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The Linc - A ball is dropped on January 3rd

Paul Domowitch: Between the tackles: Cowboys run away with big game | Philadelphia Daily News | 01/04/2010
It was déjà vu all over again for Jeremiah Trotter. Four seasons ago, the middle linebacker was part of a defense whose Achilles' heel was its inability to stop the run. That rather significant flaw ended up killing their Super Bowl hopes in a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Eagles Notes: Humbled Birds and a Look at 2010
Dallas saw only two linebackers behind the Eagles’ front four and plowed through the nickel defense, piling up 179 yards on 32 rushes – an average of 5.6 per attempt. In the first half – when this game was decided – Marion Barber rushed for 68 yards on eight carries, 8.5 per attempt.

Rich Hofmann: Reid dropped ball for Eagles, but can he recover? | Philadelphia Daily News | 01/04/2010
When an entire busload of players fails to arrive for the biggest game of the season, as the Eagles did yesterday against the Dallas Cowboys, the first place you look is the bus driver. This is on him, on Andy Reid. With that, his toughest week begins.

Eagles Notebook: Tough day for Cole, Eagles' offensive line | Philadelphia Daily News | 01/04/2010
Nick Cole said afterward he thought he had played pretty well, which probably was true early, when the Eagles' biggest problem was getting their offense onto the field. - Philly Sports & Minutiae: Sometimes Philly Fans are Dicks
This is actually really funny if you're a fan of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia"

NFL union: Owners taking steps toward lockout - ESPN
Rookie wage cap, blood testing, benefit cuts, a nearly 20 percent "giveback" and a work stoppage were prominent in a recent communication that NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith sent to player representatives in describing a bleak labor negotiation picture.

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