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Archive: September, 2008

What Andy Said, Meant

Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 5:10 AM
On the severity of Brian Westbrook’s ankle injury: What he said: ``He was on crutches yesterday and is limping around today without the crutches. I guess that’s a positive. It’ll be a race to get him ready for Sunday.’’ What he meant: ``Best I can tell you is he’ll... Read more

Westbrook still limping, race to get him ready

Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:13 AM
Brian Westbrook was limping around the Eagles practice facility Monday morning, but without the crutches that he used to exit the Linc on Sunday night following the ankle strain he suffered in the win over the Steelers, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Westbrook was injured early in the second quarter... Read more

Safety Dance

Sunday, September 21, 2008, 5:02 PM
One more time: Brian Dawkins just Wolverined Ben Roethlisberger and saved this game. B-Dawk lept over guard Kendall Simmons and slashed the ball out of Roethlisberger's hands, then Dawkins landed on it at the Steelers' 18. That set up a 31-yard David Akers field goal with 2:26 left and a 15-6 Eagles... Read more

Jamaal Jackson Mourning Brother

Sunday, September 21, 2008, 6:15 AM
Be sure to check Eagletarian all afternoon for Les Bowen's account of the game, plus any breaking news. Into that breaking news category, we'd have to put the sad revelation, initially reported by ESPN, that center Jamaal Jackson's absence from practice all week was due to the death of his brother... Read more

Eagles' Andrews doubtful for Steelers

Friday, September 19, 2008, 2:51 PM
Eagles All-Pro guard Shawn Andrews is being listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh with back spasms. Andrews was injured Monday night against Dallas. "He’s out with back spasms and not recovering from it as fast as we would hope," coach Andy Reid said. "We’ll... Read more

What we're watching: Eagles-Steelers

Thursday, September 18, 2008, 4:44 PM
Each week, we will provide you the five things that we will be watching in the upcoming Eagles game. Here is what we will be keeping our eyes on Sunday as the Birds face the Steelers. 1. Running the ball against another 3-4: Eagles have not had a lot of success on the ground against 3-4 schemes, particularly... Read more

Dallas Gave Birds a Wedgie

Thursday, September 18, 2008, 1:19 PM
In politics, "wedge issues" are the ones that divide people. In football, "wedge issues" can mean you end up getting divided, like the Red Sea, or like the Dallas Cowboys divided the Eagles' kickoff coverage team over and over again Monday night, most notably on Felix Jones' 98-yard... Read more

About that fumble

Thursday, September 18, 2008, 7:30 AM
The angst over a costly fumbled exchange late in the fourth quarter between Donovan McNabb and Brian Westbrook still lingers among the masses in the continuing aftermath of the loss to Dallas. You might recall that the Eagles seemed to be driving for either a field goal that would give them a six-point... Read more

BDawk Says He Can Still Play

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 1:55 PM
Spare Brian Dawkins the sorrowful tut-tutting. Dawk and the Eagles' defense suffered through a bad night in Dallas. As far as Dawkins is concerned, this does not mean he can't play anymore, as he prepares to turn 35 next month. "This is not the first time I've given up a couple of plays, it won't... Read more

Eagles' Jackson out with personal issue

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 12:31 PM
Eagles center Jamaal Jackson is not at practice today because of a personal issue, coach Andy Reid said. Nick Cole will work as the starting center until Jackson returns. Wide receiver Reggie Brown is expected to practice today, but will likely not start Sunday against Pittsburgh or carry a full workload... Read more
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