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Archive: October, 2010

Weekly NFL rankings and Falcons injuries

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 10:28 AM
Here are Domo's weekly NFL rankings, with last week's ranking in parentheses: 1. Ravens, 4-1 (1) 2. Steelers, 3-1 (5) 3. Colts, 3-2 (6) 4. Jets, 4-1 (7) 5. Giants, 3-2 (14) 6. Packers, 3-2 (2) 7. Texans, 3-2 (3) 8. Falcons, 4-1 (9) 9. Titans, 3-2 (10) 10. Saints, 3-2 (4) 11. Patriots, 3-1... Read more

Kolb to start; Vick in the mix?

Friday, October 15, 2010, 1:21 PM
Kevin Kolb will be the starting quarterback Sunday against Atlanta, Andy Reid confirmed. Michael Vick took reps with the scout team and "did a little bit out there," and Reid said there is a chance he will dress. If Vick dresses, Reid would not commit to whether Vick would be the third quarterback... Read more

What we're watching: Falcons

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 9:26 PM
1. Getting off the field on third down. Last week, the 49ers converted 8 of 13 third-down opportunities against the Eagles, including 2 third-and-8s, a third-and-10 and a third-and-21. In 5 games, the Eagles’ opponents have converted 42.9 percent of their third-down situations, including a... Read more

New Eagle Harrison seeks 'fresh start'

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 3:09 PM
Jerome Harrison thought he had a bright future in Cleveland after rushing for 561 yards in the Browns’ final 3 games last season. He thought wrong. The Browns were so impressed by Harrison’s prolific late-season production that they went out and traded for one running back – Peyton... Read more

Mornhinweg: Other receivers need to help free DeSean

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 12:15 PM
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said quarterback Michael Vick is working to play and will "do a few things" today in practice. Vick was on hand when practice began in the NovaCare bubble, but left fairly early without taking any reps with teammates. Vick said yesterday that... Read more

Ex-Eagle Peoples dies at 67

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 10:24 AM
Woody Peoples, a starting guard for the 1980 Eagles in the Super Bowl, died Tuesday evening in his hometown of Birmingham, Ala, the Eagles announced. He was 67 years old. A member of the Eagles 1980 NFC championship team, Peoples played in 168 career games in the NFL with the Eagles and San Francisco... Read more

Video: Kolb likely to start Sunday

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 10:19 PM
Michael Vick was kept out of practice once again on Wednesday. John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News reports the latest on that and the other Eagles' injury going into the Falcons' game. Read more

Birds trade RBs with Browns; Peters needs surgery

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 12:07 PM
Center Mike McGlynn said that as he was getting ready to leave the locker room for practice today, running back Mike Bell walked back in. "He said, 'I've just been traded,' " McGlynn said. Bell, who looked terminally slow in limited action (16 carries, 28 yards), went to the Browns and... Read more

Egboh signed to practice squad, Jackson upbeat about Kolb

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 9:18 AM
DeSean Jackson was upbeat about playing with Kevin Kolb, during Jackson's weekly appearance Tuesday night on Comcast SportsNet's "Daily News Live," even though Kolb doesn't seem to be able to get the ball to Jackson as often or as far down the field as Michael Vick does. Asked about the... Read more

Poll: Eagles' popularity falls

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 5:40 PM
The Dallas Cowboys remain America’s Team, and the popularity of the Eagles nationally is falling, according to a Harris poll released today. The Birds are ranked 13th, the first time they have been in double digits since being ranked 20th in 2003. The Eagles were fifth in 2004 and 2005 when... Read more
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