Daily News football writer Paul Domowitch tells you what he will be keeping an eye on during the Eagles-Cowboys game Sunday:
1. Stopping Witten: The Eagles continue to have problems defending the tight end in the passing game. Opposing tight ends have 72 catches and 10 TDs vs. Eagles. Two of those 10 scores were by Jason Witten in Week 14. With inexperienced Stephen McGee expected to start for the Cowboys on Sunday, Witten likely will be his go-to receiver. Witten has four TD catches in the last thee games and has been targeted 23 times (18 catches) the last two weeks.
2. Eagles’ passing game: Kevin Kolb likely will be starting in place of banged-up Michael Vick and will be going against a Cowboys pass defense that has given up a league-high 32 touchdown passes. He needs to make hay. Opponents have a 65.5 completion percentage and 96.7 passer rating against the Cowboys.
3. Getting DeSean involved: Looking for something that the Eagles’ five losses all have in common? How about little or no production from Pro Bowler DeSean Jackson? Jackson missed one of those five losses (Tennessee). In the other four, he was targeted 35 times, but caught just 11 passes for 107 yards and no touchdowns. That’s the bad news. The good news: He had a career-high 210 receiving yards 3 weeks ago against the Cowboys.