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Archive: July, 2011

Live Eagles chat

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 9:57 PM
Join me for a live chat from Lehigh Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. You can follow me on Twitter or become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook. Read more

What they're saying about the Eagles

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 8:26 PM
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles, along with some free agency notes from today: According to's Peter King, Nnamdi Asomugha took less money to join the Eagles because he thought they gave him the best chance to win a Super Bowl: I can tell you this with... Read more

Why keeping Asante makes sense

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 2:29 PM
During Sunday morning's practice, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Joselio Hanson continued to line up as the team's starting cornerbacks. The Eagles' offseason began with right corner as their biggest hole, but after acquiring Rodgers-Cromartie and signing Nnamdi Asomugha, the question that hangs... Read more

Jenkins, Washburn and the Eagles' D-line

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 7:53 PM
Many of you have suggested I get back in my car so the Eagles can make their next move. This week, I've been driving when the Birds traded Kevin Kolb, signed Nnamdi Asomugha and acquired Cullen Jenkins. I'm now back by my computer, so apologies, things might be a little quiet for the rest of the... Read more

Practice notes: LBs and 'tough love' from coaches

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 4:12 PM
Here are some practice observations I didn't get to in my earlier post on Michael Vick: * Let's start with the linebackers since I've fielded about 200 questions about them on Twitter the last couple of days. First of all, I really don't know if the Eagles are going to add a veteran. On the surface... Read more

Vick's role at center of Eagles' moves

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 12:43 PM
At about 9:57 a.m., the cheers grew louder from the stands here at Lehigh on the the first day fans were allowed to watch practice. Strolling over to the far field was a 6-5 man wearing a No. 9 jersey with no name on the back: Vince Young. Young acknowledged the crowd, and fans let out an E-A-G-L-E-S... Read more

Eagles free agency, training camp updates

Friday, July 29, 2011, 11:16 PM
The Eagles are back on the field today, and I'll be popping in and out of here all day with updates, links and more. I won't be approving comments, but if you submit questions, I'll do my best to answer them at some point. My suggestion is to leave the window open on your computer all day and continue... Read more

Where the Asomugha signing leaves the Eagles

Friday, July 29, 2011, 8:38 PM
Here are my scattered thoughts after finding out the Eagles have signed cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha: ASANTE STAYING OR GOING? I hate to start with this, but the immediate question is about Asante Samuel, and whether the Eagles’ next move will be to trade him. From an on-the-field standpoint... Read more

Washburn goes to work

Friday, July 29, 2011, 11:11 AM
Jim Washburn took his place among the 12 defensive linemen that are at training camp in Lehigh. One player stood to his left, and another to his right. Washburn lined up in the middle, holding a string that had a football attached to it. On his count, Washburn would yank the ball from the ground... Read more

Is Vince Young a good fit?

Friday, July 29, 2011, 8:05 AM
The Eagles continue to be a franchise willing to take risks. That was my first thought when I woke up to the news that the team has agreed to a one-year deal with quarterback Vince Young, as reported by NFL Network's Albert Breer. We saw it back in 2004 when the Eagles acquired Terrell Owens, despite... Read more
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