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Archive: December, 2009

NFL Weighs In On Weaver-Brooks Jawing Match

Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 12:16 PM
I’ve received quite a few e-mails from readers regarding that little jawing match between Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver and 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks near the end of the first half when the Eagles were trying to line up and spike the ball to stop the clock. Most people wanted to know what... Read more

Eagles-Niners: Second Take

Monday, December 21, 2009, 5:25 PM
Some day-after observations after reviewing the tape of the Eagles’ 27-13 win over the 49ers: After-Thoughts * Asante Samuel does a lot of gambling, or, perhaps more accurately, anticipating. We saw that again in the second quarter Sunday when he left his own man (Jason Hill) and jumped an... Read more

Westbrook should be cleared, Reid says

Monday, December 21, 2009, 12:21 PM
Andy Reid said he expects Brian Westbrook to be cleared to play against Denver on Sunday, although he said he won’t know for sure until tomorrow. "Right now it looks pretty good,” Reid said. Westbrook has been working with the scout team. “Just watching him the last couple... Read more

Eagles-Niners: The Morning After

Monday, December 21, 2009, 7:58 AM
TALKING POINTS What we're talking about after the Eagles' playoff-clinching victory over San Francisco: 1. Quentin Demps’ unusual 48-yard kickoff return and DeSean Jackson’s 19-yard touchdown reception produced the Eagles’ first TD. How did Jackson get that open again? Because touted... Read more

Eagles-Niners report card

Sunday, December 20, 2009, 9:18 PM
RUSHING OFFENSE Eagles averaged just 3.5 yards per carry and didn’t have a run longer than 9 yards. But they ran the ball effectively on their game-clinching 89-yard drive early in the fourth quarter and notched 2 rushing touchdowns for the second game in a row. Grade: B PASSING OFFENSE DeSean... Read more

Reid on the playoffs, DeSean and more

Sunday, December 20, 2009, 7:57 PM
The Eagles are heading to the playoffs for the eighth time in Andy Reid’s 11 seasons, but the coach wasn’t ready to talk about that in the aftermath of a victory over San Francisco. “I haven’t really thought about the playoffs,” he said. “I’m not there yet... Read more

Harder than Shoveling Snow

Sunday, December 20, 2009, 3:02 PM
Updating: The Eagles have made it very hard on themselves with miscues and mental lapses, but after an 8-play, 89-yard drive that gave them a 27-13 lead with 11:32 left, maybe all is finally well and the playoff berth is nailed down. Shady McCoy got the TD on third and 1 from the 2. Lots of snowballs... Read more

Eagles-Niners: Predictions, matchups

Sunday, December 20, 2009, 8:10 AM
It will be a snowy day at the Linc as the Eagles face the Niners this afternoon with a 4:15 p.m. game time. Les Bowen will have the action from the stadium, but we start your Eagletarian day with predictions and key matchups. And keep in mind the predictions were made before the weather took a turn... Read more

Eagles-Niners start time moved

Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:43 PM
Kickoff for the Eagles-Niners game has been pushed back to 4:15 because of the weather, the Eagles announced today. In a statement, the Eagle said "the change was made to accommodate fans and allow more time for city and stadium personnel to clear streets and walkways in and around the stadium... Read more

No Maclin or BWest; LB Shuffles Continue

Friday, December 18, 2009, 1:37 PM
As expected, Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and running back Brian Westbrook will not play Sunday against San Francisco. Maclin tore the plantar fascia in his foot against the Giants and has not practiced all week. Westbrook was listed as a limited participant Friday for the third consecutive... Read more
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