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Archive: July, 2011

DeSean responds to reported use of gay slur

Saturday, July 9, 2011, 11:06 AM
Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson took to Twitter to respond to a Deadspin report that he used a gay slur in a response to a caller during a Sirius XM radio show. The "All Out Show" airs on Eminen's hip hop channel. Jackson was asked by a caller whether he ever had his "[penis] knocked around in... Read more

Report: DeSean used gay slur

Friday, July 8, 2011, 7:13 PM
Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson used a gay slur during an interview on satellite radio on Thursday, according to a report in the New York Daily News. Jackson was asked by a caller on Sirius XM’s “All Out Show” if he ever had his “\[Penis\] knocked around in the dirt.”... Read more

DeSean says he's in 'tip-top shape'; best Eagle poll

Thursday, July 7, 2011, 7:51 AM
A few Eagles nuggets on what is being billed as an important day in the NFL labor talks, as the sides gather in New York City: * Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has spent much of his offseason on the West Coast, doing a lot of charity work -- including visits to several prisons and youth football... Read more

More expected Asomugha suitors lining up

Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 7:36 AM
With each passing day, we presumably are getting closer to the point where the league year will begin and the free agency floodgates will open. Among the players at the top of the wish list for many teams is Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, considered the top defensive player available in free... Read more

What's McNabb worth? And Haynesworth?

Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 12:16 PM
Interesting piece today from Jason Reid in the Washington Post about the seeming demise of the Redskins under Mike Shanahan and what might happen next. The Philadelphia connections are obvious -- former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and potential future Eagles defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth... Read more

More CBA Talks; Comparing Eagles, Flyers Styles

Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 7:20 AM
First things first: CBA talks resume today in New York, with just about everybody agreeing that the NFL players and owners need to resolve their differences by July 15, for training camps and preseason games to be held on schedule. That’s a bigger deal than it might seem. Estimates I’ve... Read more

Trent Cole debate continues

Monday, July 4, 2011, 11:32 AM
Trent Cole is rated as the top 4-3 defensive end in the NFL by highly regarded website Pro Football Focus when it graded plays from the last 3 years. The site terms Cole as "criminally underrated." Cole tends to agree that he is underrated, given his reaction to being selected as low as he was in... Read more

Kevin Kolb speculation and analysis continue

Sunday, July 3, 2011, 11:38 AM
The NFL lockout -- also known as Kevin Kolb Held Hostage -- continues in its fourth month, as the usual start of training camp gets closer and closer. Representatives of the two sides met extensively last week in Minneapolis, but the reports seems split -- some optimistic and some pessimistic. The... Read more
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