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Friday, August 15, 2014
Observation Deck: Philadelphia Eagles

By Andy Jasner

Cary Williams recently made news for calling the New England Patriots cheaters.

Through three days of joint practices with the Patriots, the outspoken Philadelphia Eagles cornerback simply worked hard and avoided further controversy.

That hard work continued in the Eagles' second preseason game when he intercepted Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on New England's first drive and returned it 77 yards for a touchdown.

Williams injured his hamstring on the play and sat out the rest of the game. He was replaced by Brandon Boykin, who limped off the field late in the first half.

Brady rebounded after Williams exited by tossing a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter.

The Eagles rallied to tie the score 21-21 at halftime.

It was a wild night with flags dropping all over the place -- 21 to be exact -- and the Patriots eventually registering a 42-35 victory at Gillette Stadium.

Here are some other thoughts on the Eagles' second preseason game of the year: