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Archive: October, 2009

Sunday at 4:15: Eagles-Raiders chat

Saturday, October 17, 2009, 4:49 PM
Join me for a live chat during Sunday's Eagles-Raiders game. We'll have updates and instant commentary on the action. Read more

Is everyone picking the Eagles?

Saturday, October 17, 2009, 4:29 PM
To quote the great George Costanza after he ate the mango, "I'm back, baby!" Some of you have e-mailed or commented, asking why MTC was missing from the Eagles page on the new redesign. No MTC promo, coupled with the fact that I wrote less this week than usual, led a couple... Read more

Eagles' penalty count: 'D' takes hit

Friday, October 16, 2009, 5:40 PM
Unlike previous weeks, it was the defense that hurt the Eagles in terms of penatlies against the Bucs. The 'D' had been charged with just three penalties for 26 yards in the first three games. But Sunday against the Bucs, they had six penalties for 76 yards. Overall the Birds had 10 for 111, two... Read more

Man Up: Eagles' defense vs. the Bucs

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 11:00 AM
We did the offense earlier this week, and now the defense. A player-by-player look at how Sean McDermott's unit performed against the Bucs. Of note -- by my count, Moises Fokou was the only active defensive player to not see the field during the first half. Victor Abiamiri – He was called for... Read more

Rumors: Could Curtis be traded?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 12:25 AM
Mike Lombardi of the National Football Post wrote Monday that Kevin Curtis would be "available for trade" this week. But Lombardi said he doubted anyone would make an offer. Curtis has missed the Eagles' last two games with a knee injury, and after Jeremy Maclin's performance against the... Read more

Man up: Eagles' offense vs. Tampa

Monday, October 12, 2009, 3:51 PM
Our weekly player-by-player breakdown of the Eagles' offense: Donovan McNabb – He showed no signs of still being affected by the rib injury. McNabb's 51-yard touchdown to Jeremy Maclin in the first quarter was a beauty. Overall the numbers were great: 16-for-21 for 264 yards and there touchdowns... Read more

Maclin breaks out for Birds

Sunday, October 11, 2009, 4:16 PM
The theme of the Eagles' victory over the Chiefs two weeks ago was A glimpse into the future. LeSean McCoy filled in for an injured Brian Westbrook. And Kevin Kolb took over for a sidelined Donovan McNabb. Both No. 5 and No. 36 returned to the lineup today against Tampa, but that same theme continued... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Sunday, October 11, 2009, 8:40 AM
Time for our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles, along with some other links sprinkled in. And a reminder that I'll be chatting live from the Linc today at 1 during the game.'s Peter King has the Eagles covering the 15-point spread with a 30-10 win: I only know one thing about this game... Read more

1 p.m. Sunday: Eagles-Bucs chat

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 8:02 PM
Join me live from the Linc during Sunday's Eagles-Bucs game at 1 p.m. Read more

Week 5 NFL picks

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 3:55 PM
Last week: 6-8 Overall: 30-30 Vikings at Rams The fourth-most dangerous city in America. A team that's 0-4 and has scored 24 points... ON THE SEASON. And now, an ownership group possibly led by Rush Limbaugh? Something tells me 2010 free agents aren't exactly jotting St. Louis down as a dream destination... Read more
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