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Archive: November, 2011

Is DeSean having a down year?

Friday, November 4, 2011, 11:42 AM
It seems that every time he goes a couple weeks without exploding for a big play, the question is asked: What's up with DeSean Jackson? Jackson had just six total catches for 77 yards in the Eagles' back-to-back wins over the Redskins and Cowboys. But as we wait and see whether he and the team will... Read more

Eagles' D improves against tight ends

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 12:58 PM
After Tony Gonzalez caught seven balls for 83 yards against the Eagles in Week 2, the Birds' struggles against opposing tight ends became a widely-discussed topic of discussion. Again. It seems like the Birds have had issues keeping tight ends in check for years. But maybe, just maybe, that's finally... Read more

Mike Check: How Vick picked apart the Cowboys

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 4:31 PM
Michael Vick completed 21 of 28 passes for 279 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles' 34-7 win over the Cowboys Sunday night. It was one of Vick's best performances as an Eagle, as he completed 75 percent of his passes, averaged a season-best 9.96 yards per attempt and produced a 129.9 QB rating... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 11:21 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: Jen Floyd Engel of says the Birds looked scary good Sunday night: This was about the Eagles proving themselves right, about the guys who stood up when they were 1-4 and said we are not done. This is about a team... Read more

Steve Smith MIA for Eagles

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 8:40 PM
Michael Vick and the Eagles' offense relied on the intermediate passing game Sunday night, and the results were spectacular. Vick completed 21 of 28 passes for 279 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Even though he didn't take many shots downfield, Vick averaged a season-high 9.96 yards per attempt, hitting... Read more

Man Up: Eagles' O-line dominates

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 11:22 AM
The Eagles' offensive line looked like it knew exactly what it was doing Sunday night against Dallas. That may not sound like much, but it is. Because the five guys who took the field had not played a single snap together previously. Danny Watkins did not start until Week 5, and when he finally got... Read more
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