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The Linc - Is Dallas Doomed?

Kicker David Buehler #18 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts after a missed field goal attempt against the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter at Cowboys Stadium on September 19 2010 in Arlington Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Kicker David Buehler #18 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts after a missed field goal attempt against the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter at Cowboys Stadium on September 19 2010 in Arlington Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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NFC East doomed or desperate? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
ESPN.com national columnist Gene Wojciechowski, a dedicated Beast reader, had the good sense to break the league into three distinct categories Thursday: The Doomed, The Desperate and The Dominant. Gene, who once lived in Dallas, put the Cowboys in The Doomed category:

Under Review: Maybe Reid Made the Right Move
After examining the game film, did Ray Didinger pull an Andy Reid and change his mind about starting Michael Vick? Check this week's edition of Under Review.

Reid admits he was wrong and so do I - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
In which Jason Whitlock declares that Andy Reid is now his favorite coach and wants the Eagles to win the Superbowl.

Andy Reid explains why he chose Michael Vick over Kevin Kolb as Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback - Peter King - SI.com
"A young quarterback needs time to mature as he grows in the game. I don't think Kolb has lost one thing. He's a franchise quarterback. He will win games, and championships, for the Eagles. But I think it's a different deal when you go out there and can't make a mistake or you're going to get crucified, which is the way this thing might have gone if he went back in there now.''

In Philadelphia, a Michael Vick Atlanta never knew - CSMonitor.com
Quarterback Michael Vick has won the starting job with the Philadelphia Eagles by changing who he is – both on and off the field – after spending 20 months in prison for dogfighting.

Doggone shame - The Independent Florida Alligator: Editorials
The Philadelphia Daily News found itself in its own doghouse Wednesday when its main front-page headline for a story about the Philadelphia Eagles naming Michael Vick starting quarterback read "Top Dog."

Vick's Start Vs. Jags Draws Ire Of Some - Jacksonville News Story - WJXT Jacksonville
"America is all about second chances, and I think every man should deserve a second chance at sometime, and I'm happy for him being out there," Jaguars quarterback David Garrard said. He's back to his old form," Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis said. "You have to respect that. You have to be able to congratulate him on being able to overcome the things he's been able to overcome.

Around the NFC East

The Fedex Field Experience Still Needs Some...Uh...Tweaking - Hogs Haven
Lazy employees and over-aggressive County cops damper a losing, but strong effort by the Redskins at Fedex Field.

New York Giants: Where Do They Go From Here? - Big Blue View
The New York Giants can look impressive in beating up on mediocre teams like the Carolina Panthers. And they can appear completely inferior to an elite offensive team on Sunday night like they did against the Colts in a 38-14 demolition.

Cowboys Chicken Or Egg Questions: Won't Run It? Or Can't Run It? - Blogging The Boys
Is it that the Dallas Cowboys can't run the ball, or they won't run the ball? It's the chicken and egg argument in a new form.