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Byline: Les Bowen
Nov. 10--THE WORST thing that can happen to a defense is a physical whipping. Getting dominated at the line of scrimmage can just plain take away your heart. That would seem to be reason for concern, as the Eagles prepare for star running back Clinton Portis and the Washington Redskins, 2 weeks after being pushed around Lincoln Financial Field to the tune of 209 rushing yards surrendered to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
But as embarrassed as the Eagles were about not being able to get off the field against the Jaguars, they say they don't feel they were pushed around, and they say they believe they can stop the run just fine if they stay disciplined and don't overpursue. Middle linebacker Jeremiah Trotter was asked yesterday about the common perception that he and his teammates were punked by the Jags. "It doesn't bother me," Trotter said. "We're the ones in the film room, we're the ones on the field. The film don't lie; if you were physically …