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Archive: April, 2009

About the Eagles' Day 2 picks

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 3:54 PM
UPDATED THROUGH END: Here is a capsule look at the SIX players the Eagles have selected thus far today, three in the fifth round and one in the sixth and two in the seventh. Cornelius Ingram Position: Tight end Pick: 5th round, 153 overall Height: 6-4 Weight: 245 Hometown: Hawthorne, Fla. College:... Read more

Hobbs: 'Here for a Reason'

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 1:50 PM
UPDATED THROUGH LAST EAGLES PICK: The Eagles finally drafted a player, in the fifth round, Florida tight end Cornelius Ingram, a former quarterback who was among a group of TEs the Eagles were said to be interested in.Spread offense guy, interesting as a receiver, missed season with ACL tear, no... Read more

Again and Again?

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 11:27 AM
The Eagles were supposed to pick 85th in the third round, but they have traded that pick to the Giants for the 91st pick and the 164th pick. We're not sure, but we think maybe they have the entire fifth round cornered now. Whole bunch of tight ends still on the board -- Jared Cook, Cornelius Ingram... Read more

LeSean McCoy

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 9:07 PM
The Eagles have taken Pitt running back LeSean McCoy with the 53rd selection, in the second round. The Eagles showed a lot of interest in McCoy before the draft, many observers, including McCoy, thought he wouldn't last until 53rd. He did. This is the first time in the Andy Reid era that the Eagles... Read more

More from Maclin and Reid

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 8:29 PM
As noted in the earlier post, Missouri wide receiver Jeremy Maclin did a conference call with Philadelphia area reporters shortly after he was selected. Here is more of what he had to say: On the way everything worked out: “I think it worked out for the best. I’m a firm believer that... Read more

Jeremy Maclin!

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 5:37 PM
UPDATED: To read about second-round pick LeSean McCoy, click here How about that -- a wide receiver in the first round, 19th overall, after a tradeup with the Browns. The Eagles hadn't taken a wideout this high since Kenny Jackson went fourth overall in 1984. A tradeup two slots, which cost one of... Read more

Last look at the mock drafts

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 8:41 AM
With the start of the NFL draft hours away, we thought it would be good to take one last look at what many of the mock drafts have the Eagles doing withthe 21st pick. Paul Domowitch, Daily News -- Knowshon Moreno, Georgia RB Les Bowen, Daily News -- Donald Brown, UConn RB (although expect a trade... Read more

Boldin Bulletins Getting Tiresome

Friday, April 24, 2009, 7:42 PM
I don't know if there's anything to these breathless updates ESPN keeps posting on the Anquan Boldin trade front. I do know that Cards GM Rod Graves was quoted today as saying it looks as if Boldin will stay with the Cards, that he's fielded one offer, which he didn't consider "serious." And... Read more

Eagles draft chat transcript

Friday, April 24, 2009, 4:52 PM
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Details of Jason Peters' Juicy New Deal

Friday, April 24, 2009, 10:04 AM
The numbers are in on the Jason Peters contract. His 6-year deal is worth slightly more than $60 million, including $24.4 million in guaranteed money over the first 2 years of the contract. He’ll get $21.5 million this year, including an $11 million signing bonus, and a guaranteed base salary... Read more
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