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5 Eagles training camp battles

Friday, June 15, 2012, 1:11 PM
With the Eagles having closed up shop at the NovaCare Complex for the spring, here is an early look at the five training camp battles I’m going to be most interested in following. Training camp opens July 22 at Lehigh. 1. Mike Kafka vs. Trent Edwards vs. rookie Nick Foles for the backup quarterback... Read more

Video: Reid loves Eagles' energy

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 3:24 PM
Video: Eagles minicamp has come to a close. Andy Reid, Michael Vick and the rest of the Birds will reconvene next month at Lehigh for training camp. The Daily News' Les Bowen reports from the NovaCare Complex. Read more

Cox Deals With Tragedy; Birds Wrap Up

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 1:18 PM
Fletcher Cox, the Eagles' first-round rookie defensive tackle, returned to Philadelphia in time for Thursday's final workout of the spring, and was very glad to see his teammates. "It took my mind off it today, me being back out here with the team, and everybody just smiling and just getting back... Read more

Kelce Says He's Ready to Make Calls

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 5:15 PM
Tuesday's rare media session with Eagles offensive line coach Howard Mudd gave reporters more insight into Mudd's enthusiasm for second-year center Jason Kelce, whom Mudd compared to eight-time All-Pro Kevin Mawae, in terms of being so advanced as an NFL rookie. Mudd reiterated that Kelce will be... Read more

Video: Eagles open June minicamp

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 9:27 PM
Video: Howard Mudd's offensive line was in the spotlight as the Eagles opened a three-day minicamp at the NovaCare Complex. Les Bowen of the Daily News reports on the day's action. Read more

Vick backs off criticism of Top 100 ranking

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 6:05 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was a bit more diplomatic Tuesday in his reaction to being ranked No. 70 in the NFL Network's Top 100 players of 2011. During a Monday interview with Mike Missanelli on the 97.5 the Fanatic, Vick said, That’s a joke … I won’t say where I need to be... Read more

Mudd: From Practicing Retirement to Practicing

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 4:50 PM
The Eagles opened their final three days of workouts Tuesday before they adjourn, to then reassemble next month at Lehigh for training camp. This is the mandatory minicamp, even for 71-year-old offensive line coach Howard Mudd, who made his first onfield appearance of the spring. Assistant Eugene... Read more

In suit, Vince Young claims he's missing millions

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 12:04 PM
Former Eagles backup quarterback Vince Young claims millions of his money is missing and he is suing his former agent and financial advisor in Harris County court in Houston. The suit claims fraud, unjust enrichment, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, usury and breach of contract among other allegations... Read more

Banner: Ineffective to be 'Lightning Rod'

Monday, June 11, 2012, 3:01 PM
Joe Banner appeared on the WIP Morning Show today, very possibly because the host was not Angelo Cataldi but Howard Eklund, excuse me, Eskin. Banner gave some depth and context to last week's surprising news that he was stepping down as Eagles president. The headline for me came when Banner was asked... Read more

In Banner's Wake: Andyworld or Howieworld?

Sunday, June 10, 2012, 12:20 PM
Some final thoughts on the departure of Joe Banner as Eagles president: As others have noted, the idea that Banner just got tired of running the Eagles is absurd. If there is one thing I've been sure of over the 10 years that I've covered this team, beyond the certainty that every Monday morning news... Read more
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