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Archive: June, 2011

Jamar Chaney's tremendous tweet

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 5:30 PM
Twitter can be a dangerous thing. See LeSean McCoy vs. Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck and seemingly all the New York Giants. However, you have to give Eagles middle linebacker Jamar Chaney credit for this one. Definitely worth a good laugh, and pretty clever too. Chaney tweeted this afternoon: Im engaged... Read more

Eagles reportedly to pursue Ike Taylor

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 7:57 AM
Much of the speculation surrounding the Eagles and their need to acquire a cornerback has centered on Nnamdi Asomugha, considered the best defensive player on the free agent market. Adam Caplan, of FoxSports.com, writes that the Eagles are instead expected to pursue a less expensive option in Pittsburgh... Read more

Michael Vick as a baseball player?

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 9:14 AM
If there was any doubt as to how highly Michael Vick's athletic ability is regarded, take a look at this week's Players Poll in Sports Illustrated. The question, asked of 269 major league baseball players, is which athlete in another sport would make the best baseball player. The top answer, with... Read more

Eagles win over Giants gets ESPY nom

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 12:06 PM
The nominations for the ESPY awards came out this morning, with Philadelphia represented in several categories. The Eagles' fantastic come-from-behind victory over the Giants, capped by DeSean Jackson's punt return, is among the nominees for Best Game. Auburn over Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Butler... Read more

Countdown: 75 days until Eagles opener

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 8:23 AM
A quick scan of the calendar shows that the Eagles' season opener is 75 days from today, on Sept. 11 at St. Louis. Of course, every day that goes by potentially puts the start of training camp in jeopardy. As the NFL lockout continues into its fourth month, the traveling road show of negotiations... Read more

Vick at No. 20 in NFL countdown

Sunday, June 26, 2011, 8:15 PM
We have written a few times here on Eagletarian about the NFL Network's countdown of the top 100 best players of 2010, as voted by the players themselves. Tonight's edition featured the countdown from No. 20, and it began with Eagles quarterback Michael Vick. So, the question on the table is whether... Read more

McNabb in town working out with former teammates

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 3:35 PM
Look who is back in town, working out with his former teammates and maybe even tossing one or two at their feet. It’s Donovan McNabb. If you’re too young to remember, McNabb was an Eagles quarterback of some note. He led the team to its second Super Bowl after the 2004 season. He was... Read more

Ranking Trent Cole, again

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 9:24 AM
As we inch closer to the possibility of actual football news, the run of lists and rankings continues this offseason. The New York Times' Andy Benoit, citing film study from last season and not stats, ranks the Eagles' Trent Cole as the seventh-best defensive end in the NFL. Cole also was seventh... Read more

Police: Akeem Jordan arrested in Virginia

Monday, June 20, 2011, 5:40 PM
Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan was arrested in connection with an incident in Harrisonburg, Va., early Sunday and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery, according to the Harrisonburg Police Department. Jordan, 25, is a Harrisonburg native and played at James Madison University. The incident... Read more

Burress sports Phillies hat, again

Monday, June 20, 2011, 12:11 PM
Plaxico Burress has gone Phillies again. On his Twitter feed over the weekend, Buress posted a picture of him and his son, and Burress is wearing a current style Phillies hat. You might recall when he left prison in Upstate New York, he was wearing an old-school Phillies hat in a move many thought... Read more
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