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Key for Eagles: Keep Moss Out of Endzone

Jan 13, 2005, 3:18 PM EDT

Pasquarelli basically says the key to the Eagles victory will be stopping Randy Moss from getting into the Endzone.  He also points out the large height discrepancy between Moss and the Eagles secondary trying to contain him.  The Eagles did a fairly decent job in week 2, and with Moss having a slightly banged up ankle the Eagles may bump him a lot at the line.

Link: ESPN: Len Pasquarelli: Playoff Matchups

At 6-feet-4 and 204 pounds, Moss owns a six-inch height advantage on both Sheppard and Brown, and an average edge of eight pounds over the Philadelphia cornerbacks. And the hour-long NFL Films package provided ample graphic evidence of that. It also served as a reminder that, while the Eagles’ defense limited Moss to eight receptions for 69 yards and one late-game touchdown catch of four yards in the regular-season contest, the unit probably must successfully repeat that sterling performance for Philadelphia to advance to a fourth straight NFC Championship Game.