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Archive: July, 2009

Jacobs talking noise; Cowboys hiding

Thursday, July 9, 2009, 4:40 PM
Some interesting NFC East-related links to pass along this Thursday afternoon. Let's start with the Cowboys. Former Dallas LB/DE Greg Ellis, now with the Raiders, sounded off on Michael Irvin's radio show about his diminished playing time last season. He said teammate DeMarcus Ware would actually... Read more

Andrew Brandt's spending philosophy

Thursday, July 9, 2009, 9:10 AM
Since the Eagles hired Andrew Brandt as a consultant for player contract negotiations and salary cap management back in February, his name has only appeared on six times. In April, when Sheldon Brown was voicing his displeasure, he said the Eagles told him to deal with Brandt. "They... Read more

Ikegwuonu trial on hold

Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 7:52 AM
The trial for Eagles cornerback Jack Ikegwuonu is on hold as prosecutors call an out-of-state witness to the stand, according to the Daily Chronicle. As you undoubtedly know by now, Ikegwuonu was charged with residential burglary and criminal trespassing for allegedly breaking into a DeKalb, Illinois... Read more

Don't expect Runyan at a camp

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 9:46 PM
It's funny (and probably sad) how often ideas for MTC pop into my head. I was in the 12 items or less line at the Columbus Boulevard Wal-Mart tonight and realized I was going to be waiting for awhile to pay for my Soft Batch cookies, Right Guard deodorant and other assorted items. So I took out my... Read more

Giants LB Boley suspended one game

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 1:58 PM
The NFL has suspended Giants linebacker Michael Boley for one game for violating the league's Personal Conduct Policy. I first saw the story from Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News via Twitter. It's been a rough start as a Giant for Boley, who signed a five-year, $25 million deal in the offseason... Read more

Ikegwuonu trial under way

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 8:16 AM
A bench trial for Eagles cornerback Jack Ikegwuonu is under way. Ikegwuonu was charged with residential burglary and criminal trespassing for allegedly breaking into a DeKalb, Illinois townhouse with his brother and possibly attempting to steal an Xbox. His brother, Bill, was found not guilty in... Read more

Link roundup: Eckel gets tanked

Monday, July 6, 2009, 9:30 PM
Since the Phils game ended at about 7:45, I thought I'd take some time to pass along some Eagles links this evening. Where to begin? ** How about this one from Bleeding Green Nation? Philly's own Kyle Eckel apparently interned for the Preston and Steve Show on WMMR. What exactly did that entail?... Read more

Report: Gun matches in McNair case

Monday, July 6, 2009, 3:07 PM
Update (5:40 p.m.) Details continue to emerge surrounding the death of Steve McNair. Police spokesman Don Aaron tells The Tennessean that the gun found on the scene where McNair and 20-year-old Sahel Kazemi were found dead was the one purchased by Kazemi on Thursday night. “We believe the... Read more

McNabb reacts to McNair's death

Sunday, July 5, 2009, 10:24 AM
Update (2:20 p.m.) When Donovan McNabb was a rookie with the Eagles in 1999, Steve McNair was leading the Tennessee Titans to the Super Bowl. Today, the Eagles' quarterback reacted to the stunning news od McNair's death. "Shocking. Tragic. I can't find many other words to describe what happened... Read more

Steve McNair shot dead

Saturday, July 4, 2009, 6:15 PM
Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair has been shot and killed, according to several reports. Absolutely stunning news. Probably like many of you, I was taking in the Phillies-Mets game at a friend's barbecue this afternoon. I drove over to another friend's house to watch the end of the game when he... Read more
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