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Eagles news and notes from around the web for October 12th
Cowboys Fans Are Bandwagoners, Says Cowboys' Hall of Fame Quarterback
We're not ones to miss out on an opportunity to needle Cowboys fans on this site, but this time it wasn't us -- it was one of their own (and now we're going to pile on).
Let's Talk About The Lions
Detroit is coming off a bye. They should be well rested and the coaches will have had a chance to fix some problems. That timing does not help us. The good news…the Lions are just 1-3 and they have a lot of stuff to fix.
Week 6 early line moves | National Football Post
Detroit Lions (1-3, 0-2 road) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-2, 2-0 home) - This line took a big hit at approximately 1:25pm eastern on Tuesday, as the Birds dropped from -5.5 to -4.5 at several books simultaneously both in Las Vegas and offshore. The Lions are coming off a bye and are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games played in the month of October, while Philadelphia is 0-3-1 ATS as a favorite this season and just 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 home games.
Marty: Turnover Issues Usually Get Fixed
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Thursday that he has dealt with offenses and quarterbacks having turnover problems many times in his career, and that usually, the problems get solved.
LeSean McCoy looking for improvements catching out of backfield
Entering the season, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy expressed a specific desire to improve as a receiver out of the backfield. He has 18 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown this season, a collection of statistics that don’t suggest significant improvement. This is more the byproduct of the offense’s struggles to gain a rhythm and the lack of total plays, but it’s something to watch as the season progresses.