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Archive: January, 2011

Vick gets endorsement deal

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 9:25 PM
Michael Vick is not under contract with any NFL team for 2011. But he has landed his first paid endorsement deal since getting out of prison. Vick has signed a two-year deal with Unequal Technologies, according to the Associated Press. Unequal Technologies makes pads that "reduce harmful impact... Read more

Where McCoy found success in 2010

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 10:15 AM
Most of us have stopped paying attention to the many Pro Bowl replacements that are announced on a daily basis this time of year. But that's not the case for LeSean McCoy. Here's what he Tweeted Sunday evening: Nice game n all but I'm trying to get n this pro bowl ... One of them backs back out???... Read more

10 thoughts: Eagles and championship weekend

Monday, January 24, 2011, 12:02 PM
Several topics to discuss today. Some notes are about the Eagles' defensive coordinator search. Others are about the six-plus hours spent on the couch yesterday watching the championship games. So here are my 10 thoughts. And if you don't typically check MTC on the weekends (shame on you!), some... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Sunday, January 23, 2011, 12:49 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: Dan Pompei of the National Football Post has Michael Vick fifth on his Comeback Player of the Year list, behind Brian Urlacher, E.J. Henderson, Wes Welker and LaDainian Tomlinson: He didn’t get my vote because I figured... Read more

Mock drafts: Who will the Eagles take?

Saturday, January 22, 2011, 10:09 AM
Earlier this week, I linked to Mel Kiper's first mock draft. He had the Eagles taking Wisconsin offensive tackle Gabe Carimi. Here's a look at a few others that have popped up:'s Todd McShay also has the Birds taking Carimi: The Eagles have been up-and-down with their offensive line picks... Read more

Graham's production as a rookie

Friday, January 21, 2011, 3:21 PM
Time to take a break from all the defensive coordinator talk - for one post at least. I recently noticed that Eagles rookie Brandon Graham was named to the All-Rookie Team over at Pro Football Focus. Here's what they wrote: Quite clearly wasn’t ready to start in Week 1, and he was far too one-dimensional... Read more

Jauron update in Cleveland

Friday, January 21, 2011, 9:56 AM
Update: Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer reports via Twitter that Dick Jauron will be named the Browns' new defensive coordinator. From earlier: The likelihood of Dick Jauron going to Cleveland as their new defensive coordinator seems a little more likely this morning than it did last night. That's... Read more

5 thoughts on the Eagles

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 3:40 PM
Here are five Eagles-related thoughts (or ramblings) that have been floating around in my head: 1. I'll admit to being intrigued by the Albert Haynesworth talk. On the one hand, he's been unprofessional with the Redskins. And that's putting it lightly. More accurately, he's been a complete disaster... Read more

Eagles reportedly check out WR

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 9:39 AM
The Eagles worked out a wide receiver this week, according to Adam Caplan of The Birds checked out Bobby Williams (6-2, 194), who spent time on the Texans' and Bills' practice squads last season. Williams is 25 and went undrafted in 2009 before signing with the Vikings. He has not... Read more

What we know about Dennis Allen

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 10:19 PM
Of all the candidates mentioned as possible options for the Eagles' defensive coordinator opening, Dennis Allen is the one we know the least about. The Eagles have been granted permission to speak with Allen, according to multiple reports. Allen served as the Saints' assistant defensive line coach... Read more
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