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Archive: July, 2008

Reid goes easy for once

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 5:48 PM
Matt Gelb here, filling in at Lehigh. With injuries and the 30-plus club taking the morning off, Andy Reid noticed the depth issues and decided to have his players practice in "shells" without hitting. So there's not much off of this morning's practice. "It really was numbers; it was... Read more

Howard makes an impact

Sunday, July 27, 2008, 12:24 PM
Remember Darren Howard? The Eagles' big off-season signing from 2006 has been pretty quiet in his first two seasons in Philadelphia. He started 16 games at defensive end in 2006 but faded late in the year and finished with five sacks. He was a backup last season, and registered just one sack. But... Read more

Andrews: I was on the edge

Saturday, July 26, 2008, 6:11 PM
Shawn Andrews, who has missed all of training camp suffering from depression, met with the media today and opened up once again. He said his initial meeting with Andy Reid last week involved him apologizing to Reid for allowing all the rumors about the reasons for his absence in training camp to fester... Read more

Andrews' agent denies speculation

Friday, July 25, 2008, 11:47 AM
First it was incorrectly speculated that Shawn Andrews was absent from training camp because of a contract situation and now it's been speculated that it's a contact situation. A local newspaper said this morning that the Eagles' two-time Pro Bowl guard has issues with coach Andy Reid's contact-heavy... Read more

GOOD COP MARTY

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 1:10 PM
Marty Mornhinweg didn't talk long following this morning's indoor practice at Lehigh University, but the Eagles' offensive coordinator actually said a lot. The man who calls the plays for the offense wisely adopted the role of good cop in the contract case of Westbrook vs. the Eagles that figures... Read more

The other Brian's Song

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 12:48 PM
Brian Westbrook, the most lethal weapon on the Eagles' offense, shares more than a first name with Brian Urlacher, the force in the middle of the Chicago Bears' defense. The two men also share the opinion that they outperformed long-term contracts they signed a few years ago and were deserving of... Read more

Donovan's state-of-the-team address

Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 1:11 PM
Donovan McNabb showed up for the first day of training camp this morning with a healthy right shoulder and an even healthier dose of confidence in his football team. "We beat the Cowboys last year and we should have beaten them in the first game," the Eagles' quarterback said following the... Read more

WESTBROOK CHOOSES AGENT

Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 6:58 PM
A league source said that Brian Westbrook hired Todd France as his agent today, but the paper work won't be filed until tomorrow. France replaces Fletcher Smith, who was fired by Westbrook last week after negotiations between the Eagles and the running back had stalled. It's likely that France will... Read more
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