PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles and Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants talk at midfield after the Giants defeated the Eagles 29-16 at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Michael Vick: New York Giants 'team to beat' in NFL - NFL.com
"I think any team that wins the Super Bowl is gonna be the team to beat," Vick said. "They're champions throughout until somebody else claims the throne."
Eagles’ 2011 acquisitions seek redemption - Philly.com
The key players picked up in the Eagles' 2011 spending spree are back, though, this time after acclimating themselves to Philadelphia, having a full season to learn their new team and coaches, and a normal offseason program. With a second chance together, they hope to show that they are building blocks for a contender, not the remnants of an ill-conceived plan.
Philadelphia Eagles, Peyton Manning head preseason questions - NFL.com
I think Philadelphia was hurt by the lockout more than any other team, especially on defense. Juan Castillo now has a full year under his belt as defensive coordinator and a full offseason to work with the defense. They added DeMeco Ryans and Fletcher Cox. Trading Asante Samuel was an addition by subtraction that will allow the Eagles greater flexibility in how they use Nnamdi Asomugha.
Does the Media Impact Athletic Performance? | The Sport Journal
The purpose of this paper is to initiate an examination of the influence of the media as a distraction and its impact on athletic performance