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Archive: April, 2009

SHELDON SHOWS UP

Thursday, April 30, 2009, 6:06 PM
As promised, Sheldon Brown showed up for work yesterday at the NovaCare Complex. The Eagles' cornerback checked in with the rest of his teammates for the post-draft camp that opens tomorrow with morning and afternoon workouts. He insisted that his contract controversy that resulted in him asking... Read more

REPORT: GIANTS WANTED MACLIN

Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 5:44 PM
Interesting little story in the Newark Star-Ledger today. According to a report by Mike Garafolo, the New York Giants had negotiated with the Detroit Lions in order to move up and take Missouri wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The trade, of course, never happened because the Lions had the 20th pick and... Read more

MCNABB BLOGS ABOUT THE NEWCOMERS

Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 12:11 PM
Donovan McNabb is back blogging this morning. After first talking about how much he has enjoyed his offseason, the Eagles' quarterback addressed football issues and he sounded like a pretty happy guy. "You'll notice that I am ready to move forward," he said. "I'm the first to admit... Read more

BROWN SAYS HE'LL REPORT FRIDAY; EAGLES SIGN NINE UNDRAFTED ROOKIES

Monday, April 27, 2009, 2:20 PM
Eagles cornerback Sheldon Brown still isn't happy about his contract situation and he has no regrets about going public with his trade request a week ago today. That doesn't mean he's about to boycott the team's mandatory post-draft camp at the NovaCare Complex that opens Friday. "Yeah, I'll... Read more

EAGLES ACQUIRE HOBBS

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 1:43 PM
One day after saying he felt Sheldon Brown would take a professional approach to his bitter contract dispute with the Eagles, coach Andy Reid acquired a veteran cornerback. The Eagles sent two fifth-round picks -- 137 and 141 overall -- to New England for Ellis Hobbs, a former third-round pick who... Read more

EAGLES DEAL THIRD-ROUND PICK TO GIANTS AND THEN DEAL AGAIN

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 11:28 AM
The Eagles have traded out of the third round, sending the 91st overall pick to the Seattle Seahawks, continuing a chain of events that started with them dealing the 85th overall pick to the New York Giants earlier this morning. In exchange for the 85th pick, they received the Giants' third-round... Read more

BRING ON THE MINICAMPS

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 8:36 PM
When the dust had settled, the Eagles had drafted eight players, made six trades and added three picks for next season. We won't know the impact of all these moves for quite some time, but the first look at coach Andy Reid's 2009 Eagles will come Friday when the team opens a mandatory post-draft camp... Read more

EAGLES MOVE UP FOR MACLIN

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 6:25 PM
The Eagles made a trade with the Cleveland Browns for a wide receiver after all, moving up two spots in order to select Missouri's Jeremy Maclin. In order to get Maclin with the 19th pick, the Eagles dealt their first-round pick and a sixth-round selection, the 195th pick overall. He is just the second... Read more

NO KNOWSHON FOR EAGLES

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 5:41 PM
The people's choice in Philadelphia ended up being the Denver Broncos' choice with the 12th overall pick. Denver, in somewhat of a surprise, took Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno, who was considered by many to be a perfect fit for the Eagles' system. While that might be bad news for Eagles fans... Read more

BRAYLON EDWARDS NOT ON HIS WAY TO PHILLY

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 4:24 PM
Two trade possibilities involving the Eagles floated in the hours before the Detroit Lions made Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford the first pick in the NFL draft. One had the Eagles getting Cleveland wide receiver Braylon Edwards and the fifth overall pick for Shawn Andrews, Sheldon Brown and the... Read more
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