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Archive: September, 2013

Chip defends Vick, vows to fix mistakes

Friday, September 20, 2013, 2:59 PM
Chip Kelly renewed his quest Friday to take the focus off Michael Vick's play in a 26-16 loss to the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. Vick threw two huge interceptions, one for a pick-six that put the Birds in an early 10-0 hole Thursday night. He finished 13 for 30 for 201 yards. His passer rating was... Read more

Domo’s grades for Eagles-Chiefs

Friday, September 20, 2013, 8:34 AM
Here’s Domo’s report card for the momentous third game of this season. It’s not pretty. Click here to offer your own grades for the Eagles' win over the Redskins, which will be published in Wednesday's Daily News. RUN OFFENSE: LeSean McCoy notched his second 100-yard rushing performance... Read more

Another maddening loss

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 11:45 PM
The ovations for Andy Reid and Donovan McNabb were positive and sustained, as anyone from Philadelphia knew they would be. Their return to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night was a reminder of what was for the Eagles, and what might have been. Then they played a football game, a demonstration... Read more

Hey, Vinny Curry is active

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 7:01 PM
Never mind Andy Reid and Donovan McNabb, the big story from Lincoln Financial Field tonight is that defensive lineman Vinny Curry, a standout pass rusher in preseason, is active for the first time this season. Curry is a 2012 second-round pick thought to be a better fit for the 4-3 defense the Eagles... Read more

Remembering Donovan in Thursday's Daily News

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:48 PM
Pick up a copy of Thursday's Daily News for a commemorative Donovan McNabb poster. Find it on newsstands everywhere. And don't forget to play our weekly football picks contest to win big prizes. This week's entries must be received by 8 p.m. tonight. Get the full Eagletarian experience at PhillyDailyNews... Read more

All-22 dissection of a disastrous defensive day for the Eagles

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 3:28 PM
The Eagles’ defense had a bad day Sunday against the Chargers, for reasons that ended up being more complicated than they first appeared (as usual). The overall problem is not the new two-gap 3-4 scheme that defensive coordinator Billy Davis installed at the behest of Chip Kelly. There are specific... Read more

Eagles-Chiefs: What We're Watching

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 2:51 PM
Response Off Turnovers. The good news is the Eagles already have five takeaways in the first two games, which is just eight fewer than they had all last season. The bad news is they’ve only scored twice off of those five takeaways. Given their defensive problems, the offense is going to need... Read more

Fantasy football chat with Ed Barkowitz

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 2:38 AM
Join the Daily News' Ed Barkowitz as he takes your fantasy football questions in a live chat, starting Wednesday at noon. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! DN Members-only: Join our weekly Daily News football picks contest to win big prizes. Get the full Eagletarian experience at... Read more

Andy thinks he'll find visiting sideline OK

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 2:33 PM
It was kind of strange knowing Andy Reid was on the other end of the speakerphone, and not hearing one word about injuries, or the importance of putting players in the correct position to make plays, and how it all starts with him. Reid returns to Lincoln Financial Field Thursday night with his 2-0... Read more

Chip: Great respect for Andy

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:28 AM
Eagles coach Chip Kelly addressed reporters Tuesday for the final time before Thursday's visit from Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs. Asked about the return of his predecessor, Kelly said: "I have great respect for Andy. If you're a coach in the NFL, anybody head coaches in one spot for 14 years... Read more
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