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The Outside Scoop on When Vick Hurt His Groin

October 27, 2013

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Jeff McLane just tweeted: Michael Vick admitted he injured his groin in first 2 games but nowhere on the #Eagles' injury report those weeks was he listed by the team.— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) October 27, 2013 For those curious, I’m pretty sure he first injured it in Game 1, Quarter 4, 11:38. It was a […]

Vick vs. Foles: Focus on the Red Zone and the Running Game

October 14, 2013

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When I started this blog, I practically swore to myself I’d avoid quarterback controversy posts simply because those types of stories already get enough coverage from others. But Michael Vick’s hamstring injury and Nick Foles’ quality outings in relief have stirred many fans to at least entertain the notion of using Foles more. I want […]

Shotgun Kneel-downs

October 13, 2013

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Nick Foles just took a shotgun snap and kneeled to secure today’s victory. I wonder if this had anything to do with the Bucs’ history of rushing the snap. But let’s not forget the Bucs aren’t the only only team to do that…. (Is there an easy way to make GIFs hover- or click-activated?) From […]

Eagles Snap Count, Part 2

October 12, 2013

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After the Eagles opener, I wrote about their “funky silent snap count,” where Todd Herremans looks back at the quarterback, taps Jason Kelce when the quarterback is ready, and then Kelce uses head-jerks to give notice that he’s about to snap the ball. I noted that the Eagles only went on something other than one […]