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Archive: April, 2009

What the Eagles need

Friday, April 24, 2009, 7:24 AM
In today's Daily News, we look at what each team needs heading into this weekend's draft ... Looking at the Eagles, the main priority is running back, where most mock drafts have the Eagles selecting Georgia's Knowshon Moreno in the first round. Here is a look at Moreno from Les Bowen. Here is our... Read more

Knowshon: 'Philly would be awesome'

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 6:36 PM
Even though he was less than 90 miles from Philadelphia, Knowshon Moreno mentioned only the Giants and the Jets in agreeing with a questioner who asked if it would be nice to play "near home" as a pro. Depends on how closely you define "near home," I guess. Later in his appearance... Read more

Baskett re-signs with Birds

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 4:04 PM
Much of the news this offseason regarding Hank Baskett has been related to his impending nuptials with former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson. From the reality TV show to the size of the ring to sales of her stripper pole. Now, here is some football news about Baskett. The Eagles re-signed the... Read more

Source denies Eagles looking to deal Andrews

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 1:44 PM
UPDATED: A league source told the Daily News earlier today that the Eagles have had at least one conversation with another team about potentially trading Pro Bowl right guard Shawn Andrews. However, moments ago, a source close to the situation said the report was baseless. Messages left for Andrews... Read more

Enter our 'Pick the Pick' contest

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 12:35 PM
In honor of Eagletarian’s one-year anniversary, we are happy to present the Eagletarian “Pick the Pick” contest … And we thank you for stopping here over and over to check on the latest Eagles news and commentary. Correctly select the player the Eagles pick in the first round... Read more

Daily News draft board: the defense

Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 6:49 PM
Here are our ratings for the top defensive players available in the draft. To view our offensive rankings, click here. Ratings scale 60-58: Get Canton on the phone 57-51: An immediate difference-maker 50-46: Should start as a rookie 45-41: Should start by Year 2 40-31: Should make roster 30-23: Welcome... Read more

Daily News draft board: the offense

Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 2:34 PM
Here are our position-by-position rankings for the top players on offense available in this weekend's draft. Click here for the defense ... Look for rankings and an expanded Eagles draft preview in Friday's Daily News. Ratings scale 60-58: Get Canton on the phone 57-51: An immediate difference-maker 50-46:... Read more

Cardinals say 'no offers' for Boldin

Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 7:59 AM
Doesn't anybody want Anquan Boldin? Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves contended Tuesday that the team has "no offers" for the wide receiver. "Quite a few teams have called but we have no offers," Graves told the Arizona Republic. He added, "Anything can evolve... Read more

Banner, Brandt: Sheldon's Timing Bad

Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 8:18 PM
On the day after Sheldon Brown publicly aired his trade demand, frustrated over the Eagles' refusal to consider redoing his contract, Eagles president Joe Banner and consultant Andrew Brandt appeared on Comcast SportsNet to give their side of the dispute. The Eagles approached Brown to extend his... Read more

Looking at the offseason so far

Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 12:05 PM
With the draft days away, it seemed like a good time to take a look at the moves the Eagles and their opposition in the NFC East have made since the end of last season, plus where they stand with their draft picks. Each team certainly has needs to fill. You will note that the Eagles seem to have turned... Read more
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