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Archive: April, 2009

When to draft a tight end?

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 2:19 PM
Even presumptive starter Brent Celek assumes the Eagles will take at least one tight end among the 12 selections they hold in the April 25-26 draft. “I think they have to — you only have [journeyman veteran Matt] Schobel and me,” Celek said. “With this offense, you need three... Read more

Eagles looking to bring in Maryland receiver, report says

Monday, April 6, 2009, 10:06 AM
The Eagles are hoping to arrange a private workout with Maryland receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Heyward-Bey has already worked out with the Baltimore Ravens, who brought in quarterback Joe Flacco to throw to him. Tampa Bay reportedly has a visit scheduled and... Read more

Demps Says He's Ready

Sunday, April 5, 2009, 7:39 PM
Your Eagletarian got a chance to catch up with Quintin Demps today, our first time talking to Demps since Andy Reid announced the 2008 rookie would have dibs on attempting to replace free safety Brian Dawkins in the Birds' defensive backfield. As anybody who knows Demps might expect, he is not hiding... Read more

Hank and Hef and Kendra

Saturday, April 4, 2009, 11:56 PM
Hugh Hefner turns 83 years old on Thursday. And that, of course, is cause for celebration. Hefner kicked off his birthday week festivities at the Palms in Las Vegas on Saturday, accompanied by his latest trio of girlfriends, who happen to be a 22-year-old and 19-year-old twins. Among those in attendance... Read more

Notes on Andre Smith, Preseason

Thursday, April 2, 2009, 11:12 AM
Andre Smith, the talented offensive tackle who might have severely damaged his draft stock by leaving the scouting combine early and seeming out of shape, is scheduled to visit the Eagles soon, NFL.com reports. That's as expected -- the Birds are closely scrutinizing all the first- and second-round-worthy... Read more

Thoughts on Cutler, Etc.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 12:31 PM
I thought somebody had jumped the gun on April Fool's Day, when the e-mail from the Broncos showed up around 9 p.m. Tuesday. They haven't been able to get in touch with Jay Cutler for 10 days, so he's out of there? Like that? They know they can get enough value in a trade to jump off that cliff? It's... Read more

Up next for Eagles

Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 8:19 AM
As the calendar turns to April and the Eagles continue to work out prospects for the draft, we thought we would take a look at what is ahead for the Birds this offseason ... The NFL has not set a date yet to release the regular-season schedule, but it usually comes in April. April 6: Offseason conditioning... Read more
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