Eagles Aftermath

Posted: November 03, 2008


Who: N.Y. Giants (7-1) at Eagles (5-3)

When: Sunday, 8:15 p.m.

Where: Lincoln Financial Field


Radio: WYSP (94.1-FM), WIP (610-AM)

Last meeting: Giants won, 16-13, on Dec. 9 at Lincoln Financial Field.

David Akers hit the right upright on a game-tying field goal attempt with seconds remaining.

Series history: Giants lead, 81-68-2. The teams have split six meetings at the Linc.


Lito Sheppard, groin. Did not return.

Sean Considine, thigh contusion.

Kevin Curtis, wrist sprain. Returned to game.


"Things weren't clicking. I thought their defense did a nice job. Their defense came out and played tighter coverage than they had shown before . . . It took a little bit of time to figure it out."

- Andy Reid, on Eagles' early struggles

"We lost games that we should have won. What you're seeing now is a team that has learned from those mistakes . . . We're going into the meat of the schedule. You kinda want to get this thing rolling."

- Donovan McNabb

"We'll take a win, no matter if it's scratch and claw. A win is a win for us."

- Brian Westbrook

"You're going to have your ups and downs. That's the nature of football, the nature of all sports, really . . . We did a good job of weathering the storm."

- Brian Dawkins


The Seahawks gained 8 net yards on 12 plays in the fourth quarter. They finished with 233 yards for the game. The Eagles had 419.

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