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Archive: August, 2009

Rough night for the QBs, Vick's busy day

Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 7:46 AM
Tomorow night in Indianapolis could be rough on the quarterbacks. The Eagles will be without four of their starting five offensive linemen because of injuries. King Dunlap will start at left tackle, with Nick Cole at left guard, Jamaal Jackson at center, Max Jean-Gilles at right guard and Winston... Read more

Westbrook: "A Work in Progress"

Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 4:11 PM
Brian Westbrook was out on the field as a full participant in practice on Sunday for the first time following the second of his offseason ankle surgeries. Westbrook spent the time at Lehigh working with trainer Rick Burkholder on the side field doing rehab, including a drill with a soccer ball at one... Read more

Pa., Eagles reach deal on lottery game

Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 11:41 AM
The Eagles and Steelers are the latest NFL teams to catch lotto fever. The two teams have partnered up with the Pennsylvania State Lottery commission on a $5 scratch-off game, which went on sale today. The games that feature the teams are identical and have more than $15 million in total prizes apiece;... Read more

Eagles add safety, release South Jersey product

Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 7:56 AM
UPDATED: The Eagles have signed rookie agent safety Brandon Harrison, from Michigan, and released South Jersey product Rashad Baker, who was signed as a free agent from Oakland. Harrison will practice today with the Eagles and wear No. 45. We also have posted an item that the Eagles, Steelers and... Read more

Legal perspective on Vick and the Eagles

Monday, August 17, 2009, 6:47 PM
Eagletarian has gone second generation today, as Allison Domowitch -- a lawyer, lifelong Eagles fan, ocassional blogger, and daughter of Paul Domowitch -- provides a legal perspective on the Michael Vick saga. Now that I’ve had a few days to reflect on the events of the last few days with regard... Read more

DMac Did Not Suggest PLax

Monday, August 17, 2009, 2:11 PM
Not for the first time, Donovan McNabb's quirky speaking style and the desire of news outlets not present at his news conference to nonetheless "report" what happened caused a snafu today. McNabb was asked, in the wake of his lobbying for the signing of Michael Vick, if he would similarly... Read more

The Vick blog mystery

Monday, August 17, 2009, 7:23 AM
UPDATED: An Eagles spokesman informed us a little while ago that he asked Michael Vick and that Vick said a blog attributed to him was not personally written by him and is contents were not dictated by him. A spokesman for Def Jam Enterprises, the parent company behind the blog, said in an email... Read more

McNabb on why Vick is a Bird and how it happened

Sunday, August 16, 2009, 9:27 PM
Donovan McNabb talked after Thursday’s preseason opener about the Eagles’ signing of Michael Vick, letting it be known he was behind the move and recalling that he hosted Vick when Vick visited Syracuse, before he signed with Virginia Tech. Since then, with Vick joining the Birds on the... Read more

Vick Priority: Basics Before Gimmicks

Sunday, August 16, 2009, 1:35 PM
Don't expect to see Michael Vick Wildcatting around much in his early practices as an Eagle, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Sunday. Mornhinweg said the first priority is teaching Vick the quarterback position in the Eagles' offense. Any extra stuff, any specific package of Vick-related... Read more

Lurie's Finest Public Moment

Saturday, August 15, 2009, 4:47 PM
I’m going to be totally honest with you here. I’ve never been a big fan of Jeff Lurie’s. Nice guy, but I generally considered him to be an empty suit. If I needed an answer about something that had to do with his football team or the NFL, I went to club president JoeBanner, not Lurie... Read more
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