Philadelphia Eagles: Three keys to a Week 14 win over Dallas Cowboys

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Control the Game on Offense

Last Monday, the Eagles dominated the Redskins in all aspects of the game. They outgained them 436-235 and won the time of possession battle 39:19-20:41. If it wasn’t for a goal-line stop by Washington and a Carson Wentz pick inside the red zone, then the Eagles win that game by 10-14 more points.

Without a doubt, that was the Eagles most dominant game of the year. They moved the ball at will and controlled the game on the ground, which allowed them to keep the ball out of Washington’s hands. Granted, the Redskins’ offense isn’t very good, but their defense ranks near the top of the league.

The Eagles need to do the same thing on Sunday. Their offense needs to keep Dak Prescott and the Cowboys’ offense off of the field as much as possible. That starts with the Eagles’ running game, led by Josh Adams.

Adams followed a very good performance against the Giants with another productive night versus Washington. The Notre Dame product carried the ball 20 times 85 yards, good for 4.25 yards per carry. Adams’ production has been a huge reason for the Eagles’ success the past two games.

For the Eagles to continue to roll on offense this Sunday, they are going to need to feature Adams early and often. Establishing a dominant ground game and passing off of that will help put points on the board and keep their offense on the field as much as possible.