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Archive: June, 2008

The Axeman Cometh

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 2:33 PM
The Eagles left the practice field Thursday afternoon for the last time until rookies and select vets report to Lehigh, July 21. As Eagles coach Andy Reid was careful to point out, there are very few conclusions to be drawn from a couple weeks of running around in short pants, with no contact. These... Read more

McNabb Had MRI, It Looked OK

Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 11:57 AM
Shouldergate really isn't an insidious coverup of some serious Donovan McNabb injury, Andy Reid told your Eagletarian today, at the end of an interview focused on a future project. Reid said he shut down McNabb for the final day of last month's first minicamp just to be super-cautious, that McNabb... Read more

McNabb sits with 'slight tendinitis' in shoulder

Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 12:22 PM
Donovan McNabb's much-discussed throwing shoulder will be rested for the remainder of this minicamp, which ends on Thursday. Coach Andy Reid said McNabb has "slight tendinitis in his shoulder." He said the injury is "very similar" to what McNabb had in 2004, the Eagles' Super... Read more

Westbook's work load

Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 7:46 AM
You look at the stats from last year and they tell you that Brian Westbrook had 278 carries in 15 games. That represents 57.8 percent of the Eagles' total carries as a team and 79.4 percent of the carries by Eagles running backs. Take out the game Westbrook did not play against the Giants and you... Read more

Runyan on Strahan

Monday, June 9, 2008, 5:37 PM
If you are an Eagles fan and think of Michael Strahan, your first thought is of Jon Runyan. So when word got out this morning that Strahan had decied to retire, reporters found Runyan following the Eagles' organized team activities. As usual, Runyan, always a straight shooter, did not disappoint... Read more

Suddenly, it's August

Monday, June 9, 2008, 11:02 AM
Hard to remember a NovaCare workout as hot as it's supposed to be today in South Philly. Maybe Butch Buchanico, Eagles security czar and ex-Philly cop, can get the city to open up a couple fire hydrants near the practice fields. Not for the players -- they have people running back and forth to bring... Read more

Jeff Garcia wants his money

Sunday, June 8, 2008, 11:49 PM
Terrell Owens got paid ... by the Cowboys. Jeff Garcia wants to get paid, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers do not seem as interested. Garcia is seeking an extension of the 2-year contract he signed with the Bucs after the 2006 season, when he helped the Eagles reach the postseason following Donovan... Read more

Eagles add fullback

Friday, June 6, 2008, 1:52 PM
The Eagles acquired fullback Luke Lawton from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a conditional draft choice in 2009. Lawton played in 11 games with the Colts in 2007 as a reserve running back, fullback, and special-teamer. He rushed for 13 yards on five carries, with 29 yards and one touchdown... Read more

Getting Coordinated

Thursday, June 5, 2008, 5:39 PM
It was coordinator day at NovaCare, the last scheduled news conferences for Jim Johnson, Marty Mornhinweg and Rory Segrest before training camp opens July 21 at Lehigh. Here are some highlights: Johnson seemed quite impressed by the offseason improvement of defensive end Victor Abiamiri, who seems... Read more

Where Westbrook ranks

Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 11:40 PM
This seems to be a good time of year for lists. And we are guilty of that, too. You will note the Daily News did its NFL Power Rankings earlier this week. Now, has ranked the top running backs in the NFL, from No. 1 to No. 64, and the Eagles' Brian Westbrook comes in at No. 4. (By the way... Read more
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