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Archive: March, 2011

Eagles work out Ohio State LBs

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 6:30 AM
The Eagles worked out a pair of Ohio State linebackers on Monday, according to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post. The Birds got an up-close look at Brian Rolle and Ross Homan. Rolle (5-10, 229) was a first-team All-Big Ten selection as a senior, totaling 76 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions... Read more

Eagles to work out TCU WR

Monday, March 14, 2011, 11:41 AM
After a weekend away, let's get caught up on some items from the past few days, starting with a draft workout update. It's possible that the Eagles and other teams could be looking at a scenario where they go into the draft without having filled any holes through trades or free agency. In many ways... Read more

The Eagles and free agency

Friday, March 11, 2011, 9:55 AM
All offseason, when we've written about trades and free agency, we've included a disclaimer: no moves can be made until a new CBA is in place. But according to a new report from SI.com's Peter King, that might not necessarily be the case. Sources tell King that trades and player movement could be... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 2:16 PM
Here's a roundup of what the media are saying about the Eagles this week: D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Michael Vick's creditors have a lot to gain from his success: On July 7, 2008, Vick filed for bankruptcy, citing debts ranging from $10 million to $50 million. He... Read more

Tiki Barber to attempt comeback

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 3:00 PM
Former Giants running back Tiki Barber has had enough of retirement and is going to attempt a comeback. According to Jay Glazer of FoxSports.com, Barber has already filed the paperwork with the NFL. "After seeing how much fun Ronde is still having, it re-ignited my fire and I'm looking forward to... Read more

Fitzgerald: I never pushed for Kolb

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 11:55 AM
A month ago, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had urged management to pursue Kevin Kolb this offseason. Fitzgerald is entering the final year of his contract, and Cardinals quarterbacks had a combined 60.5 rating last season, 31st in the NFL. Arizona had... Read more

Westbrook: I'd love to return to Eagles

Monday, March 7, 2011, 9:08 AM
After spending a year in San Francisco with the 6-10 49ers, Brian Westbrook doesn't sound like he's ready to call it quits. The former Eagles great was in town for an autograph-signing event over the weekend and said he would love to return and play for Andy Reid. "I talk to Coach Reid every week... Read more

Report: Eagles to work out Miami CB

Sunday, March 6, 2011, 12:03 PM
While the deadline to settle on a new CBA has been extended, the Eagles are continuing their usual preparations for April's draft. According to Pro Football Talk, they have a private, on-campus workout scheduled with University of Miami cornerback Demarcus Van Dyke on March 14. Van Dyke (6-1, 176)... Read more

Mock drafts: Who will the Eagles take?

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 11:34 AM
I'm trying something new with the mock drafts this year. Instead of randomly linking to different ones, I'll use this post to house all of them. Every so often, I'll look for new mock drafts and include them here. That way, you'll only have one page to check for the roundup. So bookmark this post... Read more

Progress of Eagles' 2nd-year players

Friday, March 4, 2011, 12:00 PM
Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome has been one of the better talent evaluators in the NFL for a number of years, so when he talks, we'd all be wise to listen. Newsome made an interesting comment to The Baltimore Sun this week about which players could be most hurt by a potential lockout. "I think the group... Read more
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