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Archive: November, 2008

SURGERY FOR JEAN-GILLES, ANDREWS BACK IN TOWN

Friday, November 28, 2008, 10:16 AM
Guard Max Jean-Gilles will undergo surgery to repair a fractured right ankle either Monday or Tuesday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said at his news conference this morning. He will also be placed on injured reserve. "It's similar to what Shawn Andrews had his rookie year," Reid said. Andrews... Read more

WHAT WILL THE REACTION BE?

Thursday, November 27, 2008, 6:59 PM
Coming off the terrible tie in Cincinnati and the lopsided loss in Baltimore, it should be fascinating to see how the Eagles in general and quarterback Donovan McNabb in particular are greeted before tonight's game against the Arizona Cardinals at Lincoln Financial Field. It's a pretty good bet that... Read more

SAMUEL DOUBTFUL FOR CARDINALS

Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 1:13 PM
The already difficult assignment of covering the NFL's best trio of wide receivers figures to be even more difficult for the Eagles tomorrow night because they will likely be without Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel. After twice suffering stingers during the Eagles' loss in Baltimore Sunday, Samuel... Read more

MCNABB WILL START AGAINST CARDINALS

Monday, November 24, 2008, 12:05 PM
Donovan McNabb will be back at quarterback Thursday night when the Eagles play the Arizona Cardinals at Lincoln Financial Field. Coach Andy Reid made that announcement at his weekly news conference following the Eagles' ugly 36-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday during which he pulled McNabb in... Read more

GOING SOUTH WITHOUT WESTBROOK?

Thursday, November 20, 2008, 3:22 PM
The likelihood that the Eagles will be without Brian Westbrook for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens increased today when the Pro Bowl running back missed his second straight practice because of knee and ankle injuries. Westbrook admitted Wednesday that he has not been able to make cuts as... Read more

DAWKINS DEFENDS MCNABB AND ALSO MANGLES THE OT RULES

Wednesday, November 19, 2008, 3:08 PM
Eagles safety Brian Dawkins shook his head in disbelief when the overblown subject of quarterback Donovan McNabb's ignorance about the overtime rules was raised this afternoon. "To me, that's one of the most ridiculous things ...," Dawkins said. "If you ask cats in this locker room... Read more

HARBAUGH HAD SUNDAY CIRCLED IN HIS MIND

Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 5:23 PM
John Harbaugh said when the Baltimore Ravens' schedule was released in the spring, the date Nov. 23 got stuck in his mind. "I just remembered the date, for whatever reason," Harbaugh told reporters at his news conference in Baltimore Monday. "That got stuck in my mind a little bit.... Read more

DANGEROUS DECLARATIONS

Monday, November 17, 2008, 10:01 AM
It's over. The Eagles' chances of making the playoffs. Donovan McNabb's career in Philadelphia. Andy Reid's ability to call plays, win games, etc. It's all over. That's what you're going to hear this week in quadrophonic stereo. All the people who know everything are going to tell you it's over... Read more

CINCO TO OCHO CINCO

Sunday, November 16, 2008, 12:04 PM
Sometimes the pregame is more entertaining than the actual game and this has a chance to be one of those days. Quite a scene developed early this morning, according to Eagles commentator Mike Quick and Eagles web site coordinator Dave Spadaro. Both men witnessed Bengals star receiver Chad Ocho Cinco/Johnson... Read more

A COMMITTMENT PROBLEM

Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 2:42 PM
The problems with the Eagles' run offense have been and will continue to be dissected, but running back Brian Westbrook made the point today that his team has the same problem as a bachelor resisting marriage: a lack of committment. "We don't always have it, no," Westbrook said. "At... Read more
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