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Archive: September, 2009

Macho, Macho Man

Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 4:07 PM
Is Macho Harris ready to be this team's starting free safety? The answer won't be provided at least until Sunday -- maybe not until the bye week. But one thing can be said: the rookie talks a good game. Harris said that he did not lack the confidence to step in and do the job. Asked if he would be... Read more

Eagles sign tight end Smith (Alex not L.J.)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 2:12 PM
The Eagles have confirmed that they have signed tight end Alex Smith and released tight end Tony Curtis. Smith, a former third-round pick by Tampa Bay, was recently released by the New England Patriots. There was some thought that New England might trade Smith in exchange for former Eagles quarterback... Read more

Macho Harris starting at free safety

Monday, September 7, 2009, 1:45 PM
A week ago, rookie Victor "Macho" Harris said he didn't even know he was in the competition for the starting free safety job. Today, he's the starting free safety. Quintin Demps, the guy who lost the job to Harris, revealed that news after practice. "No," Demps said when asked... Read more

Eagles add four to practice squad

Monday, September 7, 2009, 10:03 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles today announced they have signed the following four players to the practice squad: CB Jack Ikegwuonu, S Reshard Langford, LB Jeremy Leman, and FB Marcus Mailei. Ikegwuonu, Langford, and Mailei were all released by the Eagles as part of their final roster cut down on Saturday... Read more

Feeley released; claim DT off waivers

Sunday, September 6, 2009, 1:32 PM
The Eagles released quarterback A.J. Feeley to make room for a defensive tackle Antonio Dixon, a team source told The Inquirer today. The team claimed Dixon, a 6-foot-3, 322-pounder let go by the Redskins yesterday, off waivers. Washington signed him in April as an undrafted free agent out of Miami... Read more

Feeley remains with team; Vick exempt

Saturday, September 5, 2009, 2:58 PM
A.J. Feeley isn't going anywhere for now. The Eagles' veteran quarterback remained on the 53-man roster that will be released at 6 p.m., according to a league source. Michael Vick, meanwhile, will be placed on the team's exempt list, which means he cannot practice with the team. Vick can attend... Read more

Eagles release 53-man roster; Vick exempt

Saturday, September 5, 2009, 6:09 PM
The Eagles announced their 53-man roster tonight and the most significant news was not the cuts, but who made the team. There was the belief that quarterback A.J. Feeley would be released, but the team kept the 32-year old on the roster -- for now -- and placed Michael Vick on the commissioner's special... Read more

Eagles cut three; Feeley New England bound?

Friday, September 4, 2009, 4:07 PM
The Eagles made the first batch of their final cuts this afternoon by releasing tight end Eugene Bright, linebacker Curtis Gatewood and defensive tackle Willie Williams. Those three cuts reduced the roster to 72 players. The Eagles must set their 53-man roster by 6 p.m. tomorrow. New England, meanwhile... Read more

Vick "surprised" at ruling

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 11:33 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Michael Vick said that he was surprised by Roger Goodell's ruling today that meant the Eagles quarterback would miss the first two games of the regular season. But Vick said that he would have taken a six-game suspension if that's the verdict the NFL commissioner had deemed... Read more

Vick back Week 3: What now?

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 5:10 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ruled today that Michael Vick would be suspended the first two games of the season and be reinstated by Week 3 when the Eagles host Kansas City. Vick, Goodell and Eagles head coach Andy Reid met this morning for 50 minutes at the Newark, N.J... Read more
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