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Archive: March, 2012

Eagles trade for LB Ryans

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 7:18 PM
The Eagles acquired former Pro Bowl linebacker DeMeco Ryans in exchange for a fourth round draft pick and a swap of third round picks, sources confirmed Tuesday. The Eagles, who had two fourth round selections in the upcoming draft, gave Houston their fourth pick in that round to get Ryans. The Texans... Read more

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 4:58 AM
Join The Inquirer's Jeff McLane for a live chat about all the latest offseason news and rumors, starting Tuesday at noon. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

The Rock visits the Eagles

Monday, March 19, 2012, 2:23 PM
Sometimes in this job, you just get lucky by being in the right place at the right time when something happens to unfold in front of you. I thought I was enjoying one of those rare moments just after noon, when I arrived at the NovaCare Complex in anticipation of Evan Mathis' news conference and saw... Read more

Eagles sign two interior linemen

Monday, March 19, 2012, 2:15 PM
On the day guard Evan Mathis met with reporters following his signing a five-year contract with the Eagles, the team announced the additions of two other interior linemen. They agreed to terms with Mike Gibson last week, but did not finalize the two-year deal until today. Gibson, 26, is back for his... Read more

Video: Eagles' Mathis returns to the nest

Monday, March 19, 2012, 5:15 PM
Video: Evan Mathis followed his heart back to Philadelphia and agreed to a five-year deal with the Eagles. Jon Tamari of the Inquirer reports. Read more

Mathis, Eagles reach five-year deal

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 3:37 PM
Evans Mathis isn't going anywhere after all. The Eagles and the free agent guard agreed to a five-year on Saturday, the team announced. The deal is worth $25 million in base salary with $7 million guaranteed, an NFL source said. Mathis had offers from the Eagles and the Ravens as of Friday, but flew... Read more

Eagles also offer Mathis

Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:52 PM
The Eagles or Ravens – which team will Evan Mathis choose? That is the question. The answer could come as soon as this evening once Mathis lands in Arizona and heads home to mull over his choices. The Ravens offered the free agent guard a contract, Mathis told reporters. The Eagles have extended... Read more

Report: Ravens offer Mathis a deal

Friday, March 16, 2012, 11:26 AM
The Eagles have had a strong, prudent start to free agency, so it’s hard to be critical of their early moves in the NFL shopping period. But while it’s a no-brainer to lock up players such as Todd Herremans, Trent Cole and DeSean Jackson, and to wait for the linebacker market to settle... Read more

What are the Eagles doing at LB?

Friday, March 16, 2012, 3:30 PM
The Eagles need a linebacker -- probably two. You know it. They know it. But how will they go about addressing the need? Will they sign one of the top linebackers in free agency? Will they acquire a starting-caliber linebacker that isn't going to command top dollar? Will they just scrape one from... Read more

DeSean: aiming for the Hall of Fame

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 2:05 PM
DeSean Jackson expressed relief, gratitude, happiness and some big dreams today after signing his new five-year contract with the Eagles. Jackson promised a Super Bowl within the five years of his deal, and said he wants to be even more than just a Pro Bowler. "I'm just happy to still be here and... Read more
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