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Archive: August, 2010

Man Up: Examining the O-line struggles

Sunday, August 22, 2010, 11:47 AM
Here's a player-by-player look at the Eagles' offensive performance against the Bengals. I went through the first three quarters and have write-ups on every member of the first team, plus many of the second teamers. Kevin Kolb - I detailed his performance in Saturday's post. Overall, though, I thought... Read more

Ex-Eagle Kevin Turner fighting for his life

Saturday, August 21, 2010, 1:15 PM
Ex-Eagles fullback Kevin Turner has been diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Turner, 41, spent five seasons with the Birds from 1995-1999. "The first doctor said she thought I had 12-15 years," Turn­er told the Montgomery Advertiser in his home state of Alabama. "Then... Read more

Evaluating Kolb's performance

Saturday, August 21, 2010, 8:00 AM
Kevin Kolb went 11-for-17 for 126 yards against the Bengals. For the second straight game, he failed to throw a touchdown, but also avoided throwing an interception. Through two preseason games, Kolb is 17-for-28 for 221 yards. I took a look back at all 17 of his throws against Cincinnati, and once... Read more

Offense struggles in Eagles' loss

Friday, August 20, 2010, 11:18 PM
The holes in the Eagles' offensive line were evident Friday night as the Birds fell to the Bengals, 22-9, in Cincinnati. With Todd Herremans, Nick Cole and Jamaal Jackson sidelined, the first-team offense failed to get the ball in the end zone in the first half. The first team didn't score a touchdown... Read more

8 p.m.: Live Eagles-Bengals chat

Friday, August 20, 2010, 3:40 PM
Join me for a live chat when the Eagles take on the Bengals in their second preseason game Friday night. The action starts at 8 p.m. You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. And download the 2010 MTC app from the ITunes store. Read more

Giants sign Shawn Andrews

Friday, August 20, 2010, 9:01 AM
The Big Kid is back. The Giants announced today that they have signed former Eagles offensive lineman Shawn Andrews. The Birds cut ties with Andrews back in March after he struggled to rehab from back injuries and battled depression. He has not played in an NFL game since 2008, when he was sidelined... Read more

Eagles who have something to gain

Friday, August 20, 2010, 8:39 AM
Here are six players with something to gain tonight against the Bengals. As always, I'll be live chatting during the game so be sure to join me. Chad Hall, WR - He had a 22-yard carry and a 57-yard catch in the first game against the Jaguars. Hall was also the Eagles' primary return man, returning... Read more

Six factors affecting the Eagles' roster

Thursday, August 19, 2010, 10:20 AM
After returning home Wednesday, I took a few moments to look at the Eagles' current roster. The Birds don't have to get down to 75 players until August 31 (after the third preseason game against the Chiefs). They have to get down to 53 by September 4 (the Saturday of Labor Day weekend). The way... Read more

Eagles camp: Winners and losers

Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 11:04 AM
At around 9:30 a.m. this morning, Eagles players ran off the practice field, ending their time at Lehigh for the summer of 2010. DeSean Jackson led the way, flashing a peace sign at cameras, and saying "Bye-bye Lehigh. See ya, wouldn't wanna be ya." "I'm going, going, back, back to... Read more

National media on Kolb

Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 8:23 AM
Back on July 25, I made seven camp predictions. I hit on some, and I missed on others. More on all of them later today after camp closes. But here's what I wrote about Kevin Kolb: I think that when the national reporters stop by, most will write similarly-themed articles about the 2010 Eagles. They... Read more
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