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Eagles-Chargers: The Morning After

Monday, November 16, 2009, 8:47 AM
5 TALKING POINTS 1. Westbrook’s future. After missing two games with a concussion, Brian Westbrook returned to the lineup Sunday and suffered yet another concussion. It’s uncertain at this point whether he’ll play again this season. 2. The red-zone woes. The Eagles converted just... Read more

Eagles-Chargers report card

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 9:13 PM
RUSHING OFFENSE The Eagles only ran the ball 13 times, averaging just 2.2 yards. They were ineffective when they ran in the red zone and they were ineffective when they ran on third-and-short. Grade: F PASSING OFFENSE Donovan McNabb’s 450 passing yards were the second most of his career. But... Read more

Reid on Westbrook's concussion

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 7:39 PM
Brian Westbrook ended the 31-23 loss to San Diego on the sideline with another concussion. Westbrook had missed the last two games after suffering a concussion against Washington. Against the Chargers, he had six carries for 28 yards and caught two passes for 26 yards. His last carry came on the opening... Read more

Westbrook Concussion

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 2:55 PM
The Eagles are making this game interesting, Brent Celek just made it 28-23, but Brian Westbrook is standing on the sideline in a baseball cap. The press box announcement is that he has a concussion. That could overshadow whatever happens here. Earlier: Five plays, 76 yards, Chargers 21-6. Eagles... Read more

Eagles-Chargers: Predictions, matchups, and more

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 8:30 AM
The Eagles return to the West Coast to face the San Diego Chargers. Les Bowen will be blogging live from Qualcomm Stadium, but we get the morning started with our staff picks, key matchups and some other notes: STAFF PICKS Les Bowen: Chargers, 27-23 (More on Les' selection, by clicking here) Ed... Read more

Searching for Andy Claus?

Saturday, November 14, 2009, 7:27 AM
Terrell Owens was looking for someone to play Santa Claus at his Catch-A-Dream Foundation 81 Family Fun Day this holiday season. Owens put out the call via Twitter -- and then he had an idea. Owens then joked: "I'm thinking of asking Coach Reid 2 play my santa claus, my fmr coach of the eagles!... Read more

Westy's In; Peters Says 'I'm Playing'

Friday, November 13, 2009, 12:55 PM
Unless he bumps his head on an overhead bin during the flight to San Diego today, Eagles running back Brian Westbrook will play Sunday against the Chargers, Westbrook's first action since suffering a scary concussion Oct. 26 at Washington. Eagles coach Andy Reid, asked how Westbrook was listed after... Read more

The quarterbacks: McNabb vs. Rivers

Friday, November 13, 2009, 8:01 AM
The big showdown among quarterbacks as far as Chargers fans are concerned was last week when San Diego beat Eli Manning and the Giants. Manning spurned San Diego when he was drafted and forced a trade that netted Philip Rivers. "You knew it was there," Rivers said of the link between he and... Read more

Eagles-Chargers: What We're Watching

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 7:30 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. San Diego’s redwoods: The Chargers have far and away the biggest wide-receiving corps in the league. Their top three wideouts all are at least 6-2 and... Read more

Westbrook returns to practice

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 12:22 PM
Eagles running back Brian Westbrook returned to practice today, a rare session for him on the harder indoor surface. Coach Andy Reid said yesterday that he held Westbrook out of practice because the session was indoors and he did not want to aggravate Westbrook's ankle issues. Reid said the decision... Read more
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