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2011 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head Coach Andy Reid
General Manager Howie Roseman
Home Field Lincoln Financial Field
Results
Record 8–8
Place 2nd NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers LeSean McCoy, RB
Jason Peters, OT
Jason Babin, DE
Uniform
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Timeline
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The 2011 Philadelphia Eagles season was the 79th season for the team in the National Football League (NFL). The Eagles had high hopes of competing for a Super Bowl, with several notable offseason acquisitions, however, the Eagles failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. The Eagles played all of their home games at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


OffseasonEdit

Personnel changesEdit

On January 15, defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was fired.[1] Defensive line coach Rory Segrest was fired on January 16.[2] Former Tennessee Titans' defensive line coach Jim Washburn was hired to the same position by the Eagles' on January 19.[3] Special teams quality control coach Jeff Nixon was hired by the Miami Dolphins as their running backs coach on January 20.[4] Defensive backs coach and senior assistant Dick Jauron was hired by the Cleveland Browns as their new defensive coordinator on January 21.[5] On January 25, linebackers coach Bill Shuey, who served on the Eagles' coaching staff for the past ten seasons, was let go after his contract was not renewed.[6] On February 2, Juan Castillo, who served as the team's offensive line coach since 1998, was named the new defensive coordinator. That same day, Howard Mudd was hired as the new offensive line coach.[7]

Roster changesEdit

Free agentsEdit

Position Player Template:Abbr 2011 Team Notes and references
K David Akers UFA San Francisco 49ers Given transitional tag prior to the lockout, but Akers did not sign it. The tag was rescinded after the lockout, due to new CBA rules.[8]
LB Stewart Bradley UFA Arizona Cardinals
RB Eldra Buckley ERFA Detroit Lions Re-signed by the Eagles, released during final cuts.
C/G Nick Cole UFA None
LB Omar Gaither UFA Carolina Panthers
S Antoine Harris UFA None
RB Jerome Harrison UFA Detroit Lions
CB Ellis Hobbs UFA N/A Retired
G Max Jean-Gilles UFA None Signed with Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers, but did not play for either team.
LB Akeem Jordan UFA Philadelphia Eagles
DE Bobby McCray UFA None
S Quintin Mikell UFA St. Louis Rams
CB Dimitri Patterson UFA Cleveland Browns
P Sav Rocca UFA Washington Redskins
LB Ernie Sims UFA Indianapolis Colts
QB Michael Vick UFA Philadelphia Eagles signed franchise tender March 2[9]
G Reggie Wells UFA Carolina Panthers Re-signed with Eagles, but released during final cuts.
Player re-signed by the Eagles

SigningsEdit

Position Player Tag 2010 Team Date signed Notes and references
DE/LB Phillip Hunt UFA Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) February 11[10] on active roster
LB Rashad Jeanty UFA None February 20[11] released
CB Isaiah Trufant WVR New York Jets February 3[12] released
CB Nnamdi Asomugha UFA Oakland Raiders July 28[13] on active roster
DE Jason Babin UFA Tennessee Titans July 30 on active roster
RB Ronnie Brown UFA Miami Dolphins August 2[14] on active roster
T Ryan Harris UFA Denver Broncos August 2[14] released
DT Cullen Jenkins UFA Green Bay Packers July 30 on active roster
TE Donald Lee UFA Green Bay Packers July 30 released
G Evan Mathis UFA Cincinnati Bengals July 31 on active roster
S Jarrad Page UFA New England Patriots August 2[14] released
QB Vince Young UFA Tennessee Titans July 28[15] on active roster

2011 draftEdit

Player selections Edit

Rd Pick Player Pos School Signed Notes
1 23 Danny Watkins Guard Baylor
2 54 Jaiquawn Jarrett Safety Temple
3 90 Curtis Marsh Cornerback Utah State [dr 1]
4 116 Casey Matthews Linebacker Oregon [dr 2]
120 Alex Henery Kicker Nebraska
5 149 Dion Lewis Running back Pittsburgh [dr 3]
161 Julian Vandervelde Guard Iowa [dr 4]
6 191 Jason Kelce Center Cincinnati [dr 5] [dr 6]
193 Brian Rolle Linebacker Ohio State [dr 7]
7 237 Greg Lloyd, Jr. Linebacker Connecticut [dr 8] [dr 9]
240 Stanley Havili Fullback USC [dr 10]

