Dallas Sucks – 1st Half Thread

Posted: November 11th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Philadelphia Eagles | 197 Comments »

The inactives for today:

QB Trent Edwards
RB Chris Polk
WR Mardy Gilyard
OL Nate Menkin
OL Danny Watkins

DE Phillip Hunt
DE Vinny Curry

Nate Allen will start.  So will Dennis Kelly.  Let’s hope Dennis plays like he did vs Atlanta and not the Saints.

The Giants lost to the Bengals, 31-13.  With a win, the Eagles will be 1.5 games back.  The Giants keep giving Eagles fans reason to hope.  The Eagles keep taking them away.  I’m sure hoping that changes today.

One reader let me know the team looks more focused in warm-ups today than they did vs DET, ATL. Adam Caplan then noted something similar on Twitter.  Fingers crossed.

Go Eagles.

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197 Comments on “Dallas Sucks – 1st Half Thread”

  1. 1 ToastJenkins said at 4:12 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    i cant fathom why they wouldnt start giving Curry some reps…its not as if Hunt is doing anything being active

  2. 2 TommyLawlor said at 4:19 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hunt was playing on STs. I thought he looked decent last week at DE.

    Curry will be fine. I do agree that I’d rather him play than Tapp.

  3. 3 bdbd20 said at 4:15 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Every time I feel that life sucks as an Eagles fan, I think about Buffalo fans.

  4. 4 SteveH said at 4:19 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hah, that ending was classic.

  5. 5 SteveH said at 4:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    My official predictions for the game:
    1. Miles Austin will have a big game.
    2. The Eagles will fail to score more than 17 points.
    3. Mike Vick will have a turnover late in the game that seals our loss.
    Andy, Marty, times yours.

  6. 6 Corry Henry said at 4:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Apparently the PA system went down during the Defensive introductions. [insert joke here about the defense failing to finish ANYTHING]

  7. 7 ACViking said at 4:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    T-Law:

    The Eagles’ safeties — Allen and Coleman — need to step up. No more getting suckered on play action.

    On the other hand, what’s the explanation for the Eagles’ lapsing run-defense? Is it that the safeties are over-compensating for having been suckered earlier in the season?

    Offensively, I’m sorry to say this team has beaten me into believing they’re not capable of scoring.

    Need some action.

  8. 8 RyBread said at 4:24 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Tommy, long time reader, first time poster. I really enjoy your analysis and learn from them. Is there a good possibility that even if Foles starts and performs well that a new coach and system next year might make him a nonviable choice for QB next year? i.e. do we maybe have a talent that we can’t even utilize next year due to scheme/coaching changes?

    Could be unfortunate for the young man and irks me. Meh.

  9. 9 Corry Henry said at 4:27 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Already a wrinkle with that TE trap play we’ve killed them with for the past two years.

  10. 10 bdbd20 said at 4:29 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    It’s nice to play a team with less discipline than us.

  11. 11 Corry Henry said at 4:31 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    It’s nice of the Cowboys help us out with first downs and keeping drives alive.

  12. 12 lilmc said at 4:32 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    nice screen

  13. 13 Corry Henry said at 4:34 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    F…fade route? Fade Route?!

  14. 14 ToastJenkins said at 4:35 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    holy cow a fade pass

  15. 15 lilmc said at 4:35 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Touchdown!!!!!

  16. 16 SteveH said at 4:35 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Holy, did we just make a play?!

  17. 17 DanJ3645 said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    in the red zone?!?!?!?

  18. 18 lilmc said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    In the 1st Quarter!!!

  19. 19 RyBread said at 4:39 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    On our first drive!?!?

  20. 20 TommyLawlor said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    They’re making me believe, if only for 10 glorious minutes.

  21. 21 bdbd20 said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    AR using the fade pass? What next, a consistent running game?

  22. 22 TommyLawlor said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Dare to dream.

  23. 23 Patrick said at 4:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Atleast we can count on the Giants to have their patented november meltdown.

  24. 24 bdbd20 said at 4:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hank Baskett is shaking his head right now.

  25. 25 TommyLawlor said at 4:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    At least Kendra is sitting in his lap.

