Casey Matthews

No Contest: Eagles overpower punchless Cowboys

— From the start, it was never really a ballgame.

Thanks to a Philadelphia Eagles offensive juggernaut that incredibly is still miles from operating at full efficiency and a sound, nearly perfectly executed defensive game plan, they seized control of the NFC East with a 33-10 romp over the Dallas Cowboys this Thanksgiving evening at AT&T Stadium.

Mark Sanchez threw for 217 yards, LeSean McCoy ran for 159 and the Cowboys (8-4) were limited to 13 first downs through the first 53 minutes, well beyond the point in which any chance of a comeback was possible.

So befuddled were the Cowboys by midway through the fourth quarter that coach Jason Garrett actually elected to...