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Archive: October, 2011

Gore indicates that Eagles quit

Friday, October 7, 2011, 10:46 AM
Through four weeks, there is no shortage of questions surrounding the Eagles' defense. Whether it's Juan Castillo, Nnamdi Asomugha, the linebackers or the Wide-9, this unit has had many of the same issues as the 2010 version, which got Sean McDermott fired. Which leads us to a comment made by Frank... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, October 6, 2011, 3:14 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles. And if you missed it from earlier Thursday, I posted Mike Check, breaking down Vick's performance against the 49ers and so far this season. Ashley Fox of ESPN.com says the Eagles' problems are fixable: Since 2000, Reid has... Read more

Mike Check: Connecting with DeSean

Thursday, October 6, 2011, 10:51 AM
Michael Vick completed 30 of 46 passes for a career-high 416 yards, two touchdowns and an interception last week against the 49ers. Yet the Eagles went just 2-for-7 in the red zone, turned the ball over three times and scored three points in the second half of their 24-23 loss. Here's the weekly... Read more

Assessing the Watkins situation

Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 11:49 AM
The wait is over. Eagles first-round pick Danny Watkins will make his first career start Sunday against the Bills, according to Geoff Mosher of The Wilmington News-Journal. Watkins, the 23rd selection in April's draft, has been inactive in three of four games. But that will reportedly change when... Read more

Man Up: Taking stock of the Eagles' O-line

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 10:42 AM
If you missed my Monday posts, here they are: What they're saying about the Eagles Man Up: Where to begin with the D? Also, if you're interested, I do a weekly spot on Mondays on 97.3 ESPN Radio in South Jersey. You can listen to that here. Any other radio/TV people reading, I'm always happy to come... Read more

What they're saying: Blame on Vick?

Monday, October 3, 2011, 7:52 PM
If you missed it earlier, I posted Man Up on the Eagles' defense. Meanwhile, here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: Michael Lombardi of NFL.com says the Eagles have a number of issues, and one of them is Michael Vick's play: The biggest offensive problem for the... Read more

Man Up: Where to begin with Eagles' D?

Monday, October 3, 2011, 11:41 AM
After re-watching the Eagles' 24-23 loss to the 49ers, I counted exactly one defensive player who played well: Jason Babin. After the first three weeks, blame was placed mostly on the linebackers and safeties. But after Sunday, the cornerbacks and defensive linemen are going to have to take some... Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 10:42 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

Video: Another collapse for Eagles

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 7:56 PM
Video: Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia takes a look at how the Eagles let a 20-3 halftime lead slip away in their 24-23 loss against the 49ers, dropping the Birds to 1-3 on the year. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Eagles' loss reveals new concerns

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 6:44 PM
After the Eagles started the season 1-2, it was clear this team had pronounced weaknesses. So they tried making some changes. Casey Matthews moved from the middle to the weak side. Then from the weak side to the bench, as Brian Rolle replaced him. Kurt Coleman wasn't getting it done at safety so... Read more
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