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Archive: September, 2012

Healthy Chaney Complicates LB Picture

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 4:17 PM
Jamar Chaney said Thursday his hamstring is 100 percent, as the Eagles continued to try to find the right mix of linebackers in base and nickel for their season opener Sunday at Cleveland. Rookie Mychal Kendricks, the strongside starter who also plays in nickel, said he expects all the linebackers... Read more

5 Things We'll Be Watching v. Browns

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 3:16 PM
Vick’s Rust: Quarterback Michael Vick played just 12 snaps in the preseason because of injuries. Vick says it’s no big deal, but that remains to be seen. Under normal circumstances, he would’ve played about 60-70 snaps. Andy Reid and Marty Mornhinweg probably will open the game with... Read more

Marty: Foles Progressed 'Just Beautifully'

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 1:29 PM
The coordinators spoke at NovaCare Thursday, and Marty Mornhinweg, while indulging in the perfunctory elaborate praising of the upcoming opponent, also sounded optimistic about some of the challenges his offense might face. Mornhinweg said he is not concerned about rookie Nick Foles backing up quarterback... Read more

Avant: Replacement Refs Clash with Safety Focus

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 2:09 PM
The Eagles began preparing in earnest Wednesday to play the season opener Sunday in Cleveland, with only wideout Riley Cooper (collarbone) and safety/special teams whiz Colt Anderson (knee) ruled out. Because the NFL and its referees have been unable to agree on a contract, this week's games will... Read more

Babin, Anderson Say They're Ready

Monday, September 3, 2012, 2:48 PM
The Eagles held their first regular-season practice Monday in the NovaCare bubble, under drizzly Labor Day skies. Afterward, both defensive end Jason Babin and special teams ace Colt Anderson said they are 100 percent healthy and ready to play Sunday at Cleveland. Babin's status wasn't a shock; the... Read more

So, Finally, 53 Birds, No Huge Shockers

Sunday, September 2, 2012, 10:34 AM
Looks like we now have the 53-man roster the Eagles will take into their season opener in a week at Cleveland, or something very close to it. There was one Saturday roster move, offensive lineman Nate Menkin claimed off waivers from the Texans, corner Trevard Lindley released. Lindley, a 2010 fourth-round... Read more
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