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NFC East Roundup: Week 3


Dallas Cowboys (2-1)**

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Week 3: Beat St. Louis Rams, 31-7

  • DE Anthony Spencer missed his second game in three weeks with the same knee injury that he had surgery on in July. Cowboys WR Miles Austin injured a hamstring and didn't return
  • RB DeMarco Murray rushed for 175 yards and a touchdown two years after setting a franchise record against St. Louis as a rookie.
  • The Cowboys won their first two home games at their new stadium for the first time since it opened in 2009.

Philadelphia Eagles (1-2)
Week 3: Lost to Kansas City Chiefs, 26-16 (Thurs.)

  • RB LeSean McCoy rushed for 158 yards, including a 41-yard touchdown, marking the third-highest output of his career. The Eagles have net 1,385 total yards this season, which is the highest total in franchise history through the first three games of the season.
  • The Eagles retired Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey at halftime.

Washington Redskins (0-3)
Week 3: Lost to Detroit Lions, 27-20

  • Redskins injuries: LB Brandon Jenkins (right ankle), TE Jordan Reed (bruised right knee). Washington K John Potter made two field goals subbing for Kai Forbath (groin). TE Fred Davis missed the game with a sprained ankle.
  • QB Robert Griffin III completed 32-of-50 passes for 326 yards and an interception; rushed six times for 37 yards.

New York Giants (0-3)
Week 3: Lost to Carolina Panthers, 38-0

  • The Giants fell to 0-3 for the first time since 1996, when they lost their first three games for the second year in a row. The 1996 team finished 6-10. Coach Tom Coughlin is 0-3 for the first time since his expansion Jacksonville Jaguars lost their first four games in 1995.
  • The 38-point margin of defeat was the Giants' largest since Dec. 14, 2003, when they lost in New Orleans, 45-7.
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