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Archive: May, 2012

Bills sign Vince Young

Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:03 PM
Vince Young has found his next stop. He has signed with the Bills for a one-year deal worth $2M (another $1M available in bonuses), according to ESPN's Chris Moretensen. Young spent last season with the Eagles, completing 57.9 percent of his passes for 866 yards. He started three games (losses to... Read more

Gambling on the Eagles in 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 11:42 AM
As I've written before, even if no one utters the words Dream Team this summer, the Eagles are not going to sneak up on anyone in 2012. Want proof? Go to Vegas. Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post has an article up with lines for the first 16 weeks of the 2012 season, courtesy of Cantor... Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 11:30 AM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles: Evan Silva of ranks the league's offensive lines. He's got the Eagles seventh: The Eagles might have pushed for this list's top five pre-Jason Peters injury, but they'll have to settle for top-seven billing.... Read more

The All-Vick mailbag

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 1:28 PM
I have received quite a bit of feedback from yesterday's post on Michael Vick's injuries. Thanks to everyone who commented, e-mailed, Tweeted, etc. Some of you thanked me for pointing out that all four of Vick's reported injuries last season occurred while he was in the pocket. Others ripped me for... Read more

The myth behind Vick's 2011 injuries

Monday, May 7, 2012, 9:25 AM
Update: Lots of good feeback on this post, so I answered some questions in a second post. *** I was doing some research over the weekend for an offseason project and came across a couple Michael Vick nuggets worth sharing. As we approach mini-camps, OTAs and eventually training camp, there will... Read more

Where Reid ranks; 2013 mocks

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 9:12 AM
A few links to get to on this quiet Saturday... Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post put out his coaching power rankings. You may be surprised to see he's got Andy Reid all the way down at No. 15: If this were merely a ranking of head coaches based on success over an extended period of time... Read more

Fans approve of Eagles' picks

Friday, May 4, 2012, 9:20 AM
Last week, we asked you, the readers, to grade the Eagles' draft - both individual picks and the team's overall performance. The (non-scientific) results are in, and fans have given Andy Reid, Howie Roseman and company a collective nod of approval. Below is a breakdown of the results,... Read more

McNabb, Kolb trades shape 'D'

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 11:34 AM
The Eagles' last playoff win came on January 11, 2009 against the New York Giants. Donovan McNabb was the starting quarterback for 16 regular-season and three playoff games that season as the Birds snuck into the playoffs with a 9-6-1 record, advanced to the NFC championship game and eventually fell... Read more

Reaction to Junior Seau's death

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 3:49 PM
Junior Seau died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Oceanside, Calif. according to the Associated Press and other outlets. Seau, 43, was a 12-time Pro Bowler and 6-time first-team All Pro. He spent 13 seasons with the San Diego Chargers, three with the Miami Dolphins and four... Read more

Sizing up the Eagles' LB situation

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 11:46 AM
After spending a second-round pick on Mychal Kendricks and trading for DeMeco Ryans, the Eagles now have 10 linebackers on their roster. Of the eight returnees, six (Jamar Chaney, Brian Rolle, Casey Matthews, Moise Fokou, Akeem Jordan and Keenan Clayton) saw significant playing time at one point or... Read more
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