QB Michael Vick
On whether the first game against Dallas was the best of his career: "I don't know. I can't say that really because I feel that I have had a lot of great performances and great games. I really can't say that."
On how this game will be different from the last game:"I don't know what their plan is and what they'll do differently. I do know that they'll come in prepared and ready to play. We will, too, so it'll be a good game."
On how dangerous this team can be if they make the playoffs: "As of right now, we can't talk about the playoffs. We have to win the next game, which is the most important, and try to put ourselves in the position where we can be considered. It's just a one game at a time attitude right here, and preparation is the key." On whether he'll keep his eye on the Giants-Jets score:"You keep an eye but you try to stay away from watching it. You have to take care of your responsibilities and we understand what that is. You can't get too wrapped up in it and you have to take care of your business."
On Andy Reid saying that he'll be a big Jets fan this week: "We all are for the right reasons. We'll see."
On how important it is to avoid sacks like he did against the Jets: "It's important to stay upright for any quarterback in this league. You don't want to be in the ground and you don't want to get sacked, and that's a credit to the offensive line. They did a great job. I'm confident in those guys and they're getting better and better each week. They are more confident in themselves and that's important."
On facing the Ryan brothers in consecutive weeks: "I think they do similar things but it's fairly different. It's two complicated, tough defenses back-to-back and we have our work cut out for us."
On both the Cowboys and the Eagles fighting for their playoff lives: "We all are in positions where we have to fight. Now we have to take our show on the road and be good, physical, and play fundamentally sound football on the road. It's a tough task and it's something that we know that we have to get the job done. We're ready for it."
On how his ribs feel: "My ribs are good. I'm feeling better each and every day."
On whether the offense calls out the defense's coverages every game: "Sometimes you just don't call out. We had a good snap count and different things like that. We kept them unbalanced, snap count, so they were showing it, you know, prematurely because of the snap count."
On what he thinks will be different in this matchup against the Cowboys as compared to earlier this season: "I think it'll be a lot different because they're a better team. Each year, teams progress and they get better and better as the year goes on. They've been playing winning football. Even in some of the games that they've lost, they've played really well. The old game that we had is definitely out the window, we have to come out and play a different team, with a different mindset."
On how different he thinks the Cowboys defense will be from the Jets defense: "It'll be totally different. I think that, first of all, we don't get a chance to play [Jets Head Coach] Rex Ryan like we played last week. The coordinator in Dallas, we play him more often so he can, you know, gameplan and do different things. We don't see his brother as much so I think that it's going to be different from the last time we played. There's a little bit more to it. I think he's going to get after us a little bit."
On the differences between RB Felix Jones and RB DeMarco Murray: "I don't know, it's hard to say. Maybe Felix has a little bit more explosion, but they're both fast guys, they both run hard. They're both similar backs."
On whether he is more worried about the style of offense that the Cowboys run more so than the personnel: "That'll just be based on our gameplan. Whatever we're doing on certain plays, you have to have good eyes, and like you said, read your keys, and just try not to bite on any play action stuff."
On the defense having seven takeaways the last two games and whether he finds himself wondering where that was all along, and whether he knew it was there all along: "Like you said, we knew it was there all along. Sometimes we just capitalize on our opportunities when they show themselves. Guys caused the fumbles, get picks, and we just stress that; capitalize when you get the opportunity. Make the play."
On why the Eagles were so dominant in the first matchup: "I think we executed really well. We had a perfect game plan for them, the coaches put us in a good position to make a lot of plays and be successful. Execution is a big thing every game and we executed almost to perfection."
CB Joselio Hanson
On whether the Cowboys will go three-wide more which will mean more playing time for him: "Yeah, I hope so. I hope we can get out there and get our DBs on the field and lock them up. So if they want to do that or they want to go two tight ends, I know they like to go two tight ends, too. We just have to be ready for whatever they come with."
On his thoughts about the pass rush and the defensive backfield working well together right now: "Yeah I think the secondary wants to make the quarterback hold the ball and give our d-line time to get there. We have one of the best d-lines in the league, leading in sacks. So it's not always the d-line, it's the coverage too. So it works both ways."
