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Chip Kelly wanted LeSean McCoy to hit the hole. He told the Eagles running back that as he ran off the field. McCoy didn't like what he heard, yelled back, and said there was no hole to hit.Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Roddy White, a four-time Pro Bowl selection and Atlanta’s career-leading receiver, was one of three starters listed as out on Friday’s injury report.Upvote Share Tweet
When the game starts, players will know Eagles-Cowboys is a big dealChip Kelly says he knows that Sunday's game against the Cowboys is a big game. He knows that because it is on the schedule, and if it is on the schedule, then it is a big game.Upvote Share Tweet
DeSean playing leading role in Birds' offenseSix games is enough to declare that Chip Kelly has done a better job of getting DeSean Jackson involved in the Eagles passing game than his predecessor.Upvote Share Tweet
How the Cowboys prepped for Philly paceIRVING, Texas -- In their past three games the Dallas Cowboys defense has been on the field for 70, 73 and 75 plays. That might be good preparation for what they will see Sunday from the Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles coach Chip Kelly loves to play fast an…Upvote Share TweetThe Cowboys have officially confirmed that defensive end DeMarcus Ware and running back DeMarco Murray are unlikely to play on Sunday in Philadelphia. Although Ware said he expects to make the trip to Philadelphia and wants to test out his injured quad …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Something weird is going on in Philly. On Thursday, quarterback Mike Vick declared himself to be out for Sunday against the Cowboys, due to a hamstring injury suffered 12 days ago. On Friday, however, the team officially called him questionable. So how …Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- There is some uncertainty about Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware's availability to start against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon because of a quad injury. If Ware can't start, or play a significant amount of snaps, second…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles trying to regain home field advantage after eight straight lossesprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 18, 2013How long has it been since the Eagles won a game at home? Long enough that Andy Reid has tasted victory at Lincoln Financial Field more recently than the Eagles. When Reid’s Chiefs beat the Eagles in Philadelphia in Week Three, it extended the Eagles’ h…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Peyton returns to Indy, Dallas and Philly prep for a shootout and more Week 7 storylines from Chris Burke and Doug Farrar.Upvote Share Tweet
Bryant remembers Williams' harsh wordsIRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles rivalry has a history of hard feelings, so cornerback Cary Williams was a great fit as a free-agent addition for Philadelphia this offseason. After all, Williams already had beef with Dez Bryant. Th…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles seek cure for home sicknessPHILADELPHIA -- Home is where the wins aren’t. That has been the case for the Philadelphia Eagles, who have tied a franchise record with eight consecutive home losses. Their last win here was Sept. 30 of last year, against the New York Giants. “Has it b…Upvote Share TweetCowboys return man is leading league in punt, kickoff returnsUpvote Share Tweet
The Dread Zone: Eagles lack skill inside the 20; Cowboys have Dez…Eagles lack skill inside the 20; Cowboys have Dez Bryant.Upvote Share TweetIf Nick Foles plays well against Cowboys it will be difficult for head coach Chip Kelly to return to starting Michael Vick.Upvote Share Tweet
Week 7 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Atlanta is still harboring hopes that it can mount a winning streak, despite the season-ending foot injury to wide receiver Julio Jones, but Tampa Bay is saddled with nearly biblical obstacles.Upvote Share Tweet
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly vs. Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte KiffinOct 18Who has the edge between Chip Kelly's offense and Monte Kiffin's defense? Find out how this matchup could be more personal than you think.
Will Philadelphia Eagles change tune on Michael Vick?Oct 18Have we seen the last start of Michael Vick's Eagles career? Find out the latest on what Nick Foles needs to do to take over as the starting quarterback.
'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia EaglesOct 18How will the Dallas Cowboys offense change with Joseph Randle taking over at running back? Our analysts break down the Cowboys' offense and also discuss the differences between Nick Foles and Michael Vick.
Mind-blowing stats: Michael Vick or Nick Foles?Oct 18Are the Philadelphia Eagles better with Michael Vick or Nick Foles at quarterback? Check out these incredible stats that show which QB has the edge if you look at the numbers.
Peyton Versus His PastOct 18Peyton Manning spent 14 seasons with the Colts. In his second year with the Broncos, the veteran quarterback is paying a visit to his former home. (Getty Images) There is only one game this weekend, one game that will draw every football-loving eye in A…