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CLEVELAND - The gashes are a souvenir from a game he'll remember.
And, yes, Kurt Coleman remembers it.
"I didn't have a concussion," Coleman said. "My head was fine."
In the first quarter of Sunday's season opener in Cleveland, the Eagles safety got trucked -- there's no better way to say it -- by Browns rookie Trent Richardson. It'll be on every weekend highlight reel because Coleman's helmet got knocked off.
Coleman got the last laugh. He had two interceptions, including one on the last real play of the game to seal 17-16 win for the Eagles.
He had two bloody souvenirs, too, both on his face. The collision with Richardson left noticeable gashes on the bridge of Coleman's nose and on his upper lip. His helmet had been knocked loose before he got in position to meet Richardson, and it slipped down over his eyes so he never actually saw it coming.
That's no way to meet the 230-pound Richardson.
"I knew he was coming,&...
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It was a game the Philadelphia Eagles should have easily won. On paper they were clearly better than the Cleveland Browns, but as we all know the game is not played on paper. After making numerous mistakes throughout the game, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick made a big play at the end of the game to secure a 17-16 win over the Browns as the Eagles start the season with a 1-0 record...
As I sat on the edge of my seat, biting my nails for almost the whole of Sunday’s Eagles versus Cleveland match-up, I almost forgot my writing assignment: top 5 things we learned by watching.As an Eagles fan, I had to be happy with an ugly win, and put on my objective goggles to get present a fair assessment of what five things I “learned” in my Sunday Pigskin School class...
According to Geoff Mosher of Comcast Sports Net, Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is pretty sore after suffering a hip flexor on Sunday.
Andy Reid: maclin pretty sore with hip flexor.
— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) September 10, 2012
Depending on how severe Maclin’s injury is, he could end up missing some time. We’ll know more as the week goes on.
Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin left Sunday's game with a right hip injury but he has since returned to the field.Fantasy Spin:It seems like Maclin avoided a serious injury. We'll keep you posted if more information becomes available.
Eagles win despite Vicks poor play
Ugly, that is the only word you can use in describing the Eagles 17-16 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday. The fact that the Eagles won the game with 5 turnovers is nothing short of a miracle, well it did have much to do with how bad the Browns are. The Eagles defense kept them in the game, confusing rookie Brandon Weeden with coverages. Weeden completed...
I wanted to post GK Brizer's position-group grade on the Eagles win in Cleveland before I have to run on down to M&T Bank Stadium for the disturbingly early kickoff (7:00 P.M. EST) of Monday night's Bengals-Ravens game.I'll be back to add to this artcle after the Ravens game is finished. Hopefully many Eagles fans will be tuned into the Ravens game as a scouting...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Michael Vick overcame four interceptions by throwing a 4-yard touchdown pass to Clay Harbor with 1:18 left as the Philadelphia Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Vick led the Eagles on a 91-yard scoring drive, capping it with his short toss to Harbor on his career-high 56th pass. Before Vick rallied his team, the...
The Eagles are 1-0. No one got hurt. LeSean McCoy proved once again that he’s an elite running back. The defense allowed just 16 points, but they were playing the Cleveland Browns, with a rookie quarterback who threw for 188 yards. Philadelphia should have held the Browns to a low output offensively. Even though it is somewhat good, it is more so expected.