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Archive: September, 2010

Kevin Kolb: A Texas outdoorsman

Saturday, September 4, 2010, 10:06 AM
Reading Sports Illustrated's recent piece on Kevin Kolb and his proficiency at hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities in his native Texas, we were brought back to the first trip by a Philadelphia sports writer to Kolb's hometown of Stephenville, Texas. Les Bowen visited with Kolb, his parents... Read more

Andrews: Wouldn't have signed to be a sub

Friday, September 3, 2010, 2:50 PM
The Eagles confirmed reports that they have traded with Arizona again, this time getting 29-year-old guard-tackle Reggie Wells for an undisclosed pick, reportedly a sixth-rounder. This would seem to be bad news for at least one sub o-lineman, possibly Max Jean-Gilles or Fenuki Topou. ESPN's Adam Schefter... Read more

Jamaal Jackson: '99.9 percent' chance he plays in opener

Friday, September 3, 2010, 11:15 AM
Center Jamaal Jackson could be the opening day starter after all. During an interview on last night's broadcast of the preseason finale, Jackson said that the chances of him playing on Sept. 12 against Green Bay are "99.9 percent." Jackson said his knee "feels great" following... Read more

Is Vick the best option on short yardage?

Thursday, September 2, 2010, 11:00 PM
A little more than a week before the Eagles open the regular-season at the Linc against the Packers, head coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg still are being purposely vague about their plan for Mike Vick in the offense. We weren’t able to glean much about Reid’s... Read more

Union reportedly looking into Eagles' trade

Thursday, September 2, 2010, 8:08 AM
The NFL Players Association is looking into whether a trade between the Eagles and Cardinals this week was a means to get around paying money into the rookie salary pool, the Associated Press is reporting. The Eagles traded fullback Charles Scott to Arizona for cornerback/returner Jorrick Calvin.... Read more

How many rookies make roster?

Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 4:20 PM
The Eagles drafted 13 rookies in April, the largest draft class here in more than 20 years. Sixth-round fullback Charles Scott has been traded, fifth-round defensive end Ricky Sapp is on IR. That leaves 11 draftees, plus undrafted offensive tackle Austin Howard, who seems likely to make the team, as... Read more

Westbrook: NFL sacrifices players for wins

Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 8:07 AM
Catching up on some reading and saw the Sports Illustrated special report about running backs and how the careers of the elite players are being cut short by all the pounding they endure. Found this quote from Brian Westbrook to be interesting: "Eventually you learn the truth about the business... Read more
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