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Most dangerous team in NFC?

Who is the most dangerous NFC team heading into the playoffs?

By Reader Poll | December 28, 2010; 03:10 PM ET | Comments (1)

Eagles, Saints lead pack

The Eagles have proven no lead is safe against them while the Saints showed Monday night they are capable of beating anyone anywhere. Both teams have a great shot to make a Super Bowl run.

By Jason Brewer | December 28, 2010; 02:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

Speed kills for Eagles

With speed to spare and Michael Vick playing his best football ever, the Eagles pose numerous problems for any team matching up against them in the NFC playoffs.

By Dave Goldberg | December 28, 2010; 01:52 PM ET | Comments (1)

Storyline is MVP

Michael Vick might be a contender by the numbers, but when it comes to narrative he's the prohibitive favorite.

By Emil Steiner | November 18, 2010; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

A video game brought to life

Michael Vick is showcasing a freakish set of skills that only seemed possible when you designed your own player in Madden. If he keeps this up, he'll be much more than just a remarkable reclamation project.

By Richard Boadu & Claude Clayborne | November 17, 2010; 08:23 AM ET | Comments (0)

A whole new Vick

If Michael Vick sustains his level of play and stays healthy, it could create a very interesting NFL MVP discussion at the end of the year.

By Michael Kun | November 17, 2010; 08:14 AM ET | Comments (0)

A knee-jerk reaction

Michael Vick deserves to be mentioned in the NFL MVP conversation, but there are plenty of others also having banner years who have proven their ability to stay healthy and contribute in every game their teams play.

By Matt Loede | November 17, 2010; 08:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

Health is paramount

If Michael Vick can stay healthy through the rest of the season and maintain his level of play to this point, there's no question that he'll be the NFL MVP. But that's a big "if."

By Leonard Shapiro | November 17, 2010; 07:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

For now, it's Vick

Michael Vick is bound to regress in the second half, but to this point, there's no question he's the NFL's most valuable player. And if he can stay healthy, he could very well earn the title by season's end.

By Anthony Stalter | November 17, 2010; 07:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

No rush to judgment

There's a reason the NFL moved its MVP voting to after the season -- to help ensure the most deserving player earns the award. Michael Vick is firmly in the conversation, but the award is still up in the air.

By Dave Goldberg | November 16, 2010; 03:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

Jumping to conclusions

It's far too early to accurately asses the quality of play and the quality of teams in the NFL this season. Defensive struggles may not appeal to everyone, but it remains a formula for success.

By Dave Goldberg | October 12, 2010; 08:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Peyton still a safe bet

Despite an 0-2 start in the division, helped by Jim Caldwell's timeout blunder against the Jaguars, the Colts should turn things around behind the most reliable signal caller in the NFL, Peyton Manning.

By Dave Goldberg | October 5, 2010; 08:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

McNabb = History, Vick = Future

Simply put, number seven's up, number five's barely alive.

By Emil Steiner | October 1, 2010; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Vick 2.0

Give me the new and improved Michael Vick for Sunday's big matchup between the Redskins and Eagles.

By Jason Maloni | September 30, 2010; 12:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

Which QB do you want now?

Which QB would you rather have right now, McNabb or Vick?

By Reader Poll | September 30, 2010; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

A (triumphant?) return

Sunday's Redskins-Eagles game is all about Donovan McNabb returning to face the team he led for the last 11 seasons. And if the boo birds are out to greet him, he'll feel right at home.

By Dave Goldberg | September 30, 2010; 01:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

Must see TV

The storylines, the rivalry and the importance of a critical early season NFC East showdown make Donovan McNabb's return to Philadelphia a must-watch on Sunday.

By Peter Schaffer | September 30, 2010; 01:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

Vick's first big test

The Philadelphia Eagles seem to be the ideal fit for a more mature Michael Vick, but can he keep up this pace?

By Robert Littal | September 30, 2010; 12:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

It only took 3 weeks

Three weeks into the season, football fans - including this one - see a new and improved Michael Vick leading the Philadelphia Eagles. And it seems most prefer that new Vick to the old Donovan McNabb.

By Michael Kun | September 30, 2010; 12:50 AM ET | Comments (2)

Known quantity

Michael Vick may have the hot hand and the better situation at the moment, but give me Donovan McNabb - the proven quarterback who knows what it takes to lead a Super Bowl contender.

By Anthony Stalter | September 30, 2010; 12:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Philly's youth movement

The Eagles have quickly turned the page on the Donovan McNabb era and their strong start with Michael Vick at the helm can be attributed to their emerging young stars.

By Sean McCann | September 30, 2010; 12:37 AM ET | Comments (1)

Same old Mike

Michael Vick has returned to form, but that form includes inconsistency and an inaccurate arm, which won't be enough for him to hold onto the Philly's starting quarterback job this season.

