Live Chat: Eagles-Bears, Week 16

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  • GEAGLE

    Don’t understand what’s wrong with having a convo the normal way…y is it neccessary to sign in again and write in the space above? We interact in real time every single day

    • Andy124

      Easier to reply directly to people down here too imo.

      • GEAGLE

        Yeah I NEVER join those pointless chats…I don’t even understand what’s the point? What do you get out of it worth the extra hassle?

    • cliff henny

      7-3, looks like dallas got pts on punt return. ‘skins driving after nice run by Morris. 1 play, i’m hooked!

      • GEAGLE

        Can’t wait to watch them begin the spiral of implosion!!

        My fav thing about the cowboys losses, are they are always winning early in the game…it’s make the loss so much enjoyable watching them blow leads…garçon is just prancing all over the field lol

      • theycallmerob

        I don’t even feel that guilty, I’m cheering for Cousins instead of RGMe. It’d be nice to see him finish the year strong, then a few months of QB controversy before (1) Shananigans is fired, (2) new puppet coach is brought in to appease RGMe and Snyder, (3) Cousins goes on to have a decent career as the starter in OAK for a few seasons while Snyder blows the 2nd rd pick they get for him on a mediocre RG

        • cliff henny

          if wash would just stop self destructing here in redzone.
          .
          no lose, win all-around cause snyder is in charge.

          • theycallmerob

            hard to watch this suckfest

          • Richard Colton

            Redskins still think they’re getting a 1st rounder for Cousins. I wouldn’t give them DRC OR Nate Allen.

          • cliff henny

            hope you are watching now…it’s gotten a hell of alot better!

          • theycallmerob

            literally just turned it back on, after reading about the ro-bortion.
            i’ve never felt so happy watching these franchises keystone kop there way through a game, knowing we’re not yet 1 full year into the Chip Kelly Era.

  • theycallmerob

    ICYMI:

    Ian Rapoport ✔ @RapSheetFollow

    Michael Vick could be a stop-gap starter for 2 or 3 teams. Open to returning to #Eagles as backup because he loves Philly, close with Foles

    10:16 AM – 22 Dec 2013

    • cliff henny

      i like vick, it’s the fanboys cant stand. must admit, just prefer he moves on.

      • theycallmerob

        I’d imagine it depends on the progress they see from Barkley.
        If he’s a viable #2, may be best for Vick to move on. I’m sure there is still a team willing to start him or give him the chance to earn it.

        • cliff henny

          dont see howie giving him orton type backup money. vick probably now just getting his head above water. not sure where vick will get big money from after football. i never blame these guys for chasing the money.

        • Richard Colton

          if you thought Vick vs. Foles was ugly, wait for Foles vs. Barkley

          • cliff henny

            the return of dutch. maybe he’s just resting up?

          • Richard Colton

            he and Mark are rehabbing their shoulders

          • cliff henny

            typing extra crazy does have direct corralations to metacarpal fractures, too

          • Richard Colton

            we’ll see him in the offseason. I predict its going to be on a totally random post – e.g. “Eagles work out division III Guard”

        • Token

          Is Barkley here?

          I think if possible they move him for whatever late round pick they can.

          Probably draft a QB Chip likes late. Bring in a vet so sit behind Foles. Preferably someone who can contribute to Foles learning. Dont know who is gonna be out there.

          • theycallmerob

            Probably draft a QB Chip likes late.

            ….like Barkley? no one is that stupid to move him after spending a year developing him. you may not like him, but you’re not a coach

          • Token

            Not a secret Barks was a Howie pick. Howie has loved him for years. IM sure Chip signed off on it, but its a 4th rounder. Chip is far from stuck with him.

      • Andy124

        Vick owned that locker room. You need your quarterback to be the man, and that doesn’t fully happen until the old guy moves on. Let him chase starter’s money elsewhere.

      • Andy124

        And speaking of fanboys, does anybody think the ‘Seans aren’t going to start thinking about their hero if Foles ever actually has two bad games in a row? I’d rather not put them in that position.

        • RIP illa

          Love how some talk about “fanboys” but don’t see that their just coming off as the antithesis, ie hater!!!

          Bottom line is that any team would love to have a veteran who can run and knows the offense and is not only good enough to hold the fort for a couple of games, but could also provide wins, possibly, should their starter to down and for the right price. I would also think fans would want that too. So removing all biases for and against Vick he still fits the criteria most teams would love to have in a backup and would probably be a better backup than 80 – 90% of the other team’s backups in the league.

          All talk about dividing the locker room and the ‘Seans is purely anti-Vick speculation and worse than conjecture as there has been nothing to support such claims. And everything from weekly reports, to Vick and Foles relationship, to the way he handles/handled himself show the exact opposite to be more probable than anti-Vick baseless fears. BTW…the ‘Seans have no say and/or nothing to do w/ it. If Chip makes it clear who the starter (Foles) is, they have no choice to do nothing but except it and go out and play. Also there is no evidence of the ‘Seans ever being disruptive, being a hinderence, and/or being a detriment to Foles and the team since Foles has gotten starts, be it bad, ok, or great games.

