This is the October 8, 2012 news archive. View today's Eagles rumors and news.
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has led the league in fines for helmet-to-helmet hits over the last couple of years. After his first game this year, Harrison said those fines have changed the way he plays. Harrison said that in Sunday’s win over theShare Tweet
Eagles pay the price for fumblesThe Inquirer's Zach Berman recaps Andy Reid's Monday press conference the day after the Eagles fell to the Steelers in Pittsburgh.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has already been ruled out for Thursday night’s game against the Titans after re-aggravating his right calf injury during Sunday’s win over the Eagles. Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed at his press conference today that PolamaShare Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8, 2012With the removal of three wide receivers who received the franchise tag - Dwayne Bowe of the Kansas City Chiefs, Wes Welker of the New England Patriots and DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles - and the Buffalo Bills keeping Steve Johnson off theShare TweetESPN.com Oct 8, 2012Good morning. It's Overreaction Monday, which means a quick check of the box scores tells us the Giants are going back to the Super Bowl, the Redskins are doomed and the Eagles need to fire all the coaches and bench the quarterback. Hey, there's only 12…Share Tweet
Eagles Notebook: Run defense let Birds downPITTSBURGH - One of the reasons the Eagles couldn't upset the Steelers on Sunday was that their normally reliable run defense really faltered in the second half. Pittsburgh, which came into the day last in the NFL in rushing, gained 96 second-half yards…Share Tweet
Eagles stuck without a sack againPITTSBURGH - For the second straight Sunday, the Eagles' vaunted and flaunted pass rush went without a sack. It has been 94 consecutive pass plays - a game-time span of 138:50, dating back to late in the third quarter in Arizona in Week 3 - since the Ea…Share Tweet
Paul Domowitch: Big Ben hits Eagles D when it countsPITTSBURGH - For the fourth time in 5 weeks, it came down to Juan Castillo's defense. The Eagles had preserved close victories over the Browns, Ravens and Giants with valiant, late-fourth-quarter stands. And there they were again Sunday, confident they …Share TweetPITTSBURGH - So the Eagles visited Pittsburgh, where the Steelers seldom lose. The Eagles took a lead in the fourth quarter but quailed in the face of a power running game and an excellent, clutch quarterback.Share Tweet
Rich Hofmann: Eagles can't win tough games this wayPITTSBURGH - A cold rain fell intermittently on Heinz Field. Some homecoming. LeSean McCoy was back in the city where he played his college football, and the Eagles were in the middle of doing what they always seem to be doing this season. That is, tryi…Share Tweet
Can Vick Be Trusted?Oct 8Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless have lost trust in Michael Vick after his eleven turnovers so far this season.
GameDay: Eagles vs. SteelersOct 8Ben Roethlisberger throws for 207 yards to help the Pittsburgh Steelers slide past the Philadelphia Eagles after a bye week and win the battle of Pennsylvania, 16-14.