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Archive: March, 2013

Jeffrey Lurie might push for Philadelphia Super Bowl

Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:21 PM
The Philadelphia region should pay attention to how the Super Bowl goes next season in East Rutherford, N.J., because it could determine whether Philadelphia could host a game. Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said Monday he will push for a Philadelphia Super Bowl, depending on how the Super Bowl goes in... Read more

Jeffrey Lurie explains his presence on Geno Smith scouting trip

Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:14 PM
PHOENIX -- The most intriguing part of the Eagles' private workout with Geno Smith last week was the presence of team owner Jeffrey Lurie, who seldom makes scouting visits. In fact, Lurie said at Monday's NFL league meetings that the last time he took such a trip was 1999, when the Eagles selected... Read more

Michael Vick holds book signing during week of violent threats

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 7:46 PM
Five days after Michael Vick canceled scheduled book signings amid violent threats, Vick held a charity even and signed books Saturday at a Georgia church. Vick appeared at the Victory for the World Church in Stone Mountain, Ga. The event came after Vick received messages of support from fans, community... Read more

Revisiting the Kevin Kolb-Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie trade

Friday, March 15, 2013, 2:20 PM
Now that Kevin Kolb has been released by the Cardinals and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was not retained by the Eagles, the last remaining pieces from the 2011 blockbuster deal are Vinny Curry and Brandon Boykin. That's what the Eagles received for the Cardinals 2012 second-round pick, which the Eagles... Read more

Eagles general Howie Roseman on Geno Smith: 'He's an impressive guy'

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 5:07 PM
Despite making the 600-mile trek to and from Morgantown, and bringing owner Jeffrey Lurie along for the ride, Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman didn’t have much to say about their private workout of West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. “Obviously, he’s an impressive guy,” Roseman... Read more

Eagles free agents prepared to 'shock the world'

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 3:50 PM
The Eagles introduced tight end/fullback James Casey and defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga, and both expressed optimism about leaving established playoff teams for a franchise coming off a four-win season with an established head coach. "We are here to hunt, we are here to win," Sopoaga said. "I promise... Read more

Video: Splashy free agency moves the Eagles can make

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 12:36 PM
Is the Eagles organization a desirable destination for prospective free agents? The Inquirer's Jeff McLane and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the Eagles' needs in free agency. Read more

Eagles pursuing free agent TE James Casey

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 4:19 PM
The Eagles have expressed interest in tight end James Casey and are expected to bring him in for a visit this week, an NFL source said. While Casey isn't considered one of the most sought after free agents on the market, his versatility certainly makes him appealing to many teams, including the Eagles... Read more

Eagles not expected to pursue big-name free agents

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 3:57 PM
Free agency kicks off in about a few minutes and there are some relatively big names on the market for the Eagles to pursue. But a word of caution to those that hope that Birds general manager Howie Roseman will sign cornerback Sean Smith or safety Dashon Goldson or outside linebacker Paul Kruger... Read more

Todd Herremans discusses changes around him, his injury recovery

Monday, March 11, 2013, 2:47 PM
Todd Herremans, Trent Cole, and Mike Patterson were the longest-tenured Eagles last season as the last vestiges of the 2005 draft class. Patterson was released two weeks ago. Andy Reid was fired two months ago. When Herremans looks around, the changes in the organization are apparent. "It’s... Read more
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