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Archive: September, 2008

Karma Bites The Rams

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 2:46 PM
Fans of the TV show "My Name is Earl" probably recognized the leveling hand of karma in the second quarter of the Eagles' opener. Dominating the Rams up and down the field, the Birds were temporarily stalled by a 26-yard pass interference penalty on Quinitin Mikell that got St. Louis out... Read more

Holt Incurs The 'Butch Penalty'

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 1:34 PM
Down on the Eagles' sideline, you just know team security director Butch Buchanico felt a twinge of sympathy, when the Rams' Torry Holt got caught up watching DeSean Jackson's 47-yard catch and run down the right sideline and failed to get out of the way of the side judge. The resulting collision brought... Read more

Baskett, Jackson Starting; Inactives Listed

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 12:16 PM
The Linc field looks great, in warmups anyway, despite the rain and the Temple game yesterday, and DeSean Jackson and Hank Baskett are your listed starters at wideout for the Eagles, as they open their 2008 season against the Rams. Inactive are rookies Joe Mays (LB), Bryan Smith (DE), and Mike McGlynn... Read more

Gameday: Picks, Matchups, Rankings

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 7:12 AM
We will try to give you a little something to chew on every gameday here on Eagletarian as the hours begin to count down ... Plus, be sure to check back during the game for updates ... PICKS The Eagles are favored by 7 1/2 points, according to Daily News handicapper Vegas Vic. Here is Vic's take:... Read more

Looks Like No Reggie

Friday, September 5, 2008, 2:12 PM
A.J. Feeley showed some good hands, filling in as a scout team wideout in Friday's Eagles practice. We're really not supposed to tell you stuff that happens on the field in practice. If A.J. turns out to be the Birds' secret weapon Sunday against St. Louis we could be banned from NovaCare for life... Read more

What to watch: Rams-Eagles

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 10:28 PM
Each week, we will list what we will be looking for in the Eagles game. Here are our keys to the game for Sunday's opener against St. Louis: 1. Hunt’s Blocking: Andy Reid is taking a calculated gamble with his decision to keep inexperienced blocker Tony Hunt as the team’s only fullback... Read more

Johnson: Lito No Problem

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 1:36 PM
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson said Thursday he can't be concerned with cornerback Lito Sheppard's dissatisfaction over not starting and not being traded, especially since Lito is not letting the matter affect his play. "Every time I walk on the field, I see three excellent corners... Read more

Donovan and the fans

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 7:13 AM
Today, the Daily News presents is 32-page Eagles and NFL season preview. We take an in-depth look at the relationship between quarterback Donovan McNabb and the Eagles fans, a relationship filled with plenty of ups and downs as it heads into its 10th year. "You have people who really like you... Read more

Sheldon to Drew: Shut Up About Me

Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 1:36 PM
One minute, it was a slightly boring, back-down-to-business, first day of real preparation for the season opener. Then, suddenly, it was 2005 again. Reporters wanted to know Wednesday how Sheldon Brown felt about Drew Rosenhaus, the agent of his friend and teammate, Lito Sheppard, saying that Sheppard... Read more

Bottom Line on Lito Hasn't Changed

Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 3:10 PM
Eagletarian's close personal friend, Drew Rosenhaus, (who could forget that sunny afternoon we spent together on T.O.'s lawn in Moorestown? I get lost in fond reverie every time someone mouths the words "next question!") checked in with me today, and I didn't even have to go to YouTube.... Read more
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