Philadelphia Eagles vs. Seattle Seahawks
Dec. 1, 2011 on NFL Network
“It is not his fault. He is not out there missing tackles, missing catches, fumbling the ball and (having) turnovers. He has nothing to do with that.”
– Eagles RB LeSean McCoy on head coach Andy Reid
“Donovan McNabb would help the Houston Texans tremendously.” – Marshall Faulk
“When they play an inter-squad game.” –
Deion Sanders on when the Packers will lose this season
LIVE Interview with Former Eagles & Vikings QB Donovan McNabb at Halftime
From Seattle Play-by-play Announcer: Brad Nessler; Game Analyst: Mike Mayock; Sideline: Alex Flanagan
Host: Rich Eisen; Analysts: Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin
Reporters: Alex Flanagan, Stacey Dales
From Los Angeles Host: Kara Henderson; Analysts: Sterling Sharpe, Kurt Warner, Jay Glazer
QUOTES FROM THURSDAY NIGHT KICKOFF PRESENTED BY SEARS PREGAME SHOW
Deion Sanders 1-on-1 Interview with Eagles RB LeSean McCoy:
“He takes all the blame, but it is not his fault. He is not out there missing tackles, missing catches, fumbling the ball and (having) turnovers. He has nothing to do with that.” – McCoy on Eagles head coach Andy Reid
“I would trade all those stats to win.” – McCoy on his season as the NFL rushing and touchdown leader
“We let all the small things affect the team. We have a lot of talent. The small things, turnovers, not being disciplined, moving the ball down the field when we get in the red zone and turning the ball over. ” —McCoy on what has gone wrong
“For sure he will be here. We will get this thing together. This year, next year or in years to come.” – McCoy on if he thinks Andy Reid will be with the team after this season
Video link to the entire Thursday Night Kickoff interview on NFL.com:
Thursday Night Football Pregame Analysis & Quotes:
“I have been pretty impressed by Vince Young throwing the ball downfield and bringing the big play back to that offense. … I would give him a B-.” Kurt Warner’s grade for Eagles QB Vince Young after replacing Michael Vick.
“They are just too inconsistent.” – Deion Sanders on the Eagles red zone offense
“This is one of the most explosive wide receivers we have seen in a long time. He was a second round pick because of the perception he was going to be a diva or a trouble maker.” –Mike Mayock on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson and his issues this season
“They have had 526 transactions already trying to find the right guys for this football team.” – Steve Mariucci on the Seahawks during the Pete Carroll tenure
“525 seems like a college plan versus building a football team.” – Rich Eisen on the Seahawks transactions
“There is a very good chance he doesn’t (get picked up off waiver). …If not Chicago, probably not anywhere.” — Jason La Canfora on who will pick up waived QB Donovan McNabb
“Donovan would help this team (Houston Texans) tremendously.” – Marshall Faulk on who should pick up Donovan McNabb
“If the Detroit Lions are going to miss the playoffs it is going to be because of the play of their QB Matthew Stafford” –Sterling Sharpe on if Suh’s suspension will cause Lions to miss playoffs
“If he didn’t have a target on his back before, he certainly does now.” – Jay Glazer on teams baiting Lions DT Ndamukong Suh
“I’m taking the 16-0 Green Bay Packers” –Michael Irvin on whether the Colts will go 0-16 or the Packers will go 16-0
“When they play an inter-squad game.” – Deion Sanders on when the Packers will lose this season
“I think they will go 16-0, but the tough one will be the last one against Detroit.” – Steve Mariucci on the Packers
“He is actually trying to erase Brett. I’m sorry I had to say it.” – Michael Irvin on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers success
On NFL.com the following video clips from Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears are available for viewing:
Where could McNabb land? – Jason La Canfora has the latest on which teams may put a waiver claim on Donovan McNabb or if he could become a free agent for the first time in his career.
Time for DJax to leave the Eagles’ nest? — The “Thursday Night Kickoff” crew discusses if the Eagles should cut DeSean Jackson or pay him. Whose side are you on?
M&M: TNF Style: Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin return for everyone’s favorite segment to debate the growth of Tim Tebow and whether the Colts with go 0-16 or the Packers 16-0.
Tebow’s Faith: The “TNF” pregame crew debates whether Tim Tebow displays his faith too much which may be the reason for added criticism.
Manning to Practice?: Peyton Manning has been cleared by doctors to increase his work load. But will the Colts risk any further injury by allowing him to take reps in practice? Find out.
Deion Sanders: 21st & Prime – Top plays in November
- Playbook Special Edition: Tim Tebow – Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10:30 PM ET, A 30-minute special examines the starting quarterback for the surging Denver Broncos. Analysts Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger, Solomon Wilcots and Matt Millen discuss how Tebow has led the Broncos to four consecutive wins and if the Broncos can continue their winning ways with the second-year quarterback under center. Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy joins the show to explain how the Broncos have changed their offense to fit Tebow’s unique abilities. Michael Lombardi provides a front office perspective and NFL Films producer Greg Cosell joins the debate about if Tebow is a long-term solution for Denver.
NEXT WEEK ON THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL:
Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers – 8:00 PM ET
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