Eagles need running game
Theismann takes a look at the upcoming Eagles-Giants game over a Cup o' Joe.
Philadelphia travels to play the Giants on Sunday, followed by the Packers, Seahawks and then the Giants again. This stretch is critical for the Eagles. At 4-5 and playing in the tough NFC East, they have to get their act together. They are coming off a shocking loss to the Dallas Cowboys on "Monday Night Football" in which they found a way to drop a game that they dominated throughout. It was a stunning loss for the Eagles, as they were able finally to produce a consistent running game with Brian Westbrook (16-86, 1 TD) and Lamar Gordon (13-57).
That's been the problem plaguing the Eagles all season -- they've been unable to provide any offensive balance. Sadly for them, they threw the game away by allowing the Cowboys to get a big passing play, and then quarterback Donovan McNabb threw the game-deciding interception that Cowboys safety Roy Williams took to the house.
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