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Archive: September, 2010

Flashback to DeSean during Notre Dame game

Saturday, September 11, 2010, 6:36 PM
DeSean Jackson doesn't take the field until Sunday afternoon, but many college football fans in the Delaware Valley likely thought of the Birds' dynamic wide receiver for a few minutes on Saturday. During the Notre Dame-Michigan game, Fighting Irish wide receiver TJ Jones caught a pass from quarterback... Read more

15 things you don't know about the Packers

Saturday, September 11, 2010, 11:49 AM
During the season, I usually watch a previous game on the Eagles' opponent and provide observations. But since it's Week 1, I had to go a different route. Below are statistically-based nuggets on the Packers. The Green Bay chapter in the Football Outsiders Almanac helped on several of these. 1.... Read more

Man Up: Previewing the Eagles' defense

Friday, September 10, 2010, 4:02 PM
Here's a player-by-player look at what might be in store for the Eagles' defense this year. DEFENSIVE LINE Trent Cole - He stands out pretty much every week as the best player on the Eagles' defense. Prediction: He will set a new career high in sacks, breaking the mark of 12.5 that he tied last season... Read more

The Eagles' youth

Friday, September 10, 2010, 9:40 AM
Jimmy K. over at Bleeding Green Nation passed along a spreadsheet earlier this week that compared the ages of players on each of the NFC East teams. The Eagles are the youngest team in the division with an average age of 25 years, 11 months and 30 days. The Cowboys are second at 26 years, 8 months... Read more

Man Up: Previewing the Eagles' offense

Thursday, September 9, 2010, 2:29 PM
In a special edition of Man Up, here's a player-by-player look at what might be in store for the Eagles' offense this year. I'll break down the defense on Friday. QUARTERBACKS Kevin Kolb - All eyes are on him in Year 1 of the post-Donovan McNabb era. Kolb will likely have games when he looks like... Read more

Kolb on Rodgers comparison

Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 8:01 PM
Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb talked Wednesday about the comparisons being made between him and Packers starter Aaron Rodgers. Here's today's video report. 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

SI: Eagles not a playoff team

Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 3:03 PM
The preseason predictions continue to trickle in, and many of the national experts seem to be in agreement that the Eagles will take a step back in 2010 and miss out on the playoffs. SI.com has a panel of eight NFL writers/editors making preseason predictions, and not one of them thinks the Eagles... Read more

Public betting against Eagles

Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 9:48 AM
Sportsbook.com has the Eagles as 3-point underdogs for Sunday's matchup against the Packers at the Linc. And the public loves Green Bay. According to sportsbook.com's betting trends section, 98 percent of the action is on the Packers to cover. The public is also expecting a shootout. The over/under... Read more

What Vegas thinks of Kolb

Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 4:59 PM
I received an e-mail from the people over at Bodog.com with a bunch of wagering information for the 2010 Eagles. I'll get to a bunch of it on Wednesday, but the numbers I found most interesting were their over/unders for Kevin Kolb. Let's start with touchdown throws. They have set the over/under... Read more

Eagles drafting and the current roster

Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 10:48 AM
The Eagles selected 13 players in April's draft. More than four months later, 10 of those rookies have made the team's 53-man roster. Two (Brandon Graham and Nate Allen) will be counted on to start. And at least a few others (Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, Riley Cooper and Clay Harbor) figure to see the field... Read more
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