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Archive: May, 2011

Kafka Works Up a Sweat; Shady Joins Workouts

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 2:36 PM
Mike Kafka was the only Eagles quarterback throwing today, when a group of locked-out players reconvened at a sports complex in Burlington County. The workouts moved from an artificial surface to a "real grass" field, which seemed to be in good shape but was cut much higher than the manicured NovaCare... Read more

DeSean Jackson brings message to San Quentin

Monday, May 30, 2011, 7:45 PM
DeSean Jackson has been doing a significant amount of charity work this offseason, with visits to Philadelphia and in his native California. He has talked about prevention bullying and raised money to help cure pancreatic cancer with his foundation in memory of his father. Jackson recently visited... Read more

Kolb: 'It's Pretty Tough'

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:46 AM
The warmest day yet for Eagles' informal lockout workouts was spiced this morning by the debut of quarterback Kevin Kolb on the Burlington County, N.J. field. Kolb, who wants to be traded, is perhaps the most visible victim of the NFL lockout, as Rich Hofmann posited today. He has been at home in... Read more

Mid-June Drop Dead Date for Birds at Lehigh

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 2:08 PM
Lehigh dean of athletics Joe Sterrett said today that school officials and the Eagles have decided to make the call around mid-June on the viability of holding 2011 training camp in Bethlehem, where it has taken place every year since 1996. Previously, Sterrett had said Lehigh would like to know what's... Read more

Moss Attaches Self to New Team

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 2:49 PM
There is a former Giants wideout who has a good chance of making the Eagles this season, if there is a this season. No, not Plaxico Burress, who has yet to be reinstated to the NFL. Sinorice Moss, not exactly Burress-sized at 5-8, 185, signed with the Eagles the day after the Birds' season ended with... Read more

Plax, DJax and Lehigh's Looking Unlikely

Monday, May 23, 2011, 2:28 PM
NFL owners are convening in Indianapolis for their spring meeting, amid no signs whatsoever that this confab will produce any sort of movement in the labor impasse. At this point, it's hard to say what will spur any sort of resolution, and that's scary. The Eighth Circuit three-judge panel that stayed... Read more

Watkins a Bird Without a Nest

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 3:25 PM
Danny Watkins returned to Philadelphia this week for the first time since the heady weekend he was drafted in the first round by the Eagles. He knew the NFL lockout meant he couldn't enter the NovaCare complex, where he was feted just three weeks ago, but Watkins, a guard from Baylor, wanted to meet... Read more

Reid: Eagles Never Talked Specifics on Kolb

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 8:21 PM
As so much time gets frittered away by the NFL lockout, people want to be believe something is getting done or has gotten done, that the offseason isn't just swirling down the drain. The biggest local complication has been the Eagles' inability to trade quarterback Kevin Kolb. But some folks have... Read more

Appeals Court: Lockout Is a Wonderful Thing

Monday, May 16, 2011, 8:37 PM
Just when it looked like the eighth circuit appeals panel was just going to let its temporary stay of the injunction lifting the NFL lockout remain in effect without comment until the June 3 hearing of the NFL's appeal, the court decided to comment. Here is the 24-page decision formalizing the stay... Read more

Celek: Workouts Not Set Yet

Monday, May 16, 2011, 12:46 PM
Here in the rarified air atop the massive stone towers of Eagletarian Central, we've gotten some missives from fans who want to know details of the player-initiated lockout workouts quarterback Michael Vick spoke of Friday night, when Vick was interviewed at DeSean Jackson's charity gala to benefit... Read more
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