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Archive: January, 2010

What's next in the Eagles' QB situation?

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 6:39 PM
Some thoughts on the quarterback situation: * Sometime in the next month or so, word is going to filter out that the Birds have approached either Fletcher Smith, agent for Donovan McNabb, or Jeff Nalley, agent for Kevin Kolb, about a contract extension beyond 2010. And that ought to tell us who's... Read more

All-Pro for Akers

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 12:37 PM
Eagles kicker David Akers was named to The Sporting News' All-Pro offense today. Voting was done by a panel of by a panel of 636 players, coaches and executives. Akers tied for the league lead in field goals with 32, one shy of his own franchise record set last season. His 139 points are five off... Read more

Heckert to Browns is official

Monday, January 11, 2010, 6:07 PM
The Cleveland Browns announced the hiring of Tom Heckert as their general manager this afternoon. Heckert spent the last nine seasons with the Eagles, including the last four as general manager. What his exact duties will be in the new structure being built by new Browns president Mike Holmgren has... Read more

Reid: McNabb is still the QB

Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:13 PM
UPDATED: The Eagles announced three roster moves this afternoon, signing wide receivers Jordan Norwood and Dobson Collins, and center A.Q. Shipley each to three-year contracts. Norwood was active for one game this season for the Birds and was on the practice squad. Collins was signed to the practice... Read more

Looking at the Eagles' contracts

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 5:07 PM
With the 2009 season over, attention quickly turns to next season and speculation about roster changes. Entering the postseason, the average age of the 60 players on the Eagles’ roster (including injured reserve) was 26.7. The Birds have 76 percent of the roster signed through 2010 and beyond... Read more

Looking Back At Eagles-Cowboys

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 1:28 AM
Did You Notice? --Marc Colombo, who had missed the last 7 games with a broken fibula, started at right tackle for the Cowboys in place of Doug Free. --For the second week in a row, the Cowboys won the toss and elected to receive. --All of the pre-snap movement by the Eagles’ defense early... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys Report Card

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 1:07 AM
RUSHING OFFENSE: Another game of catch-up translated into very few rushing attempts. The Eagles ran the ball just 7 times in the first half for 25 yards. Brian Westbrook was the odd man out. Didn’t have a single rushing attempt. Grade: D PASSING OFFENSE: Donovan McNabb was under pressure much... Read more

Questions That Linger

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 7:27 AM
Updating: We've seen what the Eagles had in store for us, given six days to reload for the Cowboys, and I don't want to go out on too slender a limb here, but I'm underwhelmed. The defense got some pressure and forced a couple punts early, then quickly started getting turned inside out by screens and... Read more

Wild-card game: What We're Watching

Friday, January 8, 2010, 7:40 AM
Each week, we give you insight into what we will be keeping our eyes on during the upcoming Eagles game: 1. The Cowboys’ ground game. Held to 3.3 yards per carry in their four-point win over the Eagles in Week 9, the Cowboys ran all over the Eagles last week, piling up 179 yards, the most allowed... Read more

Cowboys respond to Spadaro's spit

Thursday, January 7, 2010, 6:17 PM
So, how do the Cowboys feel about Dave Spadaro spitting on the star at midfield in Cowboys Stadium last Sunday? None of the Cowboys asked today seemed to care that their logo had been disrespected or inclined to use the incident as motivation, but punt returner Patrick Crayton did not think Spadaro's... Read more
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