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Archive: November, 2009

Back From Bad Start?

Sunday, November 8, 2009, 8:54 PM
Updating: The Eagles got within 7-6, following a 48-yard David Akers field goal that capped a 54-yard drive, 12 plays plus one penalty, lots of good momentum for the running game.Things looked better, especially with Jason Peters returning at the 2-minute warning. Apparently, those ankle X-rays were... Read more

Westbrook will sit vs. Cowboys

Sunday, November 8, 2009, 10:00 AM
UPDATED: Brian Westbrook will not play tonight vs. Dallas. The Eagles released a statement from head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder, regarding Brian Westbrook's condition moments ago. It reads: "On Friday afternoon Brian began experiencing symptoms of a mild headache. From that point forward... Read more

Miles Austin on facing the Birds

Saturday, November 7, 2009, 11:05 AM
Earlier this week, we heard from Mike Jenkins about his plans for the Eagles receivers, then we heard from Roy Williams with his thoughts on his family's experience in Philly last year. Now, we hear from Miles Austin, who took a more tactful approach. Asked to describe Eagles fans, Austin replied:... Read more

Gocong doubtful; Westbrook misses practice but ready

Friday, November 6, 2009, 1:14 PM
Linebacker Chris Gocong is listed as doubtful after missing his third consecutive day of practice with quadriceps and hamstring injuries suffered against the Giants. Rookie Moise Fokou would start in his place. “He’ll be ready,” coach Andy Reid said of Fokou. “He’s worked... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys, No. 100

Friday, November 6, 2009, 7:38 AM
The Eagles face the Dallas Cowboys for the 100th time when they meet Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.In today's Eagles Playbook, Mark Kram looks back at the first game. Here are some facts about the series: Overall: Cowboys lead, 55-44. In Philadelphia: Eagles lead, 26-22 In Dallas: Cowboys lead... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys: What We're Watching

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6:25 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. Make Romo Be Romo: Tony Romo hasn’t thrown an interception in the last three games and has been sacked just five times in those games. But those games... Read more

Roy Williams: Bad Philly experiences

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 3:11 PM
DALLAS — Roy Williams has not had good experiences on the field against the Eagles, and he says his family was not treated well by the fans because they were wearing Cowboys gear during their visit. “My brother was trying to get a cab ride back to the hotel [from the stadium] and they... Read more

Birds defense set its sights on Witten

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 12:26 PM
Among the Eagles' biggest struggles defensively this year has been keeping track of the tight end. And now, along comes All-Pro Jason Witten from the Cowboys. "We’ve got to know where 82 is all the time," defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said. "In every personnel group that... Read more

Cowboys' Jenkins on Eagles receivers: 'Hit them in the mouth'

Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 6:18 PM
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins was not mincing words when he spoke about the team's plans for trying to shut down the Eagles explosive wide receivers. "Go out and hit them in the mouth," Jenkins told reporters. "Just be physical and hopefully we can shut them down." However... Read more

Westy 'Good to Go'

Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 7:42 AM
Brian Westbrook practiced today, as the Eagles prepared to host the Dallas Cowboys, and is "good to go" for Sunday, "unless there's a setback here," Andy Reid said Wednesday. Westbrook suffered a concussion in the Eagles' Oct. 26 victory at Washington. Strongside linebacker Chris... Read more
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