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Archive: October, 2011

Man Up: Castillo adds wrinkles to Eagles' D

Monday, October 31, 2011, 12:13 PM
Before I get to the player-by-player breakdown, it's only fair to give some credit to Juan Castillo. He's taken a lot of heat this season - some of it warranted, some of it not - for the defense's poor performance. But Castillo's group appears to be coming together, having allowed just 20 points... Read more

Video: McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Cowboys

Monday, October 31, 2011, 3:25 AM
Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia breaks down the Eagles' 34-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys from Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

What I saw: Eagles vs. Cowboys

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 11:30 PM
Here's what I saw during the Eagles' 34-7 win over the Cowboys: OFFENSE * The Cowboys had allowed one run of 20+ yards in six games coming into today. LeSean McCoy had three of them tonight - a 21-yarder, a 34-yarder and a 22-yarder. * McCoy delivered a nice stiff-arm on linebacker Sean Lee on an... Read more

Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 7:43 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Monday at 2 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Giants survive scare from Miami

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 4:34 PM
Through 54 minutes, the New York Giants had not held a lead against the winless Miami Dolphins. But all that matters is who's on top at the end, and when the final horn sounded, Tom Coughlin's squad had improved to 5-2, guaranteeing they'll stay atop the NFC East for another week. The Dolphins got... Read more

What they're saying: Eagles vs. Cowboys

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 1:19 PM
Here's one final roundup of what the national media are saying about tonight's Eagles-Cowboys matchup. And as always, I'll be live chatting during the game. If you missed it from Saturday, here's a breakdown I did of Michael Vick against the blitz. On to the picks: SI.com's Peter King likes the... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Cowboys, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 3:26 AM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and commentary as the Eagles take on the Cowboys on Sunday Night Football at Lincoln Financial Field at 8:20 p.m. On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to join the chat. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

Has Vick made progress vs. the blitz?

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 3:32 PM
Much of the talk this week has been about Rob Ryan's blitz schemes and how the Cowboys will attack Michael Vick. Vick's performance against the blitz was a major theme coming into the season and remains a point of discussion now that we're entering Week 8. There was no Mike Check this week since... Read more

Revisiting Eagles-Cowboys draft day trades

Friday, October 28, 2011, 12:43 PM
Twice in the past five drafts, the Eagles and Cowboys have made trades that will significantly affect who we'll see on the field for each team Sunday night. In 2007, the Birds sent their first-round pick (26th overall) to Dallas for a second-round pick, a third-round pick and a fifth-round pick. The... Read more

15 things: Eagles vs. Cowboys

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 5:45 PM
Here are 15 things to know about Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys matchup: 1. The Eagles are going to have their hands full with Dez Bryant. The second-year receiver has 19 catches for 339 yards in five games. He's averaging 17.8 yards per catch and has scored four times. Bryant has six catches of 25+... 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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