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Archive: April, 2009

Sheldon: Birds Take Me for Granted

Monday, April 20, 2009, 2:36 PM
Sheldon Brown feels taken for granted, the steady Eagles corner told your Eagletarian Monday evening. "I've always been treated like the redheaded stepchild, ever since I was drafted," Brown said. He was explaining how he came to tell ESPN that he wanted to be traded, a move that provoked... Read more

Does Shawn Andrews want a new contractl?

Monday, April 20, 2009, 6:30 AM
At Arkansas, Jason Peters was the roommate of Eagles right guard Shawn Andrews, brother of Stacy Andrews, the Eagles’ other major offensive line acquisition this offseason. Shawn Andrews, often an isolated figure in the locker room, now will dress alongside his brother and his close friend, which... Read more

Jason Peters on joining the Eagles

Sunday, April 19, 2009, 1:21 PM
When free agency arrived, the Eagles lost the longtime cornerstones of their offensive line -- left tackle Tra Thomas and right tackle Jon Runyan. In one offseason, the Eagles replaced them with two players in their late-20s and locked them up to long-term contracts. Stacy Andrews signed as a free... Read more

Looking at the Eagles' new offensive line

Saturday, April 18, 2009, 7:00 AM
Well, a funny thing happened to the Eagles' offensive line on the way to the NFL draft ... After losing stalwarts Tra Thomas and Jon Runyan, the line suddenly has each of its presumed starters under contract until at least 2013 and all are under 30 years old. The Eagles liked to make a big deal about... Read more

Eagles Land Peters, Sign Him to 6-Year Deal

Friday, April 17, 2009, 2:26 PM
UPDATED: The Eagles have confirmed a trade with Buffalo for left tackle Jason Peters and announced that they have signed him to a 6-year deal that will keep him with the Eagles through 2014. Terms were not immediately disclosed. The Eagles sent the 28th overall pick and a fourth-round pick this year... Read more

McNabb on Harry

Friday, April 17, 2009, 9:13 AM
Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb used his latest post on his blog at yardbarker.com to provide his own memories of Harry Kalas. See, it is true that everyone in Philadelphia has a Harry Kalas story. Like many others, I am saddened and have my own personal experience to share. In one of my first... Read more

Top offensive tackle visiting Eagles

Thursday, April 16, 2009, 3:18 PM
Baylor offensive tackle Jason Smith, considered a potentia Top 5 pick, is visiting the Eagles today, according to Scout.com. Smith, 6-5 and 309, began his college career as a tight end, but converted to tackle and has been a 3-year starter. He was named an All-American as a senior after missing most... Read more

Cards Willing To Listen To Trade Offers For Boldin

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 7:53 PM
At the league meetings in California last month, Andy Reid was asked if he might be interested in trading for a top-flight wide receiver if one was available. ``I’ll always look at something if there is a great player out there, and it doesn’t matter what position,’’ the Eagles... Read more

Playing The W&L Game

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 10:24 AM
The good: * 3 of the Eagles’ first 4 games and 2 of their last 3 are at home. * Just 2 of their first 8 games are against ’08 playoff teams (at Carolina in Week 1, home v. Giants in Week 8. * A Week 17 game against the Cowboys, who should be well into their late-season swoon by then. The... Read more

North Carolina receiver to visit Eagles

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 8:03 AM
North Carolina wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is on a whirlwind tour of NFL teams and will visit the Eagles today, according to Profootballtalk.com Nicks was in Carolina on Monday and St. Louis on Tuesday. He is scheduled to vist Tennessee on Thursday and then conduct a joint workout for Indianapolis... Read more
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