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Archive: January, 2009

Berry Stands Up for McNabb

Monday, January 26, 2009, 6:39 PM
News of Donovan McNabb's horrible accuracy, which many fans apparently think had more to do with losing the NFC Championship Game than the defense allowing four touchdowns, did not filter into the Arizona Cardinals' film assessment of their victory over the Eagles. Cards defensive end Bertrand Berry... Read more

Where are the Cardinals fans in Tampa?

Sunday, January 25, 2009, 5:42 PM
Well, the folks in the Tampa area would not have had to worry about this problem had the Eagles reached the Super Bowl and Eagles Nation started to settle in ... Apparently, you can't find any Arizona Cardinals fans at the site of the Super Bowl. A St. Petersburg Times reporter named Joey Knight... Read more

Readers' Answers

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 2:51 PM
Your Eagletarian is still digging out from under the blizzard of e-mail sparked by the columns the past two days on Donovan McNabb and how the Birds move forward. We're doing our best here at Eagletarian Central to answer as many as we can, but our faithful assistant, Max, keeps stopping to take naps... Read more

Eagles' draft questions

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 2:29 PM
The conversation turned to April's NFL draft quickly after the Eagles lost Sunday in the NFC Championship Game, beginning in the Daily News with Rich Hofmann's column about choosing a big running back. The countdown at the top of theWeb page for draft guide Ourlads tells you that the draft is 93 days... Read more

Two arrested in vandalizing of McNabb's lawn

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 9:07 PM
Fans behaving badly is often part of the Philadelphia story, if you listen to the national media. Instead, the bad behavior seems to have been Saturday in Chandler, Ariz., in front of Donovan McNabb's offseason home by some Cardinals fans. Our friends at the East Valley Tribune report that two men... Read more

Rams Hiring Shurmur

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 4:07 PM
The Eagles probably won't have a new quarterback for the 2009 season, but they will have a new quarterbacks coach. A league source confirmed to Eagletarian Tuesday that St. Louis is about to announce the hiring of Pat Shurmur as its offensive coordinator. Shurmur, 43, has coached Eagles QBs the past... Read more

On the rise? On the decline?

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 1:52 PM
Whether the Eagles' fortunes are on the rise or on the decline, or perhaps stuck somewhere in the middle, depends on your perspective on Andy Reid and the people making the decisions along NovaCare Way. It also probably depends on your view of whether the Eagles can get more out of aging veterans... Read more

What Andy Said, What Andy Meant (post-Cardinals II)

Monday, January 19, 2009, 6:06 PM
On whether he thinks Donovan McNabb is the best quarterback for this team going forward: What Andy said: ``As we talk today, I feel very good about Donovan. I think Donovan had a heck of a year. My hat’s off to him.’’ What Andy meant: ``Let me get back to you on that after I talk... Read more

What about Buck?

Monday, January 19, 2009, 2:42 PM
For Correll Buckhalter, Sunday’s game was a microcosm of the disappointment that he experienced all season with a lack of opportunities. Buckhalter, a free agent, showed flashes of brilliance in his limited chances, fueling questions about why he was not used more often. In two starts in the... Read more

Decisions ahead for Eagles

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 11:44 PM
The Eagles have some difficult decisions to make in the offseason. That coach Andy Reid and quarterback Donovan McNabb are retrurning seems like a certainty, even though McNabb wants to sit down with management, presumablty to discuss a new contract. After Sunday's game, team president Joe Banner... Read more
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