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Archive: August, 2009

Vick's schedule, tight ends, Jason Babin

Monday, August 24, 2009, 8:24 AM
As we told you in last Wednesday's Daily News and here on Eagletarian, Michael Vick will spend Thursday morning in Newport News in a bankruptcy court proceeding where he will testify. Vick appeared last month at a hearing in Virginia, and his Chapter 11 reorganization plan is still awaiting approval... Read more

Eagles Look to Sharpen Focus

Sunday, August 23, 2009, 1:19 PM
The film from what Andy Reid called that "ridiculous" performance in Indianapolis has been analyzed and digested. The Eagles are practicing for Thursday's preseason game against Jacksonville knowing they need to solve breakdowns "across the board, virtually every group, virtually ever... Read more

Eagles send letter to donors about Vick

Sunday, August 23, 2009, 9:04 AM
The head of the Eagles Youth Partnership has written a letter to donors in an effort to address concerns about the Eagles’ signing of Michael Vick. The letter is dated last Wednesday and was sent with a transcript of the comments Jeffrey Lurie made at Vick’s introductory news conference... Read more

Reid: No Idea on Shawn Andrews

Saturday, August 22, 2009, 2:09 PM
When Shawn Andrews returned midweek from his visit to Los Angeles and back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, the upshot seemed to be that nothing was structurally wrong with Andrews' back and that he might practice soon. Eagles coach Andy Reid didn't seem to think that last part was very likely, when... Read more

Eagles looking to add tight end; ASPCA on Vick

Saturday, August 22, 2009, 7:30 AM
The Eagles' search for another tight end is contiuning in the wake of Cornelius Ingram's season-ending knee injury. The team evaluated Tony Curtis on Friday and could sign him pending a physical, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network. The Eagles have made no official announcement. Curtis... Read more

Bar won't show games with Vick

Friday, August 21, 2009, 11:24 AM
The Michael Vick backlash has stretched all the way to a sports bar in Northern Idaho. Steve Coffman, who owns Slates Prime Time Grill and Sports Bar in Sandpoint, said he is boycotting the Eagles and its corporate sponsors — including the makers of both Coors and Miller beer — until the... Read more

About the offense

Friday, August 21, 2009, 7:43 AM
Andy Reid was not at all happy after last night's preseason loss to the Colts, calling the performance "embarassing." Defensive back Quintin Mikell said "that wasn't Eagles defense." Things were not much better on the offensive side. Donovan McNabb's numbers were pretty good at... Read more

Wake Me When The Season Starts

Thursday, August 20, 2009, 8:21 PM
Update: Well, it's 23-7 Colts and Lucas Oil Stadium is emptying, midway through the fourth quarter. The Leonard Weaver knee injury, severity unknown, is the worst development of the night. Not a lot of great developments. Jason Babin certainly played his way into the defensive end picture. Rob Myers... Read more

Opportunity for defensive ends

Thursday, August 20, 2009, 1:50 PM
Tonight could be a big night for some of the players looking to make an impact at defensive end. The Eagles are still looking for defensive ends who can contribute to the rotation and possibly start opposite Trent Cole, who remains sidelined with a shoulder injury. Darren Howard also will be out tonight... Read more

What to watch in Eagles-Colts game

Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 1:52 PM
What to watch in Thursday night's Eagles-Colts game in Indianapolis: 1. Riding with the King: Somehow, the Eagles’ convoluted offensive line injury picture has left King Dunlap as the starting left tackle against the Colts. You might remember the King as last year’s interesting seventh-round... Read more
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