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Archive: October, 2012

DeMeco Ryans' message to defense: 'Do your job'

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 2:27 PM
DeMeco Ryans was brought to Philadelphia, in part, to be a leader on the defense. So after the Eagles lost two fourth-quarter leads and saw their coordinator fired, what did Ryans say to his defensive teammates? "Do your job," Ryans said. "As players, that's what you do. You do your job. Don't overanalyze... Read more

Graham on Castillo's D: We ran the same stuff over and over

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 1:14 PM
Getting a grasp on what Todd Bowles' defense will look like has been a difficult chore, but the beginning of one tenure and the end of another has provided some details on what led to Juan Castillo's firing. Several players have stated since Bowles first met with them on Monday that his main message... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Oct. 23

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 8:57 AM
FROM THE INQUIRER - Todd Bowles told his defensive players that the defense will be "unpredictable," Jeff McLane writes. - King Dunlap regains his starting job, according to a source. - Michael Vick was never worried about losing his job. - Michael Vick might be the worst quarterback in the NFC... Read more

No changes on the offensive line; Peters works out

Monday, October 22, 2012, 1:56 PM
As much as they struggled against the Lions -- and several linemen admitted as much -- the Eagles' starting offensive line remained as is when the team resumed practice on Monday after a week off, several players said. Andy Reid was not scheduled to meet with the media on Monday. Center Dallas Reynolds... Read more

Nnamdi Asomugha had 'tough time' being linked to Juan Castillo's dismissal

Monday, October 22, 2012, 1:54 PM
Nnamdi Asomugha arrived in Philadelphia just as Juan Castillo took over as defensive coordinator. Part of the criticism Castillo endured, in fact, had to do with how he used Asomugha. When the news was released, Asomugha's name was often mentioned as a critic of Castillo's. After the Lions game, Asomugha... Read more

Bowles to D: "We're not going to be predictable"

Monday, October 22, 2012, 1:39 PM
Todd Bowles met with his defense for the first time Monday and the Eagles' new defensive coordinator didn't announce many changes in scheme, players said, but he did say one thing was going to be different. "The biggest thing he said was we're not going to be predictable anymore," linebacker Casey... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Bye Week Review

Monday, October 22, 2012, 12:10 PM
The Eagles return to practice on Monday after a busy bye week for the Eagles organization. Here is all the coverage, from Juan Castillo's dismissal to Mike Patterson's return: MONDAY, Oct. 22 - Kurt Coleman's toughness comes from his father, a breast cancer survivor. - Mike Patterson will return... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:30 PM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 2 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Source: Dunlap back in at LT

Monday, October 22, 2012, 8:46 PM
Despite indications from players following Monday’s practice that the offensive line would remain intact, a source close to the situation said later in the evening that King Dunlap was back starting at left tackle ahead of Demetress Bell. When Andy Reid said last Tuesday after firing defensive... Read more

Scanning the Eagles' remaining schedule

Saturday, October 20, 2012, 3:11 PM
Curious what the schedule has in store for the Eagles? Here's a game-by-game breakdown of what's ahead. The Giants and the Falcons are the only two teams that currently have a winning record, although there are still enough dangerous opponents to cause concern: vs. Atlanta, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. The pressure... Read more
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