Merrill Reese

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Philadelphia Eagles v San Francisco 49ers

Eric Allen and Jim Johnson To Be Honored

By Merrill Reese: As if Eagles/Dallas on a national stage isn’t special enough, the halftime ceremony makes it even more so. Eric Allen and the late Jim Johnson will be inducted into The Eagles honor […]

10/28/2011

Cleveland Browns v Philadelphia Eagles

Ronnie Brown Brings Character To Birds

By Merrill Reese: Unfortunately the moment most remembered so far in Ronnie Brown’s brief Eagles career is that pass-run option that blew up against The 49ers. The Eagles traded him to Detroit at the deadline […]

10/27/2011

Dallas Cowboys v New England Patriots

Eagles / Dallas Almost Here!

By Merrill Reese: May these next four days fly by.  The anticipation of an Eagles, Dallas game is tremendous and this one is steeped in significance. After an awful month The Eagles played better at […]

10/26/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Washington Redskins

Eagles Position In NFC East Isn’t That Bad

By Merrill Reese: Even after a 2-4 start The Eagles are right in the NFC East mix. The Redskins are reeling after losing to Carolina Sunday. They’re now 3-3. They Cowboys are also 3-3 so […]

10/25/2011

Dallas Cowboys v Philadelphia Eagles

Birds And Boys Will Be Huge!

By Merrill Reese: Ok my least favorite weekend has passed and its time to get back to business. I love the build up to big games and when that big game is Eagles vs. Dallas […]

10/24/2011

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp

Lack Of OTA’s Could Have Led to Disappointing Season Start

By Merrill Reese: For years players have grumbled about the OTA’s, Off-season Training Activities, practice in April, May and June.  Now guys are actually telling me that they understand their necessity. Years ago training camps […]

10/21/2011

Philadelphia Eagles 2011 Headshots

Todd Herremans Deserves Recognition

By Merrill Reese: Its easy to applaud the guys out in the open.  The quarterback, the running back, wide outs, even the pass rushers and defenders.  All too often the offensive linemen are ignored unless […]

10/20/2011

Philadelphia Eagles 2011 Headshots

Kurt Coleman Riding High After Win

By Merrill Reese: You just have to love the way Kurt Coleman stepped up against The Redskins. He had a career day with three interceptions.  At 5’11” 195lbs he isn’t a big safety and his […]

10/19/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Washington Redskins

Bye Comes At The Right Time

By Merrill Reese: It would figure just after The Eagles taste success and lift our spirits we have to wait two weeks for the next game. Actually this is a pretty good time for the […]

10/18/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Washington Redskins

Birds End Losing Streak With Pick Record

By Merrill Reese:  The Eagles took at 20-0 lead and hung on for dear life as they ended their four game losing streak with a 20-13 win over The Redskins in Landover, MD. The much […]

10/17/2011

Cleveland Browns v Philadelphia Eagles

Time To Win With Football Basics

By Merrill Reese: Eagles and The Redskins Sunday down there. I’m tired of looking at matchups or comparing rosters.  I’ve done that the last month and it doesn’t hold water. If The Eagles can stop […]

10/14/2011

Detroit Lions v Buffalo Bills

The Key To Winning Could Be Defense

By Merrill Reese: I still believe in that old adage that offense sells tickets, but defense wins games. Look at the once bumbling but now undefeated Detroit Lions.  They’ve got some talented offensive playmakers, a […]

10/13/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Buffalo Bills

Could Overcorrection Be Part Of The Eagles Problem?

By Merrill Reese: In theory, each game stands alone.  Each week presents a new opportunity to rectify problems and get back on track. Losing, like winning, affects a team’s psyche.  Take the cases of Jeremy […]

10/12/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Buffalo Bills

Eagles Make It Difficult To Remain Optimistic

By Merrill Reese: It’s difficult to remain optimistic when week after week The Eagles find ways to lose. It’s not one thing, It’s a combination of physical mistakes and mental lapses.  Just when you think […]

10/11/2011

Philadelphia Eagles v Buffalo Bills

Devastating Disappointment In Bills Loss

By Merrill Reese: It was a devastating disappointment for The Eagles yesterday in Buffalo where they lost to The Bills 31-24. The Eagles spotted The Bills a 21-7 halftime lead.  The Bills stretched it to 31-14 […]

10/10/2011

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