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Archive: February, 2012

Eagles: No Season Ticket Price Increase

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 2:10 PM
Here's something that might brighten the midwinter doldrums for frustrated Eagles fans: the team isn't raising ticket prices for 2012, the Daily News has learned. All tickets will remain at 2011 levels, Eagles president Joe Banner said today. "This is something we're thrilled to be able to do," said... Read more

Babin glad 'Wide 9' is staying

Monday, February 13, 2012, 7:45 PM
Nobody is more relieved than Jason Babin that the Eagles are staying with the “Wide nine” alignment, and with their coaching structure from last season. Babin tied for second in the NFL in sacks, with 18. He made the Pro Bowl for the second year in a row. He also seems to be the definition... Read more

Giants' Bradshaw on Eagles' defense, Tony Romo

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 4:52 PM
In their Super Bowl championship season, the Giants only went 3-3 in the NFC East, with a loss to the Eagles and two losses to last-place Washington. That might not make running back Ahmad Bradshaw an expert, but he was asked for his opinions about the other teams in the division. His observations... Read more

Asante Waits, and Paints

Friday, February 10, 2012, 1:21 PM
Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel was in the Grays Ferry area today, lending a hand at a Habitat for Humanity build on behalf of his charity, the Bring it Home Single Moms Foundation. Samuel said he hasn't spoken yet with new Eagles defensive backs coach Todd Bowles, and doesn't know any more about... Read more

Forbes says Vick is America's Most Disliked Athlete

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 8:12 AM
Stop us if you've heard something like this before ... Michael Vick has been named "America's Most Disliked Athlete" by Forbes. The polling conducted by Neilsen and partner E-Poll Market Research says 60 percent described Vick as an athlete they "dislike," "dislike somewhat" or "dislike a lot." It... Read more

Cole: Birds 'inches away from being great'

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 3:44 PM
HARRISBURG -- It sure seemed like an inordinate number of Giants fans were filing past today, as Eagles defensive end Trent Cole signed T-shirts for charity and promoted his hunting enterprises in the Lancaster Archery booth at the Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show, the largest such event in North America... Read more

What Giants win DOESN'T mean for Birds

Monday, February 6, 2012, 12:41 PM
I'm guessing you aren't up today for any long-winded, chin-stroking analysis of what the Giants' Super Bowl victory last night means for the Eagles. That's good, because I'm not up for writing one. All through the buildup for what to me became an inevitable Giants victory, I kept thinking about last... Read more

Oddsmakers liking Eagles in 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012, 12:33 PM
Oddsmakers already have been taking future bets on who will win the Super Bowl next year, but with the season officially over, we wanted to look at the early odds. Of course, these will change with free agency and the draft, but they provide a starting point. And in checking a few sites today, the... Read more

Could Dawkins retire as an Eagle?

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 6:21 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins said Thursday that he hasn't yet made a decision on whether he wants to play a 14th NFL season. The 38-year-old eight-time Pro Bowler, who has played the last three seasons in Denver after leaving the Eagles as a free agent in 2009, missed four of... Read more

McCoy wins FedEx award

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 4:08 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has been named FedEx Ground NFL player of the year. Drew Brees was named FedEx Air player of the year. FedEx will donate $25,000 in each player's name to the Junior Achievement Programs in the Delaware Valley and New Orleans. McCoy ran for a league-high... Read more
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