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Archive: March, 2012

Draft order set; Eagles with 9 picks

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 12:30 PM
The NFL has announced the complete draft order after awarding 32 compensatory picks to 15 teams yesterday for free-agent losses last year. The Eagles were not among those teams. Click for the complete draft order in PDF form. Here is a rundown of the Eagles' nine picks, but you can expect the Eagles... Read more

Former Reid Assistants Speak Out About Former Boss

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 10:53 AM
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- I had an opportunity to spend a few minutes with two branches on the Andy Reid coaching tree – Browns head coach Pat Shurmur and Ravens head coach John Harbaugh -- Tuesday morning at the AFC coaches media breakfast at the NFL meetings. Shurmur, 46, and Harbaugh, 49, spent... Read more

Steve Smith signs with Rams

Monday, March 26, 2012, 4:33 PM
The Rams signed Eagles free-agent wide receiver Steve Smith to a 1-year contract. Smith, coming back from microfracture surgery on his left knee, caught 11 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown in his one season with the Eagles. The Eagles were expecting more when they signed Smith, now 26, away... Read more

Tebow time: Wild scene for Jets introduction

Monday, March 26, 2012, 12:07 PM
As tweets counted down the hours and minutes to Tim Tebow’s news conference today, the media gathered in droves at the fieldhouse at the Jets’ practice facility in Florham Park, N.J. Forty-five minutes before the noon start time, 146 cars were in the media lot, 15 satellite trucks were... Read more

Is it time again for Eagles-Cowboys on Thanksgiving?

Monday, March 26, 2012, 10:12 AM
At one point, the NFL used to announce the opening weekend and marquee games at the owners' meetings in March, which begin today in Florida. A league spokesman has said that some logistics still need to be resolved, so it is unlikely those games will be announced this week. The Super Bowl champion... Read more

Jets Owner Talks Tebow

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 4:20 PM
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Eagles triumvirate of owner Jeff Lurie, general manager Howie Roseman and president Joe Banner have yet to be spotted in the hallways of the Breakers Resort where the NFL will open its three-day March meeting Monday morning. But Jets owner Woody Johnson offered his first public... Read more

Jets owner Johnson talks Tebow

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 4:14 PM
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Eagles triumvirate of owner Jeff Lurie, general manager Howie Roseman and president Joe Banner have yet to be spotted in the hallways of the Breakers Resort where the NFL will open its three-day March meeting Monday morning. But Jets owner Woody Johnson offered his first public... Read more

Reid Denies He Was Willing to Walk

Friday, March 23, 2012, 11:35 AM
Just when things semed to be settling down in the land of the Eagles comes today's NFL notes column by the Los Angeles Times' Sam Farmer. Fifth item down is a bit of news that ought to keep local radio talk show hosts chattering for a while. Farmer cites two league sources as telling him that Eagles... Read more

Future of Eagles' fullback, Kuechly update

Friday, March 23, 2012, 11:20 AM
A few Eagles notes on a lovely Friday: * When the Eagles cut down to 53 players next summer, don’t be surprised if there isn’t a fullback on the roster. Owen Schmitt was on the field for just 16.7 percent of the Eagles’ offensive snaps last season. Schmitt remains a free agent... Read more

Kalu: Ryans and Philly Fans Good Fit

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 2:32 PM
Former Eagles and Houston Texans defensive end N.D. Kalu has a sports radio talk show in Houston now, on KILT. Like many Houstonians, Kalu was surprised by the departure of middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans to the Eagles; unlike most Houstonians, Kalu still pulls passionately for the Birds, so he isn't... Read more
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