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Archive: August, 2011

Lurie Downplays "Dream Team" Tag

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 1:15 PM
Eagles owner Jeff Lurie held his annual training camp state of the union address Thursday. The man clearly has learned from experience. Even with all of the free agents his team has signed, even though many are suggesting the Eagles now are the team to beat in the NFC, Lurie wisely made no mention... Read more

Neuro Doc: Patterson Might Escape Surgery

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 9:07 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Eagles head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder confirmed a report by ESPN's Sal Paolantonio, that defensive tackle Mike Patterson's collapse yesterday was caused by an AVM, or arteriovenous malformation in his brain. Burkholder emphasized that a treatment plan was still being formulated... Read more

Free Agents Won't Practice Thursday, After All

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 6:13 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Across the NFL but most especially at free-agent central here at Lehigh, teams have been anticipating their free-agent signees finally being allowed to practice today, the first day of the new league year. Just one problem. That isn't happening. An NFL spokesman said today that the new... Read more

Brown Came To Eagles For Super Bowl Chance

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 12:03 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Ronnie Brown played six seasons for the Miami Dolphins. During those six years, the Dolphins made the playoffs just once and made a quick first-round exit that year. The opportunity to play for a team that has a legitimate chance to go to the Super Bowl, even if it meant taking less money... Read more

Patterson Alert in Hospital After Collapse

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 10:02 AM
UPDATE: Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson will remain at Lehigh Valley Hospital overnight for observation, but that he is stable and asymptomatic. "He wants to come back to training camp," he said. Burkholder said it’s standard protocol to keep someone overnight who has suffered a... Read more

Eagles sign former No. 2 overall pick Ronnie Brown

Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 4:59 PM
The Eagles today announced they have agreed to terms with former Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown on a 1-year contract. “Ronnie is an all-around running back with a versatile skill set,” Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said. “He can run the ball, catch it, and does very well... Read more

Tix Gone, Maclin In, More on Watkins

Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 12:08 PM
The Eagles announced this morning that single-game tickets once again sold out in minutes, reassurance that the 136-day NFL lockout had no lasting effect on the fan base, and a reflection of fan excitement over the team's bold moves of the past week. In a statement noting the sellout, Eagles president... Read more

Watkins: Weight Lifted off Shoulders

Monday, August 1, 2011, 7:56 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Danny Watkins is driving up to Lehigh from South Jersey tonight after signing a four-year contract with a three-year guarantee, apparently worth a little less than $8 million. "This is a huge weight lifted off my shoulders, that's for sure," said Watkins, the Eagles' first-round draft... Read more

Eagles Now Say Bunkley DID Report To Cleveland

Monday, August 1, 2011, 7:31 PM
OK, one more time with feeling on this whole Brodrick Bunkley soap opera. If you were tuning in earlier, you know the Eagles’ former first-round pick was traded to the Denver Broncos for a conditional pick in the 2013 draft after an earlier trade to the Cleveland Browns was voided. Several... Read more

Bunkley Now Is Going To. . . . Denver

Monday, August 1, 2011, 5:20 PM
Scratch that Brodrick Bunkley-to-Cleveland trade. He’s got a new destination. The Eagles traded the defensive tackle to the Denver Broncos today for a conditional draft pick in 2013 after Bunkley refused to report to the Browns. The Eagles traded Bunkley to the Browns on Saturday shortly after... Read more
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