Found September 12, 2012 on Razzball Football:
It was an exciting week 1, with a lot of interesting performances, including several players shrugging off injury concerns to yield giant workloads.  JB got burned on his Toby Gerhart love, while Nick was left scratching his head saying, “What you talking about, Hillis?” In this week’s podcast, we preview all the matchups in week 2 while reacting, both other and under, to week 1′s performances.  Chris Johnson has had a meteoric fall, while Michael Vick falls out of JB’s top-6 QBs. Don’t forget you can tweet us questions, comments, or general insults @jbgilpin (me) or @nickcapozzi (not me) and we’ll get to your thoughts on the ‘cast. Download from iTunes

The Michael Vick Conundrum - Root for Vick or Foles?

It’s very easy to pile on Michael Vick after his 4 interception performance against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Anyone who reads this site with any regularity knows without any doubt that I’m no fan of Michael Vick. Never have been, probably never will be. The problem is that Michael Vick is the Quarterback of the Eagles, which happens to be the team I love and would give...

Philadelphia Eagles Talk on 900 WURD AM

Just before the start of the season, I spoke with Philadelphia Sports Week on 900 AM WURD about my predictions for the Eagles season, whether we could expect to see from Mike Vick and more more. In case you’re interested in hearing the interview, which is about 20 minutes in length, you can do so via the link below (with a slight side of static, just because you’re special)....

Vick's ongoing issues cause for Eagles' concern

PHILADELPHIA -- In 2010, the Eagles finished 10-6, won their division and pushed the eventual Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers to the limit in the NFL playoffs. In 2011, the Eagles finished 8-8 and didn't even make the playoffs. There was obviously a big difference in those two seasons and the main difference was the quarterback, even though he was the same guy. In 2010...

Why Michael Vick May Cost Andy Reid His Coaching Job in Philadelphia

Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images Just because Andy Reid is the NFL’s longest-tenured head coach doesn’t mean his position with the Philadelphia Eagles is secured by any means. Ever since taking over in 1999, Reid has been able to elevate the Eagles franchise from mediocrity into the upper echelon of the league, but has never been able to deliver the City of Brotherly Love what...

Week 2 of Fantasy Football: the Duds

Before we get to this week’s duds, we’ve got to do the best part of these blogs: tally the score from last week. My Duds from Week 1 - At QB I had Michael Vick, citing the dangerous Cleveland secondary and their ability to pick off passes.  Despite throwing 4 INT’s, Vick still managed 2 touchdowns [...]

Andy Reid is trying to turn Michael Vick into an old white man

You can talk about the bad decisions, or the lack of awareness when it comes to eluding injury, but despite his inadequacies, Michael Vick possesses a skill set that few others have been able to emulate in my lifetime, or maybe ever.I’m not his biggest fan, but not since the recent arrival of Cam Newton and more recently Robert Griffin III, has the NFL seen a quarterback who can...

Broncos-Falcons replacement referee handles middle school games

(Original image courtesy of Deadspin) On Sunday, replacement referee Kevin Akin was the head linesman for the Browns-Eagles Week 1 match-up.  Philadelphia defeated Cleveland in the game by a score of 17-16 following a late game go-ahead-touchdown pass from quarter Michael Vick. That same ref—Kevin Akin—will be working the Broncos-Falcons game on Monday Night Football next...

Eagles matchup with Ravens: will Reid put Vick in the right position to win?

Next up for the Eagles will be the Baltimore Ravens, and if you watched them Monday night play the Bengals, you should realize the Eagles will need a better effort if they hope to win. Starting with Andy Reid, who one would have difficulty arguing that last week Reid called one of his worst games as Eagles coach. When the Eagles coaches watch the tapes on the Ravens they will see...

Ravens-Eagles Preview

A late game-winning drive salvaged an otherwise dreadful Week 1 for Michael Vick. Joe Flacco was brilliant for virtually all 60 minutes. Vick could be facing an unfriendly home crowd if his performance is much like the season opener, and Philadelphia Eagles fans would only be more temperamental if Flacco and the new-look Baltimore Ravens offense have another big game Sunday. Limited...

Defense Saves the Day for the Philadelphia Eagles

  The Philadelphia Eagles escaped with a win against the Cleveland Browns 17-16 yesterday.  Most of the discussion following the game has been about Michael Vick.  Vick threw four interceptions, but did lead the Eagles on a last minute drive to get the W.  The unsung hero of the game was the entire Philadelphia defense.  There were many questions about the defense and how...

Baltimore Ravens vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Three Bold Predictions

The Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) will be hosting the Baltimore Ravens (1-0) on Sunday for their 2012 home opener.The Eagles struggled mightily against the Browns last week, but scratched and clawed their way to a victory.The Ravens on the other hand, destroyed the Bengals offensively and defensively.When I previously broke down the Eagles' schedule, I said this would be their toughest...

Vick looked bad, but Reid was worse

Dear Jason, It was wonderful spending time with you at the Olympics. I enjoyed reading your column about Serena's Crip Walk at Wimbledon. But it's football season, and I really need to hear the truth about the NFL season. Cheerio, Queen Elizabeth II Your NFL Truths for Week 1: 10. The most significant QB performance of the weekend did not belong to Peyton Manning or...

Philadelphia Eagles: Week 2 NFL Power Rankings (#10)

Last week: 4 (-6) Record: 1-0 I had the Eagles making a big jump this season because history suggested their turnover differential would improve, because of their high Pythagorean Expectation last season, and because of how they ended last year, particularly defensively. Well, the defense looked great. I know the Browns suck offensively, but you don’t hold a quarterback to 11 of...
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