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Archive: September, 2008

Second quarter: Eagles-Rams

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 1:45 PM
Refresh your browser for updates. First quarter observations How they scored Eagles 21, Rams 0 -- Donovan McNabb found Hank Baskett wide open for a 90-yard touchdown with 47 seconds left in the second quarter. The Eagles ran the ball on first and second down with 1:39 left in the first half, but then... Read more

First quarter: Eagles-Rams

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 1:00 PM
Refresh your browser for updates. How they scored Eagles 14, Rams 0 -- Donovan McNabb connected with L.J. Smith for a 5-yard touchdown with 1:53 left in the first quarter. The Eagles went 82 yards on 11 plays in 5:28. Two possessions, two touchdowns for the offense. Eagles 7, Rams 0 --Donovan McNabb... Read more

Game blog: Eagles-Rams

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 10:48 AM
We are less than three hours from kickoff. As I mentioned earlier this week, I'll be blogging off TV during today's Eagles-Rams opener. Feel free to chime in with your thoughts before, during and after the game. To get you ready, philly.com is your place for everything Eagles. Here's what we've got... Read more

NFL pick 'em contests

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 2:19 PM
Here are my Week 1 picks from earlier today. But just wanted to let you know you can join our philly.com pick 'em contests. For the general NFL pick 'em contest, click here. For the Eagles pick 'em contest, click here. Read more

Week 1 picks

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 10:41 AM
We got off to a rough start with the Thursday night game, but here are the rest of the picks... Note: Lines used are from sportsbook.com. Bengals at Ravens What an odd offseason for Cincinnati. Chad Ocho Cinco did everything in his power to get traded after the Bengals' 7-9 season. Cincinnati didn't... Read more

10 observations: Giants 16, Redskins 7

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 10:44 PM
Here are 10 observations from tonight's NFL opener: 1. Text from friend and Moving the Chains reader Joe Monte at 8 p.m.: Nice pick with the 'Skins. Are you the new Mr. Z? So I'm 0-1 on the season, but there's still a long way to go. Look for the rest of my picks on Friday. 2. Anyone else notice... Read more

Ocho Cinco becomes official

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 5:39 PM
As you've probably heard by now, Chad Johnson has officially changed his name to Chad Ocho Cinco. Don't believe me? Check out the photos above. They're screenshots taken from espn.com and the Bengals' official Web site. Read more

Giants-Redskins pick

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 2:15 PM
The night has come. Hopefully your fantasy football lineups are set and you've sent in your pick for the suicide pool because the NFL season kicks off in a matter of hours when the Redskins take on the Giants. I'll be picking every game with the spread (we'll use sportsbook.com's lines) this season... Read more

Eagles links: Breakout seasons for Gaither, Celek?

Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 9:46 AM
Every week, I will be delivering various football links that mention the Eagles from around the Internet. While philly.com's Eagles section has your best local coverage, along with blogs Eagletarian and Birds' Eye View, these will be links you may have missed. Jeremy Green of Scouts, Inc. predicts a... Read more

Ex-Eagles find homes

Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 6:01 PM
During the season, I'll take a weekly look at how former Eagles are performing with their new teams. As a preseason version of that feature, here are some short notes on ex-Birds who have popped up on other teams. The Eagles traded for reserve fullback Luke Lawton in an offseason deal with the Colts... Read more
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