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Archive: December, 2009

D-Jax responds to Jenkins; Macho still the man?

Thursday, December 31, 2009, 12:36 PM
DeSean Jackson responded to comments made by Dallas cornerback Mike Jenkins earlier this week. Jenkins didn't exactly call the Eagles wide receiver a punk, but he did kind of call out Jackson when he said the Cowboys defense wouldn't allow the speedster to run past it. "If that's how he's feeling... Read more

Macho fined $7,500 for block

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 1:00 PM
Safety Macho Harris was fined $7,500 for the block he laid on Broncos tight end Tony Scheffler in the third quarter of Sunday's 30-27 win over Denver. Harris said that he received notice from the NFL today. "I didn't even read it," Harris said. "I just checked the amount. Hopfeully... Read more

Six Eagles named to Pro Bowl; Brown not one of them

Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 7:01 PM
Six Eagles were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster tonight, but cornerback Sheldon Brown was not one of them. "It will kind of mess with you, but it's something you can't control," Brown said after being passed over despite having a career-high five interceptions, including one he returned... Read more

Jackson to Herremans: "Make sure I get a ring"

Monday, December 28, 2009, 3:08 PM
Jamaal Jackson put in a request to his close friend Todd Herremans this morning. After an MRI examination revealed that his season was over because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Eagles' center told Herremans, the Eagles' left guard, he still wanted a Super Bowl ring. "He... Read more

Dawkins gets worthy ovation; Vick out

Sunday, December 27, 2009, 4:07 PM
It was a moment. It was Brian Dawkins' moment. Dawkins emerged from the tunnel at Lincoln Financial Field and thousands of fans erupted. Except this time something was different. Dawkins wasn't running from the tunnel and through a blow-up eagle that he had run from and through for 13 seasons. The... Read more

Mornhinweg: Maclin looks fine

Thursday, December 24, 2009, 12:49 PM
Rookie wide receiver Jeremy Maclin said Wednesday that he'd be ready to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg confirmed it today. "He's fine," Mornhinweg said. "He looks good, so we'll see how the week goes on." Maclin missed the Eagles'... Read more

Dawkins to be introduced; It crossed his mind

Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 2:08 PM
Denver coach Josh McDaniels said that the Broncos defense will be introduced prior to this Sunday's game at the Linc. Why is that important? Because Brian Dawkins is making his return to Philadelphia and the introduction will allow the city its chance to honor the former Eagles safety. Normally, the... Read more

Vick wins Ed Block Courage Award

Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 9:11 AM
Michael Vick has won an award. The Eagles announced this morning that Vick's teammates have voted him as this year's recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award, which is given annually to a player who exemplifies commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and courage. "I've had to overcome a... Read more

Eagles to clash with "brother" Dawkins

Monday, December 21, 2009, 1:58 PM
Get out your No. 20 jerseys, Brian Dawkins is coming home. The former Eagles safety may play for the enemy now, but there are sure to be plenty of No. 20s at the Linc on Sunday when the Eagles host Dawkins' Denver Broncos. "I think it will be neat for him to come back here," Eagles coach... Read more

Celek will dress; Still some snow at the Linc

Sunday, December 20, 2009, 3:20 PM
Brent Celek will dress for today's game against the 49ers. The tight end was listed as questionable on Friday because of back spasms, but he is apparently healthy enough to play. Both Celek and Eagles coach Andy Reid said he would go, so there. In light of Celek's condition, the Eagles activated only... Read more
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