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Despite Defeat, Barber Goes Out on Top

Despite Defeat, Barber Goes Out on Top

PHILADELPHIA – Eagles chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie proved to be every bit a class act after the Eagles' 23-20 wild card victory over New York. Lurie waited several minutes in the back of the Temple locker room, where post-game interviews were being held, to offer his congratulations and well wishes to Tiki Barber, who was conducting his final NFL press conference.

Barber, who finished his glorious, potential Hall-of-Fame career in New York's disappointing playoff defeat in Philadelphia, seemed somewhat relieved it was all over. "I'm proud of what we did," said Barber, who posted 152 all-purpose yards in his career finale. "We hung strong, despite some inconsistencies and missed opportunities. Unfortunately they were just a little bit better. They go on...

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