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Archive: February, 2009

Statements from Lurie and Reid

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 4:05 PM
I just posted on Brian Dawkins' departure so be sure to check out that entry, which includes a YouTube highlight video of No. 20. But this statement from the Eagles just popped in my inbox. Here are statements from Jeffrey Lurie and Andy Reid on Dawkins' departure. From Lurie: “Brian Dawkins... Read more

Devastating news for Birds fans

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 3:54 PM
For the past 24 hours, we've been in search of truth and rumors in regards to Brian Dawkins' future. The chase is now over. About 90 minutes ago, Les Bowen of the Daily News confirmed that the longest-tenured Eagle has agreed to a deal with the Broncos. According to Adam Schefter of NFL Network... Read more

Saturday Dawkins update

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 10:02 AM
UPDATE: Les Bowen confirms on Eagletarian that the deal is done. Thanks to everyone who e-mailed when they heard it. Much more to come soon. From earlier: There continue to be conflicting reports this morning as to whether Brian Dawkins is officially a member of the Denver Broncos. Has he signed?... Read more

Dawkins deal not done; Lito to Jets?

Friday, February 27, 2009, 10:30 PM
Here's the latest on what has been an unbelievably hectic day of Eagles offseason news. Let's start with Brian Dawkins. We played it safe here at MTC, waiting to hear confirmation on the deal in Denver before going ballistic. And that has not happened yet. David White of the San Francisco Chronicle... Read more

Reporter: Dawkins deal not official

Friday, February 27, 2009, 7:26 PM
I just got off the phone with David White, the San Francisco Chronicle reporter who posted a couple hours ago, saying Brian Dawkins had agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos. Here's the deal: White is not reporting that Dawkins has signed a contract with the Broncos. He actually never reported that... Read more

Report: Dawkins signs with Broncos

Friday, February 27, 2009, 5:22 PM
Brian Dawkins has signed with the Denver Broncos, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle. Our people are working to confirm this report. We want to make clear that the San Francisco Chronicle is the only place we've seen this report. is reporting that the Broncos signed safety... Read more

L.J. Smith to Atlanta?

Friday, February 27, 2009, 12:24 PM
Last night, I pointed out that NFL Network's Steve Wyche was reporting that the Falcons would make a push for tight end L.J. Smith. Today, Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post says he's hearing a deal could be coming in hours. It had been assumed that Smith wouldn't be back with the Birds... Read more

Report: Housh to visit Seahawks

Friday, February 27, 2009, 11:07 AM
T.J. Houshmandzadeh has a visit planned with the Seattle Seahawks, according to Alex Marvez of That's the only team reportedly bringing him in so far, as of 10:50 a.m. It was thought that Houshmandzadeh, the consensus top free agent receiver, would draw interest from several teams,... Read more

Buckhalter visiting Broncos?

Friday, February 27, 2009, 6:54 AM
Eagles free-agent running back Correll Buckhalter is drawing interest from the Denver Broncos, according to multiple reports. Per the Denver Post, Buckhalter will visit Denver today. The Broncos are also expected to bring in Cardinals running back J.J. Arrington.'s Alex Marvez reports... Read more

Houshmandzadeh staying in Cincy?

Thursday, February 26, 2009, 10:35 PM
We are less than two hours away from the start of free agency, and the T.J. Houshmandzadeh rumors are swirling. The National Football Post reports that the Bengals and Houshmandzadeh are close to reaching a new contract agreement. NFP said there is a 70 percent chance a deal will get done. However... Read more
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