  26. 26 BC1968 said at 4:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Boobs first, football a close second. Good point.

  27. 27 bdbd20 said at 4:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    True, being Mr. Wilkinson doesn’t suck.

  28. 28 Corry Henry said at 4:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Motorboating Kendra?

  29. 29 rls255 said at 4:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hell of a catch by Cooper too.

  30. 30 A_T_G said at 4:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I just got back from a 4 hour hike to the to of Pulpit Rock on the AT. If the team turns things around this week, do I have to do that hike every Sunday?

  31. 31 Corry Henry said at 4:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Yes.

  32. 32 rls255 said at 4:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    You might have to, that’s a nice hike so it’s a win-win.

  33. 33 John Ormond said at 4:41 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I wouldn’t buy new boots just yet. But that was nice!

  34. 34 TommyLawlor said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Heck yes.

  35. 35 Felix said at 4:40 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Lets GO DEFENSE!!

  36. 36 bdbd20 said at 4:41 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Troy Aikman: Other than the sinking, the Titanic’s maiden voyage was a success.

  37. 37 TommyLawlor said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Ha.

  38. 38 ToastJenkins said at 4:45 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    wtf happened to our pass rush??

  39. 39 lilmc said at 4:46 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Common D!

  40. 40 A_T_G said at 4:46 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    A turnover here would be nice.

  41. 41 Corry Henry said at 4:47 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This run defense is putrid.

  42. 42 nicolajNN said at 4:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    @bdbd20 You wanted a consistent run game and you got one

  43. 43 bdbd20 said at 4:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Well, it was nice while it lasted.

  44. 44 ToastJenkins said at 4:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    these couldnt tackle me

  45. 45 TommyLawlor said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    That was bad. So discouraging.

  46. 46 bridgecoach said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I miss Juan Castillo.

  47. 47 eagles2zc said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Swiss cheese D

  48. 48 bdbd20 said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Bobby April will be fired.

  49. 49 eagles2zc said at 4:52 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    LOL. Juan’s coming back just so they can fire him again

  50. 50 lilmc said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I hate this defense with a passion. No damn heart!

  51. 51 GermanEagle said at 4:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    We should have let the cowboys get the worst tackling cb in the NFL last year…

  52. 52 Corry Henry said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hoping the runner trips and falls down is not a successful run defense.

  53. 53 Jeppe Elmelund van Ee said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Nnamdi is the single biggest disappointment in my seven years as an Eagles fan. Wow, how my big hopes have fallen…

  54. 54 SteveH said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Well, that was deflating.

  55. 55 SleepingDuck said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This is gonna be a long game..

  56. 56 Andrew Hope said at 4:50 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Is there one thing that Nate Allen does well? He can’t cover, can’t tackle and doesn’t make plays on the ball. I rue passing on Earl Thomas more with every passing week.

  57. 57 lilmc said at 4:51 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Make a tackle for crying out loud!!

  58. 58 Felix said at 4:52 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This Defense is aweful

  59. 59 ceteris_paribus1776 said at 4:52 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Nice way to start on offense, but god does our tackling blow. Seriously, Nnamdi? I’ve had enough of him.

  60. 60 bdbd20 said at 4:53 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    It wasn’t just Nnamdi. Our LB’s got owned on that series.

  61. 61 Colin Emo said at 4:53 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I miss the days our DBs actually liked contact like Dawkins and Brown…

  62. 62 Patrick said at 4:54 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I see we havent forgot how to play Eagles defense. Anybody else missing J. Johnson and Trot/B-Dawk?

  63. 63 GermanEagle said at 4:55 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Bowe >>> Maclin

  64. 64 lilmc said at 4:56 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I agree. We should have made the trade offer

  65. 65 TommyLawlor said at 4:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Riddick or Dwayne?

  66. 66 GermanEagle said at 5:09 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    David. 😉

  67. 67 Iskar36 said at 4:56 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I know Mac just got hurt and I hope he is ok, but he dropped that ball before hitting the ground. He has been having such a disappointing season.

