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Philadelphia Eagles acquire LB Emmanuel Acho, say good-bye to RB Dion Lewis in trade with Cleveland Browns

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New Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho

The Philadelphia Eagles had a  busy Thursday making changes to their roster, making one player-for-player trade and cutting four others.

Running back Dion Lewis, acquired in the 2011 draft by Philadelphia, was traded to the Cleveland Browns. In exchange, the Birds acquired linebacker Emmanuel Acho in another move to prepare for the widely expected shift to a 3-4 scheme by Philadelphia. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles acquire LB Emmanuel Acho, say good-bye to RB Dion Lewis in trade with Cleveland Browns’

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?’

Eagles v. Cowboys: Hoping to avoid a prime time embarrassment

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To state the obvious, the Philadelphia Eagles games are incredibly painful to watch these days. The prime time games have become particularly worrisome, as it’s not just a segment of the country seeing how far the Birds have fallen this season. It’s the entire nation.

While we hope against hope that the Eagles can stop their seven-straight losing streak, particularly at Cowboys Stadium, I’m not sure that any of us who truly believe the Birds can pull it off. Continue reading ‘Eagles v. Cowboys: Hoping to avoid a prime time embarrassment’

Nick Foles again a hit in Eagles 27-10 win over Browns

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles faced an NFL first defense for the first time in his career on Monday night and if he was nervous about it he certainly didn’t let on.

In the 27-10 victory by the Eagles over the Browns, Foles finished the first half 12/19 for 146 yards with 2 touchdowns and 1 interception for a 99.9 passer rating. At one point it appeared that Foles had scored his third touchdown in under 6 minutes but the long haul to fellow rookie Damaris Johnson just missed being a score, as Johnson failed to get his second foot in the endzone.

For those keeping count, that’s 6 touchdowns in 3 preseason games for Foles, the most of any QB in the league.

Continue reading ‘Nick Foles again a hit in Eagles 27-10 win over Browns’