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Philadelphia Eagles face must-win against Washington Redskins to keep playoff hopes alive

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The task for the Philadelphia Eagles this Saturday against the Washington Redskins is the same as it’s been all season: to win. But that goal now takes on an added edge of importance. It is what they must do in order to hold on to their already diminished odds of landing a playoff berth by taking the NFC East. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles face must-win against Washington Redskins to keep playoff hopes alive’

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’