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Archive: August, 2011

Patterson returns to Lehigh

Friday, August 5, 2011, 12:34 PM
UPDATE: Mike Patterson is back at Lehigh. He was on campus just before this afternoon's practice, walking around, smiling and looking like himself. Asked how he was doing Patterson said simply "better" but that he had to talk to more doctors. He told Les Bowen that he'll speak to the media on Saturday... Read more

Nnamdi's first day, morning practice notes

Friday, August 5, 2011, 12:27 PM
There was a real buzz at Lehigh today as Nnamdi Asomugha took the field for the first time as an Eagle. As interesting as it was to see the lanky cover man in action, many of us were watching to see how exactly the Eagles used him with Asante Samuel and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. The answer: a lot... Read more

Video: First look at Jenkins

Friday, August 5, 2011, 8:33 AM
VIDEO: Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins participates in his first drills at Lehigh since signing with the Eagles. Read more

Lurie: Eagles no "dream team"

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 12:50 PM
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said he hopes to have quarterback Michael Vick on the team for “many many” years, that the team doesn’t believe in negotiating extensions with players who are holding out and he downplayed talk of the Eagles as a “dream team.” Lurie, meeting... Read more

Abiamiri ruptures Achilles, Sapp missing and notes

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 12:43 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles' defensive line suffered a few more losses when defensive ends Victor Abiamiri ruptured his right Achilles tendon and Ricky Sapp left training camp. Abiamiri was spotted on crutches and wearing a boot over his lower right leg Wednesday. The Eagles have declined to update... Read more

Patterson has brain condition

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 8:55 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Mike Patterson has a brain condition called arteriovenous malformation (AVM) -- which is the tangling of blood vessels near the skull -- that may require surgery, the Eagles said. "We're pretty sure that that's what caused the seizure," Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder said."... Read more

DeSean report date could be Aug. 9

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 8:14 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- We may now know when DeSean Jackson will report to Eagles training camp. After the CBA was ratified today the date in which players under contract must report or lose an accured year toward free agency is Aug. 9, according to profootballtalk.com. The NFL pushed for that date while... Read more

Eagles didn't call about Moss

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 2:46 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles did not make an offer for the-recently-retired Randy Moss and did not contact his agent, NFL sources said. The Boston Herald reported Wednesday morning that the Eagles made an offer for the future Hall of Fame wide receiver. Moss retired earlier this week and recently... Read more

Maclin not practicing, Watkins starting and more

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 1:06 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Jeremy Maclin was back at Eagles training camp. That was the good news. The not-so-good news was that he can't practice until he is cleared by doctors for an unspecified illness and that appears to still be a ways off. "He's not done with his tests so the doctors are still looking... Read more

Eagles: Patterson OK after seizure

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 10:04 AM
BETHELEHEM, Pa. -- UPDATE: After practice the Eagles said Mike Patterson had a seizure that lasted about four minutes, but was now alert and stable, even joking with staff at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Head trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson had no medical history that would have led to a seizure... Read more
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