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Archive: December, 2008

Cowboys go down; what does it mean?

Sunday, December 21, 2008, 12:21 AM
At about 11:40 p.m. Eastern time Saturday night, the curtain closed on Texas Stadium to a chorus of boos. The Cowboys entered the game in control of their playoff destiny. After a 33-24 loss to the Ravens, they'll now need to beat the Eagles next weekend and get some help to make the postseason. Before... Read more

Too early for draft talk?

Saturday, December 20, 2008, 11:03 AM
The answer is probably yes. After all, we're in the final two weeks of the NFL season with several playoff spots up for grabs. That being said, college bowl season kicks off today with four games. That means, if you want to get a look at some of the players that will be talked about come March, now... Read more

Who's picking the Eagles?

Saturday, December 20, 2008, 10:13 AM
Time for our weekly look at who's picking the Eagles in tomorrow's 4:15 matchup with the Redskins. And a reminder that, as always, I'll be hosting our live in-game chat during the game. Les Bowen of the Daily News likes the Eagles, 20-13. The Daily News' Paul Domowitch goes with the Birds, 27-13. SI... Read more

Vermeil addresses rumors

Thursday, December 18, 2008, 11:33 PM
Since Carl Peterson resigned earlier this week, rumors have circulated that Dick Vermeil might be interested in returning to the Chiefs in a front-office role. Vermeil today addressed those rumors, talking to Kent Babb of The Kansas City Star. According to the blog post, Vermeil calls reports that... Read more

Week 16 picks; playoff scenarios

Thursday, December 18, 2008, 5:28 PM
We'll combine two posts this week. These are the Week 17 picks, but as we go game-by-game, we'll update playoff scenarios. Last week: 8-6-2 Overall: 116-94-6 Colts at Jaguars For the Colts, it's simple. Win and they're in the postseason for the seventh season in a row. Indy doesn't have a shot at... Read more

What they're saying: Will the Eagles get in?

Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 5:01 PM
This week's links are brought to you by Temple student and intern extraordinaire Andrew Holland. Andrew has been doing a ton of behind-the-scenes work at philly.com, including these photo galleries of Andy Reid and Brian Dawkins throughout the years. Since I was tied up in meetings all day, he took... Read more

Joe Buck to call Eagles-'Skins

Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 9:24 AM
Time for our weekly look at what games will be on TV in the Philadelphia area this weekend. The headliner obviously is Eagles-Redskins, which was moved to a 4:15 p.m. kickoff in Washington. Fox's No. 1 announcing team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will have the call. At 1 p.m. on CBS, most of us will... Read more

Kendra's advice for Andy and Donovan

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 4:30 PM
Normally we here at Moving the Chains like to pride ourselves on being a family-oriented blog. But today, we just couldn't resist. Hank Baskett's fiancee, Kendra Wilkinson from Playboy's Girls Next Door, had some amusing things to say during an interview for the Best Damn Sports Show Podcast before... Read more

McNabb: Why use me as the scapegoat?

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 1:32 AM
Is it just me, or does Donovan McNabb always have more interesting things to say to the national media than he does during his weekly press conferences in Philadelphia? Just as I was wrapping up my 10 observations, I caught McNabb's post-game interview on ESPN's SportsCenter with Stuart Scott, Steve... Read more

10 observations: Eagles-Browns

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 1:07 AM
1. There seems to be some confusion about what it would take for the Eagles to make the playoffs so let me lay it out for you. Currently, three teams stand between the Eagles and one of the two wild card sports -- the Cowboys, the Bucs and the Falcons. If the Birds win out, that means they beat Dallas... Read more
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