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Archive: August, 2009

Vick is here: The scene

Friday, August 14, 2009, 10:02 AM
Normally, it takes about, oh, ten seconds to pull into the NovaCare Center and pass through security. Today, not surprisingly, it took about ten minutes. And no, it wasn't because there were protestors lined up outside the Eagles' practice facility railing against the team's signing of convicted dog... Read more

Jaws on No. 7 to Vick: "No problem"

Friday, August 14, 2009, 3:44 PM
It's not a retired number, but the No. 7 has been worn with pride by a handful of Eagles over the organization's 75-year-plus existence. But no one wore it with more prestige than when Ron Jaworski did from 1977-86. There will be another quarterback donning the No. 7, as of tomorrow's practice. The... Read more

Reaction to Vick signing

Friday, August 14, 2009, 12:31 AM
Here's some reaction from the signing of Michael Vick: COACH ANDY REID: "I'm a believer that as long as people go through the right process, they deserve a second chance. He's got great people on his side; there isn't a finer person than Tony Dungy. He's proven he's on the right track." PEOPLE... Read more

Report: Eagles add Vick

Thursday, August 13, 2009, 8:46 PM
You thought bringing T.O. to Philly was controversial? The Eagles signed Michael Vick, the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback who was recently released from prison, to a two-year contract, the team confirmed tonight. In August 2007, Vick was convicted of conspiracy and running a dogfighting operation... Read more

Injury du jour: Todd Herremans

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 9:36 AM
In a fitting conclusion to the Eagles' 18-day stay at Lehigh University, coach Andy Reid revealed another injury after the team's walk-through this morning. Starting left guard Todd Herremans has what Reid described as "a stress reaction in a bone in his left foot just above the arch." Herremans... Read more

Baskett: "I'm good"; Brady to play

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 11:24 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Hank Baskett hyper-extended his right knee today at Eagles practice. That's all, folks. After practice, Baskett walked to his car with his knee heavily bandaged. Asked if he was OK, Baskett responded, "Yeah, I'm good." So let's all just calm down before we start jumping... Read more

Nagy era over

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 4:11 PM
Matt Nagy spent this morning in a No. 9 red jersey as a member of the Eagles' 80-man training camp roster. Afterward, the former University of Delaware and Arena League quarterback talked about the opportunity of a lifetime. By the afternoon practice, his opportunity had vanished. "Matt Nagy's... Read more

Kolb visiting team doctor

Monday, August 10, 2009, 12:15 PM
Kevin Kolb headed back to Philadelphia after practice this morning for an MRI examination and a visit with team physician Peter DeLuca. "I'm OK," Kolb told the Inquirer after he sprained his left knee during the Eagles' morning workout at Lehigh University. "It's no big deal. I'm going... Read more

Kolb has MCL sprain; Cole AC shoulder sprain

Monday, August 10, 2009, 3:35 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Backup Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb has an MCL sprain in his left knee and will miss Thursday's preseason game against the Patriots. Defensive end Trent Cole has an AC shoulder sprain and will also sit out the game. Both players will then be listed as day-to-day. To read about what... Read more

DeSean Jackson back at practice

Sunday, August 9, 2009, 2:58 PM
BETHLEHAM, Pa. -- DeSean Jackson is back practicing after he hyperextended his knee yesterday. The wide receiver sat out this morning's practice, but could have gone if weren't for the wet field conditions, coach Andy Reid said. Jackson participated in a few drills. He took most off during what was... Read more
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