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Archive: May, 2012

3 ex-Eagles heading to College Football Hall of Fame

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 12:56 PM
Three former Eagles players and a former Eagles rival were among the 14 players and three coaches selected to the College Football Hall of Fame Football Bowl Subdivision Class. Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Ty Detmer bounced among the Eagles and five other NFL teams during his professional career... Read more

Reinjury Might Not Jeopardize Peters' Career

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 12:47 PM
It was alarming to learn that Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters had suffered an Achilles' tendon reinjury and had to undergo a second surgery recently, but most people around the team never thought Peters was going to make it back to play effectively this year, anyway. The big question the second... Read more

Rookie Camp's a Wrap; Fountain a Casualty

Monday, May 14, 2012, 2:28 PM
The Eagles wrapped up three days of rookie camp Monday with an indoor workout under drizzy skies at NovaCare. The major casualty was defensive tackle Maurice Fountain, the oldest participant, who turns 30 in September. Fountain, a member of the Eagles' practice squad last season, tore his right patellar... Read more

Eagles Are a Family Tradition

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 1:30 PM
In the Eagles' 1976 media guide, among the free agents vying for jobs, listed along with Vince Papale and Johnnie Walton, there's a running back from UCLA named Marv Kendricks. Thirty-six years later, the current rookie camp features Marv's son, second-round linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Unlike his... Read more

Eagles Rookies Hit Field

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 2:05 PM
Nick Foles took his first snaps as an Eagle Saturday. Fletcher Cox and Vinny Curry got their first earfuls of Jim Washburn. Mychal Kendricks intercepted a pass, as rookie camp convened. Kendricks, the Eagles' second-round strongside linebacker from Cal, played in college against Foles, the third-round... Read more

Eagles Rookies Eager

Friday, May 11, 2012, 4:08 PM
Brandon Boykin didn't have to think very long, when a reporter asked the Eagles' fourth-round rookie cornerback what makes a good return man. "Confidence," Boykin said. "Bravery...All eyes are on you ... For me, I think it's just not looking back, not hesitating, not second-guessing yourself, whatever... Read more

Andy Eager to Greet Eagles Rookies

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 3:44 PM
For years, NFL teams have called what the Eagles are doing this weekend “rookie camp,” but that title was always a bit misleading. The minicamp would indeed be the first gathering of the team’s draftees and the undrafted rookies, but the whole team would assemble, for the first time... Read more
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