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Archive: July, 2011

Watkins Snag: 4th-Year Guarantee

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 1:05 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Every year, before Lehigh starts, I tell myself not to get too caught up in what first-round picks say about not wanting to miss training camp. But if ever somebody was emphatic about being here, it was this year's first-round pick, Danny Watkins, pegged as the Eagles' starting right... Read more

Nnamdi on Asante: 'I'll Make it Mesh'

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 11:48 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Nnamdi Asomugha can't practice with the Eagles yet, but he met with the media following Sunday morning's practice and spoke engagingly about the future he envisions. Asomugha, 30, the top free agent prize in the NFL, signed a five-year deal with the Eagles Friday, stunning the football... Read more

DRC: I'll Play Nickel If That's What Team Needs

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 12:22 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Where to begin? Here at the center of the NFL universe, all of a goshdarned sudden, huge stories just seem to be just wandering down from the low hills surrounding the practice fields and chasing us, instead of the other way around. We had interviews with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie... Read more

Eagles Cornering Market: Asomugha Joins Crowded Corps

Friday, July 29, 2011, 6:26 PM
The Eagles have announced a five-year deal with the top free agent on the NFL market, corner Nnamdi Asomugha, who joins Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the corner they acquired yesterday from Arizona, and Asante Samuel in what is the NFL's most prolific and best-paid corner corps. More to come Read more

Eagles Corner Market: Nnamdi Joins Crowd

Friday, July 29, 2011, 6:24 PM
BETHLEHEM -- The Eagles have announced a five-year deal with the top free agent on the NFL market, corner Nnamdi Asomugha, who joins Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the corner they acquired yesterday from Arizona, and Asante Samuel in what is the NFL's most prolific and best-paid corner corps. ESPN's... Read more

Juan: Matthews in Middle 'Cause He's 'Natural Leader'

Friday, July 29, 2011, 1:15 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Reporters finally got a chance to talk to new defensive coordinator Juan Castillo today, for the first time since the draft. Lotsa stuff to cover, but first up was his surprising decision to make fourth-round rookie Casey Matthews the Birds' starting middle linebacker for the very first... Read more

Vick: Young Has Had 'Tough Breaks'

Friday, July 29, 2011, 12:29 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Michael Vick sees Vince Young, the quarterback the Eagles apparently are signing to a one-year deal, as the victim of some "tough breaks" since being drafted third overall in 2006 by the Tennessee Titans. The NFL Network reported early this morning that Young had reached agreement with... Read more

Video: Analyzing the Kevin Kolb trade

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 7:26 PM
The Daily News' Les Bowen and philly.com's Sheil Kapadia dissect the Kevin Kolb trade between the Eagles and Cardinals. Read more

Jason Babin Talks About Signing With Eagles

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 2:58 PM
I spoke with new Eagles defensive end Jason Babin this afternoon. Here’s part of my interview with him: (how big a factor was Jim Washburn in you signing with the Eagles) Coach Wash was a big part of it. (not being re-signed by the Eagles after the 2009 season) They said we really don’t... Read more

Kolb Trade Official; Ex-Card Says DRC Great Pickup

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 2:56 PM
After a whole bunch of waiting, it is what we thought it was, to mangle a paraphrase from former Cardinals coach Denny Green. The Eagles have confirmed that the trade of Kevin Kolb to the Cardinals is happening, for corner Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a second-round pick. ESPN 97.5 radio reporter... Read more
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