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Archive: October, 2012

For Andy Reid, staying with Michael Vick is staying in character

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 10:38 AM
Andy Reid felt it necessary to pop his head out of the bunker on Wednesday morning and say that Michael Vick is still his starting quarterback. Maybe it was DeSean Jackson going on the radio to say he supported Vick but, hey, that Foles guy doesn't look so bad, either. The last thing the Eagles need... Read more

Video: Was Juan Castillo set up to fail?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 12:29 PM
The Eagles fired DC Juan Castillo and have replaced him with Todd Bowles. Should changes be made on offense as well? The Inquirer's Bob Ford and CineSport's Justin Shackil discuss. Read more

Steelers say they have Vick figured out

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:13 PM
Everyone is an expert before the game starts, or as Mike Tyson once said, “Everybody’s got a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” That goes for the Eagles and what they hope to accomplish against the Steelers’ defense this Sunday, and also goes for what the Steelers think... Read more

Video: What went wrong with the Phillies?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 5:25 PM
Video: The Phillies played their final game of the season Wednesday & missed the playoffs for the first time in six years. CineSport's Tara Petrolino & the Inquirer's Bob Ford discuss. Read more
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Bob Ford has been writing about Philadelphia sports since 1981, and is still trying to figure it all out. A former beat writer covering the Phillies and the 76ers, Ford became a general sports columnist for the Inquirer in 2003, following in and occasionally falling in the deep footsteps of Bill Lyon, Frank Dolson and many distinguished others. He comes to the blogosphere after award-winning success as designer/editor of the fabulous Pen & Pencil Club softball blog. Likes: Palestra, inside-the-park home runs, sunny days. Dislikes: phony people, cloudy days, rewrites. Reach Bob at

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