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LaMarr Woodley, Troy Polamalu, Jake Locker headline Steelers, T…

LaMarr Woodley, Troy Polamalu, Jake Locker headline Steelers, Titans inactive lists

yahoo.com Updated Oct 11, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley and safety Troy Polamalu, two key members of a defense that ranks fifth in the NFL through five weeks. Woodley injured his hamstring in Sunday's 14-13 win over the Philadelphia Ea…
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  • Eagles' QB Vick confirms he is again dog owner

    Eagles' QB Vick confirms he is again dog owner

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who served 18 months in prison on dogfighting charges, has confirmed that he owns a dog.
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  • 2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Detroit vs Philadelphia

    2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Detroit vs Philadelphia

    eaglesgab.com Oct 11, 2012
    The season so far hasn’t gone as planned for the 1-3 Lions, who now must get ready to come off the bye to face an Eagles team that has lost two of three with a win over the Giants in between. Detroit has lost three in a row since a season-opening 27-23
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  • How about DeSean Jackson on punt returns?

    How about DeSean Jackson on punt returns?

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Among the issues that have surfaced for the Philadelphia Eagles in the early part of this season are special teams issues, and one of those is on punt returns, where rookie Damaris Johnson hasn't consistently brought much to the table. This has led to o…
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  • Fox Officiating Expert Mike Pereira Once Tried To Get Help From…

    Fox Officiating Expert Mike Pereira Once Tried To Get Help From The Replay Booth

    deadspin.com Oct 11, 2012
    On Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Green Bay Packers in an NFC wild card playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field. It was Fox's first postseason broadcast that season, which meant that it was the first opportunity for the network…
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  • Bob Ford: Could this be the week Eagles' return units deliver?

    Bob Ford: Could this be the week Eagles' return units deliver?

    philly.com Oct 11, 2012
    Every week, it is the same. The Eagles' special-team return units gather to watch a replay of the previous game and, every week, there's another touchdown or two that just didn't quite happen.
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  • Eagles' Vick improving against the blitz

    Eagles' Vick improving against the blitz

    philly.com Oct 11, 2012
    Lost in the uproar over Michael Vick's two fumbles on Sunday was a second straight strong performance from the quarterback against the blitz.
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  • Lions receiver Johnson a big test for Eagles

    Lions receiver Johnson a big test for Eagles

    philly.com Oct 11, 2012
    SURROUNDED BY a swath of reporters on the Eagles' practice field at the NovaCare Complex, Andy Reid was asked about Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. He laughed.
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  • Eagles Notebook: Eagles know they have to force more turnovers

    Eagles Notebook: Eagles know they have to force more turnovers

    philly.com Oct 11, 2012
    IF OFFENSES want to pull in their horns to keep from giving up sacks, as has happened the past few weeks, the Eagles' defense can deal with that. But not being able to generate turnovers is a problem that must be fixed, several Birds defenders said Wedn…
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  • Video - Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles 02:37

    Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles

    Oct 11
    NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - Michael Vick's Turnover Struggles 01:09

    Michael Vick's Turnover Struggles

    Oct 11
    Michael Vick talks to Sal Paolantonio about fixing his issues with turnovers and looks ahead to Sunday's game against the Lions.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Lions-Eagles 01:09

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Lions-Eagles

    Oct 11
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Detroit at Philadelphia

Sports Columnists

  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Oct 11
    Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    Oct 11
    Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 6 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 11
    It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 11
    The Tennessee Titans have been outscored 88-181 through five weeks, which means they're giving up an astonishing 36.2 points per game. They're on pace...