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Westbrook injures ankle

Sunday, September 20, 2009, 4:16 PM
Running back Brian Westbrook has spent a lot of the second half getting looked at by trainers on the Eagles' sidelines. He appears to have injured his right ankle. Earlier he had the ankle taped and went back out on the field. He caught a short pass from Kevin Kolb but didn't look very explosive. He... Read more

Reid: McNabb doubtful; DeSean: Kolb's starting

Friday, September 18, 2009, 12:05 PM
Andy Reid said that Donovan McNabb would be listed as doubftul for Sunday's game against the Saints. The Eagles coach said today that his quarterback was feeling better and that his starting would be a gameday decision. If McNabb can't go, Kevin Kolb will get his first career NFL start. Of course... Read more

Reggie Brown doesn't know if he'll play

Thursday, September 17, 2009, 1:05 PM
The Eagles' reduced the receivers on the roster from seven to six Tuesday by releasing Hank Baskett, who signed today with the Indianapolis Colts. Reggie Brown, however, doesn't feel any better about his situation. He was asked if he thought it was a compliment that the Eagles kept him over Baskett... Read more

Vick: "I'm just happy"

Thursday, September 17, 2009, 4:15 PM
The talk of today's practice was Brandon Gibson's two one-handed catches. So much so that the normally-guarded Michael Vick even agreed to talk about the snags after a near two-hour session. He even answered a few questions about his return to practice. Vick was on the exempt list last week and couldn't... Read more

Players fined for end-zone celebration

Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 2:18 PM
DeSean Jackson, Brent Celek and four other Eagles were fined $10,000 each for their end zone celebration after Celek's second-quarter touchdown in the Eagles' 38-10 win over Carolina on Sunday. Jamaal Jackson, Kevin Curtis, Stacy Andrews and Alex Smith also were fined. The players received letters... Read more

Kolb taking first-team reps; McNabb feeling better

Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 1:39 PM
Kevin Kolb is taking all the first-team repetitions at quarterback today at practice, while Donovan McNabb continues to rest a fractured rib, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Reid also said that the recently-acquired Jeff Garcia and the recently-activated Michael Vick will split reps with the scout team... Read more

Eagles cut Baskett, remove Vick from exempt list

Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 2:45 PM
With the Eagles, the news just keeps on coming. The latest is that the team has released wide receiver Hank Baskett in order to make room on the roster for quarterback Michael Vick, who has been removed from the exempt list. "I'm not speaking about it yet," said Baskett when reached by... Read more

Shawn Andrews placed on injured reserve

Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 9:53 AM
Shawn Andrews' season is over and his career could be in jeopardy, too. The Eagles placed the two-time Pro Bowl guard on injured reserve this morning, which also cleared a roster spot for quarterback Jeff Garcia, who the team officially signed today. "It's disappointing to lose any player for... Read more

McNabb will try to play; Appears unlikely; Kolb ready

Monday, September 14, 2009, 12:03 PM
The Eagles are holding out hope that Donovan McNabb, despite having a fractured rib, will be able to play Sunday against New Orleans, but that seems to be an unlikely scenario. "He's going to try and battle through that this week," coach Andy Reid said during his day-after-the-game press... Read more

Garcia's agent: Good times led to quarterback's return

Monday, September 14, 2009, 5:51 PM
Jeff Garcia's return to the Eagles could be short, but the agent for the veteran quarterback said his client's first stint in Philadelphia was so sweet that he couldn't refuse the opportunity to return. "Jeff understands it could be a short-term situation, but the experience with Philadelphia... Read more
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