          We get it…some (you included) just don’t like the guy. But all that should matter is depth for the team, comepentcy, team chemistry, and the cap (which are all in favor for keeping Vick as the backup) anything else is just hating for the sake of hate!!!

          • Andy124

            Aww. So cute when you’re angry.

          • RIP illa

            LMAO…wasn’t even close to angry, but I think your reply to mine only serves to confirm what I said.
            The refuge of the weak…

          • Andy124

            Ok. My reply was intended to get a chuckle and disengage. Looking to have fun tonight.

          • #7

            With only your appointed favorites

          • RIP illa

            Ok…didn’t come across that way to me. So I’ll disengage also. Have a blast w/ Foles and the O lighting it up.

          • #7

            Thank you

      • #7

        Fanboys lol. Can’t respect another player without being a fanboy smh

    • Token

      Time to move on as a franchise. Dont need it.

  • cliff henny

    14-6 @ Half. ‘skins are certainly trying, just not very good. Cousins need to look at his bank statement at HT. he wants the big money, light this Dallas D up Son!

  • Andy124

    And Tony throws a Roception. Nice.

    • cliff henny

      yes!!!!!! ROOOOO-MOOOOO! ROOOOO-MOOOOO! probably on dez for slippimg, but who cares. another 2nd half meltdown?

      • Richard Colton

        we win tonight and Barkley passes for 400 on the Dallas D next week.

        • cliff henny

          polk has better chance of running for 400

          • Richard Colton

            any excuse for you Polk Fanboys to kick up some Bryce Brown vs. Chris Polk drama

    • Richard Colton

      you misspelled Ro-bortion. Or did you mean Ro-meltdown?

  • cliff henny

    why does anyone throw against Dallas?

  • Andy124

    YES!

    • cliff henny

      Defense cant stop ‘skins. it’s over but for the dez meltdown. alfred morris just ran the same play 4 times in red zone. that is such a slap. defense is just awful…and i love it!

  • Mr. Wu

    If dallas was a hooker there would be a line ariund the block….because sheSUCKS SO GOOD!!!

  • cliff henny

    3 and out, skins at midfield right back in business. feed alfred morris, shanarats!!!!

    • Richard Colton

      Anybody want to coach the Redskins next year? here – take my franchise: Salary capp hell, QB controversy, no 1st round pick, nickname drama. Hehehe, couldn’t happen to a better group of guys.

      • cliff henny

        eagles are going to dominate the division for awhile. wont be surprised if kelly get’s a Belicheck type streak

    • theycallmerob

      and then the 3rd down killer, unn. roughness call….this can’t get any better

      • cliff henny

        i’m in heaven right now

  • cliff henny

    how f’n stupid is 27!??!!? thank you

    • Andy124

      Undercover Eagles fan? One of our Navy Seals?

    • Richard Colton

      Some of his Vick posts are pretty funny. Ohh you mean #27?

    • theycallmerob

      These guys make the Wolff pick look that much better

      • cliff henny

        they make allen, heck chung’s signing, look good

  • cliff henny

    selvie is a find for them

  • cliff henny

    was that left foot down?

  • Andy124

    Empty backfield on 2nd and 10? Morris hurt or something?

  • Andy124

    well poop

    • cliff henny

      up to dallas terrible defense now

  • cliff henny

    was quite a letdown. Dallas finally beat a backup. have no idea why ‘skins think they’ll turn cousins into high picks.

  • EuropeanEagle

    _Terrific TFL to bring Dallas back to the 10 yard line *check*
    _Weak four man rush on 4th and goal from the 10 followed by inability to stop a basic dumpoff *check*
    _Throwing it away on 4th down when you need a FG with 40 seconds left, well… check!

    I want to vomit :)

  • Token

    odd game now that its meaningless. I get why Chip will play guys, you wanna get in a rhythm. But if McCoy/Foles goes down it looks pretty stupid.

    I guess just try to get rolling. You can afford to try some things. Throw some weird plays you do once in a while at practice out there. Gives Dallas something to think about even if you have no intention of using it again.

    Im hoping the game next week isnt flexed again. I believe Fox can protect one game a week from being flexed. Might be wrong, but if so they will protect that one im sure.

  • theycallmerob

    So, Russell Wilson went off today. Put up a whopping 108 yds against ARI, going 11-27 with 1 TD and 1 INT. at home. I bet Carroll has to justify keeping him in all game, vs. going to Tavaris on the bench for a “spark”.
    Brees- 30-44-281, 1 TD and 2 INT
    Newton- 13-21-181, 1 TD/1 INT (in a win!). Added a whopping 6 yards on 4 carries
    Flacco almost got shutout at home,20-32-243, 0 TD/2 INT
    Stafford- 24-39-214, 0 TD/2 INT
    Brady- 13-24-168, 1 TD (in a win!)

