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Archive: May, 2010

Birds Bring Hamilton Home

Thursday, May 27, 2010, 12:19 PM
Safety Ryan Hamilton, a former Council Rock North star, was on the field at NovaCare today wearing jersey No. 48, just a few days after being released by the Saints. Hamilton said the Birds, his favorite team growing up, inquired about signing him in the hours after last month's NFL draft, but he... Read more

Rooting for 'Hawks? That's Kafkaesque

Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 1:45 PM
Eagles fourth-round rookie quarterback Mike Kafka is an engaging, obliging fellow, but he has a dark side. Kafka, a Chicago native, will not be rooting for the Flyers in the Stanley Cup finals, scheduled to start Saturday. "I'm rooting for the 'Hawks this time," said Kafka, who was born... Read more

Why New York Super Bowl is bad idea

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 9:26 PM
So, the NFL is going to play the 2014 Super Bowl in the Giants and Jets’ new $1.6 billion palace in the Meadowlands. Maybe it’ll snow, maybe it’ll sleet, maybe the wind-chill factor will dip into the single digits. Or maybe it’ll be sunny and unseasonably warm. Regardless,... Read more

Kicker-Punter Combo? Parrish the Thought

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 2:16 PM
The Eagles released punter Durant Brooks today. Brooks was signed early in the offseason and was touted as viable competition to OK-but-not-overwhelming Sav Rocca. His demise leaves Ken Parrish as Rocca's only competition, which is interesting, because Parrish, signed and cut a year ago, spent his... Read more

Hobbs Back on His Feet

Monday, May 24, 2010, 1:49 PM
After Ellis Hobbs took a hit to the head returning a kickoff against the Cowboys last Nov. 8, it was hard to see him ending up where he is today, the starting right corner for the Eagles heading into training camp. One problem was, after arriving in a trade last year from New England,* Hobbs had been... Read more

Hall's Day Job Pretty Demanding

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 1:31 PM
Soon, Chad Hall gets to quit his day job and concentrate his full energies on making the Eagles. Hall, the former Air Force Academy star signed as a free agent this offseason, officially goes from active to reserve duty May 27. Since Eagles offseason workouts began, he has been commuting between Philadelphia... Read more

Chat Eagles with Les Bowen

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 10:45 AM
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Demps Attempts Do-Over

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 2:18 PM
When the Eagles included safety Quintin Demps among the handful of veterans asked to show for the rookie camp that started today at NovaCare, it wasn't because they liked his play last season so much that they just had to see more of him. Demps began the 2009 offseason as the presumed heir to Brian... Read more

Source denies Eagles have interest in Springs

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 7:23 AM
UPDATED: 11:25 a.m. A source close to the situation denied the report and said the Eagles are not interested in Shawn Springs. From earlier Could a third former member of the New England Patriots' secondary end up with the Eagles? The starting corners at the moment - Asante Samuel and Ellis Hobbs... Read more

Obsessive Fandom

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 12:47 PM
Thinking a lot about obsessive fandom today, for a couple reasons. One is this report from High&Inside about Montreal Gazette writer Pat Hickey's car being vandalized during or after Game 1 of the Canadiens-Flyers series. Really not cool. Though Pat -- a very decent guy I knew back in my days as... Read more
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