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Archive: October, 2009

Westy 'Questionable,' Birds Talk Series

Friday, October 30, 2009, 2:10 PM
Brian Westbrook watched Friday's practice and he remains a gametime decision for Sunday's meeting with the Giants, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. He said Westbrook is listed as "questionable." "Brian had another (neurological) test today; we're waiting on the results," Reid said... Read more

Eagles-Giants: What We're Watching

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 7:58 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. The turnover battle. The Eagles lead the league in takeaways with 18. That’s the good news. The bad news is they’ve scored just 53 points off of... Read more

DJax Looks OK; Westy Update

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 12:24 PM
Eagles wideout DeSean Jackson, who has 5 touchdowns in 47 touches this season, was a full practice participant Thursday and didn't seem to be favoring the foot he injured in Monday's victory over Washington. "I'm good," Jackson said afterward. Meanwhile, Eagles coach Andy Reid said running... Read more

Westy game-time decision; RB signed

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:52 AM
Brian Westbrook's status for Sunday's showdown with the Giants will probably be a game-time decision, coach Andy Reid said. Head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder told reporters Westbrook currently has a headache and won't be cleared to exercise until it goes away. Then his reaction to exercise will... Read more

Eagles-Redskins Second Take

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 3:37 PM
By the Numbers * The Eagles’ 11 first downs against the Redskins were their fewest since Oct. 9, 2005, when they managed just six in a 33-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. They also had 11 in two other games that year, both losses. The last time the Eagles managed to win a game with 11 or fewer... Read more

Eagles-Redskins: The morning after

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 8:05 AM
What we're talking about after the Eagles' 27-17 win over the Redskins: * Westbrook's health. Brian Westbrook suffered a concussion in the first quarter when he was kneed in the head by Redskins middle linebacker London Fletcher. There's a good chance he won't be able to play Sunday against the Giants... Read more

Eagles-Redskins report card

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 12:28 AM
RUSHING OFFENSE: There was DeSean Jackson’s 67-yard touchdown run on an end-around, and there was, well, that was about it. LeSean McCoy and Brian Westbrook rushed for just 32 yards on 12 carries in the first three quarters. Grade: C-minus PASSING OFFENSE: Not one of Donovan McNabb’s... Read more

Reid: Westbrook has concussion

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 12:03 AM
Eagles coach Andy Reid confirmed tonight that running back Brian Westbrook suffered a concussion during a 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. Westbrook left the game at the end of the first quarter after his helmet collided with the knee of Redskins linebacker London Fletcher... Read more

No surprises among inactives

Monday, October 26, 2009, 7:08 PM
No real surprises among the Eagles inactives for tonight's game at Washington. Dimitri Patterson, Joe Mays, Max Jean-Gilles, Mike McGlynn, Kevin Curtis, Victor Abiamiri and Omar Gaither are inactive. It has been unclear whether Jean-Gilles with a shoulder strain, would play after being listed as... Read more

Pick and key matchups

Monday, October 26, 2009, 6:46 PM
LES BOWEN'S PICK After last week, so much for my resolution not to get all hand-wringy over what ought to be easy games. Going into yesterday’s action, I was doing a way better job picking outcomes for the rest of the league than I was with the Eagles, which is kind of disturbing, since I spend... Read more
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