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Archive: September, 2010

Making sense of the Eagles inactives

Sunday, September 19, 2010, 12:13 PM
The Eagles just announced their inactives for today's game against the Lions: Kevin Kolb, Stewart Bradley, Jorrick Calvin, Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, Kennan Clayton, Austin Howard, Clay Harbor and Darryl Tapp. A few quick notes here. One is that Harbor is inactive. The Eagles' rookie was the second tight... Read more

Eagles penalty count

Sunday, September 19, 2010, 9:13 AM
The Eagles were called for 10 penalties in Week 1 against the Packers. Only two teams (the Cowboys with 12 and the Jets with 14) had more. Those 10 penalties yielded 80 yards, which was the sixth-most last week. As I did last year, I will keep track of individual penalties all season. Here's how... Read more

Chat: Eagles vs. Lions, 1 p.m.

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 4:21 PM
Join's Sheil Kapadia as he provides updates and commentary on Sunday's Eagles game against the Lions. On a mobile phone? Click HERE. 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

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 1:17 PM
Here's the weekly roundup on who people are picking in Sunday's Eagles-Lions matchup.'s Peter King likes the Eagles, 20-13: Tempting, very tempting, to pick the Lions, and I probably would if Matthew Stafford were playing. But I can't pick Shaun Hill to beat the Philadelphia Eagles when the... Read more

State of the Eagles

Friday, September 17, 2010, 9:52 AM
Every Friday, during the season, I'm going to take a look at the state of the Eagles, going position-by-position. These are just various opinions and observations. I'll try to offer my take on the topics that were most heavily discussed during the week. Quarterback: It's amazing to me how much stock... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, September 16, 2010, 2:28 PM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles as they prepare for their matchup against the Lions. Adam Caplan of reports that Michael Vick can cash in if he gets enough playing time this season: Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick was already set... Read more

Eagles' D: Goals and personnel

Thursday, September 16, 2010, 9:27 AM
Back in May, Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott shared his goals with the media. Each week, I'll take a look at those goals and see which ones the Birds met, along with a breakdown of their defensive scheme and personnel. Let's start with the goals. Allow 17 points or less: The Eagles obviously... Read more

Stacy Andrews at guard; Eagles check out RB

Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 8:55 PM
"Seattle had inquired about Stacy and his situation and I think it's a great opportunity for Stacy to go and play a position that he's probably more comfortable with and that's right tackle." That's a quote from Eagles GM Howie Roseman after the Eagles traded Stacy Andrews to the Seahawks... Read more

Video: Vick prepares to start vs. Lions

Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 4:30 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is preparing to start at quarterback Sunday against the Lions. Here's today's video report from the Novacare Complex. 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

What about Kolb? And Vick...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 1:46 PM
Every week, I'm going to take a close look at Kevin Kolb's performance in this special feature. Obviously, given how things went against the Packers, it makes sense to include Michael Vick this week. Here's the rundown: PASS DISTRIBUTION Targets ... Read more
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Sheil Kapadia is in his fifth season writing about the Eagles and the NFL for His earliest memories as a sports fan include several trips to Veterans Stadium with his Dad. He's not a beat writer or an Insider, but is here to discuss the NFL 365 days a year. E-mail him at or by clicking here

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