Found November 08, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
"[The playoffs] are never out of reach when you have your queen on the board and that's Andy Reid." -- Michael Vick on the Philadelphia Eagles chances of making the playoffs. Queen on the board, or ace in the hole, or whatever it was that Michael Vick meant, the Philadelphia Eagles are done. Not like the first time they were done this year, after a listless effort against the New York Giants, or the second time, when a loss to San Francisco put Philly at an insurmountable 1-3. And this is totally unlike a few weeks ago when the Eagles were 1-4 going into their bye and were really, really finished. Nope, losing to the Chicago Bears to go to 3-5 on the season is it. Put a stake in the Eagles; they're done. At least that'll be the popular theme this week. It follows Week 8's "the Eagles aren't as bad as you think," and Week 9's "the Eagles are favorites to win the NFC East" and has just as much chance of coming true as either of t...

Guys! Mike Vick Nude Photo Scandal Is Not Derailing Tonight's Monday Night Football Party

Radar's suspiciously-named Amber Goodhand reached out to Vick's rep for a reaction about the the alleged nudeness: "The only thing Mike has on his mind is his date with the Chicago Bears this evening," his rep Rick French tells Yeah, us, too. More »

Vick Continues To Look Feeble Against Bears Cover 2 As Eagles Fall by Matt Lombardo

Michael Vick was stifled by the Bears cover 2 and single safety high coverages on Monday night, posting an Eagles career low 5.6 yards per passing attempt and despite great field position failed to orchestrate a final game winning drive. On the Eagles final play Monday night against the Bears Michael Vick surveyed the field [...]

A Small But Obvious Note To Coach For Life Andy Reid

No one cares if you, or your team, can learn anything from any experience.Personally, I've learned over the years that I would not trust you to find your ass with both hands and a map.We also do not care if your players love you.Personally, I'd love to have a boss that lets me work in an atmosphere without consequence. That must be very refreshing for football players, who...

Vick's up-and-down play factors into Eagles' 3-5 start

Michael Vick has gone from dazzling to sometimes mediocre, and it's one of the reasons the Philadelphia Eagles are sitting at 3-5 midway through the season.

Chaz Henry, You Play Ball Like a Girl (Video)

The Eagles lost to the Bears last night by a score of 30-24.  As many of us know Andy Reid likes to take risks and sometimes those risks don't work out for him.  The play call of a fake punt seems like the correct play call in this situation, but little did Andy know, his punter throws like a girl. Chaz had a wide receiver wide open for a first down, and if the pass was on...

And The Most Disliked Player in the NFL is………..

Michael Vick apparently hasn’t won over the fans just yet. The Eagles quarterback edged out the Jets’ WR Plaxico Burress as the most disliked player in the NFL. reported Monday that Vick is the NFL’s most disliked player, according to a poll by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research. reports that 60 percent of those polled picked said they “dislike,...

Game Recap: Bears Improve To 5-3, Edge Eagles 30-24

The Bears improved to 5-3 after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 30-24 on Monday Night Football. The defense contained Michael Vick all night long, improving to 4-0 all-time against him when he starts. The Bears offense started off fast driving down the field and finishing it off with a five-yard touchdown pass to TE Matt Spaeth. Taking a 7-0 lead into the second quarter, they added...

MNF: Eagles-Bears are familiar opponents

The Bears and Eagles might as well be division rivals. The two teams will meet for the fifth straight year and ninth time in 12 seasons when Chicago (4-3) visits Philadelphia (3-4) on Monday night. ''We've had an opportunity to play them quite a few times, so they know us, we know them, and it should lead for an exciting, good football game,'' Eagles coach Andy...

Episode 61: Final Verdicts

A new episode of NER, the guys discuss the sickening allegations at Penn State, tamp down the hype of The Game of the Century (LSU-Alabama); figure out why people still hate Mike Vick and remember where we were when we learned Magic Johnson had AIDS. ="" autostart="0" height="43" pluginspage="

42 Eagles - Bears Takeaways

We end Week 9 with CFL Reid's attempt to have the most acclaimed .500 team ever, and to continue to mke the punter position pointless. After an oh so subtle World Wide Lemur lead in where a fast black guy fights a big white guy, and Jon Gruden's first knobslob of the night (there will be many!), we've got football. Mike Tirico tells us that the teams have met five straight...

Did America Get The 10 Most Hated NFL Players Right?

If there's one great thing about the NFL, it's that it has any number of players you can hate with impunity. You can hate Mike Vick for fighting dogs. You can hate Tom Brady for having stupid hair. You can hate Chris Johnson for ruining your fantasy season (and oh, how I loathe him). Why, you can hate players for no reason at all! I hate AJ Hawk. I have no idea why...
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