TheyÆve swept two division rivals, made a pair of impressive fourth-quarter comebacks, and won with three different quarterbacks at the helm. After 14 weeks, theyÆre in first place by a half-game, the virtual best team in the NFC East. And at 4:15 today, the Philadelphia Eagles line up for the most important game of their 2009 season. For one thing, a win over the 49ers today gives the Birds 10 victories and clinches a playoff spot. It also means that the finale in Dallas will be for the division title at worst and meaningless at best. In that at-worst scenario, they could finish in a three-way tie with Dallas and New York at 10-6. For that to be the case, youÆd need New York to win out, Dallas to lose to Washington, and Philly to lose out (against Denver and Dallas) If that all happens ...
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