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Archive: April, 2011

Eagles to resume business Friday morning

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1:05 PM
As of Friday morning 8 a.m. the Eagles will be permitted to contacts players and allow them full entry into their facilities, according to a statement from the NFL. As for whether the Eagles can make trades or sign free agents, that issue appears still be in question. Here's the full statement released... Read more

Fearless Eagles Draft Forecast

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 12:50 PM
Back by popular demand (OK, one reader asked for it) it’s the Third Annual Not-so Fearless Forecast of what the Eagles may do in the draft. Here’s the hook: rather than try and predict what they might do over the next three days, I’ll give you the top ten things I think the Eagles... Read more

Reid: Kolb deal still on docket

Friday, April 29, 2011, 12:07 AM
When can Kevin Kolb be traded? That seemed to be the No. 1 question on the minds of Eagles fans and around the NFL on Thursday after U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson denied the owners' request for a stay Wednesday night. The lockout has been lifted, and the owners are incrementally scheduling... Read more

Eagles take OL Danny Watkins

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 10:29 PM
Despite a number of holes on defense, the Eagles addressed the offensive line and Michael Vick's protection when they selected 26-year-old Danny Watkins of Baylor in the first round of the NFL draft. Watkins has only played tackle but projects as a guard in the pros, although Eagles coach Andy Reid... Read more

Jeff McLane's Mock Draft

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 4:48 PM
1. Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton, QB, Auburn. 2. Denver Broncos: Von Miller, LB, Texas A&M. 3. Buffalo Bills: Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri. 4. Cincinnati Bengals: Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama. 5. Arizona Cardinals: Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU. 6. Cleveland Browns: A.J. Green, WR, Georgia. 7... Read more

Jaworski: Eagles draft DE No. 1

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 12:21 PM
A month ago, the general consensus was that the Eagles would take either an offensive lineman or a cornerback in the first round of the draft. However, with one day left until the draft the ever-shifting mock draft winds are drifting towards the Eagles taking a defensive end. Ron Jaworski agreed.... Read more

Trades, Kolb still on hold, despite NFL memo

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 12:11 AM
Kevin Kolb still can't go anywhere, and it doesn't look like that will change in time for the first round of the draft tonight. The NFL, facing two losses in court, has advised teams that as of 8 a.m. Friday morning they can resume most business -- such as supervised work outs, OTAs, minicamps and... Read more

Jimmy Smith: too much risk?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 11:26 AM
Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has a stunning evaluation today of Colorado's Jimmy Smith, the talented cornerback who many have linked to the Eagles in Thursday's draft. McGinn talked to 24 personnel people around the league, and while some said he could be as good as Nnamdi Asomugha... Read more

Eagles chat with Jonathan Tamari

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 5:51 AM
The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari takes your questions about all the latest Eagles news ahead of the NFL Draft in a live chat at 2 p.m. today. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Read more

Hillis beats Vick for Madden cover

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 5:05 PM
In a bit of a shocker, Peyton Hillis bested Michael Vick and will grace the cover of Madden NFL 12. The announcement was made on ESPN2 this afternoon. The Browns running back, a virtual unknown a year ago, beat out the the Eagles quarterback in online voting by a 66-34 margin and was the last man... Read more
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