LB Jamar Chaney
On his thoughts about Cowboys RB Felix Jones and the difference between him and RB DeMarco Murray: "He's a first round pick so he has a lot of talent. I saw Felix in college a bunch of times at Arkansas and he's a great back. I mean, the thing that's surprising about him is how fast and quick he is. I mean, he has pretty good acceleration and can get to top speed pretty fast. I guess he has a chip on his shoulder because he's not starting anymore, but he's starting now because Murray went down and I guess he has a chip on his shoulder now and wants to prove people wrong."
On his thoughts about the speed of Jones: "Yeah, he's extremely fast; his acceleration is what pops out on film and the way he can catch his top speed pretty much as fast as anybody we're going to face."
On his thoughts about Cowboys TE Jason Witten: "I mean, he's a great tight end. I've been in the league two years and he's probably the best one in the two years that I've been in the league. So you just have to go out there and hope to contain a guy like that and mix up things for him and [Cowboys QB Tony] Romo so they're not looking at the same looks. And you know, get a jam on him sometimes, play off of him sometimes and just try to change it up on him."
G Evan Mathis
On whether he thinks guys are two conscious of trying not to turn the ball over: "No, you need to be trying hard not to turn the ball over. I don't think it's making anybody nervous and they're dropping the ball or anything like that. It's something you have to prepare, you have to practice the right way and you have to consciously think about it when you're on the field."
On his thoughts about potentially blocking for the league's rushing champ: "We want to help get him those yards to help translate to a win for us. So it's not something we really think about. As I talked about earlier, that's kind of a thing we can reflect on after the season. It would be cool to say we have the leading rusher after the season, but it's not something we're going to change something we're doing now. We're still going to go out there and give our best and get him all of the yards we can, but we're doing that to get a win, not to get a rushing title."
C Jason Kelce
On his thoughts about blocking for a special running back like LeSean McCoy: "He's a special back and you always take pride whenever a running back is having a great season like Shady is. And he wouldn't be able to do it without us but I don't know if we would have as many rushing yards as we do from our starting back if it wasn't from LeSean McCoy. So it goes hand-in-hand and it's fun blocking for him."
On whether the team's ability to run on the Cowboys in the first game will carry over: "You know, you don't want to say that it will carry over because I think that they'll probably do some things defensively to make sure that it doesn't happen on their part, from their standpoint. But it's definitely a confidence booster knowing that you've already done it once on the season. But you still prepare like you do each week and you still try to focus and make sure you know what you're doing for Saturday, in this case."
WR Jeremy Maclin
On his thoughts about his blocking downfield on the play that led to the touchdown: "It's part of being a complete football player, not only being able to make plays but also being able to help your other teammates. And I think guys respect that, guys understand that, and just anything I can do to help my team win."
On whether it's nice to get recognized for it: "It is. I try to put myself in the best position, not only to make myself successful, but to make other guys successful and if that's going out there and blocking somebody then that's what it is. I take pride in that personally because it definitely makes you a complete player."
On whether it means as much to him to make a block on a touchdown then to score a touchdown: "Points on the board are points on the board and that's how you have to look at it. Everybody wants personal stats but at the same time the most important thing is to win the game."
On his thoughts about playing through injury: "We don't have time to sit around and wait. We have to go out and take care of business and I want to be out there, and obviously my team wants me out there as well, so I have to suck it up and get out there and do it. Obviously, you never want to put yourself in a position to hurt the team, but if you can go there and play, then you can go there and play. Whether it's through a little pain or whatever the case may be, that's what you want to do. So I just want to do anything I can to help us get to the postseason."
On what goes into blocking downfield: "A little bit of everything. You have to understand the play, you have to know where the ball is – if it's a running play whether it's going inside or outside so everything kind of reads into it. Blocking for McCoy is kind of hard sometimes because you never know where he's going to go with it and that's what makes him so special. But the most important thing is just covering up your guy when he breaks. So there's just little things that goes into it but just effort; you can't really teach effort, it's something you either have or you don't."