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DeSean officially a holdout

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 8:21 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- DeSean Jackson was not at the Eagles' first training camp practice Thursday morning at Lehigh University, a team source said. Jackson can now officially be labeled a holdout. This morning's practice -- a walk-through -- is closed to the media and fans. But as expected the Eagles'... Read more

Matthews at MLB and other notes from Eagles practice

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 5:10 PM
The Eagles just wrapped up their first practice of camp open to the press. It was a relatively light session – no pads. Here are some quick observations, keeping in mind that they still have a lot of people to sign to fill out the roster: -- They had Casey Matthews at middle linebacker with... Read more

Justice, Graham placed on PUP list

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 3:11 PM
DeSean Jackson isn't the only key Eagles player missing from the start of training camp. Defensive end Brandon Graham and tackle Winston Justice were each placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list today, meaning each will be sitting out at least the start of camp. Jeremy Maclin and Asante Samuel... Read more

Jackson to skip Eagles camp Thursday

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 10:02 PM
DeSean Jackson will not be here Thursday at Eagles camp when the team goes through its first practice since January. Coach Andy Reid said he spoke with the star receiver in recent days, but he would not divulge their conversation, and teammates were noncommittal when asked about Jackson’s attendance... Read more

Reid expects slow start to camp

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 9:54 PM
Andy Reid said to expect a slow start to training camp, in part because of the league’s new labor rules, and in part to ease in his players. He hopes the softer opening will provide time for his new offensive and defensive line coaches to teach their techniques. “These next couple of days... Read more

Video: Eagles opening training camp

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 7:44 PM
Video: Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia and the Inquirer's Jeff McLane wrap up the day's news from Eagles training camp in Lehigh, including DeSean Jackson's possible holdout and Kevin Kolb trade rumors. Read more

Source: Kolb won't be at Lehigh

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 6:34 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- If Kevin Kolb isn't traded by tomorrow morning he would be required to report to Eagles training camp in time for a morning practice. Whether he's dealt or not, he isn't going to be here. Kolb, despite being under contract, won't be at Lehigh University for the Eagles' first training... Read more

Nate Allen: Knee is 90-95 percent

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 4:20 PM
Nate Allen reported to training camp at Lehigh Wednesday, after spending almost all of the off-season rehabbing in Florida, and reported that his right knee is 90-95 recovered. The Eagles free safety said that he expected his coaches to hold him out for the early part of camp, but that he anticipates... Read more

Eagles sign most draft picks but not Watkins

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 3:42 PM
UPDATE: The Eagles said they have signed all their draft picks except first-round pick Danny Watkins, expected to start at guard, and seventh-round picks Greg Lloyd, a linebacker from Connecticut, and Stanley Havili, a fullback from USC. All the deals are for four years. ------ The reporters are... Read more

Eagles losing leverage with Kolb?

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 12:54 PM
Kevin Kolb is still an Eagle. Many expected the Eagles to deal their backup quarterback once 10 a.m. Tuesday rolled around, but the Kolb trade situation remains very fluid and could stretch into tomorrow, an NFL source said. The Cardinals are still the leading candidates to land the 26-year-old,... Read more
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