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Archive: September, 2012

Nnamdi Asomugha explains eye injury, offensive pass interference

Monday, October 1, 2012, 1:28 AM
At one point, it was reported that Nnamdi Asomugha was on his way to the hospital. The next minute, Asomugha was on the field playing. As it turned out, Asomugha never went to the hospital. He had an eye injury after he was poked in the right eye in the second quarter. A doctor from Wills Eye Hospital... Read more

Eagles-Giants Up-down Drill

Monday, October 1, 2012, 1:25 AM
The highs and lows from the Eagles' nail-biting 19-17 win over the New York Giants on Sunday night: Michael Vick ↑ The Eagles quarterback bounced back with an efficient and nearly error-free performance. Vick had zero turnovers and handed in his finest outing of the season. Will Vick be this... Read more

Eagles-Giants 1st half observations

Monday, October 1, 2012, 1:09 AM
Here are some observations and ruminations from the first half of Sunday night's Eagles win: The "book" says to blitz Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, and the Giants apparently read every chapter last week. The Giants don't typically have a defense that relies on the blitz. With that front four... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Sept. 30: Eagles vs. Giants edition

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 9:54 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY What is your prediction for the Eagles-Giants game? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE SUNDAY INQUIRER - Michael Vick and Eli Manning are two franchise quarterbacks, but their perceptions have shifted in the past two years. And Manning's two Super Bowl rings leave him far ahead... Read more

Eagles-Giants inactives: Hakeem Nicks out

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 7:10 PM
Safety Colt Anderson, the only injured Eagle left that was questionable for tonight's game against the New York Giants, was listed as inactive. Wide receiver Riley Cooper was also listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, but he said then that he would not play. Cooper has yet to play this... Read more

Eagles officially retire Dawkins' No. 20

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 6:35 PM
With this evening's unveiling, no Eagles player will ever wear the No. 20. Brian Dawkins' jersey was officially retired in a pre-game ceremony at the Headhouse Plaza inside Lincoln Financial Field. "HALLELEJUAH!" Dawkins screamed to a packed house when he took the podium. Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie... Read more

Eagles-Giants scouting report

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 8:51 AM
As wretched as the Eagles played last week against the Arizona Cardinals - especially on offense - they're still a predictable2-1 heading into Sunday night's NFC East showdown with the 2-1 New York Giants. It has been an ugly 2-1, but a victory over their chief NFC East rivals would nearly wipe away... Read more

King Dunlap, Akeem Jordan ruled out; Jon Dorenbos, Riley Cooper still possibilities to play

Friday, September 28, 2012, 1:41 PM
Only two players have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the New York Giants: tackle King Dunlap and linebacker Akeem Jordan. Both were expected to miss the game. Long snapper Jon Dorenbos and wide receiver Riley Cooper remain possibilities to play. Dorenbos practiced on Friday with a high... Read more

Eagles-N.Y. Giants predictions

Friday, September 28, 2012, 10:21 AM
JEFF MCLANE Record, 1-2. Week 4: Every time I come close to picking the Eagles in this game I think of Demetress Bell trying to block Jason Pierre-Paul. Bell won’t exclusively be responsible for stopping the freakishly-talented Giants defensive end, but the Eagles left tackle will see him the... Read more

Eagles in the a.m. -- Sept. 28

Friday, September 28, 2012, 9:03 AM
QUESTION OF THE DAY What is your ideal run/pass ratio? Answer and discuss below. FROM THE INQUIRER - The run/pass ratio is a hot topic in Philly, but if the Eagles pass more this week, their rationale will be sounder with Jeremy Maclin back in the lineup and the Giants suffering from an injured... Read more
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