Found August 18, 2012 on Football Nation:
On this week’s version of preseason Monday Night Football, the Eagles face off against the New England Patriots, a team that handily defeated them, 38-20, in a Week 11 matchup last season.  During that lopsided contest, which was more of a bloodbath than the score may relay because the Patriots were letting go of the gas towards the end of the game, things got so bad that offensive coordinator Marty Morhinweg and defensive line coach Jim Washburn got in a fight on the sidelines after Morhinweg bumped into Washburn.  Therefore, as long as the Eagles can keep their coaches from fighting on the sidelines, the game will contain telling signs about the current state of the team.  Because the Eagles will be playing their starters as they normally would in a third preseason game, resulting from the fact that they face the Cleveland Browns in both their third preseason game and the first week of the regular season, the Eagles’ starters, who will play a majority of the first half of the g...

Reid and Vick saying all the right things… but lingering doubt remains among Eagles fans…

We are concerned about this team…which as our Gatekeeper Brizer has pointed out, is an entirely different issue from “worried”… We have issues. Not entirely happy with the LB or OL picture at this juncture..not sold on the defensive secondary depth, either… and not crazy about the QB mix… But Andy Reid seems to like what he sees… Before breaking camp on Tuesday to...

Rodgers-Cromartie on $21,000 fine: “I ain’t even got that!”

Eagles corner back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie received a $21,000 fine for leaving his feet and striking Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich in the head/neck area “unnecessarily.” When asked about the fine, Rodgers-Cromartie responded: “I ain’t even got that!” It’s safe to say he was probably joking, and had this to say about the hit: “I won’t hit him no more, I...

Ninkovich shifts from OLB to DE for Patriots

When he was an outside linebacker, Rob Ninkovich could spend more time covering receivers. He even intercepted two passes in two different games. He'd rather get sacks, and he has a better chance now that the New England Patriots have shifted him to his college position of defensive end. Playing on the line reduces Ninkovich's pass coverage responsibilities. He can focus...

New England Patriots: Camp Battles Heat Up

The Patriots are in the midst of a 10-day span between games. However, their Monday night tilt with the Eagles will kick off a stretch of three games in 10 days. This unusual schedule gives these practices heightened importance, as they represent the last extended period to install scheme and make evaluations from padded workouts. The evaluations are especially important, as this...

Fred Taylor ready to move on as he forgives former agent, Tank Black, for defrauding millions

Does the name Tank Black ring any bells to you? If not, you're not alone, but in the early 2000s, Tank Black was on trial for defrauding millions of dollars from players he represented including former Jaguars and Florida Gators great, Fred Taylor. The saga of Tank Black started in the late 90s. He landed Taylor as a client, and the two quickly built a relationship. Following...

Flashback: Tom Brady’s first modeling gig.

Flashback: Tom Brady’s first modeling gig.

Tom Brady: Over/under 4,500 passing yards this season? |

Tom Brady: Over/under 4,500 passing yards this season? | Roundtable with Frenz, Nick...

Plenty of great ticket deals left!! New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Plenty of great ticket deals left!! New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Patriots Know Onus is on Offense After Lackluster Showing Against Saints to Open Preseason (Video)

The Patriots aren't happy with their offense -- that's a bit of a surprise. In a game featuring two of the NFL's most high-powered offenses, and two of it's all-time great quarterbacks, suffice to say a 7-6 victory is not the way New England probably envisioned their preseason opener against the New Orleans Saints to pan out. Granted it was just the preseason and...

Jeff Demps Signs With Patriots

The trend of Bill Belichick picking up Florida Gators is continuing Friday. The Gators’ former speedster decided to sign with the Patriots after much interest in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Demps will join his former teammates Jermaine Cunningham and Brandon Spikes in New England. The Patriots look to be Super Bowl contenders again after losing to the Giants last year. Demps should...

Olympian Jeff Demps Signs With Patriots

Former Florida Gators running back and United States Olympic sprinter, Jeff Demps, has signed with the New England Patriots.Fantasy Spin:Demps wasn't picked in the Draft last April but he did show some NFL potential during his time at Florida, leading the Gators with six rushing touchdowns a season ago. He could get some chances as a kickoff/punt returner for the Pats, though...
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