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Eagles Vs Patriots: Tom Brady Wary Of Eagles Threat

The Eagles may be mired in the midst of one of the more disappointing seasons in recent memory, but Tom Brady and the Patriots are not taking them lightly.

"They really have threats everywhere." said Brady, "They rush as good as anybody that we face. They have two of the best corners in the league that intercept passes. They force you to throw it quick and then they're on you quick. Very athletic and it's a fast group. They're a really dangerous group and we have to go out and execute really well. I think we have to execute as well as we've executed all year in order to go out and try to win this game."

He says that the Eagles record doesn't necessarily reflect what the stats say about them.

"They're very talented - there's no question about that. You look at their defensive stats and their offensive stats [and] they're as good as any team in the league. They can play with anybody. They've had two pretty significant blowout wins and then the rest of the games have been very close. It's not like teams are running away from these guys; they're in every single game. They're a tough team in all phases."

He's got a point. The Eagles have been able to produce stats (sacks, yards etc) but they really haven't turned them into wins enough. This is a team that has scored more points and allowed fewer than the Giants and yet have won two less games.

Jason Babin says that the key to turning that production we've seen into wins in discipline.

"The biggest thing for us is that we can't beat ourselves. If we are in the right gap, in the right place, doing the right thing and using the proper technique, we can be very successful. When we don't do those things, in the past that has been giving us some trouble."