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No Fine For Samuel

Friday, December 31, 2010, 4:11 PM
An NFL source close to the situation said Eagles corner Asante Samuel was not fined for his helmet-to-helmet hit on the Vikings' Sidney Rice Tuesday, because Samuel didn't "launch" himself into Rice. Rice had two feet down and possession of the ball, the source said, so he was only protected... Read more

Kolb Ready to Lead Reserves Vs. Dallas

Friday, December 31, 2010, 2:29 PM
The Eagles held their last substantive practice of 2010 today, the last before Sunday's regular season finale against Dallas. Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and Asante Samuel were nowhere to be found. It is all but official that all three, plus right tackle Winston Justice, who sat out today to rest... Read more

Eagles-Dallas: What we're watching (Week 17)

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 5:34 PM
Daily News football writer Paul Domowitch tells you what he will be keeping an eye on during the Eagles-Cowboys game Sunday: 1. Stopping Witten: The Eagles continue to have problems defending the tight end in the passing game. Opposing tight ends have 72 catches and 10 TDs vs. Eagles. Two of those... Read more

Burgess Out; McCray, Clark Added

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 12:46 PM
The Eagles today announced that they have released veteran defensive end Derrick Burgess and signed defensive end Bobby McCray. Burgess, 32, was on the roster for the last two games, playing only in Tuesday's loss to the Vikings, for a handful of plays. He was a starter on the Birds' 2004 Super Bowl... Read more

Video: 3 keys vs. Cowboys

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 10:37 AM
Video: The Daily News' Les Bowen provides the three keys to success for the Eagles on Sunday afternoon against the Cowboys. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here. Read more

Eagles-Vikings Day-After Dissection

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 8:47 PM
Some incoherent thoughts and some off-the-mark observations in the wake of Tuesday night’s 24-14 Eagles implosion to the Vikings: --I hate to be a killjoy, but I’m really getting that one-and-done feeling about the Eagles. Despite their poor 331-yard, 3-turnover, 6-sack, 14-point offensive... Read more

Video: Will the Eagles bounce back?

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 3:55 PM
Video: After losing a game they should have won, the Eagles have the task of rebounding in their last game against the Cowboys. The Daily News' John Smallwood and philly.com's Dave Isaac discuss. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and... Read more

Reid: Nicked Vick Might Not Be Ready Sunday, Regardless

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 12:17 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said at his day-after news conference that he hasn’t decided how much his starters would play against Dallas but did mention that quarterback Michael Vick’s injury could keep him on the sideline. Certainly, the fact that Vick is limping heavily would seem to indicate... Read more

Eagles-Vikings report card

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 9:38 AM
Here is Domo's report card for last night's game. You can give your grades by clicking here. RUSHING OFFENSE The Vikings effectively neutralized LeSean McCoy most of the game, holding him to 33 yards on 10 carries in the first 3 quarters. Eagles’ only significant rushing yardage came on Mike... Read more

Reid: 'Terrible, terrible job'; Vick: 'no excuses'

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 11:40 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid pulled no punches after his team's shocking, 24-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday night at Lincoln Financial Field. "It was a pathetic job. It was a complete tail-whipping" Reid said. "Terrible, terrible job. It wasn’t only the players. It was... Read more
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