The Eagles fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo and named secondary coach Todd Bowles the new defensive coordinator.
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.
Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and the Lions overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Eagles 26-23 on Sunday.
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.
Shaun Suisham hit a 34-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Steelers to a 16-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday
In his last game against Philadelphia, Ben Roethlisberger was sacked eight times in defeat. Needless to say, the Steelers can't let this happen again Sunday.
With ample salary-cap room, the Eagles want to stick closer to the roster-building strategy they used before and after 2011.
At the quarter pole, the Eagles, Giants and Redskins and Cowboys are all at .500 or better.
LeSean McCoy rushed for 121 yards in the second half of the Eagles' 19-17 win over the Giants.
There was some talk this week that DeSean Jackson could return to punt-returning duties in light of rookie Damaris Johnson’s struggles in that role.
The Eagles know they need to get LeSean McCoy more involved, and in the right way, against a Giants defense that has played better of late.
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they signed P Mat McBriar to a two-year contract and released second-year P Chas Henry.
The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions; the Cowboys clawed back; and the Redskins lost again.
Kevin Kolb threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Cardinals ran over the Eagles 27-6 on Sunday for their best start in 38 years.
First-round DT Fletcher Cox got off to a slow start but has become a key defender for the Eagles through two games.