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The Philadelphia Eagles won their preseason opener in dramatic fashion when Alex Henery kicked a 51-yard field goal in the final seconds to give the birds a 24-23 victory. In a game that was dedicated to Andy Reid’s son, Garrett, it was the backups who came through in the clutch.
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First, it was great to see some actual football action after the long offseason. Preseason is mainly about the first team guys getting into rhythm and knocking the rust off as well as young guys trying to earn a spot on the roster.
Well, as it turns out, the Eagles’ first and second-team players are more rusty than the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz after a decade in the rain.
Michael Vick and the first team offense went three-and-out on their only two series of the night. Vick completed three of four passes for exactly six yards and was sacked once.
Our other offensive star, LeSean McCoy, netted -5 yards on one rush and one reception. DeSean Jackson had one catch for five yards.
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You always knew that Andy Reid would be back quickly. That he was back within 24 hours of burying his oldest son may have been a bit shocking, but Andy Reid is a rock. He’s been described that way by many over the last few days.
Andy Reid looked the same as he always does, but you got a sense in listening to his words that he has been changed forever. How could he not be? You don’t...
Just two days after burying his oldest son, Andy Reid was on the sideline Thursday night coaching his Philadelphia Eagles against the Pittsburgh Steelers in preseason action. Alex Henery's 51-yard field goal with 12 seconds remaining lifted the Eagles over the Steelers, 24-23. Tragedy struck the Eagles family this past weekend when Reid's son, Garrett, was found dead in his...
Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid told the media that he hoped his son, Garrett’s death would be a rallying point for those struggling with substance abuse.Michael Vick decided to take this a step further by stating:
Our entire season will be dedicated to Garrett,” Michael Vick said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “And I’m personally dedicating my season...
The Eagles won its first preseason game over the Steelers, 24-23, on Alex Henery’s kick on Thursday night at the Linc.
Yet, only the starters played the first quarter, Michael Vick early into the second quarter, but here is a few observations.
Too early to judge Vick on two series, yet he was largely ineffective until he got his thumb hurt early in the second quarter.
Last night in the Eagles first preseason game their starting QB Michael Vick bashed his throwing hand off an offensive lineman's helmet on the follow through of an incomplete pass. It looked bad at that moment but fortunately X-Rays came back negative and Vick is expected to practice as early as Saturday.
And just like that, we may have a bit controversy in Eagles camp.
The Eagles had been having a quiet training camp contract wise. The Eagles did a great job of signing their players and taking care of things so that when they got to camp this year there wouldn’t be any distractions.
Coming off of a week in which Andy Reid buried his eldest son and then returned to the team the...
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick left Thursday night’s preseason game early, after suffering a thumb injury to his throwing hand.
The good news is that the x-rays came back negative. I’m sure he has at least a sprain. There’s always a possibility that there is ligament damage, but we won’t know unless he gets an MRI.
Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick has shown improvement in his swollen thumb Saturday and is expected to return to practice, reports CSN Philadelphia. The swelling is apparently "way down," as Vick escaped serious injury in the preseason game against the Steelers Thursday. Source: CBSSports Attached Thumbnails
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Michael Vick was injured in Thursday night’s game.Michael Vick (Getty Images)
Vick was injured in the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers tilt at Lincoln Financial Field. He injured his left thumb in the second quarter.
He hit his thumb off the helmet of Eagles center Jason Kelce. The incident...
You want to know what’s driving guys on Twitter crazy tonight? Lack of sex and backwards Nike swooshes on NFL jerseys. You see Mike Vick’s right shoulder while trainers check his busted thumb? That’s the backwards swoosh. Guys are totally out of their minds analyzing what the backwards swoosh means to humanity.
Meanwhile, little kids this evening are going to bed hungry. Is...
With the 2012 NFL regular season just over the horizon, thousands of virtual General Managers are scrambling and strategizing for their upcoming fantasy league drafts. Last season the success of Cam Newton had many fantasy fanatics regretting their decision to not draft him. Where there are certain to be more surprises from the QB position in 2012, here are [...]
The other day in my Facebook stream (what, you think you get all of my content? I've got layers, man, layers), I mentioned that I was at the Eagles-Steelers preseason game. A guy that I haven't seen in 15 years then felt it was necessary to wish that someone would break Michael Vick's knees; this someone is, in fact, an Eagles fan, but "on strike" until Vick...
First Off - Something I Don"t Want To See Tonight:
Well - that's if it were Matt Ryan, and not Michael Vick. If someone brought Michael Vick out into the middle of the field, slapped his old Falcons uniform on him, and broke his leg again...well...that'd be alright with me. Ultimately, just want to make sure everyone stays good and healthy for the next 21-22...