After a Dmitri Patterson facemask penalty bailed the Cowboys out of a 4th down, a double end-around to Miles Austin picked up 26 yards to take Dallas into the red zone too quickly against this Eagles defense which has been horrible inside the 20 this season. Tashard Choice took two big chunks of yards from the Eagles, making it first-and-goal from the 4. Another Choice carry got the ball to the 1, on the precipice of killing the Eagles red zone D again, which had given up a record-setting 26 touchdowns in 33 red zone defenses this season. But Antonio Dixon stuffed Choice before he got to the line of scrimmage, setting up a third down.
Jon Kitna lined up shotgun and easily found Jason Witten for the touchdown. Too easy. The Eagles simply have no solution to their red zone problems. Championship teams don’t give up 27 touchdowns in 34 red zone trips — that’s gotta get fixed.