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Archive: December, 2012

What ever happened to Nate Allen?

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 1:49 PM
In a peculiar move, Andy Reid announced today that Kurt Coleman and Colt Anderson would start at safety on Sunday ahead of Nate Allen. Allen will work into the rotation, Reid added, but the switch was a clear demotion for the Eagles' 2010 second-round draft pick. "I was alright with it," Allen said... Read more

Video: Jeff McLane previews Sunday's Eagles-Redskins game

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 10:56 AM
The Inquirer's Jeff McLane chats with Noah Coslov of Cinesport about what the Eagles are using as motivation for their final two games of the season, and who the team's leader is right now. Read more

McCoy: "Why wouldn't I want to play?"

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 4:24 PM
Don't count LeSean McCoy among those that feel the Eagles should sit him for the rest of the season. The Eagles running back suffered a concussion last month against the Redskins and missed four games, but Andy Reid said earlier today that McCoy will start Sunday in the rematch against Washington... Read more

Eagles place Clay Harbor on injured reserve

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 2:37 PM
Tight end Clay Harbor was placed on injured reserve, ending the season of the No. 2 tight end who was supposed to play a bigger role in the Eagles' offense this season. Harbor suffered a back injury in last week's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Eagles have not yet made a corresponding move. Harbor... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Dec. 18

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 9:31 AM
FROM THE TUESDAY INQUIRER - Michael Vick spoke for the first time since he suffered his concussion, and discusses his role and his future, writes Jeff McLane. - LeSean McCoy is cleared to return, among other notes, writes Jeff McLane. - Tests show Garrett Reid had steroids, reports Bill Reed. -... Read more

Andy Reid: 'Confident' Garrett Reid's decisions 'did not affect' team

Monday, December 17, 2012, 2:40 PM
Garrett Reid was in possession of steroids when he was found dead on Aug. 5, authorities announced on Monday. The Eagles released the following statement on behalf of Andy Reid: "As you all know, my son Garrett battled addiction for many years. While there were some victories along the way, it ultimately... Read more

Vick on his future with the Eagles: "I got a lot left in my tank"

Monday, December 17, 2012, 1:57 PM
Michael Vick spoke publicly for the first time since his concussion on Nov. 11, the first time since there were reports that he believed that inter-team politics played a role in his return from injury, and the first time since he was benched in favor of Nick Foles. Vick's future with the Eagles beyond... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 12:06 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat on Tuesday at noon. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

McCoy cleared; could play Sunday

Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:51 PM
LeSean McCoy, who missed four games with a concussion, has been cleared by an independent neurologist and could play Sunday against the Redskins, Andy Reid said Monday. “There’s a chance he ends up playing for us this week,” Reid said on 610 (WIP-AM) during his radio show. “We’ll... Read more

Jeffrey Lurie's statement on Garrett Reid

Monday, December 17, 2012, 3:26 PM
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie released the following statement after authorities announced Garrett Reid was found to have steroids when he died on Aug. 5: “The news today on Garrett Reid’s possession of steroids is disappointing. It’s clear the conduct in which he apparently engaged... Read more
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