Draft notesEdit

  1. Wulf, Bo. "McDermott Relieved Of Duties As D. Coordinator", philadelphiaeagles.com, January 15, 2011. Retrieved on January 15, 2011. 
  2. "Eagles' defensive line coach out, too", philly.com, January 16, 2011. Retrieved on January 16, 2011. 
  3. McLane, Jeff. "Eagles hire Washburn", philly.com, January 19, 2011. Retrieved on January 19, 2011. 
  4. McLane, Jeff. "Eagles reportedly plan to talk to Saints' Allen about defensive coordinator job", philly.com, January 20, 2011. Retrieved on January 20, 2011. 
  5. Withers, Tom. "Browns name Dick Jauron defensive coordinator", philly.com, January 21, 2011. Retrieved on January 21, 2011. 
  6. McLane, Jeff. "Eagles let LB coach Shuey go", philly.com, January 25, 2011. Retrieved on January 25, 2011. 
  7. "Eagles introduce Juan Castillo", philly.com, February 2, 2011. Retrieved on February 2, 2011. 
  8. Michael David Smith. "Eagles rescind David Akers’ transition tag", July 25, 2011. Retrieved on July 23, 2011. 
  9. "Vick signs Eagles' one-year franchise tender", csnphilly.com, March 2, 2011. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. 
  10. Tamari, Jonathan (February 11, 2011). Eagles sign CFL pass rusher. philly.com. Retrieved on February 11, 2011.
  11. Wulf, Bo (February 20, 2011). Eagles Sign LB Rashad Jeanty. philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved on February 20, 2011.
  12. Wulf, Bo (February 3, 2011). Report: Eagles Claim CB I. Trufant. philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved on February 3, 2011.
  13. Fox, Ashley (July 28, 2011). Report: Eagles clearly intend to win now. ESPN. Retrieved on July 28, 2011.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Tamari, Jonathan (August 2, 2011). Eagles sign RB Ronnie Brown, RT Ryan Harris, S Jarrad Page. philly.com. Retrieved on August 2, 2011.
  15. Wulf, Bo (July 28, 2011). Eagles Agree To Terms With QB Young. philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved on July 28, 2011.

PreseasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

The Eagles' preseason schedule was announced on April 12, 2011.

Week Date Opponent Results Game site NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 August 11 Baltimore W 13–6 1–0 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
2 August 18 at Pittsburgh L 14–24 1–1 Heinz Field Recap
3 August 25 Cleveland W 24–14 2–1 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
4 September 1 at New York Jets W 24–14 3–1 MetLife Stadium Recap

Roster changesEdit

SigningsEdit

On July 29, the Eagles signed quarterback Vince Young, one day after he was released by the Tennessee Titans.[1] That same day, the Eagles also signed former Oakland Raiders' cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to a five year contract.[2]

TradesEdit

On July 28, quarterback Kevin Kolb was traded to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a 2012 second-round draft selection.[3] On August 1, defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley was traded to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a 2013 draft selection.[4]

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 September 11 at St. Louis W 31–13 1–0 Edward Jones Dome Recap
2 September 18 at Atlanta L 31–35 1–1 Georgia Dome Recap
3 September 25 New York Giants L 16–29 1–2 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
4 October 2 San Francisco L 23–24 1–3 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
5 October 9 at Buffalo L 24–31 1–4 Ralph Wilson Stadium Recap
6 October 16 at Washington W 20–13 2–4 FedEx Field Recap
7 Bye
8 October 30 Dallas W 34–7 3–4 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
9 November 7 Chicago L 24–30 3–5 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
10 November 13 Arizona L 17–21 3–6 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
11 November 20 at New York Giants W 17–10 4–6 MetLife Stadium Recap
12 November 27 New England L 20–38 4–7 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
13 December 1 at Seattle L 14–31 4–8 CenturyLink Field Recap
14 December 11 at Miami W 26–10 5–8 Sun Life Stadium Recap
15 December 18 New York Jets W 45–19 6–8 Lincoln Financial Field Recap
16 December 24 at Dallas W 20–7 7–8 Cowboys Stadium Recap
17 January 1 Washington W 34–10 8–8 Lincoln Financial Field Recap

