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Gonna Fly Now

In Andy Reid's first nine years as Eagles coach and architect, he relied on a passing attack with medium-speed receivers like Greg Lewis and Todd Pinkston and, for a time, one famous playmaker (Terrell Owens). The results: 88 regular-season wins and zero Super Bowl titles. Through the last two drafts Reid has added a pair of burners—DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin—and it's making all the difference for Philly. In division wins over the Redskins and the Giants in the last two weeks, Jackson (below) and Maclin have combined for four touchdowns, with Jackson's two long first-half TDs making short work of Washington. Dallas's mediocre secondary speed is no match for Reid's new weapons. Eagles 31, Cowboys 20