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Archive: January, 2011

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 8:54 PM
The nightly roundups continue for wild-card week. Here's what the national media are saying today about Eagles-Packers. SI.com's Peter King predicts a 31-27 Green Bay victory: The Eagles enter the postseason flat. They've played -- you could argue -- eight minutes of great football in their season-finishing... Read more

Video: McCoy could be key to an Eagles win

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 5:07 PM
VIDEO: Much of the talk this week has been about whether Michael Vick can carry the Eagles to victory, but LeSean McCoy could end up being the team's biggest offensive weapon Sunday. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for... Read more

Parker, pressure and the D-line rotation

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 10:10 AM
When I re-watched the Eagles' first game against the Packers earlier this week, one thing that stood out was how effective defensive end Juqua Parker was. He only played 19 snaps, but Parker had two of the Eagles' three sacks on Aaron Rodgers. He followed that performance up with sacks against the... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 11:55 PM
Here's the Wednesday night/Thursday morning roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles. SI.com's Don Banks has the Eagles ninth in his playoff power rankings: Losing two home games at the end of the season, to the so-so Vikings and Cowboys no less, makes me think the Eagles are... Read more

Blitzing Vick: Risk vs. reward

Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 9:20 AM
There's a lot of talk this week about Michael Vick's ability to handle the blitz - both locally and nationally. And rightfully so. The last memory everyone has of Vick is him looking as uncomfortable as ever in the Eagles' 24-14 loss to the Vikings in Week 16. The week before, the Giants confused... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 6:46 PM
As promised, What they're saying about the Eagles turns into a nightly feature for playoff week. Click here if you missed Monday night's version. And earlier today, I posted on Sean McDermott's gameplan against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. And now Tuesday night's roundup of what the national media... Read more

McDermott's gameplan vs. Rodgers

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 10:27 AM
The Packers scored 27 points at the Linc in Week 1. That turned out to be more than any other visiting opponent scored against the Eagles at home all year. Yet, looking back, it was one of the defense's better performances of the season - specifically the pass defense. Aaron Rodgers completed 19... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Monday, January 3, 2011, 8:11 PM
Since it's playoff week, I'm going to try something new with the What they're saying piece. Instead of rounding up all the links later in the week, I'll try to do a nightly links post leading up to Sunday. Here's the first roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: SI.com's... Read more

Eagles' 2011 opponents are set

Monday, January 3, 2011, 10:20 AM
With the 2010 regular season in the books, the Eagles' 2011 opponents are set. This is assuming, of course, that there is actually football played in 2011. The Birds will host the following opponents at the Linc: the Bears, 49ers, Seahawks, Jets, Patriots, Cowboys, Giants and Redskins. And the Eagles... Read more

Eagles' biggest concern: Who's opposite Asante?

Monday, January 3, 2011, 8:26 AM
The Eagles have several questions on defense and less than seven days to find answers. But the biggest concern of all is how this secondary is going to perform against Aaron Rodgers and the prolific Packers passing game. The Green Bay quarterback will work on a gameplan this week, but part of it... Read more
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