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The Linc - On running the ball & holding onto said ball

Eagles, Redskins both try to avoid embarrassment - Associated Press - NFL - Sporting News
A week after laying a 13-9 egg against the Oakland Raiders, the Eagles (3-2) have another potential letdown game against the Washington Redskins (2-4). The Monday nighter has prime-time slaughter written all over it, with the Redskins a distracted mess following the front office's decision to strip coach Jim Zorn of the play calling.

Video: Blogger's Blitz - NFC East - ESPN
Matt Mosley discusses the mess in Washington, Donovan McNabb's recent struggles, the drama involving the Cowboys' receivers and New York's chances at a rebound after a drubbing.

Eagles Notes: Witherspoon, WRs and Westbrook
"I know there’s a lot of responsibility on my hands. I know I have a lot to digest in the next couple of days, and that’s my first priority," Witherspoon said. "I don’t want to be a hindrance to any of the guys out there. I don’t want to be a guy who’s holding us down from anything."

Paul Domowitch: LeSean needs to get a handle on things | Philadelphia Daily News | 10/23/2009
ON THE Eagles' fourth possession of Sunday's ugly 13-9 loss to the Raiders, LeSean McCoy committed the Two Deadly Sins for an Andy Reid-coached running back. He fumbled and he blew a blitz-pickup.

Eagles Notebook: Westbrook eager to run more for the Eagles | Philadelphia Daily News | 10/23/2009
During the game, Brian Westbrook doesn't really count his touches, the Eagles running back said yesterday. He'll lobby offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg a little, but mostly, Westbrook said, he looks ahead to the next opportunity, figuring it will give him a chance to make up for lost time. "I really don't get too down during the game," Westbrook said. "Of course, after the game, you look at stats, you look at production, things like that, and you kind of say, 'Wow,' but at the same time, we've had a lot of success throwing the football."

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