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Archive: January, 2010

Free Agency Rules; Dorenbos 'Shocked' by Pro Bowl Nod

Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 10:29 AM
Eagles fans once again are going through the grieving process of yet another Super Bowl-less season. Some are dealing with the Eagles’ early departure from the playoffs by increasing their alcohol intake. Some are dealing with it by calling talk radio and making their annual empty threat to stop... Read more

Eagles add running back

Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 3:43 PM
The Eagles added depth at running back by signing Martell Mallett, the Most Outstanding Rookie in the Canadian Football League this past season. Mallett starred for the BC Lions, from whom he rushed for 1,280 yards and six touchdowns on 214 carries and had 43 receptions for 342 yards and two touchdowns... Read more

Westy Retirement? Not So Fast

Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 9:40 AM
In the wake of Howard Eskin's speculative report on Channel 10 Sunday night, saying Brian Westbrook's left knee is in such bad shape that he might not pass a physical with another team, and that Westbrook is unlikely to have a future with the Eagles, so he might retire, we've heard a chorus of responses... Read more

What NFC results mean for McNabb

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 4:33 PM
It looks as if Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is about to be invited to his sixth Pro Bowl and first since 2004. As previously noted, players whose teams are in the Super Bowl cannot play in the Pro Bowl, now that it has been moved to a week before the Super Bowl instead of a week after. The three... Read more

A vote for Andy, today's picks

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 10:50 AM
Before we get to the staff predictions on today's playoff games, and let's hope they are more competitive than yesterday's, a few notes to pass along ... * Eagles coach Andy Reid received one vote for NFL Coach of the Year by the Associated Press. A 50-member national media panel makes the selection... Read more

Predictions on today's playoff games

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 9:58 AM
No Eagles game to pick this weekend, but here is how members of the Daily News sports staff see today's two NFL Divisional Playoff games. First, the Saints are a 7-point favorite over the visiting Cardinals at 4:30 p.m. Les Bowen: Cardinals Ed Barkowitz: Cardinals Bill Conlin: Saints Paul Domowitch:... Read more

Is Kolb 'close enough' to deal McNabb?

Friday, January 15, 2010, 1:03 PM
We usually don't recap radio interviews here on Eagletarian, but we thought the conversation that WIP's Glen Macnow and Anthony Gargano had with NBC's super analyst, Cris Collinsworth, this week, regarding Donovan McNabb was worthy of some attention. Collinsworth is among the best analysts out there... Read more

Eagles fire Daisher, hire April

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 12:21 PM
Updated: The Eagles have fired special teams coordinator Ted Daisher after one season in his second tour with the Eagles and replaced him with Bobby April, who spent the last 6 years with the Buffalo Bills. April opted out of the final year of his contract with the Bills, effectively deciding he... Read more

Birds Add Philly Flavor to Marketing

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 10:42 AM
One of the chief criticisms of the Eagles organization during the Jeffrey Lurie-Joe Banner years has been that management doesn't really understand or embrace Philly fandom. Lurie and Banner are both from Boston, and there have been a series of missteps -- remember Hoagiegate? Or the blue-and-yellow... Read more

Cowboy fined for hit on Celek

Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 12:06 PM
Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin was fined $12,500 for his hit on defenseless Eagles tight end Brent Celek in the first quarter of Saturday's wild-card game, according to reports in Dallas. Hamlin was assessed a personal foul penalty on the play. Celek said he did not see Hamlin coming and ended up with... Read more
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