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Instant Observations: Eagles vs. Steelers

From Jaiquawn Jarrett’s struggles to Nick Foles’ arm, here are instant observations from Thursday night’s Eagles-Steelers preseason game.

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Twitter Mailbag: Have A Little Faith In Kafka

In today’s mailbag, we examine not only Michael Vick‘s protection up front, but also the protection behind him. And has the schedule change led to more injuries for the Eagles?

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Kafka’s Training Something Out of Science Fiction

Want to know where Mike Kafka’s improved arm strength is coming from? Buckle up.

The search to discover the origin of the quarterback’s newfound zip led us to his trainer Jay Schroeder, who has been working with Kafka since his sophomore year at Northwestern. A simple question about Schroeder’s methods put us on a twisting path that led into an almost supernatural realm.

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Eagles Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Vick has only played 16 games once in his career, turning the trick back in 2006. He missed three games as the Eagles starter last year and was knocked out of two others. There is a reason the coaches are drilling it into his head to choose health over an extra yard – the season rides on it.