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Game Recap: Eagles 14, Panthers 9

Game Recap: Eagles 14, Panthers 9

The first team offense shines, picking the Panthers defense apart. The defense still has a long way to go. RB LeSean McCoy waltzing into the end zone Chip Kelly’s offense continues to impress. Nick Foles completed his first six passes. Michael Vick comp…
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  • Observation deck: Eagles-Panthers

    Observation deck: Eagles-Panthers

    ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA -- Round 2 of Chip Kelly’s quarterback derby, a 14-9 Eagles victory over the visiting Carolina Panthers Thursday night, is in the books. Here are some observations from Kelly’s first NFL win: Michael Vick and Nick Foles each played a quarte…
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  • Reid believes McNabb is a Hall of Famer

    Reid believes McNabb is a Hall of Famer

    profootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013
    On September 19, the Eagles will retire the number worn by quarterback Donovan McNabb. Coaching Philly’s opponent that night will be the man who selected McNabb with the second pick in the 1999 draft, coach Andy Reid. Reid, who now coaches the Chiefs, t…
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  • Training camp roundup: Tom Brady returns to Patriots practice

    Training camp roundup: Tom Brady returns to Patriots practice

    yahoo.com Aug 15, 2013
    Several teams wrapped up their training camps on Thursday, which also happens to be the first of five straight nights of preseason football. Four games are on the docket tonight, including the Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers, where Chip Kelly …
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  • Halladay throws 6 innings in 1st rehab start

    Halladay throws 6 innings in 1st rehab start

    ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitched six innings Thursday in his first rehab start since being sidelined by a shoulder injury.
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  • Phillip Hunt becomes fourth Eagle to tear ACL

    Phillip Hunt becomes fourth Eagle to tear ACL

    philly.com Aug 15, 2013
    Linebacker Phillip Hunt underwent surgery to repair the partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Eagles said Thursday.
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  • PFT on NBCSN: Andy Reid, Preseason Week Two preview

    PFT on NBCSN: Andy Reid, Preseason Week Two preview

    It’s been several months since Andy Reid took over as the head coach of the Chiefs, so it’s a good time to check in with the longtime Eagles coach about his thoughts on life in Kansas City. That’s just what we’ll do on Thursday’s edition of Pro Football…
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  • A group led by 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer has pu…

    A group led by 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer has purchased the Devils for a reported $32

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    A group led by 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer has purchased the Devils for a reported $320 million. Lou Lamoriello will remain in charge of hockey operations.Read more...
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  • Atlanta Braves Batboy Uses Actual Bat In Cruel Hoax

    Atlanta Braves Batboy Uses Actual Bat In Cruel Hoax

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Aug 15, 2013
    A real, winged bat flew onto the field in the middle of last night's Phillies-Braves game. If you've seen this story by now, you probably think that the batboy scooped the bat from shortstop Paul Janish's glove and then ran, cradling it, to the Braves d…
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  • 'This Is Going to Be Very Good for Me'

    'This Is Going to Be Very Good for Me'

    CNNSI.com Aug 15, 2013
    PETER KING: Now that some time has passed, can your locker room accept Riley Cooper back? MICHAEL VICK: “I’ve been Riley’s teammate for three years. Three years … I just know what type of person he is. I hung out with him in a certain way that was diver…
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  • Offseason decisions looming for Amaro, Phillies

    Offseason decisions looming for Amaro, Phillies

    MLB.com Aug 15, 2013
    This is a time for evaluation. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on a couch in the manager's office inside the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday at Turner Field and discussed some of the assessments and discussions that are taking place these day…
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  • Dime Q&A: Nick Young On Kendrick Lamar & The New “Call …

    Dime Q&A: Nick Young On Kendrick Lamar & The New “Call Of Duty: Ghosts” Multiplayer Trailer

    dimemag.com Aug 15, 2013
    Everyone knows NBA players love video games. If you’ve been following Dime over the past few years then you know the Call of Duty series is probably the most popular. Yesterday in Los Angeles, DeAndre Jordan, Nick Young and No. 1 draft pick Anthony Benn…
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  • John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFL

    John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFL

    profootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013
    Juan Castillo was the most criticized assistant coach in the NFL over the last couple of seasons, as he went from the Eagles’ offensive line coach to their defensive coordinator, to unemployed and blamed for the team’s decline. But Castillo’s new boss, …
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  • Give Brown credit; he knows what he is getting into

    Give Brown credit; he knows what he is getting into

    philly.com Aug 15, 2013
    Brett Brown knows how hard it will be to turn the Sixers into a winner, and for that, you have to admire him.
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  • Avant has grown into a leader, on and off the field for Eagles

    Avant has grown into a leader, on and off the field for Eagles

    philly.com Aug 15, 2013
    With his work ethic, and his clubhouse presence, Jason Avant has proved to be a valuable member of the Eagles.
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  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams satisfied with defense? 01:52

    Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams satisfied with defense?

    Aug 15
    Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams seemed dissatisfied with his team's defense last week. Has his mind changed after a victory over the Carolina Panthers? Find out as the cornerback speaks.
  • Video - Vick, Foles Sharp In Eagles Win 00:56

    Vick, Foles Sharp In Eagles Win

    Aug 15
    Michael Vick and Nick Foles both played well in the Eagles' 14-9 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Nick Foles and Mike Vick react to latest performances 02:56

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Nick Foles and Mike Vick react to latest performances

    Aug 15
    Aditi Kinkhabwala chats with Michael Vick and Nick Foles as they discuss the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason win over the Carolina Panthers, and what it means for their QB competition.
  • Video - Pre Week 2: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles highlights 03:51

    Pre Week 2: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles highlights

    Aug 15
    Highlights from the Philadelphia Eagles' 14-9 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 2 of the preseason.

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  • 'This Is Going to Be Very Good for Me'

    Aug 15
    PETER KING: Now that some time has passed, can your locker room accept Riley Cooper back? MICHAEL VICK: “I’ve been Riley’s teammate for three years. Three years … I just know what type of person he is. I hung out with him in a certain way that was diver…
  • A Day in the Life

    Aug 15
    The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
  • Moving Beyond Chuckstrong

    Aug 15
    The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
  • No More Settling for Less Than the Best

    Aug 15
    The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.