December 21, 2008 |
Today at 4:15 p.m., at FedEx Field, Landover, Md. TV: Fox29 Radio: WIP-AM (610), WYSP-FM (94.1) Line: Eagles by 5 THE MATCHUP EAGLES DEFENSE VS. REDSKINS TE CHRIS COOLEY THE DEFENDERS Depending on the defense they employ, the four Eagles most responsible for controlling Cooley will be linebackers Chris Gocong and Stewart Bradley and safeties Quintin Mikell and Brian Dawkins. ANALYSIS Earlier in the season, tight ends were having so much success against the Eagles that defensive coordinator Jim Johnson joked they were sending limousines to pick them up. Recently, that hasn?t been the case.
December 10, 2013 |
When the Eagles went inside after warm-ups, approximately one hour before kickoff, there was a fresh coating of snow on Lincoln Financial Field's grass turf. The precipitation was light and the visibility was fair. But the weather turned from "School is on, the buses can drive," to "School is off, time to go sledding. " The snow picked up at a pace to which the stadium grounds crew couldn't keep up in their efforts to clear the yard markers and sidelines. So when the Eagles left the warm confines of their locker room and walked back out of the tunnel, the Linc had turned into a winter wonderland, and the Lions, in white, blended into the scenery.
February 19, 2009
Tucked away in this seemingly innocent story about Donovan McNabb was a very compelling bit of draft news that has yet to become mainstream information. The Eagles may have their eye on an offensive lineman way up the draft board. Jason Smith (6-foot-5, 300 pounds) out of Baylor is considered one of the top offensive linemen in the draft, and there is a strong possibility he'll be selected in the top 10. But apparently that's not stopping the Eagles from taking a look at the converted tight end. A solid pass blocker with experience at both left and right tackle, at least one analyst believes the Eagles could try to use their two [first-round picks]
January 9, 2009 |
Ashley Fox had a chat session with newsday.com yesterday. To read the entire transcript, go to http://www.philly.com/eagles Here are some key excerpts: BIGBLUEXLII: Are the Eagles healthy? Ashley Fox: The Eagles' biggest concern is Brian Westbrook. He's been playing with a slew of injuries all year (broken ribs, bum ankle, chronic knee), and he seemed to labor on Sunday. He hasn't practiced much in the last five-six weeks, and he hasn't practiced this week either. The Eagles need him to be effective, if not 100 percent healthy, on Sunday.
September 14, 2009 |
UP NEXT Who: New Orleans at Eagles When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: Lincoln Financial Field TV: Fox Radio: WYSP (94.1-FM), WIP (610-AM) Series history: Eagles lead, 16-10 (8-2 in Philadelphia) Last meeting: Eagles won, 38-23, on Dec. 23, 2007, in New Orleans INJURY REPORT -- Donovan McNabb, cracked rib. Injured after he scored a third-quarter touchdown on what appeared to be a late hit. Andy Reid would not rule out McNabb being available for next Sunday's game.
September 17, 2007 |
Tonight at 8:30, Lincoln Financial Field TV: 6ABC, ESPN Radio: WYSP-FM (94.1) Line: Eagles by 7 How They Match Up Redskins defense vs. Eagles offense The Eagles' offense was mostly unproductive in the opener against the Packers, compiling just 283 yards and 13 points. The Eagles went three-and-out on five of 11 possessions and produced 16 or fewer net yards on seven of the 11. The job doesn't figure to get any easier against the Redskins, who held Miami to 273 total yards in a 16-13 season-opening win. The Redskins' defense has a lot of speed, particularly at the linebacker position with the trio of Marcus Washington, London Fletcher and Rocky McIntosh.
November 21, 1993 |
Let's see now. Going into today's late afternoon soiree with the Giants, the Eagles have lost five straight games. The Giants have lost the last five games they have played at Veterans Stadium. The Eagles have not rushed for a touchdown since they played the Jets on Oct. 3. No Giants quarterback has passed for a touchdown since New York last played the Eagles on Oct. 17. The Giants (6-3) already have won as many games as they did over the entire season last year. The Eagles (4-5)