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Archive: August, 2009

Sorry, Victor, My Bad

Thursday, August 27, 2009, 10:35 AM
Nothing gets the old e-mail flowing like a patently obvious screwup. Thanks to everyone who took time to note that today's projected 53-man Eagles roster did not include defensive end Victor Abiamiri, who absolutely will make the team. After further review, let's give Victor the roster spot I conceded... Read more

What to watch vs. Jaguars

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 6:29 PM
Three things to watch in the Eagles' preseason game against Jacksonville at the Linc: 1. It’s Circus Time: The Eagles are expecting a packed press box, and you can probably expect signs, protests, introductory cheers mixed with boos as Michael Vick makes his Eagles debut. Good chance we’re... Read more

Teams watching Eagles' wide receivers

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 2:19 PM
At least two teams – the Ravens and the Jets – are keeping a close eye on the Eagles’ wide receiver situation. The Eagles have an excess of wealth there right now. There’s a good chance they’ll deal one of their wide receivers – perhaps Reggie Brown – before... Read more

11 a.m. Thursday: Live fantasy football chat

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 11:47 AM
Join Ed Barkowitz for a live fantasy football chat Thursday at 11 a.m. He'll take your questions on who to draft, sleepers, busts and more. Plus check out the Daily News' special fantasy football section in Thursday's paper. Read more

Thoughts on reaction for Vick

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 8:17 AM
Here on Eagletarian, the question was asked should Michael Vick be cheered or booed when he makes his debut with the Eagles on Thursday night against Jacksonville. Of the nearly 1,700 votes at this hour, 60.5 percent said cheered and 39.5 said booed. Two former Eagles now with the Jaguars weighed... Read more

Runyan cleared to play, but where?

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 4:08 PM
Almost seven months after having microfracture surgery on his right knee, Jon Runyan got the green light to play football again Monday. ``Now I just need to find a job,’’ the 35-year-old offensive tackle said. Any chance he could end up re-signing with the Eagles? ``There’s a chance... Read more

Vick, Westy Good to Go

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 1:16 PM
Michael Vick will play in the Eagles' preseason game on Thursday night against Jacksonville, head coach Andy Reid announced today. It will be the first time Vick has been eligible to play after being suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for dogfighting. Goodell ruled that Vick could play in... Read more

Eagles add tight end, linebacker

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 11:36 AM
The Eagles signed tight end Tony Curtis and linebacker Curtis Gatewood and released former Temple quarterback Adam DiMichele and wide receiver Shaheer McBride, from Chester. Curtis worked out for the team Friday and it seemed unlikely he would be offered a contract. He was released Aug. 4 by the Kansas... Read more

Expect Vick in 4th quarter vs. Jacksonville

Monday, August 24, 2009, 11:05 PM
At his news conference Tuesday, Andy Reid is expected to officially announce that quarterback Michael Vick will make his Eagles debut Thursday night against Jacksonville. That was the gist of what Reid said on his WIP Radio show Monday evening, or what hosts Howard Eskin and Merrill Reese inferred... Read more

Shawn Andrews Expects to Start Opener

Monday, August 24, 2009, 1:35 PM
Eagles right tackle Shawn Andrews appeared in the locker room before practice Monday, beaming and optimistic. "If I had to guess, I would say, 'hell, yeah,' " Andrews said, when asked if he expects to be in the lineup for the Sept. 13 season opener at Carolina. Andrews hasn't practiced with... Read more
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