With just over two minutes left in the Cowboys-Eagles game on Sunday, you could turn out the lights on Philly's chances of winning the NFC East and clinching a first-round bye. In fact, someone at Cowboys Stadium must have taken that literally -- or tripped over a cord somewhere -- as the Godzillavision screen and the display ribbons around the stadium all went dark.
It took about a minute for it all to come back on. Here is video of the ordeal:
Dallas did close out the Eagles, 24-0, posting consecutive shutouts for the first time in franchise history. The Cowboys earned their third trip to the playoffs in four years while clinching a second NFC East title under Wade Phillips in three seasons.
Now, about that drought dating back to '96...