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Archive: September, 2012

Video: Brian Dawkins salutes Eagles fans

Friday, September 28, 2012, 5:34 PM
Eagles legend Brian Dawkins reflects on the retirement of his number and offers a message of thanks to Philadelphia fans in an exclusive interview with The Inquirer’s Zach Berman. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Jason Babin, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie fined

Friday, September 28, 2012, 4:58 PM
Both Jason Babin and Dominique Rodgers-Cromarite were fined by NFL for incidents in last week's 27-6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Babin was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness, which the league found to be a horse collar tackle. It was not penalized during the game. This is Babin's second fine... Read more

Marty Mornhinweg explains Eagles' run/pass ratio

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 2:20 PM
The Eagles' offensive playcalling has come under scrutiny this week after there were only four called rushing plays in the first half of the Eagles' 27-6 loss to Arizona. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg defended the play calling on Thursday, noting that the Eagles only had nine first-quarter... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Sept. 27

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 9:00 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY What concerns you more on the Giants: their passing game or their pass rush? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE INQUIRER - Michael Vick's problems might start in front of him, where his offensive line has struggled to protect him, Jeff McLane writes. - The replacement referees... Read more

Video: Mornhinweg plans aggressive approach vs. Giants

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 7:45 PM
Video: Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg plans to stay aggressive as the team installs the gameplan for Sunday's game against the Giants. The Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports from NovaCare. Read more

Chaney to start at weak-side LB

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 4:16 PM
Jamar Chaney will start at weak-side linebacker in place of the injured Akeem Jordan when the Eagles host the New York Giants on Sunday night. Jordan suffered a hamstring injury Sunday against the Cardinals and has not practiced this week. Eagles coach Andy Reid said on Wednesday that Chaney and Brian... Read more

Who covered Larry Fitzgerald? Juan Castillo discusses Eagles' cornerbacks

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:04 PM
The Eagles entered last week's game knowing Larry Fitzgerald was the Cardinals' top -- and some would argue only -- target. Instead of putting top cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on Fitzgerald, the Eagles kept Asomugha and Rodgers-Cromartie on opposite sides, regardless of the receiver, and kept rookie... Read more

Maclin to practice; Cox sits out with migraine

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 1:48 PM
Before practice Andy Reid said that four players would sit out the day, but he forgot to mention Fletcher Cox. The rookie defensive tackle missed practice Wednesday because of a migraine. Cox, of course, could have had one in between the start of practice and when Reid spoke. He had one during Sunday's... Read more

Reid: Vick's our quarterback

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 1:18 PM
Andy Reid was asked to clarify - again - if Michael Vick was still his starting quarterback after a response the Eagles coach gave during his Monday press conference was interpreted that Vick's job was in jeopardy. "Michael's our starting quarterback," Reid said Wednesday. Reid had actually addressed... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Sept. 26

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 10:20 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY What do you think of the move at punter on Tuesday? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE INQUIRER - Mat McBriar is the Eagles' new punter after a Tuesday in which special teams was the focus. - Roger Goodell and the owners are hurting the NFL, writes Phil Sheridan. - Replacements... Read more
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