Birds' Eye View Archive: July, 2009

Some first impressions from Lehigh

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Shortly after 10 a.m. this morning, Eagles coach Andy Reid made the one-word announcement that annually amplifies the importance of training... Read more

Full-contact, full go; injury updates

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles are in their full gear this morning for the first time at training camp. It's go time -- well, at least not for... Read more

Heyward-Bey signs, Maclin next?

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Darrius Heyward-Bey has reportedly signed a contract with the Raiders. With the first wide receiver taken in the draft finally inked to a deal... Read more

Samuel and Peters not practicing; Shawn Andrews absent

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Good news: the Eagles are near complete -- minus Jeremy Maclin -- for the first full-squad practice of training camp here... Read more

Here come the vets ...

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- This morning's practice here at Lehigh officially ended the portion of training camp designed to get rookies -- and few selected... Read more

McDermott remembers Johnson

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- With his blue eyes glistening, Sean McDermott reflected on the death of his mentor, Jim Johnson, today at training camp. A... Read more

Jim Johnson's important life

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We're taught in journalism school to be objective about the people we cover on a daily basis. Some people we encounter, however, make that... Read more

Kendra's husband checks in

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The Eagles' biggest celebrity just checked in for the start of training camp. No, not quarterback Donovan McNabb or running Brian Westbrook... Read more

Andy Reid drops 75 pounds

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Who is that svelte man patrolling the practice fields of Eagles training camp? Sean McDermott? Ted Daisher? Todd Pinkston?... Read more

Maclin still missing

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Another morning workout has been completed without rookie wide receiver Jeremy Maclin taking part today. Jim Steiner, the St. Louis-based... Read more