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Michael Vick rolls ankles, but unconcerned about the injury

Friday, September 20, 2013, 1:48 AM
Michael Vick walked gingerly off the field after the final offensive play. After the game, Vick was walking on his own and said the injury is not an issue. "I'm good," Vick said. "I just got both of my ankles rolled up on. It went away quickly, and I was going to come back in the game." Vick had... Read more

The Inquirer’s Eagles-Chiefs Predictions

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 9:58 AM
JEFF MCLANE The return of Andy Reid to Lincoln Financial Field will ultimately be overshadowed by a close game that should come down to the last minute. The Eagles and Chiefs are evenly matched, but Chip Kelly’s offense is more flexible and will adapt to Kansas City’s sure-to-be-blitzing-Michael-Vick... Read more

Vinny Curry active for Thursday's game

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 7:08 PM
The Eagles finally activated defensive end Vinny Curry. After sitting the first two games, the 2012 second-round pick will play Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Curry's addition could bolster the Eagles pass rush. The Eagles' inactives are quarterback Matt Barkley, cornerback Roc Carmichael... Read more

Eagles sign CB Roc Carmichael off Houston Texans practice squad

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:45 AM
The Eagles signed cornerback Roc Carmichael off the Houston Texans practice squad and placed Brandon Hughes on short-term injured reserve. There's an expectation that Hughes will be released when he recovers from his hamstring injury. Carmichael, 25, was a 2011 fourth-round pick by the Texans out... Read more

Video: McLane's Eagles-Chiefs preview

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:42 AM
In the Edge Pro Football Beat, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane & CineSport's Noah Coslov analyze Eagles-Chiefs by discussing the Birds' issues at safety & the time of possession battle. More Eagles coverage: The Hurry Up: Both sides of Eagles-Chiefs McLane's Game Review: Grading... Read more

If Rivers figured out Eagles blitzes what will other QBs do?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:55 PM
A week after he seemed to push every right button, Bill Davis' blitz packages had little success against the Chargers. The Eagles defensive coordinator called blitzes on 28 of 49 drops, and San Diego quarterback Phillip Rivers read almost every one. He completed 21 of 27 passes for 220 yards and two... Read more

Nate Allen to remain starter; Bradley Fletcher returns to practice

Monday, September 16, 2013, 1:40 PM
Chip Kelly will not make a change at starting safety, deciding to keep Nate Allen at a position in which the Eagles struggled on Sunday. Earl Wolff will continue to rotate in Thursday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. "I think Earl is growing, and we'll continue to grow him, but he's still making... Read more

Chip Kelly: Failing to call a timeout to put Vick in game 'on me'

Monday, September 16, 2013, 1:35 PM
Chip Kelly admitted he was wrong after Sunday's 33-30 loss when he said he couldn't call a timeout to re-insert quarterback Michael Vick late in the fourth quarter when the officials made VIck come out for a play. NFL rules say a player does not need to sit for a player if there's a charged timeout... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 12:08 AM
Join the Inquirer's Zach Berman as takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and post questions. Read more

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

Monday, September 16, 2013, 10:25 PM
Position-by-position grading of the Eagles following their 33-30 loss to the Chargers on Sunday: OFFENSE Quarterback – Grade: A- Michael Vick set a career mark with 428 yards passing and completed 24 of 37 (64.9 percent) attempts in a performance that was both excellent and poised. He tossed... Read more
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