Found September 17, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
Just can't get enough of seeing Brent Celek hurdling Ed Reed on Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles are 2-0 for the first time since 2004 and have proven that they are a good team. Even with nine turnovers in two games and a number of needless penalties, the Birds have still been able to prevail in both games of the 2012 season. “Good” has worked well enough so far but won’t be the key for this Eagles team to show what they truly seek– to be a great and dominant team in the National Football League. Even with four turnovers, the defeat of the Baltimore Ravens showed several encouraging signs from Philadelphia’s offense. Improvement in Vick. There was decidedly improvement in Mike Vick’s performance, who was 23/32 for 371 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions for a rating of 94.7. Last week, Vick went 29/56 for 317 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 4 picks for a passer rating of 51. Regardless of mistakes, Vick was able to keep his composure and for the second week in a row, orchestrate...
  • So far in two games the Eagles have proven that it's better to be lucky than good. They have yet to show they are a quality team.
  • DarthV the Eagles lead the league in total offense, made defensive stops when they needed to, and have driven down and scored a game winning touchdown twice. Jon Elway has made a career of doing that very thing. Here's the scary part DarthV. They haven't come close to hitting their stride. When they do, it could be bad for the rest of the league.

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Mike Vick hooked up with DeSean Jackson on what could be the catch of the day. With Vick and his Eagles backed up deep in their red zone, he launched a perfectly thrown ball to a laid out DeSean Jackson. Jackson somehow pulled in the grab just as Ed Reed absolutely crushed him. DeSean Jackson netted 49-yards on the play. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

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After an interesting preseason, the Eagles first two games looked like a cake walk and then a tough match-up with a team that many believe will represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. The cake walk didn’t exactly go as planned but the tough game ended up as advertised. In two short weeks, we’ve learned a lot about this team. To begin with, we’ve seen that Michael Vick is still...

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