Rod Marinelli

Familiarity factor: Eagles expect Cowboys' best

Familiarity factor: Eagles expect Cowboys' best

PHILADELPHIA — What Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly and his staff have been most careful to avoid in the week leading up to tonight's NFC East rematch with the Dallas Cowboys (8:30 p.m., NBC) is overanalysis. A few of you might recall the Eagles (9-4) winning a 33-10 decision on Thanksgiving. And even though the Kelly doesn't expect the Cowboys (9-4) to duplicate their first game plan, he doesn't expect them to go away from what he calls their considerable strengths, either. In Kelly's case, familiarity with an opponent does the opposite of breeding contempt. As he spends more time in Philadelphia, he'll come to change his thinking on that, at...