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Archive: February, 2009

Boldin not expecting return to Ariz.

Friday, February 6, 2009, 1:37 PM
As it turns out, blogging in the offseason provides even more material than the actual games. What do I mean? Yesterday we discussed comments made by T.J. Houshmandzadeh during an ESPN 950 interview. And today, it is Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that his chances... Read more

Dawkins: No need for McNabb to change

Friday, February 6, 2009, 8:52 AM
In an interview at the Pro Bowl with NFL Network, Brian Dawkins came out and said what anyone who's watched Donovan McNabb over the years knows: he's a better player when he thinks everyone's against him. "Donovan is just Donovan. I don't want him to change," Dawkins said. "I want him... Read more

T.J. hasn't heard from Bengals

Thursday, February 5, 2009, 8:20 PM
Wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh said he hasn't yet heard from the Bengals about a contract, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. “I really don’t know. I can’t speak for them but I haven’t heard from them which would lead me to assume that I’m out of there,” Houshmandzadeh... Read more

Houshmandzadeh intrigued by Eagles?

Thursday, February 5, 2009, 9:41 AM
Pending free agent wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh had some interesting things to say about the Eagles yesterday during an interview with Mike Missanelli on ESPN 950. Houshmandzadeh, considered the top free-agent receiver on the market, said he could potentially be interested in playing in Philadelphia... Read more

Trotter slams McNabb

Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 12:00 PM
John Gonzalez wrote a column in this morning's Inquirer about comments Donovan McNabb made last week on WIP. McNabb's ex-teammate Jeremiah Trotter was a guest on The Morning Show today and ripped into McNabb, saying the Eagles quarterback has never taken the blame when the team comes up short. Trotter... Read more

Cowboys rapper, NFC East notes

Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 6:10 PM
It's officially the offseason here at MTC, but that doesn't mean less coverage. The purpose of the blog is to write about the NFL 365 days a year and that's what we're going to do. Today I wanted to take a look at what's been going on with the other NFC East teams since their seasons ended. Tomorrow... Read more

Eagles trail Giants among 2010 NFC favorites

Monday, February 2, 2009, 11:17 PM
With Super Bowl XLIII in the books, it's time to look ahead to next season. So who are the favorites to represent the NFC in the 2010 Super Bowl? According to sportsbook.com, that would be the Giants at +450. Right behind them are the Eagles, Cowboys and Panthers at +500. What about the Cardinals?... Read more

Porn clip interrupts Super Bowl broadcast

Monday, February 2, 2009, 11:54 AM
Last week, I live blogged the Wing Bowl while sitting in a booth at the Wachovia Center with the "Pink Vodka Girls." This week, I am writing about a porn clip interrupting the Super Bowl broadcast for some viewers in Arizona. I'm not sure when we took this turn here on Moving the Chains,... Read more

10 Super Bowl observations

Monday, February 2, 2009, 12:31 AM
Here are my 10 observations from the Steelers' 27-23 win over the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII: 1. I'll be honest. I really wasn't excited about this Super Bowl. As I explained earlier, the Super Bowl isn't really for football fans. It's for everyone else -- people who like Super Bowl parties, betting... Read more

Super Bowl pick and prop bets

Sunday, February 1, 2009, 12:25 PM
I've delayed my Super Bowl pick as long as possible but it's finally time to make a selection. I should make it clear though. I can't stand the Super Bowl. I hate Super Bowl parties. I hate the commercials. I hate the hoopla. I hate the two-week buildup. And I hate bean dip. Ok, that's a lie. I like... Read more
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