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Archive: August, 2009

Bradley Has Fans Atwitter

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 4:32 PM
Eagles middle linebacker Stewart Bradley is not saying he will be back from a torn ACL for the playoffs, even though his Twitter feed did say that. Eagles fans following Bradley's feed were excited today to read, in the wake of Tuesday's repair done by Dr. James Andrews in Alabama, "Dr Andrews... Read more

Herremans Out for Preseason?

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 9:36 AM
As the Eagles' time at Lehigh this year mercifully drew to a close, head coach Andy Reid announced Wednesday that starting left guard Todd Herremans could miss the entire preseason with a "stress reaction" in his left foot, above the arch. Head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder said through... Read more

Bradley surgery, Ellis Hobbs, Tom Brady playing time

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 5:05 AM
Middle linebacker Stewart Bradley underwent surgery Tuesday to repair the torn ACL in his right knee. The surgery was performed in Birmingham, Ala., by Dr. James Andrews. The Eagles have not officially commented on a recovery timetable, but Bradley's season is expected to be over. “He did have... Read more

Nagy Nixed; DiMichele Returns

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 4:18 PM
The NFL disapproved the contract of 31-year-old coaching intern and former Arena League quarterback Matt Nagy, signed after Kevin Kolb sprained an MCL on Monday. The Eagles are signing minicamp quarterback Adam DiMichele, so DiMichele can play Thursday, agent Jerome Tierney confirmed. Neither the... Read more

Baskett returns, and updating Parker, Kolb

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 10:48 AM
UPDATED Bethlehem attorney Steve Shields said Eagles defensive end Juqua Parker waived his preliminary hearing, as expected, in a "30-second" appearance in a Northampton County court, between the Eagles' two Tuesday practices. Parker, accused of possessing a small amount of marijuana, probably... Read more

Parker in court, L.J. Smith and more

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 7:07 AM
Eagles defensive end Juqua Parker is expected to appear in a Northampton County courtroom today to waive his right to a preliminary hearing on a marijuana possession charge, Parker's attorney, Steve Shields, told the Daily News. Parker probably will be in court "for a few minutes, just to sign... Read more

Rough day for offense; Eagles add QB

Monday, August 10, 2009, 7:09 PM
With the knee injury to Kevin Kolb, the Eagles were down to only Donovan McNabb and A.J. Feeley as quarterbacks on the roster so they signed Matt Nagy tonight. Nagy is no stranger to the Eagles, serving as a coaching intern both last season and this season during training camp at Lehigh. Kolb will... Read more

Kolb Update: Not Bad, Day-to-Day

Monday, August 10, 2009, 10:20 AM
Eagles backup quarterback Kevin Kolb left the field this morning with what was later diagnosed as a sprained MCL in his left knee, the team said. Defensive end Trent Cole left practice with an AC sprain in his left shoulder. The Eagles said neither Kolb nor Cole will play in Thursday's preseason opener... Read more

Westbrook continues progress

Sunday, August 9, 2009, 6:20 PM
Running back Brian Westbrook worked out on the opposite field during the latter part of the afternoon practice. He took some pitches and ran over and around obstacles, cutting well on his recovering knee and ankle. After the team finished practice, he ran a bunch of 40-yard sprints with head athletic... Read more

About that offensive line ...

Sunday, August 9, 2009, 12:26 PM
With reporting from Bob Cooney at Lehigh ... The Eagles spent $100 million on upgrades to the offensive line, but even Andy Reid conceded this morning that it is hard to know what they have until the group plays together at some point. The Birds took another small step AWAY from that likelihood... Read more
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