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Archive: September, 2010

Packers preferred facing Kolb

Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 4:41 PM
Clay Matthews' teammates gave him a hard time when the Packers linebacker knocked Kevin Kolb out of Sunday's game and they had to face Michael Vick, according to Jason Wilde of ESPN Milwaukee. "We said, 'What are you doing man?' We’d rather have (Kolb) in there," defensive lineman... Read more

Man Up: Celek, Peters and McGlynn

Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 10:42 AM
For those of you who are new to the blog, Man Up is my player-by-player look at the Eagles' offensive and defensive performance each week after re-watching the game. It occurred to me yesterday that some might think I'm actually telling certain players to Man Up. That's not the case. It's just the... Read more

National media call for Vick to start

Monday, September 13, 2010, 8:12 PM
Normally, I wait until later in the week to round up what the national media are saying about the Eagles, but there's really no sense in delaying it after the Birds' loss to the Packers Sunday. The primary topic dominating conversation is (you guessed it) Michael Vick. Several writers from around... Read more

Video: Eagles suffer rash of injuries in opener

Monday, September 13, 2010, 2:52 PM
Video: Both Kevin Kolb and Stewart Bradley suffered concussions in Sunday's game against the Packers.'s Sheil Kapadia analyzes the Eagles' injuries and what it means for the team going forward. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the... Read more

Man Up: Barnes, Graham and Gaither

Monday, September 13, 2010, 11:31 AM
Here's a player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance in their 27-20 loss against the Packers: Brandon Graham- It was not a strong first showing for Graham, who failed to get pressure on Aaron Rodgers and looked vulnerable at times against the run. Graham played both outside and inside... Read more

Digesting the Jackson, Weaver injuries

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 9:32 PM
The injury news from Andy Reid following the Eagles' 27-20 loss to the Packers was not good. Reid said fullback Leonard Weaver has a torn ACL and center Jamaal Jackson suffered a torn biceps, likely ending both of their seasons. While we won't know for sure until Monday, it's reasonable to contemplate... Read more

Vick, Eagles fall short against Packers

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 7:41 PM
Michael Vick led the Eagles on a furious comeback attempt in the second half, but the Birds fell short, losing to the Packers, 27-20, Sunday afternoon at the Linc. Kevin Kolb was one of many Eagles to leave the game due to injury. Kolb suffered a concussion in the second quarter, then briefly returned... Read more

Thoughts on Eagles inactives

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 3:24 PM
The Eagles announced their inactives a few minutes ago. Here's the list: JaMar Chaney, Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, Keenan Clayton, Max Jean-Gilles, Austin Howard, Reggie Wells, Darryl Tapp and Mike Kafka. Given the turnover on the roster, predicting the inactives was a little difficult for Week 1. The... Read more

Live chat: Eagles vs. Packers

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 2:43 PM
Join's Sheil Kapadia as he brings you updates and commentary on the Eagles' regular season opener against the Packers at Lincoln Financial Field. Eagles vs. Packers You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the ITunes... Read more

Is anyone picking the Eagles?

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 9:03 AM
Football season is officially here. Join me at 4:15 for a live Eagles-Packers chat. I'll be providing updates and commentary straight from the Linc. In the meantime, here's a look at who the national media are picking in today's matchup.'s Peter King likes the Packers, 30-16: They last met... Read more
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