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Archive: October, 2011

What I saw: Eagles vs. 49ers

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 4:29 PM
Here's what I saw during today's 24-23 49ers victory over the Eagles: DEFENSE + This was not just the linebackers or the safeties. Alex Smith picked the Eagles apart, completing 21 of 33 passes for 291 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. That equates to a QB rating of 112.1. Smith came into... Read more

Making sense of the Eagles' inactives

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 11:47 AM
The Eagles' first-round pick is inactive for the third time in four games, but their second-round pick will dress for the first time today against the 49ers. Here's the list of inactives: Brandon Hughes, Curtis Marsh, Darryl Tapp, Danny Watkins, Julian Vandervelde, Winston Justice and Juqua Parker... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 9:02 AM
Here's a roundup of who the national media are picking in today's Eagles-49ers game:'s Peter King likes the Eagles, 26-20: Sorely tempted to pick the Niners, because I don't know how long Mike Vick is going to play, and the Niners are plus-six in turnover differential, best in the league.... Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. 49ers, 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 12:14 AM
Live updates: Join's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and commentary as the Eagles host the San Francisco 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010... Read more

10 things: Eagles vs. 49ers

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 9:43 AM
Here are 10 things to know about the Eagles-49ers matchup after having watched San Francisco's Week 2 win against the Bengals: 1. Eli Manning averaged 11.0 yards per attempt the Eagles last week. I'd be surprised if Alex Smith comes anywhere close to that number on Sunday. On the season, Smith is... Read more
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