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Archive: July, 2012

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 4:57 AM
Join The Inquirer's Jeff McLane for a live chat about all the latest happenings at Eagles training camp, starting at noon Tuesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post comments. Read more

Eagles sign Andrew Brewer, waive injured Ron Johnson

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 4:48 PM
The Eagles needed to add another body to the wide receivers corps after Ron Johnson suffered what will turn out to be a season-ending injury on Monday. They made the move on Tuesday, signing Andrew Brewer from the United Football League and waiving/injured Johnson. Brewer, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound Northwestern... Read more

Dion Lewis impresses early in training camp

Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:37 AM
Pads have been on for only two days, but there is one observation that is not premature to make: Dion Lewis is the Eagles’ No. 2 running back behind LeSean McCoy. The Eagles planned for that to be the case by neither signing a veteran in the offseason nor investing a draft pick in one until... Read more

Eagles work out WR; more practice notes

Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:32 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Eagles worked out wide receiver Travis Cobb, an undrafted rookie out of Arizona, on Monday after the morning walkthrough. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Cobb caught 26 passes for 290 yards and one touchdown as a senior in 2010. He was the Wildcats’ primary kick returner in 2009... Read more

Johnson's dislocated ankle "an ugly sight"

Monday, July 30, 2012, 4:35 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Wide receiver Ron Johnson suffered a gruesome injury in which he dislocated his ankle during the afternoon practice at Eagles training camp. Johnson attempted to put his ankle back into place but the team medical staff believed he could not because the outside bone of his ankle had... Read more

Why not Plaxico? Let's count the ways

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 2:05 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Andy Reid said today that he had no immediate plans to acquire a wide receiver after Riley Cooper fractured his collarbone on Saturday. But that didn’t stop a segment of Eagles fans that want the Eagles to sign Plaxico Burress from voicing their desire to me and other reporters... Read more

Explaining the delay in Jason Babin's MRI exam

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 11:17 AM
As Jeff wrote below, Jason Babin’s MRI exam for his calf strain is delayed because he needs to wait for a swallowed thermometer to pass through his system. It’s worth mentioning that he did not swallow an actual, standard thermometer that the layman would use to measure a common cold. The... Read more

Reid: Cooper out for six weeks

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 9:59 AM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Riley Cooper will have surgery to repair his fractured left collarbone and will be out approximately six weeks, Eagles coach Andy Reid said Sunday. "They'll plate the collarbone," Reid said. "I'm thinking six weeks -- in that area." Cooper broke his collarbone on Saturday during... Read more

Jarrett finally arrives

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 6:53 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Remember when Andy Reid compared Jaiquawn Jarrett to Brian Dawkins? It’s true; he did, just after the Eagles selected the Temple safety in the draft last year. Well, Jarrett may still be a long way from the former Eagles great; heck, he may be a long way from ever starting... Read more

Juan Castillo explains what coaches learn from walk-throughs

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 2:15 PM
The Eagles go through walk-throughs every morning. Before Saturday afternoon’s practice, there was no contact in the afternoon practice. This is standard procedure and mandated by the collective bargaining agreement, but it begs the question of how the coaching staff – and particularly... Read more
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