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Last night Andy Reid did his best to diffuse the controversial remarks made by Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel. First he had a talk with Samuel and got him to recant his comments about the Eagles front office. Secondly he released the following statement: “I am aware of how Asante felt and we have since talked. [...]

Philadelphia Eagles DB Asante Samuel Still Mad At Team Owners

Philadelphia Eagles DB Asante Samuel is still mad. Mad that he was on the trading block and mad at the Eagles owners for their “fantasy football” approach to filling out NFL rosters. Samuel’s followed up his radio interview from last Saturday with more soundbites. “Andy and I talked and cleared it up,” said Samuel at his locker Wednesday. “Everything has been good with...

Eagles C Samuel rips management before backtracking

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel, apparently still annoyed by trade speculation surrounding him since the offseason, took some shots at the team's front office Wednesday. "Couple people upstairs might not want me, but who cares? They've probably never played football," Samuel said Wednesday. "It's a business, and they run it like a business...

Asante Samuel: Eagles Front Office is Playing Fantasy Football

Asante Samuel is one of those players that never seems happy.  No matter how much money you throw at him or how many games his team wins, there’s always a problem.  With the Patriots, Samuel could not see eye-to-eye with upper management once it became obvious they would not be offering him a long-term deal.   [...]

Samuel Addresses Team On 2nd Day Of Operation Clean Up

It was clean up day for the Eagles again today as we learned from DeSean Jackson that Asante Samuel addressed about his emotional and public criticism of the team’s front office after practice yesterday. Of course Andy Reid had dealt with it yesterday by talking to Samuel and releasing a public statement. Eagles defensive [...]

Asante Rips Front Office

WOW things are getting crazier in Philadelphia. This morning I talked about Asante Samuel and Andy Reid making ammends, where Reid said he the two of them talked and have nothing else to say. Well, Asante does but not about his coach. Comcast SportsNet Philly has a big article today with lots of quotes where Samuel sounds off on the organization as a whole. Here’s a few...

CB Samuel rips Eagles management (AP)

Unhappy he was trade bait, Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel criticized management and compared the team's front-office to people who play fantasy football. "Couple people upstairs might not want me, but who cares. They've probably never played football," Samuel said Wednesday. "It's a business and they run it like a business and they're going to do what...

Eagles' Samuel: 'Emotions' led to exec remarks

Unhappy he was trade bait, Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel criticized management and compared the team's front-office to people who play fantasy football.

Another reason "fantasy football sucks"--- according to Asante Samuel...

Didn't see that one coming... Asante ripped GM Howie Roseman and team president Joe Banner for playing "fantasy football" with the Eagles --- and all this after Asante told us yesterday he was going to accept his gag order from coach Reid with grace...Maybe this is a tempest in a teapot... or maybe it's a timely controversy to fire up the team to new awareness...

DB Has Issue With Eagles Staff

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Out Of The Chute: Cowboys at Eagles

Every week during the season, we’ll scout out the Cowboys next opponent. This week, that opponent is the Philadelphia Eagles. The Opponent: The Philadelphia Eagles, aka the Dream Team, aka Would Have Been A Dream Team If Andy Reid Weren't In Charge Record: 2-4. But a DANGEROUS 2-4. Like a wounded lion! The Line: Eagles by 3.5. Last Game: A 20-13 win against...

PFT Live, Segment 3: Eagles Insider Ray Didinger

Mike Florio is joined by Eagles Insider Ray Didinger to analyze the NFC East matchup between Dallas and Philadelphia, which features the Eagles (2-4) hosting the Cowboys (3-3) on Sunday Night Football. The Cowboys have taken four of five in this series and if the trend continues Coach Andy Reid’s place on the hot seat will only get warmer.
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