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Eagles' Brandon Boykin brushes off Steelers' comments

Eagles' Brandon Boykin brushes off Steelers' comments

philly.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
When opposing offensive quarterbacks seek a cornerback to target, Brandon Boykin is a likely candidate.
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  • Jason Peters thinks he can play this season

    Jason Peters thinks he can play this season

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Eagles 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 s
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  • Film review: Demetress Bell vs. the Giants

    Film review: Demetress Bell vs. the Giants

    ESPN.com philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    It 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…
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  • Trent Richardson: Browns can run on Giants

    Trent Richardson: Browns can run on Giants

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Browns 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 conf
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  • Film review: Will Beatty handled Trent Cole

    Film review: Will Beatty handled Trent Cole

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    I 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…
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  • LeSean McCoy has taunted tacklers with his own name

    LeSean McCoy has taunted tacklers with his own name

    yahoo.com Oct 4, 2012
    All 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…
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  • Breakfast links: Numbers on RG3

    Breakfast links: Numbers on RG3

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    Good 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 …
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  • Rich Hofmann: Eagles need to convert red-zone trips into touchd…

    Rich Hofmann: Eagles need to convert red-zone trips into touchdowns

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    YOU 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.
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  • Will Eagles' McCoy embarrass Steelers defense?

    Will Eagles' McCoy embarrass Steelers defense?

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    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.
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  • Phil Sheridan: DeMeco Ryans brings heart to improving Eagles de…

    Phil Sheridan: DeMeco Ryans brings heart to improving Eagles defense

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Pittsburgh Steelers won't just be getting a couple of key players back from injury Sunday. They'll be getting their defensive mystique back.
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  • Inside the Eagles: Asomugha targeted more by opponents this sea…

    Inside the Eagles: Asomugha targeted more by opponents this season

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    Even 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.
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  • Moten hopes to bring nasty attitude to Eagles' special teams

    Moten hopes to bring nasty attitude to Eagles' special teams

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    ADRIAN 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."
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  • Eagles will be going after Big Ben

    Eagles will be going after Big Ben

    philly.com Oct 4, 2012
    MAYBE 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 …
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  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 03:06

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Steelers 00:30

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Steelers

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Pittsburgh

Sports Columnists

  • After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' first loss ex…

    Oct 4
    After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' flaws, specifically on offense, were exposed.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A 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...