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Fumble-prone Vick carried a football everywhere Updated Oct 12, 2012
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.
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  • Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questions Oct 12, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Jenice Armstrong: Forget the Milk-Bones - it's a sweet snapshot of Michael Vick and his daughter Oct 12, 2012
    IT 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 -…
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  • Stu Bykofsky: Vick's new dog's in no danger, it's good for his kids - & it might make him squirm Oct 12, 2012
    RATHER 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…
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  • Breakfast links: Flacco or Romo? Oct 12, 2012
    Philadelphia 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…
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  • Eagles Notes: DeSean Jackson ready if called for punt-return duty Oct 12, 2012
    One 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 …
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  • Eagles coming up small on both sides of turnover battle Oct 12, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Phil Sheridan: Vick and Eagles need to dictate play to opposing defenses Oct 12, 2012
    Andy 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.
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  • Eagles will see a familiar formation from Lions' defense Oct 12, 2012
    THE EAGLES' offensive line gets an interesting challenge this week - a defense that plays the wide-nine setup.
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  • Eagles forced to be patient when it comes to long TD bombs Oct 12, 2012
    WATCHING 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.
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  • Les Bowen: Eagles working on fixing Vick's fumble woes Oct 12, 2012
    DOUG 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.
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  • Eagles-Lions scouting report Oct 12, 2012
    Recent 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.
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  • Eagles will squeak out 1-point win over Lions Oct 12, 2012
    Lions (+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…
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  • Eagles-Lions: The Pick Oct 12, 2012
    MAKING THE Eagles a 4-point favorite against anybody is a leap - they haven't won by more than 2.
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  • Rich Hofmann: DeSean returning punts for Eagles? Bad idea Oct 12, 2012
    AS 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.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles 06:42

    'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles

    Oct 12
    Will 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.
  • Video - Michael Vick Confirms He Owns A Dog Again 02:12

    Michael Vick Confirms He Owns A Dog Again

    Oct 12
    Marc Peralta, COO of the Pennsylvania SPCA, reacts to Michael Vick becoming a dog owner again.
  • Video - Will Vick Adjust Against Lions? 06:51

    Will Vick Adjust Against Lions?

    Oct 12
    Stephen 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.