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Archive: January, 2012

Is Castillo now safe?

Friday, January 20, 2012, 10:38 AM
So the Eagles won’t get Steve Spagnuolo. Does that mean Juan Castillo is safe? There’s an argument to be made that unless you can get a slam-dunk improvement, you stick with Castillo and hope the late season defensive improvement was real. The best reason to do that is continuity. Another... Read more

Report: Spagnuolo to join Saints

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 6:06 PM
Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to join the Saints as their new defensive coordinator, according to a report from FOX Sports' Jay Glazer. Spagnuolo was high on the wish list of many Eagles fans hoping for a change to Andy Reid's defensive staff, but he has instead taken a job with a team that reached the... Read more

Eagles work out Trent Edwards

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 12:03 PM
The Eagles worked out quarterback Trent Edwards earlier this week, an NFL source said. Because Edwards wasn't on an NFL roster at the end of the season he is permitted to sign with any team right now. The new league year -- and subsequently the start of free agency -- doesn't officially begin until... Read more

Chaney has neck surgery

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 11:01 AM
Linebacker Jamar Chaney had surgery Tuesday to repair a herniated disc in his neck, the Eagles said. Chaney suffered the injury in the final game of the season, according to the team. The Eagles initially said he had a concussion, while Chaney said he had a stinger. Former Eagle Ellis Hobbs returned... Read more

Trotter disputes T.O. claim in GQ

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 10:30 PM
Terrell Owens told GQ magazine that Jeremiah Trotter told him not to read the part of the Eagles-scripted letter the wide receiver was to read in 2005 that included an apology to Donovan McNabb. Trotter called Owens' claim a "super lie" in a text message to The Inquirer on Wednesday night. He added... Read more

Eagles chat with Jonathan Tamari

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 5:40 AM
Join The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari for a live chat about all the latest Eagles offseason news, starting at noon Wednesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

How losing Mornhinweg could impact Reid

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:20 PM
Suddenly, there is uncertainty surrounding both the Eagles offensive and defensive coordinator jobs. As if Andy Reid needed more to worry about heading into what should be a make-or-break season for his future in Philadelphia. While much of the attention since the end of the Eagles season has been... Read more

Mornhinweg to interview with Raiders

Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 4:59 PM
Marty Mornhinweg will interview with the Raiders for their head coaching vacancy, according to two NFL sources. Jason LaCanfora of NFL Network first reported the news. The Raiders have reportedly already interviewed Denver defensive coodinator Dennis Allen, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy... Read more

Spagnuolo sweepstakes heat up

Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 3:31 PM
With hardly a chirp coming from Eagles, the Steve Spagnuolo sweepstakes took another turn this afternoon after one team dropped out of the race for the former Rams coach and another jumped in. The Falcons, who reportedly were interested in Spagnuolo, hired Mike Nolan to be their next defensive coordinator... Read more

Mornhinweg to Colts?

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 10:44 AM
Marty Mornhinweg wants to be an NFL head coach again, but now may not be the time. It appeared all but certain that the Eagles offensive coordinator would be left out of the discussion of possible head coaching candidates this off-season. A number of teams had openings -- some you would think might... Read more
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