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Archive: October, 2012

DeSean supports Vick but thinks Foles is ready

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 1:16 PM
DeSean Jackson has been down this road before -- stuck in the middle of a brewing quarterback controversy. The Eagles wide receiver said that he supports Michael Vick and that he thinks he is still an elite quarterback, but Jackson also had a very optimistic take on the Nick Foles that few have seen... Read more

Live Chat: Berman Talks Eagles

Monday, October 29, 2012, 10:44 AM
Join Zach Berman of the Inquirer as he takes your Eagles questions following Sunday's 30-17 loss to the Falcons in a live chat beginning at 12:30 p.m. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. Read more

Playing time distribution: Eagles vs. Falcons

Monday, October 29, 2012, 9:17 AM
We write all week about the gameplan and the depth chart, but there is only one way of knowing: Looking at the snap count on Sundays. Pay attention to Jason Babin's reduction in snaps: OFFENSE Player Plays Percentage K Dunlap 63 100% D Reynolds 63 100% E Mathis 63 100% T Herremans 63 100% D... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Oct. 29

Monday, October 29, 2012, 8:54 AM
The Inquirer was loaded with Eagles coverage on Monday. Here is all of it in one place: - The end never seemed closer than it did on Sunday afternoon, when the Eagles' season hit its lowest note yet in a 30-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field. - Is Andy Reid losing the locker... Read more

Jeff McLane's Eagles-Falcons Rewind

Monday, October 29, 2012, 5:32 PM
Here are some observations and notes after re-watching the Eagles’ 30-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday: ON SECOND THOUGHT The wide-nine is not so much a scheme as it is a gimmick. While it is true that gimmicks can often work, they are not sustainable over the long haul. Jim Washburn did not... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: Eagles vs. Falcons edition

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 11:58 AM
The Inquirer has you covered for the Eagles-Falcons game. Here were all the stories leading up to the game: FROM THE SUNDAY INQUIRER - The Michael Vick Experience in 2012 is not what it was when it became popular in Atlanta. - Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie might be the Eagles' best defensive player... Read more

Danny Watkins inactive, Dennis Kelly to start

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 11:40 AM
Danny Watkins is inactive for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons with a chronic ankle injury, opening the right guard spot for rookie Dennis Kelly. Phillip Hunt, who was questionable with a calf injury, is active for the Eagles. That means second-round pick Vinny Curry is still inactive. The... Read more

Eagles-Falcons Up-Down Drill

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 7:03 PM
Andy Reid ↓ We’ve reached the lowest point in Reid’s tenure. He has had worse records, but never has the coach been as close to losing his job as he is now. It’s fair to wonder if he’s lost his ability to reach his players. Jason Babin /Trent Cole ↓ The defensive... Read more

Michael Vick: 'He's thinking about making a change at the quarterback position'

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 5:38 PM
Michael Vick understands everything is being evaluated -- including quarterback -- after the Eagles' 30-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons dropped the team to 3-4. "Obviously, he's thinking about making a change at the quarterback position," Vick said of Andy Reid. "The thing I do know, and I'll go watch... Read more

Jeff McLane's Eagles-Falcons Scouting Report

Saturday, October 27, 2012, 8:56 AM
There are still 10 games left to play. But with the Eagles at 3-3, Andy Reid faces what can accurately be described as a must-win game when the Atlanta Falcons visit Sunday. The Eagles coach isn't in panic mode yet, but the firing of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo after the meltdown against the... Read more
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