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Edholm’s Early Edition (Week 6): Saints extremely confident hea…

Edholm’s Early Edition (Week 6): Saints extremely confident heading into Foxboro

yahoo.com Updated Oct 8, 2013
We've reached the one-third mark (or thereabouts) of the season, and some trends are starting to crystallize. Then again, the first-place teams at this point of the season last year included the Bears, Chargers, Cardinals and Eagles. None made the playo…
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  • Foles shows a knack for timing in passing game

    Foles shows a knack for timing in passing game

    philly.com Oct 8, 2013
    Nick Foles' two touchdown passes against the New York Giants had things in common - they came in the fourth quarter and after Eagles interceptions. But the most significant similarity may have been the timing.
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  • Foles practices with starters as Vick recovers

    Foles practices with starters as Vick recovers

    Three quarterbacks were on the field when the Eagles resumed practice Tuesday, just like at every other practice this season. But when it was time for the team drills, Nick Foles practiced with the starters in place of Michael Vick, who is nursing an in…
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  • Kevin Durant leads Oklahoma City to an exhibition win over Phil…

    Kevin Durant leads Oklahoma City to an exhibition win over Philadelphia in Manchester, England

    yahoo.com Oct 8, 2013
    Give the Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers credit. Given an exhibition setting thousands of miles away from home, a preseason contest pitched in the middle of the afternoon when broadcast stateside, the two teams came out with an entertaining…
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  • How the Eagles saved Terry Crews

    How the Eagles saved Terry Crews

    philly.com Oct 8, 2013
    The actor talks about how a bad breakfast at the Holiday Inn got him into action.
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  • Phils add Bowa to staff; D-backs fire Nagy, Sax

    Phils add Bowa to staff; D-backs fire Nagy, Sax

    CNNSI.com MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 8, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Linked together in one of the worst trades in franchise history, Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg now will be working in the same dugout trying to restore the Philadelphia Phillies' winning ways.
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  • DeSean Jackson: Revis can’t run with me

    DeSean Jackson: Revis can’t run with me

    The Eagles face the Buccaneers in Week Six and one matchup to watch will be the one between Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson and Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis. We will have to wait until Sunday to see how things play out on the field, but Jack…
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  • Giants say RB Wilson out, is 'week to week'

    Giants say RB Wilson out, is 'week to week'

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2013
    New York Giants running back David Wilson will not play Thursday night due to a neck injury he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Eagles, coach Tom Coughlin said after Tuesday's practice.
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  • Ex-76ers coach Collins joins ESPN as analyst

    Ex-76ers coach Collins joins ESPN as analyst

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2013
    After a three-year stint as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, Doug Collins is joining ESPN as an analyst on a number of NBA shows.
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  • NFL Power Ranking: No. 21 Philadelphia

    NFL Power Ranking: No. 21 Philadelphia

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2013
    A weekly examination of the Eagles’ ESPN.com Power Ranking: Preseason: 25 | Last Week: 27 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002 The Philadelphia Eagles jumped six spots, a bit more than you might think based on a win over a winless New York Giants team th…
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  • 20 Teams You Better Be Watching On NBA League Pass This Year

    20 Teams You Better Be Watching On NBA League Pass This Year

    dimemag.com Oct 8, 2013
    Every year, diehard NBA fans look forward to a few things that surround the upcoming year other than the season itself. We as fans have always looked forward to the national TV Schedule, Christmas games, our favorite team’s opening night matchups, when …
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  • Eagles' Further Review: Line between beating Giants and losing …

    Eagles' Further Review: Line between beating Giants and losing was thin

    philly.com Oct 8, 2013
    Despite a convincing victory, the Eagles were a play or two away from seeing the game turn in the Giants' favor.
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  • Eagles have backup plan at quarterback

    Eagles have backup plan at quarterback

    philly.com Oct 8, 2013
    Coach Chip Kelly says Nick Foles is ready to fill in if Michael Vick can't play Sunday because of a hamstring injury.
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  • Video - DeSean Jackson Calls Out Revis 02:35

    DeSean Jackson Calls Out Revis

    Oct 8
    Tedy Bruschi discusses DeSean Jackson's comment that he is faster than Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick doubtful, but offense won't change 02:36

    Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick doubtful, but offense won't change

    Oct 8
    Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick likely won't be able to play Sunday, so why isn't head coach Chip Kelly going to change up his offense if Nick Foles is under center?
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Eagles 00:33

    NFL Nation Buzz: Eagles

    Oct 8
    ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan on Michael Vick's injury and if he will play on Sunday.
  • Video - Jackson Leads Thunder Past 76ers 00:47

    Jackson Leads Thunder Past 76ers

    Oct 8
    Reggie Jackson scored 29 points in the Thunder's 103-99 win over the 76ers.

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  • Don Banks: History says Vikings should temper expectations for Josh Freema…

    Oct 8
    Though it's still only five weeks old, the NFL's 2013 regular season is shaping up as a bumper year for midseason moves, what with the Trent Richardson blockbuster trade in Week 3, and the recent deals that sent the likes of Jon Beason, Eugene Monroe an…
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    Oct 8
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  • Minnesota’s Man?

    Oct 8
    Josh Freeman arrives in Minnesota determined to prove he can still be a starter. (J. Meric/Getty Images) Imagine if the 2009 draft had gone differently. Minnesota Vikings personnel czar Rick Spielman and coach Brad Childress met with quarterback Josh Fr…