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Philadelphia Eagles

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    December 26, 2013

    Philadelphia is Trolling the Cowboys Incredibly Hard Right Now

    It started on Sunday in the closing minutes of the Eagles' 54-11 shellacking of the Chicago Bears when Philly fans filled Lincoln Financial Field with chants of "We want Dallas!" The taunts have only increased in scope and volume as Sunday's season-deciding Cowboys-Eagles grudge match has neared. C ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Cowboys 38, Eagles 23: Dallas Players Not Named Romo Seal A Sweet Victory

    Through nearly three quarters, it seemed as though this would be the final blow to a season barely halfway over. Michael Vick was knocked out of the game in the second quarter, unable to return for postgame autographs. Rookie Nick Foles then took the helm and put the Eagles in position to slam the ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Why Saturday's Cowboys Game Is the Most Important Game Ever (This Week, Anyway)

    Davynin, Via.​[Editor's note: For those who might have forgotten, Michael Corcoran is formerly of the Austin American-Statesman and Dallas Morning News, a one-time Observer contributor and one of my favorite writers in the history of ink. This morning, he dispatches this preview of Saturday night' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Rob Ryan's National Story is a Non-Story

    ​This is what happens when, for the first time in a long time, the Cowboys have no sexy new faces at training camp. Seems every player Dallas signs has already played with Dallas. The hottest topic in San Antonio is ... Tony Romo Dez Bryant Jay Ratliff's weight the Dallas heat. Non-stories ar ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    January 3, 2011

    Cowboys 14, Eagles 13: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​How about a nice round of applause for Sam Merten? Nice job, Sam. Splendid actually. Thank you. And with that ... we now return to your regularly scheduled Sportatorium. 10. A year ago the Cowboys finished the regular season with a win over the Eagles. This year the Cowboys finished the regu ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Eagles 30, Cowboys 27: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. DeSean Jackson is fun to watch, and so easy to hate. After his 91-yard catch-and-run touchdown he stopped at the 1 and slowly fell backward into the end zone. Where's George Teague when you need him? 9. At 4-9 the Cowboys are officially losers (for the first time since '04) and  ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010

    2010 NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 12

    ​Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback ratings. Wins and losses? Definitely. Leadership? Uh-huh. When it comes to my weekly NFL Quarterback Rankings -- if I had one of those little encircled R's to signify a trademark ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    2010 NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 11

    ​Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback ratings. Wins and losses? Definitely. Leadership? Uh-huh. When it comes to my weekly NFL Quarterback Rankings -- if I had one of those little encircled R's to signify a trademark ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    2009 Cowboys in Review: My 10 Fave Plays

    ​I'm generally considered a pissy guy with a half-glass-empty view of the world around attacking me. But there are times when I can be joyfully hopeful. The Cowboys' season ended with a resounding 34-3 thud, but there were plenty of warm-n-fuzzy moments to keep us both satisfied about '09 and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Spit Happens: An Eagle Desecrates Cowboys Stadium

    ​It all started with a phone call to 105.3 The Fan's Sybil Summers. A tip that the Philadelphia Eagles' web site was posting something or other about Cowboys Stadium's sacred star. A little investigative digging and - voila - Cowboys-Eagles III just got more interesting. The Bounty Bowl. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Who Would You Rather Have Coaching Your Team On Saturday Night?

    Liability or asset?​Andy Reid, the guy who has taken the Philadelphia Eagles to five NFC Championships and a Super Bowl this century? Or Wade Phillips, who doesn't have a playoff win on his resume but is 33-16 in Dallas and has his defense playing at a Super Bowl level? NBC analyst Rodney H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    I Rang in 2010 Positively Positive. You?

    Ready for a happy weird year? Well, c'mon!​My New Year's resolution? To be more positive. More optimistic. More don't-look-now-but-holy-hell-my-glass-is-half-full. Bear with me, this is gonna be tougher than going without a crumb of food for 10 days. Ready? Here goes. I'm open to the idea o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2010

    Wowboys 24, Beagles 0: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Uh oh, Shaun Suisham misses a 30-yard, chip-shot field goal from right between the hashmarks. Okay, so the victory over the Philadelphia Eagles wasn't perfect. But it was dang close. 9. I respect Eagles' head coach Andy Reid, but I also question his strategy. He's taken Philly to fi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009
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    December 29, 2009

    Tuesday's Unverified Fact About Philadelphia

    Weight Watchers​The 'Boys host the silverwings on Sunday afternoon. Another "fact" about the the Main Sewer Line and its team...Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb insists his gazpacho be served piping hot.**Source: From the script of Rocky: The Final Years, where an aging boxer leaves the ring but ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2009
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    November 9, 2009

    Wowboys 20, Beagles 16: My Top 10 Observations

    Even Philly fans liked Dallas last night.​10. Lots of heroes Sunday night in Philly, but the biggest - smallest - play was made by rookie linebacker Victor Butler. With the Eagles down 7 and facing third-and-10 from Dallas' 33, Donovan McNabb scrambled right into what seemed to be an open f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Cowboys' Camp Questions?

    Home Sweet Dome.​A year ago at this time I was pegging the Dallas Cowboys for the "Super Bowl." Last time we saw them however - 44-6 losers in Philly on Dec. 28 - it was "or bust." Coming off 2008's 9-7 disaster, the Cowboys have shedded from their roster the leading receiver (Ter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Today In Music News: Ozzy Dumps Zakk, Teens Slack On Illegal Downloading and Joe Simpson's A Career Opportunist

    Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, July 14, 2009... Ozzy Osbourne has decided to drop Zakk Wylde from his band. But, he may want to tell Zakk... According to a new study, the percentage of teens who illegally download music has dropped by almost half in the last year. But, te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Whitt's End: 1.16.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *My summation of Thursday's dramatic plane crash/rescue in New York's Hudson River: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!! *Found it funny that, although the crash happened at 2:30, Larry Kin ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    The Cowboys' Crappy New Year!

