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Investigation of sportscaster's charity fundraising expands
philly.com Updated Oct 17, 2013
Warminster police said Thursday that they were investigating a growing number of claims that longtime Philadelphia sportscaster Don Tollefson reneged on promises to provide tickets and travel packages to Eagles games and other sporting events.Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Oct 17, 2013Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Marshawn Lynch scored on a 2-yard run, and the Seahawks beat the Cardinals.Upvote Share Tweet
A surprising showdown for first placeOne of the many great things about the Internet is that no trees have to be sacrificed for the sake of making preseason predictions. You'd have to Google-search high and low to find somebody who believed in early September that the Eagles would be good …Upvote Share TweetNick Foles will start his second consecutive game for the Eagles on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, according to Michael Vick.Upvote Share TweetDallas Cowboys starting defensive end DeMarcus Ware said Thursday he is a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles with a thigh injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Spreading His Wings: Eagles' defensive end Fletcher Cox broke through …CNNSI.com Oct 17, 2013Eagles' defensive end Fletcher Cox broke through against the Bucs. Diving deep into that and more.Upvote Share Tweet
Is Birds defense better? Dallas game will tellFor the first time this year, the Eagles will play a team on Sunday that is neither undefeated nor winless when the game begins.Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- Tony Romo has a 6-5 record against the Philadelphia Eagles as the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback with a 3-2 record at Lincoln Financial Field. “Some good, some bad,” Romo said of his memories of playing the Eagles. “It’s going to …Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie took a step toward playing Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles by taking part in a limited portion of Thursday’s practice. Selvie did not practice on Wednesday because of a sore shoulder but…Upvote Share TweetThe Cowboys would probably prefer to talk about recent games rather than history as it pertains to their defense. They looked more stable last week against the Redskins, but defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin didn’t have much luck against Eagles coach C…Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA – It was a playful moment, with Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Michael Vick and Nick Foles deciding to hold an impromptu joint news conference after practice Thursday. But there was a sense that more was being communicated than Vick’s una…Upvote Share Tweet
Is Lincoln Financial Field cursed? The Philadelphia Eagles and Temple Owls may agreeyahoo.com Oct 17, 2013Most football teams believe their home field gives them an advantage. However, Lincoln Financial Field has been giving their teams a “home field disadvantage.” The Philadelphia Eagles will host Dallas at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, but the home t…Upvote Share TweetThere was a time when the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys both had a good chance of being undefeated going into an October showdown. That time may be long gone, but this meeting between a pair of 3-3 teams still has a lot of cachet. The winner wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys a pass/fail exam for Eagles CBsPHILADELPHIA -- After getting decent grades on a couple of tests, the Philadelphia Eagles defense faces another major pass/fail exam Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys have the kind of high-powered passing offense that incinerated the Eagles in games against De…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' good news, bad newsThe Eagles could exceed expectations this season and thus not learn about the talents of young reserves.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' Ryans looking to finally beat CowboysLinebacker DeMeco Ryans has lost twice to the Cowboys as a Houston Texan and twice as an Eagle. He wants that to change Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles Notebook: Eagles' Cole: 'The sacks will come'Trent Cole admits his transition was harder than he thought, but stay tuned.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsOct 17Darren Woodson breaks down the Seahawks' chances of getting to the Super Bowl without home-field advantage, Michael Vick being out Sunday and the Bengals as the favorites to win the AFC North.
Do the Philadelphia Eagles have a QB controversy?Oct 17Will the Philadelphia Eagles hand the reins back to Michael Vick when he is healthy? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Silver give the latest on the Eagles' QB situation.
Inside the Huddle with John ClaytonOct 17John Clayton goes deep on the NFL for Week 6: Linebacker sacks are up, especially in Kansas City, QBs are down more often, running backs are running more in St. Louis, and the 490 sacks through six games is the most since 1998!
Who will start for the Eagles?Oct 17Reporter Desmond Purnell reacts to the news that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will not play in the team's game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
The Heir ApparentOct 17The Heir Apparent
Don Banks: NFL Week 7 picksOct 17Some weeks you can just smell the upsets brewing. There are very few comfortable picks to be had in Week 7, and it wouldn't shock me at all if the Jets knocked off the hobbled Patriots, the Jaguars stunned the Chargers, and yep, the Colts ended the Bron…
Biggest NFL games of Week 7 -- John Clayton's First and 10Oct 17John Clayton's First and 10: Aaron Rodgers and Matt Ryan are among the star QBs coping with injury-depleted receiving corps.