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Although they are looking to improve on a disappointing season as a whole, there are four Philadelphia Eagles that are primed to carry the team in 2012.
The Eagles were expecting more from their role players in 2011, but for a variety of reasons, got inconsistent contributions.
If they want any shot at making a deep run into the playoffs, they’ll need these four players to step up.
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Even with all the uncertainties surrounding this group of safeties, the one guarantee comes from Nate Allen.
The third-year pro had a promising start to his NFL career until a knee injury robbed him of the final three games of his rookie campaign. With the lockout limiting his offseason rehab and opportunities in training camp, Allen was set up poorly for a sophomore return. His injury bumped him from his starting position as the Eagles opened their season and explains why he was only able to record one tackle during the first ...
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The Philadelphia Eagles have a number of reasons to expect an impressive showing from their defense in 2012. But one of the biggest areas of assistance to the team has received this offseason is the the benefit of time.
Time is a luxury that no NFL team had the opportunity to enjoy last year due to the lockout. That reality meant that new players to teams, rookies and veterans alike...
Not every player new player signed by the Philadelphia Eagles last season was a bust or took a long time to acclimate to the team’s system. DE Jason Babin had the benefit of having worked with defensive line coach Jim Washburn previously. And that experience helped him have the best season of his NFL career.
Babin recorded 18 sacks in 2011. In 2010 he had 12.5 sacks with the Tennessee...
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Video: Stick to Football DeSean!
A year ago right now, Michael Vick was being considered as a top five overall fantasy football draft pick.
Now, he is not even being considered amongst the top five overall fantasy quarterbacks; his overall current ADP is just a remarkable 45th overall.
2011 was a step back for the entire Eagles franchise, not just Vick.
Still, he set a career high in passing attempts (423), yards...
Michael Vick is already putting his hefty contract to use, sparing no expense for his recent wedding. Vick's wedding cost $300,000, according to Gossip Extra. The Eagles quarterback married longtime fiancee Kijafa Frink over the weekend. The event took place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, and reportedly featured a relaxed vibe with hookahs on the tables and R&B music playing...
Before I introduce Dr. Funt (aka Andrew Short) as today's Open Mike Week guest writer, I need to apologize to Palm Feathers for misspelling his real last name--- it is "Bozek", not "BROZek" as originally reported...I guess it was a case of wishful thinking on my part, to bring another "Broz" into the family. I'll need to go back and make the...
It seems that most athletes want to be rappers these days and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is the latest athlete to start freestyling.
Check out this report from ABC Philadelphia which shows DeSean practicing his rhyming skills:
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It’s Independence day! Time to head to the beach, fire up the grill, drink some brews and watch some fireworks. America at its finest.
Enjoy some Happy 4th wishes from some of your Philadelphia Eagles.
A national holiday doesn’t mean an absence of work. Every day is training day, baby.
Have a wonderful and safe holiday, everyone. As Dave Chappelle masquerading as Rick James...
After years…and years…and years together, Michael Vick and his fiance finally tied the knot! Vick proposed to the lovely Kijafa Frink way back in 2009 and boy did she make him pay for the long wedding wait. The ceremony apparently cost an estimated $300,000!!
The wedding reportedly took place at Fontainbleau in Miami Beach over the weekend and included guests such as Atlanta...
by Dr. Funt (aka Andrew Short)
Andy Reid has always been known as an Offensive Coach, yet over his entire tenure in Philadelphia he has made sure to bring in players throughout the defense always looking to upgrade it to be elite. They brought in Jevon Kearse during my early memories of being an Eagles fan, as I have only been a fan for 10 years. That did not work out as well as...
According to GossipExtra.com, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick spent a whopping $300,ooo on his wedding, which went down on Saturday night in Miami Beach.
I found it really funny that they only served chicken and waffles. It also featured private pool-side concerts that were held by Gym Class Heroes, Maroon 5 and Flo Rida.
Roughly 300 of Vick’s family...
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="512"] Michael Vick has the potential to be a top-5 fantasy player. But is he worth a top draft pick?[/caption]
There is no question about it, Michael Vick is a dynamic player and at times he is capable of being the most dangerous weapon in the National Football League. The problem with Vick is consistency...
Specifically with the Michael Vick case I saw it happening even before it happened. Vick was trying to protect the homies and the homies turned on him.
Vick was a professional NFL quarterback, he didn’t have the time or knowledge to run a Dog Fighting enterprise, it was a hobby he left for his crew to attend to.
But, it was Vick who spent the most time in jail while his “friends”...