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Archive: April, 2010

Reid talks draft on radio

Monday, April 26, 2010, 4:47 PM
Andy Reid went on 97.5 The Fanatic this afternoon and provided a little more insight -- although not much -- on the Eagles' draft. Here's a brief summary of his interview with host Mike Missanelli: ON WHY THE EAGLES TOOK BRANDON GRAHAM BEFORE SAFETY EARL THOMAS: Reid's philosophy is like many others... Read more

Eagles sign undrafted FAs

Sunday, April 25, 2010, 8:14 PM
The Eagles are expected to announce Monday the undrafted rookie free agents that they signed after the draft. But most of the names have already emerged. Purdue quarterback Joey Elliott, a 6-foot-2, 216-pound rookie, inked a deal with the Eagles moments after the draft concluded Saturday afternoon... Read more

Eagles draft QB Kafka

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 12:23 PM
Waiting is the hardest part, someone once sang before. (Tom Petty?) Mike Kafka had to wait almost three seasons before he regained his starting quarterback spot at Northwestern. It should help prepare him for his next venture as a backup quarterback after the Eagles selected him in the fourth round... Read more

Eagles finally take a CB

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 10:53 AM
The Eagles continued to address their defense in this year's draft, finally adding a cornerback to their take Saturday. They also selected a linebacker and a defensive end, and have now used six of their first eight picks on defensive players. With their first pick in the fourth round, they drafted... Read more

Eagles draft: Looking to Day 2

Friday, April 23, 2010, 11:17 AM
Brandon Graham, the Eagles' newest defensive end, will be introduced to the media today at 4 p.m. at the NovaCare Complex. But the Michigan product was last night's news. Let's look ahead to Day 2 of the NFL draft, and specifically the second round where the Eagles have two picks. The Eagles own the... Read more

Eagles draft South Florida S Allen

Friday, April 23, 2010, 6:34 PM
The Eagles drafted South Florida safety Nate Allen with their first pick in the second round of the NFL draft -- aka "The Donovan McNabb selection." The Eagles received the 37th overall pick from Washington in exchange for their one-time franchise quarterback. They made good use of it, taking... Read more

Meet your newest Eagle

Friday, April 23, 2010, 5:13 PM
When he was seven years old, Brandon Graham quit football. "I got knocked out," Graham said. "I was running the ball and [an opposing player] was playing defense. He'd been there. He was ten years old and I was seven. And he ran right through me. I had a stinger. I got up and I walked... Read more

Fearless Eagles draft forecast

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 12:23 PM
The 2010 NFL Draft is upon us. Get your geek on. Before I inflict you with my first-round mock draft (Coming Soon! Get your arrows out!), I thought it might be more informative to forecast what the Eagles won’t do in this year’s draft. It’ll be much more accurate, and quite frankly... Read more

Eagles get Michigan DE Graham

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 8:54 PM
Brandon Graham was asked to give a scouting report on what kind of player the Eagles drafted themselves Thursday night. “Great pass rusher. Disruptive run stopper. High-motor guy,” the former Michigan defensive end said, of course, describing himself. And then, as if he caught himself... Read more

McLane's mock draft

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 3:56 PM
With 3-1/2 hours until the start of 2010 NFL Draft, here’s my one and only mock draft of the first round. I'll be happy if I get one pick right. 1. St. Louis Rams: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma. 2. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska. 3. Tampa Bay Bucs: Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma. 4. Washington... Read more
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