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Archive: March, 2009

MCCOY VISITING EAGLES

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 3:26 PM
A league source said today that Pitt running back LeSean McCoy will make a pre-draft visit with the Eagles. McCoy, a star at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, ran for 2,816 yards and 35 touchdowns in just two seasons with the Panthers. The 5-foot-11, 210-pound running back also proved to... Read more

EAGLES PRESEASON SCHEDULE RELEASED

Monday, March 30, 2009, 1:36 PM
The Eagles released their preseason schedule this afternoon and it includes a Thursday Aug. 20 nationally televised game on FOX against the Colts in Indianapolis. The preseason will begin the week before -- either Aug. 13 or 14 -- with a game against the New England Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field... Read more

BREAKFAST WITH ANDY, PART TWO

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 1:25 PM
We here -- actually, it's just me here -- at Birds Eye View often ridicule the hated competition over at Eagleterian, but today we have a collaborative effort in the interest of getting our beloved readers at philly.com as much information as fast as possible. Paul Domowitch, the esteemed veteran national... Read more

HARBAUGH ON REID: 'IT'S NOT STUBBORN IF YOU'RE RIGHT'

Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 12:49 PM
Break scrambled eggs with Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh early in the morning and you come to this realization: It would be wonderful if he was providing the coaching quotes at the NovaCare Complex. That's not to say that Harbaugh is a better head coach than Andy Reid. He'd have to lose four... Read more

BRAYLON EDWARDS, ANYONE?

Monday, March 23, 2009, 12:18 PM
During an interview on the Eagles' web site last week, coach Andy Reid said he liked his wide receivers, which no doubt drew a collective groan from a lot of fans. Here's the thing to always remember about Reid: It's always about what he does and never about what he says. This isn't the first time... Read more

IS THERE MONEY BACK WITH BLOG'S GUARANTEE?

Monday, March 23, 2009, 6:27 PM
Our sister blog here at philly.com -- Eaglesomethingorotherian -- guaranteed yesterday that the Eagles will take a running back in the first round of the NFL draft and continued to trumpet the idea with support from ESPN analyst and former Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski today. Since blogs get buried... Read more

HARBAUGH SAYS EAGLES IN GOOD DRAFT POSITION

Sunday, March 22, 2009, 7:41 PM
There was a Condoleezza Rice sighting in the lobby of the posh St. Regis Hotel this afternoon, but Andy Reid and the other Eagles decision makers managed to make themselves invisible. Rice, the country's former Secretary of State, arrived at the NFL owners meetings as a guest dinner speaker. Former... Read more

EAGLES SIGN FULLBACK WEAVER

Friday, March 20, 2009, 2:51 PM
The Eagles have agreed to contract terms with Leonard Weaver, according to the fullback's agent Harold Lewis. Weaver, who had spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks, received a one-year deal. Lewis said the deal could be worth as much as $2.5 million. "I... Read more

THE CHEERLEADERS LOOK GOOD

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 4:07 PM
The transcript of Eagles web site director Dave Spadaro's interview with head coach Andy Reid has been up all morning on philadelphiaeagles.com. Now, the video from that interview has also been posted. If you don't have time to watch it, here's the best part: Spadaro previews his interview by saying... Read more

SMITH VISITING RAVENS

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 5:33 PM
Apparently former Eagles special teams coordinator John Harbaugh might be interested in giving free agent tight end L.J. Smith a new lease on life in Baltimore. Harbaugh, who took the Ravens to the AFC championship game in his first season as the team's head coach, has invited Smith for a visit and... Read more
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