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Archive: June, 2013

Birds make room in nest for 130k campers

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 4:55 PM
Lots of fans will miss the tradition, the ambience of Eagles training camp at Lehigh, but so far, one of the team's contentions about the benefits of moving camp to Philadelphia is being borne out. An Eagles spokesman said about 130,000 free tickets to the five training camp dates at Lincoln Financial... Read more

Source: Eagles hire former Soul coach

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 1:07 PM
Bret Munsey, who guided the Soul to the 2008 Arena Football League title, has been hired as a scout for the Eagles, the Daily News has confirmed through a league source. Munsey most recently was the coach for Orlando of the AFL in 2012. He will work the mid-Atlantic region of the Birds’ college... Read more

DeSean Jackson and the not-so-simple life

Monday, June 17, 2013, 1:33 PM
I got a lot of interesting responses to my Daily News Weekend story on the screening of the DeSean Jackson documentary, made by DeSean's half-brother Byron, which I thought gave an excellent insight into what made DeSean the person and player he is, for better or worse. Several people, though, tweeted... Read more

NFL bags purses; clutch time at the Linc?

Thursday, June 13, 2013, 6:46 PM
The repercussions from April's Boston Marathon bombing are going to be profound. That thought arises after reading the NFL committee on stadium security's new dictates on what fans can bring into NFL stadiums, restrictions that for Eagles fans will begin with this summer's five scheduled Lincoln Financial... Read more

Eagles add details to training camp plans

Thursday, June 13, 2013, 11:07 AM
The Eagles filled in some blanks today on the five free public practices they'll be conducting at Lincoln Financial Field as part of their 2013 training camp, the first held in Philadelphia since World War II. *After every practice, fans 14 and under can catch a pass on the field from an Eagles alum... Read more

Eagles' Peters arrested for drag racing

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 9:50 PM
Last week at minicamp, Jason Peters told reporters he hadn't lost any mobility, and there's a sheriff's deputy in Louisiana right now who probably agrees. News reports indicate Peters, 31, was arrested early Wednesday morning after drag racing and resisting an officer by flight, in Monroe, La. The... Read more

What's the rush, DeSean?

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 11:32 AM
I got an email Tuesday night from the NFL Network that included a few quotes from DeSean Jackson, who'd appeared touting the documentary his brother put together, and had been asked about the Eagles' quarterbacking competition. In one breath, DeSean said "I don't know, it's been kind of even," when... Read more

Riding with the Chipper

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 12:16 PM
Three years after Dick Vermeil came to the Eagles, after it was apparent the former UCLA coach was building a winner, star linebacker Bill Bergey said this at a banquet: "In 1976 we got this little fellow from the Napa Valley. I'll tell you the truth, after two weeks of training camp I was thinking... Read more

The Saga of Cyndi Lauper and NFL Films

Monday, June 10, 2013, 11:29 AM
I have a confession to make. I watched the Tony Awards Sunday night rather than Game 2 of the NBA Finals between Miami and San Antonio. I watched them mainly because “Lucky Guy,’’ a play about the late, great New York Daily News columnist, Mike McAlary, with Tom Hanks in the lead... Read more

Linc facelift reflects management changes

Monday, June 10, 2013, 11:12 AM
I was impressed with the Eagles' presentation to reporters Friday of their plans for a $125 milllion facelift for Lincoln Financial Field; I think some of the planned changes will give the Linc more character, will define it more as the home of the Eagles and a "Philly" kind of place. A little of... Read more
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