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Live updates: Eagles vs. Patriots, 4:15 p.m.

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 9:44 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he provides live updates and commentary as the Eagles host the Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

10 things: Eagles vs. Patriots

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 9:57 AM
Here are 10 things to know about Sunday's Eagles-Patriots matchup: 1. We start with (who else?) Tom Brady. The supporting cast has changed, but Brady remains one of the best in the game. His 102.5 QB rating and 23 touchdowns were second to only Aaron Rodgers entering Week 12. Brady doesn't have a... Read more

Washburn effect: Can Eagles pressure Brady?

Friday, November 25, 2011, 9:50 AM
When the Eagles lost to the Giants in Week 3, the defensive line sacked Eli Manning three times, but had just two additional hurries. Manning carved the Birds up, completing 69.6 percent of his passes and averaging 11.0 yards per attempt for a QB rating of 145.7. Last week, the defensive line sacked... Read more

Eagles playoff scenarios

Thursday, November 24, 2011, 9:49 AM
First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to all the MTC readers out there. Hope everyone is enjoying the day with friends, family, food, and of course, football. While I know many of you are not allowing yourselves to think playoffs with this team, it's worth at least exploring what it would take for this... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 11:34 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles. And in case you missed it from this morning, I posted on Antrel Rolle's choice words for DeSean Jackson. SI.com's Peter King named Vince Young one of his Offensive Players of the Week for his performance against the Giants: First... Read more

Giants' Rolle takes aim at DeSean

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 8:27 AM
Antrel Rolle took to the airwaves Tuesday in a weekly spot with WFAN, offering insight into why the Giants dropped Sunday night's game to the Eagles. The play that's drawn the most discussion nationally this week has been DeSean Jackson's 50-yard catch and ensuing taunting penalty where he flipped... Read more

Man Up: Peters, O-line keep Young clean

Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 12:46 PM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance against the Giants. Click here if you missed Man Up on the defense. Vince Young - I'll have the full breakdown Wednesday, but Young came through on the game-winning drive, completing 7 of 9 passes for 67 yards. He was 4-for-4... Read more

Clarification on the DeSean taunting penalty

Monday, November 21, 2011, 5:19 PM
I received several e-mails and Tweets today about what exactly happened on the DeSean Jackson taunting penalty during Sunday night's game, and why his catch didn't count. As you may recall, Jackson hauled in a 50-yard pass from Vince Young, but then flipped the ball at Giants defensive coordinator... Read more

Man Up: Jenkins leads defensive charge

Monday, November 21, 2011, 11:47 AM
In many ways, this was the defense Juan Castillo had been telling us so much about. The one that's showed up for a quarter, or two, or even three throughout the season. But also the one that's generally failed to show up for a full 60 minutes. The charge was led by the front four. The Eagles had... Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Giants

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 11:48 PM
Here's what I saw during tonight's Eagles-Giants game: OFFENSE * Vince Young finished 23-for-36 for 258 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. But it all came down to the final 18-play, 80-yard drive in the fourth quarter that resulted in the game-winning 8-yard touchdown pass to Riley Cooper... Read more
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