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Sunday, July 25, 2010, 10:16 PM
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7 thoughts on Eagles camp

Sunday, July 25, 2010, 11:39 AM
Andy Reid takes the mic at 5 p.m. Monday for the official start of Eagles training camp. I'll be headed up to Lehigh tomorrow afternoon to add to's Eagles coverage. But first, here's a touchdown's worth of thoughts/predictions/guesses about what we're going to see over the next three weeks: 1... Read more

The Eagles and injuries

Saturday, July 24, 2010, 2:05 PM
When I did a Q&A with Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders before the 2009 season, he pointed out that the Eagles were very fortunate in terms of defensive injuries in 2008. But what about last season? The obvious injury that crippled the 'D' was Stewart Bradley tearing his ACL during training... Read more

Who are the Eagles' 'blue-chip' players?

Friday, July 23, 2010, 2:44 PM
Several links to get to today. Let's start with a column by Michael Lombardi on Lombardi breaks down every NFC roster, identifying blue-chip players (those among the top 10 at their position) and red-chip players (those among the top 15). Lombardi gives the Eagles three blue-chippers: DeSean... Read more

Marty thinks Vick will be back

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 5:07 PM
Publicly, the Eagles have been consistent in their support for Michael Vick this offseason. And that continued today when offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg told David Teel of the Daily Press: "I think he's back." Mornhinweg went on to praise Vick for his on-the-field performance this... Read more

Camp Countdown: The Eagles' secondary

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 2:48 PM
We are winding down our Camp Countdown series with a look at the Eagles' secondary. Here's the latest video: Read more

Eagles work out LB Bowen

Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 11:02 PM
The Eagles worked out free-agent linebacker Alvin Bowen Tuesday, league sources told Adam Caplan of Bowen, 26, was a fifth-round pick by the Buffalo Bills in 2008. He tore his ACL during training camp and was released from the Bills' practice squad in September of last season. The Redskins... Read more

Graham, Baldinger and the secondary

Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 1:04 PM
Six defensive players went off the board before the Eagles traded up and selected Brandon Graham with the 13th pick in last year's draft: No. 2: Ndamukong Suh (Lions) No. 3: Gerald McCoy (Bucs) No. 5: Eric Berry (Chiefs) No. 7: Joe Haden (Browns) No. 8: Rolando McClain (Raiders) No. 10: Tyson Alualu... Read more

What are the Eagles' biggest concerns?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 10:55 AM
Over the last couple of months, I've been asked to answer a few questions about the Eagles for various sites/publications that are previewing the 2010 season. And the same general question continues to come up, so I thought I'd answer it here: What is the Eagles' biggest concern? For our purposes... Read more

Turnovers, Kolb and the Eagles' D

Monday, July 19, 2010, 10:13 AM
Ten teams had a turnover differential of +6 or better in 2009. Seven of those teams made the playoffs. Four teams had a turnover differential of +10 or better. All four made the postseason. And the Eagles were one of those teams. The Birds' +15 turnover differential trailed only the Packers (+24)... Read more
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