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Archive: October, 2010

McNabb benched in Redskins' loss

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 4:42 PM
In Donovan McNabb's eighth start with the Washington Redskins, with the game on the line, and the team having won three of its previous four games, head coach Mike Shanahan yanked him. For Rex Grossman. The Redskins' offense took over at the Washington 30 yard line with 1:45 left in the fourth quarter... Read more

What's wrong with Celek?

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 10:27 AM
Through seven weeks of the 2009 season, Brent Celek had caught 37 balls for 447 yards. At the same point this season, he has just 21 catches for 229 yards. So the obvious question is: What's wrong with Celek in 2010? The first item to look at is targets. Is Celek getting the same number of looks... Read more

Breaking down the NFC East

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 10:56 AM
We're seven weeks in, and yet, we know very little about how the NFC East is going to play out. It's impossible to win the division this early in the season, although it's quite possible to take yourself out of the race (see: Dallas). There have only been three division games played between NFC East... Read more

State of the Eagles: Evaluating the rookies

Friday, October 29, 2010, 12:41 PM
The theme entering this season was the Eagles' youth. The Birds shut the door on the Donovan McNabb era and said good-bye to many veterans. They stockpiled picks in April's draft and selected 13 players. Now, the Eagles are seven weeks in, sitting at 4-3 in an NFC that appears to be up for grabs... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 11:13 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the 4-3 Eagles as they enter their bye week. Adam Schein of rips Kevin Kolb for his performance against the Titans: My guy Kolb, who I've said should be the guy in Philly, was just horrendous. I can't even try to... Read more

What about Kolb? Evaluating Week 7

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 1:21 PM
After two very good starts against the 49ers and Falcons, Kevin Kolb struggled last Sunday in the Eagles' loss to the Titans. Here's the weekly breakdown of how Kolb performed. As always, let's start with the pass distribution. Targets Catches Yards YAC Drops Jeremy Maclin 12 5 42 12 1 Jason... Read more

Man Up: Cooper, missed chances and the O-line

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 10:13 AM
Here's the player-by-player look at the Eagles' offensive performance against the Titans after I re-watched the game. Check out the post on the defense from Monday in case you missed it. Kevin Kolb- I'll have the in-depth look tomorrow, but Kolb had a lot of ups and downs. He missed a throw to Brent... Read more

Romo suffers fractured clavicle

Monday, October 25, 2010, 11:01 PM
The Cowboys' nightmarish 2010 season continued Monday night as quarterback Tony Romo suffered a fractured clavicle in the first half against the Giants. The injury occurred when linebacker Michael Boley drove Romo into the ground on a throw early in the second quarter. It's unclear just how much... Read more

Video: Eagles' No. 1 concern?

Monday, October 25, 2010, 12:44 PM
Video: The Eagles head into a bye week following a 37-19 loss to the Tennessee Titans.'s Sheil Kapadia talks about what the Eagles' biggest concern is for the rest of the season. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app... Read more

Man Up: Dixon, Hobbs and Allen

Monday, October 25, 2010, 8:33 AM
Here's the player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance in Sunday's loss to the Titans after I re-watched the game: Juqua Parker- He had a costly penalty in the second quarter. With the Titans facing a 3rd-and-10 at the Eagles' 45, Parker and Trent Cole lined up as blitzing linebackers... Read more
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