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Archive: June, 2008

Training camp questions

Thursday, June 26, 2008, 8:07 PM
Eagles training camp is not that far away. The siren song of the long, hot days at Lehigh is starting to call. And that means that the answers to Eagles fans' questions will start to emerge. The problem is, what are the questions? That's where the Eagletarian audience comes in. As you look at this... Read more

Lito ready for 'wherever'

Monday, June 23, 2008, 11:15 PM
Eagles cornerback Lito Sheppard skipped all but the mandatory minicamp this offseason and has not addressed his situation with reporters since late May. Sheppard hosted a daylong free fitness camp for several hundred children in his hometown of Jacksonville this weekend. Patriots receiver and ex-Eagle... Read more

Ex-Eagle Kearse charged with DUI

Sunday, June 22, 2008, 2:46 PM
This just in from the Associated Press, regarding former Eagles defensive end Jevon Kearse. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop near the Vanderbilt University campus. Vanderbilt... Read more

Interest in Kevin Jones?

Friday, June 20, 2008, 1:32 PM
Kevin Jones will work out for NFL scouts next week in hopes of returning to the league. The Cardinal O'Hara product was cut by Detroit in March after he hurt his knee late in the season. That injury required ACL surgery and followed missed time with a Lisfranc injury. Jones told the Daily News shortly... Read more

LaJuan Ramsey to Niners

Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 8:19 AM
The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have claimed and been granted defensive tackle LaJuan Ramsey off waivers. Ramsey is among six defensive tackles listed on the Niners' roster, led by starters Ronald Fields and Aubrayo Franklin. Ramsey was among the players cut by the Eagles last Friday as... Read more

Eagles sign three draft picks.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 3:21 PM
The Eagles have agreed to terms with three more draft picks, bringing the total to seven of the 10 players selected. Cornerback Jack Ikegwuonu, linebacker Joe Mays, and tackle King Dunlap each agreed to 4-year contracts. The team has not signed second-rounders Trevor Laws and DeSean Jackson and... Read more

Getting Eagles tickets

Monday, June 16, 2008, 7:26 PM
The day the NFL schedule is announced has become almost like a national holiday. Within minutes of the unveiling, Eagles fans are scratching down their W's and L's to see what they expect the Birds' record will be. The second quasi-national holiday is when Eagles single-game tickets go on sale. That... Read more

Breaking down the camp roster

Sunday, June 15, 2008, 6:14 PM
With the cuts they made on Friday, the Eagles are down to the maximum 80 players for training camp. Rookies and selected veterans report to Lehigh July 21 and the remainder of the team begins July 24. The position battles among starters are fairly limited -- fullback and perhaps left guard, the most... Read more

Eagles make flurry of roster moves

Friday, June 13, 2008, 12:29 PM
And on the day after the end of the last workouts before training camp, as expected, the Eagles made a flurry of roster moves. Here is the rundown: * The Birds signed defensive tackle Kimo von Oelhoffen to a 1-year deal. A 15-year veteran, he played in eight games last season for the Eagles with... Read more

Off to training camp

Friday, June 13, 2008, 8:40 AM
Andy Reid addressed the media on Thursday at the end of the Eagles' organized team activities and hit on a number of topics in his last meeting with reporters before training camp. Les hit on a number of those issues today and Rich writes about how Reid wants his team in better shape come training... Read more
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