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Archive: January, 2009

Dawkins' post-game take

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 5:56 PM
Earlier today, I posted about Brian Dawkins' interview with Fox's Pam Oliver, in which he said he wants to remain an Eagle after this season. Here are some of Dawkins' thoughts after the game. On getting back to the NFC championship: "It's hard for me to look back on all of them and say which... Read more

McNabb: This is storybook for us

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 5:32 PM
As always, here are Donovan McNabb's thoughts from his post-game press conference. In the interest of getting this up ASAP, these are not exact quotes. Where does this NFC championship appearance rank? McNabb says the three NFC championships in a row are below the one where they went to the Super Bowl... Read more

McNabb's instant thoughts

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 4:37 PM
Donovan McNabb joined Fox on the field right after the Eagles' 23-11 win over the Giants this afternoon at the Meadowlands. Here's some of what he had to say: "You know, our team’s just really been rallying behind each other. Get in that locker room, I mean so much energy in there, we were... Read more

Pre-game: Dawkins on his future

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 10:15 AM
Fox's pre-game show today will feature an interview with Pam Oliver and Brian Dawkins where the Eagles safety says he wants to remain an Eagle. B-Dawk is, of course, a free agent at the end of this season. has a clip from the interview posted on its Web site. Here's what Dawkins said... Read more

Eagles-Giants winner gets the Cardinals

Saturday, January 10, 2009, 11:28 PM
The winner of Sunday's Eagles-Giants game at the Meadowlands will face the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship next Sunday at 3 p.m. In the biggest upset so far in the playoffs, the Cardinals stunned the Panthers tonight in Carolina, 33-13. Carolina was a 9.5-point favorite going in, the largest... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, January 10, 2009, 9:17 PM
Before we get to our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles, some programming notes to get to. First of all, as always, I'll be hosting our live chat during the game. We'll get things fired up around 12:30 p.m. and go all the way through. And if you're looking to kill some time before kickoff, we... Read more

Catching up with Randall Cunningham

Saturday, January 10, 2009, 10:54 AM
Randall Cunningham joined ESPN 950's Mike Missanelli Friday afternoon in an interview that touched on a variety of subjects, including what he's doing now, his Hall of Fame credentials, who he likes in this weekend's Eagles-Giants game and Donovan McNabb. Cunningham, who said he has four children and... Read more

Trotter chimes in on Eagles-Giants

Friday, January 9, 2009, 4:18 PM
As I said in my earlier post, it was fun to listen to WIP/WFAN's Eagles-Giants simulcast this afternoon. The sister sports-talk stations from Philadelphia and New York combined to break down Sunday's game for three hours earlier today. One interesting guest that appeared on the show was ex-Eagles linebacker... Read more

NFL divisional round picks

Friday, January 9, 2009, 12:09 PM
Last week: 3-1 Regular season: 132-109-7 Overall: 135-110-7 Ravens at Titans This might be my favorite football weekend of the entire year. Think about it. True football fans hate the Super Bowl. It's for parties, dip and beer. Not for watching the game. Championship weekend is good, but you have... Read more

Bradley makes SI's All-Pro team

Thursday, January 8, 2009, 8:50 AM
Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley was named to Sports Illustrated's All-Pro team, put together this season by Peter King. Says King: "Rangy brain center of NFL's No. 3 defense." Bradley was the only Eagles player to make the team. In case you're curious, the team the Eagles play this weekend... Read more
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