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Archive: September, 2011

Scouts' Take: Defensive backs

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 9:07 AM
As the countdown to the season opener continues, the Daily News had two NFL scouts break down the Eagles by position. Each scout was provided anonymity to allow them to speak freely. Over the next few days here on Eagletarian, we will provide the "Scouts' Take," with the full rundown appearing in... Read more

Eagles re-sign Jordan to 2-year deal

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 5:17 PM
The Eagles have re-signed linebacker Akeem Jordan to a 2-year contract. He had originally signed a 1-year deal with team this summer. Jordan, the only free agent who rejoined the Eagles, is listed as the backup to Moises Fokou as the weakside linebacker. Jordan was signed by the Eagles in 2007 as... Read more

Redskins' Cooley: Eagles are 'team to beat'

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 12:08 PM
Always outspoken Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley has borrowed a phrase from Jimmy Rollins and proclaimed the Eagles as "the team to beat" in the NFC East. “I think Philly’s the team to beat, looking at what they’ve done right now," he said during an interview with 106... Read more

Scouts' Take: Linebackers

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 9:27 AM
As the countdown to the season opener continues, the Daily News had two NFL scouts break down the Eagles by position. Each scout was provided anonymity to allow them to speak freely. Over the next few days here on Eagletarian, we will provide the "Scouts' Take," with the full rundown appearing in... Read more

Buddy Ryan to delay cancer surgery to see matchup of sons

Monday, September 5, 2011, 3:01 PM
Former Eagles coach Buddy Ryan will postpone his cancer surgery until next week in order to be at the Meadowlands when his sons square off in the season opener Sunday night. Rex Ryan's Jets host new Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and the Cowboys. "I won't miss Sunday's game. It's about family... Read more

Watkins Still Starting; Jackson OK as Backup for Now

Monday, September 5, 2011, 2:11 PM
The Eagles reconvened to practice for the first time at the regular season roster limit of 53 today, with rookie Danny Watkins still at right guard, despite the arrival of Kyle DeVan, the former Colts starter the Birds picked up over the weekend. A source close to the situation said the Eagles "really... Read more

Parker, Justice practice; Young does not

Monday, September 5, 2011, 12:49 PM
* Offensive tackle Winston Justice and defensive end Juqua Parker practiced today. The two players agreed to have their contracts restructured over the weekend. Parker has been out with a hip injury and Justice has been sidelined with a knee injury. * Vince Young (hamstring) did not practice today... Read more

Scouts' Take: Eagles' offensive line

Monday, September 5, 2011, 8:36 AM
As the countdown to the season opener continues, the Daily News had two NFL scouts break down the Eagles by position. Each scout was provided anonymity to allow them to speak freely. Over the next few days here on Eagletarian, we will provide the "Scouts' Take," with the full rundown appearing in... Read more

Birds Claim Guard, Form Practice Squad

Sunday, September 4, 2011, 3:35 PM
The Eagles made a roster adjustment Sunday afternoon, and it could be a significant one. They claimed guard Kyle DeVan off waivers from the Colts, and released rookie defensive tackle Cedric Thornton. DeVan, 26, started 21 games over the past two seasons for the Colts. In 2009, under current Eagles... Read more

Jamaal Is Staying; Cuts Are In

Saturday, September 3, 2011, 5:43 PM
The Eagles are keeping center Jamaal Jackson as a backup. Two other veterans who might have been in danger of getting cut, DE Juqua Parker and RT Winston Justice, agreed to restructure their contracts to stay, a source close to the situation said. Apparently, if Parker and Justice remain backups, they... Read more
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