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Bears-Packers: Fans say it’s the biggest game ever

January 21, 2011

All of this sniping, fun or otherwise, makes sense since the NFL’s oldest rivalry has had 92 years to simmer. Vince Lombardi, Don Hutson, Bart Starr, Ray Nitschke, Bronko Nagurski, Dick Butkus, Mike Ditka and Walter Payton — all of those names and more add to the rich history…

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What now for the Eagles?

January 16, 2011

Now that head coach Andy Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles are watching the NFL playoffs from their La-Z-Boys at home thanks to last weekend’s loss to the Green Bay Packers, it’s time to engage in our annual rite of winter for the last 12 years—the “Why did this happen again?” Ritual.

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49ers fire coach Mike Singletary

January 3, 2011

The team made the announcement late Sunday upon returning to the Bay Area, several hours after San Francisco was eliminated from playoff contention with a 25-17 loss at St. Louis. Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula was promoted to interim coach…

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The Power of Three

December 19, 2010

The ability of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to make plays with both his arm and his legs has had defenses scrambling to come up with a way to contain him while opening up the field for other weapons in the Eagles offense.

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When winning brings redemption

December 5, 2010

If you flash back to when Michael Vick first arrived in Philadelphia, the reaction from most of the fans was similar to that of a lynch mob. On the day Vick had his press conference, protesters armed with dogs and signs, one of which said: “Hide your beagle, Vick’s an Eagle.”

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Man Up. Time for Vince Young to Put Away Childish Things

November 28, 2010

Despite the fact that Young is 30-17 as a starting quarterback, Fisher has never had confidence in him. According to various reports, Fisher didn’t really want to draft Young; his preference was his Rose Bowl opponent, USC quarterback Matt Leinert.

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Vick and Eagles embarrass McNabb and Redskins 59-28

November 21, 2010

Forget about the contract: The Philadelphia Eagles weren’t happy with Donovan McNabb’s words. And they were thoroughly upset with LaRon Landry’s alleged dirty deeds, both before and during the game. The best way to handle it? Have Michael Vick and the offense run up the score.

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Twice as good…

November 14, 2010

The Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. is not only a big game involving two contenders in the NFC East, it will be a game in which both starting quarterbacks—Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb will come into the game with a bit of a chip on their shoulders.

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