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For Eagles' Michael Vick, change has not been good

For Eagles' Michael Vick, change has not been good

philly.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
When Michael Vick last played in North Jersey, he was at the apex of his career renaissance. It was 2010, and Vick led an improbable fourth-quarter comeback over the New York Giants that helped the Eagles win the NFC East.
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  • RG3: I’ll be able to do more this week

    RG3: I’ll be able to do more this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s return to action against the Eagles last week went just fine. The Redskins won and Griffin did no new damage to the knee he injured in Week 14 against the Ravens, which made the day a success even if they operat
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  • Jason Babin: Eagles have “socialistic” system

    Jason Babin: Eagles have “socialistic” system

    When Jason Babin left the Eagles, he had nice things to say about coach Andy Reid. A little time has passed, though, and now Babin, who landed with the Jaguars, is talking about life with the Eagles as if Reid’s mustache was styled to make him look like
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  • Ian Thomsen: LeBron doesn't need a second act in Cleveland

    Ian Thomsen: LeBron doesn't need a second act in Cleveland

    CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2012
    This has been the year of LeBron James, who earned the NBA championship, the Olympic gold medal and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. And as his outstanding 2012 ends, one persistent rumor has taken hold.
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  • Breakfast links: Eagles shut out

    Breakfast links: Eagles shut out

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2012
    I swear if I hear the word "snub" one more time I'm keeping all the links for myself... Washington Redskins Here's a really good Barry Svrluga feature on Pierre Garcon, the free-agent wide receiver whose return from a foot injury has been as b…
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  • Eagles Notes:  Eagles put QB Nick Foles on IR, sign DT Antonio …

    Eagles Notes: Eagles put QB Nick Foles on IR, sign DT Antonio Dixon

    philly.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Eagles on Wednesday re-signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon and placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve. Dixon, 27, spent the last three seasons with the Eagles. He was released Aug. 31 and played two games with the Indianapolis Colts.
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  • No Eagles picked for Pro Bowl

    No Eagles picked for Pro Bowl

    philly.com Dec 27, 2012
    NEW YORK - Sensational comebacks have Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson headed for the Pro Bowl on Jan. 27 in Honolulu.
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  • Eagles blanked in Pro Bowl picks

    Eagles blanked in Pro Bowl picks

    philly.com Dec 27, 2012
    IN 1998, the Eagles were 3-13 and placed nobody on the NFC Pro Bowl team. Fifteen seasons later, for only the third time since the postseason accolades began in 1951, the Eagles have been shut out again. The Birds were among eight NFL teams with no sele…
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  • Travis Beckum lands on injured reserve for Giants

    Travis Beckum lands on injured reserve for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    The New York Giants have placed tight end Travis Beckum on injured reserve before the team’s regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. Beckum was still dealing with the lingering effects of the ACL injury suffered in last year”
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  • Video - Struggling After A Super Bowl Season 03:02

    Struggling After A Super Bowl Season

    Dec 27
    Lomas Brown talks about why winning in the Super Bowl last season might have hurt the Giants in 2012.
  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants 02:30

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants

    Dec 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 27
    Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
  • Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for Clippers

    Dec 27
    The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks

    Dec 27
    Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks
  • Don Banks: Black Monday Primer: Definitive guide to 2013 coaching carousel

    Dec 27
    The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…