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Cowboys coordinator Rob Ryan weighs in again

Friday, October 28, 2011, 3:08 PM
In one of the more anticipated news conferences leading up to Sunday's Eagles-Cowboys game, Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan got his chance to add some fuel to the fire. Ryan, you'll recall, made a not so subtle reference to the "all-hype team" back in August. The Eagles players have been asked... Read more

Johnson Caused Vick 'A Tad Bit of Doubt'

Friday, October 28, 2011, 2:37 PM
Cornerback Eric Allen and the late Jim Johnson, the Eagles' former defensive coordinator, will be inducted into the Eagles' Honor Roll Sunday night. Michael Vick wasn't an Eagle during Johnson's tenure here, which started when Andy Reid was hired in 1999 and ended early in 2009, but Vick has vivid... Read more

Reid calls Asante issue a family spat

Friday, October 28, 2011, 2:36 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said he expected Asante Samuel to play well Sunday in the aftermath of Samuel's midweek outburst. In his Friday news conference, Reid compared the situation to a family dispute. "I sit here with five kids, and it’s a family, so things happen, that happens, so you discuss... Read more

Word on the Birds: Cole back on the hunt

Friday, October 28, 2011, 8:05 AM
In the premiere episode of Word on the Birds, Les Bowen catches up with Eagles defensive end Trent Cole and previews Sunday's matchup against the Cowboys. Read more

Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

Friday, October 28, 2011, 4:17 AM
Join the Daily News' Paul Domowitch as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Friday at noon. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

DeSean Optimistic About Contract

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 1:32 PM
One thing a lot of people thought the Eagles would have by now but don't, along with a winning record, would be DeSean Jackson's signature on a contract extension. Several weeks ago, the Jackson camp felt the bye week break would be a contract catalyst. Obviously, nothing was announced last week,... Read more

Castillo Lauds Asante's Work Ethic

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:47 PM
Here are some early notes from the Eagles' coordinators at the NovaCare Complex today: Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo said he knows plenty about Miles Austin and Dez Bryant, but not much about what Asante Samuel said yesterday about the front office. In other words, Castillo is focused on the... Read more

Graham says weight ballooned during rehab

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 6:46 PM
Brandon Graham's journey back from knee surgery included lots of rehab, lots of ice, and lots of Jim's. Graham, the Eagles' first-round pick in 2010, said today that he ballooned from 270 pounds to almost 290 pounds during his 2 months on crutches after he tore his ACL in December. Teammates started... Read more

Reid: Asante is valuable member of team

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 4:20 PM
UPDATE AGAIN: Andy Reid then issued a statement through the Eagles on the trade talk involving Samuel and his conversation with Samuel this afternoon. "I am aware of how Asante felt and we have since talked. We both left with a positive feeling going forward. As I have said previously, when we acquired... Read more

Reid Says He and Asante Moving On

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 12:14 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said he and cornerback Asante Samuel talked after Samuel's recent comments on 97.5. The Fanatic and that they are moving on. Reid said he and Samuel agreed to have no further comment. Earlier this week, Samuel laughingly told reporters that Reid had put a gag order on him. Samuel... Read more
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