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Archive: December, 2011

Draft position, Steve Smith and the LBs

Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 10:31 AM
If you missed it from Monday, here's Man Up on the defense. I'll publish the player-by-player review of the offense later Tuesday afternoon. In the meantime, here are some notes. DRAFT POSITION At 5-8, the Eagles would pick 10th overall in the first round if the season ended today. They would also... Read more

Man Up: Samuel, Landri and the Eagles' D

Monday, December 12, 2011, 1:45 PM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance in their 26-10 win over the Dolphins, after having re-watched the game. Jason Babin - On Sunday morning, before the game, I wrote about how I thought Babin was being targeted for some unjust criticism. Against Miami, he had... Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 7:03 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Monday at 2 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Updated Eagles playoff scenario

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 5:03 PM
My guess is most of you didn't see enough from the Eagles in their 26-10 win over the Dolphins to think this team can pull out a miracle finish and win the NFC East. But, I also know some of you are not ready to give up on this season just yet. Especially after the Birds got some help when the Giants... Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Dolphins

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 4:47 PM
Here's what I saw during today's Eagles-Dolphins game: OFFENSE * It was a rough game for Michael Vick. He was out of sync all day, completing 15 of 30 passes for 208 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He ran just twice for 9 yards and was sacked four times. Vick slipped quite a bit early on... Read more

Hoge: Asante's play 'disturbing'

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 8:58 AM
While many NFL-related shows feature five or six analysts screaming at the camera and laughing uncontrollably, ESPN's NFL Matchup actually aims to educate the viewer on what's happening on the field. During this morning's program, the Matchup crew took a look at the Eagles' run defense last week against... Read more

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

Saturday, December 10, 2011, 8:17 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he provides live updates and commentary on Sunday's Eagles-Dolphins game, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Saturday, December 10, 2011, 12:36 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles as they prepare for Sunday's matchup against the Dolphins: Jim Trotter of SI.com ranks the league's quarterbacks and puts Michael Vick at No. 13: He has been effective when on the field, and he's expected to return Sunday after... Read more

The Eagles' failures at linebacker

Friday, December 9, 2011, 2:09 PM
Yesterday, around 4 p.m., word spilled out of the Novacare Complex that Casey Matthews would be replacing Jamar Chaney at linebacker in the Eagles' nickel package Sunday vs. the Dolphins. About seven hours later, the Steelers set up for 1st-and-goal from the 2 yard line in their Thursday night matchup... Read more

Westbrook: Reid can get it done

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 4:02 PM
Brian Westbrook spent eight seasons with the Eagles. And only once, in 2005, did he experience a losing season. Now, nearly two years after Westbrook was let go, the Eagles are closing in on what can only be described as the most disappointing season of the Andy Reid era. Westbrook, who played last... Read more
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