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Archive: February, 2012

Mayock: 'Apologies' Get Varying Grades

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 5:33 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock wrapped up the media portion of the 2012 Scouting Combine with a news conference Sunday evening. Mayock was asked about several prospects who brought off-the-field baggage to Indianapolis - most prominently, North Alabama corner Janoris Jenkins... Read more

Prospects from PSU Grapple with Legacy

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 12:42 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- There are six former Penn State Nittany Lions attending the NFL Scouting Combine. In the media interview session for each of them, sooner or later the questions turn to the amazing cascade of events of the past four months -- the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Joe Paterno's firing, the news... Read more

Penn State's Still: I'm Best DT in Draft

Saturday, February 25, 2012, 3:17 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still, who probably figures to be drafted somewhere around the Eagles' 15th overall slot in April, is not soft-peddling his skills. "I think hands-down I'm the best defensive tackle in this draft," Still said in a session with the media Saturday at... Read more

Asante's Agent Sees No Need for Trade

Friday, February 24, 2012, 3:47 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Not surprisingly, Asante Samuel's agent thinks the Eagles ought to just keep their expensive triumvirate of cornerbacks and pay his client the $9.4 million Samuel is due to receive in 2012. Alonzo Shavers, attending the NFLPA agents' meeting at the NFL Scouting Combine, said "a trade... Read more

Howie Upbeat on DeSean; Edwards Added

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 3:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Eagles general manager Howie Roseman didn't say he expects to apply the franchise tag or reach contract agreement on a long-term deal with wideout DeSean Jackson, but Roseman did indicate optimism today, when he was asked about Jackson's situation during a media session at the NFL Scouting... Read more

Today at Combine: Howie Roseman

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 10:32 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- A "combine" is a machine that both gathers and threshes grain. Seems about right to me. Not much has happened so far on a warm, gray morning in Indy. Eagles general manager Howie Roseman is scheduled to ascend the podium this afternoon at 2:30 for a media session. An hour later, Colts... Read more

Jenkins Back: Scratch DT from Draft List?

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 11:44 AM
I never thought the Eagles were going to let Cullen Jenkins go, and sure enough, the team announced today a restructuring of Jenkins' contract that will keep Jenkins here through 2012, at least. Even though Jenkins is 31 and might not be a long-term starter, his return, along with the return from... Read more

Roseman non-committal on Asante's return

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:58 PM
Eagles general manager Howie Roseman spoke today on a panel at Widener Law School in Wilmington. He addressed several issues, including: ** Similar to coach Andy Reid and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, Roseman’s job security came under scrutiny during the Eagles’ 8-8 season. Roseman... Read more

Mayock on Eagles' First-Round Options

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 5:12 PM
If Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly is there when the Eagles make the 15th overall selection in the 2012 entry draft, “that might be a slam-dunk for me” NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said on a conference call with reporters today. If Kuechly, Mayock’s top-ranked linebacker... Read more

Jaworski off Monday Night Football in new ESPN role

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 12:42 PM
Former Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski has signed a five-year extension with ESPN for an expanded multiplatform NFL analyst role, but will no longer be a part of the broadcast booth for "Monday Night Football," ESPN announced. His new role will include appearances on Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night... Read more
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