The Dallas Cowboys haven’t exactly been impressive so far, but thanks to the performance of the defense, DeMarcus Ware in particular, they are tied with the NFC East ChampionPhiladelphia Eagles, 7-7, at half.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Eagles opened up the scoring at the very beginning of the second, with Kevin Kolb hitting Chad Hall for a four yard touchdown that, with David Akers’ extra point, gave Philadelphia a 7-0 lead.
Dallas was unable to answer on offense, going three-and-out on their next drive, but on the Eagles’ ensuing possession, the defense stepped up.
Anthony Spencer’s strip-sack of Kolb was recovered and returned 17 yards for a touchdown by DeMarcus Ware to knot things up at 7-7. Ware also had two sacks in the first half, giving him 14.5 on the year, and narrowly missed another.
Bryan McCann fumbled a late punt to give the Eagles a bit of life, but were unable to capitalize before intermission. The half ended with Gerald Sensabaugh interception Kolb on a Hail Mary.
At half, Dallas and Philadelphia are tied up at 7-7.
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