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Philadelphia Eagles move into first-place tie after win

Written by Tim Lambert and Radio Pennsylvania | Oct 20, 2015 4:52 AM
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Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray scores a touchdown run against the New York Giants in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

(Philadelphia) -- Philadelphia is now tied for first in the NFC East, after a 27-7 win over the New York Giants.

The Eagles' DeMarco Murray ran for 109 yards and a touchdown.

He says everyone knows what's at stake against a division rival.

"At the end of the day, we're just taking it one day at a time. We know we've got a long way to go," he says. "We know where we want to be and not just winning one or two games. We want to continue to grow."

Philadelphia's Nolan Carroll returned one of Eli Manning's two interceptions for a score, while Philadelphia's Sam Bradford threw for 280 yards and a 32-yard TD pass.\

He was also was picked off three times.  

Eagles' Coach Chip Kelly says his team is taking it game by game.

"Every single game you play is important," he says. "At the end of the year, what's your final record? You can't say, 'Well, we lost that one, but it wasn't that important.' Every single game is important and that's what we talk about."

Neither team looked sharp in front of a prime-time audience. They combined for seven turnovers and 21 penalties.

The Giants gave the Eagles first downs on a roughing-the-passer penalty and a running-into-the-kicker penalty to keep both of their TD drives going.

Philadelphia is now 3-3 after winning two straight.

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