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Eagles release area lineman

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 1:46 PM
Episcopal Academy product Greg Isdaner's stay with his hometown team ended up short-lived. The Eagles released him and cornerback Stoney Woodson from the practice squad today and signed offensive lineman Gerald Cadogan, a Penn State product. Isdaner joined the Eagles on Nov. 25. He had been with... Read more

Playoff loss to Eagles still haunts Giants

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 7:28 AM
The Eagles' playoff victory over the Giants last season still has not been forgotten up the Turnpike. And the Birds' drubbing of the Giants at the Linc earlier this season has not helped matters. Asked if the playoff loss still provides a spark, Giants wide receiver Steve Smith did not hesitate: "Oh... Read more

Domo: Eagles-Falcons Second Take

Monday, December 7, 2009, 12:19 PM
Paul Domowitch's Eagles-Falcons Second Take Some day-after observations after looking at the tape from the Eagles’ 34-7 win over the Falcons: Numbers-crunching * LeSean McCoy ran the ball 6 times Sunday. Just one of those 6 carries gained more than 2 yards (4). The other 5: 0, -3, 1, 2, -2... Read more

Eagles-Falcons: The Morning After

Monday, December 7, 2009, 7:31 AM
TALKING POINTS What we're talking about after the Eagles' victory over the Atlanta Falcons: 1. A dogfight in the East. With Sunday’s win and the Cowboys’ loss to the Giants, the 8-4 Eagles are tied for the NFC East lead with the Cowboys heading into Sunday night’s game at the Meadowlands... Read more

Q&A with Ed Barkowitz

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 7:04 PM
Join the Daily News' Ed Barkowitz for a live Eagles chat Monday at 1:30 p.m. Read more

Eagles-Falcons Report Card

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 6:27 PM
RUSHING OFFENSE LeSean McCoy had just six carries for a season-low 2 yards. Leonard Weaver continued to prove he can be productive as a runner. He had 12- and 15-yard runs and finished with 37 yards on five carries. Michael Vick converted a third-and-1 into a 5-yard touchdown run. Grade: B-minus PASSING... Read more

Eagles on Reid's contract

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 4:07 PM
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported earlier that Eagles coach Andy Reid's contract extension could be announced soon. The Daily News reported back on Oct. 9 that talks had begun on a new deal for Reid, whose current contract will expire after the 2010 season. This is the closest the team has allowed Reid... Read more

Turn Out the Dome Light(s); Peters Out

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 11:36 AM
Updating: It's 27-0 in the third, Birds just scoring on a Sheldon Brown route jump and frolic, 83 yards for the TD. Before that, Michael Vick run, 5 yards inside right. Vick got mixed boos and cheers this time, unlike when he appeared in the first half, which was a boofest. It was Vicks' first touchdown... Read more

Eagles-Falcons: Predictions, key matchups

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 9:06 AM
The Eagles travel to the Georgia Dome to face the Atlanta Falcons in Michael Vick's homecoming at 1 o'clock (Fox). Les Bowen will have the action for you from the arena, but we kick off Sunday morning, as we usually do, with the Daily News staff picks, key matchups and other tidbits. STAFF PICKS Les... Read more

Breaking down the NFC East race

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 10:14 AM
Here is a breakdown of the NFC East race as it stands, courtesy of Daily News stats wizard Bob Vetrone Jr. Standings Cowboys, 8-3 (win over Eagles and loss to Giants) Eagles, 7-4 (loss to Cowboys and win over Giants) Giants, 6-5 (loss to Eagles and win over Cowboys) Tiebreakers 1. Head-to-head... Read more
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