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Archive: February, 2012

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

Making sense of the Eagles' QB plans

Friday, February 24, 2012, 10:52 PM
On Thursday, the Eagles announced they've signed Trent Edwards to a one-year deal. They now have three quarterbacks on the roster: Michael Vick, Mike Kafka and Edwards. But it's reasonable to question whether those will be the Birds' three quarterbacks going into next season. Vick is obviously a... Read more

Eagles mock draft roundup

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12:34 PM
With the NFL combine under way in Indianapolis, now seems like a good time to round up the latest mock drafts from around the country. SI.com's Don Banks has the Eagles taking Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly at No. 15: This should be the perfect first-round melding of team need and draft slot... Read more

Wallace's availability could affect DeSean

Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 2:40 PM
I've written at length in the past few weeks about how the market will affect DeSean Jackson's future - either in Philadelphia, or elsewhere. But one name that I haven't brought up until now is Mike Wallace. The possibility of the Steelers parting ways with Wallace seems to be incerasing. Ed Bouchette... Read more

How Jenkins' return affects the DT picture

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 2:04 PM
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they've restructured Cullen Jenkins' contract and the defensive tackle will be back with the team in 2012. That's good news for Jim Washburn, Juan Castillo and the entire defense. Jenkins finished third on the team with 5.5 sacks and tied for third with 24 hurries... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 9:30 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: Football Outsiders details offseason needs for NFC East teams. Their numbers back what everyone watching saw: that the Eagles need a linebacker. The stat pages at Football Outsiders make the holes in Philadelphia's defense very... Read more
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