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Cowboys 6, Eagles 0 - as it happened

Jonathan Tannenwald, STAFF WRITER

Updated: Sunday, December 31, 2017, 12:57 PM

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld slips as he tries to run during the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys.

The Eagles lost to the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field, 6-0, in their regular season finale. Here’s a look back at how the game unfolded in our live chat.

Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles is hit while throwing the ball by Dallas' #90, DeMarcus Lawrence, left, and pressured by #59, Anthony Hitchens, right in the first quarter of Sunday's game at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday December 31, 2017.
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott dives trying for a first down as Eagles linebacker Najee Goode tackles him in the 2nd quarter in the game at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Prescott came up two yards short but the Eagles lost 6-0. At right is Eagles lineback Mychal Kendricks. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld, center, is sacked by Dallas' #56, Datone Jones, left, and #90, DeMarcus Lawrence, right, in the second quarter. Dallas Cowboys at the Philadelphia Eagles on December 31, 2017. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles punter Donnie Jones takes off his warm-up pants on the field before punting the football in the second-quarter against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles head coach Doug Pederson looks up at the scoreboard in the 4th quarter in the game against the Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Eagles lost 6-0. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles receiver Torrey Smith can't catch this high pass from quarterback Nick Foles on 4th down and 7 yards in the 1st quarter as Cowboys safety Xavier Woods (left) and Chidobe Awuzie defend in the game at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Eagles lost 6-0. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles yells out instructions to his teammates against the Dallas Cowboys during the first-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Jason Kelce reacts after he was flagged for a penalty as they play the Cowboys. Philadelphia Eagles lose 6-0 to the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, left, speaks to Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, right, after Sunday's game. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor, right, is dragged down by the chin by Dallas linebacker Sean Lee, left, in the first half of Sunday's game. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant catches the football past Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas during the second-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Dallas' receiver #19, Brice Butler, right, beats Eagles defensive back #32, Rasul Douglas, left, to haul in a touchdown pass in the third quarter to give the Cowboys the lead at Sunday's game. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles running back Kenjon Barner recovers his third-quarter fumbled punt against Dallas Cowboys Lance Lenoir on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagle quarterback Nate Sudfeld, #7, center, scrambles past Dallas' #50, Sean Lee, left, and Tyrone Crawford, right, for a 23 yard gain and a first down in the third period of Sunday's game. Dallas Cowboys at the Philadelphia Eagles on December 31, 2017. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles running back LeGarrett Blount, center, follows his blockers on an end around run in the second quarter of Sunday's game. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles running back Kenjon Barner fumbles a third-quarter punt against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Cowboys' running back Ezekiel Elliott dances for six yards late in the 4th quarter of the game against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Eagles lost 6-0. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Cowboys' Anthony Brown, right, sacks Eagles' Nate Sudfield, left, during the 3rd quarter. Philadelphia Eagles lose 6-0 to the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Challenger the eagle flies in during the pregame ceremony before the Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld has a pass batted down by Cowboys defensive end Datone Jones in the 3rd quarter of the game against the Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Eagles lost 6-0. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles' Kenjon Barner, right, fumbles a punt as the Cowboys' Lance Lenoir, tries to recover the ball in the 3rd quarter. Barner recovered the fumble. LancePhiladelphia Eagles lose 6-0 to the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld heads upfield on a 3rd quarter scramble and picks up 23 yards in the game against the Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. Eagles lost 6-0. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld gets sacked by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown during the third-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws a pass that was intercetpted in the first quarter of Sunday's game against Dallas. Dallas Cowboys at the Philadelphia Eagles on December 31, 2017. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles' Steven Means celebrates after sacking Cowboys' Dak Prescott during the 2nd quarter. Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Eagles' Nate Sudfeld slips as he tries to run during the 2nd quarter against the Cowboys. Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Eagles backup quarterback #7, Nate Sudfeld, center,is sacked by Dallas’ #56, Datone Jones, left, and DeMarcus Lawrence, right, in the second quarter. Dallas Cowboys at the Philadelphia Eagles on December 31, 2017. MICHAEL BRYANT/ Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles dives for the fumbled football during the first-quarter against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles corner back Sidney Jones defends Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant during the first-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles defensive end Vinny Curry exults after helping stop Cowboys running back on a 4th down play in the 1st quarter of the game against the Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field December 31, 2017. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen loses his helmet stopping Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott in the first-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles tosses the football away as tight end Brent Celek tries to block Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence in the first-quarter on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer
Eagles’ Carson Wentz, left, picks up a football as the team warms-up before the Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys in Philadelphia, PA on December 31, 2017. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer
Photo Gallery: Photos from the Eagles' loss to the Cowboys

Key Plays

0:13 4th: Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey missed a 23-yard field goal attempt.

12:19 4th — Cowboys 6, Eagles 0: Dallas finally scored the game’s first points on a 20-yard touchdown catch-and-run pass from Dak Prescott to Brice Butler. Kicker Dan Bailey missed the extra point attempt.

Halftime: It’s still scoreless. It’s the first scoreless game at halftime in the NFL since Dec. 11, 2011, when the Bears and Broncos accomplished… well, maybe that’s not the right word. But you get the idea. It’s also the first scoreless first half between the Eagles and Cowboys in the series’ history, dating back to 1960. Credit to ESPN’s stats crew for finding that tidbit.

5:28 2nd: A rare moment of entertainment in the game. Eagles punter Donnie Jones forgot to take his sweatpants off before entering the field. He took care of the matter while lining up for the snap.

14:00 2nd: Nick Foles exited after an underwhelming (to put it politely) performance. He completed just four of 11 passes for 39 yards, and was intercepted once. Nate Sudfeld replaced Foles.

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Jonathan Tannenwald, STAFF WRITER

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