Let's give the Eagles some credit

Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

I was in Pittsburgh for Steelers-Cowboys, but was fortunate to watch most of the Giants-Eagles game. You had to know the story line after this game would be all about the post-Plaxico distractions, but it's also important to note that the Eagles lined up and dominated the Giants. If not for the Giants' final drive, their offensive numbers would've been truly miserable.

The Eagles served notice that they won't go away quietly, and now they're legitimate playoff contenders. By the time they line up to play next Monday against the Browns, they could have an opportunity to pass the Cowboys and Falcons in the standings. It was a huge win, so let's see what folks are saying about it: