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Eagles-Raiders report card

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 9:10 PM
Paul Domowitch’s report card on the Eagles-Raiders game: RUSHING OFFENSE: Passaholic Andy Reid fell off the wagon and called just 11 run plays for Brian Westbrook and LeSean McCoy. Westbrook had 25- and 9-yard runs on the Eagles’ first possession of the second half, then carried the ball... Read more

Reid: 'They Outplayed Us in Every Phase'

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 7:28 PM
Andy Reid was not in the mood for many questions today, making a quick statement and then heading out of his press conference with an "Ok, we're done here" following the Eagles' 13-9 loss to the lowly Raiders. "The Raiders outcoached us and they outplayed us in every phase of the game... Read more

Birds Inoffensive

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 2:52 PM
Not a great start. Jason Peters has left the field on a cart with a left knee injury. Donovan McNabb has been sacked twice and buried trying to throw once, on third down each time. Eagles can't figure out Oakland stunts, but McNabb did hit DeSean Jackson for 51 yards to set up a 45-yard David Akers... Read more

Eagles-Raiders: Predictions, matchups and more

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 7:00 AM
Game day has arrived once again as the Eagles travel to Oakland to face the Raiders. As usual, we kick off the day with our staff predictions and key matchups. Les Bowen will join the fray from the Oakland Coliseum and then we will have postgame coverage into the night here on Eagletarian. STAFF... Read more

Grades through four games

Saturday, October 17, 2009, 10:22 AM
The Eagles have finished a quarter of their schedule with a 3-1 record, heading into Sunday's game at Oakland. After each game, we provide our report card here on Eagletarian and in Monday's Birdwatch coverage of the Daily News. Taking the grades in each area from the first four games and averaging... Read more

DeSean Jackson and a bounce back

Friday, October 16, 2009, 1:58 PM
UPDATED: In case you are an Eagles fan in the Bay Area, you can't watch Sunday's game on local television. The game will be blacked out because the Oakland Coliseum was not sold out by the deadline. Just another sign of how the once might franchise has fallen ... EARLIER: As the Eagles continue to... Read more

What we're watching: Eagles-Raiders

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 6:28 PM
Each week, we provide a list of what we will be watching during the Eagles game: 1. The assault on JaMarcus. Defensive coordinator Sean McDermott blitzed Bucs quarterback Josh Johnson on 60 percent of the Eagles’ defensive snaps (45 of 75) last week. That percentage might be even higher this... Read more

Marty: Brent's Among Best, Right Now

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 1:20 PM
Asked what Brent Celek had to do to rank among the NFC's top tight ends, Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said he thnks Celek is already there. Mornhinweg said Celek began to elevate his play last season, with more tangible results this season. Celek leads the Eagles with 26 receptions... Read more

Todd 'Stoked'; BWest Talks About Sharing

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 1:09 PM
Left guard Todd Herremans said he was "stoked" to get back on the field today for the first time since the preseason. Eagles coach Andy Reid cautioned that Herremans was only scheduled to work 15 or 20 minutes in individual drills, as he returns from stress fracture surgery on his left foot... Read more

Eagles make practice squad move

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 4:21 PM
The Eagles signed cornerback Stoney Woodson to the practice squad and released linebacker Jeremy Leman. Woodson, 24, was originally drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round in 2009 and saw action in two preseason games before being released on September 6. In those two games, he totaled... Read more
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