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Archive: July, 2012

Celek 'Mild' Knee Sprain; No Shockey Yet

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 6:23 PM
BETHLEHEM --- Brent Celek left practice early Thursday with what the Eagles described as a "mild" right knee sprain. Celek later walked briskly to the parking lot, waving off reporters' concerns with "I'll be good. I promise." He was wearing a wrapping on his right leg. Just a day earlier, the Eagles... Read more

Video: Eagles veterans report to Lehigh for training camp

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 3:43 PM
Video: Les Bowen of the Daily News reports from Lehigh on Wednesday as the Eagles' veteran players report for training camp and the rookies finish up their final day of practice before full-squad workouts begin. Read more

DeSean Sees 'Fresh Start'

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 3:39 PM
BETHLEHEM -- One big difference between veteran reporting day last year and this year, at Eagles training camp: DeSean Jackson not only showed up on time, he was smiling and optimistic. "The jitters are kind of coming back. I’m ready to get out there on the field," Jackson said as he checked... Read more

Reid: McBriar '90 Percent' as he Recovers

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 8:12 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Two days after holding a four-punter workout, the Eagles announced they have signed Mat McBriar to a one-year contract. McBriar, 33, is a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Cowboys, most recently in 2010. He was bothered last season by a nerve problem with his left, plant foot, and was... Read more

Eagles Looking For A Punt Returner

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 1:21 PM
BETHLEHEM -- The Eagles are hoping to phase DeSean Jackson out of the punt return business. While they aren’t ready to say he won’t be returning any punts this season, they are hoping to find somebody that can handle most – if not all – of the punt return duties. "DeSean will... Read more

Zordich: Thoughts Are with Victims

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 11:19 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Mike Zordich is among the all-time Penn State football greats, coached by Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno. His son, also named Michael, is a current Penn State senior fullback, reeling under the unprecedented sanctions handed down by the NCAA in the wake of the Sandusky child sexual assault... Read more

Shiancoe Works Out but Won't Sign with Birds

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 10:57 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Veteran tight end Visanthe Shiancoe "had a good workout," Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said Tuesday, but Roseman said no TE signing is imminent, and late Tuesday afternoon, a source close to the situation said Shiancoe will not be signing with the team. Why are the Eagles, who... Read more

Video: Breaking down the Eagles' rookies

Monday, July 23, 2012, 8:36 PM
The Daily News' Les Bowen and's John Roach review the position coaches' perspectives on their rookies and discuss which draft picks are starting material. Read more

Charges against Eagles' Dion Lewis dropped

Monday, July 23, 2012, 4:29 PM
Eagles running back Dion Lewis appeared in court today to face felony charges for allegedly pulling a fire alarm at an Albany, N.Y. hotel. The case was dismissed, said Lewis' attorney, Craig Crist. Crist said the Albany County district attorney stated in court that there was no evidence a fire alarm... Read more

Culley: DeSean let contract situation affect his play in '11

Monday, July 23, 2012, 12:08 PM
Some guys can play through contract problems without it affecting their performance. As we witnessed last year, DeSean Jackson isn’t one of those guys. Eagles wide receiver coach David Culley acknowledged what we all pretty much already knew: that Jackson let his unhappiness over his contract... Read more
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