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Archive: October, 2009

Banner: Reid extension will get done

Friday, October 9, 2009, 9:52 AM
Eagles president Joe Banner said in a TV interview that he's confident Andy Reid's contract will be extended before the end of next season, when it expires. "I'm sure it will be," Banner told Larry Kane on the Voice of Reason, which will air Sunday night. "I think we have a phenomenal... Read more

Eagles 15-point favorites vs. Bucs

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 10:26 AM
Time for our weekly visit from sportsbook.com's Dave Staley: Q: What do you make of this week’s Eagles-Bucs line and over/under? A: We opened the line for the Eagles game Wednesday morning. Right now the Birds are giving a whopping 15 points to the winless Buccaneers. The first thing I always... Read more

Report: Jets deal for Braylon Edwards

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 8:49 AM
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Jets have acquired wide receiver Braylon Edwards from the Cleveland Browns. Edwards' name was on the market in the offseason, and at one point, the Giants appeared poised to trade for the fifth-year receiver. But a deal was never done. Now he'll join the... Read more

Eagles' O-line has been pleasant surprise

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 9:40 AM
Four weeks into the season, the Eagles have several unanswered questions. What will Jeremiah Trotter's role be? How will they utilize Michael Vick going forward? Will Donovan McNabb and Brian Westbrook get healthy? But the one area that appeared to be a huge concern entering the season -- the offensive... Read more

Week 4: Eli, Buckhalter, Amendola

Monday, October 5, 2009, 3:24 PM
Giants quarterback Eli Manning will have an MRI today after suffering a bruised heal in Sunday's win against the Kansas City Chiefs. Per Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Manning said there is "nothing to be worried about." We'll know later today if he's right or not. I'm fully... Read more

Dawkins, Broncos beat Cowboys

Sunday, October 4, 2009, 4:32 PM
Brian Dawkins and the Denver Broncos are 4-0. Dawkins faced a familiar foe this afternoon in Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys. The result? An impressive defensive performance and a 17-10 victory. Denver trailed 10-0 in the first quarter when Fox's Pam Oliver observed that Dawkins had given the defense... Read more

Eagles looking for DE help?

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 12:33 PM
The Eagles worked out a pair of defensive ends this week, according to Scout.com's Adam Caplan. As Eagletarian confirmed earlier this week, one of those players was Marcus Howard. Per Caplan, the other DE was Terrance Carter. Carter spent two seasons at Colorado State in 2004 and 2005. He is 26... Read more

Week 4 NFL picks

Friday, October 2, 2009, 11:37 AM
Last week: 10-6 Overall: 24-22 Raiders at Texans Attention fans in Detroit, Cleveland, Tampa and other cities where you think your team stinks. Things could be worse. Just look to Oakland where the Raiders have put up 36 points through three weeks (worst in the AFC) and third-year quarterback JaMarcus... Read more

Report: Nike says no contract with Vick

Thursday, October 1, 2009, 10:17 AM
Yesterday, reports surfaced that Michael Vick had his first endorsement deal since returning to the NFL. Vick's agent, Joel Segal, told the Inquirer's Mike Jensen that the Eagles' quarterback was "looking forward to working with Nike" again. Meanwhile, at a conference in New York, Mike... Read more
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