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Archive: July, 2013

Maclin 'aware' of contracts other WRs have been getting

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 1:58 PM
Asked if he had been paying attention to some of the contracts that other wide receivers around the NFL were receiving, Jeremy Maclin said, "I'm aware," and then smiled. Maclin is entering the final year of the five-year deal he signed as a rookie. And while some think that he isn't worth a mega-contract... Read more

Trent Cole determined to show Eagles there's 'no reason' to get rid of him

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:56 AM
Trent Cole arrived on Thursday for his ninth NFL training camp. A two-time Pro Bowler, Cole is coming off the worst season of his NFL career and will be 31 in October. Plus, the Eagles are switching to a scheme that's less conducive for his skill set. This is not a good combination. Except Cole insists... Read more

Eagles OL coach Jeff Stoutland: “I’m a pig head”

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:38 AM
It’s usually the line coaches that are the loudest. Jeff Stoutland can get loud, but his bark can’t be heard from across the NovaCare Complex fields like defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro. He can cuss, but not like former Eagles d-line coach Jim Washburn. And he can be mean, but nowhere... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: July 25

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 10:09 AM
The fourth day of training camp is when camp begins to get more intriguing, as the veterans will arrive at the facility throughout the day. Here is what you missed from Wednesday, and what to expect on Thursday: FROM WEDNESDAY'S INQUIRER - It's a new world for Lane Johnson. Jeff McLane explains why... Read more

Cary Williams reports to training camp two days early

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 9:29 AM
The honeymoon is over. The dental work set. And the sconces have been picked out. Cary Williams, who missed about three weeks of organized team activities in the spring, was among the first veteran Eagles players to report for training camp. Defensive backs coach John Lovett said that the cornerback... Read more

DeSean on predicting Vick would win: It was just a guess

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 4:25 PM
DeSean Jackson said that he was just guessing when he predicted on ESPN that Michael Vick would win the Eagles quarterback competition. He said that Nick Foles is a good quarterback, as well. And he said that he would prefer if Chip Kelly chose a starter sooner rather than later, but that he ultimately... Read more

Jeremy Maclin and the Mike Williams contract

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 2:14 PM
This is a good day for Jeremy Maclin, and he's not even on the field. Here's why: Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams signed a six-year, $40.25 million contract with $15 million guaranteed. This is a nice contract for Williams, who had a troubled college career at Syracuse but has turned... Read more

Eagles in the a.m.: July 24

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 10:19 AM
Chip Kelly and Michael Vick spoke. Two players failed their conditioning test. Practice started -- with 29 players. Here's what happened, and what to expect.. IN WEDNESDAY'S INQUIRER - Chip Kelly is not making a big deal about the first day. Find out why in this story about his first practice. -... Read more

Eagles add RB William Powell, cut WR Nick Miller

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 5:03 PM
The Eagles made the first of what will likely be a number of training camp roster moves on Wednesday by claiming running back William Powell off waivers from the Arizona Cardinals. The team released wide receiver Nick Miller to make room. "Preseason last year, we saw him, he was quick, tough, had... Read more

Who has final say – Kelly or Roseman?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 11:43 AM
Who has final say on the Eagles’ 53-man roster – Chip Kelly or Howie Roseman? Typically, it is the head coach. But Roseman has considerably more power in football matters than he did under Andy Reid. That being said, Albert Breer of the NFL Network wrote last month, citing two NFL sources... Read more
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