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Archive: September, 2012

McCoy calls Umenyiora a 'ballerina'

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:49 PM
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is having a little fun again with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, with whom he has feuded over the years. McCoy, in an ESPN interview, said: “Osi, to be honest, he is a good player. I think he thinks that he is better than what he really is. I think he is... Read more

Hold On: Now It's McBriar

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 5:09 PM
Many observers thought Mat McBriar won the Eagles’ punting battle in training camp, and were surprised when the Birds went with incumbent Chas Henry. Special teams coordinator Bobby April later indicated the decision came down to who was a better holder for Alex Henery. But holding on kicks... Read more

Final Thoughts on Loss

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 12:53 PM
Finally got a chance to take an extended second look at the first half of Sunday's Eagles loss at Arizona. Here are a few thoughts, before the whole thing gets beaten more thoroughly into the ground than Michael Vick was by the Arizona defense: *Daryl Washington, who broke Vick's ribs on the second... Read more

Dissecting Sunday's 27-6 Loss To Cardinals

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 11:24 AM
Surveying the wreckage of the Eagles’ 27-6 loss to the Cardinals: --This isn’t exactly a revelation, but the Eagles didn’t block very well Sunday. The three biggest culprits were left tackle Demetress Bell, center Dallas Reynolds and running back LeSean McCoy. Bell struggled in... Read more

Reid: Failures on both sides of the football

Monday, September 24, 2012, 12:24 PM
Andy Reid took his normal approach after an Eagles loss, saying on Monday at his day-after news conference that he takes the blame and that he "needs to put players in better positions." "All in all, we obviously need to do a better job," Reid said after the Eagles' 27-6 loss at Arizona on Sunday... Read more

Reid: 'I did a terrible job'

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 7:31 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid took responsibility for his team's 27-6 loss Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals. "They played better than we did," Reid said. "Clearly better. Coached better, they played better. That’s my responsibility. "I didn’t have my football team ready to play. They did. My... Read more

Eagles' Inactives Include 3rd QB; Cards' Wilson Down

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 2:31 PM
GLENDALE, Az. --- The Eagles' inactives are up and the most interesting thing might be that the Birds again will go with two active quarterbacks. Only Michael Vick and Nick Foles are eligible to play today, Trent Edwards is not. Jason Avant usually is the emergency QB. Wideouts Jeremy Maclin (hip)... Read more

Cards' Rookie CB Could Be Eagles Target

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 11:52 AM
Your Eagletarian is headed for the Grand Canyon today, but in his absence, bored hockey scribe Frank Seravalli, believing that an empty reporter's notebook is the devil's workshop, is chipping in. Frank will skate a shift or two with the Eagles' coverage while the NHL is locked out. PHOENIX -- With... Read more

No Maclin; Birds to 'Mix and Match'

Friday, September 21, 2012, 12:06 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said wideout Jeremy Maclin didn't make the necessary improvement from Thursday to Friday with his hip injury and will not play this week at Arizona. Also out, as indicated previously, are LT King Dunlap and WR Riley Cooper, Reid said. Reid said he would "mix and match" at WR... Read more

Video: What the Eagles will expect from Kevin Kolb

Friday, September 21, 2012, 11:58 AM
Kevin Kolb and the Arizona Cardinals host Michael Vick and the Eagles on Sunday. The Daily News' Les Bowen previews the game. Read more
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