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Archive: August, 2012

Eagles D might not huddle anymore

Friday, August 3, 2012, 11:38 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Training camp is for trying new things out. The Eagles are experimenting with a different way to handle how plays are relayed to their defense, especially when an opponent switches into the hurry-up offense. “We’re not huddling as much as we did last year," linebacker... Read more

Eagles injury updates, plus a linebacker works out

Friday, August 3, 2012, 10:30 AM
The Eagles' injury list is thorough, but they seem like typical training camp injuries and not major concerns, at this point. Here is the list on Friday morning and their availability for Friday's practice: - Safety O.J. Atogwe has a groin strain. He will go through a workout and will not practice... Read more

DeSean injures left ankle

Friday, August 3, 2012, 6:08 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- DeSean Jackson injured his left ankle during Friday afternoon's practice and did not return, the Eagles said. The wide receiver went down during a seven-on-seven drill in which he was sandwiched in between safeties Kurt Coleman and Jaiquawn Jarrett. Jackson was slow to get up and... Read more

Chaney promoted to first team nickel

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 11:58 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- It was a minor promotion, but Jamar Chaney is hoping that it's one step on his way back to starting. The Eagles unveiled a different look during this morning's walkthrough — Chaney was lined up with the first team nickel defense at linebacker along with DeMeco Ryans. The alignment... Read more

Eagles DT Cullen Jenkins unconcerned about hamstring injury

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 11:29 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Cullen Jenkins hobbled to Jason Babin's car. Trent Cole sat in the passenger seat. All three are injured. Jenkins suffered a hamstring injury, although he did not voice concern about the injury. Jenkins excepts to return to the field. "Not too long," Jenkins said. "Probably take... Read more

Bobby April discusses the Eagles' punters, and other special teams notes

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 8:26 PM
The best position battle in training camp cannot really be evaluated during camp. That is at punter, where much is determined in game competition. The Eagles return Chas Henry, but also signed former Pro Bowler Mat McBriar to compete with Henry. "Pretty much right now 50-50,” special teams... Read more

Injury list grows: Herremans, Chaney, Atogwe

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 5:47 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The injuries continue to pile up at Eagles training camp as a number of players left the afternoon session on a hot August day. The most significant injury appeared to be a hamstring pull that sent Jamar Chaney into the locker room. The linebacker had just earned a spot up on the... Read more

Who will step up with Babin and Cole out?

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 11:19 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Another day, another injury. Trent Cole had swelling in his AC shoulder joint after Monday's practice and will be sidelined for an extended period. Eagles coach Andy Reid did not have a specific timetable for the defensive end's return. "He's got swelling in there," Reid said Wednesday... Read more

Video: Cole, Babin sit out Eagles practice

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 10:00 PM
Trent Cole & Jason Babin sat out the Eagles' practice on Wednesday due to shoulder swelling and a strained calf, respectively. The Inquirer's Zach Berman reports from Lehigh on the impact of those injuries and the rest of the day's news. Read more

Jenkins to get MRI on hamstring

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 6:25 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Cullen Jenkins left this afternoon's practice early with a hamstring injury, the Eagles said. The defensive tackle is scheduled to undergo a magnetic resonance image this evening. Jenkins pulled up lame early in practice during a team drill. He then headed to the trainer's tent to... Read more
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