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Archive: December, 2011

Eagles-Redskins predictions, key matchups

Saturday, December 31, 2011, 11:22 AM
With the expectation that there might not be the usual early risers on New Year's Day, we will do our Sunday gameday predictions and matchups a day earlier for the season finale. Les Bowen Not much to analyze here. This will come down to how into it the Eagles are. I think they're into it. I especially... Read more

No Asante, and No Word from DeSean

Friday, December 30, 2011, 2:16 PM
The Eagles frolicked through the final real practice of 2011 without Asante Samuel today. Eagles coach Andy Reid said corner Samuel (hamstring) officially is out for Sunday's season finale against the visiting Redskins. Samuel was not available in the locker room after practice, and wideout DeSean... Read more

Eagles shift focus to offseason

Friday, December 30, 2011, 11:35 AM
Video: The Daily News' Les Bowen previews the Eagles last game of the season against the Redskins on Sunday as the Birds shift their focus from their losing season to the offseason. Read more

Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

Friday, December 30, 2011, 1:35 AM
Join the Daily News' Paul Domowitch as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Friday at noon. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Castillo: Allen will be a Pro Bowler

Thursday, December 29, 2011, 1:16 PM
For fans and reporters, one of the hardest Eagles to get a read on this season has been second-year free safety Nate Allen. Allen has been tremendous at times and utterly lost at other times. It took him at least half the season to get fully confident in the knee he had patellar tendon surgery on last... Read more

Video: Eagles playing out the string

Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 5:25 PM
Video: The Daily News' Les Bowen reports from Eagles practice as they look to close out their disappointing season with a strong finish against the Redskins on Sunday. Read more

Eagles Unfazed by Spagnuolo Speculation

Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 1:26 PM
Eagles players heard the speculation yesterday about St. Louis coach Steve Spagnuolo returning to become the Birds' defensive coordinator, middle linebacker Jamar Chaney said, but they didn't pay it much heed. "You hear about it. You've got guys on social networks, your family, they're goiing to be... Read more

Shredded Tweet: Birds Feel Fans' Anger

Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 10:25 AM
Here's another in your Eagletarian's continuing efforts to bring the joys of SportsWeek to those of you who are too cheap to part with the buck, or have become unfamiliar with the concept of actually going out and purchasing reading material in dead-tree form. This week I wrote about what happens... Read more

McCoy, Babin, Peters In; Jenkins Alternate

Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 7:03 PM
As expected, the Eagles placed running back LeSean McCoy, left tackle Jason Peters and defensive end Jason Babin on the NFC Pro Bowl squad, announced this evening. Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins is a first alternate, which gives him a strong shot at going, given the need for injury and Super Bowl... Read more

Spagnuolo speculation starts

Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 11:36 AM
As your faithful Eagletarian reported in today's Daily News, the people making decisions for the Eagles aren't talking yet. But that doesn't stop people in far-flung NFL outposts from speculating on what they're going to do when the season ends. Eagles fans have been wondering for weeks what will... Read more
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