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Archive: June, 2009

Eagles' Hobbs: 'We're loaded'

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 1:29 PM
New Eagles cornerback Ellis Hobbs did a chat over at today, talking about the Eagles' chances and his departure from New England. Asked about the Birds' chances of winning it all, Hobbs said, "We're loaded with talent and all we have to do is put it together." Hobbs said he would... Read more

Jaworski on McNabb's contract, Eagles' chances

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 8:05 AM
Unlike the big to-do made of Donovan McNabb’s contract restructuring last week, Monday Night Football analyst Ron Jaworski doesn’t think it’s such a big deal. “I think it’s irrelevant, to tell you the truth,” Jaworski said while sitting in his office at NFL Films... Read more

McCoy agrees to 4-year deal

Monday, June 29, 2009, 8:03 PM
UPDATED: The Eagles have issued a press release, confirming the deal. Eagles second-round pick LeSean McCoy has agreed to a 4-year contract, according to the Twitter feed of his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Rosenhaus says McCoy becomes the first second-round pick to agree to a deal. An Eagles source has... Read more

Eagles and actual salary dollars

Sunday, June 28, 2009, 11:47 AM
The Eagles ranked 20th in the NFL in actual dollars spent on salaries from 2004 to '08, according to numbers obtained by Jason La Canfora, the former Washington Post Redskins writer who recently joined the NFL Network. The numbers are gross totals spent on player salaries and bonuses. The Eagles spent... Read more

Eagles' Tank says thanks

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 2:12 PM
Eagles special teams ace Tank Daniels is using part of his time off until training camp to hld a football camp in the tiny town of Holland, Texas. This is the second year of the camp and it was moved to Holland this year at the urging of his Harding College (Ark.) teammate and current Holland assistant... Read more

"Juan Castillo Day" controversy

Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 11:46 PM
Offensive line coaches rarely get much attention or accolades. Without question, the Eagles' Juan Castillo is among the best in the NFL. Now, the chance for Castillo to get recognized for his success and his work is mired in controversy in his hometown of Port Isabel, Texas. The city is scheduled... Read more

Eagles win the Super Bowl ...

Saturday, June 20, 2009, 6:39 PM
No, this is not news, but you don't have to wait for the season to even start to know how it ends. That is the fun of computer simulations, if you find those sorts of things entertaining. Paul Bessire, a friend of the Daily News, at, has run the NFL season for and has... Read more

Donovan McNabb on Gary Papa

Saturday, June 20, 2009, 7:17 AM
In a classy move, Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb took to his Yardbarker blog to reflect on the loss of Action News sportscater Gary Papa. I am so saddened by the loss of Gary Papa who succumbed to prostate cancer this morning. My deepest sympathy goes out to his wife and children, his family at... Read more

Reid, McNabb Destinies Linked?

Thursday, June 18, 2009, 1:25 PM
I've had a week or so now to talk to people and filter through the particulars of Donovan McNabb's contract revision. Here are a few things I've heard from various people involved in the process, and some things I've deduced: 1. We all remarked on how often McNabb referenced the next two years in... Read more

Curtis says he's 100 percent

Thursday, June 18, 2009, 8:07 AM
Eagles wide receiver Kevin Curtis returned to his home state of Utah for a charity golf tournament and proclaimed himself fully healthy to play this season. Curtis missed the beginning of last season following sports hernia surgery and then missed the post-draft minicamp because of a followup surgery... Read more
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