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Archive: August, 2008

REID-MCNABB ERA TURNS 10

Sunday, August 31, 2008, 1:46 PM
Apparently it’s difficult to get all our work onto the philly.com web site, so here’s something that didn’t make it. There’s also a story on Donovan McNabb in today’s paper, but Sherlock Holmes would have trouble finding it on the web site. TEN YEARS TOGETHER ... Read more

EAGLES CLAIM DANIELS

Sunday, August 31, 2008, 4:49 PM
In what amounted to a trade of released players, the New York Giants signed Jerome McDougle after he was released by the Eagles Saturday and the Eagles countered this afternoon by claiming linebacker Tank Daniels off waivers a day after he was released by New York. To make room on the roster for... Read more

THE CUTS AND THE 53-MAN ROSTER

Saturday, August 30, 2008, 6:15 PM
The Eagles cut their roster to 53 players today by releasing 12 players, including defensive end Jerome McDougle. They also placed offensive tackle King Dunlap and guard Mike Gibson on injured reserve with injuries the team did not reveal following the team's preseason final Thursday against the New... Read more

EIGHT GONE AND THE PROJECTED 53

Friday, August 29, 2008, 11:51 AM
The Eagles reduced the roster from 75 to 67 today by cutting eight players. Released were wide receivers Bam Childress and Jamal Jones, cornerbacks Nick Graham and Jamal Jones, running back Ryan Moats, safety Marcus Paschal, offensive lineman Stefan Rodgers and linebacker Pago Tagofau. Not a surprise... Read more

ROSTER TRIMMED TO 75

Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 5:14 PM
The Eagles reduced the roster to 75 this afternoon by releasing kicker Richmond McGee and placing cornerback Jack Ikegwuonu on the reserve/non-football injury list. Ikegwuonu's designation makes him eligible to return to practice with the team any time between Weeks 6 and 9 of the regular season. After... Read more

Eagles Cuts

Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 4:49 PM
No surprise here. The Birds cut kicker Richmond McGee and placed defensive back Jack Ikegwuonu on the reserve/non-football injury list. He has a knee injury and could come back to play between Weeks 6-9. The Eagles' roster is down to 75. By Saturday, they have to hit 53. .AOLWebSuite .AOLPicturesFullSizeLink... Read more

GLECKO WILL MAKE TEAM

Monday, August 25, 2008, 1:26 PM
Jim Johnson provided some stunning news this morning at the NovaCare Complex. "A guy by the name of Glecko" is going to be the Eagles' fourth defensive tackle, the defensive coordinator said before practice. Scour the roster all you want, you won't find a guy by the name of Glecko, but... Read more

Dawkins: Just A Sprain

Sunday, August 24, 2008, 1:28 PM
As we reported in this morning Inquirer, Eagles' safety Brian Dawkins suffered a strain of his tendon in the right ankle during Friday's win at New England. No structural damage. Head coach Andy Reid said this morning Dawkins should be ready to go in the regular season opener against St. Louis. "I... Read more

Dawkins Will Go Opening Day

Sunday, August 24, 2008, 1:01 PM
As we reported in this morning Inquirer, Eagles' safety Brian Dawkins suffered a strain of his tendon in the right ankle during Friday's win at New England. No structural damage. Head coach Andy Reid said this morning Dawkins should be ready to go in the regular season opener against St. Louis. Reid's... Read more

OSI REACTION

Sunday, August 24, 2008, 3:59 PM
A report that New York Giants Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora was out for the season after injuring his left knee in a weekend preseason game against the New York Jets created the natural speculation that Michael Strahan will come out of retirement and return to his role as a starting left defensive... Read more
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