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Archive: August, 2012

Updating The Punting Battle

Monday, August 13, 2012, 4:57 PM
With three preseason games left to play, the punting battle between Chas Henry and Mat McBriar is a long way from over. McBriar, a two-time Pro Bowler with the Cowboys who is coming off a serious leg injury, averaged 42.3 yards per attempt on three first-half punts against the Steelers Thursday night... Read more

Marty Talks Dunlap, Foles Moves

Monday, August 13, 2012, 11:44 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Monday's scheduled interview session with Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was classic Marty. Mornhinweg opened the proceedings by declaring that he was "pleased with many things that went on. certainly the win" in the preseason opener, but "extremely disappointed in more... Read more

Castillo: It Wasn't THAT Bad

Sunday, August 12, 2012, 11:11 AM
BETHLEHEM --- Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo met with reporters Sunday for the first time since his first-team defenders struggled badly in the preseason opener Thursday against the Steelers. Specifically, tackling and getting off the field on third-and-long proved to be a challenge... Read more

Reid Agent: Not Sweating Andy Contract

Saturday, August 11, 2012, 5:26 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Bob LaMonte, agent for Eagles coach Andy Reid, said Saturday that team owner Jeffrey Lurie has repeatedly told LaMonte that Reid will coach the team as long as Lurie owns it, making the issue of a contract for Reid less pressing than if might seem, as Reid enters the next-to-last season... Read more

First Preseason Game, 2nd Glance

Saturday, August 11, 2012, 10:07 AM
This is my piece for Sportsweek, which you should go out and buy anyway, 'cause it has lots of other excellent stuff in it. Some rewindings and rethinkings in the wake of the Eagles’ preseason opener: *Went through DVR of first half to make sure I hadn’t been unnecessarily harsh toward... Read more

Eagles chat with Les Bowen

Friday, August 10, 2012, 1:21 AM
Join the Daily News' Les Bowen as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, scheduled to start Friday at 11:30 a.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Jarrett, Dixon Among Starters

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 12:06 PM
In a week defined by the tragic death of Garrett Reid, the Eagles' focus will abruptly shift to football tonight at the Linc, when the Steelers visit for the opening of the preseason. There wiill be a moment of silence for Garrett Reid, the 29-year-old son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, who was found... Read more

Hayes: 'Humble' Reid returns to practice

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 1:13 PM
BETHLEHEM — Andy Reid, humbled and still grieving, went back to work at 10:56 a.m. Less than 24 hours after he buried his eldest boy, Garrett. Reid emerged from the passenger side of his black SUV, was handed a practice schedule and roster by an assistant, then lumbered toward a distant corner... Read more

Players Welcome Back Reid

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 11:18 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Eagles coach Andy Reid returned to the team for this morning's walkthrough, the day after Reid buried his eldest son, Garrett. Reid will be on the sideline when the Eagles open their preseason against the Steelers Thursday at the Linc. Reid addressed the team briefly on the practice... Read more

Ron Rivera On Andy Reid

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 10:15 AM
In most professions, when you get fired, your boss immediately confiscates your company ID and has a security guard escort you out of the building. Andy Reid didn’t do that when he fired Sean McDermott 19 months ago. He made the decision to let his 36-year-old defensive coordinator go the Wednesday... Read more
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