Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 10/24/11
Welcome to The Takeaway, where we take away the three key points from the Eagles' bye week. 1. The correction of the NFC East begins in earnest. While the Eagles took a week off to nurse their injuries and master the fine art of not running Owen Schmitt at the goal line, the Redskins went down to Carolina and got absolutely housed by Cam Newton. The Redskins now look very much like the awful team we suspected they were at the beginning of the year, and the Cowboys and Eagles suddenly find themselves in the perfect position to regain control of the division. A win in Sunday night's game against Dallas and the Eagles will have lifted themselves out of the division cellar, perhaps for good. You can sense the tide turning now. You can feel both Dallas and Philly coming on, even though the Eagles didn't play this week. This week was a reminder of how quickly things can change in the NFL, and how a seemingly dead team like Philly can quickly find itself in a good position to right t...
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