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Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 6:34 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

Could Steve Smith return to Giants?

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 3:29 PM
When the Eagles play the Giants in 2012, wide receiver Steve Smith could be back in a New York uniform, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter. Here's what Schefter said on TV this morning, per ESPN New York: "Don’t be surprised if he also returns there next season," Schefter said. "Sources... Read more

DeSean puts himself in Fitzgerald's category

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 11:54 AM
Earlier this week, NFL Network aired snippets of a one-on-one interview with Michael Irvin and DeSean Jackson. And Sunday morning, we heard the rest of it. Most notably, we heard where Jackson thinks he ranks among NFL wide receivers, and his answer probably reveals part of the reason why he doesn't... Read more

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

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 10:20 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he provides live updates and commentary on Sunday night's Eagles-Giants game, scheduled to start at 8:20 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

Washburn effect: Castillo calls on the blitz

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 11:24 AM
Many similar issues surfaced for the Eagles' defense in the team's 21-17 loss to the Cardinals last week. The fourth-quarter collapse; getting beat by an unproven quarterback; confusion in the secondary; poor linebacker play. But one part of the scheme that was different was the blitz. Juan Castillo... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Friday, November 18, 2011, 8:17 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: BoDog.com released some Eagles-related odds yesterday, such as: Will Andy Reid be the coach of the Eagles in Week 1 of the 2012 season? YES is even, and NO is -140. In other words, the odds say Reid is more likely to be gone... Read more

15 things: Eagles vs. Giants

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 12:46 PM
Here are 15 things to know about this weekend's Eagles-Giants matchup: 1. It's no exaggeration to say that Eli Manning is having a career year. His 63.1 completion percentage, 8.4 yards per attempt and 97.0 QB rating will all be career bests if they hold up. And he's been great in the fourth quarter... Read more

Kolb says he called out Eagles plays

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 9:46 AM
Kevin Kolb was on the sidelines during his return to the Linc on Sunday afternoon, recovering from turf toe and other injuries to his right foot. But the former Eagles quarterback may have still played a minor role in the Cardinals' victory. Speaking with Anthony Gargano and Glen Macnow on 94 WIP... Read more

Man Up: Watkins' development becomes key

Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 1:44 PM
The Eagles' offense managed just 10 points on Sunday against the Cardinals, and 3 of those came off a turnover, which gave them the ball at the Arizona 26 yard line. Here's the player-by-player breakdown of what went wrong: Michael Vick - He suffered a pair of broken ribs on the second offensive... Read more

When Asomugha was on Fitzgerald

Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:55 PM
I went back and looked at how exactly the Eagles covered (or tried to cover) Larry Fitzgerald in Sunday's loss. The big question today, a day after, has been: Why didn't Nnamdi Asomugha just shadow Fitzgerald the entire game? And it's a valid one. By my count, Asomugha matched up with Fitzgerald... Read more
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