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Archive: August, 2009

Maclin: 'I wanted to be out here'

Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 3:26 PM
Eagles first-round pick Jeremy Maclin arrived at Philadelphia airport this morning and was at Lehigh by midday to sign his contract, ending a holdout that had gone on for nine days. “It’s been a little hard," Maclin said when asked about missing the start of training camp. "Obviously... Read more

Maclin Arrives

Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 1:58 PM
Jeremy Maclin arrived at Lehigh after the morning practice, signed his contract and was expected to speak to the media following special teams practice, around 2:45. Maclin is scheduled to take the field for the first time Wednesday morning. Maclin, the Eagles' first-round pick, agreed to terms Monday... Read more

Andy Reid, his media rules and the NFL's

Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 1:15 PM
If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? If a middle linebacker shreds his anterior cruciate ligament in a scrimmage and the head coach refuses to confirm reports that it’s torn, did he really tear it? The first question always has been too deep for... Read more

No Maclin This AM; Maybe Later

Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 6:38 AM
UPDATED: Maclin arrived at the airport this morning and is on his way to Lehigh. If you're heading up to Lehigh this morning, pumped to see just-signed first-round pick Jeremy Maclin, alas, the Eagles say Maclin is still en route from St. Louis. A team spokesman said Maclin might be a possibility... Read more

Eagles, Maclin reach deal

Monday, August 3, 2009, 11:08 PM
First-round pick Jeremy Maclin has agreed to terms on a 5-year deal with the Eagles, a source close to the situation said late tonight. The deal calls for a total of $15.5 million with $9.5 million guaranteed, the source said. The Eagles confirmed the signing with a press release shortly after 11:30... Read more

Mays: 'I think I'm ready'

Monday, August 3, 2009, 8:19 PM
If anything is to be read into the first practice without middle linebacker Stewart Bradley, Joe Mays has the upper hand over Omar Gaither as the starter. However, a likely scenario for new coordinator Sean McDermott might be what the Eagles showed in practice -- Mays playing in the base defense on... Read more

Bradley's season over with ACL tear

Monday, August 3, 2009, 12:16 PM
Eagles middle linebacker Stewart Bradley's injury suffered at Flight Night is more serious than anticipated. Bradley has a torn anterior cruciate ligament that will end his season, his agent, Eric Metz, confirmed to the Daily News' Les Bowen. Metz said the injury is a "complete tear." Metz... Read more

Maclin: This Time For Real?

Monday, August 3, 2009, 10:24 AM
This evening, the Denver Broncos announced they have reached agreement on a five-year contract with first-round pick Robert Ayers, a defensive end drafted 18th overall, one slot before the Eagles took wideout Jeremy Maclin. Earlier, a source close to the situation indicated Ayers' signing would be... Read more

Two Eagles injured at Flight Night

Sunday, August 2, 2009, 10:25 PM
The Eagles put on quite a show tonight with their first Flight Night fundraiser at the Linc. A crowd of 31, 786 enjoyed the festivities that surrounded a practice that went more than an hour, and was surrounded by a parachute landing and capped by fireworks. The only blemish were what seem to be minor... Read more

Harvin Sets Table For Maclin Deal?

Sunday, August 2, 2009, 11:36 AM
Back when everybody on both sides was saying Jeremy Maclin ought to be signed before the start of training camp, agent Jim Steiner denied that he would need to see what other first-rounders were getting before he could reach an agreement. However, as the impasse has dragged on through a solid week... Read more
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