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Archive: March, 2009

Report: Bills, Peters still far apart

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 6:46 PM
The Buffalo Bills and offensive tackle Jason Peters are still far apart on a new contract, according to Allen Wilson of The Buffalo News. Reporters from both the Daily News and The Inquirer have written about Philadelphia as a possible landing spot for Peters should the Bills decide to trade him. "Obviously... Read more

Another Boldin update

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 9:03 AM
Another Tuesday and another Anquan Boldin update. Although, there's not really anything new to report, so it should be noted we use the term "update" loosely here at MTC. Once again,'s Peter King wrote about Boldin in his Monday Morning Quarterback column yesterday. Cardinals coach... Read more

Moats, wife speak about incident

Monday, March 30, 2009, 9:21 PM
Ryan Moats spoke with Robin Roberts of Good Morning America today about the incident we detailed last week in which a Dallas area police officer prevented the ex-Eagles running back from saying good-bye to his dying mother in-law. Moats' wife Tamisha said she would accept an apology from officer Robert... Read more

Maybin, Ikegwuonu and more

Monday, March 30, 2009, 1:48 PM
Time for our weekly five questions with Scott Wright from As always, if you have specific questions for Scott, e-mail me and I'll try to get to them. Q: There were reports last week that North Carolina WR Hakeem Nicks had put on a considerable amount of weight. How concerning... Read more

UConn RB prospect Brown impresses

Sunday, March 29, 2009, 2:11 PM
Last week over at Eagletarian, Paul Domowitch wrote that he, NFL Network's Mike Mayock and Ron Jaworski all felt that Georgia's Knowshon Moreno and Connecticut's Donald Brown were the best fits for the Birds among the top running back prospects. Brown participated in UConn's Pro Day last week, looking... Read more

Weaver tries to clear the air

Friday, March 27, 2009, 4:46 PM
At this point, Eagles fans don't know exactly what role new fullback Leonard Weaver will fill next season. Will Andy Reid use him in the passing game? Can he convert on short yardage? How often will he be on the field? Like I said, we're not sure as of yet. But after listening to his radio interview... Read more

L.J. Smith critical of Reid

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 8:05 PM
To say that L.J. Smith ripped into Andy Reid during a radio interview today would be unfair. But to say he was critical of the way his former coach handled things last season would be accurate. Smith appeared on The Monty Show on Sporting News Radio today and suggested that communication isn't exactly... Read more

Video: Moats' run-in with police officer

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 6:07 PM
Earlier today, we posted about Ryan Moats' troubling run-in with a cop, where he was hassled while trying to reach his dying mother in-law in the hospital. The entire scene was captured on video. Click here for the first part. The second part is posted below. Not much happens until about the five-minute... Read more

Ex-Eagle Moats has troubling run-in with cop

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 11:02 AM
Catching up on some online reading this morning and stumbled upon a troubling story involving ex-Eagles running back Ryan Moats. Moats, 26, joined the Houston Texans last season. He spent a couple of seasons with the Birds after being selected in the third round of the 2005 draft. Per The Dallas-Morning... Read more

L.J. feels 'renewed' with Ravens

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 5:00 PM
Former Eagles tight end L.J. Smith is looking to prove his doubters wrong as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. “I feel like I’m renewed, that I have a new spirit,” Smith told Mike Duffy of “I feel like I’m in a place where I can hopefully reach my... Read more
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