Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

The Unexpected (and expected): Watch the fake!

Time now to take a look at the unexpected (and expected) from Week 10, and we’re not going to talk about new Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni. Although, if you’ve followed my work, you know I love the move and have called for it the last couple of weeks. (Just look back to the 2011 Lakers season to see what an unmotivated Phil Jackson is all about.)

Madden curse watch week 6: Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles

Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. It seems as though many have written off the Detroit Lions. As depicted in an animated video by the Philadelphia Eagles, the Lions are nothing to be afraid of. Not so fast, Eagles.   Coming into week 6, the Lions hold last place in the NFC North and face a must win game to save their season. Would their efforts be foiled by the Madden Curse? Let’s take a look. ————————————————————————————————————————————– FIRST HALF ————————————————————————————————————————————– The Eagles […]

NFL fantasy football: Vick stat correction causes fantasy pain

Michael Vick’s fantasy stats were adjusted after a mid-week correction by the league. It recalls Adam Rank’s warning to fear the correction.

McNabb on Vick: Just a bad day at the office

Donovan McNabb says the Eagles’ game plan did Michael Vick no favors in Week 1.

Michael Vick’s thumb injury shouldn’t worry Eagles

When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick jogged off the field in Thursday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, shaking his hand after hitting it on teammate Jason Kelce‘s helmet, a collective groan echoed from Eagles Nation.

NFL.com and NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones later reported that X-rays taken on Vick’s thumb were negative.  The question this week on radio shows and in the blogosphere will be if Vick should sit out next Monday’s matchup with the New England Patriots and how much he should play the rest of the preseason.

DeSean Jackson says MJD, Mike Wallace shouldn’t hold out

DeSean Jackson held out last season, and he doesn’t recommend it.

Eagles DE Brandon Graham’s situation makes me think twice before using the word “bust”

It’s easy to call someone a bust. You just look at a series of poor performances for a guy who was drafted highly, write that he’s a bust, and boom, he’s a bust. Even this week, Ravens WR Tommy Street was fighting through “bust” labels on, like, Day 2. Really?

McNabb undecided on retirement plans

Ex-Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told NFL Network’s Rebecca haarlow on Saturday that he has not yet decided whether he will retire or not and currently is weighing his options.

Monday’s free-agent visit and tryout roundup

Monday’s free agent visits and tryouts, according to league sources.

Eagles hosting free-agent OT Bell on visit

Free-agent OT Demetrius Bell is visiting the Eagles on Saturday, according to a league source.

Rounding up Utah State, North Dakota State pro days

Bobby Wagner and Matt Veldman shined at the pro days held by Utah State and North Dakota State, respectively.

Lions not interested in trading for Eagles CB Samuel

The Lions aren’t interested in CB Asante Samuel, league sources said Thursday.

Jets agree to terms with safety Landry

The Jets and safety LaRon Landry have agreed to terms on a contract, according to a league source.

Burress talking with Eagles, others

Plaxico Burress remains in contact with several teams, including the Eagles, according to a league source.

Mathis weighing options after ‘nice’ offer from Ravens

Free-agent guard Evan Mathis told me Friday the Ravens offered him “a nice deal” and he is flying home to Arizona to weigh his options.

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