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On Thursday, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett called for the fans in attendance for Sunday’s winner-take-all NFC East matchup with the Eagles at AT&T Stadium.
“It’s a great place to play and it is a heck of a stadium,” Garrett said, per the Dallas Morning News. “But more than anything else, we have a great fan base from all over the world and we’re going to need our fans on Sunday night to make a difference in this ballgame. Our players, our coaches, our football team and our organization, we’re awfully excited about this opportunity. We want our fans to be excited and show that excitement come Sunday night because they can make a difference in this ballgame.”
The Cowboys haven’t had the greatest homefield advantage in the five seasons since JerryWorld opened. They’re 22-17 overall, 7-7 in division games and 5-5 in games played in primetime. However, they’re 5-2 in home games here in 2013 and the Cowboys themselves are glad to be at home.
“Whenever we play here, it’s electric,” said running back DeMarco Murray. “It’s an electric place to be and our fans are amazing here and really, really loud for us, so we’re excited to be here and be home in front of our fans. Hopefully it gives us an edge.”
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