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Archive: August, 2010

Eagles vs. Chiefs

Friday, August 27, 2010, 9:11 AM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for a live game chat as the Eagles play the Chiefs tonight at 8 at Arrowhead Stadium. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the ITunes store. Read more

10 thoughts on the Eagles

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 10:50 AM
The Eagles' starters will see their most action of the preseason Friday night against the Chiefs. Here are other dates of note between now and Week 1: * Rosters have to be cut to 75 players by Tuesday. * The preseason finale is a week from today against the Jets. * Rosters have to be trimmed down... Read more

Eagles 7th-most valuable franchise

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 10:09 PM
The Eagles are the seventh-most valuable franchise in the NFL, according to Forbes' annual rankings. The Birds rank behind the following six teams (in order): Cowboys, Redskins, Patriots, Giants, Texans, Jets. Every NFC East team is in the top seven, and the Eagles rank last among the four. Jeffrey... Read more

Video: DeSean talks progress on offense

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 5:27 PM
DeSean Jackson met with reporters today, talking about the state of the offense and more. Plus, we caught up with Mike Bell as he prepares for his first game action with the Eagles on Friday. Here's the daily video report. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook... Read more

Sean Payton on Eagles fans and Philly

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 10:51 AM
I had ESPN on in the background last night when they aired "Gruden's Champ Camp." It was a special with Jon Gruden, Saints coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees, looking back at the 2009 Super Bowl season. The Eagles connection is that Gruden and Payton worked together in Philly... Read more

Thoughts on Graham, Parker and the 'D'

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 6:02 PM
Brandon Graham said this morning he has been moved to the top of the depth chart at left defensive end with the base defense. Here are some thoughts on the news: * I think Sean McDermott is still figuring out how he wants to use Graham, but we all could see this day coming as soon as Graham started... Read more

Familiarity between Kolb, line will take time

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 10:38 AM
The good news is Kevin Kolb has attemped 28 passes in the preseason without being sacked. The bad news is he was under constant pressure in Friday night's preseason game against the Bengals. And there were plays when Kolb didn't help his line by moving out of the pocket earlier than necessary. "He... Read more

McNabb in walking boot

Monday, August 23, 2010, 8:00 PM
Donovan McNabb wore a boot on his left foot to Monday morning's Redskins practice after suffering an injury Saturday night against the Ravens, according to reports. "I really didn't know how bad it was," Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said, per The Washington Post. "I still don't really... Read more

Video: Allen earns praise from McDermott

Monday, August 23, 2010, 7:21 PM
After taking a hit early against the Bengals, Eagles rookie free safety Nate Allen bounced back with a strong performance, earning praise from defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. Here's a video from today's practice. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And... Read more

Man Up: Allen, Sims and Graham

Monday, August 23, 2010, 9:24 AM
Here's the player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance Friday night against the Bengals. I went through the first three quarters and have notes on all the first- and second-team players. I did the offense on Sunday in case you missed it. Trent Cole - He was impressive against the run... Read more
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Sheil Kapadia is in his fifth season writing about the Eagles and the NFL for philly.com. His earliest memories as a sports fan include several trips to Veterans Stadium with his Dad. He's not a beat writer or an Insider, but is here to discuss the NFL 365 days a year. E-mail him at skapadia@philly.com or by clicking here

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