It's an overcast and misty, yet mild, Thursday in Philadelphia, and the Eagles are hard at work preparing for Sunday's crucial showdown against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field. The final quadrant of a refreshing and exciting 2013 season is now upon us, and it's time to gear up for the stretch run. Keep it here for your morning headlines, Chip Kelly's press conference at 11:40 AM and Eagles Live! immediately after at noon.
Five things to know for today, December 5.
Didinger: The inseparable duo of Fred Barnett and Calvin Williams, who will serve as the Eagles Honorary Alumni Captains, presented by Santander, on Sunday.
Chip Kelly previewed the Lions' most dangerous weapons on both sides of the ball.
Crunching The Numbers: Eagles continue to surge.
Kelly is mixing in more personnel packages on offense and keeping defenses guessing.
After two down seasons, the Eagles defense is back among the league leaders in takeaways, and it's no accident.