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The Eagles, Bo Scaife and Wikipedia

Saturday, May 9, 2009, 9:46 AM
The Eagles explored the possibility of acquiring Tennessee Titans tight end Bo Scaife during draft weekend, a league source has told the Nashville City Paper, but eventually nothing came of the discussions. However, to quote the late great Paul Havey, here is the rest of the story ... Someone --... Read more

Betting on the Eagles' win total

Friday, May 8, 2009, 7:37 AM
The draft is over and the schedule is out, so the oddsmakers in Las Vegas are already trying to figure out how many games the Eagles will win this season, or at least come up with a win total that wil entice you to make a wager. Daily News handicapper Vegas Vic says he has not finalized his over-under... Read more

Eagles add free agent punter

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 7:15 AM
The Eagles have agreed to terms with punter Bobby Kelsey, an undrafted rookie free agent from Illinois State. Kelsey averaged 41.1 yards per punt last season and helped the Redbirds lead the Missouri Valley Conference and rank ninth nationally in net punting. He is expected to come to Philadelphia... Read more

Unretired Favre Would Be Bad Thing For Eagles

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 12:23 PM
Some Wednesday morning thoughts: * Eagles fans would be wise to keep their fingers crossed that Brett Favre stays retired and doesn’t sign with the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings are a good quarterback away from being a legitimate Super Bowl contender and possibly leapfrogging over the Eagles... Read more

Eagles hopeful living the dream

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 8:35 AM
Among the things that is fun about this time of year when nearly 90 players are on the Eagles roster is reading the unique stories from many guys who probably have little chance of making the team but are enjoying living the dream while they can. That brings us to this tale of Sam Swank, a kicker/punter... Read more

Eagles announce training camp dates

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 2:33 PM
The Eagles begin training camp Sunday, July 26, with rookies and selected veterans scheduled to report to Lehigh. The first workout will be the following morning. All remaining veterans are scheduled to report Wednesday, July 29, with camp breaking at Lehigh on Aug. 12. The first preseason game... Read more

Looking way far ahead

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 12:43 PM
We were besieged with mock drafts from all sorts of outlets in the days leading up to the NFL draft. Apparently, the philosophy of some is it's never too early. ESPN's Todd McShay has posted his 2010 first-round mock draft already. What is notable about it is that McShay has the Eagles selecting with... Read more

Ellis Hobbs gets college degree, to graduate Saturday

Monday, May 4, 2009, 6:52 PM
Life has been a whirlwind for Ellis Hobbs over the 10 days. He was traded from the New England Patriots to the Eagles. He took part in the Eagles' three-day minicamp this past weekend. And now, he is heading to Ames, Iowa, on Saturday to pick up his degree from Iowa State University to fulfill a... Read more

Eagles announce new preseason event

Monday, May 4, 2009, 7:40 AM
We rarely do promotional announcements here at Eagletarian, but this is for a good cause. The Eagles have announced details of a new preseason fundraising event that will replace the annual Eagles Carnival. Rather than an afternoon event in late August, the Eagles will hold Eagles Flight Night on... Read more

That Minicamp Is Outta Here

Sunday, May 3, 2009, 2:39 PM
The Eagles' first 2009 minicamp ended soggily Sunday at NovaCare. As such things go, it seemed to go well. The new offensive skill guys -- Jeremy Maclin, LeSean McCoy and Cornelius Ingrarm -- all impressed, to the extent that you can impress while running around in shorts in noncontact situations.... Read more
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