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Babin Absence Creates Opportunity

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 11:49 AM
Tuesday's news that the Eagles expect to be without defensive end Jason Babin (calf strain) for two to three weeks wasn't unexpected, but it does confirm that there will be quite a few training camp reps for other defensive ends trying to make an impact. One guy who so far has made the most of every... Read more

Video: Johnson suffers gruesome ankle injury

Monday, July 30, 2012, 10:27 PM
Video: Les Bowen of the Daily News and John Roach of Philly.com Sports report on a day that featured DeSean Jackson getting in a fight and Ron Johnson suffering a gruesome ankle injury. Read more

Awful R. Johnson Injury; DeSean Mixes It Up

Monday, July 30, 2012, 6:38 PM
BETHLEHEM --- Another afternoon of live practice brought another injury and another fight. Ron Johnson, a wide receiver who spent last season on the Eagles' practice squad, suffered a gruesome right ankle dislocation and apparent fracture when his cleats seemed to catch and he fell awkwardly. Eagles... Read more

Make Or Break Year for Brandon Graham

Monday, July 30, 2012, 12:48 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Monte Taylor is a rookie free agent defensive end out of the University of Cincinnati who was signed by the Eagles in mid-June after he was released by Seattle. Brandon Graham was the 13th overall pick in the 2010 draft. As far as Graham is concerned, though, there’s no difference... Read more

Backing Off Fullback as Roster Staple

Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:43 AM
BETHLEHEM --- One of the continuing storylines reporters will follow through this Eagles training camp will be the fullback situation. By letting incumbent Owen Schmitt -- the guy who got Jason Kelce excited about that "Beserker" look -- walk in free agency, the Birds might have been hinting that they... Read more

Surgery for Cooper; Birds Look to McNutt

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 10:11 AM
BETHLEHEM --- Eagles coach Andy Reid said Sunday that wide receiver Riley Cooper will have surgery Monday to set a plate into his broken left collarbone. Reid said Cooper should be sidelined about six weeks, which is pretty much what the Eagles have before their Sept. 9 season opener at Cleveland. Reid... Read more

Cooper Down; No Move Right Away, GM Says

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 5:27 PM
BETHLEHEM -- It didn't seem to have much to do with hitting, but the Eagles lost a player, probably for several weeks, in their first practice in pads this year at Lehigh. Third-year wideout Riley Cooper went down awkwardly on an attempted long catch and defender Curtis Marsh fell on him. Cooper stayed... Read more

Birds Might Just Wait Out Celek Injury

Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:18 AM
BETHLEHEM -- Brent Celek was present for Friday morning's walkthrough, which didn't mean that much, since it was, well, a walkthrough. But Eagles coach Andy Reid indicated Celek's knee "tweak," suffered during the first full-squad workout Thursday, probably won't mean the team will bring in another... Read more

Henry's Not Surprised to See McBriar

Friday, July 27, 2012, 7:45 AM
BETHLEHEM -- When a team brings in a really good player to try to take a job away from an incumbent, very rarely does the guy who was doing the job say, "Oh my gosh, this is horrible! How could they do this to little old me?" It would make for better stories and more drama if they did that, but everybody... Read more

Eagles chat with Les Bowen

Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:05 AM
Join the Daily News' Les Bowen as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, starting Friday at noon. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more
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