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Archive: September, 2009

Honors for Kolb and Jackson

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 2:44 PM
Quarterback Kevin Kolb was named NFC offensive player of the week for his performance against the Chiefs last week and wide receiver DeSean Jackson will be named NFC special teams player of the month for September. Jackson opened the season with an 85-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Panthers... Read more

Trotter: "It's overwhelming"

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 2:59 PM
Jeremiah Trotter is going to get a chance to see if it's true what they say about the third time. The Eagles signed the former Pro Bowl middle linebacker to a one-year deal at the league minimum. The move would have come as a surprise a week ago, but seemed to become a formality yesterday when Trotter... Read more

Banner: '(Vick) is doing everything we could ask for.' Plus: Eagles partner with Phillies

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 11:45 AM
Eagles president Joe Banner, speaking at a joint venture with the Phillies and Jefferson Hospital Tuesday morning, praised Michael Vick and expressed his delight over Sunday's win. "He's doing great," Banner said of Vick. "He's doing everything we could ask for. We have to see how things... Read more

Reid: Donovan is the No. 1 QB

Monday, September 28, 2009, 1:26 PM
Don't come here looking for a quarterback controversy. Nope. Not here. Those were the sentiments expressed by Andy Reid today at his day-after press conference. In light of Kevin Kolb's relief performance in the Eagles' 34-14 win over the Chiefs yesterday, it's become clear that Reid has himself four... Read more

Report: Eagles gave Trotter a physical

Monday, September 28, 2009, 8:52 PM
The Eagles have given Jeremiah Trotter a physical, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, but a team spokesman said tonight that coach Andy Reid still remains undecided about re-signing the former Pro Bowl linebacker. Trotter worked out in front of Reid and other Eagles team officials Thursday. The Eagles... Read more

Cunningham: "This is my Hall of Fame"

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 12:01 PM
Randall Cunningham, the former quarterback that paved the way for the Donovan McNabbs and Michael Vicks of the NFL, and Al Wistert, who paved the way for tailback Steve Van Buren as the Eagles won their first two championships in 1948 and 1949, are being inducted into the team's Ring of Honor today... Read more

Westbrook isn't playing

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 11:39 AM
Brian Westbrook isn't playing. Despite reports during the practice week from coach Andy Reid that Westbrook's sprained right ankle was improving, the Eagles' star running back is unable to play today against the Kansas City Chiefs. Westbrook sprained his surgically repaired ankle late in the third... Read more

Jackson to Jackson: Stop the nonsense

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 5:15 PM
Jamaal Jackson loved DeSean Jackson's 64-yard touchdown reception during the second quarter of the Eagles' 34-14 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs. He didn't like the head-first-dive-into-a-front-split celebration so much. "I told him, 'Great run, but let's try to exhibit some professionalism,'... Read more

Reid: Trotter "did a nice job"

Friday, September 25, 2009, 11:56 AM
Andy Reid talked today about the Eagles' decision to work out former linebacker and current talk-radio personality Jeremiah Trotter Thursday. "I just wanted to see where he was at," the Eagles coach said. "He had his knee taking care of after he left here ... so I wanted to get him... Read more

McNabb, Westbrook and Jackson still out; Curtis still limited

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 1:42 PM
Donovan McNabb, Brian Westbrook and DeSean Jackson did not practice today. The three offensive starters were not in pads, but were out on the field for most of practice. McNabb has a fractured rib and didn't play last week against the Saints as Kevin Kolb earned his first start. Michael Vick, Jeff... Read more
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