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Archive: August, 2009

Maclin deal done

Monday, August 3, 2009, 11:28 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Rookie wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and the Eagles reached agreement on a five-year contract tonight, according a source close to the negotiations. The team just confirmed the news. Maclin, the Eagles' top draft pick, will earn $15.5 million with $9.5 million of that guaranteed,... Read more

Reid: I'm taking Bradley's injury home with me

Monday, August 3, 2009, 4:54 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- To get back at evil Eagles beat writers, coach Andy Reid declined to list the Eagles' injuries after today's practice at Lehigh, nor did he address the news that middle linebacker Stewart Bradley tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Several media outlets, including this one, reported... Read more

Samuel back at practice

Monday, August 3, 2009, 3:48 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- In light of the Stewart Bradley lost-for-the-season news -- which can be read here -- here's some good news to come out of today's practice: Asante Samuel is back. The cornerback has missed the first four days of full-squad practice here at training camp with a hamstring pull, but... Read more

Maclin talks continue

Sunday, August 2, 2009, 11:34 AM
There were indications late this morning that the Eagles were close to completing a deal with Jim Steiner, the agent for rookie wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, but as of late this afternoon the two sides were still trying to find a solution to a stalemate that has lasted through the first week of training... Read more

2 p.m. Monday: Live Eagles chat

Sunday, August 2, 2009, 6:44 PM
Join Jeff McLane for a live Eagles chat from Lehigh Monday at 2 p.m. Read more

Eagles sign DT, work out DT

Saturday, August 1, 2009, 2:03 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles announced the signing of defensive tackle Willie Williams. A 6-foot-4, 305-pound free agent, Williams was on the Rams' practice squad last year and was released earlier this week. St. Louis' signing of former Eagle Hollis Thomas led to Williams' release. The 24-year-old... Read more

'Live' observations

Saturday, August 1, 2009, 12:17 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Today was Day 2 of live hitting here at training camp with the action dialed up a notch. The sessions were a little more chippy, and the crowds larger and more animated thanks to the nicest day of the week. The early live portion dealt more with the running game; the latter part saw... Read more

Kevin Curtis back

Saturday, August 1, 2009, 8:45 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Kevin Curtis is back in pads practicing with the rest of the wide receivers here at Lehigh today. Curtis suffered a thigh bruise during yesterday morning's practice, limped off the field and didn't practice in the afternoon. Right now he's participating in individual drills. It remains... Read more
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