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Archive: July, 2010

McNabb: Super Bowl doesn't define career

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 9:07 PM
Donovan McNabb and Tony Romo do not share the same opinion about what defines a quarterback's legacy. McNabb was asked on the King David Show (WQYK 1010 AM) about how important winning a Super Bowl is to his legacy. "Well you know what, I've always been a big believer of winning a Super Bowl... Read more

Video: Riley Cooper's role

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 3:11 PM
Here's a video on Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper and his possible role in the offense in 2010. Note: This video will come down after 24 hours, per league restrictions. Read more

Observations: QB misfires, Cooper and Allen

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 11:22 AM
The Eagles took the field once again Wednesday morning for practice with rookies and selected vets. The only difference from Tuesday? Second-round pick Nate Allen was on the field. Here are my observations: * During red-zone drills, Michael Vick looked for rookie Riley Cooper on a fade, with Trevard... Read more

Revisiting the Brown/Gocong trade

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 8:11 AM
The Eagles announced this morning that they released linebacker/defensive end Alex Hall to sign second-round pick Nate Allen. Hall was part of the Sheldon Brown/Chris Gocong trade back in April. The Eagles sent Brown and Gocong to the Browns for Hall, a fourth-round pick and a fifth-round pick. Hall... Read more

Observations: Clayton, Cooper and Coleman

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 5:39 PM
Here's what I noticed at the Eagles' afternoon practice on Tuesday: * Strong showing from rookie linebacker Keenan Clayton. The fourth-round pick broke up a couple passes in coverage, including one from Kevin Kolb that was intended for Cornelius Ingram. He also ran over 325-pound Greg Isdaner on a... Read more

Video: Rookie Sapp gets reps at DE

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 2:25 PM
Eagles fifth-round pick Ricky Sapp lined up at defensive end during the team's first practice at Lehigh. Here's video of Sapp talking about his comfort level in Sean McDermott's defense. Earlier today, I posted my practice observations with notes on Dick Jauron, Cornelius Ingram and the wide receivers... Read more

Practice observations: Ingram, Jauron, the WRs

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 11:15 AM
The Eagles had rookies and selected vets on the field this morning for the first practice at Lehigh. Here's what I saw: * Let's start with the quarterbacks, shall we? Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick and Mike Kafka were all in attendance. The players were not in pads, but the QBs got their work in. Kolb was... Read more

Herremans, power rankings and Vick

Monday, July 26, 2010, 7:21 PM
Andy Reid opened camp at Lehigh Monday afternoon, and while he was peppered with several questions about Michael Vick, the comment that caught my attention was about left guard Todd Herremans. Herremans will join center Jamaal Jackson and defensive lineman Victor Abiamiri on the physically unable... Read more

Camp Countdown: Eagles Linebackers

Monday, July 26, 2010, 12:32 PM
Here's the final video in our Camp Countdown series, taking a look at the Eagles' linebacking situation. Read more

Rating the Eagles' talent

Monday, July 26, 2010, 9:43 AM
On Friday, I linked to a piece that looked at the number of "blue-chip" and "red-chip" players currently on the Eagles' roster. It's a project by NFL.com's Michael Lombardi, and yesterday, he took a closer look at the list and ranked every team based on those players. Lombardi's... Read more
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