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Inside Slant, Matchups, Quotes, Injuries, Etc

Inside Slant, Matchups, Quotes, Injuries, Etc

The Eagles have thrown the ball 254 times in their first six games and have run it a league-low 102. While coach Andy Reid has taken a lot of heat from the media and radio talk shows for his unbalanced offense, this isn't a case of Reid trying to prove you can win a Super Bowl with strictly a passing game.

The main reason the Eagles are throwing so much is because they've been playing catch-up a lot this season. In their first six games, the Eagles have been outscored in the first quarter, 48-14. All 14 of those points came in their Week 2 win over hapless San Francisco. In their other five games, they've been shut out in the first period. This is in start contrast to last season when the Eagles...

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