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Archive: December, 2011

Vick on his health and tipped passes

Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 12:56 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick says physically he is “getting better” after returning to the field for the first time after missing three games with broken ribs. “It’s been tough the last 3-4 weeks,” Vick told the team’s website. “Last week didn’t make... Read more

Domo's Eagles-Dolphins Day-After Dissection

Monday, December 12, 2011, 8:50 PM
A quick review of the Eagles’ 26-10 win over the Dolphins while wondering what to get Andy and Tammy for Christmas: THE DEFENSE When Juan Castillo has deserved criticism, which has been often in his first season as the Eagles’ defensive coordinator, I have criticized him. And when he’s... Read more

Reid lauds defense; offense could improve

Monday, December 12, 2011, 12:38 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid received more questions about what went wrong in Sunday’s win than what went right during his day-after news conference, and wondered why. “This feels like we lost the game,” he said. “I’m pretty excited that we won the game.” Reid again... Read more

Injuries pile up in win over Dolphins

Monday, December 12, 2011, 12:23 PM
The Eagles beat the Miami Dolphins, but came home with several injuries: · Michael Vick’s ribs are sore, but “he’s OK,” coach Andy Reid said. “He was able to function with it and function well and didn’t feel like he was hindered by it, though, that... Read more

Video: Eagles defense steps up vs. Fins

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 9:40 PM
Les Bowen of the Daily News reports after the Eagles' dominant nine sack performance as they rolled to a 26-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. Read more

Tapp says rib injury a result of dirty hit

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 8:32 PM
Eagles defensive end Darryl Tapp had missed the quarterback and was on the ground in the back of the end zone. He thought the play was over, at least for him, and he tried to rise. Then … whump. Pain blasted through his midsection. Tapp looked up and saw offensive tackle Nate Garner on him... Read more

Eagles-Dolphins report card

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 6:21 PM
Here are our grades for the Eagles' win over Miami. Click here to make yours. RUSHING OFFENSE The Eagles had just five rushing first downs and LeSean McCoy’s raw rushing numbers — 38 yards on 27 carries — weren’t very good. But he converted four of five situations of 2 yards... Read more

Reid after win: 'We're a work in progress'

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 4:57 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid declared his team “a work in progress” after a 26-10 win over the Dolphins. “We’re getting better,” he said. “That’s’ what we’re trying to do, get better every week … I appreciate the effort from the guys.” Asked... Read more

Maclin will play

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 11:34 AM
Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will play today against the Dolphins. Maclin was on the field earlier today under the direction of trainer Rick Burkholder, GM Howie Roseman and wide receivers coach David Culley. Maclin, who has missed the last three games with hamstring and shoulder injuries,... Read more

Eagles Winning Turnover Battle, for Once

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 11:32 AM
MIAMI --Updating, the Eagles got a fumble, off an Asante Samuel hit (yes, really), kicked a field goal, then lost a fumble on a silly throw across the field during a punt return, got the ball back on the next play when Dolphins QB Matt Moore fumbled, then drove for a touchdown and held on third and... Read more
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