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More Eagles links: Season predictions

Thursday, August 28, 2008, 5:49 PM
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. Here are links from earlier today in case... Read more

Eagles links: McNabb gets SI cover

Thursday, August 28, 2008, 9:26 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. With the amount of season preview material... Read more

Top NFL teams since 2003

Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 2:50 PM
This is a list I compiled at my previous stop, but I thought it'd be of interest to the readers here. I took a look at how teams have performed in the past five years, since 2003. The list is based on regular-season records, but I included playoff results because, obviously, that's what ends up mattering... Read more

Steelers cut Bloom; Strahan to return?

Monday, August 25, 2008, 3:55 PM
Some odds and ends from this Monday afternoon... The Pittsburgh Steelers have cut return man Jeremy Bloom. Bloom, of course, was a fifth-round draft pick of the Eagles back in 2006. He's still never played a regular-season down in the NFL after spending 2006 on injured reserve and getting cut by the... Read more

Cowboys fans dreaming of Boldin too

Friday, August 22, 2008, 4:32 PM
Every time a rumor has surfaced this offseason about the Eagles acquiring a big-time wide receiver, a similar rumor has surfaced in Dallas. The Anquan Boldin situation is the latest example. As The Inquirer's Bob Brookover and the Daily News' Les Bowen have both explained to us, a Boldin-to-Philly deal... Read more

Fantasy WR rankings

Friday, August 22, 2008, 10:32 AM
In case you've missed earlier rankings, here's what we've had: Quarterbacks Running backs (part one) Running backs (part two) And today, the wide receivers: 1. Randy Moss, Patriots It’s impossible not to have him ranked first after Moss scored 23 touchdowns last season. He’s a big-play... Read more

Fantasy RB rankings (part two)

Thursday, August 21, 2008, 8:28 AM
What we've covered so far: Quarterback rankings Running back rankings (part one) Also, don't forget to check out the Daily News' fantasy football preview. Here are the rest of the running backs, Nos. 15-30: 15. Laurence Maroney, Patriots Maroney owners hope he’ll resemble the running back... Read more

Fantasy RB rankings (part one)

Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 9:16 AM
The fantasy quarterbacks rankings got a bit long so I decided to split the running backs into two posts. Here are the top 15. Check back in the next 24 hours for the rest. 1. LaDainian Tomlinson, Chargers Tomlinson’s numbers came down from a monster 2006, but he was still an elite fantasy back... Read more

Eagles links: Boldin update; McNabb an MVP candidate?

Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 8:20 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. Eagles links are coming to you a day... Read more

Fantasy QB rankings

Sunday, August 17, 2008, 11:00 PM
I'll be rolling out my fantasy rankings this week. First up are the quarterbacks. 1. Tom Brady, Patriots Good news: He set an NFL-record by throwing for 50 touchdowns last season, and ran for two more while being intercepted just eight times. Not bad. Brady also led the league with 4,806 yards. He... Read more
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