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Patterson to play Thursday

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 1:49 PM
In what would have seemed shocking only weeks ago, defensive tackle Mike Patterson is expected to play Thursday night in the Eagles’ preseason game against the Browns. Coach Andy Reid said he was not sure how much Patterson will play, but said Patterson would “give it a go.” Reid... Read more

DeSean: No Comparison with Fitzgerald, But ...

Monday, August 22, 2011, 4:32 PM
DeSean Jackson was asked today about his tweeted congrats to Larry Fitzgerald, for the Arizona wideout's new $120 million, 8-year deal. Jackson said he had no agenda other than being happy for Fitzgerald. "That's not my deal; I'm not looking into it. It is what it is. He got a good contract, so of... Read more

Young: No Regrets About Dream Team Comment

Monday, August 22, 2011, 1:13 PM
Vince Young said today that he has no regrets about the "Dream Team’’ comment he made three-plus weeks ago after signing with the Eagles. "That’s just how I feel about the guys here,’’ the quarterback said. "I have a lot of respect for each and every one of the guys... Read more

Was Castillo quote on linebackers misinterpreted?

Monday, August 22, 2011, 7:59 AM
That quote yesterday where Juan Castillo said his young linebackers "will be ready to win the Super Bowl" has gotten a lot of play, here and elsewhere. Problem is, I just listened to the tape again, and I'm not sure that's exactly what Castillo said, or at least, what he meant to say. Here's the way... Read more

So Far, No Right Answer for Birds

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 2:43 PM
Winston Justice said he wasn't aware that the return of Reggie Wells had to do with the Eagles wanting Wells to compete for the right tackle spot, until a reporter asked him about that today. "Didn't know that," Justice said. A reporter observed that there are more than a few competitors there. "Yeah... Read more

Castillo: Young linebackers will be 'ready to win the Super Bowl'

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 2:16 PM
Despite the struggle against Pittsburgh, the Eagles have not made any personnel changes with the linebackers as they resumed practice this weekend. Rookie Casey Matthews remains the middle linebacker, second-year man Jamar Chaney remains on the strong side with third-year man Moise Fokou on the weakside... Read more

DeSean congratulates Fitzgerald on new deal

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 10:19 AM
The massive contract that Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald has agreed to did not go unnoticed by a certain Eagles receiver seeking a new contract. As word filtered out about Fitzgerald's deal, DeSean Jackson posted this message: "Congrats to my Big bro LarryFitzgerald!! Well deserved.. Wideouts ballin!!" Fitzgerald's... Read more

Chaney upset with hit by Steelers' lineman

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 6:05 PM
Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney is upset with Pittsburgh offensive lineman Ramon Foster for a "cheap shot" during Thursday's preseason game. Foster appears to take down Chaney with a hit to the knee from behind on a running play away from the pile. "Looking at the cheap shot #73 for the Steelers gave... Read more

Maclin, Patterson in the house

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 2:13 PM
The Eagles returned to NovaCare today, and so did wideout Jeremy Maclin and defensive tackle Mike Patterson, back from serious health scares. Patterson, hospitalized Aug. 3 after suffering a seizure at practice, has seen three specialists on brian AVMs (a tangle of blood vessels), and has consulted... Read more

Reggie Wells to get a look as Eagles' right tackle

Saturday, August 20, 2011, 10:35 AM
Down the line, we might decide this was the move that stabilized the right side of the Eagles' offensive line. Or, the moment when we knew the team was desperate and grasping at straws. The Eagles announced today that they have signed Reggie Wells, and head coach Andy Reid said Wells would "continue... Read more
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