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Eagles v Redskins - What they're saying

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Despite their 2-3 record, the Eagles players still seemed convinced of how good they are.

"We've got a great team," defensive end Trent Cole said. "I know we're a great team. We just didn't show it today."

"There's no way that this team is better than us," Donovan McNabb said. "The same went for last week. I was embarrassed these last two weeks. To two teams we shouldn't have lost to."

Maybe you guys know you're a great team... we're still not sure.

Sheldon Brown, as he usually does, told it like it is

"To have a championship team and to talk about the playoffs, you have to be consistent," Brown said. "If you're not consistent, you don't have a chance. You just don't."

Thank you Sheldon...

Brian Westbrook plans to keep up the fight.

"It's tough, it's going to be tough for us, but the good thing about the division is that we are going to continue to fight; this team is going to continue to fight," Westbrook said. "We are going to do the things that will allow us to have success. We are not going quit, we are not going to give up and we have to try to get everybody on board so that we can do the things we can do to have success."

Andy Reid, in his typical fashion, stated the obvious.

"When you are up by 14 points, you expect to finish the thing off right and do the right things and win the game," Reid said. "I think we are all embarrassed by it. We put a lot of time and effort into it. I don't think you want to go out and have a game like that."

Finally, Brian Westbrook addressed his rib injury and whether it would prevent him from playing.

"At the end of the day, you have to try to get a feel for what it's going to feel like," he said. "Can you stand that pain, and play with it, and be effective? Do I want to be out there at 45 percent and not willing to take a hit and hurting the team more than I'm helping it? No. I would rather have Correll Buckhalter, a proven running back, a guy who can get the job done, take over and carry this team. I wouldn't want to set the team back like that."