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Merrill Reese

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Pittsburgh Steelers v Philadelphia Eagles

Dawkins To Be Honored

By Merrill Reese: Sunday night should be really special as the Eagles retire Brian Dawkins number. Nobody played the game with more passion that Dawk, and nobody was more exemplary off the field.  There was no [...]

09/27/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Atlanta Falcons

Howard Mudd Faces Challenge At O Line

By Merrill Reese: When the Eagles lost left tackle Jason Peters for the season we knew that was huge. My confidence in this unit remained because line coach Howard Mudd is the best in football, but [...]

09/26/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Arizona Cardinals

Old Adage Fits Here

By Merrill Reese: There’s an old adage that says you’re never as good as you think you were or as bad as you think you were.  I beg to differ. You have to go back to [...]

09/25/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Arizona Cardinals

Kolb Runs Offense To Perfection

By Merrill Reese: Bad isn’t even the word for the first half as the Eagles spotted the Cardinals 24 points in route to a 27-6 loss in Arizona. The Eagles continued their turnover problems with two [...]

09/24/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Arizona Cardinals

Closed Dome In AZ Might Work In Eagles Favor

By Merrill Reese: While the Cardinals have talent on both sides of the ball, I think the Eagles have more. Despite that, I expect Sunday’s game at that tin can in the Glendale Arizona desert to [...]

09/21/2012

New York Jets v Philadelphia Eagles

Big Shoes To Fill In Kelce

By Merrill Reese: The NFL season is truly a war of attrition.  I have long believed that a Super Bowl contender can turn into a .500 team by losing three key players at the wrong time [...]

09/20/2012

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Eagles Gem, Brent Celek

By Merrill Reese: They can talk about Jason Witten and Rob Gronkowski and even at this stage Tony Gonzalez, but let me tell you the Eagles have an absolute gem in Brent Celek. Not only [...]

09/19/2012

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Turnovers Will Get You, Eventually

By Merrill Reese: Its terrific when the Eagles can get off to a 2-0 start and you know they’re capable of playing even better. If you told me they could turn over the football five times [...]

09/18/2012

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Wow Is The Word!

By Merrill Reese: Wow! That’s all I can say! In one of the most dramatic Eagles returns in Lincoln Financial Field memory, they came from a ten point deficit and overcome the Ravens at the [...]

09/17/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Cleveland Browns

DRC Will Make Receivers Pay

By Merrill Reese:  Years ago the Eagles had a wide receiver named Na Brown who lit it up at training camp. Once the leaves turned colors, reality set in.  Fortunately Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie did not turn [...]

09/12/2012

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Eagles Punter Off To A Good Start

By Merrill Reese:  Eagles special teams coach Bobby April believes that the single biggest difference maker for the defense is the punter.  Nobody can change field position like the punter. Second year man Chas Henry [...]

09/11/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Cleveland Browns

Eagles Eke Out A Win In Cleveland

By Merrill Reese:  The Eagles survived four Michael Vick interceptions as they beat the Browns in Cleveland 17-16. Fortunately the Eagles defense was outstanding, Kurt Coleman and DRC each had two interceptions. The Eagles eke [...]

09/10/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Cleveland Browns

Four Running Backs Is A Surprise

By Merrill Reese: The Eagles get to work today as the countdown to Sunday begins. Among the biggest surprises is four running backs on the 53 man roster.   Both rookies, Bryce Brown and Chris [...]

09/05/2012

New York Jets v Philadelphia Eagles

Time To Get Cooking

By Merrill Reese: No practice for the Eagles today, it’s the regular season schedule which means Tuesdays off unless you have a Monday night game, a Thursday night game or a late season Saturday game. [...]

09/04/2012

Washington Redskins v Philadelphia Eagles

This One’s In The Books

By Merrill Reese: 8-8, that’s how the Eagles season went. They finished the year with a resounding 34-10 win over the last place Washington Redskins. It wasn’t enough to extend the season, the playoff hopes [...]

01/02/2012

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