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Archive: April, 2012

4/16: Eagles draft buzz

Monday, April 16, 2012, 3:45 AM
From now until the draft, I will put together a daily post each morning, rounding up the latest buzz surrounding the Eagles. So be sure to check MTC for fresh content before noon. The big rumor over the weekend came out of Cleveland. Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer reported that the Eagles were... Read more

Cosell on defensive prospects

Friday, April 13, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Eagles mock draft roundup

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 10:43 AM
Here's a roundup of the latest mock drafts, along with the Eagles' picks:'s Don Banks has the Eagles going with Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe at No. 15: Poe finds his NFL home, and it's not surprising to see Andy Reid taking the athletically gifted big man from Memphis. The Eagles need... Read more

Eagles draft buzz

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:24 PM
Before we update some of the most recent draft visits and workouts, a couple notes on potential first-round options for the Birds. I got a chance to take a closer look at Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, who many are mocking to the Eagles with the 15th pick. And I really liked what... Read more

3 Eagles draft thoughts

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 12:14 PM
In no particular order, here are three thoughts that pertain to the Eagles and this month's NFL draft. 1. SCOUTING THE QBs Over the weekend, I linked to a report that said the Eagles have worked out Arizona quarterback Nick Foles. In one way or another, the Birds have been connected to Foles, Baylor's... Read more

How Landri fits in

Monday, April 9, 2012, 10:22 AM
The Eagles announced Monday morning that they've agreed to terms on a one-year deal with defensive tackle Derek Landri. Landri's had an interesting couple of years. In 2010, he was a full-time starter with the Panthers. The Eagles brought him in to camp last summer, but cut him before the regular... Read more

Rosenhaus: Eagles have shown interest in Bell

Monday, April 9, 2012, 9:04 AM
Drew Rosenhaus says the Eagles are one of three teams that have shown interest in his client, veteran safety Yeremiah Bell. According to Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald, Rosenhaus appeared on a weekly TV segment on WSVN Ch. 7 and said the Eagles, Jets and Patriots have expressed some level of... Read more

Eagles check out more prospects

Saturday, April 7, 2012, 9:45 AM
The Eagles continue to do their homework on this year's quarterback prospects. They worked out Arizona's Nick Foles earlier this week, according to Aaron Wilson of Foles (6-5, 243) is not considered a top-five quarterback by NFL Network's Mike Mayock or ESPN's Mel Kiper. He projects as... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Friday, April 6, 2012, 9:55 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles this week:'s Dan Graziano thinks the Eagles made the right call by signing Demetress Bell: It would have made little sense for the Eagles to alter their first-round draft pick plans and take a tackle, since few of the... Read more

How Bell fits with Birds

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 2:06 AM
Demetress Bell is going to face an adjustment period. After having watched his games with the Bills last season, that much is clear. Advanced metrics reflect favorably on Bell. According to Pro Football Focus, he allowed just one sack in seven games last season. But in this case, those numbers don't... Read more
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