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Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 1:31 PM
Here's the weekly roundup on who people are picking in Sunday's Eagles-Falcons matchup: SI.com's Peter King predicts a 23-16 Eagles victory, and he likes the Birds' acquisition of Jerome Harrison from the Browns: We interrupt this game prediction to bring you this gee-whiz reaction to the Mike Bell-for-Jerome... Read more

State of the Eagles: Playing time and personnel

Friday, October 15, 2010, 10:19 AM
The Eagles' roster has undergone changes on a weekly basis since the season started. The most recent move was the Mike Bell/Jerome Harrison trade on Wednesday. With that being said, I wanted to take a look at playing time and personnel packages through five games. Let's start with the offense. Here's... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 9:41 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles as they prepare for Sunday's game against the Falcons: SI.com's Peter King has the Eagles 15th in his weekly rankings: Kevin Kolb needed to throw a knockout punch in the quarterback boxing match Sunday night, and what... Read more

Thoughts on the Bell/Harrison trade

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 4:25 PM
The Eagles announced this afternoon that they've traded running back Mike Bell to the Browns for running back Jerome Harrison. The Birds signed Bell in the offseason as a restricted free agent, but he was never able to get things going. Bell was hampered by injuries during training camp. In five games... Read more

Week 5: What about Kolb?

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 1:00 PM
For the first time since the preseason, Kevin Kolb prepared himself to be the Eagles' starting quarterback last week before the team's game against the 49ers. He got off to a great start, completing his first nine pass attempts and finished the game 21-for-31 for 253 yards and a touchdown. Kolb did... Read more

Searching for an identity

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 4:55 PM
Video: Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the effects of losing Brodrick Bunkley on the Eagles' defense, how the Birds will fare in their next two games and if the team lacks an identity through five games. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on... Read more

Man Up: Dunlap, McGlynn and Maclin

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 11:57 AM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance after having re-watched the game. If you missed Man Up on the defense from yesterday, click here. Kevin Kolb- I'll post What About Kolb? on Wednesday with a full breakdown, but some quick comments here. I thought it was imperative... Read more

Man Up: Allen continues to make plays

Monday, October 11, 2010, 4:28 PM
Earlier Monday, I detailed some of the changes Sean McDermott made on defense in Week 5. Here's the player-by-player breakdown against the 49ers after having re-watched the game: Juqua Parker- He got the start at left defensive end and played more than he has all season. Parker did not notch a sack... Read more

Changes on 'D': Parker, Lindley and Fokou

Monday, October 11, 2010, 10:41 AM
Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said last week that he would play the best 11 players. In fact, he's been saying that since he took over the job in the summer of 2009. However, the problem has been that McDermott's never really settled on those 11 - partly because of injuries, and partly... Read more

Video: Eagles win wild one in San Francisco

Monday, October 11, 2010, 4:35 AM
Sheil Kapadia breaks down the Eagles 27-24 win over the San Francisco 49ers. Kevin Kolb, Brent Celek, LeSean McCoy, and even the defense contributed with touchdowns. 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
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