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Archive: July, 2011

'Favre' Is the Magic Word -- But He Isn't Coming

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 1:32 PM
An Eagles spokesman reported he was under siege today, following last night's Howard Eskin report that the Eagles might consider Brett Favre as a backup to Michael Vick, once they trade Kevin Kolb, the guy currently wearing jersey No. 4. In the NFL media world these day, "Favre" is the magic word... Read more

NFLPA says no statements today

Friday, July 22, 2011, 11:15 AM
As we wait to see whether the players will ratify the agreement that the owners ratified yesterday, players association president Kevin Mawae issued a statement this morning: "Player leadership is discussing the most recent written proposal with the NFL, which includes a settlement agreement, deal... Read more

Lurie: 'We're ready to roll'

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 8:34 PM
Here are comments from Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie in Atlanta after the owners voted for a new collective bargaining agreement. We are still waiting for the players to vote, at this hour. "Let’s play some football. I can’t wait. We went through months and months of trying to work something... Read more

Upcoming key dates for NFL

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 7:54 PM
Well, as we wait for the players to ratify the proposed CBA and at least tentatively look at the lockout being lifted, the NFL released the dates of a proposed calendar. Players will be allowed to go to team facilities beginning Saturday. The league year could begin Wednesday, with free agency. However... Read more

NFL owners agree to new CBA

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 7:37 PM
Here are some highlights of the NFL’s proposed collective bargaining agreement, which was agreed upon by the owners on Thursday. The players are scheduled to vote later Thursday night. Length of CBA: 10 years Owners’ vote: 31-0 in favor of the agreement. The Raiders abstained Training... Read more

Dawkins expecting pay cut with Broncos

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 3:36 PM
Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins is expecting to take a pay cut to play this season with the Denver Broncos. When Dawkins left the Eagles before the 2009 season, his contract was reported to be for 5 years and $17 million, with the possibility of it escalating to $27 million if he reached certain... Read more

Arizona coach on Kolb; Eagles call coaches meeting

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 8:30 PM
Kevin Kolb referenced "connecting the dots" in an interview on the Dan Patrick Show yesterday. With all the rampant trade speculation, those dots seemingly will lead him to Arizona, and potentially a trade that involves cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a draft pick. My understanding is... Read more

Vick gets another endorsement deal

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 1:48 PM
Michael Vick has added another endorsement deal to his portfolio. He has become an equity partner in Double Eagle Holdings, the parent company of Fuse Science. According to a press release, the company "is the developer of new, patent-pending technologies poised to redefine how consumers receive energy... Read more

NFLPA Reps Meeting, Mawae Urges Patience

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 10:43 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The stakeout scene outside NFLPA headquarters this morning on 20th Street is much less chilly than those lovely March days spent outside the Federal Mediation Center a few blocks away, we are happy to report. Also, there is a much better chance of something productive happening... Read more

Kolb to Cards: Ever More Likely

Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 3:19 PM
The Kevin Kolb-to-the-Cardinals deal is looking pretty likely. After making some calls today, I'm thinking that if the Eagles can get corner Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a draft pick (which almost certainly wouldn't be a first-rounder) for their former quarterback of the future, they'll gladly do... Read more
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