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Archive: February, 2011

Final thoughts: Eagles and the combine

Monday, February 28, 2011, 12:08 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Sitting in the bright and efficient Indianapolis International Airport, here are a few final thoughts on the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine. Offensive Line This is the area where the Eagles are most likely to find help. We knew this going in, and nothing happened to change that. There... Read more

Herzlich: Football hopes helped beat cancer

Sunday, February 27, 2011, 1:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Cancer threatened to prevent Mark Herzlich from getting here, but getting here is what helped Herzlich beat cancer. “Once I got diagnosed, I said a prayer every morning, every night, to be cancer free, to play football again,” Herzlich said Sunday at the NFL Scouting... Read more

Combine Sunday: CBs and Devlin

Sunday, February 27, 2011, 3:02 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Combine media sessions began with one significant area of Eagles need – the offensive line – and they’re ending today with the other biggest hole – at defensive back. The man considered the best of the 2011 cornerback class, LSU’s Patrick Peterson... Read more

Eagles' offensive line needs focus

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 1:10 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Offensive linemen are pushing steel bars and sprinting 40 yards today as the physical side of the NFL Combine gets underway with a position – you may have heard – that the Eagles could be eyeing in the draft. The Eagles obviously need better line talent and will be looking... Read more

Newton, Mallett, a contrast in styles

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 4:20 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Talk about a contrast in styles. Cam Newton and Ryan Mallett, probably the two most physically-talented quarterbacks in the 2011 draft, came to the same podium one after another and left very different impressions. Mallett, who has seen his draft stock hurt by allegations about his... Read more

Combine Day 2

Friday, February 25, 2011, 11:00 AM
The second day of the scouting combine holds less intrigue for the Eagles, even if it's a day for some of the biggest names of the draft. Today quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers meet with the media -- so that means guys like Cam Newton, A.J. Green and former Heisman winner Mark Ingram... Read more

Combine: Roseman sees deep O line class

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 9:39 AM
INDIANAPOLIS --When Eagles GM Howie Roseman looks over the draft class, he sees the deepest offensive line grouping in years. "The talent level overall is probably better than it has been the past few years," Roseman said Thursday. "It's deep. You have some guys who are versatile, who can play tackle... Read more

Justice knee cleaned out, should be OK

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 6:49 PM
Eagles tackle Winston Justice had his left knee cleaned out Tuesday and did not require any further surgery, according to the team. That means Justice should be ready in plenty of time for training camp, if there is training camp. Dr. James Andrews cleaned out the knee in Birmingham, AL. Justice... Read more

Justice to have knee surgery

Monday, February 21, 2011, 4:13 PM
Eagles right tackle Winston Justice will have knee surgery Tuesday, the Eagles confirmed. A team spokesman called the surgery a "clean out." Renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews will perform the procedure in Alabama. The Wilmington News Journal, citing an unidentified team source, said there... Read more

Eagles sign LB Jeanty

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 11:58 AM
With free agency likely to be stalled by a lockout, the only player movement right now is coming from street free agents, guys who had no contracts when the season ended. So today the Eagles signed another one of those players, agreeing to a one-year deal with linebacker Rashad Jeanty. Jeanty, a forme... Read more
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