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profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 4, 2012Eagles left tackle Jason Peters ruptured his Achilles tendon in March, had it surgically repaired, and then ruptured it again in May. Describing his offseason like that, you might think that it goes without saying that Peters won’t play until the 2013 sUpvote Share TweetIt appears as though Demetress Bell, who was signed in the summer to replace the injured Jason Peters but lost his job in training camp to King Dunlap, is going to be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting left tackle again Sunday and possibly for the forese…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 4, 2012Browns running back Trent Richardson has watched the film of the Giants’ loss to the Eagles, and he liked what he saw. Richardson told New York reporters that after seeing the Giants’ defense give up 191 rushing yards against Philadelphia, he’s confUpvote Share Tweet
Film review: Will Beatty handled Trent ColeESPN.com Updated Oct 4, 2012I have attempted another "all-22" breakdown using the NFL Game Rewind app, and this time I went through Sunday night's game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles with a specific focus on the left tackles. I will have a post u…Upvote Share Tweet
LeSean McCoy has taunted tacklers with his own nameyahoo.com Updated Oct 4, 2012All right, this is fairly awesome: over the weekend, word began spreading that Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has used a clever catchphrase as he's juked would-be tacklers: his own last name. Andrew Taglianetti, a senior at Pittsburgh and…Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Numbers on RG3ESPN.com Updated Oct 4, 2012Good Thursday morning to you all here in the NFC East. We are gearing up for a weekend of three games that will teach us whether the Eagles are over their turnover problem, whether the Giants can handle their injury problem and whether the Redskins are …Upvote Share Tweet
Rich Hofmann: Eagles need to convert red-zone trips into touchdownsYOU KNOW what the good teams in the NFL do? They win games while they're still figuring things out. It is what the Eagles are doing so far in 2012.Upvote Share Tweet
Will Eagles' McCoy embarrass Steelers defense?PITTSBURGH - Where has the Pittsburgh Steelers' vaunted run defense gone? Just two years ago, no team stopped the run the way the Steelers did. Actually, only one had done better since the NFL went to a 16-game schedule in 1978.Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Sheridan: DeMeco Ryans brings heart to improving Eagles defenseThe Pittsburgh Steelers won't just be getting a couple of key players back from injury Sunday. They'll be getting their defensive mystique back.Upvote Share TweetEven though he missed nearly half the game, cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was targeted seven times by the Giants' Eli Manning on Sunday night, the most passes that have come his way since he joined the Eagles.Upvote Share Tweet
Moten hopes to bring nasty attitude to Eagles' special teamsADRIAN MOTEN appeared in only two games with the Seattle Seahawks last season, but picked up an important motto while making a living on special teams: "Not my man."Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles will be going after Big BenMAYBE SACKS aren't quite the Holy Grail, after all. The Eagles didn't have any Sunday night against the Giants. They still shut down one of the NFL's top offenses. Eli Manning flung a few passes to the benches at the very last second, which meant plays …Upvote Share Tweet
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The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickOct 4A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...