  68. 68 GermanEagle said at 4:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I really start to hate this guy…

  69. 69 TommyLawlor said at 4:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Yep.

  70. 70 A_T_G said at 4:56 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Frustratingly, that was a good, clean hit.

  71. 71 lilmc said at 4:57 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    What was that?

  72. 72 bdbd20 said at 4:58 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I’ve stopped asking that question.

  73. 73 lilmc said at 4:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I wish I could stop asking!

  74. 74 TommyLawlor said at 4:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Need to see the replay on that to figure it out.

  75. 75 lilmc said at 5:02 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Tommy, I have been a fan for my entire life, over 40 years. This particular team drives me nuts.

  76. 76 Iskar36 said at 5:01 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Can some one slow down this run game! Where is our run defense?!

  77. 77 TommyLawlor said at 5:03 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I think the Eagles had 5 DL on the 1st down play. Only 4 on 2nd down.

    Need to get a stop on 3rd down here.

  78. 78 eagles2zc said at 5:05 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Surprised Dallas didn’t run it there

  79. 79 A_T_G said at 5:06 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Wait, other teams can do that punting thing too?

  80. 80 Corry Henry said at 5:06 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I REALLY hate running to the outside with Brown.

  81. 81 Iskar36 said at 5:07 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    One thing I would like to see sometime in the second half of the season would be for Dion Lewis to get a few carries. He had a promising rookie year, it would be nice to see if that was his ceiling or if he has progressed before the end of the season.

  82. 82 ACViking said at 5:07 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    These Fox replays suck.

    I don’t need to see a 1.5 second close-up of the tackle.

    Tells me nothing

  83. 83 bdbd20 said at 5:08 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    There’s our first mandatory wasted timeout.

  84. 84 Iskar36 said at 5:09 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    One time I would like to see us get through a full game without those kinds of wasted timeouts.

  85. 85 bdbd20 said at 5:10 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hmmm, is AR trying to expose Vick on purpose so he can play Foles?

  86. 86 ACViking said at 5:10 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    T-Law:

    What do you make of the Eagles calling QB runs?

  87. 87 A_T_G said at 5:11 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    So this is the plan to get a look at Foles? The guys don’t want Vick benched, so we start running him?

  88. 88 Corry Henry said at 5:12 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I think this is the 3rd time this year that I’ve seen us get a free play just to have Vick run the ball.

  89. 89 lilmc said at 5:12 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Damn!!!!

  90. 90 TommyLawlor said at 5:12 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Dennis Kelly!!!

  91. 91 Colin Emo said at 5:15 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Just awful. Shady might still be running if that pass was completed

  92. 92 Iskar36 said at 5:12 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    For eff sakes! Hit the WIIIIIIIDE OPEN receiver.

  93. 93 Eric Carranza said at 5:13 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    i think u mean for effs sake block

  94. 94 Iskar36 said at 5:17 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Vick certainly got rushed quickly, but he released the ball early enough that he could have made the completion. Sims rushed him,but it was a completable throw. I expect that from a quality QB.

  95. 95 ToastJenkins said at 5:13 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Kelly is making Watkins look like Shaun Andrews in his prime…

  96. 96 GermanEagle said at 5:14 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This whole season stands for IRONY…

    Now ‘the shark’ almost got a sack against us… Lol

  97. 97 Corry Henry said at 5:15 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Might be Foles time.

  98. 98 ToastJenkins said at 5:15 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles sighting!!!

  99. 99 ACViking said at 5:15 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Dennis Kelly . . .

    T-Law:

    It’s been EVERY O-lineman this season (Mathis the least) blowing these blitz assignments.

    Yes, the players need to execute. But the coaches need to do something to *fix* this problem.

  100. 100 nicolajNN said at 5:16 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I’m no football expert so I genuinely want to know if I’m wrong for not blaming Vick for the in-completed pass as much as everyone else is, seeing as he had shark in the face immediately after the snap

  101. 101 bdbd20 said at 5:18 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    The pressure is on Kelly, but a top caliber QB makes that throw to the hot receiver.

