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Archive: January, 2009

CHEERING FROM THE PRESS BOX

Friday, January 30, 2009, 7:18 AM
I know people who have beaten cancer. I hope Jim Johnson is the next person I know who beats cancer. A family friend and one of my youth football and baseball coaches was diagnosed with stomach cancer about 20 years ago. I used to drive him to University of Pennsylvania Hospital for radiation treatments... Read more

DAWKINS: EAGLES HAVE SUPER BOWL PARTS IN PLACE

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 12:44 PM
The emcee at the Home Depot playground build in Tampa this morning cracked a joke that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner couldn't take part as scheduled because he had a "pretty big" game he was getting ready for Sunday. Brian Dawkins didn't even crack a smile. The Eagles' safety... Read more

RUNYAN STILL WANTS TO PLAY

Monday, January 19, 2009, 1:16 PM
If you saw Jon Runyan an hour after the Eagles' NFC championship loss to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday night, you'd have thought he'd be considering retirement. After weeks and weeks of playing on a sprained right knee, then suffering a concussion on the final play of the game, the Eagles' 35-year-old... Read more

EAGLES INACTIVES AND A PREDICTION

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 2:14 PM
Wide receiver Reggie Brown is the Eagles' most notable inactive for today's NFC championship game against the Arizona Cardinals. Brown dressed and Greg Lewis sat last week in the Eagles' playoff win over the New York Giants, but their roles have been reversed today. The Eagles' other inactives: cornerback... Read more

DAWKINS FINALIST FOR PAYTON AWARD

Thursday, January 15, 2009, 1:28 PM
Eagles safety Brian Dawkins has been named one of the three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award, which is presented annually at the Super Bowl. The prestigious Payton Award is presented to a player for both his playing excellence and off-the-field community service work. The... Read more

A ROTATION ISSUE

Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 2:47 PM
The Eagles' defense knows its mission: get in the face of Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner. "He has a very, very quick trigger when he releases the ball," safety Brian Dawkins said. "He's never been a guy who takes a bunch of sacks. He's going to get rid of the ball fast. The thing that... Read more

BEWARE THE OTHER BIRDS

Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:14 PM
The message Andy Reid is going to drum into his players as they prepare for Sunday's NFC championship game is that the Arizona Cardinals that showed up at Lincoln Financial Field Thanksgiving night are not the same team that will be hosting them at University of Phoenix Stadium with a trip to Super... Read more

KLECKO PLAYING

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 12:21 PM
Despite missing the entire week of practice with a shoulder injury, fullback Dan Klecko will play today in the Eagles' NFC divisonal playoff game against the New York Giants. It wouldn't be surprising to still see Correll Buckhalter used as a fullback at various points during the game. Tight end L... Read more

Transcript: Inquirer's Ashley Fox chats with Giants fans

Friday, January 9, 2009, 10:29 AM
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Chat transcript with Giants beat writer

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 9:58 AM
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