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Archive: May, 2011

Is Trent Cole underrated?

Monday, May 16, 2011, 12:10 PM
Defensive end Trent Cole became the first Eagles player to rank in the NFL Network's countdown of the Top 100 players of 2010, as voted by the players. The two-time Pro Bowler came in at No. 73, and was not terribly happy about it. "That's a low number being rated at but I at least made the top 100... Read more

McCoy Reps His Hometown

Saturday, May 14, 2011, 3:51 PM
HARRISBURG -- LeSean McCoy welcomed several hundred people from his hometown to his community day at Reservoir Park Saturday. "Harrisburg, it's small, man, but it's like a big family," the Eagles' star running back said after presiding over a spirited outdoor basketball game. "Everybody knows each... Read more

DeSean: On Same Page with Vick, Even Apart

Friday, May 13, 2011, 5:11 PM
DeSean Jackson, preparing for his charity gala tonight at the Fairmount Park Water Works, said today that he spoke with quarterback Michael Vick last night, and that Jackson doesn't feel not getting together yet to throw with Vick is a big deal. "We're on the same page," Jackson said. "He's busy doing... Read more

Goodell Reiterates Talking Points

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 5:18 PM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Eagles president Joe Banner participated in a conference call today, in which screened Eagles season ticketholders asked questions, mostly about the lockout, as one would expect. (Although the first guy who got through asked how come he hadn't gotten any special recognition... Read more

Lockout Lingers: Slow, Deadly Torture

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 1:42 PM
A week ago, we were getting almost minute-by-minute updates on the federal appeals court in St. Louis, which was expected to rule on whether to extend the temporary stay it granted to the injunction that briefly (and blessedly) lifted the NFL lockout during the draft. No such ruling has been issued... Read more

DeSean Jackson talks lockout, offseason and contract

Sunday, May 8, 2011, 5:05 PM
Like most NFL players in this strange offseason, DeSean Jackson is trying to stay in shape and keeping himself busy. “I’m just trying to keep myself in great shape,” Jackson said Sunday during an interview on 97.5 The Phanatic. “I’m working out with my coaches, the coaches... Read more

More scuttlebutt on Kevin Kolb's future

Friday, May 6, 2011, 2:13 PM
The Kevin Kolb rumor mill continues ... ESPN's Adam Schefter said earlier this week on a Seattle radio station that Kevin Kolb could be heading to the NFC West, and that "all signs point" to the Arizona Cardinals. During a mailbag posted today, Schefter expanded on that notion and reported that the... Read more

NFL Scout Breaks Down Eagles Draft

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 1:29 PM
I talked to an NFL personnel man this week and asked him to break down the Eagles’ draft. Here are his thoughts on their 11 draft picks; 1 – Danny Watkins, G, Baylor -- ``I really like Watkins. He was our top-rated guard. I didn’t know a lot about him before the Senior Bowl. Went... Read more

An Uphill Climb for Chad Lewis

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 1:26 PM
Former Eagles tight end Chad Lewis, fondly recalled for catching a clinching touchdown pass in the NFC title game that sent the Birds to Supoer Bowl XXXIX despite suffering a career-ending foot injury on the play, is embarking on a new challenge. Lewis is getting together with former Patriots star... Read more

Gene Gossage, member of 1960 Eagles, dies

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 12:52 PM
Lineman Gene Gossage, a member of the Eagles’ 1960 NFL championship team, died Sunday in Old Saybrook, Conn., the team said. He was 76. Gossage played guard, defensive end and defensive tackle during a 40-game career, all with the Eagles. He was selected in the 28th round of the 1958 draft out... Read more
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