By Richard Boadu & Claude Clayborne | September 16, 2010; 11:12 AM ET | Comments (2)

A favorable defensive scheme

Michael Vick looked like a capable starting quarterback in rallying the Eagles for a second-half comeback against the Packers, but from here on out, defenses will be far more prepared to contain his running game.

By Brandon Benson | September 16, 2010; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Vick's back...up

Philadelphia Eagles must give Kevin Kolb time to recover from his concussion, but when he does, the starting quarterback job should be his again, not Michael Vick's.

By Dawn Knight | September 16, 2010; 10:55 AM ET | Comments (1)

Kolb deserves his chance

No matter how well Michael Vick plays in his absence, Kevin Kolb has earned his chance to be the starting quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Jason Brewer | September 16, 2010; 10:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Stick with Vick

Michael Vick has proven his ability to spark an offense and has the veteran experience and playmaking ability that should make him the choice to lead the Philadelphia offense.

By Matt Loede | September 16, 2010; 10:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

No metamorphosis

Michael Vick impressed against the Packers, but its unlikely that he'll be able to eliminate the decision-making and accuracy issues that have always plagued his play under center.

By Rob Rang | September 16, 2010; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

The people's choice

If he continues to perform the way he did against the Packers, Michael Vick may soon become the Philadelphia Eagles fans' choice to lead their team this season.

By Leonard Shapiro | September 16, 2010; 09:53 AM ET | Comments (0)

Not the future in Philly

Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid has hitched his wagon to Kevin Kolb, so no matter how well Michael Vick performs in his absence, he is not the future in Philly.

By Dave Goldberg | September 16, 2010; 09:23 AM ET | Comments (2)

The excitement is back

Michael Vick showed flashes from his prime in Week 1 and he now has the chance to take hold of the starting quarterback job in Philadelphia.

By Michael Kun | September 16, 2010; 08:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Overrated is an understatement

The perennially overrated Cowboys will miss the playoffs as the perfect dream season scenario unfolds for the Redskins.

By Dr. Mark Adickes | September 15, 2010; 11:59 PM ET | Comments (2)

No matter their record, Cowboys remain relevant

The Dallas Cowboys may be down at the moment, but their trophy case proves they are far from the most overrated team in NFL history.

By Richard Boadu & Claude Clayborne | September 14, 2010; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Love 'em or hate 'em, it's all about Big D

Whether you love them or hate them, everyone has something to say about the Dallas Cowboys, giving them nationally televised games and making their players household names no matter how well the team plays from year to year.

By Michael Kun | September 14, 2010; 09:57 AM ET | Comments (3)

Worldwide brand

Despite underachievement on the field in recent years, the Dallas Cowboys have mastered the art of promoting their product off it and remain at the forefront of the national consciousness.

By Peter Schaffer | September 14, 2010; 09:56 AM ET | Comments (7)

Who will win the NFC East?

Which team will win the NFC East this season?

By Reader Poll | September 14, 2010; 09:47 AM ET | Comments (2)

Perception and expectations

When performance doesn't meet perception, fans and the media are responsible for teams like the Dallas Cowboys becoming overrated.

By Anthony Stalter | September 14, 2010; 09:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

NFC East is anyone's ballgame

Too much money spent on receivers at the expense of a serviceable offensive line is just one of the many problems facing the Dallas Cowboys which opens up the division for the Redskins, Giants and Eagles.

By Doug Farrar | September 14, 2010; 02:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romo is Cowboys' achilles heel

As long as Tony Romo is at the helm for the Dallas Cowboys, "America's Team" will continue to fail to live up to lofty preseason expectations.

By Ken Palmer | September 14, 2010; 12:35 AM ET | Comments (8)

Still No. 1

One week into the season, the landscape of the NFC East may have changed, but the Dallas Cowboys still belong atop the heap...for now at least.

By Dave Goldberg | September 14, 2010; 12:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

Will Vick be a starter again?

Will Michael Vick ever be a full-time starting quarterback in the NFL again?

By Reader Poll | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Right place at the right time

When one of Michael Vick's co-defendants was shot after Vick's birthday party, the Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback was exactly where he should have been -- long gone.

By Michael Kun | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Public party invited trouble

By hosting an overtly public birthday party in his home town, Michael Vick invited the possibility for trouble back into his life.

By Chris Richardson | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Skills in decline

Michael Vick's skills, not his character, will keep him from regaining a starting quarterback role in the NFL.

By Anthony Stalter | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

He's just not very bright

While he may not be a bad guy, Michael Vick's poor judgment continues to lead him into situations that threaten his career and freedom

By Robert Littal | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

Bad judgment, little else

The only football worth paying attention to at present is taking place on the pitch in South Africa.

By Dave Goldberg | June 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Business as usual

Donovan McNabb leaving the Eagles for D.C. could shake up the NFC East, but all in all, it's just business as usual for both NFL franchises.

