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Archive: March, 2012

The plan to replace Peters

Friday, March 30, 2012, 5:06 PM
At 12:40 Friday afternoon, the Eagles' offensive line, which was poised to be a major strength in 2012, officially turned into a question mark. The team released a statement, announcing that left tackle Jason Peters had suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon on Tuesday while training in Texas and would... Read more

On Tannehill, trading up

Friday, March 30, 2012, 12:27 PM
Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill told reporters yesterday that he's got a private workout scheduled with the Eagles in College Station, Texas. Which leads to the obvious question: What are the chances the Birds seriously consider drafting him next month? Earlier this offseason, reports connected... Read more

Eagles to check out QBs Cousins, Tannehill

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 1:03 PM
The Eagles plan on hosting Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins for a visit, according to Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com. NFL Network's Mike Mayock has Cousins (6-3, 214) ranked as his fifth-best quarterback. ESPN's Todd McShay thinks Cousins will be among seven quarterbacks taken in the first two... Read more

How Asante stacks up

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 11:07 AM
With Asante Samuel expected to be dealt in the coming weeks, a common question being asked is: What exactly should he be worth? Terry McCormick of TitansInsider.com reported yesterday that the Eagles were seeking a third-round pick for Samuel. But considering the top free-agent cornerbacks on the... Read more

Titans a suitor for Asante?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 2:24 PM
There are conflicting reports on the Titans' potential interest in Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel. A league source tells Terry McCormick of TitansInsider.com that the team has at least some interest in Samuel. But Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean says via Twitter that he's told the Titans are not interested... Read more

Eagles mocks, draft thoughts

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 10:30 AM
Below is a roundup of some recently released mocks, along with my draft thoughts. And be sure to check out Birds' Eye View and Eagletarian for coverage from Andy Reid's breakfast with reporters at the NFL owners' meetings. SI.com's Don Banks has the Eagles grabbing Mississippi State defensive tackle... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 10:48 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles. Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post breaks down the market for cornerback Asante Samuel. He lists the Bucs, Lions, Chargers, Panthers, Titans and Browns as teams that could potentially be interested. Here's... Read more

Draft Diary: One month left for Kuechly

Monday, March 26, 2012, 1:17 PM
About this series: Leading up to April's NFL draft, I'll be chatting regularly with Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. This is the fourth installment. Click here for the first part. Here for the second part. And here for the third part. *** In late February, Luke Kuechly spent four days in... Read more

Eagles to reportedly check out ASU CB

Monday, March 26, 2012, 9:05 AM
The Eagles will have Arizona State cornerback Omar Bolden in for a visit, according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com. Bolden (5-10, 202) missed last season because of a torn ACL. According to NFL.com, he played exclusively on the outside during his college career and is a physical, press corner. Bolden... Read more

Eagles reportedly to host LSU DT Brockers

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 4:53 PM
With the draft just about a month away, now is the time for teams to host specific prospects at their facilities. As it's been explained to me, teams are allowed to have 30 prospects in for official visits. However, there are no restrictions on sending scouts or coaches to visit schools or prospects'... Read more
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