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Michael Vick walked down a corridor at the Eagles' training facility after Wednesday's practice clutching a ball in his arm. He carried the ball earlier in the day and later in the day. He took it to breakfast, to team meetings and to lunch.Share Tweet
Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questionsnytimes.com Oct 12, 2012Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Share Tweet
Jenice Armstrong: Forget the Milk-Bones - it's a sweet snapshot of Michael Vick and his daughterIT TURNS OUT that Eagles quarterback Michael Vick doesn't have really weird snacking habits after all. That opened box of Milk-Bones dog biscuits spotted in his recently tweeted photo belongs not to No. 7 but to the newest member of the Vick household -…Share TweetRATHER THAN TELL the world his children were eating Milk-Bones - a box of the dog treats were accidentally shown in a photo he sent out on Twitter of his daughter doing her homework - Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has decided to tell the truth about d…Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Flacco or Romo?ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012Philadelphia Eagles LeSean McCoy would like to be more involved in the passing game, since that was always fun back when he used to be. Of course, I think a lot of people would like to be more involved in the Eagles' passing game right about now. Couple…Share Tweet
Eagles Notes: DeSean Jackson ready if called for punt-return dutyOne possible solution for a big play from the Eagles' unproductive special teams would be inserting DeSean Jackson on certain punt returns, a role he has filled in the past and continues to practice for the Eagles. Special-teams coordinator Bobby April …Share Tweet
Eagles coming up small on both sides of turnover battleThe Eagles season started with Kurt Coleman and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each swiping two interceptions in the opener, part of a four-turnover effort by the defense nearly six weeks ago. One week later, they forced two turnovers against the Baltimore…Share Tweet
Phil Sheridan: Vick and Eagles need to dictate play to opposing defensesAndy Reid has always liked to talk about the West Coast offense as if it were a list of ingredients. It was up to each chef to create something unique, each quarterback to "put his stamp" on the system.Share TweetTHE EAGLES' offensive line gets an interesting challenge this week - a defense that plays the wide-nine setup.Share Tweet
Eagles forced to be patient when it comes to long TD bombsWATCHING the Eagles' relatively unexpressive offense this season, there is a perception that Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg have abandoned the deep bombs that made this team so fun to watch when Michael Vick took over in 2010.Share Tweet
Les Bowen: Eagles working on fixing Vick's fumble woesDOUG PEDERSON is the guy who deals most directly with Michael Vick, the coach who has the most hands-on role as the Eagles try to straighten out a quarterback whose turnover problems threaten to derail their season.Share Tweet
Eagles-Lions scouting reportRecent history: The Eagles have a six-game win streak in the series, including a 56-21 rout on the Lions' last visit to Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 2007. The Eagles lead the all-time series, 16-12-2.Share Tweet
Eagles will squeak out 1-point win over LionsLions (+4) over EAGLES: Look up "fumble-itis" in the dictionary and you'll see a picture of Michael Vick falling off the page. Until he leads the league in a category other than lost fumbles, it's gonna be a tough slog for the Birds. Vick's ei…Share Tweet
Eagles-Lions: The PickMAKING THE Eagles a 4-point favorite against anybody is a leap - they haven't won by more than 2.Share TweetAS THE EAGLES continue to stumble along on their punt returns, the drumbeat grows louder and steadier for DeSean Jackson, at least in the occasional cameo appearance.Share Tweet
'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia EaglesOct 12Will the Lions offense be able to avoid the pressure by CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? The "Playbook" crew explains why the Lions receivers will have a tough time, especially if they keep dropping balls.
Michael Vick Confirms He Owns A Dog AgainOct 12Marc Peralta, COO of the Pennsylvania SPCA, reacts to Michael Vick becoming a dog owner again.
Will Vick Adjust Against Lions?Oct 12Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless question whether we will see a different Michael Vick, who will keep the turnovers to a minimum, versus the Lions on Sunday.