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Archive: August, 2010

Eagles getting healthy; Vick for first half, Kafka second

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 2:36 PM
The Eagles are getting healthy as the regular season approaches. Guard Todd Herremans, who sat out Monday's practice after turning his right ankle -- after an off-season spent nursing his left foot -- was back on the field Tuesday for a light session before Thursday's preseason finale. Center Jamaal... Read more

Eagles place Sapp on IR, claim DE Pannel Egboh off waivers

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 4:53 PM
The Eagles placed rookie defensive end Ricky Sapp, a fifth-round draft pick, on injured reserve Tuesday and picked up defensive end Pannel Egboh off of waivers. Egboh had been waived by the Texans. Sapp, who partially tore his right anterior cruciate ligament in 2008 as a junior at Clemson, had previously... Read more

Eagles trade Charles Scott for CB Jorrick Calvin

Monday, August 30, 2010, 12:57 PM
The Eagles traded sixth round draft pick Charles Scott to the Cardinals for cornerback Jorrick Calvin, who was taken one spot later in April's draft. Calvin, 5-foot-11, 184 pounds, had 76 tackles, two interceptions and nine pass break ups for Troy as a junior in 2008. He missed his senior season because... Read more

Who makes the roster: Defensive back

Monday, August 30, 2010, 11:35 AM
We conclude our series on who makes the 53-man roster with … CORNERBACK Maybe all the fingernail-biting about the Eagles’ cornerback situation was unjustified. Maybe Asante Samuel got stronger in the off-season and will thus be a better, more willing tackler. Maybe Ellis Hobbs isn’t... Read more

McLane: Too early to panic

Monday, August 30, 2010, 4:33 PM
The Inquirer's Jeff McLane says it is too early to worry about the Eagles offense, though there is reason to worry about the offensive line. Read more

Jamaal Jackson on track for opener

Monday, August 30, 2010, 4:11 PM
Jamaal Jackson took every repetition at center with the first team offense Monday and, baring a setback, appears to be on track to start the season opener against the Packers. "That's my goal, but a lot can change from now and Sept. 12," Jackson said. "I'll just play it by ear and get... Read more

Herremans has ankle sprain; DeSean less wise

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 1:27 PM
Todd Herremans left Sunday's practice early with a right ankle sprain, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. The Eagles guard missed most of the camp with soreness in his left foot. Herremans did return a few weeks ago and played in the third preseason game against the Chiefs without incident. After practice... Read more

Who makes the roster: Linebacker

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 11:58 AM
We’re getting to the nitty gritty in our series on who makes the Eagles 53-man roster. I may have to use all of my prognostication skills to weed out which players at linebacker and defensive back make the team and which don't. We’ll do the linebackers today and d-backs manana. LINEBACKER The... Read more

Cole's ankle OK; Eagles cut 5

Saturday, August 28, 2010, 4:34 PM
An MRI performed on Trent Cole's right ankle Saturday revealed no structural damage, the Eagles said. The defensive end is listed as day to day with a mild ankle sprain. Cole injured his ankle in the second quarter of the Eagles' 20-17 preseason win at Kansas City. He had to be carted off the field... Read more

Kolb: "That wasn't quite ... sharp"

Saturday, August 28, 2010, 12:29 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kevin Kolb got his first taste of what it's like to face the media following his first below-average outing as the Eagles' starting quarterback. The Eagles beat the Chiefs, 20-17, Friday night but that's about the best thing you can say about the performance -- especially about... Read more
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