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Archive: May, 2010

5 questions with Fokou

Friday, May 21, 2010, 10:57 AM
Pretty much every veteran who attended Eagles OTAs this week was there with a purpose. Macho Harris is making the switch to cornerback. Quintin Demps is trying to rebound from a down 2009 season. Max Jean-Gilles is testing himself after lap-band surgery and hoping to be a contributor. And then... Read more

Eagles with a bottom-five offseason?

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 10:34 PM
Apologies for the late post today. I got ready to write about 12 different times, and something kept coming up. Anyway, a couple links to pass along, and then some observations from Eagles rookie camp today. ESPN.com's John Clayton lists the five teams that had the worst offseasons. The Eagles just... Read more

Riley Cooper's learning experience

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 3:40 PM
Eagles fifth-round pick Riley Cooper lined up out wide on the right side of the formation and ran a quick 5-yard route. When he turned around, the pass had arrived from rookie quarterback Mike Kafka. The ball went right through Cooper's hands and hit the ground. Almost immediately, wide receivers... Read more

Eagles show interest in OL Pitts

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 9:05 PM
Free-agent guard Chester Pitts said during a radio interview that the Eagles are one of five teams who have shown interest in him. "I originally took three trips – Detroit, San Fran and Seattle – and they’re all actually still in the mix, and then Philly and Minnesota actually... Read more

Cunningham: 'I was a lonely soul'

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 9:16 AM
Good piece by Mark Anderson in the Las Vegas Review-Journal about Randall Cunningham and the life he's leading after football. Cunningham is a pastor at the Protestant interdenominational church in Henderson, Nev. The article examines why he decided to go down this path after his football career ended... Read more

Eagles sign DT Boo Robinson

Monday, May 17, 2010, 8:18 PM
Earlier today, the Eagles announced their dates for training camp. And now, they've added another body to compete at Lehigh. The Birds have signed Wake Forest defensive tackle Boo Robinson to a three-year deal, his agent Albert Elias announced on Twitter. The three-year deal part is of course meaningless... Read more

Ranking the Eagles 15th

Monday, May 17, 2010, 10:02 AM
SI.com's Peter King is up with his offseason power rankings. Where do the Eagles rank? No. 15. I was in favor of going to Kevin Kolb, but that doesn't mean there's a 12-win season waiting to happen. There's likely to be growing pain, maybe with a Mike Vick replacement game or two. Before you start... Read more

Revisiting the Eagles' best offseason move

Sunday, May 16, 2010, 7:59 PM
Just got back from D.C. to see 90 comments and several e-mails about Saturday's post that focused on the Eagles' best offseason move. There appeared to be three moves that MTC readers thought warranted consideration: 1. The trade for LB Ernie Sims As I said when they traded for him, I have seen... Read more

The Eagles' best offseason move

Saturday, May 15, 2010, 10:40 AM
About to head out of town for the weekend for a family gathering, but wanted to get a quick post up first. A publication recently asked me to answer a series of questions about the Eagles for their NFL preview magazine. And there was one question that made me think a little longer than the others:... Read more

McCoy's improvement as a blocker

Friday, May 14, 2010, 11:51 AM
One of the major questions about LeSean McCoy as a rookie was if he'd be able to do a good enough job as a blocker. McCoy always appeared willing to improve that aspect of his game, but did that mean he always did a good job? Of course not. Marty Mornhinweg was quick to acknowledge earlier this... Read more
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