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Eagles Wake-Up Call: Examining the Vick Theories

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael VickThe most recent Michael Vick injury has brought about several theories and opinions about what exactly is going on with the Eagles starting quarterback.

Here are some arguments I’ve heard, along with thoughts on what’s valid, and what’s not.

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Foles Given Chance To Make His Move

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles.Andy Reid has had plenty of chances to say that Mike Kafka will be the Eagles’ backup quarterback as soon as he recovers from his fractured left hand.

But he hasn’t done that.

It’s clear that a major reason why is the performance of rookie Nick Foles.

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Gap Narrowing Between Hanson, Boykin

Eagles cornerback Brandon BoykinWith 18 days left until the Eagles open their season in Cleveland against the Browns, competition for the first-team nickel corner job appears to be heating up between Joselio Hanson and Brandon Boykin.

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Offense Review: Dunlap Has Edge Over Bell

A look at how King Dunlap, Demetress Bell and the rest of the offense performed against the Patriots, after having re-watched the game.

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Vick Diagnosed With Rib Contusion

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael VickThe results for Michael Vick’s MRI and CT scan are in, and the Eagles’ quarterback has no broken bones or fractured cartilage.

The official diagnosis is a contusion of his ribs and of the soft tissue area surrounding it.

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DB Review: Asomugha Showcases Tackling Skills

Philadelphia Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha.From Nnamdi Asomugha to Brandon Boykin to Nate Allen, here’s a breakdown of how the Eagles defensive backs fared Monday night, after having re-watched the game.

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DL Review: Hunt Shines Once Again

Philadelphia Eagles DE Phillip HuntFrom Fletcher Cox to Phillip Hunt, here’s a player-by-player breakdown of how the Eagles’ defensive linemen performed against the Patriots.

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LB Review: Kendricks Delivers; Ryans Improves

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal KendricksFrom Mychal Kendricks to DeMeco Ryans, here’s a player-by-player breakdown of how the Eagles linebackers performed Monday night against the Patriots after having re-watched the game.

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Eagles Wake-Up Call: Does Vick Deserve Blame For Injury?

How much responsibility does Michael Vick bear for his rib injury? That depends on who you ask. Here’s what Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden and Andy Reid had to say.

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Tempers Flare In Reid-Jenkins Dust-Up

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy ReidVeteran defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins did something to draw the ire of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, and cameras caught the heated exchange on television during the second quarter of tonight’s preseason game against the Patriots.

“It’s an emotional game,” Reid said afterwards. “He was fired up. I was fired up. Those things happen. Cullen is my primary leader on that defensive line so I count on him for a lot of things. He was upset, and I was upset. We talked about it afterwards, and we’re ok.”

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Eagles Leftovers: Bell, Asomugha And Bowles

Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach Todd Bowles.Here are some leftover notes, including Todd Herremans’ take on what Demetress Bell needs to do to improve and Nnamdi Asomugha talking about how much new secondary coach Todd Bowles has helped him.

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Vick To ESPN: We Have To Earn Everything

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael VickLocally, we hear Michael Vick talk pretty much everyday.

The Eagles quarterback answers reporters’ questions coming off the practice field or at his locker whenever he’s at the Novacare Complex.

But it’s still noteworthy when Vick goes national and is featured on a network like ESPN because it puts the spotlight on him around the country. That can be a bad thing if he isn’t careful about what he says (see: dynasty). But as he continues to work to reshape his image, it can also be a good thing.

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10 Things To Watch: Eagles vs. Patriots

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans.In no particular order, here’s what I’ll be keeping an eye on tonight when the Eagles take on the Patriots in their second preseason game.

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Live Chat: Eagles vs. Patriots, 8 p.m.

Join Tim and Sheil for a live chat Monday night as the Eagles take on the Patriots at 8 p.m.

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Watkins Exiting Valley Of Darkness?

Philadelphia Eagles right guard Danny Watkins.It was a term Howard Mudd used to describe a player who doubted himself. An explanation for a lack of confidence, or a matter of indecision.

On one of the first days of training camp, Mudd was talking about second-year guard Danny Watkins, and he brought up the “valley of darkness.”