Quick Take: Eagles soar into NFC title game

It was over when ...
Eagles safety Quintin Mikell intercepted Eli Manning's pass with 3:15 left in the game. Manning's second interception of the game ended any chance of a Giants comeback and sent the Eagles to the NFC Championship Game against the Cardinals next Sunday in Arizona.

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Eagles DT Brodrick Bunkley made four total tackles, but two of them were crucial fourth-quarter stops. Bunkley helped deny Manning on a fourth-and-1 play, then stuffed RB Brandon Jacobs on fourth-and-2 on the Giants' next series, preserving the Eagles' lead.

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The Giants couldn't put the ball in the end zone. On the five drives in which New York crossed into Philadelphia territory, three resulted in field goals and two ended in missed field-goal attempts.

For the first time in NFL history, none of the top three seeds will be in the NFC Championship Game . ... This was the first game to end with a final score of 23-11. ... The Giants finished 7-2 at home this season. ... The road team won each of the three games these teams played this season. ... Eagles K David Akers has made 18 straight playoff field-goal attempts, an NFL record. ... Eagles CB Asante Samuel missed the first defensive series of the second half to receive fluids through an IV. He returned on the next series. ... Giants K John Karney, who missed three field-goal attempts during the regular season, missed two in the wind in this game.

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