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Archive: December, 2010

Eagles look to avoid letdown

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 3:00 PM
The Eagles are in prime time again -- the third time in 7 weeks -- and are hoping to avoid a letdown when they face Minnesota. The Vikings are more than a two-touchdown underdog. That is the first time the Eagles have been favored by double digits since a 15-point spread in 2009 against Tampa Bay... Read more

NFL Power Rankings, Week 16

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 9:00 AM
Here are the Daily News' weekly NFL Power Rankings, heading into Week 16. (Last Week's Rankings in Parentheses) 1. Patriots 12-2 (1) 2. Ravens 10-4 (4) 3. Falcons 12-2 (5) 4. Eagles 10-4 (6) 5. Saints 10-4 (2) 6. Bears 10-4 (8) 7. *Steelers 10-4 (3) 8. Giants 9-5 (7) 9. Jets 10-4 (10) 10... Read more

Vick: I'd Vote for Me

Friday, December 24, 2010, 1:46 PM
Michael Vick was asked today who he would vote for, if he had an MVP ballot. The two top contenders would seem to be Vick and Pats quarterback Tom Brady. Vick didn't want to answer, but ultimately, he said: "If you put me on the spot, I would pick myself." The Eagles' quarterback also said... Read more

What we're watching: Eagles-Vikings

Friday, December 24, 2010, 10:00 AM
Here is what we will be keeping our eyes on during the Eagles-Vikings game Sunday night: 1. Nowhere to run. While the Eagles continue to struggle against the pass, they’ve got the run defense part down pat. They held Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw to 3.2 yards per carry Sunday and have... Read more

Eagles sign returner Lawson

Friday, December 24, 2010, 9:14 AM
The Eagles signed cornerback Gerard Lawson to a three-year deal. He takes the roster spot of returner Jorrick Calvin, who surprisingly was placed on injured reserve yesterday with a back injury after not practicing this week. The Eagles might have opted to sign practice squad running back Joique... Read more

McNabb's agent blasts coach; Shanahan responds

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 4:54 PM
We interrupt coverage of the latest Eagles news from NovaCare withthe next step in the disintegration of Donovan McNabb's relationship with the Washington Redskins. You know all the background and the continued back and forth. Honestly, there is not much more to say than let the following statement... Read more

Calvin placed on injured reserve

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 4:17 PM
The Eagles have placed kick returner Jorrick Calvin on injured reserve with a back injury. He has not practiced all week. The team has not made a roster move, although one possibility would be to bring up Joquie Bell off the practice squad. The Eagles also could use Chad Hall as a kick returner and... Read more

Birds Planned to Have 10 on Field? Ah, Suurrrre...

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 12:27 PM
Bobby April played it cagey today when asked about the Eagles' only having 10 men on the field for the critical onsides kick in the win over the Giants. April would not say whether he intentionally had a player run off the field, drawing the Giants' attention and playing with 10. (The Giants assumed... Read more

Video: 3 Keys vs. Vikings

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 10:18 AM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov turns to the Daily News' Les Bowen to get the three keys for the Eagles on Sunday against the Vikings. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here. Read more

Giants' Jacobs on 'lucky' Eagles; Reid on McNabb

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 8:15 AM
The Giants had been a dominant rushing team in the weeks preceding last Sunday's game against the Eagles. And then things changed. The Giants ran for 100 yards on 31 rushing plays, an average of 3.2 yards per carry. Five of those plays went for negative yardage. Of their 20 first downs, only three... Read more
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