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Archive: September, 2013

Chip Kelly sticking with kicker Alex Henery

Monday, September 30, 2013, 2:54 PM
Alex Henery has missed field goals in three consecutive games, all from 40-49 yards. He was 15 of 16 during his first two seasons and is 2-for-5 this season. But Chip Kelly is sticking with his kicker. "I do have confidence in him," Kelly said Monday. "I know Coach Fipp has confidence in him, I... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 12:19 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Tuesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and post questions. Read more

McLane's Game Review: Grading the Eagles vs. Broncos

Monday, September 30, 2013, 7:34 PM
Position-by-position grading of the Eagles following their 52-20 loss to the Broncos on Sunday: OFFENSE Quarterback – Grade: B Michael Vick was among the least of the Eagles’ problems in Denver. His final numbers weren’t great – he completed just 52 percent of his passes... Read more

Eagles-Broncos: What did we learn?

Monday, September 30, 2013, 2:28 AM
DENVER -- The Birds had ten days to shake off the loss to the Chiefs and prepare for the Broncos, but they put on an embarrassing performance and lost in all phases and ultimately, 52-20, on Sunday. Here are some observations: --Chip Kelly is only four games into his tenure as Eagles coach and he... Read more

Eagles-Broncos Up-Down Drill

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 10:11 PM
DENVER -- The highs and many lows of the Eagles' 52-20 loss to the Broncos on Sunday: Chip Kelly ↓ – The Eagles had little chance of winning, but Kelly made an un-Kelly like choice when he punted at the Broncos 37 on 4th down and 6 late in the second quarter. It could be argued he made... Read more

Special teams struggle for second consecutive week

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 10:09 PM
DENVER -- Chip Kelly devotes significant attention in practice to special teams, but the third phase of the game failed Kelly for the second consecutive week. The Eagles allowed two special teams touchdowns in a 52-20 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. The first one was a 105-yard kickoff return... Read more

Patrick Chung inactive; Earl Wolff to start

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 3:02 PM
Patrick Chung is inactive for the Eagles after missing the entire week with a shoulder injury. Rookie Earl Wolff will make his career start. This was expected, but a weakened Eagles secondary is a bad sign against Peyton Manning and the Broncos offense. Wolff will start next to Nate Allen. Colt Anderson... Read more

Chung doubtful for Broncos; Wolff likely to start

Friday, September 27, 2013, 2:02 PM
Eagles safety Patrick Chung was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Broncos after missing his fourth straight day of practice with a shoulder injury. Rookie Earl Wolff is expected to start in Chung's place if he can't play. Wolff said on Thursday that he had taken the majority of first... Read more

The Inquirer’s Eagles-Broncos Predictions

Friday, September 27, 2013, 11:44 AM
JEFF MCLANE Since almost no one expects the Eagles to win, particularly in Philadelphia, a moral victory could be had if Chip Kelly’s offense is as potent as it was in the first two games. This game is a microcosm of how many felt about the Eagles’ prospects this season. Many thought the... Read more

Chip Kelly defends Riley Cooper, says Cooper doing 'an unbelievable job'

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 1:38 PM
Chip Kelly came to the defense of starting receiver Riley Cooper -- and the Eagles offense in the process -- during a Thursday news conference. “Riley’s done an unbelievable job, especially blocking on the perimeter, great red zone target for us," Kelly said. But Cooper has only six... Read more
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