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Eagles 24, Falcons 17

Eagles 24, Falcons 17 PHILADELPHIA - Thanks to Detroit, Jeff Garcia and the rest of Philadelphia's starters rested up for the playoffs while the backups finished off a remarkable late-season run with a victory over Atlanta. The Eagles (10-6) clin...

Eagles 24,

Falcons 17

PHILADELPHIA - Thanks to Detroit, Jeff Garcia and the rest of Philadelphia's starters rested up for the playoffs while the backups finished off a remarkable late-season run with a victory over Atlanta.

The Eagles (10-6) clinched the NFC East title less than five minutes into the game when Dallas lost to the Lions. So, coach Andy Reid pulled his starters to keep them healthy for next Sunday's first-round matchup against the New York Giants (8-8).

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Atlanta 730717Philadelphia 1070724

Phi-FG Akers 41

Atl-Dunn 7 pass from Vick (Andersen kick)

Phi-Schobel 14 pass from Feeley (Akers kick)

Atl-FG Andersen 45

Phi-Avant 5 pass from Feeley (Akers kick)

Atl-Crumpler 9 pass from Schaub (Andersen kick)

Phi-Baskett 89 pass from Feeley (Akers kick) AtlPhi First downs 2121Total Net Yards 378393Rushes-yards 34-15917-43Passing 256350Punt Returns 5-1725-216Kickoff Returns 3-633-42Interceptions Ret. 0-01-12Comp-Att-Int 15-21-122-33-0Sacked-Yards Lost 5-370-0Punts 5-34.45-43.2Fumbles-Lost 0-01-0Penalties-Yards 9-9911-108Time of Possession 35:1824:42INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

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RUSHING-Atlanta, Norwood 10-63, Dunn 19-58, Schaub 2-21, Vick 3-17. Philadelphia, Moats 11-22, Mahe 3-14, Westbrook 1-3, Feeley 1-3, Buckhalter 1-1.

PASSING-Atlanta, Schaub 15-21-1-175, Vick 8-14-0-81. Philadelphia, Feeley 22-33-0-321, Garcia 1-3-0-29.

RECEIVING-Atlanta, Crumpler 6-64, White 4-90, Norwood 3-28, Dunn 3-17, Blakley 2-37, Jenkins 2-19, McCrary 1-2, Beverly 1-0, Griffith 1-(minus 1). Philadelphia, Baskett 7-177, G.Lewis 4-52, Avant 4-40, Tapeh 3-24, Schobel 2-24, Mahe 2-4, Westbrook 1-29.

MISSED FIELD GOALS-Philadelphia, Akers 23 (WR).

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