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Archive: December, 2011

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Monday, December 26, 2011, 8:54 PM
Join the Inquirer's Jeff McLane for his weekly chat about all the latest Eagles news, starting Tuesday at noon If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Reid hasn't spoken to Lurie about future

Monday, December 26, 2011, 5:42 PM
Andy Reid, during his Monday press conference, struck a different note than he did Saturday following the Eagles' 20-7 win over the Cowboys when he focused on positives of the victory despite the team being eliminated from the playoffs. Reid was asked if he viewed the Eagles not making the postseason... Read more

Graham inactive, Boys' Jones active

Saturday, December 24, 2011, 2:51 PM
ARLINGTON, TX - Brandon Graham is inactive again for the Eagles this week, making this the fifth time in the last six weeks that he won't get onto the field. For the Cowboys, running back Felix Jones is active, but word in Dallas is that he might not play if the Giants win their early game against... Read more

Eagles beat Cowboys, but are out

Saturday, December 24, 2011, 7:17 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Eagles had the lead, but they were out of the playoffs. Michael Vick found Brent Celek for a touchdown on the game's opening drive Saturday, giving the Eagles a 7-0 advantage, but in New Jersey their faint playoff hopes flickered and were ultimately extinguished. As the Eagles... Read more

Eagles eliminated from the playoffs

Saturday, December 24, 2011, 4:39 PM
ARLINGTON, TX -- The Eagles started impressively in Texas, but it's too late: they are out of the playoffs. As the Eagles took a 7-0 lead over the Cowboys, the Giants finished off the Jets in New Jersey and eliminated the Eagles. The Giants and Cowboys now have eight wins apiece, and play each other... Read more

Samuel ruled out vs. Dallas

Friday, December 23, 2011, 11:20 AM
Cornerback Asante Samuel has been ruled out for Saturday's crucial game with the Cowboys, the Eagles said Friday. Samuel injured his hamstring against the Jets and missed the past three practices. Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will start in his place. Joselio Hanson will play in the slot in the nickel... Read more

Samuel not practicing again

Thursday, December 22, 2011, 11:55 AM
Asante Samuel was at the start of Thursday's practice but was not participating, a strong sign that the Eagles cornerback won't be ready to play Saturday at Dallas. Samuel has a hamstring strain, one Andy Reid termed "slight" on Monday. But the Eagles' starting left corner has not practiced the last... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys predictions

Thursday, December 22, 2011, 11:53 PM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 5-9 You know you've hit the ocean bottom when you're prediction record is worse than the Eagles'. I promised myself I wouldn't pick against an Eagles opponent after the Seattle loss and I'm sticking to it, my reputation (or what's left of it) be damned. Honestly, I like the... Read more

April: Must stop 'major gaffes'

Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 1:10 PM
Bobby April and the Eagles special teams units have been very lucky lately, and he knows it. In the past two games the special teams units have had three turnovers and a blocked punt. The defense helped limit the damage, getting the ball right back after two of the mistakes, but the other two led... Read more

Video: Eagles hope to stay alive

Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 5:39 PM
Video: The Eagles must beat the Cowboys and hope the Giants lose this weekend to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari reports from the NovaCare Complex. Read more
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