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Archive: March, 2009

Tuck: Giants the team to beat in '09

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 8:51 AM
A Philadelphia-New York rivalry where a player describes his squad as "the team to beat." Where have we heard this before? As you know by now, while we love baseball here at MTC, this is an NFL blog. So we're not talking about Phillies-Mets. We're talking Eagles-Giants. And instead of... Read more

Reports: Ravens sign L.J. Smith

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 5:37 PM
UPDATE (6:29 p.m.): Jamison Hensley of The Baltimore Sun confirms the earlier report that the Ravens have agreed to terms with L.J. Smith. The Sun also reports that the deal is worth one year, $1.5 million. From earlier: Tight end L.J. Smith visited the Baltimore Ravens today... Read more

Travis Henry's troubling story

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 8:38 AM
Interesting read in last week's New York Times about ex-running back Travis Henry. Henry spent seven seasons in the league, with stops in Buffalo, Tennessee and Denver. He even made the Pro Bowl in 2002. But over the years, he's become better known for his off-the-field activities, most notably fathering... Read more

G-Lew saw 'writing on the wall'

Monday, March 16, 2009, 6:00 PM
While many of the current members of the Eagles organization are keeping quiet, ex-Eagles are speaking up about their new homes. We've heard from Tra Thomas and Brian Dawkins over the past few weeks. And today it was Greg Lewis' turn. Lewis spoke to the Boston media today for the first time since... Read more

Report: Stallworth expected to be charged

Monday, March 16, 2009, 8:29 AM
A quick follow-up on the Donte' Stallworth situation. We'll get to Jay Cutler and other news later today. According to the Miami Herald, Stallworth's Bentley struck and killed 59-year-old Mario Reyes in Miami just after 7 a.m. Saturday morning The investigation is ongoing, but sources tell Jason... Read more

Will Wells, Pettigrew be there for Eagles?

Sunday, March 15, 2009, 12:36 PM
Time for another round of questioning with Scott Wright from Here are this week's questions and answers: Q: You just posted a new mock draft this week. And if it plays out the way you projected, Eagles fans will be very happy. Give us a scouting report on tight end Brandon Pettigrew... Read more

More on Crowell, Weaver

Saturday, March 14, 2009, 2:49 PM
Some links to pass along as you take a break from a weekend of college hoops: ** Linebacker Angelo Crowell has a meeting with the Bills Monday to discuss possibly rejoining the team, a source tells Steve Wyche of Crowell has had preliminary contract negotiations with the Bucs though, according... Read more

Peters, Bills not close on deal

Friday, March 13, 2009, 2:53 PM
We've been talking quite a bit here at MTC about the future of Anquan Boldin, a player who is unhappy with his current deal, and could have a new home before the 2009 season begins. Another such player who fits that description is Bills offensive tackle Jason Peters. On and nationally... Read more

Report: Vikings looking at Weaver

Friday, March 13, 2009, 10:53 AM
Leonard Weaver's Agent, Harold Lewis, told The Inquirer's Bob Brookover that there are several teams interested in adding his client. In addition to the Eagles, one of those teams might be the Minnesota Vikings. According to Judd Zulgad of The Star-Tribune, Minnesota is taking a look at the 26-year-old... Read more

Boldin rumor roundup

Thursday, March 12, 2009, 10:21 PM
We might as well coin this "Anquan Boldin week" here at On Monday, we brought you reports by a couple national media guys linking the Eagles to Boldin. Today, Les Bowen over at Eagletarian offered his take on the situation, saying the Eagles were more likely to land Boldin than... Read more
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