By Dave Goldberg | April 5, 2010; 09:37 AM ET | Comments (6)

FedEx-glue factory

It remains to be seen if this will go down as the worst move in Eagles' history or the smartest in Daniel Snyder's.

By Emil Steiner | April 4, 2010; 09:32 PM ET | Comments (4)

Will McNabb fit in DC?

What do you think of the Redskins trading for Donovan McNabb?

By Reader Poll | April 4, 2010; 09:25 PM ET | Comments (28)

Realistic expectations

Outside of Philadelphia, Donovan McNabb still has the ability to be productive with a fresh start on a team in need of a steady winner.

By Sean McCann | April 2, 2010; 12:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

The numbers don't lie

On the right team with a strong receiving corps, Donovan McNabb could continue to produce and win games.

By Doug Farrar | April 2, 2010; 12:43 AM ET | Comments (1)

He deserves better

The Eagles would be wise to see what they have in Kevin Kolb, but for all Donovan McNabb has given Philadelphia, he deserves better than Oakland.

By Dave Goldberg | April 2, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

The final piece

Donovan McNabb has plenty left in the tank, which makes him the perfect quarterback to push a borderline team into the playoffs. Think Brett Favre 2.0.

By Jason Brewer | April 2, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Could McNabb turn around a struggling franchise?

At this stage of his career, could Donovan McNabb turn around a struggling franchise?

By Reader Poll | April 2, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Tomlinson the Eagle?

With his age and skill set both factoring into his dwindling shelf life, L.T. could be best served to replace the banged up Brian Westbrook in Philly.

By Dan Parker | February 23, 2010; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (2)

A question of where, not if

LaDainian Tomlinson should land somewhere in 2010, the only question is where.

By Shawn Zobel | February 23, 2010; 10:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

Birds will soar

Here's a stat: Donovan McNabb and Kurt Warner have a combined 17 playoff victories; Tony Romo and Aaron Rodgers? Zero.

By Sean McCann | January 8, 2010; 12:53 PM ET | Comments (6)

Profiles in Courage?

I don't begrudge Vick a bit of whatever success he has in future but to single him out as an example? Tough to wrap my head around that one.

By Doug Farrar | December 25, 2009; 03:00 PM ET | Comments (2)

Is Vick Worthy?

Should the Eagles have picked Michael Vick for the Ed Block Courage Award? Vote now...

By Reader Poll | December 25, 2009; 01:16 PM ET | Comments (7)

Vick's the winner

In the eyes of a "jury" of Vick's peers, this award was well deserved - unanimous verdict.

By Derede McAlpin | December 25, 2009; 12:45 PM ET | Comments (19)

He deserves it

Maybe we as fans and media disagree, but we don't have a vote here. The players have the vote and therefore they set the criteria.

By Jason Brewer | December 25, 2009; 09:36 AM ET | Comments (8)

PETA: Eagles fumbled

Michael Vick should not be the person anyone points to as a model of sportsmanship.

By Dan Shannon | December 25, 2009; 09:09 AM ET | Comments (8)

Get over it

With all due respect to PETA, it's none of their business.

By Dave Goldberg | December 25, 2009; 09:09 AM ET | Comments (6)

Deserving enough

If you think about Vick's season on a human level there's really no other choice.

By Dan Levy | December 25, 2009; 08:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

Think of Tomlin

Did the Redskins make a mockery of the Rooney Rule? Absolutely. Does that mean it should be abolished? Absolutely not.

By Robert Littal | December 18, 2009; 10:44 AM ET | Comments (3)

Take it slow, Brian

Let's hope for his sake, his future doesn't pay for his present.

By Anthony Stalter | December 16, 2009; 01:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

He will play

If every test shows he's putting himself at no greater risk, he ought to be allowed to write his own ending.

By Sean McCann | December 16, 2009; 01:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

Be deliberate, Brian

Part of properly communicating a decision is about communicating the process that brought you to that decision.

By Jason Maloni | December 16, 2009; 12:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

Brian's choice

It's his career and his future, whatever he wants to make of it.

By Josh Zerkle | December 16, 2009; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

He's cleared, let him play

If the best neurologists in the world say he can play again, then I'm fine with him being out there.

By Jason Brewer | December 16, 2009; 11:15 AM ET | Comments (1)

His choice, but...

He has clearance and knows the risks than ultimately it's his choice... let's hope you makes the right one.

By Michael Oriard | December 16, 2009; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Brian, STOP!

Fame is fleeting, brain injuries are forever. I implore you, keep out of the game.

By Brent Boyd | December 16, 2009; 10:57 AM ET | Comments (1)

Know when to walk away, know when to run

I think the wise professional and medical recommendation would be for Brian Westbrook to call it quits this season.

By Dr. A. Brion Gardner | December 16, 2009; 10:56 AM ET | Comments (0)

A train wreck

Hopefully, Brian will decide when enough is enough, before he meets that ultimate wreck

By Mackie Shilstone | December 16, 2009; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (0)

Bubble's already burst

The playoff picture appears to be pretty well set, but I'm wrong more often than I'm right. So, look for change.

