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Archive: October, 2009

Gaither done for season

Thursday, October 22, 2009, 12:08 PM
Eagles linebacker Omar Gaither has a Lisfranc fracture in his foot and is done for the season, coach Andy Reid said today. Gaither injured his foot late in the Oakland game on Sunday and was originally diagnosed with a foot sprain. After a second look, doctors determined that the starting middle linebacker... Read more

Ode to Phillies

Thursday, October 22, 2009, 5:00 PM
I wrote a little ditty for the Inquirer's Eagles version of Talkin the other day, but the editors must have deemed it newspaper-unworthy and cut it from the e-mail exchange. The topic that day was to compare the Eagles and Phillies and how clutch each team was/is. I spent a whole five minutes on the... Read more

Eagles acquire linebacker Witherspoon for wide receiver Gibson

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 4:22 PM
The Eagles have acquired St. Louis Rams veteran linebacker Will Witherspoon in exchange for rookie wide receiver Brandon Gibson and a fifth-round draft pick in 2010. Witherspoon, 29, will inherit the role played by Omar Gaither so far this season. Eagles coach Andy Reid said that Gaither is scheduled... Read more

Kolb third QB for Raiders game

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 2:49 PM
OAKLAND -- Kevin Kolb is the third quarterback for today's Eagles-Raiders game. That means only Donovan McNabb and Michael Vick are active. Kolb can only be used in the case of an emergency. If he enters the game before the fourth quarter, McNabb and Vick can't re-enter. Therefore, if McNabb gets... Read more

Birds lay an egg

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 9:59 PM
OAKLAND -- Reaction from what can only be called a pitiful 13-9 loss to the Raiders: ANDY REID: "The Raiders out-coached us and they out-played us in every phase of the game. Hats off to them, they did a heck of a job and we didn't. And it hurts. We didn't do a better enough job and they did... Read more

Curtis questionable; Howard probable

Friday, October 16, 2009, 12:39 PM
Eagles defensive end Darren Howard sat out practice today with a toe contusion, but he is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Wide receiver Kevin Curtis (knee) practiced yesterday, as he has all week, but is questionable for the game. Curtis has missed the last two games. Guard... Read more

Herremans doesn't want a left-guard rotation

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 1:49 PM
Todd Herremans said he still believes he can return to the playing field for the Eagles' Oct. 26 game against the Washington Redskins. He also made it clear that he doesn't want to be part of a guard rotation like the one the Eagles are using at right guard with Max Jean-Gilles and Stacy Andrews splitting... Read more

Why Vick avoided the Raiders

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 1:59 PM
Every time a disgraced NFL player emerges from prison, rehab or the doghouse of another team, the Raiders --with just reason -- are assumed to be a likely landed spot for said player. Oakland owner Al Davis has handed out his fair share of second chances. When Michael Vick was released from prison... Read more

Eagles game against Giants moved to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 11:14 AM
The Phillies haven't made it back to the World Series yet, but their quest to repeat has impacted the Eagles' schedule. With the possibility of an 8:15 p.m. World Series game being played at Citizens Bank Park Nov. 1, the NFL has rescheduled the Eagles' Nov. 1 game against the New York Giants for... Read more

Vick to speak at Germantown High; Reid day after

Monday, October 12, 2009, 1:28 PM
Michael Vick is scheduled to appear at Germantown High tomorrow at 10 a.m. as part as his ongoing public penance. The Eagles quarterback has already made several appearances as local high schools. "He's going to be talking to 100 members of Germantown High School about dogfighting and making... Read more
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