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Archive: April, 2011

Judge orders NFL, players back into negotiations

Monday, April 11, 2011, 3:48 PM
The judge overseeing the court case between the NFL and its players ordered both sides back to the negotiating table Monday, with a Minneapolis magistrate judge to serve as referee. Judge Susan Richard Nelson ordered the two sides of the NFL labor battle back to Minnesota to begin talks Thursday at... Read more

NFL, players call for meetings, can't agree on venue

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 4:32 PM
It has come down to this: NFL owners and players both say they want to talk, but they can't agree where. The players want negotiations overseen by the federal court in Minnesota where all recent league-player disputes have been heard. And they want to talk about settling the players' anti-trust suit... Read more

Could be weeks before ruling on NFL injunction

Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 2:42 PM
UPDATE: It will be a couple weeks at least before we know if a St. Paul judge orders the NFL to lift its lockout. In the meantime, Judge Susan Richard Nelson urged the league and players to resume negotiations, but the prospects of that happening seemed dim, based on what attorneys for the two sides... Read more

Is the Eagles defense too small?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 1:08 PM
As big as he is, Andy Reid believes good things come in small packages. The Eagles coach may not actively pursue defensive players that are below average in size, but when you value speed over strength you're going to end up with pieces that are more pawn than rook. "On defense, I like fast players... Read more

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 6:57 AM
Join the Inquirer's Jeff McLane for a live chat about all the latest Eagles and NFL-wide offseason news today at 1 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Read more

Jaws: Vick has room for improvement

Monday, April 4, 2011, 11:26 AM
My interview with Ron Jaworski last week netted more than just one story. Here's the first from Sunday's paper. And here are some of the leftovers online, most notably Jaws' take on how Michael Vick should improve with a full off-season as the starter (provided, of course, the NFL lockout is lifted... Read more

DeSean: Best of DeSean yet to come

Monday, April 4, 2011, 7:41 PM
After three explosive seasons in the NFL, DeSean Jackson said that his performance with the Eagles thus far has not exceeded his own expectations. "Not necessarily," Jackson said Monday night on NFL Network's "Total Access." "I think the world has yet to see to best of DeSean Jackson. ... I just see... Read more
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