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Andy in Indy

Friday, February 20, 2009, 2:09 PM
The eighth-floor corner suite in the Eagles' team hotel seems a little snug for a guy Andy Reid's size, but the coach says he likes it, so much so that he asks for the same room every year at the NFL Scouting Combine. It has a decent view of a busy downtown Indianapolis street, but a visitor got the... Read more

Mayock Rates the OTs

Friday, February 20, 2009, 11:17 AM
The are all sorts of shows, blogs and opinions out there concerning the NFL draft, but when Mike Mayock speaks, people around the league take notice. Mayock, 50, is a Philadelphia native and former Giants safety who has slowly built a reputation as the most cogent of talent evaluators, working for... Read more

Agent: No McNabb Talks Yet

Thursday, February 19, 2009, 2:13 PM
Fletcher Smith, agent for Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, said Thursday he has not yet begun discussions with the team about McNabb's contract, despite published reports to the contrary. Smith said he expects to get to Indianapolis, site of the NFL Scouting Combine, tonight for tomorrow's meeting... Read more

Combine Cranks Up

Thursday, February 19, 2009, 6:00 AM
Your Eagletarian sends greetings from lovely Indianapolis. He hopes to update at least a few times today as the NFL Scouting Combine swings into action. All we have to share so far is Eagles gossip. There is widespread talk that the Birds and Fletcher Smith, agent for Donovan McNabb, have been discussing... Read more

Race on for Peppers, Gross

Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 6:30 PM
When it comes to the Carolina Panthers, the player whom many Eagles fans are talking about is offensive tackle Jordan Gross, the only high-profile young offensive tackle eligible for free agency. The Panthers reportedly are trying to lock him up before the Feb. 27 start of the signing period. On the... Read more

Combine's Coming

Monday, February 16, 2009, 1:21 PM
This week, your Eagletarian is preparing for the NFL Scouting Combine and his annual visit to lovely Indianapolis, a city whose most memorable downtown feature is a labyrinth-like shopping mall, and whose better restaurants tend to be chain franchises. The forecast is for temps that never rise above... Read more

Tight end picture

Friday, February 13, 2009, 6:00 PM
The Eagles will be scrutinizing the tight-end crop at next weekend's scouting combine in Indianapolis. They have no intention of bringing back L.J. Smith and would like to find a decent blocking tight end in this year's draft to complement Brent Celek. The problem is, beyond top-rated Brandon Pettigrew... Read more

McNabb's Waiting

Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 11:27 AM
Here's what I would say if I were Donovan McNabb and every time I showed my face in public (i.e., the Syracuse-Villanova basketball game) somebody felt compelled to shove a microphone in front of me: "Dude, these are pretty much the same questions I answered in Tampa, to every media outlet that... Read more

You Don't Say!

Thursday, February 5, 2009, 1:15 PM
Gollee Aunt Bee! Have you heard the exciting news about T.J. Houshmandzadeh going on a Philly radio station and saying he'd like to sign with the Eagles when/if he becomes a free agent Feb. 27th? Of course, as you're reading this, T.J. might very well be on a radio station in Baltimore or Boston or... Read more

Some McNabb Points

Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 3:33 PM
It's pretty clear to your Eagletarian, after the latest round of analysis of what Donovan McNabb and the Eagles would or would not have done in the Steelers' shoes in Super Bowl XLIII, that nobody out there is really listening anymore. By this, I don't mean nobody cares. Everybody cares; I have the... Read more
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