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Archive: May, 2008

Studebaker a YouTube sensation

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 10:03 PM
It helps to have an agent whose wife is an Emmy Award-winning producer. At least for Andy Studebaker. The linebacker from Division III Wheaton College was chosen in the sixth round by the Eagles at No. 203 overall, the highest for a D-III player since 2002. Forward-thinking agent Josh Wright turned... Read more

DeSean Jackon: Wizard of returns

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 7:18 AM
In today's Daily News, we take an in-depth look at DeSean Jackson, the Eagles' second-round draft pick from Cal. Jackson, a return specialist and wide receiver, is clearly the most buzzed-about among the team's draftees and you almost are hearing more about him than about the Birds' biggest offseason... Read more

Who Says He Can't Act?

Monday, May 19, 2008, 4:05 PM
Somehow, I failed to make a priority of Terrell Owens' sitcom appearance last week. Then again, T.O. apparently also neglected to make it much of a priority, according to this quote he gave the Dallas Morning News: "I had access to the script, but I didn't actually read it," T.O. said of... Read more

This Week, Andy Gets His Wish

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 3:06 PM
Andy Reid's mood ought to improve this week, when the Eagles assemble for rookie camp on Wednesday and Thursday. Reid, critical of the media focus on Lito Sheppard's status and Donovan McNabb's bid for playmakers when the Birds assembled earlier this month, ought to be hearing and reading a lot more... Read more

Donovan Reiterates, and Hobnobs

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 7:32 PM
Like me, you've probably been waiting breathlessly over the past month for Donovan McNabb to update his blog. Maybe he's just been too busy following the Flyers' playoff run. In case you hadn't noticed, our long wait is over. In his most recent post, Donovan talks about his work for hypertension... Read more

Evaluating the offseason so far

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 1:04 PM
There is plenty of roster shuffling to be done between now and the start of the season, but the issue of the Eagles' relative place among the competition in the NFC East that was raised in the comments associated with another entry made us wonder how the moves the Eagles made compare to those made... Read more

Specter's statement on the Pats

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 10:05 AM
Sen. Arlen Specter held a news conference Wednesday and called for a Mitchell Report-like investigation into the New England Patriots' taping of opponents' signals and the NFL's subsequent handling of the matter. Specter also released a lengthy statement that was entered into the congressional record... Read more

Eagles' decline? What decline?

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 11:14 AM
Is it negativity, or simply reality? During an interview with Andy Reid the other day, WIP's Angelo Cataldi asked, "Can you not understand the negativity is from 48 years without a championship and a decline from the Super Bowl year of 2004?" "I'm not seeing the decline," Reid... Read more

Eagles add 3 rookie free agents

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 10:59 AM
The Eagles have signed a fourth quarterback and two linebackers as rookie free agents. Quarterback Cansey Hansen, who took part in the team’s minicamp last week, threw for 4,277 yards and 19 TDs during his 2-year career at Norfolk State. Hansen, 6-6, 220, led the MEAC in passing in 2006 with... Read more

Case closed ... finally

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 6:23 PM
UPDATED: The Boston Herald issued an apology to the Patriots on Wednesday and ran the headline, "Sorry, Pats" on the front page. Topping my list today of People I Wouldn’t Want To Be is John Tomase. Tomase is the Boston Herald sports writer who broke the story earlier this year... Read more
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