Comments Off on Philadelphia Eagles’ Fourth Quarter Report Card: Defense and Special Teams
To put it mildly, the fourth quarter wasnÆt a banner one for the Eagles defense. There was the Giants game, where they gave up 38 points and over 500 yards of offenseùincluding two 60-yard-plus passing touchdowns. There was the Broncos game, where they gave up 20 second-half points and needed a ridiculous interception by Asante Samuel to keep that total from growing. Sure, they were in a couple tight spots in the second half, but after dominating the first, they looked terrible. And then there was the Dallas debacle. At least they had one good oneùa three-sack, three-pick effort against San Francisco that, outside of an apparently sleepwalked-through third quarter, was quite a showàyet still, it was the only time this year the Birds allowed a 100-yard r ...

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