Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/1/12
The Eagles squeaked by the Giants on Sunday night, and they may have benefited from an emotional boost provided by one of the organization's all-time greats. Safety Brian Dawkins, who played 13 seasons in Philly from 1996-2008, had his No. 20 jersey retired by the Eagles on Sunday. The biggest highlight of the night's festivities involved Dawkins making his trademark entrance, which sent the Lincoln Financial Field crowd into a frenzy. Dawkins, an eight-time Pro Bowler, retired prior to this season after a fantastic career that could earn him a spot in the Hall of Fame. He spent the final...

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