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Eagles-Lions Rewind

Monday, October 15, 2012, 7:56 PM
Here are some observations and notes after re-watching the Eagles’ 26-23 overtime loss to the Lions on Sunday: ON SECOND THOUGHT The same excuses were there following the game, but there didn’t seem to be as much passion behind the Eagles defensive line’s claims that they’re... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Monday, October 15, 2012, 7:25 PM
CHAT CANCELED: Due to the firing of Juan Castillo and the subsequent 12 p.m. news conference at NovaCare, Zach will be unable to chat today. We apologize for any inconvenience. ---- Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, starting Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. On... Read more

Damaris Johnson inactive, Eagles to use new punt returner

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 11:44 AM
With a healthy roster, there was bound to be intriguing inactives against the Lions. Damaris Johnson and Jamar Chaney were two notable names. The official inactives are Johnson, Chaney, quarterback Trent Edwards, running back Dion Lewis, linebacker Jamar Chaney, offensive linemen Steve Vallos and... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Oct. 14: Eagles vs. Lions edition

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 11:14 AM
Some gameday reading to get you ready for Eagles-Lions... FROM THE INQUIRER - How do the Eagles cover Calvin Johnson, and who is the No. 1 cornerback -- Nnamdi Asomugha or Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? This week's Sunday feature explores. - Jeff McLane provides the inside story on the Eagles' paycuts... Read more

Nnamdi on Megatron; Wide nine is weak against run and other Eagles-Lions observations

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 9:29 PM
Observations from the Eagles' wretched 26-23 overtime loss to the Lions: Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha spent much of the first three quarters shadowing Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, and his coverage worked. It was perhaps the finest game Asomugha has played in an Eagles uniform and included... Read more

Eagles-Lions Up-Down Drill

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 6:37 PM
A look at the ups and downs from the Eagles' brutal 26-23 loss to the Lions in overtime: Andy Reid ↓ -- A lot will be written about so-and-so did this wrong, and so-and-so unit did that wrong, but the Eagles’ 3-3 start rests solely on the head coach’s shoulders. Reid was terrible... Read more

Eagles-Lions Scouting Report

Saturday, October 13, 2012, 12:55 PM
Never underestimate an NFL team that desperately needs a victory.backed up against a wall. The Lions are off to a disappointing1-3 start after last season's 10-6 record and playoff appearance. They appeared to be a team on the climb. But the Lions have a number of issues - a deficient pass defense... Read more

Michael Vick carried football around Eagles facility

Friday, October 12, 2012, 1:56 PM
In an effort to work on his ball security, Michael Vick carried a football around the Eagles facility throughout the week while teammates tried stripping it from him. He took it to breakfast, lunch, meetings throughout the day. "Everyone thought it was funny, but I didn't," Vick said. "That's how... Read more

Eagles-Lions predictions

Friday, October 12, 2012, 10:35 AM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 1-4 Week 6: The Eagles appear to have shaken off the Lincoln Financial Field blues and have now won four straight at home. The Lions have claimed only one of their last seven, including last season's playoff loss at New Orleans, on the road. That one victory was at Oakland, so... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Oct. 12

Friday, October 12, 2012, 10:24 AM
FROM THE INQUIRER - The Eagles' negative turnover margin has as much to do with the defense as the offense. - Michael Vick admits he owns a dog. - Phil Sheridan puts the onus on Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg to fix Michael Vick. FROM BIRDS' EYE VIEW - LeSean McCoy looks to be more of a factor... Read more
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