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Five Keys to an Eagles Win Over the Browns

The Eagles are expected to cruise to a win today in Cleveland, and they are definitely the better team on paper, but there are certain areas the Browns could exploit to make it a closer game than expected or even pull off the upset.  Here are five keys for the Eagles. For a full game [...]

Eagles Open Season At Browns, Spotlight on Vick and Rookies

The Eagles open their regular season today at 1 p.m. EST as they take on the Browns in Cleveland Browns Stadium.  While the Eagles are heavy favorites and most of the matchups do favor the Birds, Philadelphia doesn’t enter the game or the season without questions. READ MORE: Five Keys to an Eagles Win After [...]

Can the Browns Upset the Eagles on Sunday?

For several reasons, the Eagles are favored over the Browns by 9 1/2 points. Cleveland has a supposedly sub-par quarterback in rookie Brandon Weeden, who beat out Colt McCoy by default. Cleveland also has two starting wide receivers that combined for just 92 catches last season in Greg Little and Mohamed Massaquoi.  Needless to say [...]

Eagles, Vick Need Fast Start in 2012

On the one hand, the season opener is only one game. On the other, it has been critical to success in the NFL to win the season opener.  Since the league went to a 16-game schedule in 1978, more than two out of every three playoff teams started their season with a victory. That’s according [...]

Joe Haden Likely to Play for Browns Against Eagles

The Eagles are already heavy favorites against the Browns in Sunday’s regular season opener, but it appears they will not get the added benefit of playing a Browns’ team without cornerback Joe Haden. The former first round pick tested positive for Adderall, a banned substance in the NFL, but is appealing a reported four game [...]

Are the 2012 Eagles Andy Reid’s Best Team or Most talented Team? (Or Both)

As of this publication, the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles are a sexy pick for Super Bowl contenders by all of the national “experts.” For perspective, some of the sexy teams last year were the Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets. The 49ers, however, were also early season “sleeper” picks by some NFL pundits. So [...]

Five to Watch as Eagles Visit Patriots

As the Eagles face the Patriots tonight in the second preseason game of the year, an unusual dynamic will present itself.  Philadelphia plans to play its starters up to three quarters, as the third preseason game is just four days away and is against a regular season opponent. That means that Eagles starters will likely [...]

NFL debut a learning experience for Philadelphia Eagles’ Nick Foles

by Reuben Frank Every mistake is a lesson. Every bad throw is a learning experience. Training camp is West Coast Offense 101, and Lehigh is his laboratory. And Thursday night, Nick Foles gets to find out exactly how much he’s absorbed, how much he’s retained, how much he’s benefited from all those mistakes and how [...]

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