News: SA: Cowboys defense looks to patch things up

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    Cowboys defense looks to patch things up
    Rematch with Eagles gives Dallas' defense shot to make amends.
    Tom Orsbor, express-news Copyright 2011 express-news. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
    By Tom Orsborn,

    IRVING β€” Rob Ryan chuckled when a reporter mentioned to him in a Valley Ranch hallway that he got some love from Eagles coach Andy Reid during a conference call with the Dallas media.

    β€œHe's probably happy he gets to face another Ryan,” the Cowboys defensive coordinator joked.

    Philadelphia will look to improve to 3-0 this season against Ryan-coached defenses when the Eagles (6-8) face the Cowboys (8-6) on Saturday in Arlington.

    The Eagles clobbered Rex Ryan's New York Jets 45-19 last weekend to improve to 6-8 and keep their playoff hopes alive. In late October, Philadelphia amassed 495 total yards in punishing Dallas 34-7 at Lincoln Financial Field.

    Reid expects a better showing from the Cowboys in the rematch. Dallas is in the driver's seat in the NFC East's three-team chase, which includes the dark-horse Eagles...

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