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Archive: November, 2009

McNabb on the state of the Eagles' offense

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 8:19 AM
In a day filled with injury and intrigue at the NovaCare Complex, among the things that was justifiably overlooked was Donovan McNabb's midweek meeting with the media. Here are some highlights of McNabb's press conference, according to transcripts provided by the team: On why he thinks the offense... Read more

You make the grades

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 8:46 PM
In Wednesday's Daily News, Les Bowen provided his midseason grades for the Eagles. Then, we asked you to assign your grades here on philly.com. Here is how you voted: QUARTERBACKS A: 1% B: 34% C: 48% D: 11% F: 4% RUNNING BACKS A: 3% B: 52% C: 39% D: 4% F: 1% WIDE RECEIVERS A: 35% B: 56% C: 6% D:... Read more

Hanson Scapegoated? Hobbs to IR

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 11:55 AM
Eagles cornerback Ellis Hobbs will need neck surgery and his season is over. The team placed him on injured reserve. Also, cornerback Joselio Hanson has been suspended 4 weeks for ingesting a diuretic before last season's NFC Championship Game, according to sports attorney David Cornwell. "Joselio... Read more

Reid's midseason grade

Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 6:58 PM
In Wednesday's Daily News, Les Bowen will offer his midseason grades by position for the Eagles. Here is his take on the coaching: This team should be at least 6-2 right now, probably 7-1 and cruising. The fact that it isn’t I put right at the feet of Andy Reid. The shortcomings remain the... Read more

Vick to keep $16 million in bonuses

Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 8:06 AM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will be allowed to keep more than $16 million in roster bonuses from the Atlanta Falcons, a federal appeals court has decided, backing the lower court's ruling, according to the Associated Press. According to the report, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Minneapolis... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys: Second Take

Monday, November 9, 2009, 6:04 PM
Some thoughts and observations after reviewing the tape of the Eagles’ 20-16 loss to the Cowboys: This Is Just Me Andy Reid made his share of screwups Sunday, but I don’t think his decision to have David Akers kick a field goal on fourth-and-11 with 4 1/2 minutes left in the game was... Read more

Westy's ankle hurts; bad spot explained?

Monday, November 9, 2009, 12:20 PM
Brian Westbrook has been treated for swelling in his oft-injured right ankle, which could keep him out of Wednesday's practice, but coach Andy Reid said the reason Westbrook did not play against Dallas on Sunday night was strictly because of headaches. “He was feeling it Friday afternoon,”... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys: The Morning After

Monday, November 9, 2009, 9:39 AM
TALKING POINTS What we’re talking about the morning after the Eagles’ loss to the Cowboys: * Tale of the concussed running back. Brian Westbrook was held out for the second straight game after experiencing what the Eagles described as “symptoms of a mild headache’’... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys report card

Monday, November 9, 2009, 12:39 AM
RUSHING OFFENSE: While LeSean McCoy and Leonard Weaver both had some success on the ground, the Eagles couldn’t get a yard when they needed it in the fourth quarter, getting stopped for no gain on third-and-one and fourth-and-one. Grade: C PASSING OFFENSE: The accuracy Donovan McNabb showed... Read more

Reid: 'Not the end of the season'

Monday, November 9, 2009, 12:16 AM
Here is a sampling of what Eagles coach Andy Reid had to say after the game: "There were some good things and some bad things. There were some things that were close that could have gone on either way and didn't go our way. On the challenges: Hindsight is 20-20. You probably would like to have... Read more
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