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Archive: August, 2011

Man Up: Education continues for Watkins

Saturday, August 27, 2011, 11:47 AM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance against the Browns after having re-watched the game: Michael Vick - The numbers were rather pedestrian: 10-for-18 for 98 yards. Vick was under attack for much of the first half and completed just one pass to a wide receiver... Read more

Eagles launch 'Heart' campaign with new commercial

Saturday, August 27, 2011, 8:57 AM
The Eagles recently unveiled their one-word slogan for 2011. And thankfully, they decided against going with Dream. The slogan is Heart and you probably have already seen the commercial that accompanies it. If not, I've embedded it below. The spot is one minute long and features current Eagles like... Read more

Man Up: Matthews, Chaney bounce back

Friday, August 26, 2011, 11:31 AM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Browns after having re-watched the game: Jason Babin - Quiet game for Babin. Didn't have him down for any tackles or QB pressures. He didn't have a lot of opportunities, and Colt McCoy got rid of the ball quickly... Read more

Video: Birds bounce back vs. Browns

Friday, August 26, 2011, 1:03 AM
Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia breaks down the Eagles' 24-14 preseason win over the Browns Thursday night from Lincoln Financial Field. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Browns

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 9:58 PM
Here are some quick observations on tonight's Eagles-Browns game. OFFENSE * The offensive line was horrible early, and Michael Vick took a beating in the first half. I'll have to go back and watch the game to provide the full breakdown, but it seemed like Danny Watkins had many moments to forget... Read more

ESPN creates stir with photo of white Vick

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 2:57 PM
ESPN The Magazine devoted its most recent issue to Michael Vick. And the one item getting all the attention today carries the headline: What if Michael Vick were White? The subhead reads: Since the day he was arrested, people have asked. The answer isn't what you think. But the most controversial... Read more

10 thoughts: State of the Eagles

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 10:04 AM
The Eagles are 17 days away from their Week 1 opener in St. Louis against the Rams. They are five days away from cutting their roster down to 80 players. And they are nine days away from cutting that number down to 53. Tonight, the Birds take on the Browns at the Linc. It will likely be the last... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Browns, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 7:22 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and commentary as the Eagles take on the Browns on Thursday. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to follow along and post comments! You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Myth vs. reality: Vick against the blitz

Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 1:52 PM
Michael Vick's performance against the blitz will be an enormous factor in determining the success of the 2011 Eagles offense. That part you already know. But it's important to note that simply blitzing Vick is not enough to stop him. It is very much a high risk/reward proposition. I took a look... Read more

Will Celek bounce back in 2011?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 2:40 PM
After the Eagles' first preseason game against the Ravens, Michael Vick singled out tight end Brent Celek as a player he wanted to get the ball to more in 2011. "I think this season is going to be a great year for Brent," Vick said. "He's worked extremely hard in the offseason and had a great training... Read more
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