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Archive: March, 2009

KOLB WAITING FOR ANOTHER CHANCE

Monday, March 16, 2009, 4:37 PM
Eagles backup quarterback Kevin Kolb knows that some fans have already deemed his second-round selection in the 2007 draft a bust and he understands why they feel that way. "That's what they've seen," he said during an interview at Tra Thomas' charity golf tournament last week in Deland... Read more

BAKER TRIGGERED EAGLES PLAYOFF RUN

Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 2:24 PM
Rashad Baker has already played a major role in getting the Eagles to the playoffs and he just signed with the team today. Some people may recall that it was Baker, a Camden native, who came up with a game-clinching interception on the final day of the 2008 regular season that made the Eagles' finale... Read more

THOMAS HASN'T HEARD FROM REID

Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 1:04 PM
Still waiting for a return phone call from Eagles offensive tackle Tra Thomas, but he did make an appearance with Angelo Cataldi and former teammate Hugh Douglas this morning on 610 WIP radio. Without sounding the least bit angry, Thomas said he did not receive a phone call from Eagles head coach... Read more

A BIGGER LOSS THAN DAWKINS?

Monday, March 9, 2009, 11:59 AM
Peter Schaffer, the agent for former Eagles offensive tackle Tra Thomas, has confirmed that his client has signed a three-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Although it was clear that the Eagles wanted to move in a different direction at left tackle after Thomas had been their starter for 11... Read more

TRA THOMAS STATEMENTS FROM REID AND BANNER

Monday, March 9, 2009, 4:42 PM
Here are the statements from Eagles president Joe Banner and coach Andy Reid about Tra Thomas, who signed a three-year contract with Jacksonville earlier today: Banner: "On behalf of the entire Eagles organization, I want to thank Tra Thomas for a fantastic 11-year run in Philadelphia. It’s... Read more

EAGLES NOT INTERESTED IN MCFADDEN

Sunday, March 8, 2009, 4:10 PM
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Eagles add safety Jones

Friday, March 6, 2009, 3:39 PM
The Eagles have signed safety Sean Jones to a one-year deal worth $3 million. "It feels good to be an Eagle," Jones said at a news conference to announce his signing. "I think I'm turning a new leaf in my NFL career." Jones, a 2004 second-round pick by the Cleveland Browns, has... Read more

T.O.? THE ANSWER IS NO.

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 1:50 PM
Sometimes you have to ask the question even when you know the answer. Otherwise, you've made an assumption and you know what they say about people who assume. So the question was asked of the Eagles this morning: Safe to assume you guys have no interest in the recently released Terrell Owens? "No... Read more

GREG LEWIS TRADED TO PATRIOTS; SAFETY SEAN JONES VISITING TOMORROW

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 4:01 PM
New England coach Bill Belichick always liked Greg Lewis and now the veteran Eagles receiver is working for the Patriots. The Eagles officially announced that Lewis was dealt for an undisclosed pick in next month's draft and that the Patriots would also get an undisclosed pick in the 2010 draft. A... Read more

EAGLES INTERESTED IN SPRINGS AS A SAFETY

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 12:54 PM
Shawn Springs took a break from his visit with the Eagles today and revealed that the team is most interested in the veteran cornerback converting to safety. The longtime Washington Redskins cornerback also inadvertently revealed that Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is back at work after... Read more
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