Eagles set to make fourth quarter history
The Eagles have already secured their spot as one of history's worst fourth-quarter teams. Another loss, and they'll be the worst ever.
Michael Vick Injury Update: Coordinator 'Optimistic' Vick Will Play Against New York Giants - SB Nation Philly
Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg called Michael Vick "day-to-day" on Thursday and said he was "optimistic" the quarterback would play Sunday night against the New York Giants. "Yeah, he's a tough man and I'm always optimistic with him," Mornhinweg said of Vick, who has broken ribs. "He's doing everything possible to get ready for the next game both in the training room as well as in the classroom."
Cooper prepares to play if Maclin sits | Philadelphia Inquirer | 11/17/2011
Jeremy Maclin sat out the team walk through this morning and was not participating in the Thursday afternoon practice, and if he's not ready on Sunday, the Eagles leading receiver will be replaced by Riley Cooper, the second-year player who has yet to catch a pass this season.
Spying can work if the right plays are relayed | Philadelphia Daily News | 11/17/2011
Jason Avant noted that, like Kolb, former Eagles receivers Hank Baskett and Greg Lewis called out plays from the sideline when the Vikings beat the Eagles last season. Like Kolb, they were usually right. "It didn't help either time," Avant said. "The plays were still there to be made. [Receivers] can alter their routes and things like that." It should be noted that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, whom the Eagles received in the Kolb trade, did the same thing Kolb did . . . except DRC was able to actually help coach the defense on the field after the Cardinals broke their huddle and came to the line of scrimmage.
Miller: Those Awful Eagles, A To Z
The season appears destined for failure. The Eagles will take on the Giants on Sunday in what should be a huge game. Instead, here's 26 reasons why the season is a bust.