San Francisco 49ers
By Merrill Reese: Last week I hesitated to call The 49ers meeting a must-game. True must-games have a mathematical implication. You lose and you are eliminated from playoff contention. Believe me, Sunday’s game in Buffalo […]
By Merrill Reese: It was a devastating defeat for The Eagles yesterday at The Linc as they let a 23-3 lead get away in the second half and ended up losing to The 49ers 24-23. […]
It was certainly one of the biggest losses in coach Andy Reid’s tenure with the Eagles, who fell to 1-3 while San Francisco improved to 3-1.
David Akers left his heart in Philadelphia when he went to San Francisco. The five-time Pro Bowl kicker is coming home on Sunday when the 49ers visit the Eagles.
By Merrill Reese: In recent years a game with The 49ers wasn’t approached with trepidation. They went through coaches and other than their emblems and colors it was no reminder of the great Bill Walsh […]
Reid says the swelling in Michael Vick’s injured right hand has gone down.
Maybe you’ve seen it: a billboard from former Eagles’ kicker David Akers has gone up along I-95 near the sports complex in South Philadelphia, thanking fans for the past 12 years.
Kevin Kolb passed for 253 yards while capably filling in for injured Michael Vick, leading the Philadelphia Eagles’ 27-24 victory San Francisco 49ers.
Kolb knows he’ll lead the Eagles under tough conditions when he replaces the NFC’s offensive player of last month, but he’s confident Philadelphia can maintain the progress it has shown on offense.