By Dave Goldberg | November 30, 2009; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

Still competetitive

There's no doubt in my mind that the AFC West, AFC East, and NFC West are all worse than the NFC East

By Shawn Zobel | November 23, 2009; 05:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Worst? Hardly

While the teams haven't been playing well as of late, the numbers clearly indicate the NFC East is one of the best.

By Dan Levy | November 23, 2009; 02:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

Eastern let down

Unrealistic expectations have doomed one of the best divisions in the NFL to disappointment, almost regardless of the outcome of the season.

By Sean McCann | November 23, 2009; 12:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

NFC West worse

The worst division in football this year is the same one it's been for several years. The NFC West.

By Jason Brewer | November 23, 2009; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (1)

Are you kidding?

The NFC East (one of the strongest divisions in the entire league) has no business being in this discussion.

By Sean Moroney | November 23, 2009; 11:36 AM ET | Comments (0)

How far has the NFC East tumbled?

The perennial beast now finds itself mired in mediocrity, but is it really the worst division in the NFL? Vote here...

By Reader Poll | November 23, 2009; 06:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Not even close

My first reaction when this question was posed to me was "Are you kidding?'' It's also my second, third and fourth reaction.

By Dave Goldberg | November 23, 2009; 06:40 AM ET | Comments (1)

Middling, not worst

The NFC East has hardly been the beast prognosticators thought it might be. But, no way is it the worst division in football.

By Edward Valentine | November 23, 2009; 06:27 AM ET | Comments (1)

Cowboys bandwagon pathetic

The legions of soulless, bandwagon Cowboys fans, scattered across America, make Dallas that much more repugnant.

By Jason Brewer | November 20, 2009; 09:22 AM ET | Comments (7)

Great QBs, not a rivalry

After Brady and Manning decline and then retire this so-called rivalry will fade and fizzle.

By Dave Goldberg | November 13, 2009; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Playoff Picks

With Pittsburgh and Baltimore in their division, the Bengals' luck is the most likely of the current division leaders to run out.

By Sean Moroney | November 5, 2009; 09:32 AM ET | Comments (1)

The bad luck Bengals

If franchises are somewhat branded by an identity, then the Bengals' is of a team perennially beset by misfortune and miscalculation.

By Jim McCormick | November 4, 2009; 04:53 PM ET | Comments (0)

Don't count on Cards

The only team currently leading their division played in last season's Super Bowl and, coincidentally, is the only team that won't play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

By Jamie De Giorgio | November 4, 2009; 03:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

No one safe but Saints, Colts, Vikes

The two divisional leaders I have the least faith in at this point are in the West -- NFC West's Arizona and AFC West's Denver.

By Rob Rang | November 4, 2009; 09:47 AM ET | Comments (0)

Not in the Cards

The one division leader that I don't see making the playoffs is the 4-3 Arizona Cardinals.

By Shawn Zobel | November 4, 2009; 09:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

Which leader isn't playoff bound?

Vote now on the current division leader that will be out of the picture come playoff time.

By Reader Poll | November 4, 2009; 09:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blame Andy Reid

Reid and Donovan McNabb destabilized the entire NFL with their inability to beat a bad team.

By Sean McCann | October 26, 2009; 02:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Middle Class Still Rules

Just give it some time, and the class system will sort itself out.

By Jamie De Giorgio | October 9, 2009; 12:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Storm Coming

Can Limbaugh assume such a prominent role but still be an ambassador for football?

By Jason Maloni | October 7, 2009; 12:11 PM ET | Comments (4)

From Bad to Worse

I'm not sure what's lower: Rush Limbaugh's approval rating in the African American community or JaMarcus Russel's passer rating.

By Roman Oben | October 7, 2009; 11:49 AM ET | Comments (23)

Green Is the Only Color That Matters

It's the St. Louis Rams. How much more alienated can those fans possibly be?

By Josh Zerkle | October 7, 2009; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

NFL's Greatest Nightmare

Limbaugh as an owner would be as comfortable as a colonoscopy with a periscope.

By Mike Freeman | October 7, 2009; 09:08 AM ET | Comments (31)

A Bad Fit

Limbaugh is a divisive rather than uniting figure; the NFL is all about coming together behind the teams and the league.

By Michael Oriard | October 7, 2009; 03:46 AM ET | Comments (9)

Propaganda Rush

Rush Limbaugh is an egomaniac who can't help himself when it comes to making conversational statements.

By Robert Littal | October 7, 2009; 02:55 AM ET | Comments (8)

Money Trumps Politics

Left or right -- only the size of his bank account will count when the owners vote, except in Philly.

By Leonard Shapiro | October 7, 2009; 12:44 AM ET | Comments (5)

Not All Humane Societies

I anticipate that most companies, like Nike, will wait for time to pass and for Vick to continue to prove himself.

