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Nearly 21 Million Watch Eagles-Giants Shootout

The Eagles' 45-38 win over the New York Giants was witnessed on NBC by 20.9 million, which put the game in a tie for the 10th-largest audience in the history of Sunday Night Football. The Eagles have now been involved in three of the top ten most-watched games on Sunday night.

The audience for the Eagles-Giants game was 57 percent higher than the Week 14 game in 2008. It was the seventh time that the NBC Sunday night game exceeded an audience of 20 million viewers. The Eagles-Cowboys game on Nov. 8 was watched by 21.9 million people, which was a tie for the sixth-largest Sunday night audience. The Eagles-Patriots game in 2007 was seen by 21.8 million people, the eighth-largest ever on NBC's Sunday Night Football.

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 3:20 p.m., December 14

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