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Archive: August, 2010

Macho makes move back to safety

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 10:06 PM
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Jaws, Gruden on Eagles win total

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 7:47 PM
The preseason predictions continue to trickle in from the national media. Yesterday, I posted an item in which CBS' Phil Simms projected the Cowboys and Giants to make the postseason and the Eagles to miss out. Today, two analysts with Philadelphia ties predicted that the Birds would not be over... Read more

Sorting out the Eagles' concerns

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 10:19 AM
The Eagles are not the type to voice their concerns publicly. Ask about the offensive line, and Andy Reid will tell you they're fine. Failed opportunities in the red zone? No big deal. So with the Week 1 opener against the Packers just 12 days away, it's time to take stock of which concerns are... Read more

Simms predicts no playoffs for Eagles

Monday, August 30, 2010, 8:36 PM
CBS analyst Phil Simms had positive things to say about Kevin Kolb during a radio interview earlier this month. But Simms doesn't think the Eagles are playoff-bound in 2010. Instead, he predicts the Cowboys to take the division and go to the Super Bowl. He also has the Giants as in as a wild-card... Read more

Video: Offensive line needs to tighten up

Monday, August 30, 2010, 5:32 PM
Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia reports in his daily video on the performance of the offensive line. How did Kevin Kolb and his blockers fare against the blitz heavy Kansas City defense? You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the... Read more

What about Kolb?

Monday, August 30, 2010, 10:11 AM
Every week during the regular season, I'm going to take a detailed look at Kevin Kolb's performance. I've identified several different factors to measure, which you'll see below. This is a test run. I understand that it's the preseason, and while some of these things will factor into Kolb's regular-season... Read more

Man Up: Poor showing for Eagles offense

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 10:00 AM
Here's a player-by-player look at the Eagles' offensive performance against the Chiefs. I went through the first three-plus quarters when the starters were in. I did the defensive breakdown on Saturday in case you missed it. Kevin Kolb - He was shaky, but the truth is (as you'll see below) Kolb's... Read more

Man Up: Bradley looks ready

Saturday, August 28, 2010, 11:47 AM
Here's the player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance against the Chiefs. The write-ups don't include the final quarter and a half when the starters and many of the second teamers were out of the game. Brandon Graham- He got his first start and had some good moments. The truth is the... Read more

Eagles' offense sputters without DeSean

Friday, August 27, 2010, 8:52 PM
EAGLES 20, CHIEFS 17 The Eagles got a glimpse of what the offense looks like without DeSean Jackson tonight. And the results were not pretty. Jackson suffered a neck strain during the Eagles' first offensive play from scrimmage, absorbing a hit from Chiefs safety Eric Berry after catching a wide... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Friday, August 27, 2010, 10:03 AM
Today should be pretty quiet until 8 p.m. when the Eagles take on the Chiefs in Kansas City. As always, I'll be chatting the game so be sure to join me. In the meantime, here's a look at what they're saying about the Eagles in the national media. Yet another glowing piece about Kevin Kolb and his... 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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