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Domo's Eagles-Giants report card

RUSHING OFFENSE No Brian Westbrook? No problem. LeSean McCoy had a 66-yard touchdown run and Leonard Weaver had a 41-yard score as the Eagles recorded their highest rushing total (180) since Week 1. Grade: A

Domo's Eagles-Giants report card

RUSHING OFFENSE
No Brian Westbrook? No problem. LeSean McCoy had a 66-yard touchdown run and Leonard Weaver had a 41-yard score as the Eagles recorded their highest rushing total (180) since Week 1. Grade: A

PASSING OFFENSE
Donovan McNabb came out of his two-game funk in a big way, throwing three touchdown passes, just six incompletions in 23 attempts and averaging 10.4 yards per attempt. DeSean Jackson notched his fourth 50-plus yard TD catch of the season. Grade: A-plus

RUN DEFENSE
The Eagles’ front seven did an excellent job of neutralizing the Giants’ ground game, holding Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw to 3.5 yards per carry through the first three quarters. Grade: A-minus

PASS DEFENSE
The Eagles’ opportunistic defense intercepted Eli Manning twice in the first half and the offense turned both into TDs. Manning completed just 20 of 39 passes and was held to 5.7 yards per attempt. Grade: A-minus

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SPECIAL TEAMS
Eagles’ return game was very productive. KR Ellis Hobbs averaged 29.3 yards per return and PR DeSean Jackson had a 30-yard return. P Sav Rocca and the coverage units did an excellent job of shutting down Domenik Hixon.
Grade: A

OVERALL
The Eagles’ offensive line wasn’t perfect, but it outplayed the Giants’ vaunted front four, allowing just two sacks. For the sixth time in seven games, the defense held its opponent to 17 points or less and ran its season takeaway total to 21 with three more. Grade: A

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