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Archive: August, 2010

Sapp to IR; Eagles add defensive end

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 4:35 PM
Rookie defensive end Ricky Sapp has been placed on injured reserve and is out for the season. Sapp had a knee injury and "tweaked it" during special teams practice Sunday. Coach Andy Reid said earlier today that Sapp might need knee surgery, and Sapp confirmed to your Eagletarian, via Twitter... Read more

Reid: Roster Spots Are Open

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 2:43 PM
One of the byproducts of so much youth and so much change on the Eagles this year is that the bottom of the roster is less settled going into Thursday's final preseason game against the Jets than it might have been other years. Eagles coach Andy Reid emphasized that "there are some spots -- I'm... Read more

Where does Kolb rank among QBs?

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 12:28 PM
ESPN.com's John Clayton posted his quarterback rankings this morning and has Kevin Kolb at No. 24 among NFL starters in what he termed the "Hit or Miss Division," largely for unproven young players. Clayton says Kolb has a 50 percent chance of becoming an elite quarterback, his grade for... Read more

Kolb critical of his play

Monday, August 30, 2010, 7:29 PM
Kevin Kolb was scathing in his evaluation of his play Friday night. He stayed for extra work after today’s practice, sharpening his skills and his tongue before addressing his last preseason performance before he officially becomes the club’s starting quarterback. “Obviously, it... Read more

Coordinators get their say

Monday, August 30, 2010, 2:36 PM
Busy day down at the NovaCare Complex with each of the coordinators taking their turn at the podium. Here are comments from each (more in tomorrow's Daily News): OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR MARTY MORNHINWEG: On how tough it is to get in an offensive rhythm with a new starting quarterback and varying pieces... Read more

New CB/KR; Reid Says Birds Supported Don

Monday, August 30, 2010, 12:52 PM
The Eagles announced they have traded sixth-round rookie fullback Charles Scott to the Arizona Cardinals for cornerback Jorrick Calvin. Calvin was selected one pick after the Eagles chose Scott in the sixth round. Calvin (5-11, 184) transferred to Troy University in 2008 after spending two seasons... Read more

Shawn Andrews: Giants feel like 'home'

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 7:37 PM
You sorta knew this wasn't going to take long ... First, Shawn Andrews return to Twitter and then this ... Andrews made his debut with the Giants, in for about 16 plays at left guard in a preseason game against Baltimore, and has declared that the Giants feel like home. "It just felt good to... Read more

Todd Tweaks Ankle, Jamaal Edges Closer, Ingram Drained

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 1:14 PM
Eagles guard Todd Herremans played Friday night for the first time in the preseason, having been kept out for what the team said were precautionary reasons, after he experienced soreness in his repaired left foot. Herremans took the field for Sunday's first practice since the preseason game at Kansas... Read more

Reid said starters won't play in preseason finale

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 8:17 AM
Andy Reid was faced with an interesting choice as the Eagles approach the preseason finale Thursday against the New York Jets. Does he play the starters on offense, even for a quarter, in order to give the a unit a bit more work, or does he have them sit out? Traditionally, Reid does not play the... Read more

T.Cole: 'I'm good.' Birds Make 5 Cuts

Saturday, August 28, 2010, 9:52 AM
Eagles fans can breathe a sigh of relief with the latest update on defensive end Trent Cole's injured right ankle. Cole used Twitter to report his own MRI results from this morning. "Well, I'm good. Nothing serious. Now time to recover and get after Green Bay." The Eagles said the MRI... Read more
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