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In defense of Eagles fans ... - NFC East Blog - ESPN
One of the things we'll be looking for Sunday at The Linc is what kind of reception quarterback Donovan McNabb receives when he takes the field with the Washington Redskins.'s Jemele Hill joined the parade of folks writing about this topic Wednesday, and she was pretty harsh toward Eagles fans.

Redskins Having Trouble Close To The Goal Line - Half Smokes - SB Nation DC
Where have I heard this before?

Bill Simmons: Michael Vick's redemption - ESPN
The Sports Gal has a problem with it, but Bill finds himself rooting for Michael Vick.

Against Old Friends | Philadelphia Inquirer | 10/02/2010
In Philadelphia, Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens grabbed just three passes for 45 yards in a 38-24 loss to the Eagles on Oct. 8, 2006. "The crowd was loud," Owens said afterward. "I remember when I was here, they loved me. It was the opposite."

In Philadelphia, Broncos safety Brian Dawkins committed a costly penalty, got blocked on a blitz, and missed a coverage in a 30-27 loss to the Eagles on Dec. 27, 2009. "I've been in a lot of big games before, but it was tough to control my emotions, real tough," Dawkins said after the loss.

Eagles, Redskins may need to rethink QB plans | Philadelphia Inquirer | 10/02/2010
The Donovan McNabb trade was supposed to establish new quarterbacking eras for the Eagles and Redskins. But four weeks into the 2010 season, both teams face looming questions about their long-term plans at football's most important position.

Washington Redskins will have hands full with Philadelphia Eagles' blitzing defense
In their first three games, the Washington Redskins' offense faced a variety of defensive fronts and blitz packages. In each game, they knew several different looks were coming, but they didn't necessarily know which ones.

Beast Prediction Friday - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Mosley's pick: Redskins 24, Eagles 23: I know the Skins were lousy in St. Louis last Sunday but something tells me Mike Shanahan will have them ready to play against the Eagles. I think Donovan McNabb throws for 300 yards and three touchdowns in his homecoming. And yes, Eagles fans will give him a nice round of applause during introductions. I'm serious.

Hapoel Tel Aviv beats out Philadelphia Eagles for sports team of the year - Philadelphia Sports business |
Hapoel Tel Aviv beat out finalists the Philadelphia Eagles and Manchseter United for sports team of the year. Hapoel’s major charitable initiative – Mifalot – has over 10 specific education and social programs using soccer to teach life skills for over 20,000 children a year.

Txtstation Mobile Marketing in deal with Eagles - Philadelphia Business Journal
Philadelphia Eagles and Txtstation Mobile Marketing have formed a new in-stadium partnership that will enable Eagles fans to use their mobile phones for fan voting and text-to-screen features at Lincoln Financial Field.

Around The NFC East

The Washington Redskins Beard Diet - Hogs Haven
Winter is approaching. We'll be wearing heavier clothes, thicker layers...preparations must be made. Shaving 10 pounds off the bod is something we could probably all use after a summer of pounding beer and barbecue.

How Do The Giants Replace Mathias Kiwanuka? They Don't - Big Blue View
I am having a tough time this morning digesting the serious neck injury New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka was diagnosed with Friday afternoon.

Cowboys Coach Wade Phillips Too "Easy Rider"? Please. - Blogging The Boys
Wade Phillips gets a lot of criticism, but he has to be who he is. There's no faking it as a NFL head coach.

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