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Redskins take on Eagles in Philly

Eagles cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie recovers a blocked field goal as Redskins kicker Graham Gano pursues, in Philadelphia on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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GAME UPDATE: After the Redskins cut the deficit to 13-10 with 13:24 left in the game, the Eagles scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to win going away, 34-10.

1:56 4th: Dion Lewis runs it in for a 9-yard Eagles TD. Eagles lead 34-10.

6:02 4th: Vick hits Celek for a 4-yard TD. Eagles 27, Redskins 10.

10:10 4th: Vick's long pass intended for Celek is intercepted by Atogwe at Washington's 2-yard line. Atogwe returns 16 yards, then laterals to DeAngelo Hall who takes it another 12 yards to the 30.

12:01 4th: Michael Vick connects with DeSean Jackson for a 62-yard TD. Eagles lead 20-10.

13:24 4th: Gano hits a 27-yard field goal. Redskins cut Eagles' lead to 13-10.

4:05 3rd quarter: Eagles get a field goal, increase lead to 13-7.

10:29 3rd quarter: Roy Helu catches a backfield pass from Rex Grossman, follows his blocking, and takes it 47 yards for a TD. The Redskins now trail the Eagles 10-7.

Redskins take on Eagles in Philly

(AP) - While the Eagles are feeling better about themselves heading into the offseason, the Redskins are going in an opposite direction.

When the teams met on Oct. 16, the Redskins were 3-1 and in sole possession of first place that late in a season for the first time since 1999, when they last won a division title.

The Eagles had lost four in a row after a season-opening win and were desperate to save their season.

A 20-13 win gave Philadelphia some hope and it also started Washington's downfall. The Redskins lost six straight and fell out of the playoff picture.

"Any time you are not winning, it goes pretty slow," Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said. "We had opportunities to close out games and we didn't close. You can go through a number of scenarios and you know how far you are from going to the next level and that's what we'll be working on in the offseason. But I like the nucleus of our team, we're younger, we have a great attitude going forward and hopefully we can play accordingly this weekend."

One of Washington's veterans will be playing with a chip on his shoulder.

Linebacker London Fletcher leads the NFL with 163 tackles, but was passed over for the Pro Bowl team this week.

"It's not surprising," Fletcher said. "We need a better record than 5-10. The teams that win typically get more players in the Pro Bowl."

The Redskins aren't sending any players to Hawaii, though they have a few alternates who could end up going.

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