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Archive: November, 2012

Eagles refute "conspiracy" about Michael Vick's recovery, insist Vick is starting QB

Friday, November 30, 2012, 2:33 PM
Amid conflicting reports about Michael Vick's status, the Eagles said on Friday that Michael Vick has "plateaued" on the fourth stage of his concussion recovery, but that he has not regressed and the team has no intent in the process other than to get Vick healthy. “There’s no conspiracy... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys Picks

Friday, November 30, 2012, 9:16 AM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 4-7. Week 13: The Eagles have won two straight in Dallas heading into Sunday night’s game. So beating the Cowboys at Jerry World isn’t some Herculean task. They had the Cowboys on the ropes three weeks ago until Tony Romo Houdini’d his way out of a sack and the... Read more

Statement from Michael Vick

Friday, November 30, 2012, 3:20 PM
Michael Vick released a statement about his recovery, which has included speculation about the Eagles playing politics and required the Eagles to deny a conspiracy. Here is what Vick said: “I want to thank my fans for the thousands of well wishes. I also appreciate the support of the entire... Read more

Casey Matthews plugs Chip Kelly

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 2:31 PM
Having played two seasons under Chip Kelly at Oregon and his next two seasons in Philadelphia, Casey Matthews has a unique perspective on whether his former coach would make a good fit with the Eagles. "I think the fans here would love him," Matthews said Thursday. "They would love his attitude, his... Read more

Michael Vick still can't pass the ImPACT test; and what is the ImPACT test?

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 11:24 AM
Michael Vick still has not passed the ImPACT and is unlikely to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. This would be the third consecutive game Vick misses. In the past few weeks, the term "ImPACT test" has come up often -- mostly because Vick has yet to pass it. But to understand the context, team... Read more

Jason Babin arrives in Jacksonville, Todd Bowles said he had no role in Babin's release

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:11 PM
Former Eagles defensive end Jason Babin joined the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday while the Eagles continued moving forward without the two-time Pro Bowler. Defensive coordinator Todd Bowles said he had no influence in the decision to release Babin. “That’s something handled by management... Read more

Eagles preparing to start Evan Mathis at center

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 4:30 PM
With Dallas Reynolds still out with a sprained ankle, it looks like Evan Mathis will start at center for the Eagles. That's notable because the Eagles also have Matt Tennant on the roster, who is already a center. But the team decided to shake up the entire line, moving Mathis inside and placing Danny... Read more

Washburn said to be unhappy over Babin release

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 2:55 PM
To no great surprise, Jim Washburn was nonplussed when his protege, Jason Babin, was released by the Eagles on Tuesday, sources close to the defensive line coach said. Washburn was upset, according to one source, because he believed that Babin was being scapegoated for the deficiencies of the Eagles... Read more

Jason Avant has full participation in practice

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 4:39 PM
Jason Avant was a full participant in practice for the first time since suffering an injury in the Eagles' last game against the Cowboys. Avant has a good chance of playing Sunday against the Cowboys. "Feel pretty good," Avant said. "I still got some work to do. Hopefully I can be ready... Read more

Jason Babin claimed by Jaguars

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 4:34 PM
Jason Babin was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars, an NFL source said. Babin, who was released by the Eagles on Tuesday, was claimed by two other teams -- Washington and Buffalo -- but 2-9 Jacksonville had first dibs after the 1-10 Chiefs passed on the defensive end. Babin has only 5-1/2 sacks this... Read more
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