Posted November 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
There is a race in the NFC East again and the undermanned Philadelphia Eagles find themselves on the fringe of it. Subbing for an injured Michael Vick, Vince Young breathed life into the defending division champions by capping an 18-play drive with a game-winning 8-yard touchdown pass to Riley Cooper with 2:45 to play and the Eagles defeated the New York Giants 17-10 Sunday night. ''It's definitely a big win,'' said Young, who was 23 of 36 for 258 yards, two touchdown and three interceptions. ''You see the excitement and the smiles on the guys and that's what we need, what we have to have.'' This was one the Eagles (4-6) had to have to stay alive. It snapped a two-game losing streak and sent the Giants (6-4) to their second straight loss. Two weeks ago, New York had a two-game lead in the division. Now it is tied with Dallas, which beat Washington in overtime. The teams will play twice over the final six weeks. The Cowboys also have a game with Philadelphia, the co-called Dream ...
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