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Archive: June, 2009

McNabb's Deal Done

Thursday, June 11, 2009, 3:03 PM
The Eagles announced that the much-anticipated restructuring of the final two seasons of quarterback Donovan McNabb's contract is complete. McNabb and Eagles coach Andy Reid will meet with reporters Friday at 10 a.m. at NovaCare. “Donovan has played a large part of this team’s success... Read more

Giants among Phillies, and Mets

Thursday, June 11, 2009, 6:00 AM
Usually we leave the baseball to Dave Murphy over at High Cheese, but this is a unique intersection of football and baseball involving two teams that Philly fans really despise. Turns out before the Phillies and Mets play tonight at Citi Field, all the Giants' rookies will be on the field, including... Read more

Hangin' with the Drewmeister

Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 2:57 PM
My mother always told me to beware strange men hanging out in parking lots, so your Eagletarian was a little wary when he heard someone calling his name across the rows of cars as he prepared to exit NovaCare early Wednesday afternoon My trepidation eased when the driver's door of a rented white Lincoln... Read more

'Wildcat' News; Ingram deal set

Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 7:51 AM
Adam Caplan of Scout.com reported that the Eagles agreed to terms with fifth-round pick Cornelius Ingram late last night, but an Eagles source this morning said Ingram was "not yet" in the fold. The reason: Even though the deal is done, it cannot be officially announced because the Eagles... Read more

More Draftees Signed

Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 12:57 PM
The Eagles announced Tuesday they have signed a pair of seventh-round draftees to four-year contracts -- Arizona State guard Paul Fanaika and Maryland linebacker Moise Fokou. That means five of eight from the April draft are signed, leaving only the top three -- first-rounder Jeremy Maclin, second-rounder... Read more

Asante's Agent: No Worries

Monday, June 8, 2009, 10:40 PM
Asante Samuel went from "assertive" to "absent." Samuel, the most vocal Eagles defender in last week's OTA drills, opted to take advantage of the "voluntary" part of the voluntary minicamp, a team spokesman said. He was not present for Monday's practice. A team source... Read more

McCoy Good to Go

Monday, June 8, 2009, 11:24 AM
Eagles rookie running back LeSean McCoy was back on the field Monday at Eagles minicamp, after leaving Friday's workout with what the team said was a sprained left thumb. McCoy practiced yesterday with the thumb wrapped, and said he felt no ill effects. "It wasn't that big a deal," said... Read more

McNabb on BWest, Charity Work

Saturday, June 6, 2009, 2:07 PM
There were no OTAs Saturday for the Eagles, but Donovan McNabb, several teammates, and some Temple players were at NovaCare anyway, for the 7th All-Star Kids Clinic, sponsored by the Donovan McNabb Foundation. The foundation aims to help with diabetes awareness and to assist children. The clinic featured... Read more

No Preseason for Westy?

Friday, June 5, 2009, 1:14 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said Friday that Brian Westbrook's ankle report "seems like it's all positive right now," so the team probably won't immediately be looking to add to its rotation of running backs. However, Dr. Mark Myerson, the Baltimore specialist who operated on Westberook's right... Read more

Westbrook's backups get ready

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 2:07 PM
With star running back Brian Westbrook scheduled for surgery in Baltimore tomorrow, all eyes were focused on his backups at today’s full-team voluntary workouts. Lorenzo Booker, who touched the ball 26 times in 10 games last season, seemed comfortable getting the lion’s share of snaps... Read more
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