The race for rookie of the year: Introducing Nate the Great
1. Eagles S Nate Allen (+5.6, 355 snaps) Has taken to the NFL like a duck to water. Our third-ranked safety can blitz (five total pressures), is a sure tackler (one missed tackle) and has some ball skills (three interceptions and two pass break ups). Superb. Last week: 5th
That old Patriot magic, another QB quandary in Philly, more Snaps - Don Banks - SI.com
When the Falcons play the Eagles, it's pretty apparent that Atlanta's offense features no explosive playmakers in the mold of Jackson and Jeremy Maclin. And no matter how far Atlanta goes this season, that lack of game-breakers might just be the Falcons' downfall.
Kevin Kolb had another big day for his fantasy owners in Week 6 - Fantasy Football - ESPN
History is repeating itself in Philly, except this time the roles are reversed; now it's the injured Vick who Reid insists is still his starter, while Kolb is the man making his best "Wally Pipp" attempt.
Falcons-Eagles Recap: Things Fall Apart - The Falcoholic
The Falcoholic picks up the pieces after the Atlanta Falcons suffer a bad loss against the Philadelphia Eagles. There aren't many silver linings, but writer Dave Choate points out that the season is far from over.
NORMALLY, YOU might have to wait until after Thanksgiving, and then stand in a long line at the mall to encounter such a "chubby . . . happy guy," as Andy Reid described himself following the Eagles' sharpest and most satisfying victory of the season, a 31-17 lashing yesterday of the previously 4-1 Atlanta Falcons.
Around the NFC East
Ben & Skin eulogize the Cowboys' season - Dallas Cowboys Blog - ESPN Dallas
Ben Rogers and Jeff "Skin" Wade, our good friends at ESPN 103.3 FM, have thrown dirt on the Cowboys' season after Sunday's loss to the Vikings. So, please, we ask you to pay your respects as Ben & Skin eulogize the 2010 season for Jerry Jones & Co.
Cowboy Adjectives Include "Incorrigible" And "Insane" - Blogging The Boys
Boiling down the Dallas Cowboys failures to two adjectives, incoorigible and insane. That's what the 2010 season has come to.
'Kudos & Wet Willies,' 4-2 And We Will Take It Edition - Big Blue View
Wow! Lots to discuss after Sunday's much closer than we would have liked it to be 28-20 victory over the Detroit Lions. The 'Kudos & Wet Willies' are pretty full this week, so enjoy.