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Archive: December, 2009

Eagles game moved to 4:15

Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:54 PM
If you're holding Eagles tickets for tomorrow's game at Lincoln Financial Field, you can sleep in. Thanks to the pre-Christmas blizzard of 2009, the game against the San Francisco 49ers has been moved from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. The game will still be televised by FOX 29. The network will air the Atlanta... Read more

Fine for Jackson head butt

Friday, December 18, 2009, 12:17 PM
Giants safety Aaron Rouse was fined $5,000 for his head butt to the Eagles' DeSean Jackson on Sunday, according to the league. Jackson, who appeared to be taunting Rouse, was not hit with a fine. The wide receiver did, however, receive a $2,000 hit to his checkbook for violating a uniform rule. Eagles... Read more

Two Eagles knew Henry well

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 1:01 PM
Cornerback Geoffrey Pope and guard Stacy Andrews were both deeply saddened today by the news that Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry had died this morning after falling from the back of a pickup truck Wednesday that reportedly was being driven by his fiance Loleini Tonga. Pope and Andrews... Read more

Don't expect Westbrook Sunday; Cole fined $15,000

Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 2:23 PM
The decision on when Brian Westbrook returns to playing is still very much up in the air, but all signs point to the Eagles running back not being ready to play against the 49ers in four days. A team source told The Inquirer today that there's almost no way Westbrook makes it back by Sunday. Eagles... Read more

Roster move tells us something about Celek's back; Jackson gets another honor

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 2:38 PM
Sometimes you can figure out who's healthy and who's not so healthy based on a roster move. Case in point, the Eagles signed tight end Martin Rucker off the practice squad today and released running back P.J. Hill. Here's what that tells us: The team has some real concerns about tight end Brent... Read more

Reid not happy about Jackson head butt

Monday, December 14, 2009, 2:06 PM
The Eagles aren't saying it, but there's a fairly good chance the team called the league office today to offer some friendly advice about that head butt Giants safety Aaron Ross gave Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson late in the third quarter of last night's 45-38 win. Ross didn't draw a penalty, although... Read more

Maclin active for Giants game

Sunday, December 13, 2009, 7:02 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jeremy Maclin was listed as active for for tonight's showdown with the Giants. The wide receiver was questionable with plantar fasciitis in his left foot, but has been cleared to play. DeSean Jackson is also set to go. He was held out last week after suffering a concussion... Read more

Westbrook out for Giants game; wearing new helmet

Friday, December 11, 2009, 1:51 PM
Eagles running back Brian Westbrook has been ruled out for Sunday's big game at the Giants, coach Andy Reid said today. Westbrook is still recovering from a second concussion he suffered last month and will be re-evaluated next week, Reid said. Westbrook did practice all week, but it was with the... Read more

Maclin in a boot; Demps lighter in the wallet

Thursday, December 10, 2009, 12:40 PM
Eagles rookie wide receiver Jeremy Maclin walked around the locker room in a protective boot this morning as he continues to recover from plantar fasciitis. Maclin is also expected to sit out of practice for the second straight day, but offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said he believes the rookie... Read more

Westbrook wants to play again this season

Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 8:55 AM
Eagles running back Brian Westbrook said today that his goal is to play again this season, but it appears highly unlikely that his return from a second concussion will come Sunday against the New York Giants. "Yeah, that's my hope, to get back out there and play," Westbrook said. "I... Read more
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