Romo sets franchise record in Cowboys' win over Eagles

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.
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By Schuyler DixonAP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.

The Cowboys (6-6) trailed 27-24 when Romo led an 86-yard drive that was sparked by a 35-yard pass to Dez Bryant on third down. Bryant gave Dallas the lead when took a screen pass from the 6 and got inside the pylon with 5:40 remaining.

The Eagles (3-9) lost their eighth straight game despite 169 yards rushing and two touchdowns from rookie Bryce Brown a week after he set an Eagles rookie record with 178 yards.

Dallas went ahead by 11 when Morris Claiborne returned a fumble by Brown 50 yards for a touchdown.

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