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Archive: May, 2009

Ex-Eagle goes back to high school

Sunday, May 31, 2009, 10:32 PM
Former Eagle running back Keith Byars is coaching high school football in Boca Raton, Fla., the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Byars was a first-round pick by the Eagles in 1986 and played in Philadelphia through the end of the 1992 season. He then played for Miami, New England and the New York... Read more

Report: Eagles to add defensive assistant

Sunday, May 31, 2009, 3:35 AM
The Eagles reportedly will add to their coaching staff in what could be another sign that Jim Johnson will not be able to return as defensive coordinator. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Saturday that former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Brian Stewart will join the Eagles staff, with... Read more

McNabb in the house

Friday, May 29, 2009, 1:29 PM
The Eagles closed rookie camp today and there wasn't much news to come out of the final day of practice for first year guys and selected vets. You'll be happy to know, however, that Donovan McNabb -- who spent the last few weeks in Arizona -- was back in town. The quarterback worked out at the NovaCare... Read more

Eagles franchise No. 3

Friday, May 29, 2009, 11:28 AM
Another ranking, another post on Birds' Eye View. The venerable foxsports.com ranked the top franchises in the NFL and the Eagles finished third. Adam Schein based his rankings on eight criteria: owner, front office, head coach, coaching staff, quarterback, offense, defense and intangibles. I think... Read more

Ingram back, but wearing brace

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 11:37 AM
Eagles rookie Cornelius Ingram is back at practice after suffering a left knee contusion yesterday during minicamp. The tight end, however, is wearing a brace and is without helmet -- meaning he won't take part in non-contact drills. Bright is participating in catching drills, but co-rookie Eugene... Read more

Eagles sign punter, let Swank go

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 9:46 AM
The Eagles announced today that they have signed punter Ken Parrish and have released kicker Sam Swank. A rookie free agent of the 49ers in 2007, Parrish spent training camp and the preseason in San Francisco before being released prior to the regular season. He attended East Stroudsburg University... Read more

Kolb: "It's not frustrating"

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 3:25 PM
Last week, Eagles backup quarterback Kevin Kolb was asked about the prospects of having to sit for another season -- and possibly more -- behind Donovan McNabb. The third-year pro answered as you would hope a would-be starting QB would answer such a question, but it created a mini-firestorm on what... Read more

Ingram has left knee contusion

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 1:34 PM
Eagles tight end Cornelius Ingram suffered a left knee contusion during practice today. It's the same knee he injured (torn ACL) prior to last season, causing him to miss his senior campaign. The team said he is expected to return to practice tomorrow. Ingram was running a seam pattern down the middle... Read more

Eagles No. 4 in power rankings

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 8:55 AM
Yes, it's probably way to early for this kind of thing, but espn.com unleashed its first power rankings for the 2009 season. And where do your Eagles rank? If you read the headline, you know by now. ESPN's NFL bloggers have the Birds at No. 4 behind the Steelers, Patriots and Giants. Sounds rather... Read more

OTAs continue ...

Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 1:30 PM
Eagles rookies and an assortment of veterans gathered today for the start of another set of OTAs -- or Organized Team Activites for those who hate acronyms. There were three more veterans at the NovaCare Complex than there were for last week's rookie minicamp. Running back Lorenzo Booker, cornerback... Read more
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