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Archive: July, 2009

Thigh Bruise for Curtis

Friday, July 31, 2009, 7:57 AM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said wideout Kevin Curtis suffered a thigh contusion, not a reinjury of his twice-repaired groin, when Curtis collided with safety Quintin Demps on the first day of full-squad, live training camp workouts at Lehigh. As expected, the six players the Eagles put on the PUP list... Read more

1 p.m. Friday: Live Eagles chat

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 9:53 PM
Join Les Bowen for a live Eagles chat Friday at 1 p.m. Read more

Andrews' Back Flares Up

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 6:29 PM
Tweaks and pulls are common when an NFL team makes its players run "gassers" as part of the fitness testing, so most of the problems Eagles players experienced Thursday seemed to be no big deal. But Shawn Andrews' back tightening up? The back that didn't allow Andrews to play after Week... Read more

Shawn Andrews' back tightens up

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 5:21 PM
Shawn Andrews, whose 2008 season was cut short by back problems, missed the team's afternoon practice today when his back tightened up following the morning fitness run, Andy Reid said. Andrews injured his back in the Week 2 game at Dallas and eventually had surgery, but did not return to the field... Read more

Mornhinweg on the young guys

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 5:30 AM
On a day dedicated to Jim Johnson at Lehigh on Wednesday, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg made his first appearance in the media tent. “He was a classy guy," Mornhinweg said of Johnson. "He had great class, great character and then, as everybody knows, he was one of the creative... Read more

All the Eagles arrive

Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 6:16 PM
All the Eagles veterans were accounted for at training camp as the 6 p.m. reporting time arrived, the Eagles said. That included disgruntled cornerback Sheldon Brown, who skipped the team's voluntary workouts this spring. The players were scheduled for a 7 p.m. meeting with the coaches. After Brown... Read more

McDermott: Eagles Defense To Honor Jim With Its Play

Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 12:34 PM
Listening to Sean McDermott Wednesday, it was obvious that Jim Johnson's successor is one of the people most deeply affected by the Tuesday death of the Eagles' beloved defensive coordinator. "There's nothing I would want more than for Jim to be able to call one more game right now," said... Read more

Mikell, Childress on Jim Johnson

Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 12:31 AM
The Daily News spoke to Eagles safety Quintin Mikell about the passing of Jim Johnson: On Jim: “He was a great guy, great coach; best that ever did it. He was a guy that demanded a lot from his players and himself…he always wanted the best out of everyone. Those blitzes and schemes... Read more

Jim Johnson dies

Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 5:52 PM
Former Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson has died from cancer. He was 68. “For ten years, Jim Johnson was an exceptional coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, but more importantly, he was an outstanding human being,” Eagles chairman Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement. “As an integral... Read more

Reid: Vick Deserves 2nd Chance

Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 12:00 PM
We've found something else Donovan McNabb and Andy Reid agree on, beyond discomfort with making declarations about the quality of the roster in July. (Though both men have been careful to not sound as if they're telling team president Joe Banner to, uh, kindly desist, we can clearly infer from their... Read more
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