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Archive: November, 2008

McNabb remains confident

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 12:05 PM
Donovan McNabb obviously could feel the love in the NovaCare auditorium, as he ascended the podium on his 32nd birthday, for a very special episode of the weekly quarterback news conference. As you might have heard, McNabb was benched for the second half last Sunday in what turned out to be an ugly... Read more

What about the running game?

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 9:15 AM
With all the appropriate attention on the Eagles quarterback situation, the news on the running backs fell a bit under the radar. Correll Buckhalter (medial collateral ligament) said he would not be able to play Thursday but hopes to be ready for the next game, Dec. 7 at the Giants. Brian Westbrook... Read more

What Andy Said, What Andy Meant (post-Ravens)

Monday, November 24, 2008, 2:27 PM
On whether the short week between games played into his decision to start McNabb against Arizona: What Andy said: ``No.’’ What Andy meant: ``Yes.’’ On why he thinks McNabb will snap out of the five-game funk he’s been in: What Andy said: ``I think I know Donovan probably... Read more

McNabb to start at QB

Monday, November 24, 2008, 12:00 PM
Donovan McNabb will be the starting quarterback on Thursday night against Arizona, coach Andy Reid announced. “Donovan is the quarterback for this football team,” Reid said toward the end of his Monday news conference. “I don’t want to leave here until you understand that... Read more

Leaning Back to McNabb?

Monday, November 24, 2008, 12:15 AM
There is nothing like a hearty postgame meal at the Chesapeake House I-95 rest stop, late on a Sunday night, with the pungent fumes from the cleaning crew wafting past, to clarify one's thinking. What your Eageltarian is thinking is that Andy Reid is going to try to unring the bell. Reid is expected... Read more

Reid: No decision on QB

Sunday, November 23, 2008, 4:49 PM
After benching Donovan McNabb at halftime and watching Kevin Kolb suffer through a rough second half, Eagles coach Andy Reid now must decide who starts in four days, Thursday night against Arizona. McNabb finished 8-for-18 for 73 yards with two interceptions and a fumble. Kevin Kolb was 10-for-23... Read more

Rebuilding Looks Like This

Sunday, November 23, 2008, 11:48 AM
Updating from below: (Confusing, but that's how the kids do it on these internets, apparently): Rebuilding sure is fun, isn't it, Eagles fans? Kevin Kolb just led the team downfield, five first downs in a row, first and goal from the Ravens' 1. Kolb tried a QB sneak; it didn't work. No worries, three... Read more

Westbrook will play vs. Ravens

Sunday, November 23, 2008, 11:30 AM
Brian Westbrook is in, for better or worse. Westbrook was not on the list of inactives passed out in the press box for today's game at Baltimore. Lorenzo Booker was, which means the Eagles must have some confidence that Westbrook is able to play a substantial role, with Correll Buckhalter their only... Read more

Game day: Eagles at Ravens

Sunday, November 23, 2008, 6:50 AM
The Eagles head to Baltimore to take on the Ravens and rookie quarterback Joe Flacco. The Birds are trying to boune back from last week's tie with Cincinnati and its ugly aftermath. Check back throughout the day for news updates and commentary from Les Bowen at M&T Bank Stadium. STAFF PICKS Here... Read more

Thanksgiving Day Blackout

Friday, November 21, 2008, 8:02 PM
Looks like the Eagles are borrowing a page from Penn State's "Whiteout," among others, by declaring next Thursday's game against Arizona a "Thanksgiving Day Blackout." The team will wear its black jerseys for the only time this season and is encouraging fans to wear their black... Read more
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