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Archive: September, 2011

Live from St. Louis

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 1:10 PM
Jeremy Maclin and Mike Patterson were two of the Eagles three team captains Sunday, along with Jon Dorenbos. Maclin and Patterson, of course, both had significant health scares in the offseason. Maclin is back in his hometown for his first game since the end of last season. Read more

Smith active Sunday, top 2 picks are not

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 11:40 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Wide receiver Steve Smith will at least dress for the Eagles today, nine months after microfracture surgery. He said this week he has a package of plays he has been working on, so perhaps we'll see him on the field for a few snaps. Smith was not on the Eagles inactive list, but the Eagles... Read more

Video: Vick carries Eagles to victory

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 11:25 PM
CineSport's Noah Coslov takes a look at the Eagles' 31-13 victory over the Rams in Week 1 with the Inquirer's Jeff McLane and Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more

Grading the Eagles

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 8:15 PM
After an 18 point road win, it's mostly a positive look at the Eagles this week, though, as always, some parts of the team shined more than others. Here's our evaluation of the Eagles by position after their 31-13 win over the Rams. Quarterback: Michael Vick threw two touchdowns -- including a beautiful... Read more

Eagles top Rams, 31-13

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 4:14 PM
ST. LOUIS -- It was not crisp, it was not pretty, but the loaded Eagles were simply too much for the Rams and cruised past them, 31-13, on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome as they opened a season of promise with a victory. The three-headed monster of Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and LeSean McCoy ran all... Read more

Smith says he's playing Sunday

Friday, September 9, 2011, 1:50 PM
Wide receiver Steve Smith said he expects to play Sunday, just nine months after undergoing microfracture surgery to help him recover from an articular cartilage injury in his knee. Smith may only have a limited role behind DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and Jason Avant, but he has a package of plays... Read more

Predictions for Rams game and Eagles season

Friday, September 9, 2011, 9:54 AM
JEFF MCLANE Week 1: We'll see Jim Johnson's blitzing, aggressive defense on Sunday but it won't be coming from Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Former Eagles assistant Steve Spagnuolo has brought Johnson's pressure defense to St. Louis and he has a number of pieces, like defensive end Chris... Read more

Video: Eagles ready to kick off season

Thursday, September 8, 2011, 4:36 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari reports from Thursday's practice as the Eagles prepare for Sunday's season-opener with the Rams. Read more

McCoy: I never want DeSean's uncertainty

Thursday, September 8, 2011, 3:01 PM
As part of our Eagles preview section, Jeff McLane interviewed LeSean McCoy about the upcoming season, and his future in Philadelphia. McCoy, who is close with DeSean Jackson and will be in the final year of his own deal in 2012, was asked about Jackson’s contract uncertainty: "Let me be honest... Read more

Watkins out; DeVan in

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 12:38 PM
It didn't take long. Eagles top draft pick Danny Watkins is out as the starting right guard and the recently-acquired Kyle DeVan is in. DeVan, picked up off waivers on Sunday, took all the first team snaps during this morning's walkthrough, a team source said. With just four days until the Eagles... Read more
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