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Archive: September, 2009

Birds, DJax Crushing KC

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 12:02 PM
The Eagles bounced back from last week's loss to New Orleans, with a 34-14 victory over the Cheifs at the Linc. With much of the attention on Michael Vick before the game, Vick finished 0-for-2 passing and had one carry for seven yards. Updating: Eagles now up 34-7 after Brent Celek's sixth catch... Read more

Eagles-Chiefs: Predictions, key matchups

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 7:00 AM
Week 3 is here and the Eagles look to bounce back from last week's loss with a win over the struggling Kansas City Chiefs, who come to the Linc having lost their last five games and 25 of their last 27. As we do to start you off each Sunday, here are our Daily News staff predictions and Domo's key... Read more

Don't forget about the defense

Saturday, September 26, 2009, 9:05 AM
With all the attention on the Eagles' injuries on offense and the gaffes on special teams last week, the Birds still have some work to do on defense, especially on the first drive. Against Carolina and New Orleans, the opposition scored first by putting together a lengthy drive on their first possession... Read more

Andy: Trot Looked Pretty Good

Friday, September 25, 2009, 8:33 AM
Andy Reid didn't say the Eagles would be signing Jeremiah Trotter, after bringing their former linebacking star in for a Thursday workout, but asked directly, the coach didn't say they wouldn't, either. Reid seemed to emphasize that Trotter moved well, after a knee cleanout last year -- perhaps indicating... Read more

Trotter: Workout with Eagles went 'really good'

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 6:09 PM
Retired middle linebacker Jeremiah Trotter worked out for the Eagles, a team spokesman confirmed. The Eagles wanted to see what kind of shape he is in. The workout was initially reported by Adam Schefter, of ESPN. "Right now, it was just a workout and that’s it," Trotter said in an... Read more

Marty Spills The Beans

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 1:23 PM
Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg disclosed a closely guarded secret Thursday: Michael Vick WILL PLAY Sunday against the Chiefs, though Mornhinweg said he wasn't sure how much. Yes, everybody in the world already assumed that, but it was more than Eagles coach Andy Reid was willing to say on... Read more

Eagles add tight end to practice squad

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 7:28 AM
The Eagles announced they have released practice squad tight end Rob Myers and replaced him with Martin Rucker. Rucker, 24, was released by the Browns on Tuesday and passed through waivers on Wednesday. He was a fourth-round pick in 2008 from Missouri. He caught two passes for 17 yards in five games... Read more

Vick: 'I am the Wildcat originator'

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 12:38 PM
Michael Vick proclaimed himself the “Wildcat originator” from his time with the Falcons in 2006 and said he was ready for whatever way the Eagles decided to use him on Sunday. The Eagles quarterback also said he has been embraced by the fan base, added that he still braces himself for... Read more

McNabb, Westbrook won't practice

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 11:05 AM
Quarterback Donovan McNabb and Brian Westbrook will not practice today as they continue to heal from their injuries – McNabb with a broken rib and Westbrook with a “slightly sprained ankle.” Receiver DeSean Jackson went through the walkthrough this morning, despite a strained groin... Read more

NFL players: Birds third most likely to win Super Bowl

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 8:46 AM
In the weekly SI Players Poll in Sports Illustrated, the 291 NFL players surveyed deemed the Eagles third among the most likely teams to win the Super Bowl. The Eagles were the highest votegetter among NFC teams. The Eagles received 9 percent of the vote. The Patriots were at the top with 29 percent... Read more
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