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Vick seeks extra padding as he attempts return

Vick seeks extra padding as he attempts return

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 27, 2012
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has begun preparing for his potential return, spending Tuesday night being sized for a protective skull cap that he plans to wear under his helmet to safeguard against suffering another concussion.
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  • Eagles should let Reid ride it out

    Eagles should let Reid ride it out

    The Philadelphia Eagles have shifted into full-blown evaluation mode.  So why not evaluate another member of the staff as the interim head coach? With each passing loss, more and more members of the media and fans are pointing out that the time has come…
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  • Eagles Send Two-Time Pro Bowl DE Jason Babin Packing

    Eagles Send Two-Time Pro Bowl DE Jason Babin Packing

    The Eagles have released two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin. “We appreciate everything that Jason has given this team over the last couple of years,” head coach Andy Reid said in a statement. “We wish him all the best as he continues his ca
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  • Source: Cowboys' Austin to play against Eagles

    Source: Cowboys' Austin to play against Eagles

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin is expected to recover from hip and back injuries to play Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.
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  • History doesn't side with Nick Foles

    History doesn't side with Nick Foles

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    I made reference to this in my column off of Monday Night's Philadelphia Eagles loss, but the research bears a fuller post on the matter, so I hope you'll indulge me. The question is how realistic a chance there is that Nick Foles, picked in the third r…
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  • Eagles’ DeSean Jackson, Jason Peters done for 2012 season

    Eagles’ DeSean Jackson, Jason Peters done for 2012 season

    On the morning after the Philadelphia Eagles fell to 3-8 after a 30-22 loss to the visiting Carolina Panthers, head coach Andy Reid painted a grim medical picture, highlighted by the announcement that wide receiver DeSean Jackson would miss the remainde…
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  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach tal…

    Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up; mail

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
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  • Troy Vincent: I’m offended that the Eagles have no desire to wi…

    Troy Vincent: I’m offended that the Eagles have no desire to win

    Troy Vincent is a former player who now serves as the NFL’s V.P. of Player Engagement. That title might suggest that he needs to take the diplomatic approach to discussing current NFL players, but Vincent used harsh terms in an interview about one of hi
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  • With Williams out, 49ers bring Chad Hall in

    With Williams out, 49ers bring Chad Hall in

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    With Kyle Williams out for the year with a torn ACL, the 49ers are looking for cover at receiver and returner. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers are going to sign former Eagles wideout/return man Chad Hall to the practice squad. Tha…
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  • Eagles' Bryce Brown delivers but doesn't take care of package

    Eagles' Bryce Brown delivers but doesn't take care of package

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    RUNNING BACKS as big as Bryce Brown - 6-foot and 225 pounds - aren't supposed to be as fast as Bryce Brown.
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  • Bowles points out blown coverages, puts blame on not-Bowles

    Bowles points out blown coverages, puts blame on not-Bowles

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    Todd Bowles might not be able to fix the Eagles defense, but at least give him credit for accurately analyzing the situation. The Eagles replacement coordinator described last night’s numerous coverage busts as “a messed-up situation,” as succinct a
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  • A few bright spots in Eagles' loss, but mostly a lot of eerily …

    A few bright spots in Eagles' loss, but mostly a lot of eerily quiet uncertainty

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    ABOUT A THIRD of them stayed home, and a bunch more left at halftime, the empty seats making their own statement on a cold November night. A lot of the rest pretty obviously gave the tickets to their kids, as if it were an exhibition game. It is what ha…
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  • Celek laments decline of Eagles

    Celek laments decline of Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Dream Team that became a potential dynasty has now become a potential laughingstock. And tight end Brent Celek knows it. “I’m embarrassed of losing, to be honest,” Celek said after the Eagles’ seventh straight defeat, according to John Gonzale
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  • Cam Newton responding well to adversity

    Cam Newton responding well to adversity

    The Panthers got more from quarterback Cam Newton Monday night, by asking him to do less. That it took until Nov. 26 to figure it out is part of the reason they’re 3-8, and changes are on the way this offseason despite last night’s 30-22 win over the
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  • Eagles' 'D' at a loss

    Eagles' 'D' at a loss

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    DeMECO RYANS put his hands up in the air and grabbed his helmet in disbelief. Safety Kurt Coleman was flabbergasted.
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  • Observations on the Eagles loss to Carolina

    Observations on the Eagles loss to Carolina

    philly.com yahoo.com Nov 27, 2012
    Here are observations and ruminations about Monday's Eagles-Panthers game: The Eagles led at the half, 15-14, but they would have been ahead by two had it not been for Andy Reid's needlessly going for a two-point conversion after Bryce Brown's 65-yard t…
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  • Fumbles foil Bryce Brown's breakout game

    Fumbles foil Bryce Brown's breakout game

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    A rookie showed star potential for the Eagles Monday night, in their 30-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers at Lincoln Financial Field.
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  • Eagles Notebook: Eagles fire senior VP McDermott

    Eagles Notebook: Eagles fire senior VP McDermott

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    TIM McDERMOTT, the Eagles' senior vice president in charge of marketing and broadcasting, was looking forward to seeing his brother Sean on the field Monday night. Instead, McDermott said he was watching the Eagles and Panthers at home, after his abrupt…
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  • DeSean Jackson to have MRI for rib injury

    DeSean Jackson to have MRI for rib injury

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    As if losing their seventh straight game wasn’t painful enough, the Philadelphia Eagles are forced to deal with injuries to wide receiver DeSean Jackson and defensive tackle Fletcher Cox as well. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ja
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  • Bad To Worse: The Eagles' 30-22 loss to the Panthers was more t…

    Bad To Worse: The Eagles' 30-22 loss to the Panthers was more t…

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Eagles' 30-22 loss to the Panthers was more than just a seventh straight loss for Philly. Chris Burke says the frustration surrounding Andy Reid's team finally reached a critical point.
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  • Gruden sounds like TV guy, not coach-in-waiting

    Gruden sounds like TV guy, not coach-in-waiting

    philly.com Nov 27, 2012
    THE CLAMOR for Jon Gruden to succeed Andy Reid as Eagles coach has gone on for years. It is inevitable.
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Eagles' Future 02:38

    NFL Live OT: Eagles' Future

    Nov 27
    NFL Live OT looks at the Philadelphia Eagles and what to expect going forward.
  • Video - Babin Surprised By Release 06:48

    Babin Surprised By Release

    Nov 27
    Jason Babin joins "NFL Live" to discuss getting released by the Eagles, and also talks about Andy Reid, Philadelphia's struggles and his future.
  • Video - Eagles Release Jason Babin 01:47

    Eagles Release Jason Babin

    Nov 27
    John Clayton talks about the release of Eagles DE Jason Babin and looks at other Philadelphia players who could be released.
  • Video - What's next in Philly? 02:57

    What's next in Philly?

    Nov 27
    With the release of DE Jason Babin, the loss of WR DeSean Jackson to injury, and an inexperienced signal caller, what direction is the Philadelphia Eagles franchise going in?

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost b…

    Nov 27
    The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12

    Nov 27
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.