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Inside the Flyers: A silver lining to Coburn, MacDonald, injuri…

Inside the Flyers: A silver lining to Coburn, MacDonald, injuries

philly.com NHL.com Updated 2 hours ago
For the new-look Flyers, there is a silver lining to the injuries that have decimated their defense. Despite playing with a patchwork defense for at least the next month, their schedule during that span includes some weak opponents - including Edmonton,…
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  • Eagles must respect NFL's give and take

    Eagles must respect NFL's give and take

    philly.com 45 minutes ago
    The Eagles are 5-1 this season - just one touchdown drive away from being undefeated - and that record is remarkable considering the adversity that has greeted the start of Chip Kelly's second year.
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  • Bill Davis has Eagles' defense making strides

    Bill Davis has Eagles' defense making strides

    philly.com 3 hours ago
    Before games with the Cleveland Browns in 2012, Emmanuel Acho would find Bill Davis on the field and pester him with questions. Both wanted to become defensive coordinators.
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  • Inside the Sixers: Brown insists he won't let team accept losin…

    Inside the Sixers: Brown insists he won't let team accept losing

    philly.com 3 hours ago
    Brett Brown comes across as delusional. The 76ers coach is not. He just appears that way when it comes to this upcoming season.
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  • Eagles players expected to police Kelly's culture

    Eagles players expected to police Kelly's culture

    philly.com 17 hours ago
    "Culture wins football. Culture will beat scheme every day." - Chip Kelly Malcolm Jenkins has a story about five monkeys, a banana, and culture.
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  • Eagles Notes: Kendricks questionable for Sunday

    Eagles Notes: Kendricks questionable for Sunday

    Mychal Kendricks was listed as questionable on the Eagles' Friday injury report for Sunday's game at the Arizona Cardinals. Kendricks has a calf injury and has already missed four games. He was limited at practice this week and several of his teammates …
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  • Acho brothers find themselves on opposing sides for the first t…

    Acho brothers find themselves on opposing sides for the first time

    philly.com 19 hours ago
    For the first time, Eagles' Emmanuel Acho is not a teammate with his brother, Sam.
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  • Scouting the Eagles and Cardinals

    Scouting the Eagles and Cardinals

    philly.com ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    When the Eagles run The running game appeared rejuvenated in the Eagles' last two games, with 145 yards against the Rams and 203 yards against the Giants. LeSean McCoy's 149-yard outburst against New York was a positive sign after the defending rushing …
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  • Rollins, Konerko Named Clemente Award Winners

    Rollins, Konerko Named Clemente Award Winners

    nytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Former Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work.
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  • The Eagles miss DeSean Jackson's big plays

    The Eagles miss DeSean Jackson's big plays

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Chip Kelly's Eagles' offense is not as explosive as it used to be. It's easy to see why.
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  • Phils' philospophy beginning to evolve

    Phils' philospophy beginning to evolve

    MLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    October is a quiet month for baseball teams not in the postseason, so the Phillies have barely registered a blip on the local radar screen -- even with the team signing Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams this week. That changed Thursday when Phillies in…
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  • Polk could see increased role for Eagles

    Polk could see increased role for Eagles

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Chris Polk had 799 carries in four seasons at the University of Washington. He's had 11 in three NFL seasons with the Eagles. He hasn't had an actual offensive touch - including the preseason - since the end of last season.
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  • The Inquirer’s Eagles-Cards Predictions

    The Inquirer’s Eagles-Cards Predictions

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Eagles-Cardinals predictions from The Inquirer’s Eagles beat reporters:
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  • Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

    Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

    dimemag.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    You’re probably not familiar with Sixers camp invite, Ronald Roberts, Jr.. The four-year player out of Saint Joseph’s went undrafted in June, and he’s on the bubble to make the Philly team after getting a camp invite and suffering a quad contusion that’…
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  • Eagles expect shape-shifting Cards defense

    Eagles expect shape-shifting Cards defense

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    PHILADELPHIA – Everything Chip Kelly wants done on a football field, he wants done fast. His offense is built to take advantage of mismatches created when opposing defenses don’t have the time to get their desired personnel on the field. In previous gam…
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  • Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    This week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.
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  • Coming off a bye, improving defense should lift Eagles

    Coming off a bye, improving defense should lift Eagles

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Eagles had a great game against the Giants before their bye, and should be able to keep their momentum at Arizona.
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  • Eagles' offense dropping ball in red-zone situations

    Eagles' offense dropping ball in red-zone situations

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The Birds' touchdown percentage inside the 20 is only 40 percent this season.
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  • Cards' Fitzgerald catching fewer passes

    Cards' Fitzgerald catching fewer passes

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Eagles-killer Larry Fitzgerald's decline in production reflects more on his supporting cast than on him.
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  • GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Bloc…

    GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Block

    dimemag.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Josh Smith got Nerlens Noel. Andre Drummond didn’t. Watch the Philadelphia Sixers’ rookie collect the most impressive of his five blocks by beating the Detroit Pistons’ fellow high-flyer to the mountain top and authoritatively swatting his layup attempt…
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  • Challenges ahead on the Eagles' schedule

    Challenges ahead on the Eagles' schedule

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The demanding 10-game homestretch will prove whether the Eagles are pretenders or contenders.
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  • Eagles guard against the desert bombs

    Eagles guard against the desert bombs

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Arizona has a big-play passing offense and the Birds haven't been stingy with those kind of plays this season.
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  • Eagles line coach Stoutland has weathered the storm

    Eagles line coach Stoutland has weathered the storm

    philly.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Jeff Stoutland has a name he uses to describe the naysayers of the world. There were quite a few members of this so-called fraternity who predicted doom when the Eagles offensive line lost one starter after another and inexperienced backups were pushed …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals 04:13

    'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals

    Oct 24
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the battle of the birds and what it's going to take for the Philadelphia Eagles to go into Arizona and defeat the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:42

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Oct 23
    Mark Schlereth on DeMarco Murray's season, the Eagles vs. the Cardinals matchup and the key to the Ravens' success.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Eagles-Cardinals 00:49

    NFL Live Prediction: Eagles-Cardinals

    Oct 23
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Philadelphia at Arizona.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Eagles-Cardinals 00:46

    Inside Edge: Eagles-Cardinals

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Philadelphia at Arizona.

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