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Didinger: Eagles-Rams Scouting Report
Can the Eagles slow down Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson? Ray Didinger provides a complete preview of the Birds' opener against the Rams.

2011 NFL Season Preview: NFC - SB Nation Philly
The 2011 NFL regular season is upon us, and here are my predictions for how things will play out over the course of the next five months. The only thing more fun than making these predictions in the first place? Looking back on them in February.

Fan-Demonium: Bring On The Rams
Opening in St. Louis is interesting. The Rams are a team on the rise, but no one knows exactly where the team is right now. The Eagles made a huge jump from 1999 to 2000, but not all teams get good overnight. Other teams take baby steps and get gradually better.

Smith says he's playing Sunday | Philadelphia Inquirer | 09/09/2011
Wide receiver Steve Smith said he expects to play Sunday, just nine months after undergoing microfracture surgery to help him recover from an articular cartilage injury in his knee.

Eagles Vs Rams: Andy Reid Talks About Facing Former Assistant Steve Spagnuolo - SB Nation Philly
Andy says that while it’s fun to see his former assistants, in the end it doesn’t mean whole lot once the game begins.

Much more after the jump today

Plaxico Burress rips New York Giants, reflects on prison lesson - ESPN New York
Things just got even more personal between Plaxico Burress and his former team. In an interview with Men's Journal conducted after his release from prison in June, Burress blasts New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin and quarterback Eli Manning, among others in and around the organization.

Predictions: Final NFC East 2011 standings – Blogging the bEast
I hate to be a "me too" guy and give predictions that aren’t worth the bandwidth they’re typed on, but everyone else is doing it, so what the hell? My 2011 final standings (bracing for onslaught)

Philadelphia Eagles 7th Most Valuable Team in NFL - cbl - Citybizlist Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Eagles are the seventh most valuable team in the NFL, according to Forbes, with a team value of $1.16 billion.

Nnamdi Asomugha sees Eagles' stars aligning –
"I think the character of the guys here will be able to make it work," he says. "There's a lot newness for everybody here, but nobody has an ego problem. Nobody says, 'I'm not going to do this; I won't do that.' They're willing to do whatever is best for the team."