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Archive: April, 2010

Brown: Eagles had players question coaches

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 11:02 AM
For eight seasons, whenever Sheldon Brown spoke, everyone listened. Now members of the Cleveland media will be rushing to Brown's locker after games and practices to get an honest view of what's going on with the team and the franchise. But Brown took time last week to close the book on his career... Read more

Eagles check out Washington DE, Kansas WR

Friday, April 9, 2010, 3:01 PM
Catching up on some draft visits and workouts: * The Eagles have had Washington defensive end Daniel Te’o-Nesheim in for a visit, a source tells Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post. Te'o-Nesheim (6-3, 263) had nine sacks last year and 27 total in his four seasons with the Huskies. He... Read more

Deion: McNabb deal 'dumbest trade ever'

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 9:00 PM
In the past, Deion Sanders has made two things clear: 1. He's a Donovan McNabb fan. 2. He can't stand Eagles fans. So it should really come as no surprise that Sanders sounded off during an NFL Network appearance tonight when asked what his first thought was when he heard the news that the Eagles... Read more

McNabb makes himself at home

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 3:57 PM
Donovan McNabb practiced with the Redskins today and received glowing reviews from his teammates. "Donovan's outstanding. It feels like he's been here for a couple of years," said tight end Chris Cooley, per Rick Maese of The Washington Post. "Instantly, he's a leader. Instantly, he... Read more

Celek fires back at Brooking

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 1:34 PM
The Eagles and Cowboys have ended each others' seasons two years in a row. And even though it's April, the players are doing their part in adding to the rivalry. And we at MTC love it. You'll remember that Cowboys linebacker Keith Brooking took a jab at the Birds last week. "The way we dominated... Read more

McNabb's dad chimes in on trade

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 11:57 AM
Count Donovan McNabb's dad, Sam, among those who would have preferred that the Eagles not announce their franchise-changing trade on Easter Sunday. "Absolutely, it meant something," he said of the timing of the announcement, per Jarrett Bell of USA Today. "We were celebrating Jesus'... Read more

Eagles check out 'Bama CB, Stanford RB

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 10:51 PM
The Eagles brought in Alabama cornerback Javier Arenas for an official visit today, according to Chris Steuber of scout.com. Arenas (5-9, 197) set an SEC record by returning seven punts to the house during his four-year college career. Steuber has him ranked No. 14 among cornerbacks. NFL.com has... Read more

Baldinger slams McNabb

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 12:54 PM
It's not unusual to hear an analyst criticize Donovan McNabb. While many in the national media seem to think that Eagles fans have been too hard on him, most will concede that he has his faults (inaccuracy, never won a Super Bowl, etc.). But NFL Network's Brian Baldinger recently took aim at McNabb... Read more

Live McNabb coverage

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 10:52 AM
Update: We've just gotten word that the press conference won't start until 12:15. Join me for a live chat as Donovan McNabb addresses the media for the first time as a member of the Washington Redskins. We'll have updates on his comments and give you a chance to react live. Read more

Reid: McNabb treated fairly by fans

Monday, April 5, 2010, 10:53 PM
Andy Reid addressed questions from the media Sunday night, announcing that Donovan McNabb had been traded to the Redskins. He seemed serious, a bit worn down, like a guy who had just made a very difficult decision. A different Reid went through the radio circuit on Tuesday. While much of what he... Read more
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