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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…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Dec 14, 2012It 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 continueUpvote Share Tweet
Inside the Eagles: Eagles' Bryce Brown again has a disastrous fumbleIf 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' Riley Cooper capitalizing on opportunityTHERE 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 …Upvote Share TweetNOBODY 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Maclin's turnover just the first of manyHere 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.Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles said Thursday that Michael Vick has been cleared by an independent neurologist to play again.Upvote Share Tweet
Plenty To Learn FromCNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Hard to blame Nick for this sloppy messTHE 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles fumble away game against BengalsGONNA 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 …Upvote Share TweetIt 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Improving Eagles defense gets no help from offenseAs 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Ravens hope change in offensive plan yields playoff benefitsDec 14Sometimes, good coaches and good players don't agree, and they get at cross-purposes, and the players stop listening to the coaches, and a boss has to see that, and the boss has to say it's time for a change -- even at an incredibly inopportune time, as…
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