The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East and a playoff berth after a hard-fought 34-17 win over the New York Giants on Sunday. The game was tied late in the third quarter, but the Eagles pulled away with 17 straight points in the fourth quarter. The Eagles' win means the Cowboys will not make the postseason despite beating Washington 47-16.

The NFC playoff field is set, but seeding is still up for grabs. The Philadelphia Eagles punched their ticket to the NFL playoffs with a 34-17 win over the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands, clinching the NFC East division and the No. 4 seed in the NFC. The Eagles join the 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings as the six teams battling to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LIV.

No matter how many points Dallas scored against Washington, all the Philadelphia Eagles had to do to win the division was beat the New York Giants. And that's exactly what they did, securing a 34-17 win to clinch the NFC East and its lone playoff berth, despite a slew of injuries and a game Giants team that kept things close through three quarters at MetLife Stadium. Boston Scott takes over Boston Scott took over for injured running back Miles Sanders (ankle) and ran behind a line that lost starting guard Brandon Brooks to a shoulder injury to tally three touchdowns and deliver a fourth-quarter dagger that allowed the Philadelphia faithful to start celebrating with more than five minutes rem...

The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East and a playoff berth after a hard-fought 34-17 win over the New York Giants on Sunday. The game was tied late in the third quarter, but the Eagles pulled away with 17 straight points in the fourth quarter. The Eagles' win means the Cowboys will not make the postseason despite beating Washington 47-16.

The Philadelphia Eagles have been at their best facing elimination. They've won three in a row to improve to 8-7 and enter Sunday's game at the New York Giants (4-11) needing another victory to secure the NFC East title. But New York is no pushover.

The status of Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz for their key season-finale remained in doubt Wednesday as he continues to be evaluated for a fractured rib. The team listed Ertz as DNP on its Wednesday practice report, although that was an estimate because the team did not practice on Christmas. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo tweeted Wednesday that Carson Wentz's favorite target was "pushing hard to play but we'll see if he gets the green light from docs and athletic trainers."

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said he is awaiting the results of further tests after star Zach Ertz reportedly suffered a fractured rib against the Dallas Cowboys. Ertz hurt his rib in Sunday's 17-9 win over rivals the Cowboys as the Eagles moved top of the NFC East standings with one regular-season game remaining. The Eagles tight end left for the locker room before returning to the game to help Philadelphia seize control in the race for the NFL playoffs.

Just weeks after re-signing Jay Ajayi, the Philadelphia Eagles have released the veteran running back ahead of a Week 17 matchup against the New York Giants with a playoff spot on the line, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The move coincides with the expected return of Jordan Howard next week. Ajayi seldom used in return The Eagles signed Ajayi, 26, on Nov. 15 after placing running back Darren Sproles on inured reserve.

The Philadelphia Eagles denied the Dallas Cowboys the NFC East title as they boosted their postseason chances, while the Seattle Seahawks endured a forgettable outing against the Arizona Cardinals. Philadelphia used a 17-9 victory over NFL rivals the Cowboys on Sunday to take a big step towards the playoffs. The injury-hit Seahawks were left licking their wounds after a damaging 27-13 defeat to the Cardinals in Seattle in the race for the number one seed in the NFC.

A fan was ejected from Doug Pederson's news conference following the Philadelphia Eagles' crucial NFL win over rivals the Dallas Cowboys. The Eagles seized control of the NFC East thanks to a 17-9 victory against the Cowboys in Philadelphia on Sunday. Philadelphia at least temporarily denied Dallas a second successive NFC East title, with the Eagles needing to win their final regular-season game against the New York Giants to clinch the division.

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