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Archive: July, 2011

Eagles training camp set for Wednesday at Lehigh

Monday, July 25, 2011, 4:17 PM
Eagles training camp will start on Wednesday at Lehigh University, the team announced. Andy Reid will meet with the media 5 p.m., per usual, on the first day of camp. Camp will end on Aug. 17, two days before the Eagles are to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game. The exact... Read more

Lurie, Banner and Reid comment

Monday, July 25, 2011, 4:07 PM
The Eagles released the following statements from owner Jeff Lurie, team president Joe Banner and head coach Andy Reid following the announcement that the NFL lockout was over: Lurie: "I’m glad we were able to reach this agreement without interrupting the season for our fans. In the end, both... Read more

Vick endorses Favre to Eagles

Saturday, July 23, 2011, 11:29 PM
UPDATE: While it is unlikely that the Brett Favre-to-Eagles rumors will quell now that the cat is out of the bag, the probability of such a pairing is low. Whether the Eagles have any interest or not, the likelihood of the Favre circus coming to this town was characterized by several league sources... Read more

NFLPA eyes Monday vote

Saturday, July 23, 2011, 7:14 PM
Monday is the day. Of course, last Thursday was supposed to be the day the NFL lockout ended. And before that, July 15. And before that ... But NFL owners and players appear to have made significant progress during negotiations on Saturday, enough for the NFL Players Association to finally vote on... Read more

Akers to be unrestricted; reporting date delayed

Friday, July 22, 2011, 12:51 PM
Continuing to follow the fall out from the new rules NFL owners approved Thursday ... David Akers will be an unrestricted free agent whenever NFL business resumes, yet another reason why you can expect to see the long-time Eagles kicker elsewhere this season. Under terms of the CBA owners voted on... Read more

What will the Eagles do in free agency?

Friday, July 22, 2011, 11:48 AM
Here’s a position by position look at how the Eagles may shape their squad heading into free agency -- whenever it starts (This story ran in Friday's paper as a graphic and as a slideshow on as seen above): OFFENSE Quarterback In the excitement of our reports from the Eighth Circuit... Read more

Deadline to extend Vick: Sept. 20

Friday, July 22, 2011, 11:32 AM
ATLANTA -- Among the details of the labor plan NFL owners approved here Thursday night is this key date for the Eagles: Sept. 20. That’s the final day to sign a franchise player to a multi-year contract or extension. If the Eagles want to make a longer deal with Michael Vick, they’ve got... Read more

NFL remains in lockout, Saturday re-opening is off

Friday, July 22, 2011, 4:23 PM
This weekend was supposed to mark the return of the NFL. Instead, the league remains in limbo, its lockout still in place as players decide what step to take next. Players on Friday did not vote on a labor deal approved by owners, meaning that league doors will not re-open on Saturday, as owners had... Read more

NFL deal still faces snags as Lurie, Banner NFL owners meet

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 11:49 AM
ATLANTA -- Jeffrey Lurie and Joe Banner are here meeting with other NFL owners and executives on a day that league officials hope can produce votes to soon end the league’s lockout. (Howie Roseman has joined a little later in the afternoon). “I’m optimistic that we’ll get approval... Read more

NFL owners approve deal

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 7:02 PM
ATLANTA -- NFL owners have approved a labor agreement, potentially paving the way to end the league's lockout. Players still have to OK the deal, but according to various reports they should be on track to do so tonight. If both sides vote yes, players could begin reporting to team facilities within... Read more
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