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Archive: March, 2011

Bednarik released from hospital

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 3:30 PM
Eagles great Chuck Bednarik was released last night from St. Luke’s-Fountain Hill hospital in Bethlehem, where the 85-year-old has been since early last week. “There’s no reason why he shouldn’t be back on his feet in a couple of days,” his son-in-law, Ken Safarowic said... Read more

Abiamiri and the Eagles

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 2:44 PM
A story in today's Charlotte Observer references a contract loophole in the CBA that would impact injured linebacker Thomas Davis. The story cites Article XXXII, Section 2 of the previous CBA that said "any player who was not activated from PUP while in the last year of his contract would have that... Read more

Bednarik still hospitalized but improving

Monday, March 28, 2011, 7:42 PM
Eagles great Chuck Bednarik still shows signs of the resilience that made him a beast in the National Football League for 13 seasons. According to his son-in-law Ken Safarowic, a nurse walked in on Bednarik this morning as he tried to get out of his hospital bed at St. Luke’s-Fountain Hill in... Read more

Where's Michael Vick?

Monday, March 28, 2011, 1:18 PM
Where Michael Vick is or isn’t has become something of a sport this offseason. The latest incident involved the Southeastern Virginia Arts Association Black Tie gala on Saturday night in Norfolk, Va. Vick was to be honored as a “hero” by the group and the invitation seems to indicate... Read more

DeSean Jackson "working" for Jimmy Kimmel

Saturday, March 26, 2011, 10:14 AM
DeSean Jackson has gotten a lot of air time for a variety of reasons this offseason, but we thought this one was amusing. Jimmy Kimmel, trying to help an out of work NFL player during the lockout, "hires" Jackson to work as a production assistant on his show. Jackson, as some have noted, is wearing... Read more

Eagles get two extra seventh-round picks

Friday, March 25, 2011, 7:07 PM
The Eagles were awarded two seventh round compensatory draft picks for the 2011 draft. They now have 10 overall selections. Here is a breakdown: 1st round – 23rd overall 2nd round – 54th overall 3rd round – 85th overall 4th round – 104th overall (from Washington) 4th... Read more

McCoy's Brother Responds To Column and No-Show Charges

Friday, March 25, 2011, 10:09 AM
UPDATE: In a subsequent email to the Daily News, LeSean McCoy's brother, LeRon, says the advance is ``ready to be returned.'' He said the reason they were slow to return it was because they sensed Bentley's was going to sue them for punitive damages and ``get more money than they sent. . . we also... Read more

Courting Catastrophe: No Good News on NFL Lockout

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 2:54 PM
Your Eagletarian got back from New Orleans yesterday, feeling a chill from having boarded the plane dressed for a very different climate than March in Philadelphia, and also from what the NFL meetings revealed about the collective bargaining situation. In media sessions with various league lawyers... Read more

Vick's goal: 'Super Bowl. That's it'

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 2:21 PM
Michael Vick’s goals for the 2011 season sounds pretty straightforward: “Super Bowl. That’s it. That’s it.” Vick made the rounds at ESPN this week in promoting the bracket-style contest to select the player on the cover of the Madden 12 video game. Each team has a player... Read more

Apologetic Weaver: 'That was a bad choice of words'

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 8:19 PM
Leonard Weaver realized pretty quickly after his Comcast SportsNet interview aired Tuesday that fans weren’t getting the message he had intended to send. In referencing and agreeing with the statement of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that owners looked at the locked-out players as “slaves... Read more
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