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Archive: December, 2008

The Eagles' playoff path

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 7:12 PM
With their 44-6 win today over the Cowboys, the Eagles earned the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoffs. So what does that mean? A date in Minnesota against Brad Childress, Adrian Peterson and the Vikings next weekend in the wild-card round. The folks from The Inquirer and Daily News will have details on the... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys winner plays Vikings

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 11:22 AM
Another update: It's been a hectic day here at MTC. Here's the latest: The winner of the Eagles-Cowboys game will travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings in the wild-card round next weekend. Either Philadelphia or Dallas will be the No. 6 seed, or the second wild-card team. The Falcons will travel... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, December 27, 2008, 9:53 PM
Time for our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles... Les Bowen of the Daily News goes with the Cowboys, 20-13. Paul Domowitch of the Daily News picks the Cowboys, 24-13.'s Peter King likes the Cowboys, 24-20: Not sure what's louder by game's end -- boos for Terrell Owens or chants to fire... Read more

Week 17 NFL picks

Saturday, December 27, 2008, 11:36 AM
Last week: 9-7 Overall: 125-101-6 I covered the NFC playoff scenarios earlier this week but never got to the AFC so I'll include those in the final full slate of NFL picks in 2008. Raiders at Bucs This is probably one of those where I should admit Vegas knows more than me, go with the favorite and... Read more

Surprise: Cowboys WR Williams frustrated

Friday, December 26, 2008, 11:01 AM
On the day the NFL trade deadline passed, what was the first thing you and your friends started trading e-mails about? OK, what was the first thing you started e-mailing about AFTER you complained about the Eagles not getting Tony Gonzalez? It was probably the Cowboys' acquisition of wide receiver... Read more

Eagles favored vs. Dallas

Thursday, December 25, 2008, 1:35 PM
I'll have all my picks posted Friday, but wanted to pass along a few lines for the games that the Eagles are concerned with. As you know by now, and as I've typed in this space several times, the Eagles need three things to happen to sneak in the playoffs. The first is a win over the Cowboys, a game... Read more

Luries, Banner send letter to fans

Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 2:55 PM
A season-ticket holder sent me an e-mail he received from Jeffrey Lurie, Christina Lurie and Joe Banner today. Thought I'd share it: Dear Eagles fans, During the holiday season, we'd like to say thank you and let you know how fortunate the entire Eagles organization feels to have such loyal and supportive... Read more

Reports: Weapons, ammo seized at Burress' home

Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 10:51 AM
Police seized a 9-millimeter handgun, a rifle, ammunition and pants Plaxico Burress was wearing the night he shot himself from his New Jersey home, several media outlets are reporting. One detail that is conflicting depending on the report is which weapon was loaded. The New York Post and Newsday report... Read more

What they're saying: Eagles at disadvantage?

Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 11:17 PM
Once again, this week's links are brought to you by Temple student and intern extraordinaire Andrew Holland. And as always, check out's Eagles section for the latest local coverage from The Inquirer and Daily News. has the Eagles ranked 15th in its power rankings: You can't trust... Read more

Sorting out the NFC playoff picture

Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 9:40 AM
Here's a team-by-team look at where we stand in the NFC going into the final week of the regular season. We'll cover the AFC later today. These scenarios do not include ties, which I thought would only confuse matters. Four teams have clinched: the Giants, Falcons, Panthers and Cardinals. Two spots are... Read more
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