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Archive: October, 2009

Westbrook questionable; McNabb says Phils in 6

Friday, October 30, 2009, 12:02 PM
Brian Westbrook and Macho Harris are questionable for the Giants game, Eagles coach Andy Reid said today. Both players did not practice, but will be game-time decisions. Westbrook suffered a concussion Monday night and hasn't practiced all week. Reid said that the headache the running back had earlier... Read more

Jackson practicing; Westbrook watching

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 2:31 PM
The Eagles apparently got a little healthier today. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson and defensive end Darren Howard were back practicing today after sitting out yesterday's session with various injuries. Brian Westbrook, meanwhile, watched practice as his backup, LeSean McCoy, took all the first-team... Read more

Giants remember McNabb's prank call

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 2:17 PM
They haven't forgotten Donovan McNabb's phone call up at the Meadowlands. With just over three minutes remaining in the Eagles' playoff victory at Giants Stadium last season, McNabb scrambled out of the pocket and ran eight yards before going out of bounds on the New York sideline. A giddy McNabb... Read more

Reid: Westbrook a game time decision

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:52 AM
Test are still being conducted on Brian Westbrook, who suffered a concussion Monday night, and a decision as to whether he can play Sunday against the Giants will be a game time decision, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Westbrook was knocked off for several moments in the first quarter of the Eagles'... Read more

Eagles sign RB

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 4:28 PM
This may tell you all you need to know about the severity of Brian Westbrook's concussion: The Eagles signed running back P.J. Hill off the Saints practice squad today, according to a team spokesman. To make room on the 53-man roster, the team placed linebacker Omar Gaither (foot) on Injured Reserve... Read more

Westbrook concussion update

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 6:33 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said during his 610 WIP radio show tonight that he's "counting on" running back Brian Westbrook to be on the field for Sunday's showdown with the New York Giants, but given the medical guidelines for a concussion, that scenario seems unlikely. Reid confirmed that Westbrook... Read more

Westbrook out with concussion

Monday, October 26, 2009, 9:29 PM
LANDOVER, Md. -- Brian Westbrook suffered a concussion in the first quarter of tonight's Eagles-Redskins game and the running back won't return. On the Eagles' second possession, Westrbrook took a handoff and forged ahead six yards, but at the end of the carry he was kneed in the helmet by Washington... Read more

Jean-Gilles out; Kolb 3d QB

Monday, October 26, 2009, 7:09 PM
LANDOVER, Md. -- Max Jean-Gilles is out for tonight's game against the Redskins. The Eagles guard was questionable coming in with a right shoulder strain. Jean-Gilles, who had started the last four games at right guard, wasn't expected to start, but was eligible to rotate with either Nick Cole on the... Read more

Curtis and Gaither have surgery

Saturday, October 24, 2009, 2:02 PM
Wide receiver Kevin Curtis had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, Eagles coach Andy Reid said today. Reid said that he had no idea when Curtis would be back playing, but that he anticipated a return before the end of the season. "I think time will tell here, but I think so," Reid said... Read more

The guard situation

Friday, October 23, 2009, 2:51 PM
Now that Todd Herremans is back from injury, the Eagles have some decisions to make at their two guard spots. Judging from all indicators, Herremans will start at left guard and Nick Cole will move over and start at right guard for Monday night's game in Washington. Cole had been filling in for Herremans... Read more
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