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Archive: January, 2009

McNabb: 'I Want to Retire an Eagle'

Friday, January 30, 2009, 11:25 AM
Donovan McNabb made it clear Friday, in a session with Philadelphia-area reporters, that he does want to discuss his contract when he sits down with management in the offseason, and he suggested this would not be news to the team, contrary to recent statements by team president Joe Banner stating that... Read more

Eagles raise ticket prices, announce staff changes

Friday, January 30, 2009, 11:12 AM
As was alluded to in the Daily News earlier this week, the Eagles have made some changes on their coaching staff, the team announced today. James Urban, the offensive assistant/quality control, is taking over Pat Shurmur's role as the quarterbacks coach. Shurmur is now the offensive coordinator for... Read more

Linc's playing surface gets low rating

Thursday, January 29, 2009, 11:11 PM
Lincoln Financial Field is a great place to watch a game, but it is not the best place to play one, at least according to NFL players. The Linc's DD Grassmaster surface was ranked 26th among the 31 stadiums, according to a survey of 1,565 active NFL players conducted by the players union and released... Read more

Darren Howard has surgery

Thursday, January 29, 2009, 2:50 PM
Eagles defensive end Darren Howard underwent successful abdominal surgery Wednesday, the Eagles announced. The specific nature of the injury was not released. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers at Hahnemann University Hospital. Meyers also recently handled the abdominal/groin surgery... Read more

Eagles sign two from CFL

Thursday, January 29, 2009, 7:53 AM
The Eagles have begun the process of bulking up their roster for minicamps and training camp by signing two defensive stalwarts from the Canandian Football League to 3-year contracts. Toronto Argonauts cornerback Byron Parker and Calgary Stampeders defenisve end Charleston Hughes are both expected... Read more

McNabb looking ahead at Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 7:38 PM
The first of Donovan McNabb's "SportsCenter" analyst appearances went off without a hitch -- a little Eagles talk, a little Super Bowl analysis, taking off his suit jacket on the mock field to do a little demonstration. McNabb is also scheduled to appear on the 6 p.m. shows Thursday and... Read more

Dawkins confident in new deal

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 1:58 PM
Eagles safety Brian Dawkins drove down from his home near Orlando for the Home Depot Neighborhood MVP All-Star playground build and press conference today in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Tampa. The Cowboys' Jason Witten was the winner; Dawkins was one of seven finalists. He also will be in... Read more

Pederson confirms he's joining Eagles

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 1:41 PM
Former Eagles quarterback Doug Pederson confirmed at a morning news conference in Louisiana that he is joining the Eagles as an offensive assistant. He replaces Mark Whipple, hired yesterday as the offensive coordinator at Miami. Pederson was the head coach at Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport... Read more

Banner: 'Batting average pretty good' on personnel

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 8:53 AM
Eagles president Joe Banner did an interview on WIP this morning in which he hit on many of the topics that he addressed earlier this week on Comcast SportsNet. Sam Donnellon writes today about how Banner continues to express that he feels the fans' pain, although staunchly supports the people who... Read more

Hood: Curtis Pushed Off

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 3:16 PM
Confident that the NFC Championship Game horse hadn't quite been beaten to death yet, your Eagletarian strode through the throng into Super Bowl media day on a mission. The Arizona Cardinals were up first. Kurt Warner? Who needs him -- bagged groceries, played in Europe, won the Super Bowl, took some... Read more
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