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Archive: June, 2010

Dislike for Vick; protection for McNabb; love for Kolb

Sunday, June 20, 2010, 10:42 AM
Forbes recently published the results of an E-Poll Market Research survey about the most disliked people in sports. Who took the top spot? Eagles backup quarterback Michael Vick. According to the survey, Vick earned a 69 percent dislikability rating: A year removed from his dog-fighting troubles... Read more

Where does the Eagles' O-line rank?

Saturday, June 19, 2010, 9:50 AM
Jason Cole over at Yahoo Sports continues to roll out his offseason positional rankings. Cole's last set of rankings had the Eagles' running back situation as the worst in the NFC. This week, he does the offensive line, and the Birds come in at No. 18: No team has made more high-profile moves in... Read more

Jaws senses more energy with Eagles

Friday, June 18, 2010, 3:48 PM
When training camp starts at Lehigh in late July, there will be a lot of talk about how things are different. How things are different this season, now that there will be no No. 5 on the field for the first time in 11 years. Former Eagles quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski said this... Read more

Haynesworth, Hixon and the NFC East

Thursday, June 17, 2010, 10:13 PM
Better late than never today. Here are some NFC East links and thoughts: * Let's start with the Giants. Wide receiver Domenik Hixon will miss the 2010 season after tearing his ACL on the FieldTurf at the New Meadowlands Stadium. When I hear "caught in the turf" I think one thing, probably... Read more

Talking depth chart, secondary and Kolb

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 2:07 PM
Earlier today, I did a little video Q&A with Noah Coslov of CineSport. We recapped OTAs and took a look ahead at issues the Birds will face at training camp. Among the topics discussed: concerns about the defensive secondary and early impressions of Kevin Kolb. I'm welcome to any feedback you... Read more

5 thoughts on the Eagles' offense

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 10:18 AM
Last week, we did the defense. And today, here are five thoughts on the Eagles' offense: 1. In the defensive observations, I wrote about how the Eagles would likely expect contributions from at least three rookies. On offense, that's not the case. In fact, I'm not sure they'll get significant contributions... Read more

Celek gets mention for dropped passes

Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 3:18 PM
Brent Celek has received plenty of positive pub this offseason. Coming off a 2009 campaign in which he blew away expectations (76 catches for 971 yards and 8 TDs), he's quickly emerged as one of the faces of this young Eagles' offense. But Celek got a mention earlier this week for something not so... Read more

Ricky Watters, DeSean and power rankings

Monday, June 14, 2010, 9:48 AM
Some links to get to on this Monday. If you missed it over the weekend, I provided five thoughts on the Eagles' defense. FoxSports.com's John Czarnecki has a list out of the 10 most underpaid players in the NFL. DeSean Jackson comes in at No. 9: He isn’t alone in this spot, because I easily... Read more

5 thoughts on the Eagles' D

Sunday, June 13, 2010, 10:43 AM
A lot can change between now and the Eagles' Week 1 game against the Packers. But here are five thoughts on the defense after OTAs: 1. The Birds are going to count on at least three rookies to make pretty significant contributions. The first is Nate Allen, who Andy Reid said will be the starter opposite... Read more

Mailbag: LBs, Harbor and Shipley

Saturday, June 12, 2010, 12:20 PM
I wanted to get to some e-mails and Tweets I haven't been able to respond to in the last couple weeks. Feel free to e-mail me if you like and we can make this a weekly feature. @RL219: Sheil, make some predictions on the LB position. Let's start in the middle. Stewart Bradley is the guy. He missed... Read more
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