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Archive: January, 2010

A desert opening for McNabb?

Friday, January 29, 2010, 1:14 PM
With Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner expected to announce his retirement this afternoon, Donovan McNabb fielded questions about the man who twice beat the Eagles in an NFC championship game. "Kurt and I have been friends pretty much since the year 2001 when we played in the NFC championship against... Read more

Roseman officially named GM

Friday, January 29, 2010, 9:20 AM
The Eagles made it official today: Howie Roseman is the team's next general manager. The 34-year-old Roseman, who has acted as the team's vice president of player personnel for the last two years, replaces Tom Heckert. Heckert took the GM job at Cleveland two weeks ago. Although his title suggests... Read more

Banner on QB situation

Friday, January 29, 2010, 3:20 PM
The Eagles introduced Howie Roseman as their new general manager today, so it was no time like the present to ask about the quarterback situation. That is, unless, you're asking Andy Reid. The Eagles coach, of course, doesn't talk about issues that he feels are unrelated to the gathering at hand,... Read more

The DeSean Jackson contract issue

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 2:47 PM
It was impossible not to notice Drew Rosenhaus' arrival this morning at St. Thomas Aquinas High School here in Fort Lauderdale. He was the high-profile NFL agent engaged in a massive hug with Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, a client he picked up in the middle of the 2009 season. We all remember... Read more

McNabb insists he'll be back

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 2:10 PM
Donovan McNabb remains convinced that he will remain an Eagle. Furthermore, he insists that's exactly what he wants. After practicing with the other players on the NFC roster this morning at a Fort Lauderdale High School, McNabb was surrounded by a large media gathering here to cover the Pro Bowl... Read more

Akers named to All-Decade team

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 5:54 PM
Eagles kicker David Akers has been named to the NFL's All-Decade team after leading the league in scoring over the past 10 seasons with 1,169 points. Akers is here in Fort Lauderdale for his fourth Pro Bowl of the decade. "It is obviously a huge honor just to play that length of time in the NFL... Read more

Mikell ready for first Pro Bowl

Monday, January 25, 2010, 2:35 PM
Quintin Mikell thought for sure he had a Pro Bowl-worthy season in 2008 and he did, which is probably why he'll board an airplane bound for Miami tomorrow and join the rest of the NFC roster when they begin practice Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale. Both the Eagles' veteran safety and quarterback Donovan... Read more

Dorenbos going to Pro Bowl

Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 10:09 AM
Another Eagles player was added to the NFC's Pro Bowl roster today, but it wasn't quarterback Donovan McNabb. The team announced this morning that long snapper Jon Dorenbos has been added to the roster, bringing the total number of Eagles on the NFC squad to seven. That number will rise to eight... Read more

Weaver named first-team All-Pro

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 11:29 AM
Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver was voted a first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press and four others were voted to the second team. Weaver, who is likely to be a restricted free agent when the new league year begins in March, had a career-best season with 70 rushes for 323 yards and 15 catches for... Read more

Ted Daisher out; Bobby April in

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 3:51 PM
The Eagles have fired special teams coordinator Ted Daisher, after one underwhelming season, and named Bobby April as his replacement today. The Eagles also terminated the contracts of strength and conditioning coach Mike Wolf and assistant strength and conditioning coach Jay Merlino. “We appreciate... Read more
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