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TAMPA, Fla. - If Nick Foles turns out to be as good as Sunday's last-second victory made him out to be, there won't anyone as joyous than the Eagles wide receivers.Upvote Share Tweet
TAMPA, Fla. - Brent Celek sustained a concussion on the first play from scrimmage in Sunday's 23-21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Celek was helped off the field after a one-yard catch and returned to the locker room for examination.Upvote Share TweetHere is Paul Domowitch's report card from the Eagles' loss against the Cowboys.Upvote Share TweetNot much has gone right for the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles. Entering Sunday's action, the Eagles had lost eight straight, last winning a game on Sept. 30, the day before the final win of the 2012 season by the Philadelphia Phillies. Quarterback Michael Vi…Upvote Share Tweet
Good day to be an EagleTAMPA, Fla. - The Eagles won a football game on Sunday. Not that long ago, a mere win over an average football team wouldn't have been an occasion for wonderment, but, well, it had been a long two months, and the Eagles also did everything imaginable no…Upvote Share TweetTAMPA - Nick Foles' 22-yard completion to Jason Avant put the ball at the Buccaneers' 1-yard line with 10 seconds left. The Eagles scrambled to the line of scrimmage, assembled, then spiked the ball to stop the clock with 2 seconds.Upvote Share TweetAs the Cowboys wait for nose tackle Jay Ratliff to return from a groin injury, a new report indicates that Ratliff and owner Jerry Jones recently engaged in a locker-room altercation. According to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Ratliff and Jone…Upvote Share Tweet
The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 9, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles had gone eight games without winning entering Sunday’s date with the Buccaneers and they waited until just about all 60 minutes of game number nine had gone by before snapping that lengthy losing streak. Nick Foles hit Jason Avant for 22 yardUpvote Share Tweet
Nnamdi Asomugha helped off the field in TampaThere hasn’t been much to talk about other than Eagles injuries at this point in their game with the Buccaneers in Tampa. Tight end Brent Celek is finished for the day after suffering a concussion in the first quarter and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha needUpvote Share TweetThe Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles play two games in the next five days. On Sunday, they’re in Tampa. On Thursday night, they’ll host the Bengals - possibly still on a losing streak so long that the Phillies have won more recently. For the home game against Cincinnati,Upvote Share Tweet
Questions Eagles must ask before hiring Oregon coach Chip KellyGet used to the name - Chip Kelly. Three syllables in all. Chip Kel-ly rolls off the tongue, just like An-dy Reid.Upvote Share TweetDespite the efforts of Eagles coach Andy Reid to promote his former offensive line coach Juan Castillo for the head coaching job at the University of Texas-El Paso, the current offensive line coach for the other NFL team in Pennsylvania has reportedly g…Upvote Share Tweet
Another indignity for Eagles: Buccaneers to mark anniversary of Super Bowl titleAs if enough insult had not been ladled over the injury of this Eagles season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will add their own dollop on Sunday when they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their lone Super Bowl championship season.Upvote Share Tweet
Things for Eagles to ponder if they consider a college head coachThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers were 3-1 in 2011 before their season unraveled - sound familiar? - and they lost their last 10 games to finish 4-12 in a free fall that prompted a coaching change. The front office began a wide-ranging search that neared complet…Upvote Share Tweet
Stan Hochman: Collins Knows Injury AdversitySixers coach Collins knows adversity The Sixers were a wretched 9-73 in 1973, which earned them the very first pick in the NBA draft. On merit. They wound up with Doug Collins. But first they tried to swap him to Chicago.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Buccaneers RecapDec 9Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Eagles' 23-21 win over the Buccaneers.
Eagles postgame press conferenceDec 9Eagles react following game with Buccaneers
Eagles Snap Eight-Game Losing StreakDec 9Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes in the Eagles' 23-21 win over the Buccaneers.
Eagles vs. Buccaneers highlightsDec 9Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw a 1-yarder to Jeremy Maclin with no time remaining Sunday as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12