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Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles slowly but surely return to health


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Slowly but surely, the Philadelphia Eagles are returning to health. Coming off of the bye, Wednesday’s practice saw the return of LG Evan Mathis, C Jason Kelce, RB Darren Sproles and LB Mychal Kendricks in limited action at practice. That’s gotta make you smile. – Birds 24/7

The Birds’ defense did a phenomonal job of shutting down the New York Giants in Week 6. But we’re still waiting to see consistency out of the D, which is a must if this team is truly going to be a contender. – CSNPhilly  Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles slowly but surely return to health’

Philadelphia Eagles bye week survival guide


It’s Sunday and there’s no Eagles football. What’s a fan to do?

Nine months of waiting for football season to arrive, followed by several weeks of the ups and downs that mark being a fan of Philadelphia Eagles football. It’s what fall’s all about, but once a season it comes to a screeching halt: The bye week. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles bye week survival guide’

Philadelphia Museum of Art has fun with Chip Kelly, features Eagles’ team photo


Like anything Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly does, the Birds’ team photo caused a stir. The speed and efficiency with which the project was undertaken, much like his offense, was a masterpiece to behold. All clocking in under five minutes. A mere four minutes and 40 seconds, to be exact.

The photo wasn’t just the team itself, which is quite an undertaken. It was the players, the coaches, and the training staff. The final result was a group that looked the size of a small army, all covered in green and white.

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Philadelphia Eagles flying high after total shutout of New York Giants


The Philadelphia Eagles head into their bye week flying on the highest note possible: On the heels of total shutout of those New York football Giants 27-0. 27-zip. 27-to-nada.

However you say it, the score is beautiful.

This is the game when LeSean McCoy finally got going, notching 149 rushing yards. The tight ends got into the act, with Zach Ertz and James Casey both getting in the endzone. Nick Foles finished the game with 21 for 34 with 248 yards for two touchdowns, but also threw two interceptions. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles flying high after total shutout of New York Giants’

An epic week in Eagles – Giants trash talk


Trent Cole will not be the only Eagles player going Eli hunting on Sunday night.

The hatred between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants runs deep, and the lead up to Sunday night’s matchup between the NFC East rivals has done everything to demonstrate this truth. Play on the field doesn’t get underway until 8:30 Sunday evening, but the mouths of the players on both teams have been going and going and going all week.

The barbs have been flying back and forth all week, so I’ll pick up with Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul showing his dislike for the Birds, as well as basic arithmetic: Continue reading ‘An epic week in Eagles – Giants trash talk’