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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…Share Tweet
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.Share TweetThree 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8, 2013Give 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…Share Tweet
How the Eagles saved Terry CrewsThe actor talks about how a bad breakfast at the Holiday Inn got him into action.Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (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.Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetNew 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.Share Tweet
Ex-76ers coach Collins joins ESPN as analystAfter a three-year stint as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, Doug Collins is joining ESPN as an analyst on a number of NBA shows.Share Tweet
NFL Power Ranking: No. 21 PhiladelphiaA 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…Share Tweet
20 Teams You Better Be Watching On NBA League Pass This Yeardimemag.com Oct 8, 2013Every 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 …Share Tweet
Eagles' Further Review: Line between beating Giants and losing was thinDespite a convincing victory, the Eagles were a play or two away from seeing the game turn in the Giants' favor.Share TweetCoach Chip Kelly says Nick Foles is ready to fill in if Michael Vick can't play Sunday because of a hamstring injury.Share Tweet
DeSean Jackson Calls Out RevisOct 8Tedy Bruschi discusses DeSean Jackson's comment that he is faster than Darrelle Revis.
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick doubtful, but offense won't changeOct 8Philadelphia 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?
NFL Nation Buzz: EaglesOct 8ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan on Michael Vick's injury and if he will play on Sunday.
Jackson Leads Thunder Past 76ersOct 8Reggie Jackson scored 29 points in the Thunder's 103-99 win over the 76ers.
Clayton's mailbag: Some pricey QBs lack winsOct 8Clayton's mailbag: Why are some teams with pricey quarterbacks struggling?
Don Banks: History says Vikings should temper expectations for Josh Freema…Oct 8Though 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…
5-on-5: Houston Rockets 2013-14 previewOct 8What's ahead for the Houston Rockets? Our 5-on-5 panel previews the 2013-14 season.
Minnesota’s Man?Oct 8Josh 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…