Dallas at Philadelphia
Tomorrow, 9 p.m.
Catches by Philadelphia's four wide receivers not named Terrell Owens (Greg Lewis, Reggie Brown, Billy McMullen and Darnerien McCants) combined this season. Owens had 47. Cowboys wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson knows something about Terrell Owens's predicament. Two years ago, he faced a similar situation in Tampa Bay when he mouthed off and was deactivated for the final six games of the season.
So one would think he would be willing to talk about the Owens-Eagles dustup. Well, no. When asked about the matter this week in Dallas, Johnson was silent. He even went so far as to have a sign made up that read "NOT MY PROBLEM." Johnson pointed to the sign on his locker when asked to comment.
Other Cowboys weren't so reticent. Tight end Dan Campbell seems worried the controversy will give the slumping Eagles even more for which to play.
"We are going to be walking into a hornets' nest," Campbell told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram this week. "That scares me."
Dallas did a good job shutting down Owens in the teams' first meeting, holding him to a season-low 50 yards on five catches in the Cowboys' 33-10 win Oct. 9. Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb wasn't much better, throwing for a season-worst 131 yards and compiling a season-low 64.7 passer rating.
He also failed to throw a touchdown pass for the only time this season.