  102. 102 Iskar36 said at 5:18 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I think plenty of blame should be put on the Oline on that play (Kelly in particular), but I do think that was a completable pass and you can see it wasn’t as if he was being thrown to the ground as he threw.

  103. 103 Eric Carranza said at 5:17 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    so does this mean we finally get to see foles?

  104. 104 ACViking said at 5:18 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    A_T_G . . . you may have unearthed the strategy on getting Foles in

  105. 105 A_T_G said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Yeah, I am thinking I should go buy some lottery tickets during halftime.

  106. 106 Corry Henry said at 5:19 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Man, that’s just the kind of season it’s been. Ball is fluttering in the air and it bounces off of Jordan’s helmet.

  107. 107 ToastJenkins said at 5:19 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    nice to see Graham coming on

  108. 108 Iskar36 said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Two sacks in a row?!?!?!?! What? Can that happen?

  109. 109 Corry Henry said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Surely it’s a penalty.

  110. 110 Eric Carranza said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    did we just get back to back sacks??

  111. 111 Corry Henry said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Now THAT is the defense I’m expecting.

  112. 112 BC1968 said at 5:20 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I expected 2 more sacks this month, but in a row? Wtf is going on here

  113. 113 ToastJenkins said at 5:21 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    nice to see the blitz get home a few times. LETS GO NICK!!

  114. 114 SteveH said at 5:21 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Wow, could the Nick Foles era begin under much tougher circumstances? Good luck buddy.

  115. 115 bdbd20 said at 5:21 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Glad to see Foles. If he sucks, then we need to know now.

  116. 116 TommyLawlor said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This is the right gameplan for him.

  117. 117 Iskar36 said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    It will be nice to get some sort of assessment on Foles outside of the preseason.

  118. 118 ACViking said at 5:21 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Vick, walking to the LR, looked like a punch-out boxer.

  119. 119 GermanEagle said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    the eagles just had as many sacks in 2 snaps as in the previous 4 games combined!

  120. 120 TommyLawlor said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Glad they picked today to get ’em.

  121. 121 Crus57 said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Didn’t Vick take back much of the pre-snap protection calls this week? Tough for Foles to duplicate at short notice I’d think.

  122. 122 TommyLawlor said at 5:23 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Good point. We’ll see how that goes.

  123. 123 A_T_G said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Vick’s eyes make me think concussion, but they always look like that.

  124. 124 BC1968 said at 5:22 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Kelly Clarkson music and Pepsi, I shit on them both.

  125. 125 ACViking said at 5:23 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Re: Brandon Graham

    T-Law:

    Graham — on the Kendricks sack — exploded off the edge. Really looked quick.

    I wish he’d do that more often, rather than the bullrush

  126. 126 eagles2zc said at 5:23 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Now’s the time to run the time Reid..

  127. 127 ACViking said at 5:24 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    RE: NFC East

    If the Eagles just played the Giants and Cowboys all season, I think they’d go 12-4

  128. 128 GermanEagle said at 5:26 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I am not sure the Eagles are winning today…

  129. 129 ToastJenkins said at 5:25 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    great throw by Foles. deserved a better outcome

  130. 130 BC1968 said at 5:25 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    If that was electric football that would count as a completion.

  131. 131 Corry Henry said at 5:25 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Can’t believe Avant just let that one go off his face.

  132. 132 bdbd20 said at 5:25 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Good throw there by Foles. Unfortunate that Avant pulled up. Good anticipation.

  133. 133 A_T_G said at 5:26 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles should have stuck into Avant’s face mask instead of bouncing it off his helmet. Where is the accuracy?

  134. 134 ToastJenkins said at 5:26 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    i was thinking the same thing. necessary roughness style

  135. 135 ACViking said at 5:28 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    ha ha ha!!!

  136. 136 shah8 said at 5:26 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This is going to be interesting. Sometimes a rookie gets a free pass to make interceptions, sometimes conservative ball. And the defense does the same. Looks like consertive on both sides the first drive.

  137. 137 SteveH said at 5:27 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Literally thunked avant on the head, lol

  138. 138 ACViking said at 5:27 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles looked right at AVANT in the huddle.

