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Archive: July, 2009

Do Eagles have best WRs in NFC East?

Saturday, July 4, 2009, 11:21 AM
First of all, Happy Fourth to all the MTC readers out there. Whether you're barbecuing, down the shore, taking in Phils-Mets, hope you have a great and safe holiday. As you know by now, there are no holidays here, even during one of the slowest times on the NFL calendar. We're here to give you your... Read more

No love for Andy from ESPN rankings

Friday, July 3, 2009, 8:26 AM
Earlier this week, we wrote about ESPN's 'Ultimate Standings' which had the Eagles as 44th overall and 15th in the NFL. As I mentioned, the rankings were based on eight different categories. When I first took a look, the one that stood out to me for the Eagles was 'Stadium Experience' where they... Read more

Report: McCoy gets $1.72M guaranteed

Thursday, July 2, 2009, 7:24 AM
Eagles rookie LeSean McCoy will get $1.72M in guaranteed money, according to a report by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. A source tells Florio that McCoy's signing bonus was worth $1.37M, an increase of 10 percent over what the 53rd overall pick received last year. According to the post, McCoy... Read more

Eagles 12th in 'Ultimate Standings'

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 8:12 PM
ESPN The Magazine is out with its annual 'Ultimate Standings' for every professional franchise. The rankings measure how much "franchises give back to the fans in exchange for all the time, money and emotion the fans invest in them." There are eight major categories: Bang for the Buck,... Read more

Can McNabb throw for 4,000 yards?

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 9:32 AM
Donovan McNabb set a career high last year by throwing for 3,916 yards. His previous top mark came in 2004 during the Eagles' Super Bowl run when McNabb threw for 3,875 yards. The question we pose this morning is: Can he throw for 4,000 yards in 2009? Former quarterback Trent Green brought the issue... Read more
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