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Archive: February, 2012

Eagles to retain Cullen Jenkins

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 10:50 AM
The Eagles have restructured Cullen Jenkins' contract and will keep the veteran defensive tackle for next season and possibly beyond. Jenkins was scheduled to earn $7.5 million for next season, including a $5 million bonus due on March 13. He will still collect the bonus but will be have his 2012... Read more

The importance of keeping Jenkins

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 4:40 PM
In the free agent frenzy of 2011, Cullen Jenkins was signed to fit Jim Washburn’s attacking scheme and provide pressure up the middle, but in his introduction to Philadelphia it was immediately clear that he brought much more to the table. The context here is important: the Eagles had just traded... Read more

T.O., Moss and offseason drama

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 2:05 PM
Around this time of year my friends and acquaintances start asking: so, now that football season is over, what do you do? I shake my head and explain: one thing that the NFL does extraordinarily well is make itself a topic of conversation all year. It never stops. The league has a preseason, a regular... Read more

Roseman: Desean has "a bright future"

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 3:49 PM
Eagles general manager Howie Roseman hinted that the Eagles would be more restrained in free agency this year, said DeSean Jackson has a "bright future" and discussed the team's draft philosophy -- all without getting too deep into specific answers, leaving plenty of room for interpretation of his... Read more

Mayock: Kuechly a 'slam dunk'

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 4:23 PM
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock -- the best in the game, if you ask me -- did a conference call with reporters today, giving me and Les Bowen a chance to ask him about Luke Kuechly and other inside linebacker options, assuming that the Eagles are looking for an upgrade there when the draft rolls... Read more

Eagles chat with Jonathan Tamari

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 12:35 AM
Join the Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari for a live chat about all the latest Eagles news on Wednesday at noon. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Chaney: I'll be ready for minicamp

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 4:09 PM
Linebacker Jamar Chaney talked to the Eagles' team Web site today, and said he'd be ready to practice in April even after having offseason surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He said the surgery will help him from suffering the same injury again. "It's coming along pretty good now," Chaney... Read more

Site: Eagles corners among NFL's worst tacklers

Monday, February 13, 2012, 5:27 PM
Most people who watched the Eagles would agree that Asante Samuel was the team’s best cover corner in 2011, despite the high-profile additions of Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. That’s good for Samuel, but bad for two players who were supposed to come in and drastically... Read more

Samuel: "of course" I want to be back

Friday, February 10, 2012, 1:21 PM
Asante Samuel was back in Philadelphia Friday, helping to fix up a home for a single mother just a few minutes from Lincoln Financial Field. The most pressing question for football fans is whether Samuel will be spending much more time in Philadelphia, or if he will be taking his game elsewhere. Asked... Read more

Bowles' early look at the secondary

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 1:52 PM
Jeff and I sat down today with new Eagles secondary coach Todd Bowles to learn a little more about him and what his plans are. Bowles, who said he had a chance to become a defensive coordinator in Oakland, take an assistant head coach/secondary coach job in Cincinnati or keep that same position in... Read more
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