Posted December 20, 2011 on AP on Fox
The Philadelphia Eagles should ditch those pregame ''Rocky'' videos for another Sylvester Stallone movie that sums up their season. Given up for dead just a few weeks ago along with several other teams, the underachieving Eagles are somehow still in the NFL playoff race. So instead of showing inspirational clips of Rocky Balboa fighting Apollo Creed, maybe it would be more fitting to have a video montage from the ''Saturday Night Fever'' sequel directed by Stallone, ''Staying Alive.'' With two weeks left in the regular season, 15 teams are in the hunt for the five remaining playoff spots. There are seven teams battling for two openings in the AFC and eight teams in contention for three berths in the NFC. Four division titles are still up for grabs. The wackiest races are in the AFC West and NFC East, where 8-8 might be enough to win either division. Green Bay, San Francisco, New Orleans, New England, Houston, Baltimore and Pittsbur...

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: 'There's no confidence' in playing Philadelphia Eagles, but 'I'm respectful'

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