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Archive: October, 2011

Watkins Not 'Overwhelmed' Anymore

Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 8:58 AM
Eagles coach Andy Reid today confirmed a Wilmington News-Journal report that first-round draft pick Danny Watkins will start at right guard this week. Watkins said: 'I've been coming in early, leaving late, trying to get better and work away at it. I've made ground, for sure." Watkins said his early... Read more

Eagles re-sign Landri; Dixon to IR

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 12:05 PM
The Eagles have re-signed defensive tackle Derek Landri to a one-year deal and placed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon on the injured reserve list with a torn triceps. Landri (6-2, 290) spent the 2011 preseason with the Eagles, but was released as part of the team’s final roster cutdown. He is... Read more

Eagles-Niners Day-After Dissection

Monday, October 3, 2011, 7:28 PM
Reviewing the wreckage of the Eagles’ 24-23 collapse to the 49ers while wondering how many hours Juan Castillo plans to go without sleep this week: By the Numbers --LeSean McCoy, who entered Sunday’s game as the league’s second leading rusher, had just just nine carries against... Read more

Reid: Castillo, coaches 'will stay intact'

Monday, October 3, 2011, 12:15 PM
As criticism of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo mounts after four weeks, Eagles coach Andy Reid said today that the "coaches will stay intact." "The coaches will stay intact, but we have to thoroughly evaluate everything," Reid said. "We and I evaluate everything ... The coaches will stay intact... Read more

Cole could miss month with calf strain

Monday, October 3, 2011, 12:00 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid today said that Pro Bowl DE Trent Cole could miss as much as a month, according to reports, with a "significant" strained right calf suffered late in Sunday's loss to the Niners. Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters' strained left hamstring, suffered on the last offensive play... Read more

Domo's Report Card: Eagles-Niners

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 7:10 PM
Here is Paul Domowitch's report card from the Eagles' loss to San Francisco. Click here to enter your grades. We will publish the results in Tuesday's Daily News. RUSHING OFFENSE: LeSean McCoy entered the game as the league’s second leading rusher with 345 yards. Almost two-thirds of those yards... Read more

Vick: 'It's shocking, it's frustrating'

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 5:07 PM
Michael Vick used the word “frustrating” multiple times in his postgame press conference, before stopping himself. “I’m not going to continue to use that word, but it’s tough.” He began with, “It’s shocking. It’s frustrating. Other than that, I... Read more

Reid: 'An absolutely terrible job'

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 4:47 PM
The Eagles fell to 1-3 with a 24-23 loss to San Francisco, in which they again squandered a fourth-quarter lead. Here are some of the comments from Andy Reid after the game: “It was an absolutely terrible job by myself and my football team,” Reid said. “When you have a lead in the... Read more

Niners tightening game

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 2:07 PM
Gasp. Two weeks removed from a concussion, a week after his right hand was so badly bruised it was thought to be broken, Michael Vick channeled his inner Randall Cunningham. Vick shucked two Carl Banks-like tackles – he ducked under Ahmad Brooks and Ray McDonald – then emerged like Alice... Read more

Tapp out, Jarrett active

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 11:29 AM
Defensive lineman Darryl Tapp will again be inactive for the Eagles today as they face San Francisco. Tapp has been hampered by a pectoral strain and was limited in practice. With Brandon Hughes sidelined with a hamstring strain, second round pick Jaiquawn Jarrett, out of Temple, will be active for... Read more
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