The Linc - Should The Eagles Let David Akers Walk?

PHILADELPHIA PA - JANUARY 09: David Akers #2 and Sav Rocca #6 of the Philadelphia Eagles react after a Akers missed a field goal attempt during the fourth quarter during the 2011 NFC wild card playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 9 2011 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

What's the fascination with Akers? | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/23/2011
Gonzo tries to figure out why people are so attached to the Kicker.

NFL Notebook: Defense still wins titles
In this week's NFL Notebook, Ray Didinger says that the four teams left in the NFL playoffs all have strong defenses, which powered them to the championship games.

LeBeau: if I'm in PA, I'll be in Pittsburgh | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/23/2011
Before anyone starts drumming up speculation: Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau isn't coming to Philadelphia. "If I'm in the state of Pennsylvania, I'm going to be in Pittsburgh," LeBeau told the Inquirer when asked about his future and the Eagles defensive coordinator position after Sunday night's win over the Jets.

Frank: Forecasting the 2011 Eagles defense
Could Albert Haynesworth be joining the Eagles' defensive line? Who are the only two locks to return from 2010? Reuben Frank predicts next season's defensive squad.

Bears, Packers Fans Exchange Barbs, Blows " CBS Chicago
We all know the scene can grow downright ugly anytime the Bears take on the Green Bay Packers, and the Bears’ losing NFC Championship Game Sunday was no different.

As usual, Chicago Bears can't cut it at QB with Jay Cutler - ESPN Chicago
Jay Cutler is the latest Chicago Bears quarterback to prove unworthy of his stellar defense.

VIDEO: Chicago Bears Fans Burning Jay Cutler Jerseys To Vent - From Our Editors -
If you happen to live under a rock or don't follow NFL players on Twitter, you may have missed the newsflash--Jay Cutler is a disgrace to football and quite possibly the biggest wuss in the history of wussy wusses everywhere. Jay Cutler? Pfft... More like Jay QUITLER.

VIDEO: Rashard Mendenhall Celebrates All Over Ben Roethlisberger's Backside - From Our Editors -
There has never been a more sharp-thinking late-game play than the one Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall conducted upon QB Ben Roethlisberger at the conclusion of the AFC Championship Game. After the quarterback took the snap and downed the ball to clinch a Super Bowl berth, he crumpled to the ground, leaving his vulnerable flanks exposed.

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