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Clemson DE says he has workout with Eagles

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:07 PM
Some links to get to this evening. If you missed it earlier, we posted another entry in our Draft Diary series with South Florida wide receiver Carlton Mitchell. Mitchell gave us an inside look at the first day of the combine. We'll do the other days later this week. Now, the links: * Clemson LB/DE... Read more

Draft Diary: What really happens at the combine (Day 1)

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 12:52 PM
Draft Diary: In this series, South Florida WR Carlton Mitchell will give us an insider’s look at the draft process. This week, he goes into great detail about what it was like to participate in the NFL scouting combine. His recap will be split up into four separate posts throughout the course... Read more

Mailbag: Ray Edwards, Kolb and Baskett

Saturday, March 13, 2010, 3:48 PM
I received quite a few questions on Twitter and via e-mail last week and didn't get to respond to all of them, so I thought we'd make a post out of it. Here goes: @babyfacejp: Do you see the Eagles going after RFA DE Ray Edwards? The Edwards talk began after Bob Grotz of the Delaware County Daily... Read more

Vick: I can't be a disgruntled employee

Friday, March 12, 2010, 8:56 AM
Michael Vick continued to make the rounds yesterday, speaking to FoxSports.com's Jay Glazer on the set of Spike TV's Pros vs. Joes. But instead of discussing which team he'd like to play for next season, or what uniforms he's fond of, Vick addressed the possibility of returning to the Eagles in the... Read more

Vick's contract, Fraley's next stop

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 12:35 PM
A few quick links to pass along: * Interesting piece on Michael Vick's contract by Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post. Brandt, who previously worked as a consultant for the Eagles, explains that the Eagles did not pick up Vick's option last week. They were actually just paying the $1.5M roster... Read more

Reports: Eagles had interest in RB Faulk

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:06 PM
Running back Kevin Faulk had an offer from the Eagles before re-signing with the New England Patriots, according to multiple reports. The National Football Post and Boston Herald both report that the Eagles and Redskins both made offers. Faulk ended up getting a one-year deal with the Patriots that... Read more

Can Graham have an instant impact?

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 9:11 PM
Note: I wrote this post originally on March 11. In the past five years, 34 defensive linemen and 18 defensive ends have been taken in the first round. Here are some numbers on how they fared: * The average defensive lineman taken in the first round over the past five seasons had 2.69 sacks as a rookie... Read more

Updates: Babin, Ray Edwards, Browns QBs

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 5:13 PM
Apologies for the late post today. Let's get caught up: * Updated: Jeff McLane of the Inquirer reports that the Titans and Will Witherspoon have agreed to terms on a contract. ESPN's Adam Schefter says it's a three-year deal worth $11M. * The Titans and defensive end Jason Babin are talking contract... Read more

The Eagles' WR situation

Monday, March 8, 2010, 8:55 PM
Remember back in September when the Eagles surprised us all by keeping seven wide receivers after they made final cuts? Well, let's just say things change quickly in the NFL. Only four of the seven remain now that the team has announced that it's traded Reggie Brown to the Bucs for an undisclosed... Read more

Eagles address offensive leadership

Monday, March 8, 2010, 12:00 PM
Things are pretty quiet on the free-agency front today, so I wanted to take a look at the Eagles' recent moves to lock up Leonard Weaver and Jason Avant to long-term deals. Let's get one thing out of the way: the Eagles absolutely need to address the defense if they expect to be significantly better... Read more
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