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No-namers get Cowboys through 1st game without Ware, offense moves along OK without Murray

  • Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Matt Barkley is pressured by Dallas Cowboys' Jason Hatcher, right, during fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti)  THE EVENING BULLETIN OUT, TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

    Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Matt Barkley is pressured by Dallas Cowboys' Jason Hatcher, right, during fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti) THE EVENING BULLETIN OUT, TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles, center, is sacked by the Dallas Cowboys' George Selvie, right, and another player in third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Inquirer, Ron Cortes)  PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT

    Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles, center, is sacked by the Dallas Cowboys' George Selvie, right, and another player in third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Inquirer, Ron Cortes) PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Cowboys' Terrance Williams (83) dives in for a touchdown on a pass from quarterback Tony Romo as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher (24) defends on the play during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Dallas Cowboys' Terrance Williams (83) dives in for a touchdown on a pass from quarterback Tony Romo as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher (24) defends on the play during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

George Selvie had the most sacks, and Kyle Wilber had the most snaps for the Dallas defensive line.

Somehow, life in the first game without DeMarcus Ware was just fine for the Cowboys.

A unit dubbed the "no-name group" by Dallas owner Jerry Jones dominated one of the league's best offenses in a 17-3 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.

Even the offense got going, with Joseph Randle subbing adequately for running back DeMarco Murray and depth at receiver showing up again with Miles Austin still slowed by hamstring problems.

It may be hard for Dallas to hang on long without two big stars, but the defense has Tony Romo excited heading into Sunday's game at Detroit.

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