    So why does Foles take so much shit again? /me ponders

    • #7

      Quit cryin. Just enjoy the game. I want Foles to light it up tonight be cool

      • theycallmerob

        ah, capt. chinsauce. welcome.

        so, which of those teams above should Vick play for next year. Think he’ll start over Brees? He’s looking patchy on the road. I’m sure NO fans would agree with you.

        • #7

          Whatever lol. Trying to be cool tonight. Why don’t you give that a try? But don’t sit there and think people are going to be kissing Foles ass all night like you do. A bad play is a bad play. Please skip me if you’re trying to instigate. I can bring it to you though if you trying to do that though

          • theycallmerob

            You’ve always struggled with reading comprehension.
            I simply posted stats from other QBs around the league. A mess of bad games today. But I’ve been to a few other fan boards, and I didn’t see anyone calling for the backup to provide a “spark”. Wonder why it still happens here.

            why are you so quick to troll my comments?

          • #7

            Probably because I’m not the only one that said it and so what if they did.

            Quick to troll? Your first post was pointed at me. We can all read

          • theycallmerob

            sorry if you feel that way. certainly wasn’t.
            in fact, the “/me ponders” thing is from a different blogger. he’s dutch-crazy

          • RIP illa

            I see you and #7 are having a moment…so I’ll butt out now!

          • theycallmerob

            hahaha, i’m done. I can’t do this again. G-d forbid I post about the terrible QB play in the league.
            Thanks for the reasoned response.
            Go birds!

            I think it’s fair to say that almost everyone’s best case scenario for the season was to have week 17 be meaningful, especially after the schedule was released and we all saw DAL there. Tonight will be fun, but next Sunday should be glorious.

          • RIP illa

            I’m so torn on that but it is what it is. (Having Dal be meaningful) and I’m hoping it’ll be so glorious…haven’t got my confidence yet, but should by next week game time. Go Birds!!!

          • theycallmerob

            I’m so torn on that

            I get that. But alternatively, who would have thought the birds would be playing for the division after christmas? even after a few games, we were looking at top 10 prospects.

          • #7

            ………

          • RIP illa

            LMAO…nice.

          • #7

            I’m always on his mind, even if I don’t post everyday.

          • RIP illa

            I’ve had so many arguments on here, but I think I have to thank you!!! Forgot what thread it was this week, but it was like you vs the world!!! I had no side to favor I just enjoyed reading a solid 1/2 hr of pure hilarious entertainment from everybody on that.

            We all have certain posters on here that we can’t stand and wanna battle w/ but, can’t believe I’m saying this, try not to take everyone on. Your gonna get F’d w/ cuz of past comments and your screen name, fair or not, don’t let it get to get to you, so to speak. You don’t have to go hard at everybody.

            I like the difference of opinion. If we didn’t have it, it’d all be rainbow, sunshine, and circle jerks around here. And lord knows I hate rainbows and sunshine!!!

          • #7

            I try to keep it cool, but not taking any shit either

    • RIP illa

      Why shouldn’t Flacco or Brees take shit for their performance? They both had questionable performances that did not help their teams to win. Watched Brees today, and he wasn’t the only reason why they lost that game…but was part of the problem, not the solution. I would call them both out for their play just like I did Foles last week on the same grounds.

      • theycallmerob

        that’s fair. as would I.
        i’m merely curious as to why expectations are always so high for Nick. But we talked about that enough last week.
        Just curious, we’re those the only two you thought were shitty today? Wilson played like crap (cost me big in fantasy). Stafford was a huge bum against the f*cking NYG.

        • #7

          What’s wrong with that? Every fan base does this, especially if they’re winning? Even Foles knows that the expectations are great. A great player embraces that and Foles says that he has. Hell any QB playing goes thru this, but you take everything to heart regarding Foles even if it’s fair criticism (mainly from me). You act like a straight up baby on here

          • theycallmerob

            you were doing fine for a few sentences there.

          • #7

            The Judge, Jury, and Executioner “Rob” lol. You act like you’re Roger Evert or something. Skip me. Please skip me

          • Johnny Domino

            Was that Kris Evert or Roger Ebert?

            Or Jim Everett, for that matter?

          • #7

            Ebert. Preciate the correction

        • RIP illa

          Didn’t even check up on the Hawks so you got me there, so to speak, and I think Stafford is good but overrated, so it doesn’t surprise me. I checked in on Flacco cuz I still don’t think he’s elite…goes back to the stupid question/argument after he won his ring. I was mainly focused on Dallas and NO v Car.
          I like high expectations for Nick, cuz I think he has earned them by favorable – great play…and cuz he’s our QB. Couldn’t careless about putting expectations on any other team’s QB.

      • #7

        Tzar Rob says that you can. He thinks he owns this shit

        • theycallmerob

          posts like a troll, smells like a troll, argues like a troll…..hmm….

          • #7

            Take a glance in that mirror sir. Just ignore me. Easy for me to do the same

  • RIP illa

    I posted last week, as kinda my key to the game, that our secondary was what I’d be focusing on to see how they handled a decent WR corp. Well we all know how that went, granted that the front 7 did them no favors allowing Cassel to have all day to throw the ball. Still the onus was on them.
    This week it’s flipped. It’s up to our front 7 to step up and put pressure and get sacks on Cutler. W/o that our secondary doesn’t stand a chance, and it’s on the secondary to help out and do what they can for the front 7.

