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Archive: November, 2009

Hanson tested positive for diuretic

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 3:20 PM
According to a statement from his attorney, Eagles cornerback Joselio Hanson was suspensded for four games by the NFL for testing positive for a diuretic. The statement by attorney David Cornwell said Hanson felt "bloated" after eating Chinese food before last year's NFC championship game... Read more

Reid's challenge record

Monday, November 9, 2009, 1:51 PM
Here are a few numbers to chew on after the Eagles' 20-16 loss to the Cowboys last night: 1. Eagles coach Andy Reid has had only 15 of his 46 challenges (32.6 pct.) overturned since 2000. In the last five seasons, he has gotten only 5 of 26 challenges (19.2) correct. Reid couldn't get two crucial... Read more

Westbrook a no-go again; Gocong out

Sunday, November 8, 2009, 6:59 PM
Despite assurances from Andy Reid on Friday that Brian Westbrook was still good to go, the Eagles running back will not dress for tonight’s Cowboys game. Westbrook has now missed two straight games after suffering a concussion at Washington two weeks ago. "On Friday afternoon, Brian began... Read more

Westbrook questionable for Cowboys

Friday, November 6, 2009, 12:13 PM
Even though he practiced both Wednesday and Thursday, Brian Westbrook didn't take any repetitions at practice today and is listed as questionable for Sunday's showdown against the Cowboys. Nevertheless, coach Andy Reid reiterated Wednesday's statement that Westbrook was "good to go" after... Read more

Gocong still out of practice

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 1:50 PM
Strongside linebacker Chris Gocong remained out of practice today as he continues to recover from quad and hamstring injuries he suffered to his right leg during Sunday's win over the New York Giants. Having missed two straight practices, it's possible that Gocong could miss his first game since his... Read more

Has McNabb become a better leader?

Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 3:51 PM
According to Andy Reid, Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has become a better leader since the departures of Brian Dawkins, Tra Thomas and Jon Runyan. "Guys that have been here a long time aren’t here," Reid said today at the NovaCare Complex. "He is that senior guy. ... Now he... Read more

Reid looks ahead to Cowboys

Monday, November 2, 2009, 3:19 PM
The Giants came. They saw. And the Eagles conquered. It is time to now gaze ahead to the Cowboys, who arrive in Philadelphia Sunday night with first place in the NFC East on the line. Eagles coach Andy Reid was asked about the 5-2 Cowboys today, who have won three straight. “I think they’re... Read more

Westbrook out; Eagles inactives

Sunday, November 1, 2009, 11:29 AM
No surprise here, Brian Westbrook won't play today when the Eagles host the Giants. The running back is among the list of inactives for the 4-2 Eagles, who face 5-2 New York today at 1 p.m. Westbrook suffered a concussion last Monday in the Birds' victory over the Redskins. He had a lingering headache... Read more
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