    After the most disappointing season in franchise history, how can the Cowboys' resolution be the status woe?

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    December 22, 2008

    Nevermores 33, Never Agains 24

    Lowlights from the final night at Texas Stadium: *I know the Buccaneers and Eagles lost yesterday and there's still hope for the Cowboys making the playoffs. But what happened Saturday night was inexcusable. *Safety Ken Hamlin, who played in the Pro Bowl last January, was unblocked and had bot ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008
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    September 15, 2008

    Premature Exaltation

    Roy Williams didn't start. But it hasn't kept him from putting his sorry stamp on the game. The Cowboys' safety was beaten by Eagles rookie receiver DeSean Jackson by -- what? -- 10 yards on that 60-yard reception. Jackson, inexplicably, dropped the ball in celebration at the 1. But because the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Cowboys 41, Eagles 37

    Paced by first-round rookies Felix Jones and Mike Jenkins, the Cowboys somehow survived. Just when it looked like the Eagles would take this to the wire, the Cowboys’ defense came up with four consecutive stellar plays and Dallas hangs on for an exhilarating win that takes it to 2-0. After ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Stay Classy, Dallas

    If -- I said if -- you could read this, it would say Cowboys 41, Eagles 37. Promise. *Quarterback Tony Romo: "Straight country western. Good thing we were Clint Eastwood tonight. ... We were lucky enough in the end to come out on top. I had two poor plays obviously that you want back. But this g ... More >>

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    September 12, 2008
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    September 11, 2008

    Chin Music

    Tony Romo's maturation trumps bruises and bumps during dazzling debut

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    September 3, 2008

    NFL Preview: The Quarterbacks

    No. 1 in Jessica's heart. No. 3 on my list. Not playing fantasy football for the first time in 20 years this fall has its consequences: More free time. More disposable income. Less contact with the geekdom subculture. But it also has me woefully unprepared for the NFL season, which techn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    That ’70s Show

    Squint real hard and see the similarities. At long last, the ’70s are back. Women are again wearing Halston. Television viewers are glued to CBS’ hit Swingtown. Two movies founded on the old decade’s staples of Star Wars and ABBA – The Clone Wars and Mamma Mia – were among last week ... More >>

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    January 29, 2008

    Turns Out, Terrell Owens Owes His Former Team Close to $1 Million

    Terrell Owens might be a Dallas Cowboy, but according to The Philadelphia Inquirer today, he owes the Philadelphia Eagles about $800,000. Turns out an arbitrator ruled Friday that the Eagles could indeed collect on some of that signing bonus Owens' former team claimed he forfeited in 2005, when he w ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2007
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    December 28, 2006

    Terrible Owens

    Duh, Cowboys' prima donna isn't worth the trouble

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    December 26, 2006
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    December 21, 2006
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    October 9, 2006

    Tee. Zero.

    This may be the only time you see Terrell Owens getting behind Drew Bledsoe, because after the loss to Philly yesterday, Owens kinda threw his QB under the bus. Wish he'd taken a tire for the team, as well. Overlooked and underthrown, The Artist Formerly Known as T.O. officially deteriorated into an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Pick Your Pleasure (or Poison)

    www.marcusfootball.com With so many obvious sports options in front of ya this weekend, do the unexpected and check out upcoming high-school phenom Matt Faulkner instead? A sports weekend like this comes around only, oh, about once a decade. So many options, so little time. And TVs. If I were you, ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Sympathy for the Devil

    T.O. brings out Dallas' dark side

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    October 4, 2006

    Silver and Gold

    You get the sense from the new Sports Illustrated that Jerry Jones wanted T.O. to B.L.O.W. when he signed him as a Cowboy. As expected, all things considered, the new issue of Sports Illustrated has a feature about the Dallas Cowboys' week that was; something to do with T.O.'s O.D. one week ago toda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Owens' Sausage

    This picture was taken yesterday, when Jerry Jones tried to take back Terrell Owens' jersey. Sorry. That's just wishful thinking. I watched as late as I could, but it was exhausting and I was exhausted: Some time around 1:30 this morning, Andre Agassi won his first-round match at the U.S. Open, and ... More >>

  • Film

    August 24, 2006

    Training Day

    Feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2006

    Owens' Sausage

    Not an hour after Richie posted his item below about Terrell Owens' forthcoming book T.O.--the guy's second, following 2004's Catch This!: Going Deep with the NFL's Sharpest Weapon--I got an overnighted copy of the tome from Simon & Schuster, and a cursory glance reveals a few more tidbits the Phill ... More >>

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    July 6, 2006
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    April 6, 2006
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    March 21, 2006

    The Team-wrecker

    During the Ring of Honor induction for the Triplets last fall, I asked Michael Irvin about Terrell Owens and the controversy of the moment—T.O.'s stream of negative comments about Eagles QB and multiple Pro Bowler Donovan McNabb. Irvin, of course, is buddies with T.O., who infamously agreed wi ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Good Grief

    Our columnist is a loser--again--which is more fun for us than him

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    December 11, 2003

    Head Cases

    The Eagles--and their fans--know when insanity is a good thing

  • Culture

    September 7, 2000

    Small Soldiers

    Yeah, they're fast, but the Cowboys' linebackers are too short and light for the NFL

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    July 27, 2000

    Scrambling for cover

    Randall Cunningham wants to be a backup. Really. But the one thing he's never outrun is quarterback controversy.

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