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Archive: November, 2011

Man Up: Castillo's 'D' falls apart again

Monday, November 14, 2011, 12:49 PM
Through three quarters, the Eagles' defense had delivered a solid performance. They had stopped the Cardinals' run game, and John Skelton was just 12-for-25 for 149 yards, a touchdown and an interception. That translates to a QB rating of 63.6. Larry Fitzgerald had been targeted five times and managed... Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Monday, November 14, 2011, 12:37 AM
Join's Sheil Kapadia for a live chat breaking down the Eagles' loss to the Cardinals at 1 p.m. Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click HERE to follow along and post questions. You can follow Sheil on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Video: More issues for Eagles after loss to Cardinals

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 9:19 PM's Sheil Kapadia looks into the Eagles 21-17 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday and the benching of DeSean Jackson. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Cardinals

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 4:32 PM
Here's what I saw during the Eagles' 21-17 loss to the Cardinals. OFFENSE * Michael Vick was horrendous, completing 16 of 34 passes for 128 yards and two interceptions. He averaged 3.8 yards per attempt, his lowest mark as an Eagle, and finished with a quarterback rating of 32.5. * Vick's supporting... Read more

10 things: Eagles vs. Cardinals

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 9:48 AM
Here are 10 things to know about today's Eagles-Cardinals matchup: 1. Opponents are averaging just 3.9 yards per carry against the Cardinals (tied for seventh-best), but that's probably deceiving when you consider the circumstances. Football Outsiders' adjusted ratings have the Cardinals at 28th against... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m.

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 9:52 PM
Join's Sheil Kapadia as he provides live updates and commentary on Sunday's Eagles-Cardinals game, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. 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

Mike Check: Stopping the Eagles' offense

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 7:34 PM
For a number of reasons, the Michael Vick feature is late this week, but I still wanted to get it out there. It's an abbreviated version, and I tried to make much of it focus on the future and the second half of the season. Vick averaged just 5.6 yards per attempt against the Bears, his lowest mark... Read more

Washburn effect: Should Eagles blitz more?

Friday, November 11, 2011, 10:45 AM
As I mentioned earlier this week, there were several reasons the Eagles failed to get pressure on Jay Cutler last Monday night. The Bears kept extra blockers in. They moved the pocket and rolled Cutler away from Trent Cole. Cutler showed great pocket awareness and was able to escape pressure and make... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, November 10, 2011, 6:03 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles after their Monday night loss to the Bears:'s Don Banks has the Eagles 16th in his power rankings: About last week. I could not have been more wrong regarding the Eagles and where I saw them headed. I offer a thousand... Read more

Man Up: State of the Eagles' offensive line

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 9:26 PM
Below is the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offensive performance against the Bears. I also recommend checking out this article by Matt Bowen of the National Football Post. Matt explains what the Bears did schematically to confuse the Eagles' offense, which managed just 17 points. Here... Read more
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