    Thornton – will have to be a little more than just a run stuffer.
    Barwin – will have to get home a few times over just being a solid jack of all trades. We don’t need Berwin this week…just Barwin!!!
    Cox – is going to have to stop pressuring outside so much and take on the Guard on the inside and own him.
    Cole – is going to have to when majority of his one on ones w/ the tackle and not get pushed up field like he sometimes does.
    Logan – has to at least hold the line, if not get a 1-2 yard push, instead of getting pushed back, as he does sometimes on pass plays.
    Curry – just has to keep doing what he’s doing!!!

    I hate that this game is now “meaningless” but whatever…let’s go EAGLES!!!

    • #7

      Right on

    • theycallmerob

      Cutler is very much like Stafford, even behind an average OL he doesn’t take many sacks. The pressure will, however, force bad decisions. TOs would be ideal.
      Kendricks will be huge, too, with Forte and Bennett (TE) as weapons. Should be fun.

      • RIP illa

        So true.

  • theycallmerob

    Well, DET lost, GB is about to.
    Game means everything for CHI, nothing for us.
    Switching to bourbon.

    • #7

      Matt Stafford is STRUGGLING big time. Dude thinks he’s Favre when he’s not even close

    • Johnny Domino

      Hanging with the Shiner Holiday Cheer and Christmas cookies.

  • #7

    Cutler + Stafford = Same QB Same Scheme.

    Get some hits on Cutler as he is undisciplined. He will throw it up and Sconces can get the INT. If we run the ball, we win

  • Johnny Domino

    At least Costas got the “they booed Santa” reference out of the way early. If he goes back to it, he’s a real douchebag.

    • #7

      They will never let that go lol

  • jesse

    if Seattle loses again next weekend and the 9ers win tomorrow and again next week Seattle looses home-field through out rather go through sanfran then up there

    • #7

      Long odds, but you never know..

    • Token

      People fear Seattle way too much. They are beatable. And the Eagles are one team I dont worry about going to Seattle. I WANT to go there.

  • #7

    Big game tonight!! They all count to me!! Go Eagles

  • Token

    Russel Wilson pretty bad today. I guess even he can have bad games…….

    • Andy124

      Yeah, but that was against a really good defense. Foles would do much worse against that D…

    • #7

      He’s not immortal. It’s the NFL baby!! Big game tonight

      • Token

        Why big? Its meaningless

        • #7

          That’s what an amateur like you thinks

          • Token

            ah, of course.

          • #7

            :)

  • RIP illa

    Please do not kick short!!! Grow a pair Fipp!!!

  • RIP illa

    Thank you Fipp…now if the refs just woulda called that block in the back that Smith received.

  • RIP illa

    Good play For Kendricks and yet still a missed tackle

  • RIP illa

    Good pressure too bad Cutler is mobile as Rob alluded to. Gotta keep contain somehow.

  • Johnny Domino

    Nice Kelce Claus!

  • Token

    Having Foles and McCoy take shots against a team with everything to play for doesnt make a ton of sense to me. I do want them to get rolling going into Dallas…..but man is it a risk.

  • Andy124

    /me thinks that was an nfl throw in to a tight window.

    • nicksaenz1

      Luck.

      • Andy124

        button mashing

  • RIP illa

    Wasn’t that the same play from last week??? Great job by Foles to hang in there w/ the heat bearing down and still make a terrific throw across his body!!!

    EDIT: the two point conversion from last week.

  • Mr. Wu

    foles is bringing his killer secret ninja moves tonight pedro

  • nicksaenz1

    Fletcher! Making up for last week!

  • Mr. Wu

    oooo yeaaaah

  • RIP illa

    Glad this team still came to play tonight!!! Love it.

  • Token

    Playing like they give a shhh tonight. Man, why couldnt the Skins just come through…..

  • RIP illa

    Foles is on one tonight!!! Gonna be a long night for Chicago if he keeps this up.

  • theycallmerob

    Win the damn day.

  • #7

    Stripped!!

  • UKEagle99

    Sit down and pout Cutler.

  • #7

    Coming to play! I love it

  • #7

    Keep losing signal….

    • Andy124

      we scored again.

      • #7

        yes

  • nicksaenz1

    This is beautiful.

    • RIP illa

      Yup. I would love to see 4 full quarters of this. It’d be our most complete game of the season and send a message to those D-bags for next week.

  • Mr. Wu

    and what?
    Bitch!

  • Mr. Wu

    hahha

  • Token

    With each play I get more pissed at the Redskins. Losers. Failures. Chokers.

    • Mr. Wu

      you know what….I want to do this to dallas next week….make romo cry

      • Token

        Im hoping this is just the beginning and they arent blowing their wad this week.

    • RIP illa

      I feel you, but at least we can still spoil CHI’s plans. It’s not much but is still some sort of consolation.

