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Archive: November, 2008

Update: Burress to be charged Monday

Sunday, November 30, 2008, 12:06 PM
Updated at 3:15 p.m.: Plaxico Burress' lawyer tells the Associated Press that the Giants wide receiver will be charged with criminal possession of a weapon. In an e-mail to the AP, attorney Benjamin Brafman said Burress will turn himself in Monday morning and plead not guilty. Meanwhile, the Giants... Read more

Reports: Giants' Burress accidentally shoots himself in leg

Saturday, November 29, 2008, 1:14 PM
Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress spent Friday night in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the leg, Jay Glazer of reports. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that the incident took place in a Manhattan nightclub.'s John Clayton also reports... Read more

10 observations: Eagles-Cardinals

Friday, November 28, 2008, 3:48 PM
Here are my 10 observations from the Eagles' 48-20 win over the Cardinals: 1. With the game less than four minutes old, it seemed like maybe things would be different, for one night at least. The Eagles' offense faced a dreaded third-and-one. I do these observations every week, and every week at least... Read more

Deion Sanders rips Eagles fans

Friday, November 28, 2008, 12:04 AM
Deion Sanders had some not-so-nice things to say about Eagles fans tonight after the team's 48-20 win over the Cardinals. Donovan McNabb arrived at the NFL Network's set at the Linc for a post-game interview. Many fans stayed in the stands to applaud McNabb, who threw four touchdowns in the victory... Read more

McNabb interview on NFL Network

Thursday, November 27, 2008, 8:09 PM
The NFL Network's Scott Hansen talked to Donovan McNabb in an interview that aired before tonight's game. Here's a quick recap of what McNabb said. Note: McNabb did not speak in the third person. I paraphrased the questions and answers. These are not direct quotes. Q: Andy Reid has said many times... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Thursday, November 27, 2008, 12:15 PM
Here's our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles, along with some links that I didn't get to earlier in the week. I'll be here at 7:45 for our in-game Eagles-Cardinals chat. And oh yeah, Happy Thanksgiving. Check out Eagletarian for the Daily News' staff picks.'s Peter King likes the Eagles... Read more

Week 13 NFL picks

Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 10:37 AM
Last week: 11-4 Overall: 95-71-4 Titans at Lions Just what the TV execs dialed up, right? The 11-1 Titans travel to Detroit to take on the 0-11 Lions in a matchup with major playoff implications. Well, not quite. What worries me about the Titans: For a team that's calling card is supposed to be its... Read more

Ditka: Reid should have told McNabb

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 10:45 AM
ESPN's Monday Night Countdown crew had quite a lengthy discussion about Donovan McNabb, Andy Reid and the Eagles during yesterday's show. Among the topics discussed: Should Reid have been the one to tell McNabb he was being benched? Analyst and former coach Mike Ditka said if he were in Reid's shoes... Read more

Freddie Mitchell criticizes McNabb, supports Reid

Monday, November 24, 2008, 5:51 PM
It seems that everyone is offering their opinion on the current state of the Eagles, and former wide receiver Freddie Mitchell is no exception. FredEx talked about Donovan McNabb, Andy Reid and where the franchise is headed in an interview with Jody Mac and Harry Mayes on ESPN 950 this morning. Mitchell... Read more

National media blames Reid

Monday, November 24, 2008, 11:32 AM
I am off from my day job this week so I've been taking in everyone's opinions on Andy Reid, Donovan McNabb, Kevin Kolb and the Eagles this morning. The Inquirer and Daily News reporters and columnists have everything you need in terms of local coverage in's Eagles section. And I offered my... Read more
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