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Archive: January, 2012

Agent expects Jamaal Jackson to be released

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 4:51 PM
The agent for center Jamaal Jackson expects the veteran Eagle to be released once the NFL's new league year begins in March. "It would surprise me greatly if they did not release him," said Jackson's agent, J.R. Rickert, "but that's a team decision." Jackson is the longest tenured Eagle, having joined... Read more

Roseman deserves more time

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 3:04 PM
Why Sean McDermott and not Howie Roseman? It’s a fair question. If McDermott was the scapegoat for last season’s first-round playoff exit then why can’t Roseman be the one held culpable for this season’s profoundly disappointing playoff absence? I’m not suggesting that... Read more

Mikell: Spagnuolo wouldn't be against return to Eagles

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 1:58 PM
There might not be another player in the NFL that has a better grasp on the Eagles' defensive coordinator situation and how it relates to Steve Spagnuolo than former Eagles and current Rams safety Quintin Mikell. Mikell played under Spagnuolo when he was a defensive assistant with the Eagles in the... Read more

Video: Are Reid and Lurie on the same page?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 1:56 PM
Video: Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is keeping Andy Reid as head coach. CineSport's Tara Petrolino and the Inquirer's Jeff McLane discuss this and the statuses of Juan Castillo and Howie Roseman. Read more

Reid's silence an ominous sign for Castillo

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 12:06 PM
The Andy Reid watch is officially over. The Juan Castillo watch continues. And that difference seems very telling the day after Jeffrey Lurie's press conference. Lurie looked at this past season, recent history and Reid’s hold on his locker room and decided he wanted the head coach back for... Read more

Celek has sports hernia surgery

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 11:53 AM
Tight end Brent Celek underwent surgery to correct a sports hernia, the Eagles announced today. Celek also had surgery to correct a torn labrum in his left hip. The team termed both procedures, which were performed Tuesday, as being successful. The sports hernia procedure was performed by William... Read more

Eagles chat with Jonathan Tamari

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 11:44 PM
Join The Inquirer's for a live chat about all the latest Eagles news, including the team's decision to keep Andy Reid as head coach, on Wednesday at 2 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Lurie: Roseman 'one of brightest young' GMs

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 5:36 PM
While most of the attention during Jeffrey Lurie's press conference centered around whether Andy Reid would return for a 14th season -- and he will, the Eagles owner said -- there was some uncertainty about the status of general manager Howie Roseman after the Eagles finished the season 8-8. Lurie... Read more

Lurie: Would welcome DeSean back

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 3:37 PM
Jeffrey Lurie said that he would welcome DeSean Jackson back to the Eagles "if the right terms develop." The Eagles owner, of course, was referring to Jackson's contract situation and whether the Eagles would offer the wide receiver a new deal or place the one-year franchise tag on him in February... Read more

Lurie: Reid is best coach to win championship

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 3:00 PM
Andy Reid will be back to coach the Eagles for a 14th season, team owner Jeffrey Lurie said Tuesday afternoon. He said decisions about defensive coordinator Juan Castillo will come from Reid. "Andy Reid to me not only has the love of the players and respect, he also has the fire in his belly to be... Read more
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