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Pro Sports Daily:
PHILADELPHIA - Each team has a Pro Bowl quarterback, but the star of this show was an unheralded rookie playing in his first NFL game. Quarterback Nick Foles, the Philadelphia Eagles' third-round pick from Arizona, threw two long touchdown passes on Thursday night to lead the Eagles to a 24-23 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lincoln Financial Field. Foles completed 6 of 10 passes for 144 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions for a QB rating of 143.75. And Eagles kicker Alex Henery was the hero in the closing seconds, booting a 51-yard field goal with 12 seconds left for the winning points. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn't play much for the Steelers, but he played long enough - one series -- to complete almost all of his passes and give his team a 3-0 lead. More importantly, Roethlisberger got out of the exhibition without getting injured, even though he was sacked twice. That's more than the Eagles' Michael Vick can say. Vick hurt h...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid remarkably resumed his coaching duties on Wednesday, just one day after laying his oldest son, Garrett, to rest.
In addressing the media for the first time since Garrett’s death on Sunday, Reid showed tremendous strength but also humility in describing his feelings on the outpouring of support from all of his families–his blood relatives...
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The Philadelphia Eagles’ offseason began with DeSean Jackson’s uneasy contract discussions, but has culminated in an impressive, yet emotional training camp. Along the way, we’ve seen a trade for a former Pro Bowl linebacker, Andy Reid receive high marks for his overhaul of talent in the NFL Draft and a change in upper management.
With all these...
While compassionate fans showed their support for Andy Reid, most of the Philadelphia Eagles gave a boo-worthy performance in their preseason opener.
The first-team offense went three-and-out twice and Michael Vick barely escaped serious injury when he hurt his thumb on his last play. The starting defense allowed an opening drive that lasted 9:48 and gave up 10 points on two possessions...
Andy Reid was welcomed back to the sideline with a standing ovation and chants of ''Andy! Andy! Andy!''
Then the Philadelphia Eagles gave their grieving coach a small reason to smile.
Alex Henery kicked a 51-yard field goal with 12 seconds left to lift the Eagles to a 24-23 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in their preseason opener Thursday night.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid stayed away from practice for two days after the death of his son, Garrett. He returned today to answer questions and discuss his emotions having buried his 29-year-old son after he was found unresponsive at the team's pre-season facilities at Lehigh.
Here's Reid's opening statement...
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In a game dedicated to Garrett Reid, it was the Eagles' third and fourth-stringers who saved the day. If we didn't know any better, we would have thought Nick Foles and Trent Edwards were the first and second string quarterbacks.
Michael Vick and Mike Kafka were dreadful as the first and second team offenses failed to score...
You knew I would get hurt Juan…
Mike Vick already hit his hand and injured his thumb on another player’s helmet in his first preseason action. You know the risk and you know the reward. Vick’s ADP is still pretty good, but if you think he will stay healthy, good luck with that. He can win your league or be a big headache. At least the X-Rays were negative.
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Michael Vick left tonight's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after hitting his hand on one of his lineman's helmet. It's not immediately available how severe the injury to his throwing hand is, but it's no surprise the injury marked the end of Vick's game.
Vick completed three of his four passes, but that only accounted for 6 yards against a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Doug Plank watched just about every Arizona Rattlers home game from the stands last year, while Kevin Guy watched in agony as his Rattlers lost the 2011 Arena Football League championship on the final play.
The two coaches will be on opposite benches Friday night in New Orleans, with Plank guiding the Philadelphia Soul against Guy's Rattlers in the AFL'...