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Archive: September, 2009

Bigger deal: Vick's return or Favre's?

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 8:00 AM
Vick or Favre? Which one was the bigger story nationally? According to Nielsen Buzzmetrics, which measures the mention of a topic in all blogs in the country, Michael Vick's deal with the Eagles was mentioned in nearly 25 percent of blogs, while Brett Favre's was mentioned in 18 percent, the Milwaukee... Read more

Trot: Dreams Came True

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 2:21 PM
Jeremiah Trotter told a conference call with reporters Tuesday that a few months after the Eagles released him in 2007, he started having dreams in which he was playing for them again. "I woke up, I was thinking I was crazy," he said. "I actually told a couple people ... it sounded... Read more

More on Trotter

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:43 AM
Even as it appears more likely that the Eagles will sign linebacker Jeremiah Trotter, team president Joe Banner was not about to reveal the team's intentions. At a media event this morning at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Banner declined to comment on Trotter's situation. All he would say... Read more

Trot: 2nd Workout Even Better

Monday, September 28, 2009, 8:25 PM
Jeremiah Trotter worked out for the Eagles again Monday, the team and Trotter confirmed. Trotter told your Eagletarian that the session went "two to three times better than last time" -- the workout held for Trotter last Thursday. Eagles coach Andy Reid said after that one he was impressed... Read more

Second Take: Eagles-Chiefs

Monday, September 28, 2009, 4:49 PM
Here is Domo's Second Take on the Eagles-Chiefs game after reviewing the videotape: * Defensive coordinator Sean McDermott made it clear very early in Sunday’s game that he wasn’t going to treat Matt Cassel with kid gloves like he did Drew Brees. The Eagles, who seldom blitzed Brees in... Read more

Reid: More balance with Westbrook, McCoy in run game

Monday, September 28, 2009, 12:18 PM
Could the Eagles’ be heading to a two-headed monster at running back? Or at least lessening the load on Brian Westbrook after LeSean McCoy’s performance Sunday? “I think that will take place,” coach Andy Reid said of the possibility of more balance between Westbrook and McCoy... Read more

Eagles-Chiefs: The Morning After

Monday, September 28, 2009, 7:59 AM
TALKING POINTS What we are talking about after the Eagles’ victory over the Kansas City Chiefs: 1. The real McCoy. With Brian Westbrook resting his sore right ankle, rookie Shady McCoy got his first start and proved again that the Eagles aren’t going to need 25 touches a game from Westbrook... Read more

Domo's Eagles-Chiefs report card

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 6:18 PM
RUSH OFFENSE: LeSean McCoy played well in his first NFL start, averaging 4.2 yards per carry and rushing for a 5-yard TD on a direct snap. Eagles ran the ball 15 times for 55 yards out of the Wildcat/spread option. Grade: B-plus PASS OFFENSE: Kevin Kolb racked up his second straight 300-yard passing... Read more

Vick: 'I played fairly well'

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 4:44 PM
Michael Vick acknowledged that he was nervous before his first regular-season game in the NFL since December 2006 with the Atlanta Falcons. Vick was inserted on the second play of the game and finished with 11 plays on the day. He was 0-for-2 passing and had one run for 7 yards. He said he played... Read more

Win over Chiefs one for the young guys

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 4:19 PM
With veterans Donovan McNabb, Brian Westbrook and Kevin Curtis sitting out with injuries, the Eagles’ 34-14 victory over Kansas City was one for the young players. The offensive starters featured Kevin Kolb at quarterback, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin at wide receiver and LeSean McCoy at... Read more
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