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25 Random Eagles Points: Atlanta edition
Atlanta’s a weird place. They actually have Braves fans here. Seriously. They’re all over the place. They have Smoltz and Glavine jerseys and everything. I want to just openly laugh at them.

Eagles tight ends doing more blocking than receiving - Philly.com
Brent Celek knows his fantasy-league stock has dropped. He does not care. Asked to block more last year - and also so far this season - the Eagles tight end has seen his pass-catching statistics suffer as a result.

The Shutdown Corner Scouting Report, Week 2: Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
The obvious story of this game is Michael Vick's second return to the Georgia Dome since his release from prison (his first as a starter), but as the season goes along, Vick may not be the quarterback under the microscope.

Scouting How Eagles, Falcons match up | Philadelphia Inquirer | 09/18/2011
Adding to the main course are the combatants - two playoff teams from a season ago meeting in a nationally televised prime-time showdown. The Eagles opened the season with a 31-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams even though they were far from perfect. But a win over the Falcons would give the Eagles and head coach Andy Reid their first 2-0 start since 2004, when they went on to reach the Super Bowl

Strategy & Matchups - Atlanta
Trying to figure out this game is hard. Atlanta played poorly last week and lost bad. We were sloppy, but still won by 18. The quality of competition had a lot to do with that, but so did the fact we’ve got the kind of playmakers who can deliver the big plays that change a game.

DE Hunt looks to carry CFL success into NFL
Philip Hunt, the Eagles' latest Canadian import, enjoyed great success in Canada, but will he have the same success in the NFL?

QB corner: Matt Ryan discusses the Eagles  | ajc.com
"They’ve kind of shown a little bit of everything. There is so little tape with this new scheme that you kind of have to prepare for all three going inside. It could be Asante [Samuel] inside, it could be [Dominique] Rodgers-Cromartie inside. It could be Nnamdi [Asomugha] inside, depending on what they are going to do against us. That’s something that we’ll feel out early, and that’s something we’ll react to accordingly."