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What they're saying about the Eagles

Friday, December 31, 2010, 9:10 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles as they prepare to close out the regular season against the Cowboys. And in case you missed it, on Thursday night, I took a look at the Eagles' chances of getting to the Super Bowl as a three-seed. SI.com's Don Banks... Read more

The Eagles' chances as a 3-seed

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 5:57 PM
I decided to take a look today to see how the three-seed has historically performed in the playoffs. The Birds, of course, are locked into that seed and might have cost themselves a shot at the one- or two-seed with their loss to the Vikings on Tuesday night. So here's a breakdown of which seed from... Read more

Man Up: Eagles can't get DeSean going

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 10:19 AM
Before I get to the player-by-player breakdown, a couple notes. First of all, big thanks to reader Joe H. who got me video of the first 7-plus minutes of the Eagles-Vikings game. I had a DVR malfunction, reached out for help and Joe came through. If it weren't for him, this would be a pretty weak... Read more

Man Up: McDermott benches Patterson

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 5:05 PM
Here's the player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' defensive performance against the Vikings Tuesday night. And earlier Wednesday, I posted five things you should know about the Birds' playoff scenarios. Note: The first three defensive plays did not record on my DVR, but I'm working on getting... Read more

5 things: Eagles playoff scenarios

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 9:50 AM
I really didn't think I'd have to put together another playoff scenarios post this week, but after the Eagles came up short in a 24-14 loss to the Vikings Tuesday night, it's time to provide some clarification. Here are five things to know about where the team stands and what's in store the next two... Read more

Video: No first round bye for the Eagles

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 3:11 AM
Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia talks about the Eagles loss to the Vikings on Tuesday night. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the ITunes store. Read more

What the loss means for Eagles' playoff seeding

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 11:23 PM
There will be plenty of time to discuss just what happened to the Eagles in their 24-14 loss to the Vikings Tuesday night. But, for now, let's break down what it means. The Eagles are locked into the three-seed in the NFC. That means they'll host a game in the wild-card round. They can no longer... Read more

Making sense of the Eagles' inactives

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 6:57 PM
Derrick Burgess will make his 2010 Eagles debut tonight. The veteran defensive end is active for tonight's game agianst the Vikings. Here's the full list of Eagles inactives: Mike Kafka (3rd QB), Brandon Hughes, Gerard Lawson, Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, Stewart Bradley, Keenan Clayton, Austin Howard and... Read more

What they're saying: Praise for Mornhinweg

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 3:35 PM
As you kill time before Tuesday night's kickoff, here are some links to pass along. Earlier, I posted a detailed look at Eagles playoff scenarios. And don't forget, I'll be chatting at 8 p.m. live from the Linc. As the national media continue to try to find different ways to tell the Michael Vick... Read more

Q&A: Eagles playoff scenarios

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 9:42 AM
Here's an updated Q&A on the Eagles' playoff scenarios following the Saints' win against the Falcons Monday night. Q: Can the Eagles still earn the top seed in the NFC? A: Yes, but it's a longshot. There are two scenarios. The first one requires four things to happen: 1. Eagles beat Vikings... Read more
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Sheil Kapadia is in his fifth season writing about the Eagles and the NFL for philly.com. His earliest memories as a sports fan include several trips to Veterans Stadium with his Dad. He's not a beat writer or an Insider, but is here to discuss the NFL 365 days a year. E-mail him at skapadia@philly.com or by clicking here

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