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Archive: June, 2009

McNabb: contract "will take care of itself"

Saturday, June 6, 2009, 3:09 PM
Donovan McNabb spoke to the local media today for the first time since January, but the Eagles quarterback was more interested in discussing his Foundation than he was his contract situation. McNabb was hosting his ninth annual Kid’s Clinic at the NovaCare complex and while the event normally... Read more

Westbrook surgery deemed a success

Friday, June 5, 2009, 1:19 PM
Running back Brian Westbrook had successful surgery today to clear bone spurs in his right ankle, according to the Eagles. The surgery was performed this morning by Dr. Mark Myerson of the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction in Baltimore. "He did make an insicion and clean out scar tissue... Read more

Assume the worst on Westbrook

Friday, June 5, 2009, 7:23 AM
OK, folks, let’s jump the gun and assume the worst – Negadelphia style. Brian Westbrook’s surgery doesn’t go as planned, the running back isn’t ready for the season opener and LeSean McCoy and Lorenzo Booker fail to impress during training camp/preseason. Who should the... Read more

Source: Westbrook's surgery is a serious procedure

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 2:10 PM
The surgery Brian Westbrook will undergo tomorrow morning in Baltimore is a serious procedure, according to a source close to the situation. "I'm just concerned that it is being underplayed," the source said. "It's a lot more than a little spur and it's much more than the knee arthroscopy... Read more

Aside from Westbrook, Eagles' injured coming along

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 7:35 AM
Because of breaking news on Brian Westbrook and Donovan McNabb, a story on several injured Eagles and their rehab from off-season surgery had to be cut from this morning's paper. Here it is now: For Stacy Andrews, it’s one day at a time. Yesterday was a good day for the Eagles guard -- the day... Read more

McNabb: "Damned if I do, damned if I don't"

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 12:35 PM
It's downright amusing how Eagles reporters -- yours truly included -- have tried to approach Donovan McNabb in the quest to get him to talk. There have been all sorts of techniques. There's the "What if I posted a question on your blog, would answer you me then?" technique. There's the "Hey... Read more

Sheldon should be seething

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 9:03 AM
The Eagles and Donovan McNabb's agent Fletcher Smith are trying to rework the final two years of the quarterback's contract, according to a report from Comcast SportsNet's Derrick Gunn. The essence of the report, which cites a league source, is that the team might guarantee McNabb's 2009 and 2010... Read more

Westbrook surgery set for Friday

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 7:12 PM
The Eagles have confirmed that Brian Westbrook will undergo surgery on his right ankle Friday. Trainer Rick Burkholder described the procedure as a debridement, which means he will have it cleaned out. Westbrook's agent Todd France told ESPN.com earlier tonight that Westbrook was having bone spurs... Read more

Sheldon Brown a no show

Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 1:05 PM
Sheldon Brown decided this was the time and place to display his contract discontent. After verbally going public with his unhappiness about his contract situation in April, the Eagles' cornerback still showed up for the team's mandatory post-draft camp. He did not report today for the start of the... Read more

Osi: "We should have beat" Eagles

Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 12:40 PM
I'm not sure if it's bulletin board material -- especially in June -- but Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora isn't sure the better team won when the Eagles and Giants met in an NFC divisional playoff in December. The Birds, in case you forgot, pounded New York, 23-11 "It was a team we should... Read more
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