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Birds' Big Test Hits a Snag

Monday, August 20, 2012, 5:30 PM
FOXBORO, Ma. --- The Boston Herald is reporting that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won't play tonight against the Eagles, throwing a kink in the Eagles' vision of testing their regulars for a prolonged period against the Pats' regulars. Rumors have circulated since Sunday that Brady and some other... Read more

Three Things to Watch at New England

Sunday, August 19, 2012, 11:13 AM
Three things to watch in Monday night’s Eagles at Patriots preseason game: 1. The Eagles’ defense on third down A couple of series’ worth of the starters in the preseason opener against the Steelers included such lowlights as giving up a 1-yard fourth-down conversion after allowing... Read more

Andy: We'll See Starters Into 3rd Qtr

Saturday, August 18, 2012, 2:05 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid reiterated that he expects his starters to play as much as three quarters Monday night at New England, in the Birds' second preseason game. He said they definitely will play the first half, then he'll play it by ear -- presumably, if the offense has rolled to multiple touchdowns... Read more

Video: Eagles vs. Patriots: Battle of the Backup QBs

Saturday, August 18, 2012, 1:04 PM
Video: Les Bowen of the Daily News and CineSport's Tara Petrolino discuss what we should expect from the Eagles in their Monday night matchup with the New England Patriots, especially the battle between backup quarterbacks. Read more

The Latest from Marty and Juan

Friday, August 17, 2012, 11:32 AM
Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo spoke to reporters in the NovaCare auditorium Friday, as the Eagles prepare for Monday's game at New England. Highlights: *Mornhinweg confirmed to a wider audience something he had said to a couple of us earlier -- that... Read more

Trent Cole weighs in on Eagles LT battle

Thursday, August 16, 2012, 2:01 PM
Since he has lined up across from both men in training camp, Pro Bowl right end, Trent Cole, was asked Thursday for his thoughts on King Dunlap and Demetress Bell, who are battling for the Eagles’ starting left tackle job. He didn’t have a lot to say about Bell, who opened camp as the... Read more

Teary Tra: Andy Like Second Father

Thursday, August 16, 2012, 11:32 AM
The Eagles' return to NovaCare for the remainder of the preseason began with a news conference allowing three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tra Thomas to retire as an Eagle. The conference was a formality for a player three years removed from having played in the NFL, but it was perhaps another symbol... Read more

Rain Relents for Lehigh Farewell

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 11:39 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Usually at Lehigh, the Eagles get at least one morning that's really cool and rainy, to the extent that you wish you'd brought a jacket. This year, that morning finally arrived on the final day of camp. The Eagles held their morning walkthrough indoors at Rauch Fieldhouse as a chilly... Read more

Asomugha injured at Eagles camp

Monday, August 13, 2012, 9:25 PM
Video: A hard hit on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was the main talking point from Monday's sessions at Eagles training camp. Philly.com's John Roach and the Daily News' Paul Domowitch report from Lehigh. Read more

Eagles: No Concussion Symptoms for Nnamdi

Monday, August 13, 2012, 5:27 PM
BETHLEHEM -- The Eagles said corner Nnamdi Asomugha was not suffering any concussion symptoms after sustaining a lip laceration and a sore neck in a collision Monday with safety Nate Allen. Allen said Asomugha "busted his lip real good, but I don't think he did anything too serious" when they both... Read more
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