Originally posted on Inside The Iggles  |  Last updated 10/31/11

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 20: Head coach Andy Reid of the of the Philadelphia Eagles watches the action on the field from the sidelines against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
You already know by now that the Eagles destroyed the Cowboys, 34-7, in a must-win game that vaulted the Eagles into second place in the NFC East and right back into the thick of the NFC Playoff race.It was a game the Eagles had to have, and they played like it was, as Andy Reid improved his record to 13-0 after the bye week. Reid, asked about the staggering statistic after the game, said he had “no idea” why his team’s have played so well after the bye. But who cares? They have and I’ll take it. And the people of this city, after spending the last three weeks in a fog induced by the Eagles’ horrendous start and the Phillies’ early postseason departure, have awoken this morning with new hope. Here are some thoughts, trends and stats from last night’s game.*The Eagles now have a .691 winning percentage under Andy Reid after the bye (79-35-1).*The winning percentage of the Eagles’ remaining opponents is .429. For the Giants, the only team they trail in the NFC East, it is a much more ...
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