- Associated Press - Monday, November 9, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — DeMarco Murray shared a hug with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones before the game and with their coach, Jason Garrett, afterward.

In between, it was time to work.

Murray had 161 total yards for his most productive game thus far with the Philadelphia Eagles, leading them to a 33-27 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday.

Quarterbac Sam Bradford threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews to win the game, sending the Cowboys to their longest losing streak in 26 years.

“It was electrifying,” said Murray, who broke Emmitt Smith’s franchise record with a league-best 1,845 rushing yards last season. “They’re like family to me. I wish those guys nothing but the best.

“This one’s special. A lot of emotion.”

Jordan Hicks had a 67-yard interception return for a touchdown for the Eagles (4-4).

Murray had 83 rushing yards and a touchdown and 78 receiving yards. He had a 44-yard catch on a 95-yard drive for the Eagles’ first lead at 14-7 on their opening possession of the second half.

“I’m sure he had a little more fire in his belly tonight, but we knew this was a big game for us,” Bradford said. “Coming off the bye week, a divisional game on the road, we needed this one.”

Matthews, who had nine catches for 133 yards, broke away from rookie defensive back Byron Jones and ran past safety J.J. Wilcox on the first possession of overtime.

Dallas (2-6) lost its sixth consecutive game — all without quarterback Tony Romo — despite Dez Bryant’s first touchdown catch of the season. The Cowboys dropped their first eight games in 1989, when they finished 1-15 the year Jones bought the team.

The defending NFC East champion Cowboys are two losses behind the division-leading New York Giants (5-4), who beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 32-18.

“We can add and subtract,” Jones said. “We all know the job we have ahead of us.”

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