20 years ago: 3 locals involved in Eagles' win

Published: Saturday, Sept. 17 2011 6:55 p.m. MDT

Jim McMahon got his first victory as a starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, a 24-0 win over the Cowboys.

McMahon finished 18-for-29 passing for 207 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions.

In the same game, Weber State's Roger Ruzek made all three of his extra points plus a 42-yard field goal while missing a 55-yarder. Utah's Manny Hendrix, tied for the game-high in tackles with six, all unassisted, but a pass interference call against him helped set up the final Philadelphia TD.

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