By Nathan Whitaker | October 2, 2009; 01:06 PM ET | Comments (3)

Earn Endorsements on the Field

What kind of message does it send if you are using a player more known for his name than his play?

By Chris Richardson | October 2, 2009; 12:08 PM ET | Comments (1)

Let's Forget Vick

Let him rot in Philly as a backup quarterback, Wildcat formation specialist or Andy Reid's personal dry cleaning assistant.

By Anthony Stalter | October 2, 2009; 06:59 AM ET | Comments (4)

Give Vick a Chance

If I was an advertiser I would sign Michael Vick right this very moment.

By Robert Littal | October 2, 2009; 05:42 AM ET | Comments (7)

Be Like Mike

Don't believe the hype, dog killers buy sneakers too.

By Sarah Schorno | October 2, 2009; 05:17 AM ET | Comments (2)

Vick's Corporate Exile

Barring a documentary following several off-seasons in Calcutta, Vick's banishment from corporate endorsements would seem to be permanent.

By Michael Oriard | October 2, 2009; 04:58 AM ET | Comments (1)

Weak Vick Experience

I look forward to seeing PETA's use of the "Just Do It" slogan on their protest signs when Vick does come back.

By Dawn Knight | October 2, 2009; 04:33 AM ET | Comments (1)

PETA Says No One

If Nike and other companies know what's best for the bottom line, they won't touch Michael Vick with a 10-foot pole.

By Dan Shannon | October 2, 2009; 04:19 AM ET | Comments (5)

Learn From Ray Lewis

Michael Vick will get another endorsement deal exactly when corporations decide that he can help them sell sneakers, or soda, or cars or candy.

By Sean McCann | October 2, 2009; 01:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

Vick Can't Just Do It

Nike's statement demonstrates that the shoe giant is a bit queasy about embracing Vick.

By Jason Maloni | October 2, 2009; 12:27 AM ET | Comments (2)

Vick Is Still Radioactive

It is going to take more than three football games and two public appearances for Vick to regain any value as a product spokesperson.

By Peter Schaffer | October 2, 2009; 12:03 AM ET | Comments (2)

Vick May Kill Dog Fighting

We as a society are constantly evolving -- Vick will be remembered as the impetus for such change.

By Michael Kun | October 2, 2009; 12:03 AM ET | Comments (3)

When Cousins Marry

The Wildcat is a niche offense that will succeed on certain occasions but it's not the way to build a team.

By Brian Tarcy | September 30, 2009; 01:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

Just a New/Old Formation

The Wildcat has its place, but it won't replace the basics.

By Anthony Stalter | September 30, 2009; 01:04 PM ET | Comments (1)

A Vain Dalliance

The wildcat is a hollow prophet, not the messiah that will liberate football coaches everywhere.

By Sean McCann | September 30, 2009; 12:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

Wildcat No WCO, but no gimmick either

The Wildcat offense, technically, is a gimmick -- at least as it is defined by Dictionary.com

By Rob Rang | September 30, 2009; 11:24 AM ET | Comments (0)

Nothing Special

At its' core, the wildcat is little more than a running play designed to grind out yards, not a trick play.

By Jason Brewer | September 30, 2009; 09:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Just Another Fad

Teams using the Wildcat are basically admitting a weakness about their team.

By David Hill | September 30, 2009; 09:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

Here to Stay, But It Needs Some Work

The modern NFL is a passing league -- you can't single-wing your way to the Super Bowl.

By Doug Farrar | September 30, 2009; 08:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Backing Up Controversy

I said a few weeks ago that there will be a quarterback controversy in Philadelphia this season. I just didn't know it would be the backups.

By Dan Levy | September 15, 2009; 09:56 AM ET | Comments (0)

Andy Reid Will Adjust

Unfortunately for Donovan McNabb's fragile psyche, the Eagles will be fine for a couple of weeks without him.

By Sean McCann | September 14, 2009; 11:33 AM ET | Comments (3)

They've Done It Before

The Eagles have a system in place that allows them to win without him for brief stretches of time if need be

By Doug Farrar | September 14, 2009; 09:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

No McNabb, No Chance

Philly's Super Bowl aspirations hang on the health of Donovan McNabb.

By H. Gore | September 14, 2009; 09:05 AM ET | Comments (6)

The Bird (& Rib) Cage

The defense might carry them to the playoffs, but they need McNabb to win when they get there.

By Zach Leibowitz | September 14, 2009; 08:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hack the Ribs, Saints

If McNabb plays, his ribs will have bulls eyes on them.

By Mackie Shilstone | September 14, 2009; 01:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Temporary Survival

In the short term the Eagles can get by without McNabb, but niether VIck nor Kolb is ready to replace him permanently.

