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McNabb hit Jason Avant over the middle for a 10-yard TD pass to cut it to 17-14.
Late in the second quarter, Sam Madison intercepted a poorly underthrown pass by McNabb and returned it 21 yards to the Eagles' 14. That led to a 26-yard field goal by John Carney.
McNabb was sharp during the two-minute offense and David Akers nailed a 29-yarder to cut it to 20-17 at halftime.
The Eagles used a trick play to take a 7-0 lead after Patterson's interception set them up at the Giants' 9. Patterson rumbled 21 yards after he picked off Manning's pass for his first career interception.
Wide receiver DeSean Jackson scored on a 9-yard run, taking the snap out of a shotgun formation with McNabb lined up wide to the left. The Miami Dolphins rejuvenated the single wing this season, and it was the first time the Eagles used a variation of that gimmick offense.
Manning tossed a 17-yard TD pass to Plaxico Burress to tie it at 7. Burress beat safety Brian Dawkins, who covered the wideout because the Eagles sent a cornerback on a blitz.
Giants halfback Ahmad Bradshaw stripped Quintin Demps on the kickoff and Chase Blackburn took it to the Eagles' 13 after making the recovery. Philadelphia's defense tightened up and the Giants settled for a 27-yard field goal by Carney.
Manning's 1-yard TD pass to Boss gave the Giants a 17-7 lead.
The Eagles had the ball for 90 seconds in the first quarter.
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