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Archive: May, 2010

How McCoy stacks up as a receiver

Monday, May 31, 2010, 6:02 PM
First off, thanks for all the congratulations comments in my last post. Now, who can tell me where in the Philadelphia area I can tie the knot without breaking the bank? C'mon people. I need you here. And second of all, Happy Memorial Day, especially to those who have served - or are serving - this... Read more

Eagles' organization ranked 6th

Saturday, May 29, 2010, 6:03 PM
Not a lot going on this Saturday, but as you know, I don't like to go a day without posting. It's a strange case of blogger's guilt, or something like that I guess. So I'm taking a thankful break from looking at potential wedding venues (that's right, there will officially be a Mrs. MTC in spring... Read more

Asante Samuel makes overrated list

Friday, May 28, 2010, 12:50 PM
Some links and notes to pass along on this Friday: * Pete Prisco of has a list out with the most underrated and overrated player on every NFL roster. For the Eagles, he calls Asante Samuel overrated: He is a gambler who can make a big play, but give up some as well. And he doesn't... Read more

Eagles sign safety, announce new scout

Thursday, May 27, 2010, 10:20 AM
The Eagles have signed safety Ryan Hamilton, the team announced today. The Saints signed Hamilton (6-2, 210) as an undrafted free agent in April but released him earlier this week. He was a four-year starter at Vanderbilt, but only played in two games as a senior because of a torn pectoral muscle... Read more

Tapp gets familiar with Eagles' D

Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 9:15 AM
The Eagles acquired defensive end Darryl Tapp from the Seahawks in the offseason and then proceeded to focus pretty much their entire draft on the pass rush. Tapp is one of the select veterans participating in this week's OTAs. He's learning the system and trying to figure out what role he'll play... Read more

Eagles add scout Jeremiah

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 10:42 PM
As pointed out by Adam Caplan of, according to the Eagles' Web site, the team has hired Daniel Jeremiah as a College Area Scout. If Jeremiah's name sounds familiar, it's because he's been all over the internet in the past year, running the site (no relation). Prior to... Read more

A Philly Super Bowl?

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 10:29 AM
Update: The Super Bowl in Jersey in 2014 is a done deal. Just a couple quick links today: * The big national story today is that owners are expected to vote on New Jersey as the site of the 2014 Super Bowl. So what does this have to do with Philadelphia? Well, check out this passage from Peter King's... Read more

Expectations for Maclin in 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010, 12:36 PM
Jeremy Maclin had a standout rookie season, catching 56 balls for 773 yards. But what's in store for him in 2010? In order to better form an educated guess at how Maclin might perform next season, I took a look at how his rookie numbers compared to other first-year receivers since 2004. I focused... Read more

Do Eagles fans owe McNabb an apology?

Sunday, May 23, 2010, 11:28 AM
I had Sportscenter on in the backgrond this morning when I noticed Donovan McNabb's name get mentioned. Naturally, I turned the volume up just in time to hear ESPN's Rick Reilly criticize Eagles fans for their treatment of the former Birds' quarterback. I looked for a video clip online, but couldn't... Read more

Will Eagles miss out on playoffs?

Saturday, May 22, 2010, 5:53 PM
The Eagles have made the playoffs in eight of the last 10 seasons. But will they be on the outside looking in as the Kevin Kolb era begins? Pat Kirwan of takes a look at the 12 teams that made the playoffs in 2009 and ranks them based on which are most likely to not get back this season.... Read more
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