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Archive: November, 2010

Eagles-Bears: Staff predictions, key matchups

Sunday, November 28, 2010, 9:00 AM
The Eagles (7-3) visit the Chicago Bears (7-3) today at 4:15 in a battle of NFC first-place teams. Both teams have won three consecutive games. Check back with Eagletarian throughout the day for breaking news and Les Bowen's reports from Soldier Field. STAFF PREDICTIONS LES BOWEN Things I don't... Read more

Eagles-Bears: Close encounters

Saturday, November 27, 2010, 4:00 PM
The Eagles and Bears sure have had some memorable meetings the past three seasons. Three games have been decided by a total of 11 points, and the signs point toward Sunday's game being another close one. Here's a look at the last three meetings: 2007 Week 7 - Oct. 21 (Bears, 19-16) The setup: Struggles... Read more

Dixon, Parker Traveling; No Asante

Saturday, November 27, 2010, 11:31 AM
If Asante Samuel had hoped to get any holiday shopping done along Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile today, he'll have to send a teammate with a list. The Eagles announced Samuel is not traveling with the team to Chicago and will not play tomorrow. because of an MCL strain suffered in last week's victory... Read more

NFL Power Rankings, Week 12, and more

Saturday, November 27, 2010, 8:52 AM
Here are Paul Domowitch's weekly NFL Power Rankings: (Last week's rankings in parentheses; Thursday games not included) 1. Packers 7-3 (1) 2. Ravens 7-3 (3) 3. *Jets 8-2 (4) 4. *Patriots 8-2 (5) 5. *Saints 7-3 (7) 6. Eagles 7-3 (8) 7. Colts 6-4 (2) 8. Steelers 7-3 (9) 9. Giants 6-4 (6) 10... Read more

Hanson Looks Likely to Step in for Asante

Friday, November 26, 2010, 2:34 PM
The final day of substantive preparation for Sunday's Eagles-Bears game passed with no sign of the NFL's interception leader, Asante Samuel. Eagles coach Andy Reid said that as of now, Samuel (knee) and fellow nonpracticing Eagles Antonio Dixon (abdomen) and Juqua Parker (hip) are scheduled to travel... Read more

Eagles-Bears: What we're watching

Thursday, November 25, 2010, 8:23 PM
Daily News football writer Paul Domowitch tells you what he will be keeping an eye on when the Eagles meet the Bears Sunday: 1. The turnover battle: The Eagles and Bears are 1-2 in the league in takeaways. The Eagles have 26, the Bears 25. But the Eagles' most dangerous takeaway artist, cornerback... Read more

No Practice for Asante

Thursday, November 25, 2010, 10:44 AM
Asante Samuel again missed practice, as the Eagles prepared to work out in their NovaCare bubble, amid fluffy Thanksgiving snow flurries in South Philly that turned to sleet. Samuel suffered an MCL strain in last Sunday's victory over the Giants, and there seem to be strong hints from teammates and... Read more

Video: Fines and injuries for the Eagles

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 8:43 PM
The Daily News' Les Bowen reports from the NovaCare Center on a variety of issues for the Eagles as they get ready to face the Chicago Bears. Among the topics discussed are an injury suffered by Asante Samuel and the fines dished out to Samuel and Todd Herremans after Sunday's win over the Giants. Read more

Asante Rips Deion and Fine; Vick, Reid on Contract

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 12:15 PM
The irony of Asante Samuel being fined $40,000 for a hit was not lost on the Eagles' playmaking (and sometimes tackling-challenged) corner Wednesday. "They don't pay me to tackle. Now they charging me to tackle," Samuel mused after reading the FedExed letter from the NFL pertaining to his... Read more

Video: Les Bowen's 3 keys vs. Bears

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 10:51 AM
VIDEO: Les Bowen of the Daily News gives his three keys to the game for the Eagles on Sunday against the Bears. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here. Read more
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