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Archive: August, 2011

What they're saying about the Eagles

Monday, August 22, 2011, 5:05 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: ESPN's John Clayton doesn't think the whole Michael Vick/Roger Goodell/Bengals/Bills/Eagles thing was that big of a deal: Goodell is considered a hard-nosed commissioner because he hands out tough suspensions to enforce player... Read more

Eagles backups fighting for spots on 'D'

Monday, August 22, 2011, 9:11 AM
When I posted Man Up on the defense last week, I only provided observations on guys who played in the first half against the Steelers. But there are still spots up for grabs as the coaches continue their preseason evaluation process. Below are some notes on how some of the backups performed Thursday... Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 7:54 PM
Join's Sheil Kapadia for a live chat about all the latest Eagles preseason news Monday at 1 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Three thoughts on the Eagles

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 10:43 AM
Here's my take on a few newsy items that have surfaced in the past 24 to 48 hours: 1. I was surprised to see the reports out of Novacare yesterday that Jason Kelce will get all the first-team reps this week at center, leading up to the Browns game Thursday night. Jamaal Jackson played with the first... Read more

Man Up: Eagles' O-line holds up

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 11:27 AM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of how the Eagles' offense performed in Thursday night's loss to the Steelers. Again, for preseason games, I don't include everyone, but you'll find writeups on most of the players below. It may seem strange to read, but the bright spot was probably the offensive... Read more

Man Up: Matthews, Chaney and the Eagles' D

Friday, August 19, 2011, 10:54 AM
I switched it up for Man Up this week. Below you'll find the player-by-player breakdown for the Eagles' starting defense (everyone who played in the first half). I wanted to get this writeup posted as soon as possible. I'll still analyze the Eagles' backups, who played in the second half and are fighting... Read more

What happened on Vick's 3 interceptions?

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 10:20 PM
The first half Thursday night was one to forget for Michael Vick. The Eagles' starting quarterback completed 5 of 12 passes for 47 yards. Vick also completed three passes to Steelers defenders for a quarterback rating of 13.7. So what happened on the interceptions? Here's a quick look at each after... Read more

Are Giants NFC East favorites?

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 12:58 PM
The Eagles have received much of the league-wide buzz in recent weeks, but should the Giants be considered the favorites in the NFC East? That's the argument made by KC Joyner of In an "Insider" piece, Joyner points out eight reasons why the Giants should have the edge. He calls Michael... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Steelers

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 9:46 AM
Join's Sheil Kapadia as he provides updates and commentary as the Eagles take on the Steelers in their second preseason game. 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

10 Eagles roster questions

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 9:16 AM
The Eagles are 12 days away from cutting their roster down to 75 players. Tonight, the process of determining who will be a part of the 2011 squad continues when they take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. As a guide/preview, here are 10 roster questions to keep in mind this evening: 1. Who... Read more
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