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Archive: May, 2008

Transcript of Roger Goodell news conference after meeting with Matt Walsh

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 2:59 PM
NFL commisioner Roger Goodell met with reporters in New York after his three-plus hour meeting with former Patriots employee Matt Walsh (pictured here walking into the meeting). "Today, we were able to confirm all of the details of his activities while he was a Patriots employee. The fundamental... Read more

Andy Explains It All

Monday, May 12, 2008, 12:57 PM
Andy Reid's in-studio appearance on the WIP Morning Show today was pretty entertaining, if you were looking for something to distract you from the dilemma of how Derian Hatcher standing up Evgeni Malkin and denying him untrammeled access to the net last night could be construed as "hooking."... Read more

Kearse 'a joke in Philadelphia'

Sunday, May 11, 2008, 6:44 PM
Jevon Kearse is back on the field with the team that originally drafted him, the Tennessee Titans, after what could be classified as one good season in the four he spent with the Eagles. On the day Kearse signed in 2004, owner Jeffrey Lurie called Kearse "truly one of the best players in the... Read more

Cole's no turkey ...

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 10:04 PM
.. but the Eagles defensive end did spend Saturday with the governor of his home state of Ohio for the Ohio Governor's Youth Celebrity Spring Turkey Hunt in Zanesville. Cole grew up in Xenia, Ohio, and went to Cincinnati before being drafted by the Birds. "It's a great accomplishment for me,... Read more

No quit in Arlen

Friday, May 9, 2008, 9:01 AM
Sen. Arlen Specter is nothing if not dogged, but you knew that already. Specter issued a statement in light of the latest developments in the Matt Walsh/Spygate case. Walsh turned over eight tapes to the NFL on Thursday that were recorded from 2000 to 2003 (Note: The Eagles lost the Super Bowl to... Read more

McNabb's Kind of Town?

Thursday, May 8, 2008, 11:35 AM
In Philadelphia, much of the recent Donovan McNabb-related discussion has involved his call for the team to add more weapons, and how that call has or has not been met. In Chicago, though, weapons of a different sort are a big concern among pro athletes. Last year, NBA players Eddy Curry and Antoine... Read more

Roy Williams thought he would be traded

Thursday, May 8, 2008, 8:10 AM
We began yesterday with a post about a certain wide receiver who is not terribly happy in Cincinnati and whose name keeps coming up with Eagles fans. Let's make it 2-for-2, at least in terms of names that interest Eagles Nation... Detroit wide receiver Roy Williams did a Q&A session with the... Read more

Around the NFC East

Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 6:49 PM
A bit of a slow day as far as Eagles news goes, but there are a few things happening around the NFC East: * Washington: The Redskins wrapped up the last of three practices that supplemented their weekend mincamp and among the spectacors were receiver Antwaan Randle El, who watched with crutches under... Read more

Garrett Reid pleads guilty

Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 3:54 PM
From the Associated Press this afternoon, regarding Garret Reid, 25-year-old son of the Eagles coach. Look for more in tomorrow's Daily News ... A son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid is heading to state prison after admitting he smuggled narcotics into his Montgomery County Jail cell. Garrett... Read more

Looking at the offense

Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 2:30 PM
With much of the attention in minicamp on the defensive backs and the return game, there was seemingly less talk than usual about the state of the offense. Here is a look at some of what offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg had to say during his session with reporters, according to the transcript... Read more
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