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Archive: December, 2010

Eagles reportedly work out 5 players

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 12:43 PM
Update: The Eagles have placed return man Jorrick Calvin on IR. Two of the guys on this list (Clifton Smith and Justin Miller) have value as kick returners. From earlier: The Eagles have only two regular-season games left, but Andy Reid, Howie Roseman and the crew are still tweaking their 53-man... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 10:17 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles. Lots of MVP chatter for Michael Vick and coach of the year chatter for Andy Reid after their win against the Giants: SI.com's Peter King has the Eagles third in his Fine Fifteen: There is no question whatsoever that... Read more

Man Up: McCoy's blocking, the O-line

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 10:03 AM
Apologies for being a day late with this. Mike Check will come Thursday. Here's the player-by-player breakdown of how the Eagles' offense performed against the Giants: Michael Vick- Vick was not comfortable or sharp for much of the game. Tomorrow, I'll take a look at what the Giants did to limit... Read more

Giants accuse Eagles of dirty play (again)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7:54 PM
After the Eagles' first win against the Giants, defensive lineman Chris Canty ripped Todd Herremans for a pair of dirty blocks. Herremans had been called for two personal fouls during the Birds' 27-17 win. Now, after the Eagles' stunning 38-31 win Sunday, another Giants lineman is accusing the Birds'... Read more

Eagles executed onside kick with 10 players

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 10:39 AM
The Eagles didn't even need all 11 players to execute Sunday's key onside kick in the fourth quarter against the Giants. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News mentioned in his article today that the Eagles had only 10 players on their special-teams unit when David Akers' kick was recovered by... Read more

5 questions: Eagles playoff scenarios

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7:41 AM
There are quite a few playoff questions, theories and scenarios floating around as we look ahead to Week 16, so I wanted to take a moment to provide some clarity. If you have questions that I did not answer here, e-mail me, and I'll try to answer them. Q: What do the Eagles need to do to clinch the... Read more

Video: Eagles locker-room celebration

Monday, December 20, 2010, 4:19 PM
The Eagles' Web site once again did an outstanding job taking everyone inside the locker room after the Birds' 38-31 win against the Giants. And earlier today, I posted Man Up on the defense. Enjoy. And apologies for the auto-play. It's the only way to embed the video. You can follow Moving the... Read more

Man Up: Chaney, LBs step up

Monday, December 20, 2010, 11:34 AM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Giants: Juqua Parker- He didn't do much as a pass-rusher, but was outstanding against the run. Parker dropped Ahmad Bradshaw for a loss of 3 in the first and stopped Brandon Jacobs after a 2-yard gain in the second... Read more

NY Post takes aim at Vick with front page

Monday, December 20, 2010, 7:50 AM
The front page of the New York Post took aim at Michael Vick in Monday morning's edition. The headline reads GIANTS DOG IT: Epic collapse against Vick and the Eagles. And the image has dogs' heads on the bodies of Giants defenders. Vick completed 21 of 35 passes for 242 yards, three touchdowns and... Read more

How 8 minutes, 9 seconds changed the Eagles' season

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 7:42 PM
With 8:09 left in the fourth quarter, it appeared that the 2010 NFC East title would belong to the New York Giants. Eli Manning had just hit tight end Kevin Boss on an 8-yard touchdown to put the Giants up 31-10. It was Manning's fourth touchdown pass of the day, and was even more disheartening for... Read more
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