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Archive: December, 2011

Castillo: Focus on Dolphins, not job security

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 12:21 PM
Here are some notes from the coordiantors' weekly press conferences at the NovaCare Complex today: * Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo said his focus is on the Miami Dolphins and not the potential that he could be fired. Yesterday, coach Andy Reid denied reports that he would need to fire Castillo... Read more

LeSean on potentially being NFL's rushing leader

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 7:18 PM
The last few weeks have not produced a plethora of carries for LeSean McCoy, who has slipped to second in NFL rushing, behind Jacksonville’s Maurice Jones-Drew (1,137 yards to 1,134; Jones-Drew has 35 more carries). McCoy was asked how much being the first Eagles NFL rushing champion since Steve... Read more

Vick says he gets it now

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 12:06 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, returning this week from a three-week rib injury absence, said he plans to heed teammates and coaches who have pleaded with him to be more conscious of self-preservation. "Sliding. Getting down," Vick said, interrupting a question about how he might avoid missing valuable... Read more

Eagles sign safety

Monday, December 5, 2011, 3:36 PM
The Eagles signed safety Tom Nelson to a 2-year deal and placed safety Colt Anderson on the Injured Reserve list. Anderson tore an ACL against the Seahawks and will have surgery this week. Originally a rookie free agent signing of Cincinnati in 2009, Nelson (5-11, 200) appeared in 21 games (3 starts)... Read more

Vick Practices, Intends to Play

Monday, December 5, 2011, 12:53 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick took part in the team's light practice today and said he intends to play Sunday against Miami. Vick was upbeat afterward and said he was able to throw without pain. Vick has missed the last three games with broken ribs. The Eagles have gone 1-2 in his absence. Andy... Read more

Analysts expect Reid to return

Monday, December 5, 2011, 8:43 AM
The Eagles did not play Sunday, but that does mean they were not talked about throughout the broadcasts on the various NFL shows from the NFL Network show at 9 a.m. to Sunday Night Football late into the evening. The topic was an obvious one, and one that will not go away over the final four weeks... Read more

Ex-Eagle Stacy Andrews hospitalized

Sunday, December 4, 2011, 2:27 PM
Former Eagles offensive lineman Stacy Andrews, now with the Giants, was hospitalized Saturday night with with pulmonary embolisms in both lungs, the Giants said. The blood clots are thought to have originated in his legs, broken up and traveled to his lungs. Ronnie Barnes, the Giants’ senior... Read more

Frustration and denial in Eagles locker room

Friday, December 2, 2011, 1:43 PM
Les Bowen talks about the atmosphere in the Eagles locker room after Thursday night's loss in Seattle and what the future holds for DeSean Jackson. Read more

Reid: Not worrying about job status

Friday, December 2, 2011, 12:44 PM
With his team at 4-8, coach Andy Reid said questions about his job status are "logical questions" but that he was not worrying about that. "As a coach, you don’t do that," he said at his day-after news conference. "I’m being as honest as I can with you. I don’t worry about that.... Read more

Reid defends DeSean

Friday, December 2, 2011, 12:31 PM
UPDATED: An NFL Network spokesman was relayed Reid's comments from earlier today and issued the following statement: “The broadcast team commented on what they saw on the field last night, as they do for all game telecasts." EARLIER: Eagles coach Andy Reid said he was "very, very disappointed"... Read more
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