FOLES PASSES TEST (CHET’S TAKE, 12-18-17)

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Much of the talk in the aftermath of the Eagles’ way-closer-than-it-should-have-been 34-29 victory over the Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium has been about the subpar performance of the Birds’ defense, and that’s understandable. Giving up 504 yards of offense and 29 points to a 2-11 (now 2-12) team is disconcerting, for sure. But there are very few complaints that …

A WIN WITH MEANING (CHET’S TAKE, 12-23-16)

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Some would say the Eagles’ 24-19 win over the rival New York Giants Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field was meaningless, just like the final game of the 2015 season against the same Giants, when the Birds scored a victory that left them with a more difficult schedule for the current season. Nope. This one really did have meaning for …

THE FRUSTRATION MOUNTS (CHET’S TAKE, 11-6-16)

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Remember a week ago (after the heartbreaking loss to the Cowboys), when we were all critical of Eagles Coach Doug Pederson for his conservative decision-making? Well, the expression “be careful what you wish for” comes to mind. Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium, Pederson returned to the aggressive approach that we all lauded him for early in the season when the …