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Eagles News > August 9th, 2013

Video: Matt Barkley’s First NFL TD vs. New England Patriots

Here is a video of Matt Barkley’s first NFL touchdown to Greg Salas during 2013 NFL Preseason Week 1 against the New England Patriots.

Eagles News > August 9th, 2013

Video: DeSean Jackson TD vs. New England Patriots (8/9/13)

Here it is, the first Eagles touchdown of the 2013 season. On the Eagles first drive in Preseason Week 1, Michael Vick connects with DeSean Jackson for a 47-yard touchdown.

Eagles News > July 29th, 2012

Eagles Fantasy Football Team Names

We are six weeks away from the NFL season and we’re already gearing up for fantasy football — doing our research, ranking our players, and trying to come up with creative team names. Here is a list of fantasy football team names for Eagles fans. We have a team name for Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Babin, Brent Celek, Nnamdi Asomugha, and more.

  1. The Real McCoy
  2. DeSeantourage
  3. Bustin a McNutt
  4. The ConVicks
  5. Maclin On Your Girl
  6. Vick Will McNabb Your Position
  7. The Celek Few
  8. Back That Asomugha Up
  9. Maclin-Turner Overdrive
  10. InVickTus
  11. My Babin Back Ribs
  12. The Viet-Nnamdi War
  13. Run DRC

If you can think of more Eagles fantasy football team names, hit us up.

Eagles News > April 30th, 2011

Eagles Draft Pitt RB Dion Lewis

I was hoping the Eagles would use a 3rd or 4th rounder on Nebraska RB Roy Helu, but the Washington Redskins nabbed him. No worries though as the Eagles add a nice backup to LeSean McCoy with another Pittsburgh product in Dion Lewis. Lewis is an incredible back and I am pumped at how the Eagles draft is shaping up.

Eagles News Flyers News Phillies News Sixers News > March 8th, 2011

Philly Sports Fan Tattoo

Check out this tattoo of a dedicated Philadelphia Sports fan.  Pretty wild. Courtesy of Bar Stool Sports:

Philadelphia Sports Fan Tattoo

Eagles News > February 2nd, 2011

Andy Reid as an Angry Birds Character?

Do you think Andy Reid looks like an Angry Birds pig?
Andy Reid Angry Birds

Eagles News > December 19th, 2010

Video: DeSean Jackson Winning Punt Return vs. Giants


Eagles News > December 12th, 2010

Video: DeSean Jackson TD and Celebration vs. Cowboys

DeSean Jackson loves pulling out his best touchdown celebrations against the Dallas Cowboys. After tossing away the ball from the 1-yard line in Dallas, DeSean Jackson topped his prior stunt in Dallas. With the Eagles pinned back on their 9-yard line, Vick threw a quick pass to DeSean on an out route and DeSean danced his way past the Cowboys D, stopped at the 1-yard line, and this time got in with the football, falling backwards in the endzone. Check out this TD celebration against the Cowboys.


Eagles News > November 16th, 2010

Video: Michael Vick’s 6 TDs Against Redskins

Give him an extension, right now!


Eagles News > September 21st, 2010

Why the Eagles named Michael Vick as the starting QB

Why Michael Vick was named Eagles starterI think naming Michael Vick the starting QB for the Eagles was the right move. Most people think he was named the starting QB just because he had a very strong performance against the Packers and followed that up with another great performance against the Lions. While Vick’s play in both of those games was phenomenal and was definitely a factor in the Eagles decision, I think there’s more to this decision than what meets the eye.

There are three additional factors that I think contributed to this decision.

First, the Eagles offensive line. The Eagles offensive line has been riddled with injuries this season. Not only have the Eagles lost their starting fullback Leonard Weaver and center Jamaal Jackson, but Jason Peters, Nick Cole, and Todd Herremans are all playing banged up. Green Bay was able to bring pressure on virtually every down whether they were bringing just 4 men or 6 men. Andy Reid knows that with all the injuries to his offensive line, he needs a mobile quarterback so his team doesn’t give up 5-6 sacks per game. Michael Vick’s ability to avoid a 10 yards loss and pick up a 10 yard gain is uncanny. He does it multiple times in a game. I think it’s quite clear that the Eagles offensive line was the #1 motivating factor for this move.

Kevin Kolb is/was supposed to be the Eagles franchise quarterback. I don’t think they would just bench him for just one poor half of football unless there were other factors present. Another reason for the move is DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin standing behind Vick and voicing their wishes to Andy Reid that they want Vick as their QB. I don’t know if anyone else picked this up, but both Maclin and Jackson gave their TD balls to Vick after they scored in the Lions game.

Lastly, Andy Reid took a lot of heat for keeping Stewart Bradley in the Packers game after he suffered a concussion. Andy can now say that he’s making this move to protect his players.

What do you think were the motives behind the decision?

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