Week 9: Won vs. Minnesota, 27-23
- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo threw for 337 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Dwayne Harris with 35 seconds left.
- Dallas tight end Jason Witten avoided a four-game streak with fewer than five catches by notching eight catches for 102 yards and a touchdown on Sunday. It would have been his first such streak since 2008.
- The Cowboys ran the ball just nine times for 36 yards.
- Next: at New Orleans (Sun. night)
Philadelphia Eagles (4-5)
Week 9: Won at Oakland, 49-20
- Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles tied an NFL mark with seven touchdown passes and threw for 406 yards.
- The 49 points for the Eagles were their most since beating Washington, 59-28, in 2010.
- Foles started again in place of Michael Vick, who reinjured his hamstring in a loss to the Giants last week.
- Next: at Green Bay
Washington Redskins (3-5)
Week 9: Won vs. San Diego, 30-24 (OT)
- The Chargers kicked a short field goal to send the game into overtime before Washington won on fullback Darrel Young's 4-yard run on the opening drive of the extra period.
- Washington's Santana Moss had his 700th career reception.
- The Redskins' other two victories this season came against backup quarterbacks (Matt Flynn and Josh McCown).
- Next: at Minnesota (Thurs. night)
New York Giants (2-6)
Week 9: Bye
- In the last two weeks, the Giants held Minnesota and Philadelphia to 30 and 48 rushing yards, respectively. It’s the first time they held back-to-back opponents to less than 50 yards on the ground since Oct. 25 and Nov. 7, 2010, when Dallas ran for 41 yards and Seattle for 49 (with a bye in-between).
- The victories over Minnesota and Philadelphia improved quarterback Eli Manning’s record as a starter in October to 29-7, an .806 winning percentage that is the NFL’s highest for quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era with at least 20 starts.
- Next: vs. Oakland