      • Token

        And hold the 3 seed vs the 4 seed. Guess its something.

  • #7

    Shady is about to make me lose my fantasy league championship game

    • Mr. Wu

      oh well….I dont feel bad
      lol

  • Andy124

    Already forced two more punts than we did until how long last game? Late third?

  • Mr. Wu

    Tight ends all day…period

  • RIP illa

    That man is too damn good!!! He’s Shady!!!

  • RIP illa

    Go for it!!!

  • Andy124

    QB SNEAK!!!!

    • Andy124

      Is my second choice after handing it to Shady!!!

      • RIP illa

        Nice recovery.

    • #7

      Gotta love those QN’s

      • Andy124

        quarternick

        • Andy124

          he’s redefining the position.

          • #7

            lol

          • Andy124

            Somebody’s funny bone is broken lol

  • EaglefaninAZ

    This could get uglycool in a hurry.

  • RIP illa

    Fake injury??? Saw another bears player calling for a sub.

  • Token

    Offense is hummin tonight

    Tho, I feel Bryce Brown should never touch the football.

  • nicksaenz1

    Things escalated quickly.

  • RIP illa

    Woo…that DL is already gassed!!!

  • Mr. Wu
    • Mr. Wu

      foles got to sneek one in and do this once….just once

  • Andy124

    So Nick has two in-completions tonight. Both throwaways out the back of the endzone. Also has to td passes. Sweet start. I guess 4 quarters of this is too much to ask. :)

    • RIP illa

      I guess if we put up 40+ by 1/2 Chip and Nick can call off the Dogs…I guess.

      • Andy124

        I hope so.

  • Token

    If things keep up at this rate, starters should be out of there at halftime. Lets not go overboard with this thing.

  • RIP illa

    Just gotta say that I love the Brad Smith acquisition. He’s killing on ST and not to bad on quick hits on offense.

  • Johnny Domino

    Figure they will have to try and throw their way back into it. Should make Cutler good for a couple of picks in the process.

  • RIP illa

    That’s the gang tackling and green flying to the ball I wanted all year!!!

  • RIP illa

    WOLFF!!!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Wolff got up a little funny or am I wrong?

    • RIP illa

      Your right. Hopefully he’s ok.

  • RIP illa

    BERWIN!!!

    Edit: Berwin on the stunt Kendrick’s in the pressure. My bad.

  • Mr. Wu

    cutler will play like a pussy now

  • Mr. Wu

    CW!!!

  • Andy124

    I’ve been waiting for this: Sconces is on fire!

  • Token

    Wolff dinged his knee again. He shouldnt play another snap tonight. Need him next week

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Agreed.

  • Andy124

    Good job by Fletch, but Allen was not deep enough.

    • RIP illa

      Been like that all year. That’s why I say when we get beat deep it’s more scheme to me than the lack of talent. We seem to keep our safeties in the middle as opposed to outside over the top. But I could be wrong and Allen has just lost range on top of not being in position.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Is Fletch ever gonna turn at look at a ball?

    • RIP illa

      Lol…nope.

  • Andy124

    Chris Collinsworth just described our defense as the polar opposite of reality.

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Lmao!!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    10 pass plays straight. Things happen.

  • RIP illa

    Hell yes!!! Big Ced and Trent. Trent actually not wearing down and instead revving up late in the season is a pleasant surprise.

    • Mr. Wu

      in smoothies we trust

      • RIP illa

        For real!!!

  • Andy124

    Brandon and Alshon aren’t very good when their quarterback in on the ground. :)

  • RIP illa

    Chung actually played his coverage pretty well on that. Still would rather have Wolff in there next week.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Agreed. Chung is ok so far.

  • Johnny Domino

    Stay in bounds.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Bears gotta be getting tired on D.

  • RIP illa

    That play was beautiful.

  • Token

    Foles is just on it tonight.

    Chip went to the screen well one too many times lol

    O and Billy, see how you are being aggressive tonight? You MUST do that next week. All game.

  • nicksaenz1

    Prime time next week, too. In Chip I Trust.

  • Token

    Next weeks game flexed to Sunday Night (&&*^*&^#&*^&*#^^^#%$%@$!$!

    I HATE the night games

    I thought Fox could save a game from getting flexed.

    • UKEagle99

      Pfft you know nothing, its 02:40am here!

      • Andy124

        Pretty sure we rebelled because yous guys tried to make us play football on your time. That or something about tea.

        • RIP illa

          Definitely the former…and cuz of the odd choice of cricket over baseball.

          • UKEagle99

            Lol, a good game of cricket takes 5 days and yet my fellow countrymen say NFL games are sooo long. Go figure.

          • RIP illa

            That’s hilarious.

        • UKEagle99

          Football, the clue is in the name :-) Chin chin :-D

    • Johnny Domino

      Shocked you weren’t consulted.

  • UKEagle99

    I thought this game would tell us more about who we are, Superbowl champs at this point! When we’re bad we’re ok but when we are good, damn we’re good. The Bears are in a hole so they will get yards and points as they sling it to catch up.

