The Eagles and Lions faced off yesterday in an NFC battle at snowy Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles only had 90 total yards in the first half but bounced back for 388 in the second half holding the ball for 19:06 in the second half. Philadelphia outscored Detroit 28-6 in the fourth quarter. LeSean McCoy rushed 29 times for a franchise-record 217 yards en route to an Eagles 34-20 victory. More here.
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren called a Sunday night conference call which is not usually a good sign. Holmgren announced that Lecavalier would miss 3-4 weeks of action with a non-displaced fracture in his lower back. Lecavalier returned to Philadelphia yesterday to have his back re-evaluated. More here.
The final BCS standings were released last night where it became official that Florida State and Auburn will square off in the BCS National Championship. Michigan State will face Stanford in the Rose Bowl while Baylor takes on UCF in the Fiesta Bowl. Clemson and Ohio State battle in the Orange Bowl and Alabama will take on Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. More here.
Around the NFC East:
The Chargers and New York Giants squared off in San Diego. Philip Rivers threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns without an interception. Eli Manning threw two interceptions for his 19th and 20th interceptions of the year tied for the league-lead. The Chargers went on to win 37-14. More here.
The Washington Redskins took on Andy Reid and the Chiefs yesterday in Landover. Kansas City jumped out to a big 31-0 lead in the first half and took a 38-10 lead into halftime. They would stretch it to 45-10 before dropping Washington to 3-10. More here.