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Archive: March, 2009

NFL won't change OT rules

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 10:51 PM
There probably is a Donovan McNabb joke in here somewhere, but we will let it pass ... When NFL owners hold their annual March meetings next week in Dana Point, Calif., they will vote on several proposed rule changes, but they won't be considering changes to the current overtime system. There had... Read more

Crowell, Weaver, LJ updates

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 7:18 PM
Outside linebacker Angelo Crowell signed with the Tampa Bay Bucs, the Associated Press is reporting. Crowell, who had spent his entire career with Buffalo, missed all of last season with a knee injury. Agent Todd France told the Daily News on Friday that the Eagles were among the teams that had called... Read more

Is That All There Is?

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 11:49 AM
Free agency seems to be trickling to a close. We all know what the Eagles have lost -- a whole bunch of veteran savvy and leadership. They've gained an offensive tackle, where they probably needed two, and a couple of safeties. Fullback Leonard Weaver remains unsigned. His courtship with the Eagles... Read more

The McNabb-for-Cutler theory

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 10:14 AM
Before the fan base gets too fired up about the (as far as I can tell) nonexistent possibility of trading Donovan McNabb for Jay Cutler, here's a good take on Cutler from CBSsportsline's Clark Judge, a guy whose opinion I respect a lot. I will add this: People who think Donovan's too much the diva... Read more

G-Lew saw the writing on the wall

Monday, March 16, 2009, 6:07 PM
Wide receiver Greg Lewis, who was traded to New England two weeks ago for a fifth-round pick, says he saw the "writing on the wall" that his time with the Eagles was coming to an end. Lewis spoke with Boston area reporters who cover the Patriots on a conference call earlier, according to... Read more

Westbrook on knee surgery, the fans

Sunday, March 15, 2009, 10:48 AM
You might be wondering what happened to the interview with Brian Westbrook promised in a Friday afternoon posting. At Tra Thomas’ charity golf tournament Friday in DeLand, Fla., BWest begged off speaking at length to your Eagletarian, but readily agreed to do so on Saturday, at the youth football... Read more

Donte' Stallworth detained in fatal accident

Saturday, March 14, 2009, 2:19 PM
Former Eagles receiver Donte' Stallworth is being questioned by police following the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed Saturday morning in Miami Beach, the Miami Herald reports. The accident happened at 7:17 this morning while Stallworth was driving eastbound on the McArthur Causeway... Read more

Agent confirms Birds' interest in Bills linebacker

Friday, March 13, 2009, 8:59 PM
Todd France, the agent for Buffalo free-agent outside linebacker Angelo Crowll, told the Daily News today that the Eagles are “are among several teams expressing interest” in his client. As we told you earlier, Crowell, 27, missed all of last season following knee surgery in August and... Read more

Westy: Cleanout Will Help

Friday, March 13, 2009, 5:06 PM
Live blogging this evening from a rocking chair in front of the Victoria Hills Golf Club in DeLand Fla., where a charity golf tournament kicked off two days of activity for ex-Eagle Tra Thomas and his youth foundation. Several points to get to as we start the weekend, but first, something from back... Read more

Boldin and the Draft

Friday, March 13, 2009, 6:00 AM
Continuing yesterday's theme, here's a link to an interesting nationalfootballpost.com take on Anquan Boldin. It's from former NFL safety Matt Bowen (no relation to your Eagletarian). My thought is that I hope it isn't really just the Giants and the Eagles vying to trade for the dominant wideout, because... Read more
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