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Archive: November, 2009

Report: Westbrook not expected to play

Sunday, November 8, 2009, 11:17 AM
Brian Westbrook is not expected to return to the Eagles' lineup today, two league sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter. Westbrook was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report and was held out of practice, but Andy Reid made it sound like he was just being cautious. "I held Brian Westbrook... Read more

Are the 'experts' picking the Eagles?

Sunday, November 8, 2009, 10:49 AM
Don't forget that I'll be at the Linc tonight, hosting our live chat for Eagles-Cowboys. And now our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles, along with some other links sprinkled in.'s Peter King gives the Eagles a 31-20 victory: I know this is going to be a controversial point in the Westbrook... Read more

Sunday night: Eagles-Cowboys chat

Saturday, November 7, 2009, 11:13 AM
Join me for a live chat from the Linc Sunday night as the Eagles host the Cowboys. Read more

Eagles 3-point favorites; Week 9 picks

Saturday, November 7, 2009, 11:10 AM
Here's our weekly visit from Dave Staley of, followed by my Week 9 picks. Q: What do you make of the Eagles-Cowboys line for Sunday night's game? A: As of now, the line for Sunday night’s game is holding steady at the Eagles minus-3, which is exactly where we opened it. However... Read more

Witherspoon's blitzes; Andrews' playing time

Friday, November 6, 2009, 1:48 PM
The Cowboys have allowed 13 sacks this season. Only three NFC teams have given up fewer. So a major question facing the Eagles Sunday night is: How should they go about getting pressure on Tony Romo? I went back and took a look at the Eagles' defensive performance against the Giants to see how often... Read more

10 observations about the Cowboys

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 5:29 PM
I just watch the extended highlights of the Cowboys' win over the Seahawks last week. Here are some observations about Dallas and this weekend's matchup: 1. Tony Romo had plenty of time to drop back and get comfortable. When there was pressure, it was usually off the edges, and Romo was good at stepping... Read more

Cowboys' Romo, Williams 'not even close'

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 9:54 AM
After cutting ties with Terrell Owens in the offseason, the question for the Cowboys became: Who would step up as the No. 1 receiver? After all, despite all the drama, T.O. had accounted for 38 touchdowns in three seasons in Dallas. The projected No. 1 was Roy Williams. The Cowboys traded a first-round... Read more

Eagles' weekly penalty count

Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:58 PM
The Eagles had five penalties for 45 yards Sunday against the Giants. Jason Peters was called for holding in the first quarter to negate a touchdown to Brent Celek. But Celek ended up catching another one minutes later. Jason Babin was whistled for a 15-yard horse collar, chasing Eli Manning out... Read more

Report: Reid wanted Aikman here in '02

Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 10:06 PM
While catching up on some online reading, I stumbled upon an absolute gem from Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times. Farmer caught up with Troy Aikman for some perspective on Brett Favre's return to Green Bay last weekend. You know -- the whole bitter return to face your old team angle. But how would... Read more

Man Up: Cole, Witherspoon stand out on 'D'

Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 2:51 PM
Yesterday, we did the offense. Today, the defense. A player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance in their 40-17 win over the Giants on Sunday: Juqua Parker - OK game from Parker. The Giants definitely preferred running to his side and had some success in spots. He made a couple good... Read more
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