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Archive: March, 2009

Five NFL draft questions

Friday, March 6, 2009, 7:53 AM
Time for our weekly Q&A with Scott Wright of draftcountdown.com. As always, if you have specific draft questions you want answered, let me know. We'll have more on T.O. and free agency later today. Q: There was talk that the Patriots did not want a high first-round pick for Matt Cassel because... Read more

Reports: Springs to the Patriots

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 3:41 PM
According to Shalise Manza Young of The Providence Journal, cornerback Shawn Springs is expected to sign with the New England Patriots. The Eagles brought in Springs for a visit yesterday, and he revealed that the team was looking at him to play safety. When reporters from The Inquirer or Daily News... Read more

Cowboys cut Roy Williams too

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 11:32 AM
Eagles fans, looks like you are going to have to find some new villains when the Cowboys come to town in 2009. Somehow, I think you'll manage. Earlier this morning, we wrote about the Cowboys cutting ties with Terrell Owens. Now, Todd Archer of the Dallas Morning-News reports that the team has also... Read more

End of T.O. era in Dallas

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 8:07 AM
Well, you've probably heard the news by now. The Cowboys have released Terrell Owens. The story was first reported late Wednesday night by ESPN.com's Michael Smith. I couldn't help but laugh this morning when I heard Stephen A. Smith's report on SportsCenter, saying Owens felt "blind-sided"... Read more

Holt asks for release; L.J. Smith update

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 9:18 PM
Earlier this week, we wrote about rumors that Rams wide receiver Torry Holt was on the trading block. Tonight, there are reports that Holt is taking the situation into his own hands. League sources tell Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Holt has asked the Rams to release him. Per Thomas... Read more

Dawk on '09 return to Linc

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 1:37 PM
I just finished listening to the Brian Dawkins interview with Jody Mac and Harry Mayes on ESPN 950. Les Bowen over at Eagletarian got most of the notable quotes last night. It was the first time, to our knowledge, that Dawkins talked about the negotiations with the Eagles. Just a couple more excerpts... Read more

Broncos shopping TE Scheffler?

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 10:37 AM
Broncos tight end Tony Scheffler is on the trading block, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post. If you're unfamiliar with Scheffler, he had 40 catches for 645 yards and three touchdowns last season. He had five TDs the year before and four in 2006. He averaged 16.1 yards per reception, which... Read more

Giants taking risks?

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 8:31 AM
Quick roundup of what's going on this morning. Check back later as news develops throughout the day. ** In case you missed it, everyone's favorite Eagle, L.J. Smith, is reportedly in Detroit visiting the Lions. ** Bob Brookover of The Inquirer caught up with Tra Thomas, who says the Eagles have shown... Read more

Where will L.J. Smith land?

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 6:53 PM
Just as I finished the Sean Considine post, I came across another item involving a (soon-to-be) ex-Eagle. Tight end L.J. Smith will visit the Detroit Lions, according to Adam Schefter of the NFL Network. Schefter speculates that Smith could be a fit with two other teams: the Atlanta Falcons and the... Read more

GM: Considine will get chance to start

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 6:17 PM
Many of you were irate when you heard the Eagles had lost Brian Dawkins to the Broncos. Some of you even had a problem with the Birds letting Correll Buckhalter run away to Denver. But I have yet to hear from a reader who is devastated that Sean Considine is now a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars... Read more
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