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Archive: July, 2012

Mudd: Vick wants to overcome instinct to run

Monday, July 23, 2012, 3:17 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- We’ve heard that Michael Vick needs to avoid injury so often and from so many mouths that it’s become almost a staple answer when assessing the Eagles' chances this season. The Eagles are equipped to make a Super Bowl run, but if Vick can’t stay healthy … But... Read more

Video: Eagles rookies report to training camp, but Mike Patterson is out

Monday, July 23, 2012, 3:08 AM
The Inquirer's Jeff McLane and Zach Berman report from the opening of Eagles training camp, as it is announced that defensive tackle Mike Patterson will be out for an extended period of time. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Vick: 'Dynasty' different than 'Dream Team'

Sunday, July 22, 2012, 7:20 PM
Michael Vick uttered the word "Dynasty," yet the Eagles' starting quarterback insists it will not become the "Dream Team" of 2012. When Vince Young made that declaration last training camp, it sparked a season of scrutiny about the hubris of such a claim. The comment was different than that of Vick... Read more

Emptying the Notebook, Part II

Friday, July 20, 2012, 10:07 AM
Here's Part II as I drain my notebook before training camp: 1. According to a couple coaches I’ve spoken to, Mike Kafka has increased his velocity only marginally. They think it’s enough for the third-year quarterback to make all the necessary throws, though, should he have to step in... Read more

Troy Vincent, Leo Carlin to join Eagles Hall of Fame

Friday, July 20, 2012, 3:12 PM
Troy Vincent rode in a taxi on Thursday when he saw the Eagles’ telephone number appear on his cellphone screen. Vincent, who is the NFL’s vice president of player engagement, admitted that his first thought was, "What happened?. He did not receive a text message from coach Andy Reid or... Read more

Emptying the Notebook, Part I

Thursday, July 19, 2012, 9:42 AM
With the start of training camp just days away it's time to empty the notebook. I wrote some 2,000 words on ten pieces so I'm breaking the notes into two entries -- one today and another tomorrow. 1. When the Eagles traded for DeMeco Ryans one of my first questions to Andy Reid was whether the ex-Houston... Read more

Video: Previewing Eagles training camp

Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 11:54 AM
Video: Did the Eagles address all of their needs during the offseason? Does Michael Vick have a legitimate backup? The Inquirer's Jeff McLane gives his thoughts. Read more

Vick puts his past back in the spotlight

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 10:47 AM
Michael Vick has an autobiography coming out in September, so the quarterback, and his past crimes, are back in the spotlight. Vick told USA Today that he knows dogfighting is a permanent part of his story - and shared an excerpt of his book in which he admits that he was once more dedicated to the... Read more

2012 Eagles Training Camp Battles

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 1:18 AM
A look at key positional battles to watch when the Eagles report to training camp at Lehigh next week. Text by Inquirer staff writers Jeff McLane and Jonathan Tamari. Read more

Lewis apologizes for arrest

Monday, July 9, 2012, 1:39 PM
Eagles running back Dion Lewis has issued an apology "to my family, the Albany community, the Eagles organization and fans and to the NFL" for his arrest this weekend for pulling a fire alarm at an Albany, N.Y. hotel. Lewis and his brother, Lamar, pulled a fire alarm around 4 a.m. Saturday at an Albany... Read more
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