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Archive: November, 2008

Eagletarian: Lito's In for Sunday

Friday, November 7, 2008, 2:39 PM
For a while there, the list of Eagles not practicing or practicing only on a limited basis was getting alarmingly long, but it miraculously cleared up Friday, as is often the case as a really big game approaches. Most critically, cornerback Lito Sheppard practiced for the first time since leaving... Read more

Animal What?

Thursday, November 6, 2008, 1:43 PM
Thursday is coordinator day down at NovaCare, and your Eagletarian is attempting to summon the energy to distill their collected wisdom into a few pithy paragraphs. But my normal light and breezy style is hard to affect today. I have nearly lost the will to blog. In today's Daily News, I asked, rhetorically... Read more

Birds 'Baracked"

Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 2:05 PM
Donovan McNabb was envisioning winning the Super Bowl Wednesday. Specifically, he was envisioning the postgame phone call from the White House to the victorious quarterback. "The thing that I kind of think about now, what would be special, if we make it to the Super Bowl and win, and I get the... Read more

A better second half?

Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 10:49 PM
The Eagles have hit the halfway point at 5-3 and it is hard to tell what we really know about this team. “We always talk about the halfway point and you always feel like if you’re within striking distance at the halfway point, then you have a chance down the stretch there," coach... Read more

Sticking with L.J.

Monday, November 3, 2008, 12:45 PM
From Ed Barkowitz at the NovaCare Complex: L.J. Smith, who missed the Seahawks game with a concussion, is expected to practice Wednesday. If Smith is cleared to play, he will start Sunday against the Giants despite Brent Celek’s huge game against the Seahawks. Celek had 131 receiving yards... Read more

Up Next: Giants

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 8:47 PM
What we're talking about after the Giants' win over Seattle: 1. The Giants are coming. The Giants are coming. After notching their third straight double-digit victory over a much-less-talented opponent, the 5-3 Eagles will find out a lot about themselves Sunday night when they face the 7-1 Giants... Read more

Back from the Dead

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 5:22 PM
So, the 2-5 Seahawks start the game without their two best defensive players and their quarterback, and what happens? They set a franchise record with a 90-yard touchdown pass on their first offensive snap, of course, and the Eagles spend their first three possessions looking like they have no plan... Read more

'Nofa' Tatupu

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 3:11 PM
We knew the Seattle Seahawks would be missing quarterback Matt Hasselbeck (back) and top pass rusher Patrick Kerney (shoulder) today at Qwest Field, but when the inactives came out, it was revealed that All-Pro linebacker Lofa Tatupu, who sustained a groin injury in last week's victory over San Francisco... Read more

Eagles Game Day, Week 9

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 6:00 AM
It's another Game Day here at Eagletarian, so be sure to check with throughout the day as the Eagles visit Seattle to face the Seahawks. STAFF PREDICTIONS Here is how members of the Daily News sports staff see today's game: Les Bowen: Eagles, 30-20 (To read more on Les' pick, click here) Ed Barkowitz:... Read more
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