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The Eagles had their first turnover free game since last season and Michael Vick was efficient and effective in a 19-17 win over the Giants.
The Eagles grabbed a 10-0 lead before being outscored 38-3 over the next 44 minutes and change in a devastating loss.
The Eagles will be missing two stars as Vick and Maclin are out with injuries. Vince Young and Riley Cooper are set to fill in.
What came first, the chicken or the egg? In football the run definitely came before the invention of the forward pass, but which should be focused on first today? Do you run to set up the pass or pass to set up the run? For the Philadelphia Eagles, it might not matter, as Michael Vick [...]
The Philadelphia Eagles know a thing or two about distractions this season. There were training camp trade rumors involving Asante Samuel, who was outspoken in response. There was the drama of “Sign Gate.” There were trade deadline rumors swirling around Asante Samuel, who was outspoken in response. Now there are Jason Avant’s rants about his [...]
NOVACARE COMPLEX, PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant met with the media today and discussed his post-game comments that ruffled the feathers of the Birds fanbase. Avant wouldn’t apologize for blasting Eagles fans and saying he didn’t want bandwagon jumpers back on board, but eventually extended somewhat of an olive branch. First, [...]
By now, the Eagles should have figured out how to beat opponents’ blitzes with tremendous efficiency. Defenses ramped up their aggression against Vick in the middle of last season, and the Eagles quarterback has been blitzed more than any other passer in the league through the first six weeks of 2011. Seven of Vick’s eight [...]
ORCHARD PARK, NY — This was not the start the Eagles envisioned. Not to today’s game and not to the season. Two first quarter interceptions served up by Michael Vick. In the second quarter, a pick-six from Vick to Bills linebacker Nick Barnett. A 21-7 halftime deficit for the Eagles. By the end of the [...]
5. Jason Avant’s Blocking – He hit two key blocks against the Giants last year – each on the game-winning play for the Eagles. Avant is one of the best blocking wide receivers in the game, and against the Giants’ frequent blitzing, including zero-blitzing, Avant can become a weapon that allows Philadelphia to design [...]
The little things make a big difference in football. You hear it all the time, but there was no better illustration than the two Eagles-Giants games last season. Both were fourth quarter comebacks for the Eagles. Both involved key blocks by Jason Avant on the game winning play and the Eagles benefitted on those two [...]