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Archive: July, 2012

Landri starting; more practice notes

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 11:42 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- To think, Derek Landri didn't sign a contract until April. Now he’s the Eagles starting right defensive tackle. Despite a strong 2011 season in which he led the Eagles with eight tackles for loss despite playing in only 12 games, Landri did not get any multi-year offers as... Read more

Brandon Graham eager for 'big day' with pads

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 11:33 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – There are few Eagles more excited for hitting to begin on Saturday afternoon than Brandon Graham, the 2010 first-round pick who has underachieved in his first two seasons with the team. And after a particularly forgettable 2011, Graham views the start of hitting as the start... Read more

Cooper breaks collarbone; Babin strains calf

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 5:25 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Riley Cooper fractured his left collarbone today at Eagles training camp. The Eagles wide receiver injured his collarbone when he fell awkwardly after getting tangled up with cornerback Curtis Marsh during one-on-one drills. Cooper is entering his third season in the NFL. He was... Read more

Eagles TE Brent Celek has slight MCL sprain; Andy Reid, Howie Roseman consider options

Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:11 AM
Eagles tight end Brent Celek has a slight sprain of the MCL in his right knee, which an MRI confirmed after Celek suffered the injury during Thursday afternoon’s practice. Celek will be day-to-day while recovering. The injury occurred during a naked bootleg when Celek pivoted and had his foot... Read more

Rolle still starting at weak-side LB

Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:51 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Brian Rolle entered training camp as the starting weak-side linebacker, but he knows nothing will be handed to him. It's a long way between now and the start of the season on Sept. 9, and a long haul until the end of the season. Last year, Moise Fokou opened camp as the starter at... Read more

DeSean vomits; practice notes

Friday, July 27, 2012, 5:53 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles full squad took part in its first day of two-a-day practices and while the pads won't come out until tomorrow there were a few highlights from the afternoon session. But first a lowlight: The heat and humidity got to DeSean Jackson, who vomitted a few times during practice... Read more

DeMeco Ryans ready to lead in first training camp with Eagles

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 10:50 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- DeMeco Ryans, the new Eagles middle linebacker, didn't need to worry about finding the way to Lehigh University. He rode with fellow linebacker Akeem Jordan, who knows how to navigate the hilly campus. But once Ryans checked in, it was time to become the leader. When Ryans spoke... Read more

Celek sprains knee

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 5:36 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Brent Celek suffered a mild sprain in his right knee during practice Thursday, the Eagles said. The Eagles tight end caught a pass during the early portion of the first full squad practice of training camp, but left soon after. Celek was later seen walking out of the locker room... Read more

Obama to Nnamdi: 'Tell Vick to slide'

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 2:39 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- President Obama apparently feels the same way many Eagles fans feel when they see Michael Vick scrambling down field without a fear in the world. Nnamdi Asomugha spoke at an event for Obama on Monday in Oakland in which he introduced the President. They spoke afterward about football... Read more

Saying goodbye to the Eagles beat

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 11:26 AM
Jonathan Tamari wraps up a great run covering the Eagles for the Philadelpia Inquirer: This is a strange time to walk away from the Eagles beat. Training camp has just opened, and with it comes a glimpse of what’s next and hints of the possibilities in what should be a pivotal Eagles season... Read more
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