Found September 14, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
As a never give up (I don’t use “die-hard” because it’s a notion of giving up at some point) Washington Redskins fan, it was painful to watch Monday Night Football’s opening game. Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the ‘Skins and, I would say, most people with their brutal high-tempo play, right out of the gate. It seemed they were running a two-minute drill for the first quarter every time they had possession... Read more

New Coach lifts wading QB, Eagles

Chip Kelly may be onto something. The Eagles offense ran 53 plays in the first half of Monday night’s inner-division contest against the Redskins, leaving the burgundy and gold defenders confused and frequently gasping for air. Michael Vick hasn’t looked more composed since his scintillating 2010 MVP-caliber campaign, and LeSean McCoy displayed the lightning quickness of his...

McCoy: Eagles have to do a better job rotating me out

(Credit: phillysportscentral) On Monday night, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy reminded the NFL why he was a top five running back just two seasons ago. During the team’s Monday night game, McCoy carried the ball 31 times for 184 yards and a touchdown. He also had one reception for 5 yards. Despite helping his team to a win and currently leading the league in rushing...

Philadelphia Eagles: week 2 home opener

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off of a week 1 performance that left fans both ecstatic about what the future holds, as well as with a cloud of concern over the Eagles’ inability to put the game away. Philly held on for the win, but not without some late game drama on the part of a 20-0 run by the Washington Redskins. The Eagles’ week 2 foes, the San Diego Chargers, are in...

LeSean McCoy wants Eagles to do better job of monitoring reps

Which one is it Eagles fans. Does Shady want the ball or not? Throughout the Andy Reid era, the biggest knock on Reid was his usage of Shady, or lack thereof. McCoy has a new coach and a new defined role.  The Eagles will go as McCoy goes after carrying the ball 31 times against the Redskins for 180 plus yards. McCoy doesn’t mind the Eric Dickerson like workload, but warned that...

Mike Vick Brings Wild Kids To A Phillie Game

Video: Vick has to shush these little animals

Eagles Lesean McCoy Wouldn’t Mind Rotating Out More

Ever hear of a player that didn’t want the ball every single down? Today is that day. Eagles Lesean McCoy says that Chip Kelly can do a better job of getting the ball to the other players on the field and rotating him in more. “I didn’t mind it Monday night” McCoy said this week per Tim McManus of “I think we can do a better job rotating because it’s a...

Michael Vick Throws 61 Yard Bomb To DeSean Jackson For TD (GIF)

DeSean Jackson is playing like it’s a contract year. Jackson, who has been paid all of his guaranteed money, could be released for minimal cap hit if he doesn’t perform.  DeSean has 14 catches for 262 yards and two touchdowns in first two games. He got the hint.

Vick struggles in Eagles' 26-16 loss to Chiefs

The old Michael Vick returned along with Andy Reid. Vick had three turnovers and got sacked five times as the Philadelphia Eagles lost 26-16 to Reid's Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. ''I take full responsibility,'' Vick said. ''I didn't get the offense going. I didn't get the tempo going. We didn't play well by any stretch. We didn...

Michael Vick Excelling in Chip Kelly's Offense

Two weeks into the Chip Kelly era, Eagles QB Michael Vick looks like an elite fantasy option.Fantasy Spin:Vick threw for 428 yards and two touchdowns on 24-of-37 passing and rushed for 23 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Chargers. Vick has six total touchdowns and zero picks over the first two games. He's a must-start in all leagues right now but it would be wise to shop...

Philadelphia Eagles: Game Notes, Fall Short To Chargers, 33-30

The Philadelphia Eagles came into their Week 2 contest against the San Diego Chargers with the confidence and hype of their revamped offense, led by quarterback Michael Vick.  The offense showed up as expected, registering 507 total yards. The Eagles battled back as they were down for most the game and were able to tie the game at 30-30 with little under two minutes left in regulation...

Aaron Rodgers, Michael Vick, Philip Rivers Make History in Week 2

Aaron Rodgers, Michael Vick and Philip Rivers each passed for at least 400 yards and did not throw an interception today. That is the most such performances in a week in NFL history.

Kelly admits he messed up injury rule

Chip Kelly is learning the NFL rule book on the job. The do-it-his-way coach didn't think he could use a timeout to allow a banged-up Michael Vick to stay in the game during an important moment in the Philadelphia Eagles' 33-30 loss to San Diego Chargers to Sunday. Upon further review, Kelly learned he was wrong. ''That's on me. I didn't think we could...

Eagles reportedly nearly traded for Colin Kaepernick, wanted to draft Russell Wilson

The Philadelphia Eagles seem to be well situated with Michael Vick running Chip Kelly’s offense, but a report says they had their eye on a few other emerging quarterbacks prior to last season. According to Pro Football Talk, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Eagles were in talks with the San Francisco 49ers prior to […]

Philadelphia Daily News Credits Story to Wrong Writer, Gets Corrected by Reporter on Twitter

Les Bowen is one heck of a reporter, and his tweets are both informative and refreshingly tongue-in-cheek at times. But he’s not about to take credit where it isn’t due. Bowen, the Eagles beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, clearly was surprised to see the Twitter account for’s sports section send out a link to one of his stories on Friday. It wasn’t...

Eagles' "Check Engine" light comes on during 33-30 loss to Chargers...

The good news is the Eagles scored 30 points and left maybe a dozen more on the table... The bad news is the Eagles gave up 33...  The Eagles' defense will be under fire today. But truth be told, we already knew that area of combat was our weakest point. I would like to point the finger more at the offense, who you would be advised to acknowledge has got to do a...
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