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What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 11:57 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles:'s Mel Kiper recently "re-drafted" the 2006 class. The Eagles had the 14th pick that year and selected defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley. But if they could do it all over again, Kiper says the Birds would end... Read more

The Eagles' options at LB

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 12:49 PM
Les Bowen and Jeff McLane caught up with Howie Roseman down at the Senior Bowl yesterday to get his thoughts on a variety of topics. One of them was the organization's issues with adequately addressing the linebacker position. In the interview, Roseman indicated that the Eagles wanted to make a move... Read more

Report: Washburn was roadblock to Spagnuolo

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 10:15 AM
Over the weekend, I linked to a National Football Post report that said Steve Spagnuolo's decision came down to the Eagles and the Saints. And he chose New Orleans in large part because Drew Brees provided a better chance than Michael Vick and the Birds to win the Super Bowl. But there were other... Read more

15 thoughts on championship weekend

Monday, January 23, 2012, 10:52 AM
Before we get to my 15 observations from championship weekend, a couple links to share that you might have missed the past couple days. According to a report, the Eagles did make a push for Steve Spagnuolo, but he chose the Saints over them, largely because of Drew Brees. And Brian Dawkins talked... Read more

Why the Eagles lost out on Spagnuolo

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 11:57 AM
After news broke last week that Steve Spagnuolo had chosen to become the new defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, a couple key questions surfaced, pertaining to the Eagles: 1. How much actual interest did the Eagles really have in Spagnuolo? 2. Would Juan Castillo be back for a second... Read more

Has Dawkins played his last game?

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 12:32 PM
It's been nearly three years since Brian Dawkins left the Eagles and signed with the Denver Broncos. This offseason, the 16-year veteran will decide whether his playing days are over. Dawkins last played a full game in Week 13. He saw limited action in Weeks 14 and 16 and was sidelined for both playoff... Read more

Three thoughts: Spags, Castillo and the 'D'

Friday, January 20, 2012, 11:56 AM
Here are three thoughts on where the Eagles stand, now that Steve Spagnuolo is headed to New Orleans to be the Saints defensive coordinator: 1. Taking a step back, it's not difficult to see why Spagnuolo found the Saints' job attractive. He's been through this before, and my guess is the single biggest... Read more

No Spags, now what?

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 6:04 PM
Steve Spagnuolo won't be returning to Philadelphia. The former Eagles assistant iis headed to New Orleans to become the defensive coordinator of the Saints, according to Jay Glazer of So what does this mean for the Birds? The immediate question is: Will Juan Castillo return as Andy... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 12:11 PM
As you might guess, there's not a whole lot being said about the Eagles this week. Instead, national focus is on Sunday's championship games. But there are a few links to share, so here you go: I rounded up a few mock drafts yesterday, but left out one from Peter Schrager of He's got... Read more

Mock draft roundup; Jenkins' future

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:13 PM
Too early to take a look at some mock drafts? Never. ESPN's Mel Kiper released his first mock today. He has the Eagles taking Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly at No. 15: The Eagles were really weak up the middle in 2011, and Kuechly is the top interior linebacker available in the draft. Since... Read more
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