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: at St. Louis RamsEdit

Week One: Philadelphia Eagles at St. Louis Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 14 3 7 7 31
Rams 7 3 3 0 13

at Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri

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  • STL – Josh Brown 49-yard field goal (PHI 14–10)
  • PHI – Alex Henery 34-yard field goal (PHI 17–10)
Third quarter
  • PHI – DeSean Jackson 6-yard TD pass from Michael Vick, Alex Henery kick (PHI 24–10)
  • STL – Josh Brown 23-yard field goal (PHI 24–13)
Fourth quarter
  • PHI – LeSean McCoy 49-yard TD run, Alex Henery kick (PHI 31–13)

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Top passers
  • PHI – Michael Vick: 14/32 187 Yds, 2 TD, 11 Rush, 97 Yds
  • STL – Sam Bradford: 17/30 188 Yds
Top rushers
  • PHI – LeSean McCoy: 15 Att, 122 Yds, 1 Rush TD, 2 Rec, 15 Yds, 1 Rec TD
  • STL – Carnell Williams: 19 Att, 91 Yds, 5 Rec, 49 Yds
Top receivers
  • PHI – DeSean Jackson: 6 Rec, 102 Yds, 1 TD
  • STL – Brandon Gibson: 3 Rec, 50 Yds
Top tacklers

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Week 2: at Atlanta FalconsEdit

Week Two: Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 10 21 0 31
Falcons 7 7 7 14 35

at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia

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Week 3: vs. New York GiantsEdit

Week Three: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 14 0 0 15 29
Eagles 0 13 3 0 16

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Top passers
  • NYG – Eli Manning – 16/23, 254 YDS, 4 TD, 0 INT
  • PHI – Michael Vick – 16/23, 176 YDS, 0 TD, INT
Top rushers
  • NYG – Ahmad Bradshaw – 15 CAR, 86 YDS
  • PHI – LeSean McCoy – 24 CAR, 128 YDS, TD
Top receivers
  • NYG – Victor Cruz – 3 REC, 110 YDS, 2 TD
  • PHI – Jeremy Maclin – 5 REC, 69 YDS
Top tacklers
  • NYG – Jason Pierre-Paul – 7 TKL, 2 AST, 2 SK
  • PHI – Trent Cole – 4 TKL, AST, SK

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Week 4: vs. San Francisco 49ersEdit

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1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 3 14 7 24
Eagles 7 13 3 0 23



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  • attendance=69,144
  • weather=54 °F, Cloudy
  • referee=Alberto Riveron
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  • TVAnnouncers=Ron Pitts and Jim Mora, Jr.
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Week 5: at Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Five: Philadelphia Eagles at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 7 7 10 24
Bills 7 14 10 0 31

at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

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Week 6: at Washington RedskinsEdit

Week Six: Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 13 0 0 20
Redskins 0 3 3 7 13

at FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

  • Date: October 16
  • Game weather: 68 °F, Sunny
  • Game attendance: 80,447
  • Referee: Bill Leavy
  • TV announcers (Fox): Sam Rosen, Brian Billick and Laura Okmin
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Week 8: vs. Dallas CowboysEdit

Week Eight: Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 0 0 7 7
Eagles 14 10 3 7 34

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 30
  • Game weather: 42 °F, Clear
  • Game attendance: 69,144
  • Referee: Gene Steratore
  • TV announcers (NBC): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya
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Week 9: vs. Chicago BearsEdit

Week Nine: Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 7 10 3 10 30
Eagles 0 10 14 0 24

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game information
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Second quarter
  • CHI – Robbie Gould 51-yard field goal (CHI 10–0)
  • PHI – Alex Henery 47-yard field goal (CHI 10–3)
  • PHI – Brian Rolle 22-yard fumble return for a TD, Alex Henery kick (Tied 10–10)
  • CHI – Marion Barber 2-yard TD run, Josh Brown kick (CHI 17–10)
Third quarter
  • PHI – Ronnie Brown 4-yard TD run, Alex Henery kick (Tied 17–17)
  • PHI – LeSean McCoy 33-yard TD run, Alex Henery kick (PHI 24–17)
  • CHI – Robbie Gould 38-yard field goal (PHI 24–20)
Fourth quarter
  • CHI – Earl Bennett 5-yard TD pass from Jay Cutler, Robbie Gould kick (CHI 27–24)
  • CHI – Robbie Gould 22-yard field goal (CHI 30–20)

