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Archive: April, 2013

Brent Celek, restaurateur

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:44 PM
Don Shula did it. So did Dan Marino, Tony Siragusa and Brett Favre. And now Eagles tight end Brent Celek is an NFL-type with ties to the restaurant business. He and several silent partners, including teammate Todd Herremans, have opened Prime Stache, an American bistro, at 110 Chestnut St. in Old... Read more

Chip Kelly explains why Jeffrey Lurie went to watch Geno Smith

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:44 PM
After the Eagles twice passed on Geno Smith, it's reasonable to wonder whether their interest in the West Virginia quarterback was ever that significant. This topic was debated leading up to the draft, but intrigue was added when owner Jeffrey Lurie accomponied Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman on an in-person... Read more

Video: 3 biggest questions in Philly sports

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:50 PM
Should Eagles fans have a better understanding of Chip Kelly after his first draft? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Rich Hofmann discuss this, Jason Collins & Philly's playoff gap. Read more

Tim Tebow offered coaching job with Legends Football League

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:50 PM
The New York Jets released backup quarterback Tim Tebow on Monday. Tebow spent one season with the team, racking up a total of eight pass attempts. His future in the NFL remains uncertain. But the Legends Football League, formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, has reportedly offered Tebow... Read more

Rob Tornoe's Eagles cartoon caption contest

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:55 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest sports cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

Domo's Annual NFL Draft Report Card

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:44 PM
One of the more ridiculous annual practices by pro football writers is issuing a report card immediately after the NFL draft. Let’s be honest. How the hell can you grade a draft before any of these guys have even stepped on an NFL field? But nobody wants to hear that. We love to rush to judgment... Read more

Kelly's first draft seemed smooth

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:44 PM
The Eagles' 2013 draft is in the books and the Eagletarian ledger counts two major surprises: The acquisition of quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth round Saturday, and the fact that the Eagles never managed to come up with an extra second-, third- or fourth-round pick in a deep draft. This was... Read more

Ladies And Gents, Your 2013 Eagles Starting Lineup

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 5:44 PM
Yes, it’s early. But with the draft over, the Eagles likely won’t be making any more significant roster additions between now and the start of training camp in July. What you see is what you get. Chip Kelly has had a grand total of three spring non-contact practices and has said a depth... Read more

Video: Barkley's 'numbers never lie'

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:50 PM
The Eagles shocked everyone when they picked quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth round, 98th overall. He was the first pick of the fourth-round in the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon. For fans who are still unsure of how he will fare as a Eagle, ESPN's "Numbers Never Lie" breaks down his numbers... Read more

Eagles' safety dance ends with Earl Wolff

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2:50 PM
Analysts called this the best safety draft in a decade. The Eagles' safety play was atrocious last season. Yes, the Birds signed Kenny Phillips and Patrick Chung in free agency, but neither Phillips (injury) nor Chung (just wasn't very good last season) came without question marks. So, many Eagles... Read more
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