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Archive: March, 2011

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Monday, March 7, 2011, 8:17 PM
Join the Inquirer's Jeff McLane as he takes your questions in Tuesday's Eagles chat, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

King Dunlap arrested in Nashville

Saturday, March 5, 2011, 10:50 AM
Eagles tackle King Dunlap was arrested in Nashville Friday and charged with reckless driving and disorderly conduct. Police said he drove his Cadillac Escalade onto the sidewalk outside Bridgestone Arena and refused to move when ordered to by police. Dunlap, 25, a Nashville native, parked his SUV... Read more

Vick on contract, the off-season and Oprah

Friday, March 4, 2011, 2:49 PM
ATLANTIC CITY -- Two days after he signed a one-year contract with the Eagles, Michael Vick was here to accept the Maxwell Football Club's Bert Bell Award as professional football's most valuable player for last season. Vick was at the Harrah's along with his coach Andy Reid, also an award-winner... Read more

NFL, NFLPA agrees to seven day extension

Friday, March 4, 2011, 3:33 PM
WASHINGTON -- The NFL and their players union agreed to a seven-day extension of their CBA Friday, giving them another week to try to avoid a full-out labor war and finally instilling a measure of optimism into their negotiations. The two sides will return to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation... Read more

Lockout watch continues, from Starbucks

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 11:45 AM
So I'm spending my day standing outside a government office waiting for negotiators to emerge. Somehow I feel like I'm back in my political reporting days. Well, technically I'm not outside the building. Except for the TV folks, whose reports would be obviously diminished without shots of the doors... Read more

Eagles tender Harrison and Rocca

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 3:29 PM
Just before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline, the Eagles tendered running back Jerome Harrison and punter Sav Rocca, restricted free agents under the current system. Harrison was tendered at a second-round level and the Eagles would receive no compensation if Rocca signed with another team. The Eagles... Read more

Akers won't sign transition tender; Vick signs

Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 10:19 AM
UPDATE: The Eagles made it official when they announced Wednesday that Michael Vick signed a one-year contract. The quarterback was designated as the team's franchise player on Feb. 15. Based on 2010 earnings of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL, Vick is slated to earn a little over $16 million... Read more

Lockout latest

Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 9:08 PM
Chantilly, VA -- Here's the take away from a day of meetings (by owners) and waiting (by reporters and those fans who care): there was no indication of progress on the NFL's labor front and all signs point to a lockout at the end of the day Thursday. I'll have a full report in Thursday's Inquirer... Read more

Eagles tender Bradley and 3 others

Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 3:42 PM
The Eagles have tendered offers to linebacker Stewart Bradley, guard Max Jean-Gilles, cornerback Dimitri Patterson and running back Eldra Buckley, the team announced Wednesday. All four would remain restricted free agents if the old collective bargaining rules hold up. The CBA expires Thursday at... Read more

Vick to sign franchise tender

Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 12:00 AM
Michael Vick will sign his franchise tender from the Eagles on Wednesday, two weeks after the team placed the tag on the quarterback, a league source said Tuesday. If the one-year tender were to remain in a new collective bargaining agreement, Vick would stand to earn slightly more than $16 million... Read more
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