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Archive: February, 2009

Dawk's Gone

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 1:54 PM
It's a dark day in Eagles Nation. If you have the stomach for it, here's the link to the story on the Denver Broncos' Web site about the signing of Brian Dawkins today. Dawk didn't want to talk about Philadelphia during his press conference in Denver. Aparently, the five-year, $17 million deal boils... Read more

Dawkins in Denver

Friday, February 27, 2009, 3:56 PM
Agent Jim Steiner has confirmed that free safety Brian Dawkins is visiting the Denver Broncos today. Dawkins, 35, is Philadelphia's longest-tenured pro athlete, and had been considered very likely to re-sign with the Eagles before free agency began at 12:01 Friday morning. That still might happen,... Read more

Stacy Andrews to Eagles

Friday, February 27, 2009, 10:53 AM
Editor's note: Click here for a Brian Dawkins update. Stacy Andrews was wearing a Reds cap when he arrived at Philadelphia International Airport Friday afternoon on Delta Flight 6438 from Cincinnati. Let's hope Eagles head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder or security chief Butch Buchanico, who accompanied... Read more

Eagles tender contracts to three

Thursday, February 26, 2009, 3:04 PM
The Eagles have tendered 1-year contracts to restricted free agents Hank Baskett and Nick Cole and exclusive rights free agent Tank Daniels. Playing under the tender, Baskett and Cole would each make $1.545 million next season. Because both were signed as undrafted free agents, the Birds had to offer... Read more

Eagles free agency chat transcript

Thursday, February 26, 2009, 12:59 PM
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Eagles Seem Unfazed

Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 12:30 PM
OK, now in this morning's Inquirer we have another version of last week's Donovan McNabb meeting with the Eagles. In this scenario - provided by a "league source" who probably wasn't McNabb, given the tenor of the piece -- McNabb met one-on-one with Eagles president Joe Banner. This is a... Read more

Agent: No Response Needed

Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 12:51 PM
Your Eagletarian finally got a text from Fletcher Smith, agent for Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, whom we've been trying to reach since word broke late Monday afternoon about Michael Smith's ESPN.com report, saying McNabb and Smith have met with team management, and McNabb will not deign to sign... Read more

Combine 'Exclusive'

Monday, February 23, 2009, 6:00 AM
Sunday afternoon, your Eagletarian was allowed the rare privilege of penetrating the NFL Scouting Combine’s inner sanctum. For some reason, the league doesn’t routinely allow the public and the media to witness the combine drills live. It shows the drills from eleventy-seven different... Read more

Eagles' scouting not impacted by cost-cutting

Sunday, February 22, 2009, 6:17 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NFL’s cost-cutting has impacted the scouting budgets of many of the league’s teams. Some teams brought fewer people to the Scouting Combine, won’t cover as many pre-draft Pro Day workouts and are making scouts stay at cheaper hotels (goodbye J.W. Marriott, hello... Read more

Anquan Boldin update and other wide receiver stuff

Saturday, February 21, 2009, 2:16 PM
For those of you fantasizing about Anquan Boldin playing for the Eagles next season, we bring you the latest in the saga of the talented Arizona Cardinals wide receiver: First, there was the e-mail sent to NFL teams by Anquan’s greasy agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announcing that Boldin and two... Read more
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