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Archive: September, 2008

Easy schedule? More Big Ben

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 9:08 AM
Much was made in the offseason about the percieved lack of difficulty on the Eagles' schedule, especially outside the division. In case you are wondering, Eagles opponents are a combined 13-12 through two weeks. The odd number comes because the Ravens have only played one game. The three other teams... Read more

Well, That Was Weird

Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 3:50 AM
Some thoughts for the morning after the Eagles' totally frantic, amazing, exhilarating, but badly flawed 41-37 loss to the Dallas Cowboys: First, the Cowboys deserved to win. They got consistent pressure without blitzing. They got great field position from rookie kick returner Felix Jones and they... Read more

Defense, kickoff coverage and L.J.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 2:56 AM
What we're talking about following the Eagles' loss to the Cowboys: * What happened to Jim Johnson’s new and improved pass defense? With the Eagles unable to get pressure on Tony Romo, the Cowboys quarterback carved up the Birds, throwing for 3 TDs and 300-plus yards. * The problem with the... Read more

Full Moon Over Dallas

Monday, September 15, 2008, 10:29 PM
That full moon over Dallas wasn't really visible through the hole in the Texas Stadium roof, but you knew it was out there. What a first half, full of big plays and big penalties and strange mistakes, sometimes all at once. When last we blogged, the Birds were down 14-6. The Eagles finally went... Read more

No Challenge; Now the 'Boys are Ahead

Monday, September 15, 2008, 9:05 PM
Replays seemed to show that DeSean Jackson might have caught and then fumbled that third down catch on the Eagles' first drive, but the Eagles did not challenge the ruling of an incomplete pass, even though Hank Baskett recovered the ball in the end zone for what might have been a touchdown. Given... Read more

Eagles' Reggie Brown Out

Monday, September 15, 2008, 6:37 PM
The official list of inactives is not yet available, but ESPN is reporting that Reggie Brown will not play tonight with his sore left hamstring. Brown had been listed as questionable, and seemed close to being available at least for limited duty when the team practiced on Saturday. Update: At 7:15... Read more

GameDay: Predictions, matchups

Monday, September 15, 2008, 11:30 AM
The hours are counting down to the big Monday Night Football showdown in Texas between the Eagles and the Cowboys. Here is how members of the Daily News staff see the game: Les Bowen: Cowboys 17, Eagles 13 (For Les' expanded pick, click here) Ed Barkowitz: Cowboys 24, Eagles 20 Bill Conlin: Eagles... Read more

What we're watching in Eagles-Cowboys

Sunday, September 14, 2008, 5:14 PM
Paul Domowitch provides what he will be keeping his eyes on during Monday night's game between the Eagles and Dallas: 1. The Heat on Romo: Eagles didn’t get near Tony Romo in first ’07 meeting, and the Cowboys’ QB completed 20 of 25 passes for 324 yards and three TDs in a double-digit... Read more

Limited Role for Brown?

Saturday, September 13, 2008, 2:11 PM
Reggie Brown took part Saturday in the Eagles' final substantive workout before their Monday Night date in Dallas with the Cowboys. Eagles coach Andy Reid said Brown is still listed as "questionable" with his monthlong hamstring injury and will not play the entire game, but Reid left open... Read more

Jessica Jinx and Romo's commercial

Saturday, September 13, 2008, 8:00 AM
The NFL's most famous girlfriend, who is on a media tour to promote her new country album, stopped by David Letterman earlier this week. Luckily, a national audience got to hear details of how she and Romo met, their first date, their first kiss and the like. The subject of whether Jessica was a... Read more
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