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Archive: September, 2009

Report: Runyan works out for Chiefs

Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 5:10 PM
Jon Runyan is in Kansas City, working out for the Chiefs, according to Brad Biggs of the National Football Post. Runyan has said repeatedly this offseason that he had spoken to multiple teams, but they all wanted to know when his would be ready. Runyan had been cleared to run, but it looks like he... Read more

Eagles add TE Smith, release T. Curtis

Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 1:39 PM
The Eagles have announced that they've agreed to terms with tight end Alex Smith and released TE Tony Curtis. By our account, Jay Glazer first reported the move via Twitter. Smith was a third-round draft pick out of Stanford in 2005 and spent the first four years of his career with the Tampa Bay... Read more

Greater concern: Eagles' offense or defense?

Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 8:37 AM
As Sunday inches closer, I pose this question to the MTC faithful: What is the bigger concern for the 2009 season? The Eagles' offense? Or defense? Here are arguments for both sides. You know the whole optimist/pessimist feature we do from time to time? Consider this the 'pessimist' part only. And... Read more

Reports: Patriots cut Greg Lewis

Monday, September 7, 2009, 4:20 PM
The Patriots have released former Eagles wide receiver Greg Lewis, according to several reports. We first saw it on the Twitter feed of's Adam Caplan. The Birds traded G-Lew to New England in the offseason, along with a seventh-round pick in exchange for a fifth rounder. Lewis had three... Read more

Instant reaction: Booker, Buckley, TE situation

Saturday, September 5, 2009, 7:36 PM
Just saw the list of cuts for the Eagles. Some quick impressions: ** I'm glad they kept Eldra Buckley and admitted their mistake with Lorenzo Booker. Buckley clearly outplayed him in training camp and during the preseason. The knock on Buckley was he couldn't produce as a receiver, but it's something... Read more

Klecko, Feeley and more

Saturday, September 5, 2009, 11:55 AM
Update: Brad Biggs of the National Football Post and Chicago Sun Times reports on Twitter that the Eagles have cut defensive tackle Dan Klecko. The Birds added the Temple product before the 2008 season and tried him at fullback before switching him back to defensive tackle. In limited action, he had... Read more

Closer look: Kolb's performance

Friday, September 4, 2009, 11:20 AM
Photos above from Thursday night's Eagles-Jets game Before we get to Kevin Kolb, a quick programming note. I'm in Chicago on vacation until Tuesday so we might be a little light here for the next few days. On the other hand, I'm bringing my computer, and I hate going more than 24 hours without posting... Read more

'A good start' for Kolb

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 10:23 PM
Kevin Kolb got his chance tonight, starting for the Eagles at quarterback and playing the entire first half. You have to wonder how often Kolb replays the second half of last year's game against the Ravens in his head. Had he played better, who knows what the Eagles' quarterback situation would look... Read more

Vick, Eagles-Jets, Hard Knocks

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 11:08 AM
Updated (4:41): Vick is eligible to play Week 3, according to commissioner Roger Goodell. Here is more from the Daily News and Inquirer. Updated (12:46 p.m.): ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported on TV that Michael Vick and commissioner Roger Goodell met this morning at the Eagles' team hotel in New Jersey... Read more

Banner talks McNabb's future, 'best roster' comment

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 10:13 PM
Eagles president Joe Banner joined 950 ESPN's Mike Missanelli this evening and touched on a variety of topics: Michael Vick, the perception that he's arrogant, Donovan McNabb's future and more. Where to begin? Let's start with McNabb. Missanelli painted a scenario in which the Eagles did not win... Read more
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