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Archive: September, 2009

Thoughts on Stacy Andrews, the Saints

Saturday, September 19, 2009, 10:45 AM
Just finished watching the Saints-Lions extended highlights on NFL Network and will share some thoughts on what stood out. But first, let's get to the Stacy Andrews news. Interesting development yesterday when Andrews announced to reporters that he would start the game on the bench and Max Jean-Gilles... Read more

Week 2 NFL picks

Friday, September 18, 2009, 1:59 PM
Raiders at Chiefs I did not hear him talk to reporters, but judging by the quotes I'm reading, Raiders first-round pick Darrius Heyward-Bey pretty much put on a clinic for what not to say this week. DHB, who got a monster deal from Oakland, went without a catch during his debut Monday night against... Read more

Eagles to honor Cunningham in Week 3

Thursday, September 17, 2009, 8:08 PM
The Eagles will induct Randall Cunningham into their Honor Roll at halftime of their Week 3 game against the Chiefs. By my count, 28 Eagles have previously received the honor, which was created in 1987 to pay tribute to "outstanding members of the organization." The last inductions took... Read more

Are Eagles games affordable?

Thursday, September 17, 2009, 2:33 PM
A friend passed along a marketing report, which lists how much it costs to attend NFL games at the various venues around the country. With the Eagles set to open their home schedule this Sunday, and the Cowboys slated to break in their new Stadium Sunday night, I thought now would be a good time to... Read more

Baskett's next stop; Buck to call Eagles game

Thursday, September 17, 2009, 8:14 AM
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting on Twitter that former Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett will sign with the Indianapolis Colts today. Update: Baskett's agent has confirmed the move to Les Bowen over at Eagletarian. The Birds released Baskett earlier this week when they removed Michael Vick from... Read more

Are the Eagles a good bet this week?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 9:39 PM
Dave Staley of sportsbook.com is back to explain this week's Eagles-Saints line to us. This one was a bit tricky. The line didn't open on sportsbook.com until late Wednesday afternoon because of Donovan McNabb's injury. It opened as a pick 'em and is still there as of this post on Wednesday night... Read more

'D' breakdown: Player-by-player analysis

Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 8:54 AM
I had a choice to make last night around 10 p.m. after watching Cliff Lee shut out the Nationals. Do I catch up on DVR'd episodes of Rescue Me after I fell way behind last season? Do I kill time on Facebook looking at wedding photos of people I haven't seen or spoken with in over a decade? Or do... Read more

Brown over Baskett; RT situation

Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 5:19 PM
I was caught up in meetings all day, and while I was getting constant texts, Tweets and e-mails about the Eagles' roster moves, I didn't have a chance to comment on them. Until now. Let's start with Shawn Andrews. I had grown tired of the whole He doesn't want to play football conversations that... Read more

Eagles place Shawn Andrews on IR

Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 9:53 AM
The Eagles have annonuced that Shawn Andrews has been placed on injured reserve with a back injury, thus ending his season. The move clears a roster spot for them to add Jeff Garcia. More to come shortly. Read more

Report: Eagles looking to trade Baskett

Monday, September 14, 2009, 4:53 PM
And so it continues. ESPN's Sal Paolantonio is reporting that the Eagles are looking to deal Hank Baskett to clear up a roster spot for Jeff Garcia. The Eagles carried seven wide receivers to start the season, but they only dressed five against the Panthers. Reggie Brown and rookie Brandon Gibson... Read more
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