News & notes from around the web for October 24th
Mcall.com: Eagles Insiders : Film breakdown: How much Birds miss Jason Peters
In 2011, the Indianapolis Colts started their season 0-13, without Peyton Manning. With Manning at QB during the prior three seasons, the Colts racked up a 36-12 regular season record. And so, there were many people that felt that Peyton Manning deserved MVP consideration in 2011, despite not playing a single down. For the record, I'm not on board with that line of thinking, however, I think a similar argument could be made that Jason Peters is the Eagles' MVP.
Will O-Line Switch Help? Backup Added
So, despite what we were led to believe after the Monday practice, King Dunlap is back in at left tackle for the Eagles and Demetress Bell is out. If Bell is to be measured by the Oct. 14 performance against the Lions, this is good news -- Dunlap can't possibly do worse than that. But as we've said before in this space, Dunlap has been around here since 2008, the rookie season he spent on IR. He's served three seasons on the active roster before this one, without ever earning more than a brief stint as a starter. There are good reasons for this.
Dallas Cowboys' Sean Lee Could Be Out For Season - Blogging The Boys
The Dallas Cowboys were dealt a serious blow with news that the injury to Sean Lee's toe might require season-ending surgery.
Eagles’ Jeremy Maclin Helps Some Philadelphia Students Learn Financial Skills " CBS Philly
The Eagles' wideout played coach to a team of Benjamin Franklin High School students engrossed in "Financial Football," a Madden-style video game in which teams have to answer financial questions in order to move the ball downfield.