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Temple hires Giants assistant as new head coach

Temple hires Giants assistant as new head coach

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 14, 2012
Temple has offered its head coaching job to Giants assistant offensive line coach Matt Rhule, according to OwlScoop.com. He was one of two NFL assistants to interview for the job, along with Eagles defensive coordinator (and former Temple safety) Todd B…
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  • With a cleared Vick, Reid says he’ll “stick with Nick”

    With a cleared Vick, Reid says he’ll “stick with Nick”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 14, 2012
    It wasn’t an inspiring performance, but in these white-flag days in Philadelphia, it was enough. After last night’s 34-13 loss to the Bengals, and after Michael Vick was cleared from his concussion, Eagles coach Andy Reid said he was going to continue
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  • Inside the Eagles: Eagles' Bryce Brown again has a disastrous f…

    Inside the Eagles: Eagles' Bryce Brown again has a disastrous fumble

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    If the Eagles go two-headed monster next season it'll be only a matter of time before Bryce Brown's ball-security issues rear themselves.
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  • Eagles' Riley Cooper capitalizing on opportunity

    Eagles' Riley Cooper capitalizing on opportunity

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    THERE WILL be a new sheriff in NovaCareland in a few weeks, and one of the first things he will do after calling 1-800-MATRESS and putting the framed picture of the wife and kids he will never see on his office credenza, is fill up his coffee mug, grab …
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  • Eagles Notebook: Eagles have change of heart, will pay Patterso…

    Eagles Notebook: Eagles have change of heart, will pay Patterson in full

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    NOBODY KNOWS if three ghosts visited Howie Roseman on Wednesday night, but Thursday morning, the Eagles' general manager called agent Peter Schaffer, looking for a way to fix the problems created when the Eagles placed Patterson on the nonfootball injur…
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  • Maclin's turnover just the first of many

    Maclin's turnover just the first of many

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    Here are some observations and ruminations about Thursday night's Eagles-Bengals game: It couldn't last. A week after the Eagles offense did not commit a turnover for the first time in six weeks, Jeremy Maclin fumbled on the second play from scrimmage.
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  • Eagles QB Michael Vick gets clearance to return

    Eagles QB Michael Vick gets clearance to return

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Eagles said Thursday that Michael Vick has been cleared by an independent neurologist to play again.
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  • Plenty To Learn From

    Plenty To Learn From

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    The 49ers squandered a 31-3 lead, but beat the Patriots 41-34. Winning in this fashion could prove quite valuable in the weeks ahead for San Francisco, says Chris Burke.
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  • Hard to blame Nick for this sloppy mess

    Hard to blame Nick for this sloppy mess

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    THE EVIDENCE is mounting, but proof remains a nebulous thing. Nick Foles progressed Thursday night. In the Bengals' 34-13 rout mottled by five turnovers and a blocked punt, there were reasons to like the Eagles' third-round rookie a little bit more.
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  • Eagles fumble away game against Bengals

    Eagles fumble away game against Bengals

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    GONNA LEAD off with the final score here. Rarely do that, generally figure you either were at the game or were watching on TV, but there's a real good chance you'd found other stuff to do by 11:45 p.m. Thursday, when the curtain mercifully rang down on …
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  • Eagles waste early comeback against Bengals with turnover-fille…

    Eagles waste early comeback against Bengals with turnover-filled second half

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 14, 2012
    It was the play that perhaps best typified the Philadelphia Eagles' season, though there were many more to come. With 9:59 left in the first quarter of the Cincinnati Bengals' 34-13 thumping of Andy Reid's team, Eagles punter Mat McBriar set to punt fro…
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  • Improving Eagles defense gets no help from offense

    Improving Eagles defense gets no help from offense

    philly.com Dec 14, 2012
    As the Eagles head toward the offseason, trying to figure out what went wrong with them and what is still right with them, there is no equation more difficult to solve than the defense.
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