Thursday, December 25, 2014

Archive: August, 2012

Reid Service: 'Tremendous Grief & Love'

Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 1:45 PM
The Reid family, the Eagles and the NFL said goodbye to Garrett Reid, eldest son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, Tuesday in a 90-minute service held at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in Broomall. A church spokeswoman said about 900 people filled the facility, which she said contains... Read more

Reid Family: Garrett Lost 'Ongoing Battle'

Monday, August 6, 2012, 6:44 PM
BETHLEHEM --- The family of Eagles coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday evening thanking everyone for their support and stating that Garrett Reid "lost the battle that has been ongoing for the last eight years" -- presumably, with drugs, which led to his incarceration several times between 2007... Read more

Asante Says Eagles Had Him 'Swinging Like A Rag Doll'

Monday, August 6, 2012, 3:36 PM
Asante Samuel isn’t surprised that the Eagles were only able to get a seventh-round draft pick for him in April. "They had me out there swinging like a rag doll,’’ the 31-year-old four-time Pro Bowler, told me Sunday. "Hey, we got Asante Samuel up for sale. I feel like they devalued... Read more

Eagles Working Through Tragedy

Monday, August 6, 2012, 10:54 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Eagles players and coaches returned to the practice field Monday, again without head coach Andy Reid. They spoke of their coach's pain over losing his oldest son, Garrett, and they spoke of their own encounters with the 29-year-old assistant strength coach. "The whole day (Sunday) nothing... Read more

Eagles Back at It Without Andy

Monday, August 6, 2012, 8:45 AM
BETHELEM -- The Eagles' walkthrough is underway Monday, and as expected, head coach Andy Reid is not present. Reid is preparing for the Tuesday funeral of his oldest son, Garrett, 29, found dead Sunday in a Lehigh dormitory bed. Offensive coordinator Marty Morhinweg has a previously scheduled media... Read more

Garrett Reid dies at Eagles camp

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 11:29 PM
Andy Reid's son Garrett was found dead Sunday at Eagles training camp. What was the mood like at Lehigh? What's next for the Eagles? The Daily News' Les Bowen discusses. Read more

Asante Reacts To Death of Garrett Reid

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 12:21 PM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – I spent about 20 minutes with former Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel this morning at the Atlanta Falcons’ training facility. I’ll be writing about his thoughts on his new team and his old one later, but wanted to relay his reaction to the death of Garrett Reid... Read more

Services for Garrett Reid will be Tuesday

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 9:54 AM
Funeral services for Garrett Reid will be held Tuesday. Here is an obituary released by the Reid family: Garrett William Reid was born in Provo, Utah April 13, 1983 and grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harriton High School and Montgomery County Community... Read more

Juan Talks Injuries, Etc.

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 4:31 PM
Saturday afternoon's practice was moved indoors by a thunderstorm at Lehigh, but between the morning and afternoon sessions, Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo spoke with reporters in a scheduled availability. Castillo was asked about the injuries that have jumbled his training camp practices... Read more

Will Banner Wield Cleaver in Cleveland?

Friday, August 3, 2012, 10:26 AM
BETHLEHEM -- With former Eagles president Joe Banner expected to become president of the Cleveland Browns any minute now, NFL observers seem to think he will immediately clean house at the Browns’ front office. I guess I can buy that Browns prez Mike Holmgren can start packing, because Banner... Read more
About this blog
Eagletarian is your home for comprehensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Les Bowen Daily News Staff Writer
Paul Domowitch Daily News NFL Columnist
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
Stay Connected