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Archive: August, 2008

Roland Finds a Role

Friday, August 15, 2008, 2:31 AM
The 12th Century Song of Roland has more than 4,000 lines. The Eagles' media guide entry for rookie free agent linebacker Justin Roland has only 10. Justin Roland added a few lines to his song during Thursday's 24-point fourth-quarter comeback by Eagles reserves, which made the offensive starters'... Read more

Coughlin threats?

Thursday, August 14, 2008, 4:12 PM
Now this is scary and way outside the bounds of fandom, if the charges are proved true ... From the Associated Press: Federal investigators have charged a Philadelphia man with trying to blackmail New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin by sending him letters threatening to expose a fictitious sexual... Read more

What to watch vs. Panthers

Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 11:17 PM
Three things to watch for in Friday night’s Eagles-Panthers preseason game: 1. Cornerback Asante Samuel is scheduled to play the first half, his first action as an Eagle after missing the first few weeks of training camp with a hamstring problem. It’s the preseason, but fans understandably... Read more

Birds Down from the Mountains; Samuel Starts

Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 10:29 AM
As the last few pieces of equipment were loaded into trucks Wednesday, Eagles coach Andy Reid told reporters he expects to play his starters the entire first half Thursday night, when the Birds face the Carolina Panthers in a preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field. Reid said corner Asante Samuel... Read more

Asante: I'm all about making plays

Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 12:39 PM
Asante Samuel wants to show Eagles fans "that I love to go out there and make plays. That's what I'm all about, making plays and helping my team win." Fans might get their first chance to see that Thursday night, when Samuel could play in a preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, if... Read more

McNabb on his future, T.O.

Monday, August 11, 2008, 10:11 PM
Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb says he is ready to continue his career with another team if the Eagles decide it is time for the Kevin Kolb era to begin. "I might end up somewhere else," McNabb said in an interview with ESPN.com. "And I'm prepared for that." Among the other... Read more

Football Weather!!??

Monday, August 11, 2008, 1:24 PM
Nobody was treated for heat exhaustion Monday at Eagles training camp. Frostbite, maybe, but not heat. A chilling breeze swirled through the fog, and temperatures briefly dropped into the 50s at Lehigh, after monitoring devices the team uses to warn of lightning in the area went off at 9:40 a.m..... Read more

Andrews reports, put on active PUP list

Sunday, August 10, 2008, 4:34 PM
The Eagles announced that guard Shawn Andrews has reported to the team's Lehigh University training camp. He apparently arrived sometime early Sunday afternoon. It's still unclear when Andrews, who is battling depression and has missed the first three weeks of camp, will practice with the team. ``Still... Read more

Andrews coming, but no return to field set

Sunday, August 10, 2008, 1:28 PM
The Eagles still were waiting on the arrival of guard Shawn Andrews Sunday afternoon. At his late-morning news conference following the Eagles' morning practice, Andy Reid said he expected Andrews to report to Lehigh ``sometime today, but I'm not sure exactly when.'' Even if he does report today,... Read more

Andrews still expected to report Sunday

Sunday, August 10, 2008, 12:17 PM
The Eagles still were waiting on the arrival of guard Shawn Andrews Sunday afternoon. At his late-morning news conference following the Eagles' morning practice, Andy Reid said he expected Andrews to report to Lehigh ``sometime today, but I'm not sure exactly when.'' Even if he does report today,... Read more
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