    • Mr. Wu

      I would adjust that to when we are bad we are bad…lol….but I agree otherwise

      • UKEagle99

        Dallas is the only ‘bad’ game for Foles, I still think he was concussed early but who knows. We weren’t ‘bad’ on offence last week but our D didnt do didly squat, yet tonight we are shutting out the #2 scoring offence. Revising my initial comment our O is as advertised, our D is Jekyll and Hide. Both the Giants and Colts won superbowls once their D got a backbone in the playoffs…

        • Mr. Wu

          well by “we” i mean the team not foles…..he wasnt on point as usual but not terrible last week for sure

  • EaglefaninAZ

    That was a nice focus point on Kelce. And I guess if the Eagles offense can be said to be running on all cylinders… they mean 12?

  • RIP illa

    Foles feeling phantom pressure. Just settle down young man…you are doing just fine.

  • nicksaenz1

    Wow, Henery had another 7-8 yards on that kick, too.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    There’s a guy thinking about his job. Lol…

  • RIP illa

    Wow…Santa story once again…Weird!!!

  • Mr. Wu

    who is Santa?

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Whatever Santa is… in regards to Philly, he’s effing timeless.

  • RIP illa

    Ok so it’s a 4 score lead (maybe less after this drive). Hopefully we don’t come out like we usually do in the 3rd when we have a lead. I really wanna see some improvement on this front…offensively and defensively.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    I was just thinking the same thing.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Huddles are boring.

  • UKEagle99

    I hope Jay ‘pouting’ Cutler isnt hurt and McCown keeps the bench warm.

  • UKEagle99

    21 point lead, receiving to start the second half, need to squeeze the life out of them.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    I prefer “crush” to “squeeze”. Lol…

    • UKEagle99

      I’ll take either ;-)

  • UKEagle99

    Joy another 01:30 kickoff for me next week. Smoothies until 00:00 then beer, football and kicking the stinking Cowboys at home on a big HD TV, happy days!

    • EuropeanEagle

      You dare complain when I have to wait til 2.30 here? :D

  • Johnny Domino

    Four Cheers in and been told to lay off the cookies. Score again and put in the JV, I’ve got to drive 360 miles to Grandma’s tomorrow.

  • RIP illa

    So we win next week (no jinx) and hopefully get the Saints at home, who suck on the road, and then on to Carolina at their house. Best case Scenario. Don’t fear Carolina. Their O isn’t anything special and their Front 7 is great but we can get at (IMO wreck) their DBs. I know one game at a time, but just thinking aloud.

    • Andy124

      It’s possible for Arizona to claim the 6 seed. We win next week we have the 3 seed and play the 6 seed at home. That’s my ideal scenario.

      • RIP illa

        Yeah I thought about them, but I don’t see the Saints giving up the wildcard at home next week. I would like that matchup so much better.

        • Andy124

          Agreed. Maybe not realistic enough to hope for.

        • Token

          Saints are a terrible matchup for this team I think.

          • RIP illa

            Gotta back your thoughts up w/ something so I know where you’re coming from.

  • EuropeanEagle

    I know the NFL is more fun to watch when offenses have success throwing the ball, but please, can we stop favouring offensive units to the point where it becomes blattant? That second quarter snap count when Cutler was clapping his hands because the ball simply was not coming was ridiculous. When the center finally decided to snap it the clock was on 0, going towards -1.

    However, that pump fake to DJax followed by a spot on throw to Avant was a thing of beauty, loved how that DB bit harder than a dog on that fake and jumped like he thought he was gonna have the anticipation pick of his life :D

    • UKEagle99

      Whereabouts in the EU are you?

  • RIP illa

    He was down!!!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    He was down.

  • Token

    Wait, you cant challenge a fumble anymore? Interesting

    • RIP illa

      No it’s automatically reviewed, but I didn’t see a challenge flag come on the field.

      • Token

        o ok. that makes sense.

  • RIP illa

    Did we challenge? How did we get charged a T.O.?

  • UKEagle99

    Down but will they overturn??

  • EaglefaninAZ

    I thought all changes of possession were reviewed?

  • Johnny Domino

    They look at every turnover, right? Maybe something changes out of commercial.

  • UKEagle99

    I thought all changes of possession were automatic reviews?

  • Andy124

    In the past when a team tried to challenge a play they couldn’t, they were just told they couldn’t. We’re being charged a TO? WTF?

  • UKEagle99

    Yellow flag on the referee

  • EuropeanEagle

    Oh and wow I almost forgot to mention that (correct me if I’m wrong) Cole is now second in franchise history in sacks. Since I didn’t grow up in the Reggie White era, I’ll remember Trent as the best DE/OLB to ever wear an Eagles uniform in my time. Well, second to Jason ‘unselfish socialist’ Babin of course!

    • RIP illa

      Whoa…you missed Reggie??? So sorry man. Him and Gang Green were some of my fondest memories growing up. But can’t go wrong w/ remembering/viewing Trent like that.

      • Andy124

        Reggie. Best ever.

        • RIP illa

          People got mad about B-Dawk (rightfully so) but I remember being so irate when we didn’t resign Reggie!!!

