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Archive: September, 2010

T.O.: Eagles fans are 'wishy-washy'

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 5:57 PM
Luckily, in 72 hours, we can stop discussing whether Donovan McNabb is going to get cheered or booed when he returns to Philadelphia. But until then, everyone's going to chime in with what they think, including Terrell Owens. When asked by his sidekick, Chad Ochocinco about what the fan reaction... Read more

Vick's performance: 'Inefficient and erratic'

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 10:24 AM
Not everyone is impressed with the way Michael Vick has performed in two and a half games this season. Friend of the blog Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders writes that Vick has simply benefited from facing two of the league's worst pass defenses in Jacksonville and Detroit. If Vick's improved as... Read more

Video: Eagles prep for McNabb

Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 5:23 PM
Video: What is the feeling in the Eagles' locker room about the return of Donovan Mcnabb? Here's a report from the NovaCare Complex. 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

Man Up: Peters, Wells and the O-line

Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 10:47 AM
Here's the weekly player-by-player look at how the Eagles' offense performed Sunday against the Jaguars. Michael Vick- I went over his performance in-depth in yesterday's post. A couple things to mention quickly though. His accuracy on deep balls has been tremendous. And Vick's TD run was very impressive... Read more

What they're saying: Is Vick the league MVP?

Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 6:47 PM
Here's the weekly roundup of of what the national media are saying about the Eagles as they prepare for Donovan McNabb and the Redskins. Since McNabb's return will likely be written about all over the place as the week goes on, I'll do another roundup on Thursday. SI.com's Peter King puts Michael... Read more

Mike check: Evaluating Vick

Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 10:07 AM
Well, I can officially announce that What About Kolb? is dead - for now, at least. The plan was to write an in-depth feature on the Eagles' first-year starter as he led the franchise into the next era. But things don't always go according to plan, so now the feature is Mike Check: Evaluating Vick... Read more

Offense leans on DeSean; Celek's start

Monday, September 27, 2010, 5:41 PM
Back in June, I detailed what specifically made DeSean Jackson's 2009 season so impressive. Earlier today, I took a look at some numbers, mostly because I was curious about the Eagles' pass distribution through three games, compared to last season. What I found was that Jackson's start to 2010 is... Read more

Man Up: Tapp, Laws make difference

Monday, September 27, 2010, 9:46 AM
Here's the player-by-player look at the Eagles' defensive performance in their 28-3 win over the Jaguars on Sunday: Brandon Graham- It was really a great group effort along the defensive line. Many of the six sacks were the result of everyone doing their jobs. For example, Graham rushed untouched... Read more

Eagles' D bounces back vs. Jaguars

Sunday, September 26, 2010, 8:44 PM
Against the Lions and the Packers, Sean McDermott's defense did not reach the goals he set for the team before the season. But in today's win, they held the Jaguars out of the end zone and looked like a different unit than the one that allowed 59 points through the first two games. Here's the weekly... Read more

Vick delivers as Eagles' starter

Sunday, September 26, 2010, 7:22 PM
Andy Reid said he made Michael Vick his starting quarterback beause Vick exceeded all expectations in six quarters of play against the Packers and Lions. This afternoon against the Jaguars, he was even more impressive. Vick threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Eagles beat the Jaguars... Read more
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