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Vick Seems to be on Path to Playing, But ...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 12:04 PM
Michael Vick was healthy enough to participate in the Eagles' walkthrough this morning and does not have a "whole lot of concussion symptoms," the team said. Athletic trainer Rick Burkholder said Vick's Impact concussion baseline testing Tuesday was "very close to normal." He will have another Impact... Read more

Eagles Don't Expect Vick Update Today

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 1:24 PM
An Eagles spokesman said this afternoon there is no update on quarterback Michael Vick's progress recovering from a concussion suffered in Sunday night's loss to the Falcons. Head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder spoke yesterday of wanting to get Vick the required MRI as quickly as possible, and starting... Read more

Giants' Tuck: 'I would love for Vick to play'

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:15 AM
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck loves to speak his mind. Before the season opener, he was asked about the Giants' run of success against the Redskins. His remark was that the Giants "had their number, just like Philadelphia has ours." Of course, the Giants went out and laid an egg in losing to Rex... Read more

Day-After Dissection: Falcons-Eagles

Monday, September 19, 2011, 8:12 PM
Some thoughts on the Eagles’ 35-31 Week 2 loss to the Falcons while wondering why my dogs continue to think I’m never coming back every time I leave the house: The Run Defense Michael Turner rushed for 114 yards on 21 carries against the Eagles, with 61 of those yards coming on that momentum-swinging... Read more

Falcons' Robinson fined $40,000

Monday, September 19, 2011, 7:55 PM
From the Associated Press: Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson will pay for his flagrant hit on the Eagles’ Jeremy Maclin. He won’t be suspended. The NFL on Monday fined the Falcons cornerback $40,000 for the hit in which he led with his helmet and crashed into Maclin in the third quarter... Read more

NFL looking into Robinson hit on Maclin

Monday, September 19, 2011, 1:57 PM
The NFL is looking into Dunta Robinson's hit on Jeremy Maclin in the third quarter of last night's game, a spokesman confirmed. "It is under review like any play of that nature," spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email. Aiello said he did not have a timetable for when a decision or announcement would... Read more

Reid: NBC Apologized for Not Getting Replay

Monday, September 19, 2011, 1:34 PM
One of the most puzzling mixups in a game that featured more than a few was when Falcons corner Kelvin Hayden intercepted a Mike Vick third-quarter pass, leading to a Falcons touchdown (the amazing one-handed Tony Gonzalez catch at the back of the end zone). NBC's replays at the time only showed Hayden's... Read more

Burkholder: Vick 'absolutely fine last night'

Monday, September 19, 2011, 12:22 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was “absolutely fine last night,” after suffering a concussion in Sunday night's loss at Atlanta, head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder said. He will go through the NFL’s concussion protocols to determine when he will be able to practice or play. Vick... Read more

Maclin apologizes for drop

Monday, September 19, 2011, 8:52 AM
Give Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin credit for standing up and answering all the questions in the postgame locker room following his career night, and a costly drop that ended the Eagles' comeback hopes. Maclin then delivered a message to the fans via Twitter as the team was leaving Atlanta: "I can't... Read more

Paul Domowitch's Eagles-Falcons Report Card

Monday, September 19, 2011, 12:28 AM
Here is Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch's report card from the Eagles' 35-31 loss to the Falcons in Atlanta. Click here to send in your own grades. RUSHING OFFENSE: The Falcons did a good job of neutralizing Vick as a runner. Eagles averaged just 3.2 yards per carry in the first half. LeSean McCoy... Read more
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