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Digital Nest: #BlackSunday Bonanza

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The stage was set for the Eagles on a beautiful night for football in South Philadelphia. With a national audience watching, the divisional-rival New York Giants were in town for a primetime showdown as the Eagles donned their all-black uniforms for the first time ever. The pregame hype for the game was huge, but the Eagles' performance lived up to the billing. And then some.

Lincoln Financial Field was absolutely rocking during #BlackSunday, but while there were close to 70,000 screaming fans inside the stadium, the rest of Eagles Nation was along for the ride on social media. Here's a recap of the night that Eagles fans will always, thanks to the 27-0 dismantling of the team from up the New Jersey Turnpike …

All Black Everything

Fans had known for most of the week that the Eagles were sporting black jerseys on black pants for the first time ever on Sunday night, but to actually see the team on the field for the first time created quite the buzz in the already jumping stadium …

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Flyin high in prime time. #blacksunday

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Touchdown Pass Hits The Giants Where It Ertz

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The Eagles started out quick on their first drive, systematically moving down the field on the New York defense, but the drive eventually hit a speed bump and the Eagles settled for a Cody Parkey field goal. After forcing a Giants punt, the Eagles offense again went back to work. LeSean McCoy broke off a few key runs to get the Eagles in striking distance, and Nick Foles and Zach Ertz teamed up to finish the drive …

TOUCHDOWN EAGLES!!!!! My dude FOLES!!! #FlyEaglesFly 10-0 Eagles — Jimmy Zheng (@jimmy5zheng) October 13, 2014

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Catch. TOUCHDOWN. #FlyEaglesFly

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In-Casey of Emergency, Score More Points

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After the teams traded a couple of punts, the Eagles took advantage of great field position midway early in the second quarter. Starting at the Giants 47-yard line, McCoy picked up 15 yards on the first play of the drive, and two plays later, tight end James Casey found himself free in the end zone for another touchdown …

CASEY!!! #TD #FlyEaglesFly — oʎɐɯɐʇ uɐ|ɐ (@alan_tamayo99) October 13, 2014

Sproles Surges In Second Half

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After Boyz II Men dominated their halftime performance, the Eagles offense once again got rolling, or rather, Sproling, in the third quarter. Huge gains by McCoy and Jordan Matthews helped the Eagles enter the red zone, and from 15 yards out, Darren Sproles did the rest …

IN SPROLES WE TRUST. #FlyEaglesFly — gabbyyy (@yooGABBaGABBa) October 13, 2014

The One Constant Throughout- Defensive Domination

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The Eagles offense racked up 448 total yards, Chris Maragos tipped and nearly blocked a punt on special teams, but the real MVP unit on the night was the Eagles defense. Eli Manning couldn't get comfortable all night, as the pass rush got to the Giants quarterback eight times on the night. Connor Barwin played like his hair was on fire (and with hair as great as his, let's hope it wasn't), sacking Manning three times. Brandon Graham, Trent Cole, Brandon Bair and Vinny Curry also got to Manning in what was without a doubt the Eagles best defensive game of the season, and the team's first shutout since 1996 …

First shut-out in 18 years and I was there #BirdGang #BlackSunday — Kasey Grob (@kaseygrob) October 13, 2014

Another Victory Monday

5-1. First place in the NFC East heading into the bye. Enjoy this one, Eagles fans …

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