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Archive: March, 2012

Eagles LT Dilemma: Think Short-Term Or Long-Term?

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 10:27 AM
The very first question the Eagles have to ask themselves as they consider what they’re going to do about replacing injured All Pro left tackle Jason Peters is this: Do they need a short-term solution or a long-term one? Before he ruptured his Achilles tendon earlier this week, Jason Peters... Read more

Jason Peters injured; what's next for Eagles

Friday, March 30, 2012, 4:14 PM
Video: After Jason Peters' Achilles rupture, how will the Eagles fill his spot on the offensive line? The Daily News' Les Bowen discusses. Read more

Kelce on Peters Injury: So Much for Cohesion

Friday, March 30, 2012, 1:05 PM
The Eagles announced Friday that Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters ruptured his right Achilles' tendon Tuesday while working out in Texas. The team said Peters will undergo surgery this coming Tuesday, quite possibly ending his 2012 season before it began, though no one with the Eagles is about to... Read more

Vick Talks Peyton, TOs, Dogfighting

Friday, March 30, 2012, 12:54 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick traveled to Simon Gratz High Friday to unveil a new Humane Society Public Service Announcement, along with Humane Society President Wayne Pacelle. Of course, when Vick met with reporters after his speech and question-and-answer session with students, the questions eventually... Read more

Mike Patterson says he will be ready following surgery

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:25 PM
During his session with reporters Wednesday at the owners' meetings, Eagles coach Andy Reid said defensive tackle Mike Patterson was "doing well" and had not had any setbacks following surgery. Today, Patterson himself said the same thing during an interview with the team's website. Patterson was... Read more

Eagles to host private workout for QB Ryan Tannehill

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 2:33 PM
The Eagles were not among the 22 teams represented -- or at least who signed in -- at the Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s Pro Day today, but Tannehill said that he has a private workout scheduled with the Birds. Tannehill, expected to be the third quarterback taken behind Andrew Luck... Read more

Asante Trade to Titans? Doesn't Seem Close

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 12:18 PM
The Eagles' next order of business would seem to be trading corner Asante Samuel. Earlier this week, the Inquirer's Jeff McLane reported Asante would be willing to rework his contract if it would help get a deal done. He has cap numbers of $10.5 million this season and $12.5 million next season, according... Read more

Reid: Eagles ready to compete for championship

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 10:42 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- As is the custom, Andy Reid was asked the annual question as to whether the Eagles are ready to compete for a Super Bowl championship this season. His answer: "Yes. That’s what makes it exciting. I think we have a good group coming back. As long as we build on what we... Read more

Would Reid bring back McNabb?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 9:58 AM
Would Andy Reid consider bringing Donovan McNabb back to Philadelphia? McNabb, who led the Eagles to five NFC title games, is currently examining his options, agent Fletch Smith recently told the Chicago Tribune. Three teams were said to have interest in McNabb. Smith would not say whether McNabb... Read more

Looking For Eagles Draft Slot Precedents

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 9:14 AM
Tuesday, the NFL sent out the exact draft order for next month’s selectathon. The Eagles draft 15th, 46th, 51st, 88th, 114th, 153rd, 172nd, 194th and 200th overall. Your Eagletarian thought it might be fun to look at each of those spots over the last, say, 50 drafts, and see what the Birds did... Read more
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