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The Linc - Mark Sanchez as a starting quarterback in 2015?

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NFL Players Say NO MORE To Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault in New PSA -
There’s no excuse for domestic violence or sexual assault.

NFC Hierarchy/Obituary with Week 7 in the books -
Kendricks could be back this week, as could Sproles, while Kelce and Mathis will both likely be back no later than Week 10 against the Panthers. The Eagles' bye week came at a really ideal time this year. They were not healthy early this season, obviously, and still managed to go 5-1. They could be very healthy for the stretch run.

Backup QBs who could start in '15 - ESPN (In$ider)
When the former first-round pick of the New York Jets (2009) signed a one-year, $2.25 million deal with the Eagles, some thought the team was wasting its time: Sanchez was coming off major shoulder surgery and didn't play last season with the Jets due to his injury. It's not as though he was known for great things during his time with the Jets when healthy, either. However, not only did Sanchez have a good offseason, he outperformed Eagles starting QB Nick Foles in training camp and in the preseason. Sanchez's arm strength was clearly all the way back in training camp, and he picked up head coach Chip Kelly's offense quite well. If next year's draft class is as mediocre as some are saying it is, Sanchez should get another shot to become a starting quarterback -- either with the Eagles or some other team.

Eagles Wake-Up Call: Marcus In the Middle - Birds 24/7
With Mychal Kendricks back in the fold, Marcus Smith approached his coaches Tuesday morning to see if he would be returning to his natural position. The answer, at least for the time being, was no. "Nobody has really told me yet what’s going on, but my coaches keep telling me to keep learning the inside ‘backer position," said Smith.

Domo's Eagles-Cardinals scouting report - Daily News
While the Eagles’ passing game has had its share of hiccups, including Nick Foles’ 7 interceptions, they are averaging 262.3 yards per game through the air, which is more than last year and is the seventh most in the NFL. Their o-line already has 12 missed starts, but Foles has been sacked just 7 times, 4th fewest in the league. WR Jeremy Maclin is on pace to put up numbers very comparable to DeSean Jackson’s 2013 totals. Zach Ertz headed into the bye week with the second most third-down receptions in the league. That’s the good news. The bad news: Foles’ overall play hasn’t been nearly as good as it was a year ago when he led the league in passing. He’s had just 2 games with a 62-plus completion percentage, 1 game with a yards per attempt average above 8.0, and only 1 game without an interception. The Cardinals lost more than half their 2013 sack total to injuries, retirement, suspensions and free agency and have had trouble getting pressure on the QB (7 sacks). But they have 8 interceptions.

Eagle Eye: Analyzing The Cardinals' Exotic 'D' -
Last year, one of the toughest teams the Eagles faced was an Arizona Cardinals squad that won 10 games and missed the playoffs. This year, they’ve picked up right where they left off in 2013, off to their first 5-1 start since 1976 and leading what many consider to be the best division in the entire NFL. There’s a ton to break down schematically with this team on both sides of the ball, even though they’re known more for their defensive success.

Larry Fitzgerald's numbers are down, but that's not a good thing - CSN Philly
The numbers tell the story. Through six games last season, Cardinals eight-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald was targeted a team-high 52 times. Michael Floyd was next with 42. Through six games this season, Fitzgerald and Floyd are tied for the team lead with 39.

Evan Mathis hasn't given up dream of wrestling in WWE - The 700 Level
As has been demonstrated on PST over the past few weeks, if you put a microphone in front of Evan Mathis, he will most certainly say some entertaining things.

Breaking Madden, Week 8: The quest for 511 touchdowns in a game - SB Nation
Peyton Manning is now the all-time leader in touchdown passes with 510. Brett Favre's mission: to surpass that in a single game. We realize how impossible this sounds.

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