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Archive: April, 2009

Banner's complete comments

Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 8:29 AM
As noted yesterday over at Eagletarian, Joe Banner went on Comcast SportsNet to talk about the Sheldon Brown situation. I thought I'd deliver exactly what he said for anyone who missed it: "DeMarcus Ware had 20 sacks this year, led the NFL, right now he's making a million dollars next year.... Read more

Roundup: Ochocinco, Moreno

Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 4:26 PM
If you believe the words coming out of Marvin Lewis' mouth, we can all stop with the rumors and speculation about Chad Ochocinco. The Bengals coach said today that the wide receiver will not be traded. “I don’t know why people continue with this speculation of moving Chad,” Lewis... Read more

Mock roundup: Will Eagles take Moreno?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 8:47 AM
Here's a roundup of some of the mock drafts out there, with notes on who the Eagles are projected to select. There are obviously hundreds of mock drafts online, but I tried to hand-pick the ones from some of the major sites. With less than four days remaining, the majority of draft pundits believe... Read more

Market for Ochocinco, Boldin

Monday, April 20, 2009, 9:07 PM
Quick wide receiver update as you digest all the Sheldon Brown news that has unfolded today. Let's start with Chad Ochocinco. The Bengals receiver apparently recently told T.J. Houshmandzadeh that he still wants out of Cincinnati. But what's the market like for Ochocinco? According to Joe Reedy of... Read more

Housh: Ochocinco wants out

Monday, April 20, 2009, 4:45 PM
T.J. Houshmandzadeh has been good to us here at MTC. Before free agency began, he went on the radio and said he would like to play in Philadelphia if the Eagles wanted him. After the signing period started, he texted ESPN 950, expressing his interest in playing here. And while that obviously didn't... Read more

Does Eli want a No. 1 WR?

Monday, April 20, 2009, 7:57 AM
Before we officially kick off draft week, there are some items I've been meaning to mention that got lost in the shuffle last week. ** When Donovan McNabb said the Eagles could use "weapons" we mentioned it non-stop for an entire offseason and beyond. Well now, with Plaxico Burress gone... Read more

Video highlights: Knowshon Moreno

Sunday, April 19, 2009, 10:47 AM
Earlier this week, Paul Domowitch of the Daily News reported that Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno is the highest-rated running back on the Eagles' board. Below are video highlights of Moreno. Is he the RB you like the best? Donald Brown fans out there? Beanie Wells? LeSean McCoy? Feel free... Read more

Effect of Peters trade on draft, Boldin

Friday, April 17, 2009, 3:25 PM
As you know by now, the Eagles have acquired Bills Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters. Reports indicate that the deal will not be finalized until the Eagles and Peters agree to terms on a new contract. Update: ESPN.com's Tim Graham reports that Peters is currently meeting with the Eagles and talks... Read more

TE Cook seeing interest from Eagles

Friday, April 17, 2009, 2:01 PM
Add Jared Cook's name to the list of tight ends the Eagles could potentially be targeting in next weekend's draft. Cook has not had an official visit with the Eagles, but said the Birds are showing interest in him. “I met with pretty much the whole coaching staff at the combine," he told... Read more

Boldin: 'Sometimes change is necessary'

Friday, April 17, 2009, 12:58 AM
Anquan Boldin joined Michael Irvin for a radio interview earlier today, discussing his status as a member of the Arizona Cardinals. It was the first time (to our knowledge) that Boldin spoke publicly since Ken Whisenhunt told reporters that the team was willing to listen to trade offers for the wide... Read more
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