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Archive: November, 2009

Man Up: Avant's toughness sparks offense

Monday, November 30, 2009, 12:14 PM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance against the Redskins: Donovan McNabb - He looked out of sync at times, but McNabb was at his best when it mattered most, going 5-for-8 for 115 yards on the team's final two drives, leading the Eagles to a comeback victory for... Read more

A 'nasty' streak from McNabb?

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 7:05 PM
The word "nasty" and Donovan McNabb have pretty much never been used in the same sentence since the Eagles' signal-caller arrived on the scene here in 1999. Which is why my ears perked up when he answered a question about whether his demeanor has changed since the Eagles went down to the... Read more

Eagles steal one from 'Skins

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 4:21 PM
With 11:42 remaining in the fourth quarter, the mood at Lincoln Financial Field couldn't have been gloomier. The Eagles, nine-point favorites, trailed the Redskins, 24-16. And DeSean Jackson was out of the game with a head and neck injury. But for the second week in a row, the Birds rallied late... Read more

Pre-game at Linc; who's picking the Eagles?

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 11:25 AM
We are live at the Linc for Eagles-Redskins, and the live chat will get going at 1. Above are some photos of the pre-game tailgating scene outside. Perfect day for that. Sunny and in the 50s. It looks like Albert Haynesworth will be inactive, according to Jason La Canfora of We'll get the... Read more

1 p.m.: Live Eagles-'Skins chat

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 10:40 AM
Join me at 1 p.m. for a live chat during today's Eagles-Redskins game. I'll provide updates and commentary live from the Linc. Read more

10 observations about the Redskins

Saturday, November 28, 2009, 8:53 PM
Here are 10 observations from the Redskins' 7-6 loss to the Cowboys last week. And don't forget, we're live-chatting from the Linc Sunday afternoon. 1. Jason Campbell pretty much had no chance. You know the old idea of a quarterback dropping back, looking for a receiver and making a throw? Not sure... Read more

Why are the Eagles 9-point favorites?

Saturday, November 28, 2009, 9:13 AM
Our weekly visit from Dave Staley of Q: What's the line this week for Eagles-'Skins? A: Philadelphia is currently nine-point favorite, which is exactly where it opened. After a dismal first half of the season in which Washington went 1-7 against the spread, the 'Skins covered their... Read more

Vintage Dawk as Broncos help Eagles

Friday, November 27, 2009, 11:01 AM
In an otherwise awful day of Thanksgiving Day football, one player's performance stood out for Eagles fans across the country. Brian Dawkins. The Broncos' safety, who turned 36 in October, played like he was 10 years younger, forcing a fumble, recovering another and leading all players with eight... Read more

Who has the edge in the NFC East?

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 3:43 PM
Here's our weekly look at the NFC East. The Eagles will either gain ground or lose ground on Thanksgiving when the Cowboys host the Raiders and the Giants travel to Denver to take on the Broncos. Dallas Cowboys (7-3) Division record: 2-1 Remaining schedule: Oakland, at Giants, San Diego, at New... Read more

Eagles' weekly penalty count

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 9:37 AM
The Eagles had eight penalties for 46 yards during their win over the Bears: five on offense, two on defense and one on special teams. Jason Peters was called for two (a false start and tripping), making him the team leader now with six on the season. Dimitri Patterson was also flagged twice. The... Read more
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