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Archive: September, 2010

Video: Are teammates behind Vick?

Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:13 PM
What do the Eagles' receivers think about Andy Reid's decision to start Michael Vick over Kevin Kolb? See what they had to say in our video report from the NovaCare complex. Plus, comments from the two quarterbacks. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And... Read more

Man Up: Is O-line the reason Vick's starting?

Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:06 AM
Since Andy Reid announced his decision to start Michael Vick on Tuesday evening, several different theories have been offered up, trying to explain his rationale. One of them is that the offensive line is so shaky right now that Michael Vick and his mobility give the Eagles a much better chance to... Read more

Video: Eagles name Vick starter

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 11:45 PM
Why did Andy Reid choose to switch starting quarterbacks and go with Michael Vick? And what questions does the move bring up for the future of the franchise? I offered my instant reaction on the video below. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download... Read more

Could the Eagles turn to Vick long-term?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:34 PM
The possibility of Michael Vick being the quarterback of the future for the Eagles is very real. That's the only way to explain Andy Reid's decision to name Vick the starter over Kevin Kolb Tuesday evening. At the end of the 2009 season, the Eagles had to make a decision: stick with Donovan McNabb... Read more

Making sense of the Bell/Baskett move

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 4:48 PM
As you probably know by now, the Eagles have signed running back Joique Bell from the Bills' practice squad and released wide receiver Hank Baskett. The move gives the Eagles four running backs (LeSean McCoy, Mike Bell, Eldra Buckley and Joique Bell) and a fullback (Owen Schmitt) on their 53-man roster... Read more

What about Vick?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 10:19 AM
This was originally supposed to be a weekly feature on Kevin Kolb called What about Kolb? But with Kolb sidelined, Week 2 against the Lions was all about Michael Vick's performance. Vick completed 21 of 34 passes for 284 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Lions. Sometimes, in the NFL, numbers... Read more

Video: Messy QB situation for Eagles

Monday, September 20, 2010, 2:35 PM
Video: Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia sits down with CineSport's Noah Coslov to discuss which quarterback should be the Eagles starter in Week 3 against the Jaguars. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the ITunes store. Read more

Man Up: What went wrong with the Eagles' D?

Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:25 AM
Here's a player-by-player look at how the Eagles' defense performed in the team's 35-32 win over the Lions on Sunday. Brandon Graham- Graham was more active than Week 1, picking up the first sack of his career, but he looked vulnerable at times against the run. Graham played outside on about 69 percent... Read more

Big plays, DeSean spark Eagles' offense

Sunday, September 19, 2010, 6:23 PM
Remember that big-play offense the Eagles rode to 11 wins in 2009? It returned in the Birds' 35-32 win over the Lions. The offense got four plays of 25 yards or more - three courtesy of completions from Michael Vick to DeSean Jackson. The pair connected for gains of 45, 53 and 29 yards - all on drives... Read more

Eagles survive against Lions

Sunday, September 19, 2010, 4:45 PM
The Eagles survived a furious rally by the Lions, defeating Detroit, 35-32, for their first win of the season. With under seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Eagles seemingly had the game in hand with a 35-17 lead. But the Lions scored a pair of touchdowns and recovered an onsides kick with... Read more
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