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The Linc - Will Hurricane Sandy affect Eagles vs Falcons?

News & notes from around the web for October 27th

Jerry Markland

Weather could have big impact on Eagles-Falcons game -
Conditions are supposed to be miserable for Sunday's Eagles-Falcons game in Philly, which may make for some miserable football. But Eagles tackle Todd Herremans says that dealing with the elements is just part of the job. Eagles Insiders : Enemy film breakdown: The Falcons struggle with stopping the run
The Atlanta Falcons are 6-0, and in most of their games, they were able to mount early leads. Typically, when teams face a deficit, they're forced to turn to the passing game to speed up their efforts to catch up on the scoreboard. And so, it's somewhat of a rarity that a team with a 6-0 record is so bad at stopping the run.

Which 3-3 team has best playoff shot? - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
This is the latest installment of a weekly NFL discussion that takes a closer look at one of the week’s hot topics. Today’s discussion focuses on which 3-3 NFC team, Cowboys or Eagles, has the best chance of making the playoffs:

After two poor weeks, can McCoy get back on track?
LeSean McCoy is one of the most explosive weapons in the NFL but has been brought to a screeching halt in his last two games.

Cheat Sheet: Eagles' Offense Vs. Falcons' Defense - Birds 24/7
Here are 10 things to know about how the Eagles’ offense matches up with the Falcons’ defense.

Jeff McLane's Eagles-Falcons Scouting Report
There are still 10 games left to play. But with the Eagles at 3-3, Andy Reid faces what can accurately be described as a must-win game when the Atlanta Falcons visit Sunday.

Not hard to imagine a Philadelphia Eagles turnaround -- Between The Tackles - ESPN
A tweak here, fewer turnovers there, and the Eagles could save their season

New Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Todd Bowles no savior for team's problems |
New Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Todd Bowles has a message for fans seeking a savior: Stick to church. "I certainly didn’t invent the game and I’m not going to reinvent the game," Bowles said. "As a coordinator, you always try to (innovate) but you have to make sure it's within the scheme of what we do, as opposed to just going out and grab-bagging things and coming in and doing something that we're not comfortable doing."

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