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Archive: August, 2011

Eagles Hall of Famer Pihos dies

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 8:35 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Eagles Hall of Fame wide receiver Pete Pihos died early Tuesday morning at the age of 87 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Pihos passed away at 1:40 am this morning at Grace Healthcare in Winston-Salem, N.C., according to the Eagles. "Our hearts and prayers go out to... Read more

Morning practice: Henery struggles from deep, plus other notes

Monday, August 15, 2011, 12:52 PM
BETHLEHEM, PA -- Alex Henery had another day of mixed results here at Lehigh. The rookie kicker, the only kicker in training camp, hit from 30, 32, 37, 42, and 45 and later from 50. He missed from 44. (note: this is corrected from earlier, which when we mistakenly wrote that he made his first 44 yard... Read more

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Monday, August 15, 2011, 9:32 PM
Join The Inquirer's Jeff McLane for a live chat about all the latest happenings at Eagles training camp, starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Smith expects to practice by Week 1

Monday, August 15, 2011, 8:52 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Steve Smith said that he doesn't expect to play in the preseason, but the recently-acquired wide receiver said he could be back earlier than many -- including former coach Tom Coughlin -- had forecast. "Probably not," Smith said about playing in one or all of the Eagles' final three... Read more

Eagles add another tackle

Monday, August 15, 2011, 5:52 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- With the right tackle situation still as murky as the stormy skies that drenched Lehigh University on Monday, the Eagles added another tackle when they picked up Jose Acuna off waivers from the Cowboys. To make room on the roster the team cut tackle Joey Toledo, who was signed on... Read more

Report: Maclin 'fine;' Update on Tuesday

Monday, August 15, 2011, 3:37 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Saying that his brother was "fine," Jeremy Maclin's brother said that there will be an announcement on the Eagles wide receiver's unidentified illness on Tuesday. "When I say definitely, we definitely will have some news tomorrow," Andre Maclin told the Sporting News. "That's when... Read more

Nnamdi on DRC's speed: "Eye-opening"

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 1:12 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Yesterday Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was playing more nickel. Today Joselio Hanson was back almost exclusively in the slot. Yesterday Nnamdi Asomugha played mostly on the outside at right cornerback. Today he lined up a little more in the slot where he could blitz. With each day... Read more

DeSean sharp in first practice

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 12:22 PM
DeSean Jackson was back, with a new tattoo reading "dedicated" on the outside of his left calf and the same crisp connection with Michael Vick. The Eagles most dangerous wide receiver received cheers from fans and caught nearly everything thrown his way in Saturday morning's practice. It was Jackson's... Read more

Harris out with back spasms

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 8:56 AM
UPDATE: Ryan Harris, who has looked like a strong contender to become the team's starting right tackle, missed practice today with back spasms. Normally one practice out wouldn't be much to worry about, but coach Andy Reid said Harris has had "work" on his back in the past. Harris also missed 13 games... Read more

A "special" - not a "dream" - team

Friday, August 12, 2011, 12:12 PM
Every preseason in the NFL, with hope unbridled, it's Super Bowl or bust. Cliches are tossed around, buzz words and phrases are used to encapsulate a team, and story lines are manufactured. Last year, after Donovan McNabb and a cast of veterans were shown the NovaCare door, it was Kevin Kolb and the... Read more
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