    WIDE OPEN

  139. 139 Corry Henry said at 5:29 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles in for the game.

  140. 140 Eric Carranza said at 5:29 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    foles in for the rest of the game due to vicks concussion

  141. 141 Iskar36 said at 5:29 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles in for the rest of the game. We will get to see what the kid can do.

  142. 142 bdbd20 said at 5:30 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    We may very well lose the game, but if Foles shows improvement, this may be the start of something good.

  143. 143 ACViking said at 5:29 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Foles already looks better than MV.

    Not jumping to any conclusions or anything.
    _____________

    The Eagles are competing today. The defense looks its best in weeks.

    That’s why I said, if the Birds played the NFC East only, they’d be dominant.

    A reach. True.

  144. 144 shah8 said at 5:30 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    No, he does not.

  145. 145 Iskar36 said at 5:33 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    After 2 passes (one which may have been a lateral), I am not sure any kind of conclusion can be made, but he didn’t look skiddish on the first two throws. Looked like he was confident with his passes and he delivered both of them accurately. Still, that is just TWO passes, so nothing you can conclude.

  146. 146 ACViking said at 5:34 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I was just kidding.

  147. 147 Iskar36 said at 5:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I figured, but sometimes, you never know with Eagles fans

  148. 148 shah8 said at 5:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Oh.

  149. 149 RaisedinPhilly said at 5:30 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Well, if Foles is a real NFL starter in training, we will see hints of it today. He is starting his NFL career under challenging circumstances, behind a line that an established NFL QB, and sometimes star QB, Michael Vick, has not been productive with. If he does better than Vick has, that’s a very very good sign for Foles and the Eagles. It’s also a bad sign for Vick, who has lost a step and taken a beating, playing tough, although not very successfully.

  150. 150 shah8 said at 5:31 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Whew! Let the kid play!

  151. 151 SteveH said at 5:31 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Can I just say, Nick Foles is a really funny looking dude.

  152. 152 Eric Carranza said at 5:32 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    sunshine comes to mind lol

  153. 153 Crus57 said at 5:32 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Chances are Foles has practiced with most of these linemen, as they were once 2nd team.

  154. 154 Baloophi said at 5:33 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    …Or 3rd team, practice squad, or out on the street.

  155. 155 ToastJenkins said at 5:32 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    season just got interesting again

  156. 156 nicolajNN said at 5:34 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Let’s hope the line doesn’t get Foles killed because today’s 3rd Qb is injured right now as well

  157. 157 Iskar36 said at 5:34 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Wow, good point. I wonder who steps in after Avant.

  158. 158 Eric Carranza said at 5:34 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    yupp he pulled his hammy trying to catch a ball with his helmet

  159. 159 GermanEagle said at 5:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This game could get ugly in a hurry….

  160. 160 Iskar36 said at 5:36 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Mathis can’t just dive at the defenders legs there. He needs to make a block attempt.

  161. 161 ceteris_paribus1776 said at 5:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Honestly, you’re a 300lb line running full bore at a 200lb DB and you dive at his legs???

  162. 162 bdbd20 said at 5:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    If they’re gonna let Bell block Ware 1-on-1, Foles is done.

  163. 163 shah8 said at 5:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I think so as well.

  164. 164 shah8 said at 5:39 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    He’s not doing too bad, other than that undercut attempt by the Dallas CB. He hasn’t geared up to NFL starter, yet, though. However, that’s ridiculously early to say.

  165. 165 Crus57 said at 5:37 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I thought Foles got his throw out pretty quick, but Bell couldn’t block even that long without holding.

  166. 166 TommyLawlor said at 5:40 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Glad Bell did hold. Don’t want Nick taking a beating.

  167. 167 lilmc said at 5:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    To heck with Trent Cole. He has sucked this year.

  168. 168 Corry Henry said at 5:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    We do a great job of making pedestrian players look like All-Pros. Felix Jones? Really?

  169. 169 ACViking said at 5:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Watching D-Bell, I can’t help but wonder what in hell the Eagles saw in this guy?

    Is it Mudd’s scheme?

    Or what?

