Philadelphia Eagles can’t hang on in loss to Dallas Cowboys

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The Dallas Cowboys got out to a quick 21-0 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles, a nightmare beginning to the rematch of the NFC East rivals. The 24 unanswered points then scored by the Birds in the second and third quarters were a rousing flash of the team we saw on Thanksgiving Day. Then came the final collapse, where Philadelphia ultimately fell 38-27 to Dallas at the Linc.

We waited for Tony Romo to be Tony Romo in December, but it didn’t happen. Instead, he finished the game 22/31 for 265 yards and 3 TDs. No interceptions. Boo. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles can’t hang on in loss to Dallas Cowboys’

Eying the enemy: Dallas defense looking for redemption in rematch with the Eagles

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And it’s McCoy with the facepalm to the Dallas defense! Image via Marine Barracks Washington 8th & I on Flickr.

It’s the day before the big Dallas Cowboys – Philadelphia Eagles rematch, and it seems like a loong time until Sunday night. To get (more) riled up, I decided to work on my pre-holiday diet and scour the stories of the Dallas media in advance of the huge primetime meeting. Continue reading ‘Eying the enemy: Dallas defense looking for redemption in rematch with the Eagles’

Morning Muse: Many reasons for concern after Philadelphia Eagles’ loss to the Seattle Seahawks

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mark-sanchez-philadelphia-eaglesLeSean McCoy passed Philadelphia Eagles legend Wilbert Montgomery’s franchise all-time rushing record in his team’s 24-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. That may be about the only good news to report from the ugly defeat at the Linc. Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Many reasons for concern after Philadelphia Eagles’ loss to the Seattle Seahawks’

High flying Eagles offense takes on stingy Seahawks D in huge NFC matchup

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The Seattle Seahawks face the Philadelphia Eagles at the Linc today for a huge NFC showdown. Who will prevail?

The NFL’s top-ranked defense will meet a soaring Eagles offense, fourth in the league and cruising at 416.2 yards per game. Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving beat down of the Cowboys showed a Birds team firing on all cylinders, ready for their most critical matchups of the season. With the o-line finally finding its footing with the return of Jason Kelce and Evan Mathis, LeSean McCoy has had back-to-back games of  100+ yards. Continue reading ‘High flying Eagles offense takes on stingy Seahawks D in huge NFC matchup’

Connor Barwin on award: ‘People are taking notice of our defense’

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ConnorBarwinPhiladelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin had a hell of a November. He was a sacking beast, leaving opposing quarterbacks little chance to remain on their feet. His feats were noticed around the NFL, with Barwin named as the NFC Defensive Player of the Month on Thursday. Continue reading ‘Connor Barwin on award: ‘People are taking notice of our defense’’