          • Andy124

            Norman was the worst owner ever. People that don’t like Lurie could not have been around for the Braman days.

          • RIP illa

            Who the Hell doesn’t like Lurie??? Tell me and I’ll fight em right now!!! Really can’t think of a reason why to not like him as an owner. The only things I disagree w/ him is absolving Howie, regardless of who was to blame and his stubbornness on not bringing back Kelly Green. Dude has done nothing but improve the venue, campus, and team!!!

    • UKEagle99

      Get on youtube and watch Eagles @ Oilers 1991 and you will understand what Gang Green is all about. Know that the Oilers run and shoot was being talked about as much as CKs spread.

  • RIP illa

    Come on Chip…got work on that red flag thing!!!

  • Andy124

    Time for Donnie Football.

  • Johnny Domino

    Yeah Booooooy-kin!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Donnie Football baby…

  • UKEagle99

    Donnie ‘the money’

  • RIP illa

    Alright, so the Bears are tired of us running the same 3-4 plays on them…time to open up the playbook Chip.

    • UKEagle99

      Playing the starters but putting as little on tape for the Cowgirls as possible.

      • RIP illa

        Good point.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Safety!!!

    • UKEagle99

      |o|

  • RIP illa

    Big Ced is my favorite D player this year bar none!!!

    • UKEagle99

      He’s a revelation, Logan is running him close, our D lime looks as promising as it has in years, amazing bearing in mind the switch to 34.

      • RIP illa

        I’m w/ you although I still wanna see improvement on our depth this up coming offseason.

  • Guest

    and the youth

  • Andy124

    bada ba ba baaa, I’m lovin’ it.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Oh man. Love how they can’t even show replays. Lol…

  • Johnny Domino

    Cowboys watching and booking tee times already.

  • UKEagle99

    McCoy makes it look like Madden

  • Mr. Wu

    ok pull some starters

  • Token

    Ok this was a really really fun game. Great effort.

    But lets get the starters out now.

    • UKEagle99

      Yeah point proven

  • RIP illa

    SMH…in a good way. Shady is just too Damn good!!!
    Don’t like the crowd not shutting the F up when Foles is asking for it. Guess he’s gotta earn that Peyton type respect…he’s well on his way.

    • Token

      Thats just dumb fans. But given the game being so out of hand it doesnt matter.

      • RIP illa

        To me…yes. I love it when the home team’s fans act accordingly and do whatever is needed to give us an advantage at home, regardless. Loved seeing old Peyton and Indy command the stadium and how the fans responded. Love what Seattle’s fan awe does. It’s prolly just me tho.

  • Rohan Patel

    Give Barbre some playing time!!!

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Yes!!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Man. Can’t wait til next week!

  • Johnny Domino

    Bout time for a defensive or ST TD, just so they’ve practiced all phases.

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Yup. Time to get evil on ‘em. Lol

  • Johnny Domino

    A Damaris sighting!

  • Token

    Thats a sign Chip, get these starters out of there. Its just silly now.

  • RIP illa

    Come on Celek. Good play until the end.

    • Andy124

      i cursed Celek too. But in retrospect, maybe just a really good play by the D.

      • RIP illa

        Yeah…I wasn’t really worried about it. Just the fan in me I guess.

    • Adam

      2nd career fumble

  • Adam

    Who is this team?

    • UKEagle99

      The O is as advertised, good for 30 a game. The D however is Jekyll and Hide.

  • RIP illa

    Yeah Cutler’s out of it right now. Great pressure by the DL!!!

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Cary Williams really showed up tonight.

    • RIP illa

      This whole D showed up tonight!!! Great play all around.

  • #7

    Everything is just so wide open on offense. Chip you have all the credit sir. Wow

    • Andy124

      Of course.

      • #7

        He’s done a great job

        • Andy124

          He has. But he’s not the only one.

          • #7

            Talking about his scheme and as a whole

          • Andy124

            Perhaps we have different definitions of the word “all”.

          • #7

            You in attack mode. For what?

      • Adam

        lmao

    • Johnny Domino

      If only he had the right guy to run it.

      • #7

        Aren’t we up 33-3?

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Especially against these receivers…. I’m impressed.

  • Andy124

    3 for Cole. WOW. Count me among those who had written him off.

    • RIP illa

      This is the first game I’m noticing that Davis is rushing him from all over instead of just OLB. Granted CHI’s line isn’t the greatest, but Davis and, more importantly, Cole…are just making them look silly.

  • RIP illa

    Trent Cole v CHI’s OL is jus unfair for CHI.

  • #7

    T.Cole

  • EaglefaninAZ

    3rd and…. some other zip code.

  • Johnny Domino

    Billy Dee.
    It works every time.

  • Johnny Domino

    Nice throw but I don’t think Jay has a 30 point quarter in him.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    That was no catch.

