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Archive: October, 2012

Nnamdi targeted often and more observations from the Eagles-Steelers

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 6:14 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Here are some early observations and ruminations from Eagles-Steelers game: Targeting Asomugha With Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie blanketing Mike Wallace for most of the first half, Ben Roethlisberger continued to look and throw at Nnamdi Asomugha. The Eagles cornerback has increasingly... Read more

Eagles-Steelers Up-Down Drill

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 6:02 PM
PITTSBURGH -- A look at the highs and lows from the Eagles' 16-14 loss to the Steelers on Sunday: Michael Vick ↓ There’s no other way to put it: Vick’s fumble at the goal line cost the Eagles the game. The Eagles had other issues, but none as great as their quarterback’s miscues... Read more

Eagles-Steelers Scouting report

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 12:25 PM
The Eagles couldn't buy a win in a close, fourth-quarter game last season. They already have three in four games this season. That has been the main difference as the Eagles have jumped out to a 3-1 record and a one-game lead over all three of their NFC East rivals. A victory over the Steelers on... Read more

Bell expected to start; Jordan out

Friday, October 5, 2012, 2:20 PM
Demetress Bell took most of the practice repetitions with the first team this week and is expected to play at left tackle for Sunday's game at the Steelers. Eagles coach Andy Reid did not confirm that Bell would start ahead of King Dunlap, who returned to practice this week. But he did say that Bell... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Oct. 5

Friday, October 5, 2012, 10:10 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY What's your prediction for Sunday's game? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE INQUIRER - Brandon Boykin brushed off Antonio Brown's comments, but find out why Boykin will be a key player on Sunday. - Bobby April takes the blame for the Eagles' special teams struggles. WHAT TO... Read more

Eagles-Steelers predictions

Friday, October 5, 2012, 10:06 AM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 1-3. Week 5: At this point, the above record suggests I should get out of the prediction game. The Eagles, who are 3-1/2-point underdogs to the Steelers, are 1-3 against the spread this season. I’m 1-3 straight up. But press on, I must. My gut says the Eagles win Sunday... Read more

Brandon Boykin responds to Antonio Brown's 'candy bar' comment

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 1:32 PM
Brandon Boykin's phone started buzzing this morning. His brother was "fired up" when he called. There was an article in the (Washington and Greene Counties) Observer-Reporter in which Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown called Boykin the "candy bar" in the Eagles' secondary, meaning the Steelers... Read more

Derek Landri, Danny Watkins intend to practice

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:53 PM
Defensive tackle Derek Landri and offensive lineman Danny Watkins both said they intend to practice on Thursday. Both missed practice on Wednesday. Landri has a knee injury and Watkins has a chest injury. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg indicated that Watkins should be fine. There is no word... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Oct. 4

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 9:16 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY Who is the Eagles' most valuable defensive player? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE INQUIRER - Nnamdi Asomugha has been targeted by opponents this season, and Jeff McLane examines whether Asomugha is allowing more plays than he should. - DeMeco Ryans can be to the Eagles what... Read more

Looks like Bell supplanted Dunlap

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 1:26 PM
Even with King Dunlap healthy, Demetress Bell appears to have overtaken him for the starting left tackle spot. Bell said after Wednesday's practice that he took the first team repetitions at left tackle. Asked earlier if Dunlap had retained his spot now that he's returned to practice, Andy Reid was... Read more
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