Found August 22, 2012 on Eagles Eye:
Barely time for we fans to catch a breath... the Eagles travel to Cleveland Browns Stadium tomorrow night for preseason Game #3...Nick Foles will get the start at QB for the Birds...and Dennis Kelly, the huge tackle from Purdue whom we lovingly call "Hagrid" here at EEB, will get to start at RT...Dennis Kelly aka Hagrid gets the chance of a lifetime... 5th round pick out of Purdue, 6-8, weighing somewhere between 325 and 340... He gets a start vs. the Browns due to a funeral leave granted to Todd HerremansRight tackle Todd Herremans will not play in Friday's preseason game against the Browns because of a family funeral, a report from the Eagles website confirmed Wednesday. Herremans, a staple of Philadelphia's offensive line for the last eight years, will be replaced by fifth-round pick Dennis Kelly, who will get his first professional start."I think it's going to be very valuable," said Kelly, who added that he found out he'd be starting Wednesda...

Is Nick Foles the Future for Eagles? History Suggests Otherwise

Elise Amedola / The Associated Press If I didn’t know any better, I’d swear that Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles was already a five-time pro-bowler and Super Bowl MVP. Fortunately, I know that he’s just a rookie who has attempted a mere 38 passes in two preseason games during his 15 day career as an Eagle. But wow, what a 38 pass attempts it has been! He has completed 24...

2012 Fantasy Football Preview: Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Monday night game against the New England Patriots may have not meant much in terms of scoring, stats, etc. But for fantasy football owners, it was the first time we saw Jeremy Maclin suit up this preseason. After dealing with a hamstring injury, Maclin sat out of last week’s game against the Steelers as a precautionary measure. Maclin’s debut Monday...

Mike Holmgren says there’s a chance Trent Richardson is ready by the season opener

Getty According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,  Browns president Mike Holmgren came out and said there’s a chance rookie running back Trent Richardson will be ready for the season opener. #Browns‘ Holmgren told @sportstime ohio said “there’s a chance” Trent Richardson will be back for opener Sept. 9 but team will be smart — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot...

What We’re Watching: Eagles at Browns

Week 3 of the preseason: The dress rehearsal that won’t really be much of one, thanks to scheduling. The Browns will finally play host, and this time, allegedly in their brown uniforms! The Mike Vick-less Eagles come to town, but at this stage, the opponent means very little. This one is all about the Browns and continued progression towards the start of the regular season. Want...

Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Impact Players vs. Patriots

Monday night was the second preseason game for Philadelphia and it was by all means their most important. Coach Reid planned on playing all the starters through the third quarter because next week the Eagles play their first opponent from the regular season and Reid doesn't want to show them anything.Obviously, things didn't go as planned when, once again, Vick went down...

Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Vick Injury Opens Door For Foles

Michael Vick: 4-for-7, 11 yards, 0 touchdowns, 0 interceptions, 62.2 rating (12 offensive plays).Nick Foles: 24-of-38, 361 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception, 118.4 rating (roughly an entire game played overall).Obviously, these numbers are a bit deceiving. Vick’s 12 plays of offense were stunted not by poor play, but a pair of injuries (jamming a throwing finger in one game;...

Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots: Game Analysis

1st QuarterThe first quarter was by all means the worst quarter in terms of how the team performed.The Patriots drove up the field and claimed three points by the way of a 51-yard field goal. Eagles didn't look confident the next drive and went three and out. The real story was when they got it back, and as fate would have it, Vick went down again.He was scrambling from the...

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Remember when the Philadelphia Eagles were referred to as the “Dream Team”? It ended up being more like the “in your dreams, team”. They had an awful start to last season (1-4 through five games), and were unable to recover from it, even after gelling a bit more and winning their final four games. Some analysts felt the lockout affected the Eagles more than other teams, since...
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