Found October 24, 2012 on
Chicks in the Huddle:
This week is going to be, to put it mildly, interesting.
The Eagles are coming off a bye week in which Andy Reid replaced his DC and there are widespread rumors of problems in the entire front office.
The Falcons, also coming off a bye, are the only remaining undefeated team.
Andy Reid has never lost the game the week after the bye, including the infamously disastrous 2005 season.
This is a must-win game for the Eagles. We all have the sense that their season is hanging by a thread. If they come up with a win at home against the undefeated Falcons, one in which Michael Vick takes care of the football, the offense manages to put up some points, special teams doesn’t give up big plays, and the defense shows improvement, I think we’re all going to release a breath we didn’t even know we were holding.
If, on the other hand, Andy and Marty refuse to run the ball, Mike turns it over, the receivers drop passes or can’t get open, special teams continues to give up big plays, and/or ...
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Photo: Daily News via Philly.comThe Philadelphia Eagles are 3-3 and in the midst of their bye week. Michael Vick can’t stop turning the ball over. The offensive line has been brutal. The offense in general can’t score points. Reid and Mornhinweg can’t or won’t adjust their play-calling to overcome and/or reduce the offense’s shortcomings.The defense has collapsed...
Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham indicated that the team firing coach Juan Castillo was a necessary move based on some of his in-game coaching strategies.
Without a doubt the Philadelphia Eagles are the most desperate 3-3 team the NFL has seen in recent memory. From QB turnovers to coaching turmoil, this Eagles team seems to be one bad outing away from a serious shakeup that could include the firing of head coach Andy Reid and or benching of quarterback Michael Vick. It’s a volatile situation that has clearly fallen on the...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Since the Philadelphia Eagles traded him to the Atlanta Falcons in the offseason, four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel has, at times, taken personally comments attributed to Eagles coach Andy Reid about him and struck back.
With the teams set to meet Sunday in Philadelphia, Reid set the record straight in a conference call with Atlanta media. Of particular...
QuarterbacksTags: Andy ReidMichael VickNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesAndy Reid admitted to making a mistake in moving offensive line coach Juan Castillo to the defensive coordinator’s position. He was able to admit that mistake and he fired Castillo not because he was doing a bad job, but because he had an experienced and prepared coach...
Offensive LineTags: Andy ReidHoward MuddJason KelceJason PetersLeSean McCoyMarty MornhinwegPhiladelphia EaglesThere’s a good chance Sunday’s game will be played under rainfall. The ball will be wet, the field will be wet, the wind will be blowing and that environment will make it harder to throw the football down the field. Andy...
Linebacker Casey Matthews hinted at what he thought of Juan Castillo’s coaching when he summed up the first meeting of the Philadelphia Eagle defense in the Todd Bowles era on Monday: “We’re not going to be predictable anymore.”
Brandon Graham took those comments further on Wednesday by blaming Castillo for the Eagles defensive woes in the games of which he presided. Graham...
IRONIC ending to Vick’s career? Eagles/Falcons
Coming out of the bye-week the Eagles under Andy Reid have yet to lose a game. This week, the task of keeping that record in tact might be the most difficult of the Andy Reid era. The 6-0 Atlanta Falcons possibly the best team in football are in town, led by Matt Ryan and BIG receivers. Roddy White, Julio Jones, Tony Gonzalez, containing...
Coming off their week 7 bye, the upcoming home game against the Atlanta Falcons hopefully marks the turning point for the Philadelphia Eagles. In the wake of their collapse at home against the Detroit Lions in week 6, Head Coach Andy Reid terminated defensive coordinator Juan Castillo and replaced him with secondary coach Todd Bowles, formerly the Dolphins’ interim head coach....
Since the firing of former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo last week, we’ve been waiting for the corresponding shoe to drop on offense.
After head coach Andy Reid’s pronouncement that Mike Vick would remain his starting quarterback and that Marty Morhinweg would continue to call plays on offense, we knew that no sizable change were coming on that side...
This week the Atlanta Falcons take their 6-0 record to Philadelphia to take on Michael Vick and his Eagles. The importance of this game cannot be understated… Atlanta is undefeated and coming off a well-deserved bye week.
Michael Vick is on the hot-seat… He is turning into a turnover machine, and Philly head coach Andy Reid is putting the pressure on his starting quarterback...