Domowitch's Eagles-Patriots Report Card

Here are our grades for the Eagles' 31-28 loss to New England:

RUSHING OFFENSE

Eagles pretty much abandoned the run in the second half after the Patriots held Brian Westbrook to 3.3 yards per carry in the first half.

Grade: D

PASSING OFFENSE

A.J. Feeley's three interceptions, including an early one that was returned for a touchdown, marred an otherwise impressive three-touchdown performance.

Grade: B

RUN DEFENSE

The Patriots didn't run the ball much, but had two rushing touchdowns.

Grade: B

PASS DEFENSE

Tom Brady threw for almost 400 yards, but the Eagles made him work for it and held him to just one touchdown pass.

Grade: B-plus

SPECIAL TEAMS

The Eagles gave up a 40-yard kickoff return to Ellis Hobbs that kickstarted one of the Patriots' scoring drives. They again got little from their return game.

Grade: C

OVERALL

The Eagles came in as a 23-point underdog and battled the undefeated Patriots down to the wire. Their defense held Tom Brady to a season-low one touchdown pass.

Grade: A-minus