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Archive: December, 2008

Reid's post-game comments

Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 12:16 AM
Here's what Andy Reid had to say after the Eagles' 30-10 win over the Browns. As usual, these are not direct quotes since I wanted to get the post up ASAP... Opening statement Reid says every win is a good win. They have some things to work on, particularly in the red zone. They've been doing pretty... Read more

Stu Scott makes mandatory Santa Claus reference

Monday, December 15, 2008, 10:35 AM
It wouldn't be an Eagles national TV game without someone on ESPN making a reference to the fans, Santa Claus, snowballs or booing. Here's the quote, which has been used in some form about 98 percent of the time the Birds have ever been mentioned by someone from the national media: "SportsCenter’s... Read more

T.O. blames ESPN's Werder

Monday, December 15, 2008, 12:28 AM
UPDATED (12:20 a.m.) Here are some quotes from Terrell Owens' post-game press conference: Did ESPN take it too far with its reporting last week? "No... well yeah. I think Ed Werder did. I don't know where he got his information, but it was a lie. It's unfair. I had to deal with this all week... Read more

More bad news than good for Eagles

Sunday, December 14, 2008, 4:40 PM
As the Eagles prepare for Monday night's game against the Browns, they got some good news and some bad news from other teams contending for an NFC wild card spot Sunday afternoon. The good news first. The Redskins appear to be falling apart. After Clinton Portis and Jim Zorn went at it during the week... Read more

Week 15 NFL picks

Sunday, December 14, 2008, 9:38 AM
Last week: 9-7 Overall: 108-88-4 An abbreviated version of picks this week. Before we get to them, some random thoughts on Week 16. I know some of you care, and some of you care less, so here's the latest on the T.O.-Witten-Romo saga in Dallas. Owens and Witten reportedly exchanged words before having... Read more

T.O. responds to jealousy claim

Friday, December 12, 2008, 10:26 AM
Yesterday, we wrote about ESPN.com and other outlets reporting about a possible rift with the Cowboys stemming from Terrell Owens' jealousy of the relationship between Tony Romo and Jason Witten. In today's Dallas Morning News, T.O. responded. "I'm not jealous of Witten," Owens told Calvin... Read more

Saints-Bears ref clarifies tie rule before OT

Thursday, December 11, 2008, 11:38 PM
Sitting here watching overtime of the Saints-Bears game, and the ref's explanation before the coin toss caught my attention. After going over the normal overtime rules, here's what official Mike Carey had to say: "If there is no winner after the first period, the game will end in a tie." I... Read more

Rift between Romo and Owens?

Thursday, December 11, 2008, 6:18 PM
ESPN.com's Ed Werder reports that a conflict is emerging within the Dallas Cowboys because Terrell Owens is jealous of Tony Romo's relationship with Jason Witten. According to Werder, Owens believers Romo and Witten -- close friends -- meet privately to devise gameplans without including Owens. As a... Read more

T.O. goes after Emmitt, Keyshawn

Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 10:37 PM
While talking to reporters Wednesday, Terrell Owens took exception to recent comments made by ESPN analysts and former Cowboys Emmitt Smith and Keyshawn Johnson. "Those two need their own show - Dumb and Dumber," Owens said, according to Tim MacMahon of The Dallas Morning News. According... Read more

Portis goes off on Zorn

Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 11:16 AM
Meant to post on this last night, but cold medicines knocked me out. Sorry for the delay. Redskins running back Clinton Portis went off on head coach Jim Zorn during a radio interview with John Thompson and ex-Eagle Brian Mitchell on ESPN 980. If you haven't been following the story, Portis was benched... Read more
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