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***Eagles NRG Page - PE.com***
Cool stuff here from NRG. Click the link and find out how to win prizes such as free club level tickets, team merchandise, autographed jerseys, Eagles player meet and greets, food/beverage vouchers, and more.

Eagles vs. Texans Preview: Make Ryan Fitzpatrick throw the ball - BGN
Dan Klausner and Mike Kaye preview Sunday's Week 9 matchup between the Texans and Eagles.

Saturday Notebook - Iggles Blitz
Chip Kelly changed a lot when he took over the Eagles and arguably the biggest difference is how he handles injuries. Andy Reid was open and detailed with his injury information. Chip Kelly says as little as possible. He doesn’t even meet with the medical staff prior to the media. This probably isn’t an accident. Kelly can then say "I don’t know anything because I haven’t met with the medical staff yet." This drives the media nuts. They have readers/listeners/viewers who want updates and there just isn’t good info to give out.

Kellystrator: Maclin’s Superb Scores - PE.com
This week on Eagles Game Plan, head coach Chip Kelly joins Ike Reese to break down one of Jeremy Maclin's touchdowns against the Cardinals, a fantastic individual effort on defense, and an example of how the Eagles will try to stop the Texans’ run game ...

Who’s Picking the Eagles? - Birds 24/7
Here’s a roundup of national media predictions for Sunday’s Eagles-Texans game.

Eagles' Foles working to fix backpedaling problem - Inquirer
The process for fixing what ails Nick Foles - the habit of backpedaling in the pocket and throwing off his back foot - is relatively simple, according to Chip Kelly. "The learning process for anybody is, 'I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand,' " the Eagles coach said last week.

Huff getting a grip on his game - Daily News
TWO DAYS after the first costly blunder of his young NFL career, Josh Huff approached Cedric Thornton with a request. "Try to get the ball from me," the rookie receiver said. This was just before the Eagles took the NovaCare Complex practice fields Tuesday for their first practice of the week. Thornton, a starting defensive end, relayed Huff's message to the rest of the defensive linemen, and for the rest of this past week they hounded No. 11 in green whenever he touched the ball.

Ertz: I can help solve Eagles' red-zone problems - CSN Philly
The solution to his puzzling, season-long red-zone problems could be staring Eagles coach Chip Kelly right in the face. Zach Ertz isn’t the type to publicly lobby for more playing time or second-guess his coach’s play calling through the media, but he’s waiting to have his number called more often going forward, especially when the Eagles get inside the opposing 20-yard line.

Concussed Cardinals Safety Couldn't Remember Game He'd Just Played - Deadspin
Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson had a great game on Sunday, probably the best of his young career. He had 11 tackles—the most of any player—and his team beat Philadelphia 24-20 to advanced to 6-1, tied for the best record in the NFL. It's a game he would cherish forever, except he has no memory of it.

How much can Michael Vick help the Jets? - SB Nation
Replacing the struggling Geno Smith with Michael Vick was the right move for the demoralized Jets. Retired NFL defensive end explains how the move could impact the rest of the team.