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Archive: February, 2011

5 thoughts: Eagles go with Castillo

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 7:52 PM
Here are five thoughts on the Eagles' announcement Wednesday that Juan Castillo will be their next defensive coordinator: 1. If you missed the press conference, here's the Cliff Notes version of how the Birds arrived at this decision, which no one saw coming: Castillo has been in Reid's ear for years... Read more

Joe Woods and defensive passer rating

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 12:54 PM
The latest name to surface as a potential candidate for the Eagles' defensive coordinator position is Joe Woods. According to multiple reports, he interviewed with the Birds this week. So who is he? Woods has spent the past five seasons as the Vikings' defensive backs coach. Here are some stats... Read more

Kolb reiterates desire to start

Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 3:50 PM
It's been 23 days since the Eagles' season ended at the hands of the eventual NFC champion Green Bay Packers. On that Sunday evening at the Linc, Kevin Kolb told reporters that he felt he was ready to start in the NFL. And three-plus weeks later, that stance has not changed even a little bit. "My... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 11:05 AM
Here's another roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: SI.com's Peter King has been working on an in-depth story about commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell told King he thinks Michael Vick is sincerely trying to right his wrongs: "I do believe we need more success stories,''... Read more
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