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Archive: September, 2011

Vick had concussion; Return in question

Monday, September 19, 2011, 1:02 AM
ATLANTA -- Michael Vick suffered a concussion in in the Eagles' 35-31 loss to the Falcons Sunday night. Vick suffered the concussion in the third quarter when he was knocked into Eagles tackle Todd Herremans. The quarterback was replaced by Mike Kafka. Eagles coach Andy Reid said that the team wouldn't... Read more

Vick leaves Falcons game after banging his head

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 11:16 PM
Michael Vick ran into Todd Herremans in the third quarter. It looked like he banged his head, and he left the game and the field. Mike Kafka took his place. Vick was booed by fans as he walked by them toward the locker room, bu the pointed at the scoreboard. It was announced that he had a neck injury... Read more

Watkins, Hunt dress; Young, Jordan, Tapp inactive

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 7:10 PM
ATLANTA -- A week after not dressing, top draft pick Danny Watkins was not among the inactives for tonight's Eagles-Falcons game. Here is the full inactive list: defensive end Darryl Tapp, linebacker Akeem Jordan, quarterback Vince Young, safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, cornerback Curtis Marsh, guard Julian... Read more

Peters says he's playing

Friday, September 16, 2011, 1:55 PM
Jason Peters left practice early Friday because of an Achilles tendon/ankle injury, but the left tackle said he intends on playing Sunday against the Falcons. "Nothing looks to be too serious, so they're going to check it out and see how he's doing," Eagles coach Andy Reid said. "He seems to be doing... Read more

Nnamdi's charitable work featured on TODAY

Friday, September 16, 2011, 1:14 PM
Nnamdi Asomugha's charitable work got some national love this morning when he was featured on the TODAY show. Asomugha, who said teammates call him "the Senator," takes needy students on college tours, hoping to show them options and opportunities. (The program was also highlighted in Marcus Hayes'... Read more

Eagles-Falcons picks

Friday, September 16, 2011, 10:36 AM
JEFF MCLANE Season record: 1-0. You heard it from every Eagles player and coach: Last week's win over the Rams was not the way you draw it up. Michael Vick was inaccurate and he ran too often out of blitzes, receivers dropped several balls and clock management in the first half was woeful. On defense... Read more

DeSean takes out insurance policy

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 2:24 PM
DeSean Jackson said that he took a multi-million dollar insurance policy out on himself in early August during his training camp holdout. The details were finalized last week just before the season opener at St. Louis, according to the Eagles wide receiver. Asked Thursday how much the policy was worth... Read more

Mornhinweg: offense needs to play "the right way"

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 1:23 PM
Marty Mornhinweg is usually putting a positive spin on his offense and his players, but listening to him today, there were moments when you would have a hard time believing his group had scored 31 points Sunday. Mornhinweg said there were times last week when his offense gained yards, but didn't do... Read more

Graham: "I'll be playing Dallas"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 2:14 PM
Brandon Graham said today that he expects to be ready to play against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 30 when the Eagles defensive end is first eligible to come off the Physically Unable to Perform List. "I'm very confident I'll be ready and I'll be playing Dallas," Graham said. Earlier he was a touch... Read more

Vick, Eagles prepare for Falcons

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 7:19 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Jeff McLane and Jonathan Tamari report from Eagles practice on Wednesday as the team gets ready for their battle with the Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday night. Read more
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