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Byron Maxwell

Eagles hand Cowboys 6th straight loss, 33-27 in OT

DeMarco Murray put Philadelphia in position to win in his return to Dallas. Sam Bradford and Jordan Matthews finished off the Cowboys.

Bradford threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Matthews in overtime and the Eagles sent the Cowboys to their longest losing streak in 26 years with a 33-27 victory Sunday night.

Matthews broke away from rookie defensive back Byron Jones and ran past safety J.J. Wilcox on the first possession of overtime to hand Dallas (2-6) its sixth straight loss. The last time Dallas lost that many in a row was in 1989 when it dropped eight straight and finished 1-15.

"Me and Byron had been competing all game," said Matthews, who had nine...