With injuries to quarterback Donovan McNabb, running back Brian Westbrook, and wide receiver Kevin Curtis, no team needed to take advantage of the bye week more than the Philadelphia Eagles in Week Four. So far, the Eagles are off to the type of start many expected from them in 2009. With strong performances against the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefsùand a horrendous game against the New Orleans Saintsùthe team has found ways to get by with the help of backup quarterback Kevin Kolb and running back LeSean McCoy. Despite their 2-1 record, the Eagles have dealt with more injuries than they would have liked to so far this season. However, the bye week came at a perfect time to help these key players receive enough rest to return Week Five against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The ext ...
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