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Archive: July, 2012

Reid: No tight end visits planned

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 10:50 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Andy Reid said he had no current plans to bring another free agent tight end in for a workout after Visanthe Shiancoe spurned the Eagles and signed with the Patriots on Tuesday. The Eagles have some interest in Jeremy Shockey, who is considered a better blocker than Shiancoe, but... Read more

Eagles add former Pro Bowl punter Mat McBriar

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 7:05 AM
Updated at 7:46 p.m. BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Eagles’ most competitive roster battle might now be at punter after they signed veteran Mat McBriar to a one-year contract on Wednesday. McBriar, a two-time Pro Bowler with the Cowboys, will compete with incumbent Chas Henry for the roster spot... Read more

Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 6:20 AM
Join The Inquirer's Zach Berman for a live chat on all things Eagles training camp-related starting at noon Wednesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Washburn: Fewer snaps made Cole better

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 11:59 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Jim Washburn likes to rotate his defensive linemen with two groups. The Eagles have rotated linemen for years, but defensive end Trent Cole hardly came off the field before Washburn arrived last year. “He told me when I first got here, ‘I ain’t rotating,’”... Read more

Brett Brackett tries to survive a tight end pool that could become deeper

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 11:54 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – While Brett Brackett caught passes from Michael Vick during the second day of training camp, the Eagles’ brass was mulling whether to add a veteran tight end. That could potentially complicate Brackett’s efforts to make the roster, although it doesn’t surprise... Read more

Video: Harris impresses at camp

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 11:34 PM
Video: The Eagles wrapped up their third day of training camp. The Inquirer's Zach Berman and Philly.com's John Roach discuss who stood out to them and more. Read more

Washburn on Haynesworth: 'I think he's finished'

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 10:50 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- For those wondering if Mike Patterson's absence -- or any injury on the Eagles' defensive line -- results in Albert Haynesworth reuniting with defensive line coach Jim Washburn on the Eagles, it didn't sound like it when Washburn spoke to reporters on Tuesday. "He calls me every... Read more

Shiancoe signs with Patriots; Shockey next?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 9:11 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Visanthe Shiancoe signed a one-year contract with the Patriots, an NFL source said, ending the tight end's flirtation with the Eagles. Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports first reported Shiancoe's signing. The Eagles had Shiancoe in for a workout on Tuesday. General manager Howie Roseman... Read more

Eagles work out four punters

Monday, July 23, 2012, 11:01 AM
The Eagles worked out four veteran punters on Monday morning, when the team opened training camp with a walk-through that included rookies and selected veterans. The punters were Brad Maynard, who has played for the Giants, Texans and Browns; Mat McBriar, a former Cowboys standout; Chris Bryan, who... Read more

Reid climbs Lehigh hill

Monday, July 23, 2012, 7:28 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- If you were at Eagles training camp and happened to be driving up the road in between the team’s practice fields and Lehigh University’s campus Monday afternoon, you many have spotted a man dressed in black with a bushy mustache climbing the hill. And you may have asked... Read more
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