The turnover came on a third-and-one play from the Eaglesâ 18-yard line with 40 seconds left.
Griffin came under pressure and threw the ball toward the end zone while falling away from a defender.
After the game, explaining his thinking, he said, âWe had a certain concept we were running and nobody got open so I was backing up, and in the situation where you get a sack there, it ends the game. I was trying to throw the ball to the back of the end zone. It didnât get to where I wanted it to go.â
Garcon was one of the players closest to the ball that Philadelphia cornerback Brandon Boykin picked off in the end zone. Fellow wide receiver Santana Moss said he believed that Griffin as one of the teamâs leaders should not have aired the problems with the play, and that he shouldâve just said he had the ball in his hands at the end of the game and didnât make the play.
But Garcon didnât find fault with Griffinâs statement.
âI couldnât care less what nobody says,â Garcon said. âI just have to do my job whether they say good things or bad things. Doesnât faze me. Iâve heard it all before.â
Garcon also said he has no problem with Griffinâs leadership skills.
âYeah, thereâs good leadership in this locker room. Itâs the same guys, same players. Leadership is good. Just not winning games,â said the teamâs leading receiver. âWe just have to try to find a way to win.â
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