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Latest Eagles draft buzz

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 5:29 PM
Two posts from earlier today: The Eagles' 32 first-round options Draft Diary: Wait almost over for Kuechly With the draft only hours away, here's a roundup of the latest buzz: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network thinks the Eagles could make a move for Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill: Why do I keep... Read more

Draft Diary: Wait almost over for Kuechly

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 3:00 PM
About this series: Leading up to April's NFL draft, I'll be chatting regularly with Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. *** Luke Kuechly better hope he gets good cell phone reception in his parents' basement. Because that's where the Boston College linebacker will be watching the first round... Read more

The Eagles' 32 first-round options

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:27 AM
Every day, from now until the draft, I'll round up the latest Eagles buzz on MTC. Here is today's installment. *** Before I get started, just wanted to say thanks to the MTC readers for your support. We recently got a nice little nod from the Associated Press (Pa.) Managing Editors. In the past... Read more

Live coverage: NFL Draft Day 1

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 9:23 PM
Join Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live coverage of the first day of the 2012 NFL draft, starting Thursday at 8 p.m. We'll also have updates from Inquirer and Daily News writers with the Eagles in Philadelphia and at the draft in New York. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along... Read more

Making sense of the Asante deal

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 5:57 PM
As you've likely heard by now, the Eagles have dealt cornerback Asante Samuel to the Falcons for a seventh-round pick. I've received a bunch of questions on Twitter about the move, so lets answer 'em here. Q: Why didn't they just keep Samuel? A: It's important to remember that this trade pretty... Read more

4/25: Eagles draft buzz

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 3:09 PM
Every day, from now until the draft, I'll round up the latest Eagles buzz on MTC. Here is today's installment. *** With the draft only a day away, here's the latest mock roundup. NFL Network's Mike Mayock only releases one mock, and he's got the Eagles taking South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore... Read more

Cerrato: Redskins almost traded for McCoy

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 4:17 PM
Everyone knew the Eagles were going to draft a running back in 2009. Brian Westbrook was approaching 30, and the Birds needed to find his replacement. With the 21st pick in the second round (53rd overall), they selected LeSean McCoy. And the rest, as they say, is history. But according to former... Read more

4/24: Eagles draft buzz

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 10:36 AM
Every day, from now until the draft, I'll round up the latest Eagles buzz on MTC. Here is today's installment. *** Today, we start with four Eagles draft predictions: The Eagles will take a running back or wide receiver in the first three rounds. Neither is a position of need, but there are some... Read more

Reaction to Dawkins' retirement

Monday, April 23, 2012, 12:14 PM
Here's a roundup from my Twitter timeline on Brian Dawkins retiring. Note that if you are on a mobile device, you likely won't be able to view this post. Earlier, I embedded a couple YouTube videos of Dawkins' greatest moments. And this morning, I posted the daily Eagles draft buzz, with notes on... Read more

Video: Dawkins' greatest moments

Monday, April 23, 2012, 11:07 AM
As you likely know by now, Eagles great Brian Dawkins announced his retirement today. I've pulled a couple great YouTube videos, which are embedded below. The first one includes Dawkins' interview with Terry Bradshaw on the field at the Linc after the Eagles beat the Falcons to advance to the Super... Read more
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