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Archive: August, 2009

The tight end problem?

Sunday, August 9, 2009, 7:37 AM
And then there was Brent Celek ... Perhaps we posted too soon on what your biggest concerns are with the Eagles thus far in training camp, because the situation at tight end would certainly get some votes this morning with yesterday's announcement of a torn ACL that will end rookie Cornelius Ingram's... Read more

McNabb, Reid taking some hits

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 7:34 AM
Eagles coach Andy Reid and quarterback Donovan McNabb are taking some hits -- and somewhat unfair hits, by the way -- from national media entities over the last day or so. With so much going on at Lehigh and then Jim Johnson's memorial service, we wanted to catch you up on a few links before practice... Read more

Remembering Jim

Friday, August 7, 2009, 4:01 PM
They sang four verses of "Amazing Grace," said the Rev. Herb Lusk, Eagles chaplain and former running back. That was Jim Johnson's favorite hymn, said Lusk, who eulogized the team's former defensive coordinator, a cancer victim last week at age 68. The principal speakers were Lusk and former... Read more

What concerns you about the Eagles?

Friday, August 7, 2009, 8:32 AM
It has been an eventful two weeks at Lehigh for the Eagles as they take the day away from the practice field to honor defensive coordinator Jim Johnson with a memorial service at Lincoln Financial Field. Evey day has seemingly brought another issue for the team to deal with, to Sean McDermott's promotion... Read more

1 p.m. Friday: Live Eagles chat

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 2:23 PM
Join the Daily News' Les Bowen for a live Eagles chat Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. Read more

DeSean Dominating

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 12:15 PM
DeSean Jackson came to camp this season with very little to prove. Yet, he's probably been the best player on the field, certainly the most noticeable, in the first week-and-a-half at Lehigh. Quarterback Kevin Kolb talked Wednesday about how Jackson's desire to be one of the league's best propels... Read more

Maclin's first day, more from Lurie

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 7:16 AM
Jeremy Maclin’s first day of workouts since missing nine days while contract negotiations dragged on was uneventful. Maclin seemed to be in good shape. Maclin made some nice catches in 1-on-1 drills, nabbed a low TD throw in the back of the end zone with Jack Ikegwuounu draped over him, and... Read more

Reid Runs Westy Workout

Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 12:26 PM
UPDATE: Juqua Parker practiced in the afternoon session but declined to comment to reporters. Todd Herremans, the driver of the car involved, also declined to comment. Brian Westbrook looked good in a postpractice workout supervised by Eagles head coach Andy Reid. The way Reid was watching Westbrook... Read more

Juqua Parker busted for pot possession

Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 11:59 AM
Eagles starting defensive end Juqua Parker was arrested in Bethlehem, Pa. last night less than five minutes from the team’s training camp site at Lehigh University. Around 12:30 a.m., police stopped a vehicle in which Parker was the passenger for a traffic violation and discovered that Parker... Read more

Evaluating wide receivers and holdouts

Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 11:29 PM
Something to consider as Jeremy Maclin readies for his first training camp practice as researched by Ed Barkowitz ... In the five drafts before 2009, 10 wide receivers have been taken in the mid-to-late first round. Five of those had holdouts as rookies, similar to the Eagles' Jeremy Maclin, the... Read more
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