Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys - 12/31/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Raiders Lose Ugly in Philadelphia

Then you'll have a few hours to stuff your face with Christmas dinner before turning your attention to the main course, Eagles vs. Raiders on Monday Night Football.

It was one thing to lose Carson Wentz for the season with a torn ACL, but one of the main reasons why they Philadelphia was still considered a serious threat was due to other key weapons on offense along with a reliable defense.

What he wouldn't commit to was a plan beyond that, like if the Vikings win and then the Eagles win to clinch the top seed heading into their season finale against the Dallas Cowboys on December 31.

Though Crabtree and Cooper have had their struggles, they've also shown some flashes of their outstanding talent that had them touted as the game's best-receiving duo by many experts coming into 2017. The Raiders were officially eliminated from playoff contention when the Dolphins lost to the Chiefs on Sunday.

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The Eagles scored on the ensuing possession when Foles tossed a 17-yard TD pass to Ajayi for a 7-0 lead.

Foles said he didn't think the team executed well enough on third downs and it prevented them from staying on the field.

With the score tied, a great defensive effort midway through the fourth seemed to be all for nothing, as Foles threw a tipped-pass interception to give Oakland yet another try at getting a lead (they missed a 48-yard field goal not long before). Kicker Jake Elliott was unable, however, to convert on a 33-yarder to leave the game knotted at 7-7.

Oakland went ahead 10-7 when Giorgio Tavecchio booted a 25-yard field goal to cap an eight-play, 69-yard drive to open the third quarter. The Raiders recovered at their 30, but gave it back on the next play when Marshawn Lynch fumbled at the same spot. Their next meaningful game is January 13 or 14 in the playoffs. Derek Barnett sealed it when he returned a fumble 23 yards for a touchdown after picking up a lateral on Oakland's final play from scrimmage.

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Wisniewski will be inactive for Philadelphia. The Eagles retired former LB Trent Cole's No. 58 in a halftime ceremony.

His 85.5 sacks trail only legend Reggie White in Eagles history.

Moreover, his fellow WR Amari Cooper has been one of the biggest duds in the National Football League this year after coming in at a record pace through his first three National Football League campaigns. Early in the first, a delay of game and false start penalty set the Raiders back twice forcing a failed fourth down attempt giving the Eagles the ball and momentum. He said he will be watching the tape of the game tomorrow and finding out what he needs to do to play better.

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