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Archive: October, 2011

What they're saying: Reid gets blasted

Monday, October 10, 2011, 6:47 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles after their loss to the Bills Sunday night. And in case you missed it from earlier Monday, check out Man Up on the defense. SI.com's Peter King took aim at the Birds in his Monday Morning Quarterback column: The Eagles are playing... Read more

Man Up: Issues for DRC, Eagles CBs

Monday, October 10, 2011, 9:59 AM
In case you missed it from Sunday, I counted 13 missed tackles by the Eagles and charted all of them. Meanwhile, here is the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance during Sunday's loss to the Bills. Jason Babin - He didn't have a sack for the first time all season, but I'd... Read more

Merrill Reese's call of Parker's offsides

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 9:19 PM
I had to share this clip of Merrill Reese's call when Juqua Parker jumped offsides. It's classic. If you missed my earlier posts: What I saw: Eagles vs. Bills Page, Eagles miss 13 tackles You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 7:57 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Monday at 1 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

Page, Eagles pile up 13 missed tackles

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 6:23 PM
We hear Andy Reid and Juan Castillo say on a weekly basis that they need to put the players in better positions to succeed. There are plenty of examples this year where they have not done that. But there are also instances when the players are in positions to make plays and fail to do so. I went... Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Bills

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 4:24 PM
Here's what I saw during today's Eagles-Bills game. OFFENSE * It comes down to turnovers. Michael Vick threw four interceptions, and Jason Avant added a fumble for a grand total of five giveaways. That adds up to 15 turnovers in five games. This was the third straight game the Eagles had at least... Read more

Making sense of the Eagles' inactives

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 11:57 AM
Here are the Eagles' inactives for today's game against the Bills: Mike Kafka, Jaiquawn Jarrett, Curtis Marsh, Trent Cole, Kyle DeVan, Jason Peters, and Julian Vandervelde. What stands out? Winston Justice is active for the first time this season. King Dunlap starts for an injured Jason Peters at... Read more

10 things: Eagles vs. Bills

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 9:11 AM
Here are 10 things to know about today's Eagles-Bills matchup: 1. Ryan Fitzpatrick gets rid of the football. He's been sacked just two times all season, the least of any quarterback who's attempted at least 100 passes. What I noticed when watching last week's Bills-Bengals game was that Fitzpatrick... Read more

Live updates: Eagles at Bills, 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 3:25 AM
Live updates: Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and commentary as the Eagles look to snap their three-game losing streak against the Bills in Buffalo at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? CLICK HERE to join the chat. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook... Read more

Washburn effect: Blaming Wide-9 for run 'D'

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 4:33 PM
Through the first three weeks, I used this feature on Jim Washburn's defensive line to examine the pass rush, and I'll get to that in a moment. But first, a couple notes on the run defense. Any way you want to slice it, the run 'D' has been horrible this season. Football Outsiders has the Eagles'... Read more
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