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Archive: August, 2008

Reid not sure when Andrews will practice

Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 10:52 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Andy Reid said he's still not sure when guard Shawn Andrews will rejoin the team on the practice field. Andrews, who reported to training camp Sunday after missing the first two weeks while dealing with his depression, will not play in tomorrow night's preseason game against the Carolina... Read more

Mum vs. Mundane

Monday, August 11, 2008, 11:33 AM
Seeing how Asante Samuel was in a chipper mood this morning while meeting with the media - almost as rare as a solar eclipse _ I asked the Eagles' prized cornerback to give us some insight into the different personalities of Bill Belichik and Andy Reid. Sorta like Mum vs. Mundane. Samuel replied,... Read more


Sunday, August 10, 2008, 12:40 PM
Shawn Andrews was not on the practice field this morning as the Eagles resumed training camp at Lehigh University , but coach Andy Reid said afterward that the two-time Pro Bowl guard was expected to arrive at some point today. “I’m not sure exactly when, but we’ll get him up here... Read more


Sunday, August 10, 2008, 4:52 PM
The Eagles announced following the afternoon practice that Andrews was at Lehigh and had been removed from the reserved did not report list. He was added to the 80-man roster and placed on the physically unable to perform list. A team spokesman said Andrews would not be available for comment today... Read more

Banner Reacts to Westbrook Deal

Friday, August 8, 2008, 7:16 PM
Calling it "by far," the most complicated contract he has negotiated in his term with the Eagles, team vice-president Joe Banner said last night before the game that Brian Westbrook's additional $13 million added to his existing contract could see the deal be as short as three year or as... Read more

Westbrook deal done

Friday, August 8, 2008, 4:25 PM
The Eagles have agreed to terms with running back Brian Westbrook on a new deal, the team announced this afternoon. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Westbrook went public with his pursuit of a new contract last month during an interview with the Inquirer and fired his agent Fletcher Smith a... Read more

Showtime For Max

Thursday, August 7, 2008, 12:18 PM
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Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 12:33 PM
Eagles cornerback Lito Sheppard returned to practice this morning after missing the previous two days with a groin injury and he said he's prepared to play in Friday night's exhibition opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Sheppard also had a reply for owner Jeffrey Lurie's comments... Read more

A fine solution

Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 12:34 PM
Given Shawn Andrews' admission of depression, there's bound to be public support suggesting that the Eagles waive the daily $15,000 fines that the Pro Bowl guard has accumulated during his absence from training camp. In truth, it's a tricky and sticky situation for the team. Andrews said Monday that... Read more

Fade to Black

Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 11:59 AM
Donovan McNabb had just finished briefing the media here at Lehigh under a tent and rather dark skies. As the Eagles quarterback walked toward the player's dressing hall, receiver Hank Baskett was returning from the VIP tent and waved to McNabb that he wanted to speak with him. McNabb was all smiles... Read more
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