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Archive: January, 2009

10 observations: Eagles-Cardinals

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 9:41 PM
Here are my 10 observations from the Eagles' 32-25 loss to the Cardinals: 1. Don't even know where to begin this week. I guess we should start where it always starts with this team -- Donovan McNabb. He didn't play as well as his numbers indicate (28-for-47 for 375 yards, three touchdowns and an interception)... Read more

Last call for Tra Thomas, Buck?

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 7:51 PM
The Eagles have several veterans who are free agents after the season. A couple of them talked about their futures on TV after the game. When Tra Thomas was asked if this could have been his last game as an Eagle, here's what he said. "It definitely could have been it, but I’m in a holding... Read more

New contract? McNabb doesn't know

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 7:36 PM
At the end of his post-game press conference, Donovan McNabb was asked if he expects to be back next season with a new contract. "I don't know," he said. "We'll see what happens." McNabb was also asked if he felt like the Eagles built something this year despite the loss. "I... Read more

Eagles-Cardinals chat transcript

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 6:47 PM
Here's a transcript of today's Eagles-Cardinals chat: Read more

Staley, Chad Lewis join Eagles in Ariz.

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 2:11 PM
A couple ex-Eagles are on hand to join on their former teammates during today's NFC championship game in Arizona. Former running back Duce Staley is there as an honorary captain. In an interview on Comcast SportsNet, he said he's still in touch with a lot of the players and the coaching staff. What's... Read more

Giants' Tuck: McNabb, Runyan have tells

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 1:03 PM
Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck had some interesting thing to say about the Eagles during an interview with Dan Patrick earlier this week. Patrick asked Tuck to give an example of a quarterback who has a tell, in terms of figuring out when the ball is going to be snapped. “I would say the... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 12:15 PM
Time for our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles this weekend. And don't forget to join me for our live chat Sunday, starting at 2:30 p.m. Seven of eight Daily News writers pick the Eagles.'s Peter King likes the Eagles, 24-19: I don't think Kurt Warner will have the time to throw that... Read more

Championship round picks

Friday, January 16, 2009, 10:21 AM
Last week: 1-3 Regular season: 132-109-7 Overall: 136-113-7 Eagles at Cardinals; 3 p.m.; Fox (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman) It's been interesting trying to gauge the mindset of Eagles fans this week. The season just kind of snuck up on us, didn't it? One minute it was the end of the Andy Reid/Donovan McNabb... Read more

Sikahema clarifies comments

Thursday, January 15, 2009, 6:35 PM
Update: Sikahema explains in his own words that his quotes were taken out of context. Update 2: Click here to listen to the interview on ESPN 950. Original post: Before I left the office about 30 minutes ago, I told my co-workers I felt a little guilty about today's earlier Vai Sikahema post. I was... Read more

Sikahema pulling for Cards

Thursday, January 15, 2009, 2:37 PM
Update: Sikahema explained later that his words were taken out of context and he's not rooting for the Cardinals. Update 2: Click here to listen to Sikahema explain himself during an ESPN 950 interview with Mike Missanelli. Original post: NBC 10 sports director and anchor Vai Sikahema spent time... Read more
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