Found February 26, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
The 2011 Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to be the “Dream Team” but Michael Vick and company struggled out of the gate and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. After making a huge splash in free agency the Eagles were quickly considered one of the top teams in the NFL before the season started. They came out of the gates swinging and knocking out the Rams and quickly we all thought this was the team we expected, but before we knew what happened the Eagles dropped their next eight of out 10 and eventually knocked themselves out of competition. The Eagles will look to improve this already talented team and will most likely concentrate on defense. The Penalty Flag’s Mike Presley has the Eagles selecting the following three players in the first three rounds; Round 1, Pick 15: Luke Kuechly LB Boston College: This is an obvious need and is the best player available. The Eagles defense was bad last season and their line backing core was part of the reason. Now I know Andy Reid doesn’t like taking a linebacker in round one but that is what everyone said about Jerry Jones never taking an [...]

Are the Philadelphia Eagles really interested in Baylor QB Robert Griffin III?

Are the Philadelphia Eagles really interested in moving up in the 2012 NFL Draft in order to select Baylor QB Robert Griffin III? According to Phil Sheridan of the Philadelphia Inquirer, don’t rule out that possibility. Popular sentiment suggests that the St. Louis Rams are entertaining any and all offers for the second overall pick in this year’s draft, but the...

NFL Combine: RG3 Posts 4.38 40-Yard Dash Time

In his second run of the day at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Baylor QB Robert Griffin III ran a 4.38 second 40-yard dash, which places him behind only Michael Vick’s 4.33 time for quarterbacks in the history of the combine. In his first run, RGIII posted a 4.41 second time. The St. Louis Rams can’t help but smile, because the cost of that #2 pick continues to skyrocket. Hold...

RGIII to the Eagles Speculation Heats Up

  If Academy Awards were handed out at the NFL Scouting Combine, one thing is clear: The big winner would be Robert Griffin III. For those intrigued about the possibility of Robert Griffin III coming to the Eagles, RG3 ran an incredible 3.38 and 4.41 on the 40 — numbers more typical of the wideouts. If you missed seeing Griffin’s speed in action, check out this video. Griffin’s...

Philadelphia Eagles: Making Sense of DeSean Jackson and RGIII News

Photo: Since the end of the Eagles’ season, all of the news regarding DeSean Jackson coming from those who work at the Novacare Complex has been nothing but positive.  Andy Reid, Marty Mornhinweg, Howie Roseman and Jeff Lurie have done nothing but sing praises about their star impending free agent. In fact, Howie Roseman just said the other day that he would...

Eagles to make a play for Robert Griffin III?

Phil Sheridan of the Philadelphia Inquirer wouldn’t be shocked at all if the Eagles attempted to trade up to grab Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick. Actually Sheridan really believes the Eagles will make a strong effort to execute a trade with the Rams in order to get Griffin III. One good point that Sheridan made, was that Michael Vick could easily be released after...

Philadelphia Eagles: Cost and Analysis Of Trading Up for Robert Griffin III

Photo: Much ado has been made over the mere fact that the Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Baylor QB Robert Griffin III (RG3) last week.  As I explained previously, the Eagles were just doing their due diligence as it relates to information gathering about draft prospects. However, since the notion of the Eagles trading up in the draft to land RG3 is intriguing, and...

Philadelphia Eagles Drafting Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? Don’t Be Shocked

Over the last several months, all I’ve been hearing from radio guys, bloggers, co-workers, guys at the urinal, the guy at WaWa, babies, my neighbor’s dog, and just about everyone else on the street, is how pitiful the Eagles linebackers and safties were last year. By all the **** talking, you would think that Casey Matthews and Nate Allen played for a hated rival and not our...

All aboard the RG III Express

INDIANAPOLIS -- Robert Griffin III made a quick impression with his interview on Friday at the scouting combine.He made a fast impression in Sunday's 40-yard dash, timed in 4.38 seconds.That's the fastest time for a quarterback in six years. Texas A&M's Reggie McNeal was timed at 4.35 seconds in 2006.Michael Vick was timed at 4.33 seconds when he ran the 40-yard dash in 2001.

Robert Griffin III and the luxury of low expectations

To the surprise of absolutely no one who paid attention to college football last season, the story of the NFL Scouting Combine over the weekend has been Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. The Baylor quarterback known as RG3 blazed the 40-yeard dash in 4.41 seconds, the fastest time run since Michael Vick clocked a 4.33 in 2000. He also charmed the Dockers off of the media...

Don’t believe the hype: RG3 will be just another quarterback

Don’t believe the hype: Robert Griffin III will be just another quarterback. When we evaluated Cam Newton last year, we knew he would be a good NFL quarterback, we just didn’t know how good he’d be in his first year. Newton had that look and feel of a NFL QB and he wasn’t afraid to say it. However, we don’t get that warm and fuzzy feeling from Robert Griffin III, sorry...
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