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Archive: December, 2009

Who's picking the Eagles?

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 5:15 AM
Here's a look at who's picking the Eagles in Sunday's matchup against the Falcons. And don't forget to join me for a live chat at 1 p.m. Paul Domowitch of the Daily News predicts a 23-20 Eagles victory. Les Bowen goes with the Birds, 29-22. SI.com's Peter King's got the Eagles, 30-16: Fantasy... Read more

1 p.m. Sunday: Live Eagles-Falcons chat

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 9:51 PM
Join me for a live chat during Sunday's Eagles-Falcons game. Read more

Eagles' penalties; Giants demoting Osi?

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 11:02 AM
Before we get to the weekly penalty count, some interesting news out of Giants camp. Defensive end Osi Umenyiora took reps with the second-team defense yesterday, according to Jenny Vrentas of NJ.com. Tom Coughlin would not say whether Umenyiora would start in Sunday's big matchup against the Cowboys... Read more

Why are the Eagles 5.5-point favorites?

Friday, December 4, 2009, 10:58 AM
Our weekly look at the Eagles' line with Dave Staley of sportsbook.com: Q: What's the line for the Birds' matchup with the Falcons this weekend? A: Huge game for the Eagles this Sunday as they head to Atlanta as 5.5-point favorites. We actually opened the line at the Eagles minus-6 but later adjusted... Read more

What they're saying: Are Eagles contenders?

Thursday, December 3, 2009, 11:16 AM
Raise your hand if this thought crossed your mind Monday night while watching the Saints dismantle the Patriots: Do the Eagles have any chance of competing with New Orleans? That's the question. Because if you don't believe the Eagles can compete with the Saints or Vikings, then what's the point... Read more

The Cowboys, Eagles or Giants?

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 8:17 PM
A new wrinkle this week. We'll have an accompanying poll asking you, simply: Who is going to win the NFC East? It'll be a good way to gauge your confidence level. The divisional breakdown: Dallas Cowboys (8-3) Division record: 2-1 Remaining schedule: at Giants, San Diego, at New Orleans, at Washington... Read more

Eagles reportedly work out two CBs

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 11:04 PM
The Eagles have worked out cornerbacks Jamar Love and Chris Roberson, according to Adam Caplan of scout.com. The Birds currently have five cornerbacks on their roster: Asante Samuel, Sheldon Brown, Macho Harris, Dimitri Patterson and Geoffrey Pope. Samuel and Brown are banged-up, but both guys played... Read more

Man Up: Cole leads Eagles' D

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 9:43 AM
If you missed the offensive breakdown, here it is. And now the player-by-player analysis of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Redskins: Juqua Parker - The Redskins had some success running to his side in the first half, but the Eagles' rush defense tightened up in the second half. Parker... Read more
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