By Jason Brewer | September 14, 2009; 01:27 AM ET | Comments (1)

Fear Not, Philly

Eagles fans should relax. Even if McNabb is out for an extended period, the team will still be in playoff contention

By Robert Littal | September 14, 2009; 01:14 AM ET | Comments (2)

McNabb Takes a Little Ribbing

With the added protection of a well padded flak jacket, he shouldn't have any drop in performance.

By Dr. A. Brion Gardner | September 14, 2009; 01:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

Rate Michael Vick's Debut

Rate the performance of Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick in his debut against Jacksonville Jaguars.

By Reader Poll | August 28, 2009; 04:03 PM ET | Comments (10)

Expect a QB Controversy

In Philadelphia, the jersey is always greener on the guy holding the clipboard.

By Dan Levy | August 28, 2009; 09:52 AM ET | Comments (2)

A Good First Step

The experiment wasn't a failure right off the bat. And right now, that's all we can ask.

By Doug Farrar | August 28, 2009; 09:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Vick Baffles in Eagles Debut

Vick's presence seemed to slow the Eagles' offense more than confuse the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense.

By H. Gore | August 28, 2009; 09:26 AM ET | Comments (3)

Vick on the Right Track

For a player who hasn't played in two years, and for one that is playing with a new team, Vick had a good night.

By Shawn Zobel | August 28, 2009; 09:14 AM ET | Comments (1)

Vick Issue Still in Doubt

The issue's still in doubt, but that's a good thing for Vick -- he didn't screw up. In fact he could be great.

By Emil Steiner | August 28, 2009; 06:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Vick Takes the Phans

Philadelphia may not have a QB controversy on its sideline, but it has one in the stands.

By Sean McCann | August 28, 2009; 06:37 AM ET | Comments (2)

So Far So Good

Philadelphia Eagles fans are pleased, but we need to see more of Vick to know whether he's really ready for the NFL.

By Jason Brewer | August 28, 2009; 06:23 AM ET | Comments (1)

Few Protest Debut

Sparse demonstrations overshadowed by Michael Vick's competent on field performance.

By Mark Maske | August 28, 2009; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

It Was Wrong

I let myself down, not being out on the football field, being in a prison bed, in a prison bunk, writing letters home,

By Michael Vick | August 16, 2009; 10:43 PM ET | Comments (3)

Goodell Overbearing

What the cases of Vick, Stallworth, Burress, Jones and others show is that Roger Goodell is currently a man without constraints -- but that might soon come to an end.

By Neil Jacobs | August 16, 2009; 10:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Vick Cap Analysis

The contract structure agreed to by Vick and the Eagles seems to be mutually beneficial.

By J. I. Halsell | August 15, 2009; 02:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

My Head Is Spinning

Great for the offense, offensive for animal lovers... I'm torn.

By Emil Steiner | August 14, 2009; 05:20 AM ET | Comments (17)

Rare Risk

If he can be utilized as a potent weapon for this team, the talk will shift from morality to mobility.

By Jim McCormick | August 14, 2009; 04:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

Eagles Fit Vick

The Birds got what Vick needs, and they play in Philly, a town with a history of embracing the hardscrabble black athlete.

By David Aldridge | August 14, 2009; 03:29 AM ET | Comments (15)

Tough Landing Spot

If Vick's looking for that hard edge and an environment that will neither bend nor break, Philly's just the place he's looking for.

By Michael Wilbon | August 14, 2009; 12:24 AM ET | Comments (4)

Vick Got Lucky

When the worlds of sports and animal-rights activism collide at the team's headquarters in South Philadelphia on Friday, it's clear the Eagles will be prepared.

By Sean McCann | August 14, 2009; 12:18 AM ET | Comments (9)

PETA Clips Birds

Eagles fans can do is cross their fingers and hope that they won't ever have to explain to their sons and daughters what a "rape rack" is.

By Dan Shannon | August 14, 2009; 12:04 AM ET | Comments (8)

It Better Work

I've been the first to say that Vick deserves a chance to play, I just never thought it'd be in my town.

By Dan Levy | August 13, 2009; 11:59 PM ET | Comments (6)

From Jail Bird to Eagle

The distractions will far outweigh any production he provides the team.

By Zach Leibowitz | August 13, 2009; 11:35 PM ET | Comments (1)

Eagles Near Top

If Philadelphia doesn't have the best roster in the league, then they are definitely close.

By Shawn Zobel | July 30, 2009; 10:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Banner Is a 10-Year-Old

Only a child or an Eagles President would think Philadelphia has the best roster in football.

By Michael Kun | July 27, 2009; 01:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

Banner Lunacy

Every now and again, Joe Banner has an Al Davis moment. Don't be alarmed. It's a natural part of the aging process for an NFL executive.

By Sean McCann | July 27, 2009; 12:31 PM ET | Comments (0)

Brady Is the Difference

With Brady on board, the Patriots stand alone.

By Gene Wang | July 27, 2009; 12:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Banner's Right. Now just win, baby...

The Eagles are the most talented just like the New York Yankees own the most talented Major League Baseball team. Until they win a championship, however, does it really matter?

