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Game Vs. Bears: Eagles Locker Room

LT Jason Peters

On the Eagles' problems scoring in the red zone: "I don't know. We've got to watch the film. We watched the film last week and we thought we corrected it, but we have to go back and re-adjust."

On what the Bears were doing up front defensively: "A couple of those times, Mike (Vick) slipped and they got after him after that. I've got to watch the film. I really don't know what happened. They were running a bunch of stunts, not too many blitzes. They were getting to Michael."

On if the Eagles are still the better team: "Oh yeah. As bad as we played, we lost by five. They (Bears) know that we're the better team and they got the victory. We let the game get away. Hopefully we'll see them again and battle from there."

On the heated emotions at the end of the game: "Frustration. We should have won the game. We should have just let them snap the ball and kneel it, but we were just frustrated. We should have won the game point blank."

LB Brandon Graham

On if the game started to slip away after the Bear's kickoff return to start the second half: "Not really. We always feel like we have hope. We feel like we have a lot of time. In this type of game, you have to limit the mistakes. It was a passionate game out there and everybody was ready. That's why we had all those fights out there. It was a hostile environment. Everybody wanted to win."

On if he imagined the Bears offense moving the ball that quickly against the Philadelphia defense: "Not really. We've gone against a lot of different offenses this year and we've done pretty good. They made big plays. I'm not going to take that away from them. Those boys came ready to play. We just have to figure out what we did wrong so if we see them again, we'll be ready for them."

On if the Eagles are still the better team: "Oh yeah, no doubt. We just have to play like it. We can talk about it all we want but we've got to go out there and show it. We came out in the end playing together. I believe if we had been like that the whole way, it would have been a different outcome."

CB Dimitri Patterson

On the Bears ability to pass the ball against the Philadelphia secondary: "It wasn't a bunch of 30 or 40 yard passes. It was missed tackles and a lot of short routes. It wasn't that they were targeting the secondary. They were playing it safe. We just didn't tackle. All those 15-, 20-yard gains came off missed tackles."

LB Keenan Clayton

On the Philadelphia defense: "I feel like we weren't really settled in that first half. Once we kind of settled in everything started to turn around, but it was too late. It's something we've got work on. When a team's doing a whole bunch of different stuff, shifting, screens and all that stuff, we have to be able to settle down and adjust."

On the Philadelphia defense: "At the end of the day, we're all here for a reason. We all can make plays. We just have to stay aggressive. I think at times, all across the board, we weren't as aggressive as we should have been. This is a learning experience. At the end of the day, we really put ourselves in a hole. We can learn from this, stay aggressive on teams. That's the kind of team we're going to play in the playoffs. It definitely showed us some things we need to work on."

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