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Archive: September, 2011

Eagles-Rams Report Card

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 6:31 PM
Here is the Daily News' report card from the Eagles' victory over the Rams. Click here to send in your own grades. RUSHING OFFENSE LeSean McCoy notched his fourth career 100-yard rushing performance. He rushed for 122 yards, with 95 coming on four fourth-quarter carries, including a 49-yard TD romp... Read more

Reid: 'We're not satisfied with today'

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 4:40 PM
Here are comments from Andy Reid after the win over St. Louis: Injuries: Darryl Tapp has a pectoral strain and Akeem Jordan has a right shoulder strain. Each has an MRI scheduled for tomorrow. No other injuries were reported. Opening statement: “Wins are hard to get in the National Football... Read more

Shady Silences St. Louis

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 2:08 PM
Update: The Eagles finished off a 31-13 win over St. Louis. McCoy finished up with 122 yards and Michael Vick had 100 yards rushing and 190 passing. For the Eagles, it was the first time they had two 100-yard rushers in the same game since 2002. Update: LeSean McCoy ripped off a 49-yard touchdown... Read more

Watkins, Young, Jarrett Inactive for Birds

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 11:31 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Eagles opening day inactives are out and they include the first-, second-, and third-round draft picks, perhaps a reflection of the toll of the 136-day NFL lockout. Guard Danny Watkins, safety Jaiquawn Jarrett and corner Curtis Marsh will not be in uniform today when the Eagles face the... Read more

Eagles-Rams predictions, matchups and your scores

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 8:07 AM
Here is our weekly staff predictions and key matchups, and let's make this an open score thread this season, so leave your predictions in the comments section: STAFF PREDICTIONS Les Bowen: If the Eagles can protect Michael Vick, with an offensive line that ought to be wearing nametags, in a loud... Read more

Be heard on the Birds

Saturday, September 10, 2011, 2:25 PM
The Daily News wants to hear what you think about the Eagles in the aftermath of every game this season. A selection of the best responses will appear in the Daily News' Birdwatch coverage following the game. Here are three ways you can contribute: * By email: We are excited to announce Year 2 of... Read more

Eagles for openers; view in St. Loo

Saturday, September 10, 2011, 10:12 AM
Given the lockout, the quality of play at the start of the NFL season remains an open question. Ron Jaworski said the other day that he thought it would take 3-4 weeks for teams to get to the usual high quality. Juan Castillo said the difference early in the season will be which teams are in the best... Read more

Final Tweaks: Vick's Pumped, Smith Looks Ready

Friday, September 9, 2011, 2:39 PM
The Eagles completed their final real practice before flying to St. Louis for Sunday's season opener, affirming that they are ready to get going on their Super Bowl quest. Eagles coach Andy Reid said the only injury of note was backup quarterback Vince Young's hamstring. Reid said Young took some... Read more

Video: Birds open with high hopes

Friday, September 9, 2011, 11:14 AM
Video: The Eagles begin a season of high expecations with a Week 1 matchup against the Rams. The Daily News' Les Bowen previews the game with Cinesport's Tara Petrolino. Read more

What We're Watching: Eagles-Rams

Friday, September 9, 2011, 10:55 AM
Here is our weekly look at the five things we will be watching during the Eagles game: 1. Communicating In the Dome. The center (Jason Kelce) is a rookie. The right guard (Kyle DeVan) has been with the team for less than a week. The right tackle (Todd Herremans) was the left guard until two weeks... Read more
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