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Eagles-Bears: The Morning After

Monday, November 23, 2009, 9:42 AM
TALKING POINTS The Redemptions: Donovan McNabb threw an interception intended for DeSean Jackson on a slant route in the second quarter. Jackson later fumbled a reception away in the third quarter. McNabb finally found Jackson deep for a 48-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter, even though... Read more

Live chat with Josh Barnett

Monday, November 23, 2009, 4:58 AM
Join Daily News Executive Sports Editor Josh Barnett for a live chat about the Eagles' 24-20 win over the Bears at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Read more

Eagles-Bears report card

Monday, November 23, 2009, 12:28 AM
RUSHING OFFENSE LeSean McCoy shook off a near-fatal fumble and had a game-winning, 10-yard touchdown. He had a season-high 99 yards on 20 carries. Grade: B-plus PASSING OFFENSE Donovan McNabb threw two TD passes, including a 48-yard bomb to DeSean Jackson. Completed 60-plus percent of his attempts... Read more

Close game goes Eagles' way

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 11:56 PM
The Eagles have finally won a close and came back after trailing at the end of the third quarter. “We haven’t had a lot of luck in close ones,” coach Andy Reid said. “This time, the guys battled through and didn’t worry about all that. They just kept banging. I was proud... Read more

Stinger for Samuel

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 6:57 PM
Updating: Sheldon Brown (hamstring) played, as he’d said he would, running his regular-season consecutive games streak to 122, but Brown sat out long stretches of the first half. Replacement Dimitri Patterson took an illegal contact penalty that nullified a third-down stop. The second half began... Read more

Eagles-Bears predictions, key matchups

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 8:27 AM
It's "must win" Sunday for the Eagles as they head to Chicago to face the Bears in another prime-time game. Les Bowen will be blogging from the stadium throughout tonight, but we get your Sunday going with the staff predictions and key matchups. DAILY NEWS STAFF PREDICTIONS Les Bowen:... Read more

Macho Time on kickoffs

Saturday, November 21, 2009, 10:06 AM
The Eagles are ranked 30th in the NFL in kick returns, averaging 20.1 yards per return. Only Tennessee and Oakland have a lower average. The Birds are expected to turn to Macho Harris over Jeremy Maclin for Sunday night's game against Chicago, with Ellis Hobbs out following season-ending spinal surgery... Read more

Jordan, Demps to miss Bears game

Friday, November 20, 2009, 1:10 PM
Linebacker Akeem Jordan (knee) and safety Quintin Demps (ankle) will not play Sunday against Chicago, coach Andy Reid said. Reid was not saying who the starting middle linebacker will be, although indications are that it will be Joe Mays, with Chris Gocong moving back to the strong side and Will Witherspoon... Read more

How the plays are called

Friday, November 20, 2009, 7:41 AM
There is not doubt that this is Andy Reid's offense, and his imprint is clear, as it has been from the outset. However, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg's press conference yesterday included an interesting series of questions about the process the team uses and who makes the final decision on... Read more

Eagles-Bears: What We're Watching

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 6:17 PM
Each week, Daily News football writer Paul Domowitch will tell you the things he will be keeping his eyes on during that week’s game: 1. Defending the tight end: The Eagles will face yet another dangerous pass-catching tight end in the Bears’ Greg Olsen. In the last six games, opposing... Read more
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