Found November 06, 2012 on
The good news: The Eagles outgained the Saints on offense, 447-371.
The bad news?
Where do I start?
The offense was 0-5 in the Red Zone, with two field goals, and an interception for a touchdown.
Michael Vick threw an interception, fumbled once (which was recovered by Eagles) and was sacked seven times for a minus 48 yards.
The Saints had the worst defense in the NFL, yet ramped it up for the hapless Eagles, sometimes outnumbering Vick on the line of scrimmage and coming through untouched.
Philly.com is right: The players have given up on Reid.
The only player to show enough speed to score (skirt the red zone) was DeSean Jackson, who went 77 yards for a touchdown. He had a nice move at about the 30 yard line to shake a defender.
LeSean McCoy was good, too, rushing 19 times for 119 yards. But could never break free totally for a touchdown.
Brent Celek made some key plays, but looked as if he left a few throws on the field.
One touchdown against a pitiful Saints defense. Opposing team...
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NewsTags: Andy ReidClay HarborLeSean McCoyMarty MornhinwegMichael VickPhiladelphia EaglesEagles offensive masterminds Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg have not had a good game plan in the red zone. They don’t have a group of plays which are effectively consistent down there and it’s the reason they can’t punch the ball in...
The ongoing saga of Michael Vick and what his future holds in Philadelphia got more complicated this week when Marcus Vick decided to spend the extent of Monday Night Football tweeting a defense of his brother and saying he wanted to be traded. Marcus Vick’s entertaining rant, which put the blame on just about everybody but his older brother, led to Michael Vick later apologizing...
I can’t wait to listen to sports talk radio today here in Philadelphia, as I’m sure it will be a blood-bath calling for the firing of Andy Reid, the benching of Michael Vick and a slew of other venomous demands.Last night’s game played right into everything that has been said about the Eagles this season.We saw issues in the red zone for Philadelphia while we saw a passing...
Man stop your wining, Michael.
So the media is the cause of the Eagles’ maladies are the media’s fault?
He said after practice that the media are “creating turmoil.”
Grow a pair of ‘em Michael.
See if the line protects you.
Show us some umph and we will support you.
Andy Reid fired the defensive coordinator and the only reason he didn’t fire his offensive coordinator...
To no one’s surprise (except maybe Andy Reid’s), New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was named the most overrated head coach in the NFL. The Sporting News conducted a mid-season survey of 103 current NFL players from 27 teams and Rex topped the list.
The rest of the list breaks down as follows:
Rex Ryan, Jets (35 votes)
Bill Belichick, Patriots (16 votes)
Andy Reid, Eagles (9...
Michael Vick and Drew Brees came into the NFL the same year.
Now, they're in the same predicament.
Both are the quarterbacks of increasingly desperate teams, the season teetering on the edge of collapse.
Brees has essentially become a one-man show for the New Orleans Saints (2-5), who are plagued by a historically leaky defense and anemic running game.
For Vick, the stakes...
After his brother Marcus tweeted he wanted his brother out of Philadelphia, Michael Vick talked to his brother about not ruining the Vick name anymore (Credit: AP Photo)
During Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick had a rough night. His offensive line looked to be one of the worst in the NFL. As the game was playing out...
NEW ORLEANS -- So much for players-only meetings. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick used the occasion of his team's three-game October nosedive to bring his teammates behind closed doors last week in an attempt to hash out their woes. After a 28-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night -- the Eagles' fourth consecutive defeat and fifth in six games...
If you had told me before the game that the Saints would sack Michael Vick 7 times and hold the Eagles to 7 points, I would have laughed in your face. If you told me they'd yield 447 yards, I'd absolutely believe you. If you told me both would happen, I'd probably seek to have you institutionalized. But that's exactly what happened oddly enough. Make no mistake, the...
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are having fun again. They hope it's a sign of things to come in the second half of the season.
Michael Vick kept picking himself up off the Superdome turf, the recipient of an awful beating.
The Philadelphia Eagles are down -- and nearly out.
Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games, and Patrick Robinson...
In my (biased) mind, I truly think the Eagles vs. Cowboys is the greatest rivalry in the NFL today. Each time the two teams meet, there is always something on the line.Last year, the Cowboys playoff spot counted on a win in Week 16; unfortunately they lost after Tony Romo went down early on with a hand injury.This year, they will play for their playoff lives.Sitting at 3-5, neither...