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Archive: April, 2012

Offensive parts riding on Bell

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 12:58 PM
The Eagles announced Wednesday that they've reached a five-year agreement with offensive tackle Demetress Bell. The loss of Jason Peters, the team's best offensive lineman, cannot be overstated. No one is expecting Bell to play at Peters' level, but a lot is riding on him playing well in 2012. After... Read more

Eagles mocks, draft thoughts

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 10:53 AM
Here's another mock roundup, broken down by position, along with my draft thoughts. DEFENSIVE TACKLE Dane Brugler of CBSSports.com has the Birds going with LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers: With Jason Peters out for the indefinite future, offensive tackle jumps to the top of the Eagles' needs... Read more

Eagles reportedly have worked out WR Floyd

Monday, April 2, 2012, 6:35 PM
The Eagles have held a private workout with Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd, according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com. Floyd (6-3, 220) had 100 catches for 1,147 yards as a senior. In his four-year career, Floyd had 271 catches for 3,686 yards and 37 receiving touchdowns. He ran a 4.47 second... Read more

Eagles draft buzz

Monday, April 2, 2012, 9:07 AM
With only three weeks and three days left until the draft, we have quite a few Eagles-related nuggets to get to. If you missed it over the weekend, I put up a post about the Birds hosting McNeese State/Tennessee safety Janzen Jackson. And I also unveiled this year's list of Eagles draft visits and... Read more

List of Eagles draft visits

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 10:25 AM
Back for another year, here is the master list of reported Eagles draft visits. As I've explained before, teams are allowed to host 30 prospects. It's important not to put too much stock into these visits, but it's also worth noting that the Eagles drafted several players (Jason Kelce, Curtis Marsh... Read more

Eagles to host safety prospect Jackson

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 9:57 AM
The Eagles will host safety prospect Janzen Jackson, according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com. Jackson (5-11, 188) played last year at McNeese State, after being dismissed from the Tennessee program, where he spent his first two college seasons. In November, 2009, Jackson was one of three Tennessee... Read more
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