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Archive: April, 2012

UDFAs and the Eagles

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 5:35 PM
The Eagles have signed 13 undrafted rookies since the draft ended, and while many will simply come and go at Lehigh this summer, history says at least one of them, and maybe more, will make the roster and some could have long NFL careers. At the end of last season the Eagles had 12 undrafted players... Read more

Video: Eagles will retire Dawkins' number

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 4:17 PM
Video: It was an emotional day for former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins, who learned the organization would retire his number after he signed a one-day contract to retire with the team. Jeff McLane of the Inquirer reports. Read more

For Curry, Eagles were in his blood

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 3:51 PM
Sometimes, coaches can exaggerate about players they’ve just drafted. But Andy Reid wasn’t kidding when he said that defensive end Vinny Curry “might be the biggest Eagles fan ever.” When the second round pick from Neptune, N.J. met reporters Saturday, he displayed all the... Read more

Draft Day 2 options for the Eagles

Friday, April 27, 2012, 10:43 AM
Fletcher Cox? Yeah, everyone seems to be happy the Eagles traded up to grab the Mississippi State defensive tackle. He’ll be introduced by the team today at 4 p.m. at the NovaCare Complex. But he’s yesterday’s news (for now) because the Eagles still have work left to do. They have... Read more

Video: Eagles introduce Cox

Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:44 PM
Video: Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, the Eagles' first-round draft pick, met with the media for the first time at the NovaCare Complex. The Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports. Get complete coverage of the 2012 NFL draft. Read more

Cox: Quiet but confident

Friday, April 27, 2012, 4:59 PM
Fletcher Cox arrived in Philadelphia today with a stomach virus, the obligatory green number one jersey, a pink shirt and tie and immense confidence. In his first face-to-face meeting with Philly reporters Cox came off as relatively quiet, but with deep belief in his own ability and he seemed comfortable... Read more

Tamari's Mock Draft

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 12:56 PM
Click here for Jeff McLane's mock draft. From Jonathan Tamari: 1. Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford 2. Redskins: Robert Griffin, III, QB, Baylor 3. Vikings: Matt Kalil, T, USC 4. Browns: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 5. Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU 6. Rams: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma... Read more

Video: Eagles move up and pick Cox

Friday, April 27, 2012, 12:56 AM
Video: The Eagles traded up to 12th in the NFL Draft to get defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari discusses why Cox is a good fit in Philly. Complete coverage of the 2012 Eagles draft Read more

McLane's Mock Draft

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 12:21 PM
Click here for Jonathan Tamari's mock draft. From Jeff McLane: 1. Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford. 2. Washington Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor. 3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, Southern Cal. 4. Cleveland Browns: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU 5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers:... Read more

NFL draft winners, losers

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 11:44 PM
Who won and who lost in the first round? Winners: Eagles: The Eagles got a defensive tackle who should fit immediately in their attack-minded front four and, if he pans out, will be the quarterback menace you need in the pass-happy NFL. Somewhere, Jim Washburn is in a dark, isolated room playing... Read more
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