Philadelphia Eagles Third-Quarter Report: Offense

Posted: 7th December 2009 by Lou DiPietro in NFL
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Remember how in the EaglesÆ second-quarter report I said that ôthe more things change, the more they stay the same?ö If you compare the third quarter of the BirdsÆ 2009 season to the same time frame a year ago, that statement actually couldnÆt be more wrong. After a 5-3 start in 2008, the Eagles almost fell apart in the first half of the second half. Following a tough home loss to the Giants, the embarrassing tie with Cincinnati and the infamous Baltimore loss that saw Donovan McNabb benched in the second half, the Birds were 5-5-1 and almost left for dead. But things got better once the Eagles waxed Arizona on Thanksgiving night, and that began a 4-1 stretch run that got them into the playoffs. This seasonàwell, a 4-1 stretch run might win them the NFC East, and handily. Th ...

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