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Archive: April, 2012

NFC South draft needs; another Eagles name

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 12:10 PM
As the NFL draft continues to get closer, here is the second look at our series of team-by-team draft needs, focusing on the NFC South. The key is below, with a 1 meaning the position is a low priority and a 5 meaning the position is a high priority. Key 1 - Count your blessings 2 - Estate planning 3... Read more

Word on the Birds: Eagles' offensive draft targets

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 4:10 AM
In the latest episode of Word on the Birds, Sheil Kapadia of Philly.com sits down with Les Bowen and Paul Domowitch of the Daily News to discuss prospects for the Eagles in the upcoming NFL Draft. Read more

Mayock's take: Defensive ends

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 7:34 PM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part<TH>7 with his take on the defensive ends: BEST Quinton Coples, North Carolina 6-5, ¾, 284 Arm: 33 ¼ 40-yard dash: 4.78 225-bench:... Read more

DRC talks adjustment to new position, Philly

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 3:28 PM
The makeup of the Eagles' secondary will be a hot topic over the next few weeks, with the possibility of an Asante Samuel trade and the seemingly clear need for a safety in the draft. A Samuel trade could mean that Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie could shift back to the outside in his second year with... Read more

Eagles, NFC East draft needs

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 12:05 PM
As the NFL draft continues to get closer, here is the first look at our series of team-by-team draft needs, beginning with the Eagles and the rest of the NFC East. The key is below, with a 1 meaning the position is a low priority and a 5 meaning the position is a high priority. For the Eagles, outside... Read more

Mayock's take on guards and centers

Monday, April 16, 2012, 5:39 PM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 6 with his take on the interior offensive linemen: BEST David DeCastro, Stanford 6-4 7/8, 316 Arm: 32 ¾ 40-yard dash: 5.43 225-bench: 34 Projected... Read more

Birds' Chaney Finds Flyers-Pens Riveting

Monday, April 16, 2012, 3:19 PM
Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney grew up in Florida and went to school at Mississippi State, never feeling the need to seek out a hockey game. But with everybody talking about the Flyers-Penguins playoff series, Chaney asked an Eagles official if he could get a couple tickets to Game 3 Sunday. The Flyers'... Read more

Asante Watches and Waits, Hopes to Stay

Monday, April 16, 2012, 11:12 AM
Cornerback Asante Samuel was among the players on hand for the first day of the Eagles' offseason conditioning program Monday. He said pretty much what you would expect him to say about the idea of being traded, something that is widely anticipated, probably around the time of the April 26-28 draft... Read more

Mayock's take: Offensive tackles

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 5:37 PM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 5 with his take on the offensive tackles: BEST Matt Kalil, USC 6-6 5/8, 306 Arm: 34 ½ 40-yard dash: 4.99 225-bench: 30 Projected Round:... Read more

Eagles' Anderson Bonds with Kids as He Heals

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 2:14 PM
When Colt Anderson lines up for an Eagles punt or kickoff, he's often the smallest guy on the field, at a generously listed 5-10, 194. But Anderson was huge Sunday in comparison to the 180 or so youngsters ages 6-14 clustered around him in the Birds' indoor practice facility for the team's sixth annual... Read more
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