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Archive: June, 2011

Avant: I'd welcome Burress to red zone O

Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 2:19 PM
At least one Eagles wide receiver would welcome Plaxico Burress to Philadelphia. “I want him to succeed in whatever he does,” Jason Avant said today after a work out in Marlton, N.J. “If that means Philadelphia, that would be great. We definitely can use him in the red zone, I can... Read more

Live Eagles chat with Jonathan Tamari

Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 9:16 PM
Join The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari for a live chat about all the latest Eagles news and rumors Wednesday at 2 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Read more

Graham: knee at 75 percent

Monday, June 6, 2011, 1:54 PM
Defensive end Brandon Graham, working to recover from an ACL tear late last season, wrote today that his injured right knee is back up to 75 percent of his healthy one. "Just wanted to show my eagles fans that im getting better. 75% percent right now," Graham wrote on Twitter, along with this image... Read more

Vick autobiography out July 27

Monday, June 6, 2011, 3:49 PM
Michael Vick's "autobiography" -- written with two former Charlotte Observer reporters -- comes out July 27. It's titled "Finally Free." The book was in the works before Vick's resurgent 2010 season, according to the Web site set up by the publisher, The Core Media Group, a North Carolina-based company... Read more

Plaxico to Philly?

Monday, June 6, 2011, 3:26 PM
Video: Plaxico Burress sported a maroon Phillies hat upon his release from prison on Monday morning. The Inquirer's Jeff McLane discusses whether or not Plaxico Burress could end up as a member of the Eagles. Should the Eagles sign Plaxico Burress? Click here to vote in the Inquirer's Daily Sports... Read more

What to make of NFL talks, Friday's hearing

Friday, June 3, 2011, 1:29 PM
News that NFL players and owners quietly resumed talks this week – away from cameras and attorneys – has created the first optimism of any kind since the league’s lockout began March 11. But how big of a step is this really? My sense, and that of several other reporters following... Read more

Lockout Winners and Losers

Friday, June 3, 2011, 11:23 AM
Today is the day. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments for and against the lockout being lifted. The NFL media has descended upon St. Louis for the most important development in the work stoppage to date. Or at least that’s what everyone is saying. The lockout, meanwhile, has... Read more

NFL settlement talks provide some optimism

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 4:10 PM
Talks between NFL owners and players resumed in secret this week, including discussions of a settlement, providing a small measure of progress as the sides head into a critical court hearing Friday. The settlement discussions led the judge overseeing mediation to cancel sessions scheduled for Monday... Read more

And then there were two Eagles

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 3:50 PM
They arrived intermittently for Eagles informal practice. They came fully equipped and ready to work, the NFL lockout their sole reason for gathering in Evesham, N.J., halfway between Philadelphia and the seashore. By the end of the session they numbered ten, one short of a full defense. Too bad... Read more

Eagles work out without football

Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 4:02 PM
In some ways it felt like any other Eagles practice. Players worked out in oppressive heat. They gathered at the end and in unison said, "Hard work." Reporters were there to chronicle it. And safety Quintin Mikell stuck around to talk afterward while the rest of the Eagles took off. But informal... Read more
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