8:00 PM ET, January 11, 2003
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donovan McNabb took the snap and dropped into his own end zone. No one was open, so he scrambled to his right, scooted past a defender flying through the air and finally stepped out of bounds with a 19-yard gain.
Donovan McNabb came back to complete 20 of 30 passes for 247 yards and a touchdown.
The temperature at kickoff was 29 degrees, with a wind chill of 20. ... Since the league went to six playoff teams in each conference in 1990, the NFC has never had a No. 6 seed beat a No. 1 seed. That streak continued Saturday, denying the Falcons a spot in their first NFC title game since the 1998 season. ... Dome-based teams, such as the Falcons, have won only five of 32 playoff games outside. ... The Eagles are 7-3 in playoff games at the Vet.