  170. 170 Iskar36 said at 5:42 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Part of me has to wonder if it must be Mudd’s scheme. The knock on Bell was his ability to stay healthy prior to him signing here, not his blocking, so unless he simply regressed that much in a season, I don’t see how he became such a terrible Olineman so quickly otherwise.

  171. 171 GermanEagle said at 5:38 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    This would be the first time in the Andy Reid era that the Eagles lose 5 in a row. And probably the last time for AR…

  172. 172 Crus57 said at 5:40 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Also the first time we lost after the bye, if we do lose it would seem the magic is truly gone.

  173. 173 Crus57 said at 5:39 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Are we throwing these screens to the left to try and get D. Ware thinking Bell’s awful blocking is a double bluff?

  174. 174 ceteris_paribus1776 said at 5:40 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Run D sucks again. What exactly is Bowles trying to do with this D because Insure as hell can’t tell

  175. 175 Iskar36 said at 5:44 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I was going to type “I agree” and then saw them in the shotgun and immediately panicked.

  176. 176 ACViking said at 5:41 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Re: Draw play behind the left tackle

    Seems like the past 3-4 weeks, teams have beaten the Eagles like a drum with that same draw play. Right behind the LT.

    Frustrating. (Don’t know if the numbers back up the perception. Just seems that way.)

  177. 177 bdbd20 said at 5:43 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Two runs here and regroup at halftime.

  178. 178 Corry Henry said at 5:44 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    I’d love to see those stretch plays just thrown out with 4 out of 5 starters currently out.

  179. 179 Corry Henry said at 5:45 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    …stay in bound Havili *SMH*

  180. 180 GermanEagle said at 5:46 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Why don’t we run the clock down??? MM must go!

  181. 181 Mac said at 5:47 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Yep

  182. 182 A_T_G said at 5:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Dallas dared him with the timeout, and he took the bait.

  183. 183 Iskar36 said at 5:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Even when the only thing we should be doing is running out the clock, the coaches still can’t get themselves to run the ball. And why the heck are we lining up in shotgun to run a draw? Just run 3 dives and run out the clock!

  184. 184 Felix said at 5:53 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Hallo Tobi – wie gehts, LG Felix/darkchild

  185. 185 GermanEagle said at 6:01 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Naja, Spiel ist ne Katastrophe. Mir geht’s dementsprechend. 😉

  186. 186 Felix said at 6:02 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Mal schaun was die zweite halbzeit hergibt. Mein Vick Jersey ist jedenfalls eher unbrauchbar 😉

  187. 187 Iskar36 said at 5:46 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Are we really trying a 40 second drive right now? Why was Havili running to the sideline? What the hell was that call?!

  188. 188 Baloophi said at 5:46 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Reid is just adding to his stellar clock management resume…

  189. 189 Iskar36 said at 5:47 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    That was unbelievably dumb play calling. What is going through the coaches heads?!

  190. 190 SteveH said at 5:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Andy Reid mismanaging the end of the half, who would have thought?

  191. 191 ACViking said at 5:48 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Re: Eagles Last Series of 1st Half

    T-Law,

    Please explain what the hell Reid did there?

    Why throw the ball if you don’t call a TO w/ 1:22 left?

    And Havilli’s an idiot to go OofB

  192. 192 Iskar36 said at 5:51 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    That was clearly a dumb play by Havili, but why is he even in the position to make that decision. Why throw the ball at all?

  193. 193 bdbd20 said at 5:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Holy crap. Jeff Fisher just called a fake punt from HIS OWN 10. Balls!!

  194. 194 BC1968 said at 5:49 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    From McNabb throwing a 5 yard in at the 12 yard line with no timeouts and seconds to go before halftime against TB, to this, well, it’s more of the same.

  195. 195 onemorebop said at 5:59 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    Side note: just saw the Giants highlights and I just love that Manning family sad face.

  196. 196 ceteris_paribus1776 said at 6:02 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    so the offense looked good on the scripted plays and like crap since then when MM and Andy have had to call plays on the fly…business as usual.

  197. 197 TommyLawlor said at 6:03 PM on November 11th, 2012:

    New thread is up.