The Linc - Max Protect No Excuse For Eagles

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Eagles news and notes from around web for October 9, 2012

The "max protect" excuse is not a valid one this time around for the Eagles’ defensive line – Blogging the bEast
Jason Babin blamed the lack of pressure Sunday on the Steelers playing max protect, but he was singled blocked almost all day.

Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " What Does 3-2 Mean?
From 2000-2011, there was at least one 3-game winning streak every year. That includes years like 2005, 2007, and last year when things were very rocky at times. I can’t guarantee you a 3-game winning streak this year since all seasons are different, but history tells you that it is likely to happen. The Eagles get better after the bye. The Eagles are much better down the stretch. 3-2 is a base, not a destination.

Domo's Eagles-Steelers Day-After Dissection
One of the unfortunate things about Mike Vick’s latest two turnovers Sunday was that they overshadowed what otherwise was a terrific performance by the Eagles quarterback.

Vick's attitude toward fumbling too nonchalant?
Michael Vick's attitude toward his costly fumbles in Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Steelers was oddly nonchalant.

Mathis taking reps as Eagles' emergency center
With Steve Vallos inactive Sunday in Pittsburgh, the Eagles were without a true backup center to Dallas Reynolds. Evan Mathis would play the position in a pinch.

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