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Can The Eagles Bounce Back Sunday?

                     The charter flight from Dallas landed in Philadelphia at 5 AM on Tuesday. By then in a normal week after a Sunday game, the players have already had a day to recover and the coaches have already spent an entire day preparing a game plan for ... [Click for more](/news/article-1/the-burning-question/84B6CB06-425E-4004-9495-F4BEA39CD6D1)   

In The Spotlight

DeSean Jackson became the second player in NFL history to have back-to-back 100-yard receiving games to start a career ...Who was the first?

NFL.com national editor Vic Carucci writes about what he found surprising in the Eagles' game against the Dallas Cowboys in our Other View ...

Hot Shot

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Omar Gaither had plenty to be happy as Chris Gocong recovered the Tony Romo fumble in the end zone for a touchdown.

3 Questions With...

LB Chris Gocong

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Gocong: "We got them to third and long a lot of times. We just couldn't get off the field. Just couldn't find those plays to get us off the field. That's what happens."

Gocong: "It hurts. We really wanted it. We knew we had the talent to win. To have a performance like that defensively it really hurts us. I feel real disappointed and angry at myself. We're just going to take it out on the Steelers I guess."

Gocong: "There's a lot of good things that happened in that game. Obviously, it's a long season and you're going to learn from it. So, you just have to go on from there."

Stat Speak

Here is a look at the Eagles compared to the NFL:

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Team Offense ... The Eagles own the third-best offense in the NFL behind just Denver and Dallas. Need more proof that the NFC East is strong? The Giants' offense is fourth and the Redskins is 10th. The Eagles have the No. 1 passing offense and the No. 2 scoring offense.

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Team Defense ... The Eagles have the league's top run defense and rank 11th in total defense.

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QB Donovan McNabb ... McNabb is second in the league with 642 passing yards and has the sixth-best QB rating (114.1).

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RB Brian Westbrook ... Westbrook is the leading scorer in the NFL with 30 points. That includes kickers.

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WR DeSean Jackson ... He's second in the NFL in punt return yardage and fourth in receiving yards.

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WR Hank Baskett ... His 90-yard touchdown against the Rams is the longest pass in the NFL this year.

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