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Inside the Eagles: Eagles receivers love quarterback Nick Foles

Inside the Eagles: Eagles receivers love quarterback Nick Foles

TAMPA, Fla. - If Nick Foles turns out to be as good as Sunday's last-second victory made him out to be, there won't anyone as joyous than the Eagles wide receivers.
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  • Eagles' Brent Celek sidelined with concussion

    Eagles' Brent Celek sidelined with concussion

    TAMPA, Fla. - Brent Celek sustained a concussion on the first play from scrimmage in Sunday's 23-21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Celek was helped off the field after a one-yard catch and returned to the locker room for examination.
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  • Eagles-Buccaneers report card

    Eagles-Buccaneers report card

    philly.com ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Here is Paul Domowitch's report card from the Eagles' loss against the Cowboys.
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  • Eagles’ Jason Avant submits his entry for the best catch of the…

    Eagles’ Jason Avant submits his entry for the best catch of the 2012 season

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    Not much has gone right for the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles. Entering Sunday's action, the Eagles had lost eight straight, last winning a game on Sept. 30, the day before the final win of the 2012 season by the Philadelphia Phillies. Quarterback Michael Vi…
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  • Good day to be an Eagle

    Good day to be an Eagle

    philly.com Dec 9, 2012
    TAMPA, Fla. - The Eagles won a football game on Sunday. Not that long ago, a mere win over an average football team wouldn't have been an occasion for wonderment, but, well, it had been a long two months, and the Eagles also did everything imaginable no…
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  • Nick Foles gets it done in Eagles' dramatic win at Tampa Bay Bu…

    Nick Foles gets it done in Eagles' dramatic win at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    philly.com ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    TAMPA - Nick Foles' 22-yard completion to Jason Avant put the ball at the Buccaneers' 1-yard line with 10 seconds left. The Eagles scrambled to the line of scrimmage, assembled, then spiked the ball to stop the clock with 2 seconds.
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  • Report:  Jones, Ratliff had heated exchange after win over Eagl…

    Report: Jones, Ratliff had heated exchange after win over Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    As the Cowboys wait for nose tackle Jay Ratliff to return from a groin injury, a new report indicates that Ratliff and owner Jerry Jones recently engaged in a locker-room altercation. According to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Ratliff and Jone…
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  • The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 9, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Eagles pull out victory on final play

    Eagles pull out victory on final play

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Eagles had gone eight games without winning entering Sunday’s date with the Buccaneers and they waited until just about all 60 minutes of game number nine had gone by before snapping that lengthy losing streak. Nick Foles hit Jason Avant for 22 yard
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  • Nnamdi Asomugha helped off the field in Tampa

    Nnamdi Asomugha helped off the field in Tampa

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    There hasn’t been much to talk about other than Eagles injuries at this point in their game with the Buccaneers in Tampa. Tight end Brent Celek is finished for the day after suffering a concussion in the first quarter and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha need
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  • Vick is fine, official status for Thursday not known

    Vick is fine, official status for Thursday not known

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Eagles play two games in the next five days.  On Sunday, they’re in Tampa.  On Thursday night, they’ll host the Bengals - possibly still on a losing streak so long that the Phillies have won more recently. For the home game against Cincinnati,
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  • Questions Eagles must ask before hiring Oregon coach Chip Kelly

    Questions Eagles must ask before hiring Oregon coach Chip Kelly

    philly.com Dec 9, 2012
    Get used to the name - Chip Kelly. Three syllables in all. Chip Kel-ly rolls off the tongue, just like An-dy Reid.
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  • Steelers O-line coach heading to UTEP

    Steelers O-line coach heading to UTEP

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012
    Despite the efforts of Eagles coach Andy Reid to promote his former offensive line coach Juan Castillo for the head coaching job at the University of Texas-El Paso, the current offensive line coach for the other NFL team in Pennsylvania has reportedly g…
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  • Another indignity for Eagles: Buccaneers to mark anniversary of…

    Another indignity for Eagles: Buccaneers to mark anniversary of Super Bowl title

    philly.com Dec 9, 2012
    As if enough insult had not been ladled over the injury of this Eagles season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will add their own dollop on Sunday when they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their lone Super Bowl championship season.
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  • Things for Eagles to ponder if they consider a college head coa…

    Things for Eagles to ponder if they consider a college head coach

    philly.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were 3-1 in 2011 before their season unraveled - sound familiar? - and they lost their last 10 games to finish 4-12 in a free fall that prompted a coaching change. The front office began a wide-ranging search that neared complet…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Buccaneers Recap 01:13

    Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Buccaneers Recap

    Dec 9
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Eagles' 23-21 win over the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Eagles postgame press conference 03:21

    Eagles postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Eagles react following game with Buccaneers
  • Video - Eagles Snap Eight-Game Losing Streak 00:39

    Eagles Snap Eight-Game Losing Streak

    Dec 9
    Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes in the Eagles' 23-21 win over the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Eagles vs. Buccaneers highlights 03:16

    Eagles vs. Buccaneers highlights

    Dec 9
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw a 1-yarder to Jeremy Maclin with no time remaining Sunday as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.

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    Dec 9
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