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Moves that could affect Eagles

Monday, March 5, 2012, 11:17 AM
The NFL offseason continues, with today marking the deadline for designating franchise players. Several teams have worked out deals with their own players in the past 24 hours. In Houston, the Texans and running back Arian Foster have agreed to a five-year contract. Per Jason La Canfora of NFL Network... Read more

Draft Diary: Kuechly passes combine test

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 2:59 AM
About this series: Leading up to April's NFL draft, I'll be chatting regularly with Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. This is the third installment. Click here for the first part. And here for the second part. *** Luke Kuechly’s first run could not have gone any better. The Boston College... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Friday, March 2, 2012, 9:56 AM
Before I get to the roundup, here's my take on DeSean Jackson from Thursday night, in case you missed it. Now, on to what the national media are saying about the Eagles this week: Mike Freeman of writes that the Eagles aren't sure they can trust Jackson long-term: Several NFL sources... Read more

The DeSean Jackson scenarios

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6:52 PM
The Eagles announced Thursday that they're using the franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson. "We want DeSean to be an Eagle for the long haul and this is a step in the right direction to accomplish that," said GM Howie Roseman in a statement. "DeSean is a talented player and a proven playmaker... Read more

Moves that could affect the Eagles

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 12:31 PM
With the combine wrapped up and free agency less than two weeks away, news and rumors continue to swirl around the NFL, many of which could affect the Eagles in one way or another. Let's start with the linebacker market. Pro Football Talk reports that the Lions hope to re-sign Stephen Tulloch, but... Read more

Burress, RGIII and McNabb

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 11:19 AM
Plaxico Burress is at it again. Last year, after he was released from prison, Burress made it clear that he'd enjoy playing with Michael Vick as a member of the Eagles. He ended up signing a one-year deal with the Jets and is now once again a free agent. Joining Harry Mayes and Brian Baldinger on... Read more

Eagles face challenge in LB search

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 9:00 AM
On Monday afternoon, the Browns announced a new five-year deal for inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, which is worth $42.5M with $19M guaranteed, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. We are two weeks away from the official start of free agency (March 13), and the linebacker market will continue... Read more

Clocking 40 times for Kuechly, Burfict

Monday, February 27, 2012, 3:49 PM
It was the linebackers' turn to run today at the combine in Indianapolis, and a couple prospects turned in performances that will be of interest to Eagles fans. Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly ran a 4.58 40-yard dash, while Arizona State's Vontaze Burfict clocked in at 5.09. Prior to the combine... Read more

If the Eagles want to trade up...

Monday, February 27, 2012, 10:56 AM
In 2009, the Eagles moved up two spots to draft Jeremy Maclin at No. 19, sending an additional sixth-round pick to the Browns. The following year, they dealt a couple third-round picks to the Broncos and swapped the 24th selection for No. 13 to select Brandon Graham. History shows they're not shy... Read more

Latest buzz on WR market

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 11:56 AM
As we wait to see what the Eagles decide to do with DeSean Jackson, it's worth taking a look at the latest buzz surrounding the other wide receivers who could potentially hit the market when free agency begins on March 13. And based on this week's reports, many of the big names are expected to stay... Read more
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