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Archive: December, 2011

Turnovers a painful subject for Marty

Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 1:27 PM
Even riding a two-game win streak, the Eagles' NFL-high total of 35 turnovers remains a sore subject with offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg. When a reporter led into the subject by mentioning the rare but ill-timed LeSean McCoy fumble last Sunday against the Jets, Mornhinweg winced and exclaimed... Read more

Line pushing for McCoy to win rushing title

Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 7:47 PM
With two games left, LeSean McCoy trails Jacksonville’s Maurice Jones-Drew by just 60 yards in the NFL rushing race. Jones-Drew has 1,334 yards. McCoy has 1,274. Just one Eagle running back ever has won the league rushing crown. That was Hall of Famer Steve Van Buren who won it four times. While... Read more

Vick: Just Win, Don't Worry About Giants

Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 1:22 PM
The Eagles could get a boost from the Giants-Jets game that should be concluding as they take the field Christmas Eve in Dallas. Or they could learn that they have been eliminated from the playoff race, with a Giants victory. Either way, the Eagles' focus has to be the Cowboys, quarterback Michael... Read more

Domo's Eagles-Jets Day-After Dissection

Monday, December 19, 2011, 7:20 PM
Breaking down the Eagles’ impressive 45-19 win over the Jets while wondering whether all North Korean leaders go to heaven: MCCOY’S DAY With 102 rushing yards against the Jets, LeSean McCoy heads into the final two games of the season just 60 yards behind league rushing leader Maurice... Read more

Video: Castillo, Eagles still hanging on

Monday, December 19, 2011, 4:34 PM
Video: ´╗┐Juan Castillo might not be finished after all. If the recent turnaround by his defense continues, the Eagles' embattled first-year coordinator could return for another season, reports Les Bowen of the Daily News. Read more

Reid: Asante Should Be OK

Monday, December 19, 2011, 12:41 PM
Andy Reid was relaxed and reasonably jolly in his day-after news conference, with the Eagles still alive in the NFC East race heading into Saturday's game at Dallas. Reid said he thinks corner Asante Samuel will be able to play with his hamstring pull, suffered in Sunday's 45-19 victory over the Jets... Read more

Eagles-Jets Report Card

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 9:18 PM
Here are our grades from today's Eagles win. Click here to submit yours. RUSHING OFFENSE: The Eagles’ offensive line did a much better job of blocking for LeSean McCoy than they did vs. the Dolphins when he averaged just 1.4 yards per carry. McCoy notched his sixth 100-yard rushing game of the... Read more

Reid won't enjoy Eagles win for long

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 7:58 PM
Andy Reid said he planned to enjoy the win against the Jets for "a little bit, and then I’m on to the next one." That next one is a Saturday game against NFC East leader Dallas, and the Eagles remain alive. "I have no idea about all of it," Reid said about the playoff scenarios. "My mind is... Read more

Eagles Try to Match Jets' Generosity

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 5:06 PM
Updated: The Eagles scored the first 28 points, 21 of them off Jets turnovers, then the Jets scored the next 13, 10 of them thanks to a couple of Eagles fumbles, including LeSean McCoy's first giveaway of the season. It was 28-13 at halftime. The Eagles cashed in on a Mark Sanchez fumble with a McCoy... Read more

Laws Inactive, Graham Playing for Birds

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 2:51 PM
Defensive tackle Trevor Laws, who was downgraded to questionable Saturday with an ankle injury, is indeed inactive for today's matchup with the New York Jets, the Eagles announced. In a mild surprise, subtracting Laws didn't mean adding rookie defensive tackle Cedric Thornton, who was brought up from... Read more
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