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Archive: July, 2010

Nate Allen gets to work

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 9:18 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- It wasn't exactly a smooth start for Eagles safety Nate Allen. He missed the first day of training camp while contract negotiations dragged out. Then, with a deal close (and already announced by the team), last minute haggling prevented him from signing until around 2:30 Wednesday... Read more

April fools his own team, plus other notes from the afternoon practice Wed.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 5:55 PM
Special teams coach Bobby April is easily among the most entertaining people in the Eagles organization. He was teaching kick off returns today, and spent several minutes stressing a particular formation he wanted his blockers to use. Then, as the eager rookies prepared to fall back into their spots... Read more

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 1:53 AM
Join The Inquirer's Jeff McLane for a live chat about Eagles training camp today at 1 p.m. Read more

McDermott: Eagles to focus on tackling early, lean on Bradley for leadership

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 12:14 PM
After a year marred by poor tackling, Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said he is going back to basics in the early days of training camp 2010. “If you don’t tackle well, and we didn’t tackle well last year, you don’t win football games on defense,” McDermott... Read more

Herremans: unlikely for first pre-season game; other practice notes

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 11:48 AM
Eagles Guard Todd Herremans said he doesn’t expect to play in the Eagles’ first pre-season game, Aug. 13, but added that he is not very worried about the foot injury that kept him out of June practices and has him on the sidelines of training camp, at least for now. “The goal is... Read more

Kolb hears from McNabb on Day 1

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 11:01 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- On the day before his first training camp as the Eagles' starting quarterback Kevin Kolb received a large number of phone calls and messages with best wishes. But one text message stood out. Kolb heard from the man he's replacing -- Donovan McNabb. "He told me to take one practice... Read more

Eagles sign S Nate Allen

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 7:37 PM
Safety Nate Allen, who the Eagles are counting on as a likely starter, signed a four-year contract Tuesday night and is expected to take part in practice Wednesday, according to the team. Allen is expected to get the first shot at the team's vacant free safety spot. The Eagles took him with the 37th... Read more

Reid: Excited, "curious" to see how youthful Eagles perform

Monday, July 26, 2010, 7:07 PM
Coach Andy Reid said there are many unknowns heading into the start of training camp tomorrow, adding perhaps a little more juice to the practices he has led for more than a decade now. "There’s a little bit of unknown, which I kind of like. I like that, I think it's a great challenge,"... Read more

Reid on Allen, Graham and injuries

Monday, July 26, 2010, 6:07 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Andy Reid didn't rule out getting rookie safety Nate Allen signed and into camp before practices start Tuesday morning. The Eagles coach opened the 2010 training camp with a late afternoon press conference that dealt mostly with Michael Vick, but also provided updates on rookie contracts... Read more

Vick: Did not know shooter

Monday, July 26, 2010, 4:46 PM
BETHLEHEM -- Michael Vick said that he did not know who shot Quanis Phillips outside the Virginia Beach nightclub that was hosting the Eagles quarterback's 30th birthday party. Vick said that he found out 15-20 minutes after the shooting occurred in the early morning of June 25. Phillips was one of... Read more
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