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Archive: August, 2010

Video: Will Vick's role affect Kolb's rhythm?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 5:14 PM
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was asked totay how Michael Vick's role with the first team could affect Kevin Kolb's rhythm. "I don’t concern myself with that," Mornhinweg said. "In a league game, our players have that mentality that we don’t care who scores... Read more

Do Eagles have NFL's toughest schedule?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 5:08 PM
Interesting item I stumbled upon from ESPN.com's sports gambling blogger Chad Millman about strength of schedule. Millman talked to a Vegas wiseguy who goes by the (tremendous) name of 'Teddy Covers' about the conventional way strength of schedule is generally calculated. You know how it happens.... Read more

Practice notes: Graham inside; rookies slow down

Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 11:16 AM
Observations from Tuesday morning's practice: * It's pretty clear to me that no matter how much we think we have figured out in terms of the roster and roles, a lot can change between now and Week 1 against the Packers. Just this morning, Sean McDermott tried out a different package with the first-team... Read more

Video: Hit leaves Eli with bloodied forehead

Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 7:00 AM
The Giants received a scare Monday night when Eli Manning was crushed in the team's preseason game against the Jets. The video of the devastating hit is embedded below. Not great quality, but you can get the gist of it. Manning and running back Brandon Jacobs appeared to have a miscommunication,... Read more

Video: McDermott talks changes on D

Monday, August 16, 2010, 3:15 PM
Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott talked today about changes on defense from a year ago. Here is the daily video report from Lehigh. Read more

WR battle continues for Eagles

Monday, August 16, 2010, 12:38 PM
The practices are winding down at Lehigh, as the Eagles will pack up Wednesday and head back to Philadelphia to prepare for Friday night's preseason game against the Bengals. But the pads were on this morning, and there was a live hitting period. Here are my observations: * The wide receiver battle... Read more

Man Up: McCoy stands out on offense

Monday, August 16, 2010, 8:00 AM
I went through the defense in Saturday's post. Here's a rundown of the offensive players. I have notes on all of the starters and several of the backups, but I did not do every player. For the MTC newbies, Man Up is a weekly feature I do all season after re-watching the games. Kevin Kolb - I wrote... Read more

Live Eagles chat with Sheil Kapadia

Monday, August 16, 2010, 3:45 AM
Join Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for a live chat from Eagles training camp at 1 p.m. today. Read more

Deion, Simms on Kolb and McNabb

Sunday, August 15, 2010, 8:44 PM
Deion Sanders thinks Kevin Kolb has the toughest job in the NFL this season. The NFL Network analyst said so during an interview with Tony Bruno and Harry Mayes on 97.5 The Fanatic. "He has the toughest job in the NFL this year because, for one, he's replacing McNabb," Sanders said. "You... Read more

Closer look at Kolb's performance

Sunday, August 15, 2010, 12:49 PM
I took some time to re-watch Kevin Kolb's performance Friday night against the Jaguars. Kolb completed six of 11 passes for 95 yards. Here are my notes on each of his throws: Pass 1: The Eagles lined up with two running backs, two receivers and a tight end. LeSean McCoy motioned out wide to the right... Read more
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