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Coming off their divisional win over the Cowboys, the Eagles stayed at home for a Week 9 Monday night duel with the Chicago Bears. Philadelphia trailed early in the first quarter as Bears quarterback Jay Cutler completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to tight end Matt Spaeth. Chicago would add onto their lead in the second quarter as kicker Robbie Gould booted a 51-yard field goal. The Eagles answered with a 47-yard field goal from rookie kicker Alex Henery. followed by rookie linebacker Brian Rolle returning a fumble 22 yards for a touchdown, but the Bears would close out the half with running back Marion Barber getting a 2-yard touchdown run.

Philadelphia took the lead the third quarter with a 4-yard touchdown run from running back Ronnie Brown, followed by a 33-yard touchdown run from running back LeSean McCoy. Chicago replied with Gould making a 38-yard field goal. Afterwards, the Bears retook the lead with Cutler completing a 5-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Earl Bennett, followed by Gould getting a 22-yard field goal. The Eagles tried to rally, including an unsuccessful fake punt by Chas Henry, but Chicago's defense held on to preserve the win.

With the loss, Philadelphia fell to 3–5.

Week 10: vs. Arizona CardinalsEdit

Week Ten: Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 7 0 14 21
Eagles 0 14 0 3 17

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Week 11: at New York GiantsEdit

Week Eleven: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 10 0 7 17
Giants 0 3 0 7 10

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: November 20
  • Game weather: 58 °F, Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 79,743
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV announcers (NBC): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya
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Week 12: vs. New England PatriotsEdit

Week Twelve: New England Patriots at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Patriots 7 17 7 7 38
Eagles 10 3 0 7 20

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Week 13: at Seattle SeahawksEdit

Week Thirteen: Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 7 0 7 14
Seahawks 7 10 7 7 31

at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

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Week 14: at Miami DolphinsEdit

Week Fourteen: Philadelphia Eagles at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 24 0 2 26
Dolphins 7 0 3 0 10

at Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

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Top passers
  • PHI –
  • MIA –
Top rushers
  • PHI –
  • MIA –
Top receivers
  • PHI –
  • MIA –
Top tacklers
  • PHI –
  • MIA –

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Week 15: vs. New York JetsEdit

Week Fifteen: New York Jets at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 13 0 6 19
Eagles 14 14 10 7 45

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game information
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Top passers
  • NYJ – Mark Sanchez
  • PHI – Michael Vick
Top rushers
  • NYJ –
  • PHI –
Top receivers
  • NYJ –
  • PHI –
Top tacklers
  • NYJ –
  • PHI –

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Week 16: at Dallas CowboysEdit

Week Sixteen: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 7 3 3 20
Cowboys 0 0 0 7 7

at Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

  • Date: December 24
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 84,834
  • Referee: Bill Leavy
  • TV announcers (Fox): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver
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Week 17: vs. Washington RedskinsEdit

Week Seventeen: Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 0 7 3 10
Eagles 3 7 3 21 34

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game information
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Top passers
  • WAS –
  • PHI –
Top rushers
  • WAS –
  • PHI –
Top receivers
  • WAS –
  • PHI –
Top tacklers
  • WAS –
  • PHI –

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Final standingsEdit

Template:2011 NFC East standings

StaffEdit

Philadelphia Eagles 2011 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

  • Head Coach/Executive Vice President of Football Operations – Andy Reid
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator – Marty Mornhinweg

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

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Final rosterEdit

2011 Philadelphia Eagles final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 6 Inactive, 7 Practice squad

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Breer, Albert. "Second chance: Ex-Titans QB Young, Eagles agree to deal", NFL, July 29, 2011. Retrieved on July 29, 2011. 
  2. "Eagles Corner Market: Nnamdi Joins Crowd", philly.com, July 29, 2011. Retrieved on July 29, 2011. 
  3. "Kolb-for-Rodgers-Cromartie trade done", philly.com, July 28, 2011. Retrieved on July 28, 2011. 
  4. Domowitch, Paul. "Bunkley Now Is Going To. . . . Denver", philly.com, August 1, 2011. Retrieved on August 1, 2011. 
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