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Archive: January, 2010

Kolb wants his chance but will be a 'team player'

Sunday, January 31, 2010, 9:15 AM
Kevin Kolb says he is trying to avoid the talk about the quarterback situation with the Eagles as much as he can, but his view on the situation is clear. "I want to be a starter in the NFL," Kolb, a Texas native, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "That's my No. 1 goal right now. I... Read more

DeSean on a new deal: 'Shooting for the top'

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 10:00 AM
UPDATED: While agent Drew Rosenhaus was not interested in talking about DeSean Jackson's contract status, Jackson conceded that he is looking for a new deal. Asked today during an interview on 97.5 The Fanatic if he would have a new contract for next season, Jackson said, “Hopefully, it would... Read more

Akers named to All-Decade team

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 6:01 PM
Eagles kicker David Akers was named to the 53-member NFL All-Decade team for the 2000s. Akers led the NFL in scoring during this past decade with 1,169 points and earned four Pro Bowl berths. He is the Eagles' franchise leader in points scored, field goals and extra points and ranks third on the NFL... Read more

McNabb: Westbrook retirement talk is false

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 2:48 PM
Amid all the talk about Donovan McNabb’s future with the Eagles, McNabb also discounted the suggestion that Brian Westbrook is planning to retire. “All the talk people are saying on retirement or whatever it may be, it’s all false,” said McNabb, adding that Westbrook is looking... Read more

Sheldon Brown turns down Pro Bowl

Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 8:00 AM
As the many replacements were announced for the Pro Bowl rosters, one name that did not appear is Eagles cornerback Sheldon Brown. Brown was named a second alternate when the rosters were initially announced and the opportunity was there for him to make his Pro Bowl debut. However, Brown turned down... Read more

Defensive assistant leaves Eagles

Monday, January 25, 2010, 6:13 PM
Brian Stewart is heading back to Texas. Stewart, who joined the Eagles staff last offseason after being fired as the Dallas Cowboys' defensive coordinator, has been named defensive coordinator at the University of Houston. “We thank Brian for the job he did this past year in Philadelphia,"... Read more

McNabb, Mikell going to Pro Bowl

Monday, January 25, 2010, 10:13 AM
Quarterback Donovan McNabb and safety Quintin Mikell were officially added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster this morning. It's McNabb's sixth Pro Bowl selection and the first for Mikell. McNabb replaces Drew Brees and Mikell replaces Roman Harper. The two Saints cannot play in the Pro Bowl because they... Read more

Predictions for AFC/NFC title games

Sunday, January 24, 2010, 7:53 AM
The teams headed to the Super Bowl will be decided today, and look for complete coverage in Monday's Daily News. Here is how members of the Daily News staff see the AFC and NFC title games. AFC: Jets at Indianapolis, 3 p.m., CBS. Colts are a 7 1/2 point favorte. Les Bowen: Colts, 23-14 Ed Barkowitz:... Read more

Excited Vick says which team 'wouldn't even matter'

Friday, January 22, 2010, 7:56 AM
Michael Vick did a lengthy interview with the Associated Press yesterday to promote the debut of his 10-part reality series on BET, "The Michael Vick Project." The first episode is scheduled to air Feb. 2. Vick said the series will show that he is a changed man and his fall was "all... Read more

Sheldon and Pro Bowl; Examining McNabb, New Eagles

Thursday, January 21, 2010, 11:27 AM
The Eagles have seven players scheduled to play in the Pro Bowl in Miami, with quarterback Donovan McNabb yet to be officially added. That seems like a lot for a team that was eliminated in the wild-card round, and it is the most since they had 10 in the year in which they went to the Super Bowl. And... Read more
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