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Archive: September, 2011

Eagles-Giants predictions

Friday, September 23, 2011, 9:15 AM
JEFF MCLANE Season record, 2-0 If the Eagles had won last week -- which they should have -- the home opener against the Giants could have been a let down. But now that they're coming off a steal-defeat-from-the-claws-of-victory loss there's very little reason to believe the Eagles will fall to 1-2... Read more

Vick cleared by neurosurgeon

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 1:21 PM
Michael Vick was a full practice participant at Thursday's session, a sure sign that the Eagles quarterback will start Sunday against the Giants barring an unforeseen setback. "He practiced," was all Andy Reid would say following the afternoon session. "That's what he did." Vick, who suffered a concussion... Read more

Vick at practice, no helmet

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 1:54 PM
Mike Vick was at Wednesday's afternoon practice, but he did not have his helmet and was not going through drills in the 10-minutes of practice open to the media. All signs from the Eagles point to Vick playing (our post earlier has some of the details). In the meantime, Mike Kafka and Vince Young... Read more

Maclin: Giants have "no business" talking

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 1:35 PM
You ready for a rivalry week? The Eagles and Giants mouths were off and running before the first practices of the week. Of course, the Eagles have had the better side of this Jersey Turnpike battle recently, winning six straight against the Giants, including the memorable 21 point rally last December... Read more

Chaney to MLB; Matthews to WLB

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 12:22 PM
Jamar Chaney is now the Eagles' starting middle linebacker, replacing rookie Casey Matthews, who will move to weak-side linebacker, team sources said. The shuffling of the linebackers included Moise Fokou moving from weak-side linebacker to strong-side linebacker in place of Chaney. Chaney confirmed... Read more

Vick takes part in Wednesday walk-through

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 12:19 PM
Mike Vick was doing well enough to participate in a team walk through Wednesday morning -- a positive sign for the quarterback's availability Sunday. The team will have him ride an exercise bike Wednesday and do some lifting to see how Vick responds. Team trainer Rick Burkholder said the only concussion... Read more

Video: Vick's status still unclear

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 5:16 PM
Video: Jonathan Tamari and Jeff McLane of the Inquirer report from the NovaCare Complex on Michael Vick's status for Sunday's home opener against the Giants. Read more

Kafka takes 1st team snaps

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 3:55 PM
Mike Kafka took all of the first team snaps at practice today, even though the team listed Vince Young as a full practice participant, according to two team sources. Mike Vick was at practice but officially did not participate, according to the team (practice was closed to the media except for the... Read more

Asante on future with Eagles: "I don't know"

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 3:08 PM
Asante Samuel, during a conference call with New York reporters, was asked Wednesday if he could imagine jumping to a rival team like former Giants wide receiver Steve Smith did when he signed with the Eagles in August. "The way things are going this year," Samuel said, according to the transcript... Read more

Vince Young impersonator prowling DC

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 12:20 PM
A man in the Washington-area has been pretending to be Vince Young, taking money from some victims and posing for pictures with children in hospitals, according to the Eagles quarterback and his representatives. One woman was conned into writing a $12,000 check that she thought was going to Young's... Read more
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