• Eagles' run game to be tested in Tampa

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 11, 2013
    THE EAGLES might need for their defense to win one for them Sunday. This is noteworthy, 4 days after the fact, because the Eagles visit the Tampa Bay Bucs this weekend. The Giants made an adjustment up front against one of the Eagles' favorite running plays, and though the Eagles won, thanks to three fourth-quarter Eli Manning interceptions, McCoy finished his day with 46 yards on 20 carries. Pressure him, put him under duress as much as possible," Eagles corner Cary Williams said this week. "We're still trying to build. Most likely, the Birds' quarterback will be Nick Foles, making his seventh NFL start, his first this season, and very much in need of a running game to take the pressure off his passing, against one of the league's top secondaries.
    Source: philly.com
    • Eagles' 'D' needs to win this one

      Tampa Bay's vaunted defense could slow Eagles' offense, so Birds' "D" will have to feast on a rookie QB.
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  • There's an Oregon impact on Eagles defense, too

    It wasn't just the Oregon offense that Chip Kelly brought to the Eagles. While significantly more time has been spent dissecting the up-tempo offense he installed, Kelly's and defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro's influence over the Eagles' defense has …
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