News & notes from around the web for November 2nd
Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles QB, calls players-only meeting - ESPN
Michael Vick, secure as the Eagles' starting quarterback this week after receiving a public endorsement from coach Andy Reid, called a players-only meeting Wednesday, with the team on a three-game losing streak. About 10 players, including Vick, spoke at the meeting. The message: There was still time for the Eagles (3-4) to salvage the season.
Mcall.com: Eagles Insiders : Players-only meeting surest sign yet of chaos
Fact is, good teams don't have these. Or, as my good buddy Kevin Callahan of the Courier-Post said: "Nothing good ever comes out of team meetings." He pointed to the end of the Ray Rhodes and Rich Kotite eras as proof.
Danny Watkins may have lost job
With Watkins questionable, Dennis Kelly could get his second straight start at right guard. Reid said the rookie did a "respectable job" on Sunday against the Falcons. With Watkins' inconsistencies this season, it's fair to question whether he'll retain his starting job even when he returns.
Jason Babin Reacts To Eagles Fans' 'Vile' Chants | Birds 24/7
Jason Babin sent a message about loyalty to the Eagles fan base recently. What was he getting at, exactly?
Statistical resumes of every current defensive coordinator in the NFL – Blogging the bEast
I’m not sure if a place exists on the Internet that shows the statistical resumes of every coordinator in the NFL. If there is, I can’t find it. This is the time of year where fans start to call for the heads of their teams’ head coaches, so I figured this might serve as a menu of sorts for replacement options, at least in terms of current coordinators in the league.
Statistical resumes of every current offensive coordinator in the NFL – Blogging the bEast
In the two-part installment of this data dump, we’ll look at the offensive coordinators.