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Andy Reid's decision to fire Jim Washburn was viewed as the Eagles coach owning up to his mistake in hiring the defensive line coach in the first place.
Share TweetThe last time the Redskins hosted a Monday night game, Eagles quarterback Mike Vick had a night for the ages. Now, his career in Philly most likely belongs to the ages. The declaration from coach Andy Reid that rookie Nick Foles will serve as the start…
Eagles sign OL Matt KopaUpdated Dec 3, 2012 Share TweetThe Eagles finalized their 53-man roster by signing offensive lineman Matt Kopa from the Patriots' practice squad.Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid says rookie Nick Foles will be the starting quarterback even when Michael Vick returns from a concussion.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Panthers are playing a lot of big games down the stretch. At least if you’re an NFL draft junkie. While we spend most of our time in December dissecting the teams in the playoff hunt, we’ll also spend some of our time looking at the teams racing tSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetBryce Brown has proven two things in the last two weeks. One, that he can run well enough to be an NFL starter. Two, that LeSean McCoy has nothing to worry about as the Eagles’ starter. Brown has 347 rushing yards and four touchdowns the last two weeks,Share TweetTony Romo was brilliant Sunday night in the Dallas Cowboys' victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. But every quarterback who plays the Eagles these days is basically a mix of Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas and Flash Gordon, and anyway Romo's been good for a wh…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetBeating the Eagles on Sunday night leaves the Cowboys within striking distance of an NFC playoff berth. But at this point, Dallas likely needs to run the table the rest of the way, in addition to getting some help, to make the postseason. And considerin…Source: profootballtalk.com
Pathetic Eagles' defense has no excuseUpdated Dec 3, 2012 Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas - The primary sources of the Eagles' offensive problems are fairly obvious. You can see them with your own eyes, both on the field and on the stat sheet.Share TweetPretty amazing that every team in the other seven NFL divisions finished Week 13 before the NFC East began it. The Cowboys and Eagles gave us an entertaining game Sunday night (though, sadly for Eagles fans, one with a too-familiar result), and ideally …Source: ESPN.comShare TweetIn his commentary segment at halftime of the Cowboys-Eagles game, Bob Costas spoke in favor of stricter gun control in the wake of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide.Source: nytimes.com
Eagles-Cowboys: Up-Down DrillUpdated Dec 3, 2012 Share TweetUp-Down Drill Nick Foles The rookie quarterback had his best game as a starter. Foles stood in early and took a big hit before he connected with Brent Celek. He made smart decisions, and he didn't turn the ball over. The kid may have a future.Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas - Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and center Dallas Reynolds both started Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys despite being listed as questionable.Share TweetHere are some observations and ruminations about Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys game: ARLINGTON, Texas - Bryce Brown's rushing has been a revelation the last two games, but some of the credit for all those yards has to go to the Eagles' offensive line.
Cowboys are just a-patheticUpdated Dec 3, 2012 Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas - After weeks of searching, the Eagles finally found an opponent that cared as little about a football game as them.Share TweetWith every passing game, the end seems to be getting closer and closer for Andy Reid and probably many of the Eagles. Sunday night in Dallas, the team couldn’t stop Tony Romo and the Cowboys, losing again 38-33. Philly had a 27-24 lead when Romo led anSource: eaglesgab.com
Cowboys-Eagles postgame reportDec 3Todd Archer and Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas discuss the Cowboys victory over the Eagles on Sunday night.
Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 13Dec 3Antonio PIerce answers your facebook questions
Eagles Fire Defensive Line CoachDec 3After suffering their eighth straight loss, the Eagles have fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn.
Andy Reid postgame press conferenceDec 3Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid speaks to reporters following his team's 38-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …