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Archive: December, 2008

THEY MIGHT NOT BE GIANTS

Monday, December 29, 2008, 12:10 PM
Now that the Eagles have miraculously found their way into the playoffs, you're going to hear comparisons to last year's New York Giants, who won three straight road games as a wildcard team en route to an unlikely Super Bowl title. In fact, Donovan McNabb made the reference after Sunday's rout of... Read more

SLIM, NONE AND DESTINY

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 1:01 PM
Slim, meet the Eagles' fans. It's true, they don't like you at all. Here's why: A week ago around this time, they met Destiny and it was love at first sight. She had everything the Eagles' fans wanted in a fate. She was new and attractive. The fans made eye contact, bought her a drink and then the... Read more

SLOW-STARTING DEFENSE?

Monday, December 22, 2008, 12:56 PM
If Andy Reid wanted to criticize the Eagles' defense after Sunday's debilitating 10-3 loss to the Washington Redskins, he could have pointed out that Asante Samuel and Quintin Mikell let interceptions slip through their hands. Instead, he chose to talk about how his defense started slow. "I... Read more

EAGLES CONTROL THEIR OWN FATE

Sunday, December 21, 2008, 4:03 PM
The Eagles will know when they take the field in 15 minutes for their game against the Washington Redskins that they are in control of their own fate, thanks to San Diego's 41-24 win over Jeff Garcia and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Beat the Redskins today and the Dallas Cowboys a week from today and... Read more

DAWKINS' COAT DRIVE

Saturday, December 20, 2008, 12:59 PM
After trying to stop Washington Redskins drives tomorrow at FedEx Field, Eagles Pro Bowl safety Brian Dawkins will be part of another kind of drive Monday. Dawkins and some of his Eagles teammates are taking part in a coat drive Monday benefiting the United Way of Camden County and the Salvation Army... Read more

BASKETT OUT, CURTIS DOUBTFUL AND HERREMANS QUESTIONABLE

Friday, December 19, 2008, 1:51 PM
The Eagles aren't going into Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins in the best of health. With Kevin Curtis (strained calf) listed as doubtful and Hank Baskett (sprained knee ligament) out, the Eagles will have a depleted wide receiver corps. Reggie Brown, benched the previous two games, will... Read more

SHORT PRACTICE, LONG LIST OF INJURIES

Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 3:25 PM
If you want to know the affect of playing a Monday night game in December, the Eagles provided the perfect example today. With just one day of recovery time, coach Andy Reid was confronted with a long list of injured players and he dealt with it by significantly shortening practice at the NovaCare... Read more

CATCHING EVERYTHING

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 12:20 PM
The topic of the day at the NovaCare Complex was wide receivers. An oft-maligned contingent, the Eagles' wide receivers have played particularly well during the team's three-game winning streak that has thrust them into contention for an NFC wildcard playoff spot. An anonymous Eagles source questioned... Read more

Dawkins, Samuel named to Pro Bowl

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 4:11 PM
From Eagles press release: The Eagles today announced FS Brian Dawkins and CB Asante Samuel were named to the NFC Pro Bowl squad. In his 13th season in Philadelphia, Dawkins joins Hall of Famers Chuck Bednarik and Reggie White as the only three players in team history to earn seven Pro Bowl selections... Read more

BOOKER BACK TO THE BENCH

Monday, December 15, 2008, 7:18 PM
With Correll Buckhalter returning from a knee injury, running back Lorenzo Booker was once again among the Eagles' inactives for tonight's game against the Cleveland Browns. Coach Andy Reid's decision not to dress Booker meant that running back Kyle Eckel was activated for the third straight game... Read more
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