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Thoughts on the McNabb deal

Monday, November 15, 2010, 3:31 PM
Update: ESPN's Chris Mortensen questioned the $40M in guaranteed money that his colleague Michael Smith reported Donovan McNabb would be receiving in his new contract. Mortensen's words are interesting because he was the one who reported that the Redskins had to cut the playbook in half for McNabb... Read more

McNabb on Vick's success

Monday, November 15, 2010, 8:49 AM
As it turns out, Donovan McNabb encouraged the Eagles to sign the quarterback that would end up replacing him: Michael Vick. McNabb sat down with ESPN's Mike Tirico for a one-on-one interview that aired during Sportscenter. Tirico asked him what it's been like to see Vick succeed and why he urged... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Redskins

Monday, November 15, 2010, 8:38 AM
Join me for a live Eagles-Redskins chat on Monday night. The action starts at 8:30 p.m. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. 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

Comparing the '09 and 2010 Eagles

Monday, November 15, 2010, 8:16 AM
For much of the 2009 season, the Eagles leaned on their offense. In their 11 wins, the Birds averaged nearly 33 points per game, and they finished the year averaging 26.8 points per game, fifth-best in the NFL But in the back-to-back losses to the Cowboys in Week 17 and in the wild-card round, the... Read more

Giants' loss opens door for Eagles

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 8:17 PM
The Giants' loss to the Cowboys Sunday evening has opened the door for the Eagles to move into a first-place tie with a win against the Redskins on Monday night. The game is huge for Washington also. Despite the chaos that has enveloped the franchise in recent weeks, the Redskins would be just one... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 12:42 PM
Here's a roundup of who's picking the Eagles in their Week 10 matchup against the Redskins: SI.com's Peter King likes the Eagles in a 24-13 victory: "Got your Stat of the Week for you,'' Sal Paolantonio told me on Sirius NFL Radio the other day. "Donovan McNabb's 1-0 after being benched... Read more

Eagles midseason awards

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 7:54 AM
With the Eagles' season halfway over, here are my picks for midseason awards: Offensive MVP: Michael Vick The case could be made for four guys: Vick, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin. Even though he only played three full games (and parts of two others), Vick gets my vote. He leads... Read more

Freeney fires back at Celek

Friday, November 12, 2010, 8:26 AM
The Eagles were able to neutralize Pro Bowl defensive end Dwight Freeney in last week's win over the Colts. Part of that was Jason Peters playing well in his return. And another big part was the game plan. By my count, Peters was asked to block the opposing Colts defensive end (usually Freeney) 13... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:47 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles after their win over the Colts last week: SI.com's Don Banks has the Birds 11th in his power rankings: I know the quarterback theme has been the story of the year so far in Philly, but who would ever thought we'd get... Read more

Mike check: Evaluating Vick vs. Colts

Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 1:09 PM
Michael Vick returned to the field Sunday, leading the Eagles to a 26-24 victory against the Colts. The Birds are now 3-0 on the season in games that Vick has started and finished. However, Sunday's performance was different from Vick's outings earlier this season. And with that, let's get to the... Read more
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