Found November 02, 2011 on
NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
Part of the reason the Dallas Cowboys were so thoroughly thrashed by the Philadelphia Eagles last week may have been that, more or less, the Eagles’ offense had a good idea of what they’d see out of Rob Ryan’s defense.
"They do a lot of walking around, they play a few different coverages," Eagles’ tight end Brent Celek told ESPN Radio’s “Galloway and Company” this week, via the Dallas Morning News. "But I think one of the key things is that we were ready for anything."
Prior to the game, Philly’s offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinwheg reportedly alerted his players to Rob Ryan’s use of the Cover 2 in the past, to contain Michael Vick and neutralize deep threats.
"And, man, that's exactly what they did the whole game," Celek said. "And we had Cover-2 beaters ready to get after them, and that's what we did. They tried to take away the outside with our skill guys and we had to work it in the middle of the field. So it was more on Jason [...
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McCoy had 200 yards of total offense in the Eagles 34-7 thrashing of the Cowboys. He finished with 30 carries for 185 yards and 2 touchdowns, as well as 2 receptions for 15 yards.
McCoy is now 2nd in the league in rushing yards with 754, only 44 behind Adrian Peterson despite...
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After a thrilling win against the Cowboys, Andy Reid now sets his sights to the Chicago Bears next Monday night. The Bears have had the Eagles’ number lately, winning the last two of three games between the two teams.
But did the win over Dallas give Andy Reid more confidence? If there is one [...]
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Chicago Bears vs Philadelphia Eagles Odds
Philadelphia has begun looking like the team oddsmakers thought they were coming out of training camp, with back-to-back victories against division foes.
They get a Monday Night Football challenge from the Chicago Bears, a team that has covered the spread four of...