The fact that the trick play was used against the Philadelphia Eagles - who are known for popularizing the "Philly Special" move - will also be a source of pride for Flores and the rest of the Miami coaching staff, particularly given the struggles the team has endured throughout the season.
The Eagles are only one game behind the Dallas Cowboys (6-6) in the race for the division title. The key game in the formula was the Eagles' Week 8 win and the Cowboys' Thanksgiving loss to the Bills.More news: Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning on smart TV security risks
Philadelphia entered its very winnable Week 13 game against the Miami Dolphins at +148 across all sportsbooks.
The Cowboys have a 2-5 record against those common opponents. The fourth-year QB is leading the National Football League with 3,788 passing yards and is starting to run away with the stat heading into Week 14.
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Even running back Ezekiel Elliott is fifth in rushing with 909 yards this season, averaging an eighth-best 82.5 YDS/G. The Eagles are 4-4 in those games.
This is: the 3-9 Washington Redskins technically still have a chance at winning the division.
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This season there is no doubt the Eagles have been banged up this season, but being banged up doesn't have anything to do with effort, and after the Eagles loss to the Dolphins, Pederson admitted that the Dolphins wanted it more than the Eagles did. All those two, three and four win teams?