The Linc - Asante Samuel demands you cheer for him

Kevin C. Cox

News and notes from around the web for October 25th

Asante Samuel Demanding Eagles Fans Cheer for Him Assures They Will Boo
"They better cheer for me. They're going to cheer for me or we're going to have a problem right there in Lincoln Financial (Field)," Samuel told AtlantaFalcons.com on Thursday. "All y'all fans, all I did for y'all, y'all better cheer for me. Deuce here. (I've) got nothing but love for y'all."

Weather 'Certainly Will Impact' Eagles Game | Birds 24/7
What effect will Hurricane Sandy have on Sunday’s 1 o’clock game between the Eagles and Falcons? We asked Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz of NBC 10. "It certainly will impact the game, at the very least with wind," said Schwartz. "It will be an increasingly windy day. There will probably be rain, and it may be heavy at times. There will be a "Hurricane Watch" at the very least for our coast and there may be people evacuating from the shore, which would make traffic worse. "It won’t necessarily be the peak time of the storm. It will gradually go downhill Sunday."

Tony Romo voted by the players as the most overrated non-Jet in the league – Blogging the bEast
Personally, I don’t get why Tony Romo is considered overrated. Cowboys fans aside, is anyone out there throwing words/phrases like "elite" or "Top 5 QB" with Tony Romo?

Watkins uncertain for Sunday with ankle injury
Danny Watkins missed Thursday's practice with an ankle injury and rookie Dennis Kelly will get the start if Watkins can't go.

April's focus on improving special teams, not job security
Bobby April said he is not worried about keeping his job and instead remains focused on improving the Eagles' struggling special teams unit.

DRC defends Juan Castillo
Going against the tide, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie came out in support of the recently-fired Juan Castillo. While several players on defense have used Castillo’s ousting as an excuse to question his credentials or his late-game play-calling, Rodgers-Cromartie credited the former Eagles defensive coordinator with turning him into more of a press cornerback.

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