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Archive: November, 2011

Reid: Vick Will Start When Healthy

Monday, November 21, 2011, 12:17 PM
Michael Vick will start at quarterback as soon as he is ready to return from broken ribs, coach Andy Reid said. Asked to confirm for the record that was his plan, Reid said, "Yes." "Michael feels a little bit better with the ribs," Reid said. "We’ll just take that day by day. If he had to play... Read more

Giants' Jacobs: Eagles wanted it more

Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:52 AM
Giants running back Brandon Jacobs did not mince words at his dismay on how the Giants played last night against the Eagles. "We didn’t want it as badly as they did," Jacbos said. "There’s no explanation for a game like that. We didn’t play that well and they wanted it more with... Read more

Jackson in walking boot, knee wrapped

Monday, November 21, 2011, 12:56 AM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was in a walking boot and a knee wrapped after the game. The walking boot was because someone stepped on his foot. The brace was from an attempt to make an acrobatic coach in the first half. "I'll be alright," Jackson said. The Eagles... Read more

Reid: Eagles put things together when it counted

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 11:55 PM
Highlights from Andy Reid's postgame press conference: "Congratulations to our football team and the job they did. This was a knockdown, drag-out NFC east battle. It was a heck of a game. Compliments also to the Giants. Cough Coughlin has a heck of a football team. Defensively, I thought we did a... Read more

Marcus Hayes' Eagles-Giants Report Card

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 11:48 PM
Here are Daily News columnist Marcus Hayes' grades for the Eagles' 17-10 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Click here to send in your own report card. Run offense Given the task of running the ball at a mediocre run defense that knew LeSean McCoy would be the favored weapon, the Birds... Read more

Graham inactive for Eagles

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 6:55 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Most of the Eagles' inactives were no surprise -- Michael Vick, Jeremy Maclin, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and King Dunlap all are injured and weren't expected to participate. Defensive end Brandon Graham also is inactive. Graham practiced all week but was has downgraded... Read more

Eagles-Giants: Predictions and key matchups

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 3:02 PM
Here are our weekly selections and key matchups for the Eagles game. The Birds visit the New York Giants in the Sunday night game (8:20, NBC10). LES BOWEN One team has made a habit of coming from behind in the fourth quarter to win. The other team has made a habit of blowing fourth-quarter leads... Read more

Osi won't forgive McCoy

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 7:21 AM
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has not forgotten or forgiven what LeSean McCoy said about him during a Twitter spat in the offseason. McCoy tweeted that Umenyiora was "soft" and "overrated." Omenyiora countered by saying that the Giants termed McCoy as "Lady Gaga." “What he did was unforgivable... Read more

Bowen's 3 keys vs. Giants

Friday, November 18, 2011, 2:58 PM
Video: The Daily News' Les Bowen sits down CineSport's Noah Coslov to discuss his three keys for the Eagles to beat the Giants on Sunday. Read more

Vince: In My Mind, I'm Starting, But ...

Friday, November 18, 2011, 1:55 PM
Asked if he is starting Sunday night at the Giants, as seems extremely likely, Eagles quarterback Vince Young said: "In my mind, definitely," but that the decision is up to Eagles coach Andy Reid. Reid said Michael Vick (ribs) and wideout Jeremy Maclin (shoulder, hamstring) are being listed as questionable... Read more
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