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Archive: July, 2008

Lito wants new deal before season, agent says

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 11:38 PM
Amid the conversations about Brian Westbrook's contract, Shawn Andrews' absence and the rash of injuries early in camp, there has been little discussion about Lito Sheppard's situation. In a video interview available via SprintTV and posted on YouTube, agent Drew Rosenhaus says his new client, Sheppard... Read more

Clemons returns to practice

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 12:19 PM
Eagles defensive end Chris Clemons returned to practice Thursday morning, two days after having to be hospitalized because of heat-related problems. But even with free-agent signee Clemons back, the Birds were missing six d-linemen -- Victor Abiamiri (wrist) and Bryan Smith (hamstring) are hurt, and... Read more

No sympathy for Andrews

Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 1:05 PM
Another training camp day, another two practices under the hot late-July sun without MIA right guard Shawn Andrews. Why Andrews isn't here at Lehigh remains a mystery. But at least one of his linemates has a message for him: get your butt in camp. ``It's not helping us and it's not helping him sitting... Read more

Clemons Back on Campus

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 6:50 PM
No false alarm this time. An Eagles spokesman said defensive end Chris Clemons was scheduled to attend the nightly defensive meeting on the Lehigh campus, after being released from Lehigh Valley Hospital Tuesday evening. Clemons, 26, was taken from training camp in an ambulance just before 11:30 a... Read more

Clemons Still In Hospital

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 4:41 PM
Turns out there was a good reason why the Eagles didn't confirm a Pro Football Talk Web site report that said defensive end Chris Clemons has been released from Lehigh Valley Hospital. Clemons is still in the hospital. Clemons suffered heat-related problems. Eagles athletic trainer Rick Burkholder... Read more

Clemons Out of Hospital?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 2:33 PM
The Pro Football Talk Web site says Eagles defensive end Chris Clemons is OK, after being treated and released from a Bethlehem-area hospital Tuesday. An Eagles spokesman said he did not know if that was the case, and did not know where Clemons was being treated, after leaving training camp in an... Read more

Osi comes to Justice's defense

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 1:42 PM
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora not only is one of the NFL’s best pass-rushers, he’s also one of its very best interviews. He proved that once again Monday during my visit to the Giants’ training camp at the University of Albany. I went up there to talk to Umenyiora and others... Read more

Clemons taken to hospital

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 11:32 AM
Eagles defensive end Chris Clemons scared teammates and coaches when trainers had trouble bringing down his his body temperature, after Clemons left the morning workout with dehydration symptoms. Clemons eventually left Lehigh's A. Haigh Cundey Varsity House, where the Eagles dress and train, in the... Read more

Harbaugh has his work cut out for him in Baltimore

Monday, July 28, 2008, 3:10 PM
Began my annual NFL training camp tour over the weekend with a trip down I-95 to the Baltimore Ravens, who summer at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md., about 25 minutes northwest of Baltimore. I spent about 45 minutes with the Ravens' new head coach, ex-Eagle assistant John Harbaugh, for a story... Read more

Westbrook Wants Deal Done Before Season

Monday, July 28, 2008, 12:09 PM
Brian Westbrook remains intent on getting is contract restructured sooner rather than later. Westbrook, in his first news conference of training camp, was asked if he would participate in the first preseason game, Aug. 8 at Pittsburgh, Westbrook said he would cross that bridge when he came to it. "That's... Read more
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