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Domo's Eagles-Cowboys report card

Here are Paul Domowitch's grades for the Eagles-Cowboys game. Click here to make your grades.

Domo's Eagles-Cowboys report card

Michael Vick celebrates with Jason Peters after throwing a touchdown pass to Todd Heremans. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
Michael Vick celebrates with Jason Peters after throwing a touchdown pass to Todd Heremans. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Here are Paul Domowitch's grades for the Eagles-Cowboys game. Click here to make your grades.

RUSHING OFFENSE: LeSean McCoy had a 56-yard third-quarter run that set up a David Akers’ field goal, but had just 27 yards on his other nine carries in the first three quarters. Michael Vick notched his seventh touchdown of the season, but the Cowboys kept him from doing any other damage with his legs. Grade: B-minus

PASSING OFFENSE: The Cowboys pressured — and hit — Mike Vick early and often. Vick threw two interceptions for the first time this season, but also had two touchdown throws. DeSean Jackson, who was silenced by the Cowboys in three games last year, had 200-plus receiving yards. Grade: B-plus

RUN DEFENSE: With the exception of getting burned for 26 yards on a reverse by wide receiver Miles Austin, the Eagles did a pretty good job of neutralizing RBs Felix Jones and Tashard Choice on the ground, holding them to a combined 56 yards on 20 attempts in the first three quarters. Grade: B-plus

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PASS DEFENSE: The Eagles added to their league-high interception total, picking off Jon Kitna twice. But their problems covering the tight end continued as they gave up two TD passes to Jason Witten. Grade: B-minus

SPECIAL TEAMS: David Akers converted all three of his field goal attempts. He’s been good on 23 of his last 24 attempts, with his only swing-and-miss coming on a block. DeSean Jackson had two double-digit punt returns. Eagles’ coverage units did a solid job. KR Jorrick Calvin put the Eagles in a late-fourth quarter hole with an unnecessary personal foul. Grade: B-plus

OVERALL: The offense put up 26-plus points for the sixth straight game. The defense failed for the ninth time in 13 games to hold an opponent to 17 points or less. Grade: B

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