1. How an Uncapped 2010 Affects The Philadelphia Eagles' Restricted Free Agents

    As of today, NFL free agency is due to begin in 16 days. Of course, there’s a huge caveat hanging over that—the CBA is set to expire on March 1...

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  2. Super Bowl XLIV Commercials: The 5 Big Winners from the Big Game's Billboard Bonanza

    The Super Bowl has become a communal holiday event in America, and for many, the commercials that debut during the game are a bigger part of the atmosphere than the on-field action...

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  3. Super Bowl XLIV: Where Does Tracy Porter's INT Rank Among All-Time Great Moments?

    When Tracy Porter stepped in front of Reggie Wayne and took Peyton Manning's pass back 74 yards for a touchdown near the end of Super Bowl XLIV, he did two things...

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  4. Super Bowl XLIV: Reggie Wayne Could Be The Colts' Fourth Quarter Key

    The Colts entered the fourth quarter clinging to a perilous one-point lead. But to further illustrate just how amazing that stat lone is, consider this: through three quarters, Pro Bowl receiver Reggie Wayne had just one catch for five yards...

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  5. Super Bowl XLIV Commercials: The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the First Quarter

    For many people, the commercials played during Super Bowl games are perhaps more entertaining than the game itself. While the heavyweights like Anheuser-Busch and Pepsi always weigh in with ...

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  6. Breaking Down Burress: Can NFL Fans Buy Plaxico's Super Bowl Sincerity?

    During CBS’ Super Bowl pre-game coverage, Bill Cowher interviewed incarcerated wide receiver Plaxico Burress. In the interview, Burress again reiterated how he hopes to return to the NFL someday, and he appeared to be very remorseful in his tone...

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  7. Where is the Super Bowl in 2010? South Beach, Baby!

    For the second time in four years, the Super Bowl invades South Beach as Super Bowl XLIV emanates from Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Fla. tonight. Super Bowl XLIV's kickoff time is scheduled for 6:28 P...

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  8. The Philadelphia Eagles' 10 Biggest Draft Busts of the Decade

    As I chronicled last week in my Best of the Decade series, Andy Reid has a knack for drafting quality system players...

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  9. Three More Eagles Earn Pro Bowl Berths, but Is That Really an Honor?

    Remember that old tree in the woods conundrum? Well in that vein, there are now three Eagles that are wondering something: If they make the Pro Bowl because no one else cares, does it really ...

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  10. Philadelphia Eagles: The Top 10 Second Day Draft Picks of the Decade

    Throughout his tenure in Philadelphia, Andy Reid has had a lot of knocks on him about everything from play calling to personnel decisions to his weight...

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  11. Donovan McNabb Earns Pro Bowl Bid Thanks to Dallas Cowboys' Loss

    Aside from the satisfaction of watching Dallas get destroyed, the Philadelphia Eagles did gain something on NFL Divisional Playoff weekend: another Pro Bowler...

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  12. Philadelphia Eagles: The Decade's 10 Most Unforgettable Moments

    With the Eagles’ season now officially over, the “Best of the Decade” accolades can come pouring in. Leave it to me to do a little more pouring. When the calendar struck Y2K, the Eagles were at the end of the first year of the Reid/McNabb era...

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  13. Philadelphia Eagles' Offseason Begins: Answering the Team's Five Biggest Questions

    The secondary, with backup priorities at linebacker and offensive line. Of all things, the Eagles could most use a free safety and then either a good strong safety or corner...

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  14. Super Bowl Predictions: Five Stat-Free Reasons Why the Eagles Will Reach The Super Bowl

    Sometimes in sports, you just gotta believe. Unfortunately, that’s not good enough to maintain journalistic integrity. Nor is voodoo magic—unless you’re a Saints fan, in which case you can take the bag off...

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  15. Philadelphia Eagles' Fourth Quarter Report Card: Defense and Special Teams

    To put it mildly, the fourth quarter wasn’t a banner one for the Eagles defense. There was the Giants game, where they gave up 38 points and over 500 yards of offense—including two 60-yard-plus passing touchdowns...

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  16. Philadelphia Eagles' Fourth Quarter Report Card: Offense

    Although it wasn’t as strong as they had hoped, the Philadelphia Eagles did finish the 2009 season strong. For the second straight quarter the Birds went 3-1, but the only loss was a heartbreaking ...

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  17. Josh McDaniels Is the Poster Boy for "Too Much, Too Soon"

    It’s been a trying season for Josh McDaniels for various reasons. At the tender age of 33, he was thrust into the role of NFL head coach last winter—and at least as far as his team’s fanbase is concerned, he has failed miserably so far...

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  18. The 2009 Philadelphia Eagles Are What We Thought They Were After All

    To borrow an infamous phrase from Dennis Green, the Philadelphia Eagles “are who we thought they were.” What is that? A team that can’t run the ball, struggles on defense against well-balanced ...

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  19. The NFL's Rooney Rule: Snyder Tested, Jokebook Approved

    Last year, at a previous stop in my NFL employment, I wrote an article entitled “Yes We Can…We Just Don’t Have To...

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  20. Philadelphia Eagles' Week 17 Playoff Scenarios

    I believe they will end up with the No. 2 seed. They control their own destiny, and with the division title at stake, they will come out firing on Sunday. Remember, last year the Birds snuck into the sixth spot with a 44-6 thrashing of Dallas...

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  21. Why the Eagles Got Effed When the Jets and Bengals Got Flexed

    The answer to the titular query is quite simple: Eagles versus Cowboys is—and at 8:20 pm Sunday still will be—the most important game of the week. Oh, so you want reasons? Fine. I’ve heard the arguments...

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  22. The Six Philadelphia Eagles Most Deserving of a Flight To the Pro Bowl

    Mmm...cheerleaders. Anyway, Pro Bowl voting came to a close last week, and the participants in the Jan. 31 game will be announced on Tuesday...

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  23. Home for the Holidays: Looking at Brian Dawkins' Return to Philadelphia

    They say you can’t go home again. They also say there's no place like home for the holidays. Both are true in the case of Brian Dawkins, who, on Sunday, will once again walk out onto the field that he patrolled for 13 years...

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  24. Is LeSean McCoy's Eagles Rookie Rushing Record a Milestone or a Curse?

    It’s easy for rushing milestones to get lost in the offensive blitz that is the Philadelphia Eagles. After all, through 15 weeks they’re ranked 21st in the NFL in rushing and were, at one point not too long ago, as low as No...

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  25. Why Philadelphia Eagles' Biggest Week of the Season Is Week 15

    They’ve swept two division rivals, made a pair of impressive fourth-quarter comebacks, and won with three different quarterbacks at the helm. After 14 weeks, they’re in first place by a half-game, the virtual best team in the NFC East...

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