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Archive: August, 2009

'Bright' side to Ingram injury?

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 9:33 PM
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Ingram out for the season

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 3:25 PM
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It's not all bad for Birds

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 2:18 PM
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Prognosis on Jackson's injury

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 12:22 PM
We're getting to that point in training camp when the heat and hitting start to really take a toll, when injuries start to pile up and every player seems to have a nick or a strain. So, here's the big injury news off the day. Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, in the midst of what everyone from... Read more

Mikell impressed with McCoy's blocking

Friday, August 7, 2009, 11:26 PM
Some quick things I wasn't able to get to earlier this week. If you're looking for content from Jim Johnson's funeral service, the folks at Eagletarian and Birds' Eye View have you covered. Also, I'll be at a wedding Saturday and will not be providing updates from Lehigh this weekend. But the talented... Read more

The Jackson-Maclin relationship

Friday, August 7, 2009, 10:28 AM
DeSean Jackson had just finished an interview with Hugh Douglas for Fox 29. The morning practice ended minutes earlier, Jackson once again catching bombs, beating the Eagles' defensive backs and convincing everyone in attendance that he was the best player on the field. As he removed his mic, in... Read more

Report: Eagles made offer for Burgess

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 6:50 PM
The New England Patriots have acquired former Eagles defensive end Derrick Burgess from the Oakland Raiders. However, according to one report, the Patriots weren't Burgess' only suitor. Adam Schefter reports the Eagles were in the mix for his services. New England gave up a third-round pick in 2010... Read more

Notes: Maclin's role, defensive teachers

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 3:33 PM
Time to empty out the notebook before heading back to the Philadelphia area: ** The slant has never been Donovan McNabb's strong suit, but he threw a nice ball today, connecting with Kevin Curtis. ** We caught a glimpse of a few ways the Eagles could use Jeremy Maclin, even if he doesn't learn the... Read more

Avant's got McNabb's trust

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 12:53 PM
Jason Avant is not the first-round draft pick who held out and arrived late at camp. He's not the speedster who people are predicting to go to the Pro Bowl. And he's surely not the one who co-starred in a reality TV show with his actress/model wife this past offseason. He's just the steady guy.... Read more

Links: Peter King jinx, Vince Young, McNabb

Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 9:54 PM
Some quick links to pass along before we call it a night here: ** You've heard of the Sports Illustrated jinx. Well, reader Steve suggests we give some thought to the jinx, or more specifically, the Peter King jinx. King interviewed Stewart Bradley for an online video when he was at Lehigh... Read more
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