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McNabb: Resolve This Quickly

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 2:36 PM
Donovan McNabb said today he still wants to be an Eagle, but he understands the situation and hopes the Eagles provide a quick resolution, one way or the other. McNabb relayed through a spokesman his response to Eagles coach Andy Reid acknowledging that the team is listening to offers for its franchise... Read more

Reid on competing for a championship, draft priorities and more

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 10:50 AM
More from the hourlong chat with Andy Reid at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando, Fla.: Do you see Trotter coming back? Right now, no. but I still think he can play. Where is Gaither in his rehab? He’s doing pretty good. He’s making progress here. He can run. Will he again back up... Read more

Reid: Eagles keeping ears open on QBs

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 8:32 AM
Andy Reid ended the we’re-happy-holding-on-to-our-three-quarterbacks charade this morning and acknowledged that the Eagles are listening to offers for Donovan McNabb, Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick. ``I’m listening (to offers) out there,’’ Reid said at the NFC coaches media breakfast... Read more

Saints were deciding on Bell until final hours

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 7:41 AM
The many twists and turns in the Eagles' acquisition of restricted free agent running back Mike Bell finally ended last night shortly before the midnight deadline for the Saints to decide whether to match the Eagles' offer sheet. Saints coach Sean Payton said this morning at the NFC coaches breakfast... Read more

Finally, Birds Get Bell

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 7:48 PM
UPDATING: The Eagles confirmed late Tuesday night that the Saints told them they would not match the Eagles' offer for restricted free agent running back Mike Bell, who officially becomes an Eagle. The news ends a protracted drama that earlier Tuesday threatened to drag well into Wednesday. Bell gives... Read more

Change to overtime passes

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 3:17 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Changes to the NFL overtime policy were approved by owners today at the league meetings. The change allows both teams a possession opportunity in overtime if the team that won the coin toss scores on a field goal rather than a touchdown on its first possession. If the team that wins... Read more

Harbaugh on Westbrook's future

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 1:36 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A few minutes with Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh from this morning’s AFC coaches media breakfast at the league meetings at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes resort: Q: Surprised that no one has signed Brian Westbrook yet, or even brought him in for a visit? A: I think Brian... Read more

Macho Harris collects bonus

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 12:32 PM
Eagles rookie safety Macho Harris received a $314,565 bonus under the final year of the NFL's "Performance-Based Pay" program. The program, which ended with the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement, using a formula to reward players with lower salaries who are on the field for... Read more

McNabb or playoffs?

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 8:22 AM
We usually try to stay away from the glut of television talking heads, but this comment caught our attention. The subject of the day, and seemingly the subject of every day, is Donovan McNabb's future with the Eagles. Former NFL defensive lineman Marcellus Wiley, now an ESPN analyst, had this to... Read more

DeSean unlikely to get new deal

Monday, March 22, 2010, 5:19 PM
ORLANDO -- DeSean Jackson probably is going to have to wait a while to get the big-money contract extension he is craving. The new rules in play for the final uncapped year of the league’s collective bargaining agreement make it extremely difficult to do extensions, particularly for players... Read more
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