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Archive: October, 2012

Watkins has "chronic" ankle; doubtful for Sunday

Friday, October 26, 2012, 12:03 PM
Danny Watkins has a "chronic ankle" condition, Andy Reid said Friday, and the right guard was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game after he missed two days of practice. "Danny has got kind of a chronic ankle and he's had it for years," Reid said. "He disturbed it in the last game and he thought it... Read more

Eagles-Falcons predictions

Friday, October 26, 2012, 10:04 AM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 1-5. Week 8: I fired my defensive prognosticator over the bye week. He worked hard, but didn’t quite get the late-week adjustments Vegas made to its betting lines. I put him in a bad position, but, heck, I wasn’t going to fire myself. I still have ten games to right... Read more

DeSean: Eagles ready for "hot streak"

Friday, October 26, 2012, 4:09 PM
DeSean Jackson is quietly having his finest season in the NFL. The breathtaking plays have been few and far between, but that hasn't necessarily been the fault of the Pro Bowl wide receiver. The Eagles offense has sputtered for most of the first six games, partly because of a banged up offensive line... Read more

Marty Mornhinweg says key to improvement is reducing turnovers

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 2:43 PM
Marty Mornhinweg's evaluation of his offense produced a simple solution: stop turning the ball over. "Let me make myself very clear -- we have to play better in many instances," Mornhinweg said. "However, if we flip that turnover ratio, it takes care of an awful lot of things. That's the biggest key... Read more

DRC defends Juan Castillo

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 2:16 PM
Going against the tide, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie came out in support of the recently-fired Juan Castillo. While several players on defense have used Castillo’s ousting as an excuse to question his credentials or his late-game play-calling, Rodgers-Cromartie credited the former Eagles defensive... Read more

Video: Zach Berman reports from Thursday's Eagles practice

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 5:56 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Zach Berman reports from Thursday's Eagles practice at the NovaCare complex, where defensive coordinator Todd Bowles and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg met with reporters. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Video: Both sides of Eagles vs. Falcons

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 4:59 PM
CineSport's Brian Clark chats with The Inquirer's Jeff McLane and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D. Orlando Ledbetter to preview Sunday's Eagles-Falcons matchup from both sides. Read more

Danny Watkins misses practice, Dennis Kelly a possibility to start at right guard

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 4:31 PM
Danny Watkins missed Thursday's practice with a sprained ankle, and his status for Sunday is uncertain. "I gave him a breather today and then I'm just going to see from [trainer Rick Burkholder] how he does," coach Andy Reid said. "If I have to give him a breather tomorrow, I'll give him a breather... Read more

Asante: "You make your bed ... deal with it"

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 3:27 PM
Asante Samuel said that he expects to be greeted warmly when he returns to Lincoln Financial Field as a member of the Falcons on Sunday. "They better cheer for me," Samuel said to reporters in Atlanta. "They're going to cheer for me or we're going to have a problem right there in Lincoln Financial... Read more

Nov. 27 key date in Peters return

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 2:38 PM
Mark Nov. 27 down on your calendars. On that date the Eagles will have to make a decision on whether to active Jason Peters to the 53-man roster or place the tackle on season-ending Injured Reserve. There are several steps that need to be taken before the Eagles get to that point, and Peters, of course... Read more
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