By Rob Rang | July 27, 2009; 12:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

Watch What You Say

It's a long season, and it's going to be interesting to see if Banner's words come back to bite him and his team.

By Matt Loede | July 27, 2009; 11:26 AM ET | Comments (1)

Let the Excuses Begin

You have to take everything Banner says with the appropriate grain of blame-deflecting salt.

By Dan Levy | July 27, 2009; 09:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Steelers For Now

Eagles may prove themselves to be the best roster but for now Pittsburgh still holds the crown.

By Jason Brewer | July 27, 2009; 09:19 AM ET | Comments (2)

Best How?

Joe Banner is among the most adept execs in the business, but I'm not sure what he meant with that "best roster" comment.

By Doug Farrar | July 27, 2009; 09:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Don't Mess With Big Blue

Forget all this Eagles hype, the New York Giants have the best roster in the NFC.

By Edward Valentine | July 27, 2009; 08:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mobile Revolution

McNair's success popularized the scrambling quarterback and opened the door for such players as Donovan McNabb and Michael Vick.

By Emil Steiner | July 6, 2009; 11:40 AM ET | Comments (1)

Look Out for Buffalo

Right now the Bills should be comforted with the knowledge Owens has made the playoffs with each of his three previous teams and they could be the fourth.

By Gene Wang | May 29, 2009; 08:44 AM ET | Comments (3)

Stress Can Be Good

Players and coaches should be more honest about the high level of stress in the game.

By Dr. Matthew Prowler | May 8, 2009; 04:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pity Jason Campbell

Campbell could well have the futures of as many as 10 men, along with their wives and children, riding on every pass.

By Les Carpenter | May 7, 2009; 12:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Usual Suspects

Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Arizona round out a fairly familiar top five best teams

By Les Carpenter | April 29, 2009; 03:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Not All Usual Suspects

This is the best time of year in the NFL... if your team stinks. Everyone is tied for the lead in their division. First place is yours, Detroit!

By Dan Levy | April 29, 2009; 11:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Eagles, Giants Battle

Panthers, Giants and Eagles all in the Steelers hunt.

By Doug Farrar | April 29, 2009; 10:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Leaders of the Pack

Despite the Packers' dismal 2008 season, there is potential for this team to rise to the top of the NFC class this season.

By Jim McCormick | April 27, 2009; 12:16 PM ET | Comments (0)

Burress Worth Chasing

There really is no downside in going after Burress. Coach Tom Coughlin owes a large debt of gratitude to him.

By Gene Wang | April 6, 2009; 02:55 PM ET | Comments (2)

Housh Would Be a Catch

T.J. Houshmandzadeh is the big, physical presence on the outside Philadelphia has lacked since parting ways with Terrell Owens.

By Gene Wang | February 27, 2009; 12:26 PM ET | Comments (2)

Baseball Is History and History Is Passé

Baseball, like our current economy, has been run as an institution that thought itself impervious to decay and decline.

By Jim McCormick | February 9, 2009; 02:36 PM ET | Comments (1)

Wideout Kobe?

Sure, Kobe Bryant dominates the NBA, but could the Los Angeles Laker make it as a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles? Vote Here.

By Reader Poll | January 26, 2009; 09:11 AM ET | Comments (2)

Is Donovan Done in Philly?

Has the winningest quarterback in Eagles history thrown his last pass in Philadelphia? Vote here.

By Reader Poll | January 25, 2009; 02:14 PM ET | Comments (1)

Cards Continue the Crazy

The Cardinals are hot now and, in today's NFL, that may be all that matters.

By Doug Farrar | January 19, 2009; 08:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

Enough With the Nine-Win Thing

Saying you're the worst Super Bowl team is kind of like saying you're the ugliest super model, isn't it?

By Dan Levy | January 19, 2009; 08:45 AM ET | Comments (6)

In The 'Zona

This is not Joe Bugel's Cardinals anymore. They're dangerous, qualified and Whisenhunt wants some Steely revenge.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 19, 2009; 08:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

January 18th Winner: OZPUNK

Perhaps T.O. will show up in Arizona and tearfully apologize to Andy and Donovan and ask to be traded back to Philly?

By TOP COMMENTER | January 17, 2009; 04:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

Cards Win? That'd Be Surprising

In a postseason full of the unexpected, the most shocking scenario would be Arizona beating Philadelphia in the NFC championship game.

By Gene Wang | January 16, 2009; 02:09 PM ET | Comments (1)

The Year of Surprise

Perhaps, the biggest surprise now would be no surprise at all.

By Emil Steiner | January 16, 2009; 02:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Throwing Surprise Party

With two sixth seeds and the Cardinals still alive, at this point, nothing would surprise me.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 16, 2009; 01:47 PM ET | Comments (1)

Four Teams, Four Surprises

There are quite a few things that bear watching on Championship weekend, as under the radar as they may be.

