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Archive: October, 2012

Reid Reacts to Report on Son's Death

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 2:51 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid issued a statement on behalf of his family Thursday following the release of the Northampton County coronor's report on the death of his son Garrett at training camp in Bethlehem on Aug. 5. "These results sadly confirmed what we had expected all along. We understood that Garrett’s... Read more

Was This Andy's Plan for Bowles?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 12:34 PM
A day later, the thing I can't get over RE the Juan Castillo firing is this: If Michael Vick's third-and-four pass to Jeremy Maclin hadn't been batted down with a little more than two minutes left in Sunday's loss to Detroit, the Eagles would have won, and I'm pretty sure Castillo would still be the... Read more

Lurie Had Reservations About Castillo Promotion Last Year

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:59 PM
Eagles owner Jeff Lurie admitted Tuesday that he had serious reservations about Andy Reid’s decision to promote his longtime offensive line coach, Juan Castillo, to defensive coordinator last year. ``Yes, I did,’’ he said. ``But I let Andy make that call. I respected his decision... Read more

Reid: I Alone Fired Juan, More to Come

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 1:55 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid answered questions for 26 minutes Tuesday in front of the cameras, then spoke with a few reporters privately for 12 more minutes, explaining the extraordinary decision to fire defensive coordinator Juan Castillo with the Eagles sitting at 3-3. Reid replaced Castillo with secondary... Read more

Castillo Stunner: Panic Setting In?

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 10:09 AM
Last spring, Juan Castillo vowed that he would "take a bullet" for Eagles coach Andy Reid. Tuesday, he did. Castillo was fired as the Eagles' defensive coordinator, to be replaced by secondary coach Todd Bowles. More on Bowles background here. The move is stunning, with the Eagles 3-3 and allowing... Read more

Video: Eagles face many questions heading into bye week

Monday, October 15, 2012, 6:37 PM
Les Bowen of the Daily News checks in from the NovaCare Complex and gives the latest from Andy Reid's press conference Monday. Read more

Domo's Eagles-Lions Day-After Dissection

Monday, October 15, 2012, 3:27 PM
A second look at Sunday’s ugly 26-23 overtime loss to the Lions: NOWHERE TO RUN: At Andy Reid’s day-after news conference Monday, somebody asked the Eagles coach if he thought he should’ve run the ball more against the Lions. Sometimes, a lot of times, that question is justified... Read more

Andy: Juan to Make Calls 'As I Stand Here Now'

Monday, October 15, 2012, 12:42 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid confronted a host of questions at his day-after news conference, in the aftermath of the Eagles' meltdown against the Lions, in which the Birds blew a 10-point lead in the final five minutes of regulation. Reid spoke of doing a comprehensive evaluation during the bye week. Asked... Read more

Eagles Struggle to Halftime Edge

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 2:48 PM
In what has become the hallmark of this season, the Eagles struggled horribly throughout the first half and saw the two-minute warning arrive with no points on the board, for the fourth game in a row. Then they drove for a touchdown and took the lead. In nine plays plus a huge pass interference call... Read more

Eagles Inactives Include Johnson

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 11:33 AM
The Eagles' inactives are posted, and one thing is for sure: Demaris Johnson isn't returning punts today, because he's inactive. Either DeSean Jackson or Mardy Gilyard will be the punt returner, it would seem. Riley Cooper is active for the first time, but inactive are third QB Trent Edwards, RB Dion... Read more
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