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Archive: January, 2009

NY writer doesn't believe in Eagles

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 5:12 PM
A friend e-mailed me this column today by Gary Myers of the New York Daily News. The headline: Believe me, Eagles won't beat the Giants on Sunday. Here's an excerpt: They didn't even win 10 regular-season games. They tied their November game with the laughable Bengals, much to the surprise of Donovan... Read more

What they're saying: Eagles have a shot

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 9:32 AM
After finally catching his breath from celebrating a 71-yard screen pass, intern Andrew Holland is back to deliver this week's Eagles links. And for more Eagles news, be sure to check out's Eagles section with the best local coverage from The Inquirer and Daily News.'s... Read more

Would Vikings have won with Frerotte?

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 5:54 PM
Apparently Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte thinks he could have made a difference in Sunday's 26-14 loss to the Eagles. Frerotte led the Vikings to an 8-3 record in the regular season before losing his job because of an injury. He had 12 touchdowns, 15 interceptions and a quarterback rating of 73.7... Read more

Joe Buck, Troy Aikman once again

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 9:22 AM
For the fourth straight week, it will be Joe Buck and Troy Aikman calling the Eagles game on Fox this Sunday at 1 p.m. The pair called the Eagles' final two regular-season games and called last week's contest against the Vikings, which was Fox's only game. This week Fox and CBS each have two games apiece... Read more

Freddie Mitchell is still talking

Monday, January 5, 2009, 2:17 PM
I started this blog back in July, and this will be my third post about Freddie Mitchell. Kind of embarrassing. I know. That being said, when I saw FredEx granting yet another interview -- this time on Comcast SportsNet -- I had to grab my laptop. Mitchell talked about the usual topics -- the Super... Read more

10 observations: Eagles-Vikings

Monday, January 5, 2009, 12:11 AM
As always, here are my 10 observations from the Eagles' 26-14 win over the Vikings: 1. If you've ever joined us for the live chats, you know that I often ask readers to suggest polls as we all follow the action together. When I did that Sunday, one reader suggested a poll asking whether Asante Samuel... Read more

McNabb responds to Lurie's comments

Sunday, January 4, 2009, 9:18 PM
During his post-game press conference, Donovan McNabb was asked about Jeffrey Lurie's comments in today's Boston Globe, where the Eagles owner said he had "every intention" of bringing McNabb back. Here was his response: “Well that’s exciting," McNabb said. "I guess... Read more

Westbrook on the screen, the Giants

Sunday, January 4, 2009, 8:01 PM
It didn't take long for Brian Westbrook to be asked about the matchup with the Giants next week. Fox's Pam Oliver caught up with the Eagles running back right after the game. Here's what he said: "It’s gonna be a tough game up there in the Meadowlands. You know those guys are rested. They’re... Read more

Harbaugh's Ravens handle Miami

Sunday, January 4, 2009, 2:42 PM
Before today's 1 o'clock game against the Dolphins, John Harbaugh was asked in an ESPN interview who he looked to for advice this week before his first playoff game as the Ravens' head coach. Harbaugh, who of course spent 10 seasons in the Eagles' organization, said he would have asked Andy Reid, but... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, January 3, 2009, 10:25 PM
Time for our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles. And don't forget, I'll be hosting a live chat during Sunday's game against the Vikings. We'll get things started around 4 p.m. Seven of eight Daily News writers like the Eagles. Click on the link to get their reasoning.'s Peter King likes... Read more
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