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Archive: May, 2009

Boldin to fire Rosenhaus

Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 3:09 PM
"Next agent!" Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin has reportedly ditched super(annoying)agent Drew Rosenhaus. Team Boldin has tried its best to force a trade or get a new contract this off-season to no avail. Obviously, Rosenhaus, who may have spent too much time on Twitter, has paid the... Read more

Dawkins and Harbaugh on Johnson

Thursday, May 21, 2009, 11:39 AM
Two of Jim Johnson's acolytes are sending their best wishes to the Eagles defensive coordinator who is undergoing another round of treatment for a metastasized tumor near his spine. Johnson was granted an indefinite leave by the Eagles earlier this week as he starts another session of chemotherapy... Read more

Much ado about Kolb's comments

Thursday, May 21, 2009, 3:23 PM
With Donovan McNabb off until the Eagles hold their next full-squad camp next month, Kevin Kolb is the team's top quarterback this week and next at these rookie camps that also include some selected veterans. After the Eagles went through their paces Wednesday, Kolb, beginning his third season in... Read more

Ingram had a special White House moment

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 1:43 PM
Cornelius Ingram didn't play a single down for the University of Florida's national champion football team last season, but when it came time to visit President Barack Obama at the White House last month, the players and coaches felt as though the Eagles' rookie tight end was the best man to present... Read more

The Real Slim Shady

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 11:46 PM
LeSean McCoy may be out of college, but the Eagles rookie running back is getting his learn on, as they say. The second-round draft pick has spent the last few weeks immersed in the Eagles’ offense and will spend the better part of the next month studying the playbook. Whether McCoy can grasp... Read more

Andy's defense?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 9:24 AM
The Eagles open a rookie camp this morning with local good guy Sean McDermott standing in for Jim Johnson as the defensive coordinator. The hope and prayers here are that legendary good guy Johnson returns soon having conquered cancer. The possibility exists, however, that McDermott will be the Eagles'... Read more

What do you think about Harrison skipping WH trip?

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 7:24 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison can’t believe there’s so much fuss being made about him skipping the Super Bowl champions’ White House visit with President Barack Obama on Thursday. Harrison will bypass the traditional ceremony, just... Read more

Johnson to take leave

Monday, May 18, 2009, 2:58 PM
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is taking a leave of absence as he undergoes another round of chemotherapy to combat a metastasized tumor in his spine, according to a report on espn.com. A message left with the team was not returned as of this posting. The 68-year-old Johnson, who was diagnosed... Read more

Report: Eagles offered Brown and pick for Boldin

Friday, May 15, 2009, 1:53 PM
Say it ain't so, but there's more from the Anquan Boldin front. According to Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic, the Eagles offered cornerback Sheldon Brown and a third round pick for the Cardinals wide receiver. Arizona, wisely, rejected the offer. I'm not positive, but I'm sure the Eagles were willing... Read more

One word or two?

Thursday, May 14, 2009, 6:51 PM
Chad Johnson or Ocho Cinco or Ochocinco? The Associated Press reported this afternoon news regarding the name of the Cincinnati Bengals top receiver. The receiver formerly known as Chad Johnson, who wears No. 85, said last year he wanted Ocho Cinco to be his new name, as in two words with capital... Read more
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