Consider the headline as blasphemous as you want, but itÆs the truth. Sometimes in battle, you need a little help from your enemies to eventually win in the end. See also Chris WebberÆs phantom timeout or Grady LittleÆs non-pull of Pedro. For the Philadelphia Eagles, a Dallas Cowboys win this week is exactly the help they need. With the Birds winning big over Atlanta earlier today, they moved to 8-4àso yes, a Giants win over Dallas would put both the Eagles and Cowboys at the same mark. But the æBoys would still be in first place via the tiebreaker of having beaten Philly weeks ago. And besides, who cares who is in first place on December 7? That status can come and go, but a playoff berth canÆt. See, if the Cowboys win today, theyÆll be 9-3, a game ahead of the Birds. But if that h ...
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