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Archive: August, 2009

Here comes the WildVick formation

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 2:39 PM
Eagles coach Andy Reid said Michael Vick will play in Thursday night's exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lincoln Financial Field. What the coach didn't say was more interesting. Reid said the starters are scheduled to play the first three quarters and that Kevin Kolb would be the... Read more

Eagles sign TE and LB

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 11:24 AM
The Eagles just announced that they signed tight end Tony Curtis and linebacker Curtis Gatewood and released quarterback Adam DiMichele and wide receiver Shaheer McBride to make room on their 80-man roster. The 6-foot-5, 251-pound Curtis was originally signed by the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie free... Read more

Andrews positive about return

Monday, August 24, 2009, 1:37 PM
A smiling Shawn Andrews said, 'Hell, yeah," about his chances of returning in time for the Eagles' season opener and provided a little more detail about his trip to Los Angeles last week to see a back specialist. The Eagles tackle held court today at his locker stall, one day after returning... Read more

Parker: Can we talk football?

Monday, August 24, 2009, 11:29 AM
Juqua Parker hasn't publicly spoken about his early August marijuana possession arrest, and he's still choosing to stay mum on the subject. The defensive end was asked yesterday if he felt bad about the training camp distraction. "I'm not ready to talk about that," Parker said. "If... Read more

Andrews back, sorta; and more

Sunday, August 23, 2009, 1:04 PM
It's baby steps with Shawn Andrews and the Eagles tackle took another one today, participating in outdoor workouts with the training staff. Since the start of camp, Andrews -- who's been sidelined with a sore back -- has taken his treatment indoors. Today he was one of several Eagles to go through... Read more

Eagles respond to Vick alcohol report

Sunday, August 23, 2009, 10:27 AM
The Eagles responded this morning to a report on the ProFootballTalk.com web site that suggested quarterback Michael Vick may have violated the terms of his probation and jeopardized his reinstatement by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell because, according to a report last week in the New York Post, he... Read more

Stacy Andrews ready; Shawn remains a question mark

Saturday, August 22, 2009, 1:58 PM
It remains a mystery when Shawn Andrews will return to the field, but his brother Stacy is preparing for Thursday night's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Andy Reid said the team was encouraged by Shawn's visit to Dr. Robert Watkins in Southern California earlier this week, but the Eagles' coach... Read more

Weaver diagnosis the same

Friday, August 21, 2009, 3:22 PM
An Eagles spokesman said today that the injury Leonard Weaver sustained in last night's 23-15 preseason loss to the Colts remains the same. The fullback has an MCL sprain in his left knee and is listed as day-to-day. The spokesman didn't clarify if Weaver had an MRI or not. Coach Andy Reid said after... Read more

Reid: "Embarrassing"

Friday, August 21, 2009, 12:30 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Embarrassing. Yep, that about sums it up. And this was a preseason game. Makes you all giggly thinking about the season opener, doesn't it? "All in all, that was an embarrassing performance and way too many penalties, not enough intensity all the way around, starting with me... Read more

Westbrook overlooked?

Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 1:43 PM
Is it possible that opposing teams could overlook Brian Westbrook? I can't imagine so. Neither can the Eagles running back. Westbrook was asked that very question yesterday and he laughed. I chuckled myself. Overlook Brian Westbrook? But there is valid reason to pose the idea. Westbrook is coming... Read more
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