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Outside the Game: DeSean Jackson is moving quickly toward a rap careeryahoo.com Oct 2, 2012Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson grew up in and around Compton, Calif., when that area was the rap capital of the world. Though he went a different way with what has been a highly productive football career, Jackson hasn't forgotten his …Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday cut linebacker Brian Rolle, who started 13 games last season, and signed linebacker Adrian Moten, whom the team had let go in the preseason.Share TweetIT'S INTERESTING how things change from season to season in the NFL. A year ago on this date, the Eagles lost, 24-23, to the San Francisco 49ers to drop their record to 1-3.Share TweetGIANTS COACH Tom Coughlin sounded a bit like Andy Reid following a loss. The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach said he made several poor decisions leading up to Lawrence Tynes missing a game-winning, 54-yard field goal in the Giants' 19-17 loss to the E…Share Tweet
Phil Sheridan: For the Eagles, it's not pretty but it's still 3-1It doesn't work either way, really. A year ago, to hear them tell it, the Eagles were a good team that very easily could have been 4-1. Their actual record might have been 1-4, but that was misleading.Share Tweet
To blitz or not to blitz? Eagles have foes questioningAfter three games in which Michael Vick was blitzed endlessly to great success, Andy Reid was asked last week if he should expect a steady stream of blitzing from opposing defenses. The Eagles coach gave the obvious answer based on his quarterback's 39 …Share Tweet
Eagles Notes: King Dunlap expected to return to Eagles practice WednesdayLeft tackle King Dunlap is expected to return to practice on Wednesday. Demetress Bell has filled in for Dunlap the last two weeks with uneven results while Dunlap recovered from a hamstring injury. Dunlap beat Bell for the job out of training camp.Share Tweet
Inside the Eagles: Ball control worked against the Giants as balanced attackAfter the Eagles offense faltered for most of its first four drives, Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg dialed up a ball-control game plan that balanced the play calling and had their receivers run shorter routes to offset an offensive line that wasn't givi…Share Tweet
Eagles-Giants: Extra PointOK, WE'VE BEEN kvetching for 3 weeks about Eagles turnovers in the red zone. So this is really a picked nit. But, in making sure Michael Vick didn't throw a killer interception Sunday night, did the Eagles get too conservative down near the Giants' goal…Share Tweet
Les Bowen: Further review: Eagles' defense even better than it seemsThis time last year, the Eagles were three games into a four-game losing streak that messed up their season. Not one of those four losses would have been won by a 19-point offensive effort, such as the Birds posted in their Sunday-night victory over the…Share TweetTHE PLAY: Giants receiver Ramses Barden is called for offensive pass interference after grabbing Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha - who had inside position - on the right shoulder, then the face mask, followed by the left shoulder, the top of the helme…Share Tweet