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Eagles give Peters biggest guarantee for 32-year-old OT

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 3:07 PM
One obstacle Vincent Taylor faced when Jason Peters' agent sat down to talk to Eagles general manager Howie Roseman about a contract extension was the lack of comparable deals. "That was one of the biggest hurdles, getting over," Taylor said Wednesday, after the Eagles announced a five-year extension... Read more

Joe Banner could be headed for the NFL office

Monday, February 24, 2014, 9:56 AM
Look for Joe Banner’s next job to be in the NFL office. The former Eagles president was fired last week as the Cleveland Browns’ chief executive officer after just 18 months on the job. His turbulent year-and-a-half with the team included a four-win season, a falling out with Mike Lombardi... Read more

Yes, Ha Ha Clinton Dix has heard that joke

Sunday, February 23, 2014, 3:13 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- His name is HaSean Clinton-Dix, but when he was about three years old, a grandmother started calling him "Ha Ha," which seemed rather harmless at the time. The nickname stuck to the man who is now widely considered the top safety available in the upcoming NFL draft. At Clinton-Dix's... Read more

Sam says he's heard slurs in locker room, 'I don't think anybody means it'

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS --- Michael Sam strode to the podium, and the media room at the NFL Scouting Combine erupted with the sound of chairs being pushed back, hundreds of reporters rising at once. It was like when they put out the tray of free sandwiches, only this time everybody was grabbing for recorders... Read more

Clowney says he deserves to be top pick in draft

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:17 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- His sack total nose-dived from 13 two years ago to just three last year. His college coach has openly questioned his work ethic. He has bone spurs in his right foot that probably are going to require surgery after the draft and will keep him out of offseason training activities. Nevertheless... Read more

Pettine says Harbaugh report is 'noise'

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 12:38 PM
INDIANAPOLIS --- New Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine was asked his reaction when he heard Friday's pro Football Talk report about the Browns trying to trade draft picks for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, before they hired Pettine. "I think I maybe used the word 'flying' followed by something," Pettine... Read more

O'Brien opposes slowdown rule

Friday, February 21, 2014, 3:04 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has proposed a college football rules change that would slow down hurryup offenses, by allowing the defense at least 10 seconds to substitute, before the next play is run. Obviously, if college football goes that way, there's a chance the movement will spread... Read more

Echoes of Lurie in Philbin's presser

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 10:39 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Remember that strange Jeffrey Lurie news conference at the end of the 2011 season, when the Eagles' chairman spent the first 10 minutes setting forth the case for firing Andy Reid, then didn't fire him? I was reminded of that today when Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin took the podium... Read more

First-round edge rusher for Eagles? Not likely

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 3:43 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Some quick pre-combine thoughts, some Eagles related, some not: --It’s no secret the Eagles need to find themselves a difference-making edge-rusher this offseason. They may get one, but it probably won’t be in the first round of the draft. The Eagles own the 22nd... Read more

Mayock sees deep draft, especially at receiver

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 4:35 PM
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock talks at length via conference call to reporters just before the NFL Scouting Combine every year. Today's two-hour and thirty-seven-minute message, with the league about to convene in Indianapolis on Thursday, was that this is the deepest group of draft prospects... Read more
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