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Archive: January, 2010

Gruden, Jaws debate McNabb's future

Sunday, January 31, 2010, 9:30 PM
The debate about whether Donovan McNabb will be the Eagles' starting quarterback in 2010 continued during the Pro Bowl broadcast on ESPN Sunday night. Analysts Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden chimed in with their thoughts as McNabb entered the game in the second quarter. "I know Andy Reid too. You're... Read more

Great questions for McNabb

Sunday, January 31, 2010, 10:52 AM
Damon Weaver is 11 years old. He's interviewed Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Wade. Last week, he got his chance with some NFL players at the Pro Bowl, and the little guy did not disappoint. His interview with Donovan McNabb is embedded below, and if it does not provide at least four laugh-out-loud... Read more

Eagles great Brookshier dies at 78

Saturday, January 30, 2010, 11:57 AM
Former Eagles defensive back Tom Brookshier died Friday night at the age of 78, the team announced today. Brookshier spent seven seasons with the Eagles, starting in 1953 after the Birds drafted him in the 10th round out of Colorado. He earned All-Pro honors twice and was part of the last Eagles... Read more

How much did Kurt Warner kill the Eagles?

Friday, January 29, 2010, 2:51 PM
Ten years from now, when you think back about Kurt Warner and how he performed against the Eagles, two games will come to mind. The one freshest in your memory is last year's NFC championship game in Arizona. Warner faced the Eagles seven times in his NFL career, but that game was by far his most... Read more

Decisions: Leinart, Jackson and Kolb

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 12:24 PM
Three NFC teams have made the playoffs the last two years. And each one faces some kind of decision at quarteback this offseason. The Eagles have not wavered from the idea that Donovan McNabb will be their starter in 2010. The Cardinals face perhaps the most difficult decision of the three, assuming... Read more

Market for Vick; defending McNabb

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 8:13 PM
Sorry we're late to the party today. Several links to pass along today regarding Donovan McNabb, Michael Vick, etc. Let's start with Vick. Sources close to Vick tell Jason La Canfora of NFL.com they anticipate him playing in another city in 2010, and he's focused on being a starter. La Canfora mentions... Read more

How much did injuries affect the Eagles?

Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 1:00 PM
My general feeling on NFL injuries is this: They are part of the game, and every team deals with them. They should not be used as an excuse, except for specific cases. Building depth and finding players to fill in is part of being a successful organization. So the obvious question here is: How much... Read more

Retirement decisions and McNabb

Monday, January 25, 2010, 12:44 PM
Generally speaking, I can't stand stories about retirement decisions. Like many of you, I never click on those headlines and wait until late August to find out who is actually calling it quits. But this offseason, the retirement stories will carry a little more weight to this crowd. Specifically... Read more

10 observations: Saints beat Vikes in wild one

Monday, January 25, 2010, 12:14 AM
The Saints knocked off the Vikings in overtime to earn a spot in the Super Bowl against the Colts. Earlier, we posted our 10 observations from Indy's win over the Jets. 1. With just about 1:06 left, things were looking good for the Vikings. They had just driven 46 yards and were creeping into field-goal... Read more

10 observations: Colts get past Jets

Sunday, January 24, 2010, 6:10 PM
The Colts overcame a 17-6 deficit with 24 unanswered points to beat the Jets, 30-17, in the AFC championship and advance to the Super Bowl. Here are my 10 observations from the game: 1. The game swung on the Colts' final drive of the first half and their first drive of the second half. During those... Read more
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