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Archive: November, 2011

Casey Matthews responds to fans' daggers

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 3:52 PM
It has been a rough rookie season for Casey Matthews. Thrown into the fire immediately as the starting middle linebacker, coming off an offseason with no playbook to learn, no OTAs and a defense struggling with all its new parts. Matthews took a lot of heat, and probably unfairly. One thing he might... Read more

Vick out; other injury updates

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 11:31 AM
Quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin have been ruled out of Thursday's game against Seattle. Vince Young will make his third consecutive start at quarterback while Vick is sidelined by broken ribs. Vick threw on the side yesterday, but has not participated in practice. Maclin... Read more

Mayock: Reid deserves to remain Eagles coach

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 10:50 AM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock concedes some trepidation about calling Thursday night's game between the Eagles and Seattle. A Haverford School graduate and Newtown Square resident, Mayock said he is a little bit nervous about how to explain the current situation in Philadelphia to a national audience... Read more

Schmitt heads back to Seattle, too

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 7:03 PM
Owen Schmitt landed in Philadelphia last year embittered and angry. Schmitt returns to Seattle in much the same mood. He played in 30 games in 2008 and 2009, but the Seahawks cut Schmitt out of training camp in 2010 because new coach Pete Carroll's system does not employ a conventional fullback. "Not... Read more

Fokou to injured reserve; Lloyd promoted

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 3:55 PM
The Eagles have placed linebacker Moise Fokou on injured reserve, ending his season. Fokou injured his ankle during Sunday's loss to New England. The team has promoted rookie linebacker Greg Lloyd from the practice squad to take him place on the 53-man roster. Lloyd was a seventh-round draft choice... Read more

Vick to Throw on Side; Young Likely to Start

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 1:31 PM
Looks like a third consecutive start for Vince Young at quarterback for the Eagles when they travel to Seattle for Thursday night's game. Michael Vick will not practice today, although he will throw on the side and is making progress, coach Andy Reid said today. Vick "can't put heavy torque on the... Read more

Vince Young likely to start vs. Seahawks

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 12:04 PM
Looks like a third consecutive start for Vince Young at quarterback for the Eagles when they travel to Seattle on Thursday night. Michael Vick will not practice today, although he will throw on the side and is making progress, coach Andy Reid said today. Vick "can't put heavy torque on the ball without... Read more

DeSean on Eagles future: 'Whatever works out'

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 9:29 AM
DeSean Jackson indicated after Monday's walk-through that he did not receive additional explanation for why he was benched in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to the Patriots, when Jackson dropped a pair of touchdown passes. Jackson shook his head when asked about the benching, which represented... Read more

Domo's day-after dissection

Monday, November 28, 2011, 8:08 PM
Breaking down Sunday’s 38-20 loss to the Patriots while wondering what the odds would be on a Marty Mornhinweg-Jim Washburn fight: * The Patriots converted six of 11 third-down opportunities against the Eagles. And that doesn’t include two more the Eagles converted for them with penalties... Read more

No Vick, Maclin at walkthrough

Monday, November 28, 2011, 4:55 PM
The Eagles held a walkthrough this afternoon and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha (knee), quarterback Michael Vick (ribs) and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (hamstring, ankle) did not participate. Tackle King Dunlap (concussion) and linebacker Moise Fokou (ankle) also did not participate. Defensive tackle... Read more
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