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Archive: December, 2010

Vick among Eagles Pro Bowlers

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 7:01 PM
Michael Vick headlines the Eagles' cast of Pro Bowl honorees after the NFL announced the teams for the annual All-Star game to be held on Jan. 30 in Hawaii. The Eagles quarterback will start for the NFC squad. Also starting will be tackle Jason Peters and cornerback Asante Samuel. Wide receiver DeSean... Read more

Why can't the Eagles play tonight?

Monday, December 27, 2010, 10:34 AM
Why can’t the Eagles play tonight? Once the NFL moved Sunday’s Eagles-Vikings game, the next question centered on the make-up date. Why not Monday night, which is at least a regular night for football and would give the Eagles more time to get ready for an important game Sunday against... Read more

Eagles playoff tickets on sale Jan. 4

Monday, December 27, 2010, 5:17 PM
Tickets for the Eagles' home playoff game will go on sale on Jan. 4 at 10:00 a.m., the team announced Monday. Tickets for the home playoff game will only be available through,,, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. The exact date of the Eagles' first... Read more

Banner defends Mayor Nutter

Monday, December 27, 2010, 3:36 PM
Eagles president Joe Banner responded to criticism of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter over the decision to postpone Sunday night's Eagles-Vikings game with the following statement: “People are free to have their opinions on whether or not last night’s Eagles game should have been postponed... Read more

Reid OK with postponement

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 12:32 PM
The Eagles-Vikings game that was scheduled for tonight at 8:20 p.m. has been moved to Tuesday 8 p.m. because of the blizzard that is hitting Philadelphia and the East Coast, the team said. With Tuesday's game, the Eagles will now have only five days of rest in between the Vikings game and their final... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys moved to 4:15

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 10:27 PM
The NFL has moved the Eagles-Cowboys game Sunday to 4:15 p.m., instead of 1 p.m. Fans will have to do some scoreboard watching, because the Bears-Packers game will also be at 4:15. With a win Tuesday and Sunday, the Eagles could claim the number two seed in the NFC, but only if the Bears lose. Of... Read more

Eagles clinch NFC East

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 7:29 PM
The day started with the Eagles and their fans upset about a blizzard-induced postponement, but ended in joy as the Eagles clinched the NFC East and a postseason berth after the New York Giants lost at Green Bay, 45-17, on Sunday. The Eagles can finish with no worse than the No. 3 seed and will at... Read more

Vikings: another challenge, but a chance to heal

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 5:11 PM
For a Vikings team that has already been through an eventful season, the delay in Sunday's game is another twist in a strange 2010, but it's also a chance for players such as running back Adrian Peterson to rest a little longer. Peterson, the NFL's eighth leading rusher heading into this week's play... Read more

Eagles: no refunds for Tues. game; massive shoveling effort planned

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 4:24 PM
The Eagles will not offer refunds for the Sunday game that has now been moved to Tuesday night, team Chief Operating Officer Don Smolenski said Sunday. "Our fans are supportive. They're used to changes of game times, whether that’s football, baseball, hockey, game times change and the fans... Read more

Vick reflects on holidays; Picks self for MVP

Friday, December 24, 2010, 2:12 PM
Two years ago, Michael Vick spent his second straight Christmas at Leavenworth Federal Prison in Kansas. The Eagles quarterback was asked on the eve of Christmas to reflect on those dark times in light of the great success he has had on the football field this season. "I'm just blessed to be... Read more
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