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Archive: February, 2010

New OT format for postseason proposed

Sunday, February 28, 2010, 12:45 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL is considering a dramatic change to its overtime format. The league’s competition committee will make a recommendation to the league’s owners at next month’s league meeting in Orlando on a proposal that would eliminate the possibility of a team winning... Read more

Chatting with the D-Backs

Sunday, February 28, 2010, 10:47 AM
This is the last day of athlete media interviews at the NFL Scouting Combine, with defensive backs on the docket -- a major point of interest for Eagles fans. Somehow, in free agency or through the draft, the Eagles need a safety who can contribute next season, and a really good young corner would... Read more

Harbaugh Interested in Westy; Heckert Demurs

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 2:47 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh knows Brian Westbrook well from Harbaugh's years with the Eagles. Harbaugh told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine Saturday that he thinks Westbrook has mileage left, and that the Ravens will be interested in signing him, when Westbrook's release becomes official on Friday... Read more

Weaver Believes Deal Near; Teams Talk QBs at Combine

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 11:06 AM
Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver told your Eagletarian Saturday, "I believe it's close," when asked about a new deal with the Eagles. Weaver could be a restricted free agent on Friday, if no new pact is signed. In any case, the Eagles are very unlikely to let him get away. St. Louis Rams coach... Read more

Westbrook: McNabb 'very underappreciated'

Friday, February 26, 2010, 3:34 PM
A few Eagles related notes from around the league and Day 2 at the Scouting Combine (and you would know much of this already if you followed Les on Twitter) ... * Brian Westbrook continued his run of interviews following the announcement of his impending release from the Eagles. Westbrook was asked... Read more

Vick Agent: 'One Day at a Time'

Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:02 AM
If Joel Segal, agent for Michael Vick, knows where his client might be playing this season, Segal wasn't saying so this morning, as he headed into the annual agents' meeting at the NFL Scouting Combine. "It's one day at a time," Segal said. "Hopefully we'll talk to the Eagles here... Read more

McNabb to Buffalo!

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 4:54 PM
Made you look. He went to Buffalo to watch his niece, Tamika Nurse, leading Bowling Green past host University of Buffalo, 81-64, at Alumni Arena. Tamika, whose aunt Roxy was quite the player at Syracuse, scored 20 points in the win. Buffalo's Channel 7 reported he politely declined an interview... Read more

Vick says he should have played 'a bit more'

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 8:07 AM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick reaffirmed his desire to start for another team but declined to speculate which team that might be, during an interview with the Daily Press in his hometown of Newport News, Va. Vick, entering the last year of his contract, is due a $1.5 million roster business on March... Read more

Who should Eagles be watching at combine?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 8:38 PM
Trying to figure out right now what the Eagles will do with their first-round pick (24th overall) in the April draft is next to impossible, since they have no idea right now what they might do. But here are eight players to keep an eye on at this week’s scouting combine who could be on their... Read more

Westbrook: I'm not retiring

Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 11:28 AM
Brian Westbrook, released yesterday by the Eagles after eight seasons, said he has no plans to retire and has already heard from three or four teams that are interested in his services. He also said he is "completely healed" from the two concussions he suffered this past season. Westbrook... Read more
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