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Archive: July, 2011

Posluszny, Plax and Asomugha

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 10:12 PM
Here's the rundown of everything that's happened since my last post: * I got a lot of questions in today's chat about whether the Eagles would make a run at linebacker Paul Posluszny. But according to Jay Glazer of, he is headed to the Jaguars. Update: Jason La Canfora of NFL Network... Read more

Making sense of the Eagles' LB situation

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 5:53 PM
As you may have seen by now, The Inquirer's Jonathan Tamari is reporting that the Eagles are letting all their free agents walk. Many of the names on his list are not surprising, but a couple are - primarily Bradley and Rocca. Let's start with Bradley. There was always a chance the Eagles were going... Read more

Vince Young an option to back up Vick?

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 2:09 PM
One of the more intriguing names that has been mentioned as a potential backup for Michael Vick is Titans quarterback Vince Young. Young is technically still under contract with Tennessee, but reports suggest they are going to release him and his salary. Per ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the Eagles (along... Read more

Eagles free agency updates

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 7:15 AM
The Eagles are free to begin negotiations with any and all free agents beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. At that time, they can also trade Kevin Kolb. Today figures to be a bit chaotic (and fun) so I'll be providing updates, links, thoughts, rumors, etc. in this live blog. I won't be approving... Read more

5 thoughts on the Eagles

Monday, July 25, 2011, 5:22 PM
Football's back, and it's been awhile since I've done one of these, so here are five thoughts on the Eagles as we look ahead to the upcoming chaos of this week: 1. Will the Eagles trade Kevin Kolb the minute they're allowed to? I would say yes, or pretty close to it. Everything the Birds do in free... Read more

Tracking Eagles free agency rumors

Monday, July 25, 2011, 9:33 AM
Well, it looks like the chaos is about to ensue. Multiple outlets are reporting that the owners and players have agreed to terms on a new CBA, and the voting process will begin Monday afternoon. There are conflicting reports about when free agency could start. Earlier today, Mark Maske of The Washington... Read more

Favre, Babin and Washburn's rotation

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 1:32 PM
Let's start with Brett Favre, shall we? This one started when Howard Eskin cited sources saying it was "possible" the Eagles would look at him as a backup to Michael Vick. The Inquirer's Jeff McLane has more details on Birds' Eye View and is told by league sources that Favre coming here would be... Read more

Kolb, Fitzgerald and Rodgers-Cromartie

Saturday, July 23, 2011, 12:31 PM
Back in February, an ESPN report surfaced that the Cardinals' front office had requested Larry Fitzgerald's input about their quarterback plans. And earlier this week, I wrote about how Kevin Kolb had reportedly already joined Fitzgerald for a private workout in Arizona earlier this month. But how... Read more

What we know: Eagles, free agency, trades

Friday, July 22, 2011, 1:27 PM
Yesterday, when Roger Goodell and the owners announced details of the new CBA they were handing off to the players for approval, they also released a potential timeline going forward. For this audience, the two topics of most interest are probably free agency/trades and training camp. Both depend... Read more

Report: Kolb's worked out with Fitzgerald

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 5:27 PM
For years here, Kevin Kolb couldn't wait to take over as the starting quarterback of the Eagles. Now, signs suggest he can't wait to get a head start with his new team. Kolb and Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald organized a workout at Arizona State earlier this month, a source tells Craig... Read more
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