By Doug Farrar | January 16, 2009; 01:28 PM ET | Comments (0)

Kurt, but Gracious

Donovan McNabb is supposed to be here, Kurt Warner is not.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 15, 2009; 08:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Balancing Ego

A player in the NFL is blessed with incredible riches: fame, fortune and adulation. With these riches come many certainties: pain, criticism, disappointment and public failure.

By Peter Schaffer | January 15, 2009; 08:23 AM ET | Comments (0)

Keep Dreaming Donovan

If McNabb had faced the adversity that Kurt Warner has, he might be bagging groceries instead of playing in the NFC Championship Game this Sunday.

By Sean McCann | January 15, 2009; 08:21 AM ET | Comments (2)

Resilience Is Relative

It is important to consider that individual responses to stress may be, at least in part, innate.

By Dr. Matthew Prowler | January 15, 2009; 08:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Warner Is the Winner

The great thing about Warner's story is that he's come back from obscurity twice.

By Doug Farrar | January 15, 2009; 08:20 AM ET | Comments (6)

Cards Can't Deal

Why is it that when I hear the words Arizona Cardinals and Super Bowl I think of the words of John McEnroe, as in: "You cannot be serious!"

By Emil Steiner | January 13, 2009; 09:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Cards Can Do

Do the Cardinals stand a chance? Is Pam Oliver the best sideline reporter in the biz?

By David Aldridge | January 13, 2009; 06:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

House of Cards

Enjoy this feel-good moment for now Arizona, because it ends on Sunday.

By Gene Wang | January 13, 2009; 06:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

Cards of Chance

Questioning Arizona's ability to win the NFC Championship and considering them to be frauds is irresponsible

By Zach Leibowitz | January 13, 2009; 06:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

January 13th Winner: GRATIANUS

It's too much to say Plax is to blame for the Giants losing, but he certainly shares the blame.

By TOP COMMENTER | January 13, 2009; 04:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Momentum Beats Location

I don't think it's as much about home field becoming meaningless as it is momentum becoming far more meaningful.

By Doug Farrar | January 12, 2009; 08:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

Home Sick

It's not about where you play, but how you play.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 12, 2009; 06:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Big Ben, Collins in Danger

The QBs who are most valuable to their teams are the ones who lead offenses with iffy running games behind questionable offensive lines.

By Doug Farrar | January 9, 2009; 06:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

McValuable

If Donovan can be dynamite Sunday, he could provide the spark to keep the Eagles soaring.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 9, 2009; 06:25 PM ET | Comments (0)

January 9th Winner: ChaoticCracker

Remember the Philly fans ready to run Charlie Manuel out of town after the 2007 playoffs? Today, he's the most loved sports coach in the city. It's amazing what a trophy will do to fix a tarnished image.

By TOP COMMENTER | January 9, 2009; 03:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

Respect Reid

Eagles fans should thank God that they have Andy Reid.

By Dick Vermeil | January 8, 2009; 09:49 AM ET | Comments (6)

The Best They've Got

Who else could do what Reid has done over the last ten years?

By Doug Farrar | January 8, 2009; 09:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Reid Dogma

But as long as he's head coach, the Eagles are not going to win the Super Bowl without an act of God.

By Sean McCann | January 8, 2009; 07:59 AM ET | Comments (2)

The Andy Man Can

If I were an Eagles fan, I would sleep very well at night knowing that Reid was my coach.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 8, 2009; 07:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Fans Want Great Games

The old adage that defense wins championship but offense puts people in the seats applies in the NFL only during the regular season.

By Peter Schaffer | January 7, 2009; 08:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

January 7th Winner: OZPUNK

Donovan will be back next year, Plax will be in prison

By TOP COMMENTER | January 7, 2009; 12:24 AM ET | Comments (0)

Both Could be Gone

While both decisions made sense in the short term, it's the long-term ramifications that should have Eagles and Giants fans wondering.

By Doug Farrar | January 6, 2009; 09:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

Benchmark Moment

We should all be benched in our respective professions just so we can respond the way McNabb has.

By Zach Leibowitz | January 6, 2009; 08:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Westbrook Coast Offense

Adrian Peterson is gearing up for his first playoff appearance in the NFL. Let's hope for his sake he doesn't fumble it away.

By Zach Leibowitz | December 31, 2008; 06:07 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's All About Touches

The Eagles can win this game without Westbrook. If Peterson doesn't get on track, it'll be a long day - All Day - for the Vikes.

By Dan Levy | December 30, 2008; 08:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Reid Too Stubborn

You could say Jets, but it's the Eagles who dropped the ball... twice or I wouldn't be writing this.

By David Aldridge | December 22, 2008; 06:44 AM ET | Comments (0)

Six Letters: E-A-G-L-E-S!

The Eagles are a lock to be exciting, and a threat to any opponent.

By Emil Steiner | September 1, 2008; 11:34 PM ET | Comments (2)

 
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