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Archive: December, 2010

DeSean, LeSean lift Eagles to win

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 11:42 PM
It wasn't the prettiest performance, but when the final knee had been taken at Cowboys Stadium, the Eagles had improved to 9-4 with a 30-27 victory over Dallas. DeSean Jackson and LeSean McCoy both had career nights as the Birds moved to 3-1 against the NFC East. Jackson got it done early with a... Read more

Making sense of the Eagles' inactives

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 7:14 PM
Eagles coaches chose youth over experience as they filled out their gameday roster against the Cowboys. Veteran linebacker Omar Gaither is inactive for the second time all season. Gaither has had primarily a special teams role. By my count, he has not taken a defensive snap since Week 2 when he was... Read more

Eagles playoff implications from Sunday

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 4:38 PM
The NFC playoff picture either got clearer or more confusing Sunday afternoon, depending on how you want to look at it. But overall, the results went about just as well as the Eagles could have hoped as they prepared for their Sunday night matchup against the Cowboys. Two losses figure to help the... Read more

Reid for Coach of the Year?

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 9:00 AM
Michael Vick's name has been in the league-wide MVP conversation for much of the season. And now, one national writer is making the case for Andy Reid as the league's top coach. Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports lists his top candidates for NFL Coach of the Year, and he has Reid at No. 1: In a business... Read more

Giants to play Monday in Detroit

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 7:05 PM
The Giants will host the Eagles coming off a short week next Sunday. The league announced that the Giants will travel to Detroit to take on the Vikings on Monday night at 7:20 p.m. EST. The game will be televised only in the New York and Minnesota markets. A blizzard in the midwest prevented the... Read more

Live Chat: Eagles vs. Cowboys

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 12:45 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia as he provides updates and analysis on the Eagles-Cowboys Sunday night game, scheduled to start at 8:20 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Download our NEW iPhone/Android... Read more

What they're saying: Picking Eagles-Cowboys

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 8:06 AM
Here's the roundup of who's picking the Eagles in their Sunday night matchup against the Cowboys. SI.com's Peter King likes the Birds, 31-27: It's all about the quarterback here ... but could that quarterback be Jon Kitna? Since Jason Garrett took over, Jon Kitna's a 68-percent passer, with seven... Read more

Four downs: Vick's future with the Eagles

Friday, December 10, 2010, 10:38 AM
As Michael Vick and the Eagles prepare to take on the Cowboys Sunday night, the question of what the franchise will do at quarterback in 2011 and beyond continues to be a hot topic. In the past couple of weeks, I've posted three videos about Vick and his future with the Eagles: Part 1: The right... Read more

Video: Will Eagles rookies hit the wall?

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 4:20 PM
VIDEO: The Eagles have counted on Brandon Graham and Nate Allen to be on the field a lot through 12 games. But will the two rookies wear down the stretch in their first NFL seasons? I caught up with them before Thursday's Eagles practice. Here's the report. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 10:24 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: SI.com's Don Banks has the Eagles ninth in his power rankings: The Eagles haven't had a losing streak yet this season, following their first three losses with at least two wins each, and they'll be trying to go four... Read more
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