  • RIP illa

    Gotta give T-Law credit on his post over at BGN about Kendricks. So on the money. Kendricks is having a great game but then he makes silly mistakes like on this drive.
    Trying to make the big play, instead of the safe play, on one 1st down pass to Marshall.
    Playing to fast and getting caught outta position, on the holding penalty.
    And not going to where the ball carrie was going to be to make the tackle instead of running to where the ball carrier is on the Forte pass to the flat.

    • #7

      He wants to make that big strip tackle/fumble TD on every play. He will slow it down at some point though

      • RIP illa

        Hopefully. I’m a fan, and would love to see him turn into the future!!!

  • Adam

    what the hell was that

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Lmao!!!

  • Adam

    Let’s see one of those 10 minute drives like in TB

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Shady over and over. Thank you.

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Oh man.

  • Adam

    We might get to see Vick tonight??

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Why not share? lol

    • Andy124

      QB controversy!!!

      • EaglefaninAZ

        HA!!!!

      • Adam

        lmao, downvoted by #7, feels great!

        • #7

          You wish

        • Andy124

          lol

  • #7

    McCoy is just ridiculous

  • UKEagle99

    I am looking forward to Al & Chris calling the game next week, despite the late start!

    • RIP illa

      Chris gets a lot of flak, but I’ve always liked the way he calls games. He’s not big on the X’s and O’s (a la Gruden), but he just brings a player’s perspective and does know what he’s talking about!

      • UKEagle99

        Yes he used to annoy me when he was with Aikmen but that was probably Aikmens fault (I quite like Troys colour but hes still a Cowboy). Chris has definitely grown on me.

        • RIP illa

          Lol

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Matt Forte sighting!

  • Andy124

    Time for the backups.

  • Mr. Wu

    Boykin…cherry….on….top…tyvm!

  • RIP illa

    Yes siiirrrr!!! Loved how he learned from earlier.

    1st time Boykin kept floating back in his zone, this time he made a b-line to the out route.

  • nicksaenz1

    Boy kin is a stud

    • nicksaenz1

      Boykin

      • EaglefaninAZ

        Last week even he couldn’t say it right.

      • Andy124

        Boy King.

  • Adam

    Vick is warming up!!! Christmas miracle for #7!!!!

    • #7

      Gloater. Do your thing man. I’m glad we’re winning. Period. You have every right

  • RIP illa

    Curry gets another sack…lmao!

  • Andy124

    Show me the JV squad!

    • EaglefaninAZ

      Yup. Give some other folks some reps.

    • Adam

      Christmas is the time for charity

  • Andy124

    Look at that. Now we really have a QB controversy. lol

  • EaglefaninAZ

    Yay!!!

  • nicksaenz1

    Damn

  • RIP illa

    Mike Vick helps Bryce Brown’s running game more than Foles does!!! Lol!!!

  • #7

    We fuckin smashed these dudes

  • Mr. Wu

    QB controversy

  • Adam

    They won’t even let us run out the clock

  • EaglefaninAZ

    If this was the Cowboys game, I’d have gone for 2.

  • #7

    So much for that college offense that they call it. Damn. Everything is working

  • EaglefaninAZ

    I was happy seeing 5 wins and some improvement this year. This has turned into one hell of a season. Count me satisfied.

    • RIP illa

      Really…5??? Wow.

      • EaglefaninAZ

        Think back to before training camp. Where did you guys see ‘em with an entirely new system and mass changes in personnel?

        • #7

          I said we had a chance at the playoffs

          • EaglefaninAZ

            Well… you could have said that about every team in the league.

          • #7

            lol ok…

        • RIP illa

          A lot of guys had us at 6, so you’re not that far off. #7 had us at like 10 or something (playoff bound). I never picked a number, but when I went over the schedule before the season I had us at a definite 8 and was looking hard for a couple teams that we could get by to get us to 10, as I thought 10 would be a definite playoff berth but 9 would prolly win the division. It was real hard for me to even find the 9th win in all fairness, so they have exceeded my expectations. This was also based on the fact that I knew we had talent on O and thought the D would be a better tackling D, but not a shutdown D like they’ve been for weeks.

          [Disclaimer] I was still willing to trade our entire draft for a QB. So glad we don’t have to.

          • EaglefaninAZ

            My main point was that with all the changes, and after last years mess, improvement (#1) and one more win (#2), I’d have been good to go.

          • RIP illa

            Yeah I get it…I’m just long winded. Lol.

          • #7

            I believed we could win. Thought we could win with both QBs, and I will say that I thought we would win a bit lees with Foles. Was proven wrong and have no prob with that

    • #7

      Your expectations were super low.

  • RIP illa

    Best thing for the team and the fans (IMO) is to enjoy the win for tonight, then forget about it and act as if it never happened and prepare for the cowgirls. Don’t wanna see any players riding high…just take care of business next week.

  • Andy124

    Just want to beat Dallas. Eff everything else.

  • nicksaenz1

    2 100Yd rushers in the same game…. is this the Eagles we’re talking about?

    • Andy124

      Nope. Philly Ducks.

      • nicksaenz1

        I feel like a name change isn’t out of the question and we’re about to get some crazy unis.

    • #7

      Shit man looks that way