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Jon Dorenbos and Colt Anderson return to Philadelphia Eagles special teams in 2013

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As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare to make moves in free agency when it begins on Tuesday at 4 pm, on Monday they took time to secure two returning faces from special teams for 2013. The team signed long snapper Jon Dorenbos to a 4-year deal and safety and special teams ace Colt Anderson signed a one-year long deal with the team.

Dorenbos was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent and Anderson would have become a restricted free agent. Continue reading ‘Jon Dorenbos and Colt Anderson return to Philadelphia Eagles special teams in 2013’

Philadelphia Eagles season sinks even further into meaninglessness

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The ending of Sunday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins, the final home game of an awful season for the Birds, was a good analogy for the frustration of the entire year. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles season sinks even further into meaninglessness’

Washington Redskins v. Philadelphia Eagles: Birds relishing the role of spoiler?

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A lot has changed since the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins first met in Week 11. That game was Nick Foles’ first career start in that NFL. Both teams were 3-6.

But that’s where the fortunes of the teams took divergent paths. Continue reading ‘Washington Redskins v. Philadelphia Eagles: Birds relishing the role of spoiler?’

No love lost from the Philadelphia Eagles linebackers over the departure of the Wide-9

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It was no illusion. The Philadelphia Eagles defense played better than they had in weeks in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It couldn’t have all been because the death knell had been blown to the Wide 9 with the firing of Jim Washburn, could it?

Not all, but it certainly didn’t hurt. The linebackers  felt that new d-line coach Tommy Brasher’s more traditional approach made their work on the field easier. Some were open in speaking about it to Tim McManus at Birds 24/7 on Tuesday. Continue reading ‘No love lost from the Philadelphia Eagles linebackers over the departure of the Wide-9’

Nick Foles and the return of hope to the Philadelphia Eagles

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It’s a sad state of affairs when simply getting a win becomes the goal of a football team. Not multiple. Just one. But that’s where the Philadelphia Eagles found themselves on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Tampa to face the Buccaneers.

Just stop the bleeding of over two months of not winning a single game. After losing eight straight losses, the feeling of winning had nearly been forgotten. But how quickly and gleefully it returned, with rookie quarterback Nick Foles leading two successful drives to bring victory to the Birds. Continue reading ‘Nick Foles and the return of hope to the Philadelphia Eagles’