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Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Monday, December 19, 2011, 12:01 AM
Join Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for a live chat about the Eagles' win over the Jets starting at 2 p.m. Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. You can follow Sheil on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Video: Eagles stay alive in NFC East race

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 11:04 PM
Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia reports on the Eagles' 45-19 rout of the New York Jets at Lincoln Financial Field. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Jets

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 7:30 PM
Here's what I saw during the Eagles' 45-19 win over the Jets at the Linc Sunday afternoon. Oh, and if you're wondering about what needs to happen for the Eagles to win the NFC East, click here. OFFENSE * After struggling last week against the Dolphins, Michael Vick bounced back with a strong performance... Read more

Updated Eagles playoff scenarios

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 11:27 PM
The Eagles' 45-19 win over the Jets, combined with the Redskins' 23-10 win over the Giants kept the Birds' playoff hopes alive for another week. Here's a look at what needs to now happen for the Eagles to win the division: - The Eagles need to finish the season 2-0 against the Cowboys (away)... Read more

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

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 11:07 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he provides live updates and commentary of Sunday's Eagles-Jets game from 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

Washburn effect: What will D-line look like in 2012?

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 10:22 AM
The Eagles took advantage of a banged-up Dolphins offensive line last week, piling up nine sacks en route to a 26-10 victory in Miami. Overall, the Birds' pass-rush has been one of the few brights spots this season. Only the Ravens have more sacks (45) than the Eagles (42). Below is a chart with... Read more

Eagles vs. Jets: 15 numbers that matter

Friday, December 16, 2011, 11:22 AM
Here are 15 numbers to keep in mind when looking ahead to the Eagles' matchup Sunday vs. the Jets: 44 - The number of big-play rushes (10 yards or more) by LeSean McCoy, most in the league, even after last week's struggles. No other running back has more than 32 (Houston's Ben Tate). The Jets enter... Read more

Mike Check: Why Vick has struggled

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 10:29 AM
Michael Vick completed just 15 of 30 passes for 208 yards, a touchdown and an interception Sunday against the Dolphins, returning from a rib injury that had sidelined him for three games. In his last three starts, Vick has completed just 51 percent of his passes, averaged 5.38 yards per attempt, thrown... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 11:36 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: The Eagles are 21st in ESPN.com's power rankings. Writes NFC East blogger Dan Graziano: A road win in Miami is a good win right now, the way the Dolphins have been playing, so the Eagles get the win and slide up three spots... Read more

Man Up: Kelce, Watkins struggle

Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 4:49 PM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance against the Dolphins after having re-watched the game: Mike Vick - He was out of rhythm for much of the game. Vick was 15-for-30 for 208 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He's had issues with turnovers all season, but... Read more
About this blog
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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