Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  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)
Welcome to "The Takeaway," where we take away the three key points from the Eagles' previous game, in this case a 34-7 victory over the Cowboys. 1. Second place and climbing. It took just one day for the Eagles to vault from the NFC East cellar to second place, and I don't think they're finished ascending. There's a certain comfort in knowing that your favorite team has already been through its worst stretch of the season and survived its worst run of injuries. Last night, the Eagles were healthy, confident and lethally efficient. For the first time since Howie Roseman assembled this team back in August, they played to their potential, giving their finest performance of the season. And you got the sense that a massive correction was taking place -- with the Eagles reasserting control of the division while the Cowboys and Redskins (who looked very much like the Redskins) fell by the wayside. The Eagles have Chicago and Arizona in consecutive weeks coming up. The Giants have Sa...
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