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Eagles' Reid, Bears' Smith Among Slew of NFL Firings

'Black Monday' sees Romeo Crennel, Norv Turner, and more exit

(Newser) - The NFL regular season ended yesterday, and that means today the heads were rolling. A slew of big-name coaches are out of jobs after lackluster seasons, ESPN reports. Including…
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Eagles Coach Andy Reid's Son Found Dead

Garrett Reid had been helping at training camp

(Newser) - The oldest son of Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid was found dead in his bed at Eagles training camp this morning, NBC Sports reports. Garrett Reid, who had struggled with drugs in the past , was helping the Eagles' strength coaches at the camp, the Philadelphia Inquirer adds. Andy Reid... More »

Vick Can Return in Week 3: NFL

(Newser) - Michael Vick, who last played in the NFL in 2006, will be eligible to suit up for the Eagles on Sept. 27, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. "Hopefully we can have a success story here that will be good for society in general and good for the NFL,"... More »

Vick Looks Solid in First Practice

(Newser) - Michael Vick returned with his No. 7 to the football field today, running the scouts' offense in practice with the Philadelphia Eagles. How'd he do? Apparently, not bad for an ex-con: "His first toss ... was a little wobbler over the middle to Danny Amendola," notes the Eagles blog... More »

1958 Classic Still Rings True

Legendary Giants-Colts matchup looks odd to Eagles' Reid, but remains 'awesome'

(Newser) - Pigskin was served up differently 50 years ago, and Atlantic scribe Marc Bowden learned just how differently by watching the 1958 New York Giants-Baltimore Colts classic with current Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid. “You can’t even do that today," Reid said of the Colts' first play. “... More »

Green Bay Gets Iced in Chicago

Elsewhere, Lions break 6-game losing skid and Eagles damage Saints' run at the playoffs

(Newser) - The host Chicago Bears hardly looked eliminated from the playoffs as they whipped Green Bay today, 35-7. The Packers entered the game fighting for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but left with no shot at that after giving up two interceptions and two blocked punts, reports the Chicago Tribune. The... More »

Reid on Two Sons: 'Still Hope'

Eagles coach breaks long silence over family drug addictions

(Newser) - Eagles coach Andy Reid and his wife have finally spoken publicly about their two sons' drug problems, in a tear-jerking interview to be published next week in Philadelphia Magazine, AP reports. The Reids broke their silence as a way to "reach out to those who are going through similar... More »

Griese Rallies Bears to Last-Minute Win in Philly

Late drive wins game against Eagles 19-16

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears ran the two-minute drill to perfection and surged from behind yesterday at Lincoln Financial Field to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 19-16. The turnaround came when quarterback Brian Griese took the offense 97 yards in 103 seconds, cinching the game with a touchdown throw to Muhsin Muhammad with... More »

Is Coach Leaving Home Drama at Home?

Reid's family issues perhaps to blame for uninspired play-calling

(Newser) - The legal problems of his sons can't help but have distracted Philadelphia coach Andy Reid, opines the Philadelphia Inquirer, and his lack of focus is evident from the results on the field. One son is under house arrest and the other is in prison for sundry drug-, gun-, and DUI-related... More »

Ravens Crush Eagles in Preseason Opener

Philly RB Moats breaks his ankle

(Newser) - The Ravens defeated the Donovan McNabb-deprived Eagles 29-3 in last night's preseason opener in Baltimore. McNabb, who's still recovering from knee surgery, watched three of his teammates get injured in the carnage as the Ravens crushed his dilapidated offense. Most serious was running back Ryan Moats' fractured ankle, which could... More »

Eagles' McNabb Will Sit Out Preseason Opener

QB hasn't recovered from knee surgery

(Newser) - Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will not play in tonight's preseason opener against Baltimore. McNabb, sidelined since tearing a ligament in his right knee last November, has not yet recovered from surgery. A.J. Feeley will start and play the first quarter, Kelly Holcomb the second, and rookie Kevin Kolb the... More »

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