Posted August 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
Michael Vick is healthy. He appears ready to tackle his fourth season with the Eagles. And all signs are pointing to another standout season for the veteran quarterback. But what about his backups? That was one of the questions being bandied about practice on Thursday, as the Eagles returned to their training complex in Philadelphia - after training camp at Lehigh University - and continued preparations for Monday's preseason game vs. New England. There are plenty of options, of course. Philadelphia has Trent Edwards, Nick Foles and Mike Kafka on the roster. But Kafka has an injured hand and won't play against the Patriots. Coach Andy Reid said Foles will be No. 2 on Monday, while Edwards is No. 3. For now.

Updating Philadelphia Eagles’ Key Position Battles in Training Camp

Howard Smith – US PRESSWIRE The bags are packed and the rooms are empty at Philadelphia Eagles training camp.  Lehigh University will be missed. But that doesn’t mean everything has been settled. A few position battles are ongoing and won’t be resolved till the regular season. Here’s the latest scoop on who’s got the upper hand. Howard Smith – US PRESSWIRE Backup Quarterback...

Tra Thomas emotional in retirement from Eagles (VIDEO)

Former Eagles offensive lineman Tra Thomas retired as a Philadelphia Eagle on Thursday. Words simply weren’t enough to express how much the honor meant to Thomas, who expressed deep appreciation for the team and his former coaches Andy Reid and Juan Castillo. There is no point in telling you what Thomas said. You just need to watch. Philadelphia made the right move on this one...

Reid and Vick saying all the right things... but lingering doubt remains among Eagles fans...

We are concerned about this team...which as our Gatekeeper Brizer has pointed out, is an entirely different issue from "worried"...We have issues. Not entirely happy with the LB or OL picture at this juncture..not sold on the defensive secondary depth, either... and not crazy about the QB mix...But Andy Reid seems to like what he sees...Before breaking camp on Tuesday...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: “Twenty-one thousand? I ain't even got that

Take it to the streets DRC. Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie responded to the fine handed down to him by Commissioner Roger Goodell by giving an old street axiom, “I ain’t even got that.” We have to laugh; it’s just that funny when you hear a rich guy say that. According NFL, Rodgers-Cromartie “unnecessarily struck a defenseless player in the head and neck area.” Cromartie...

Philadelphia Eagles: Key Players To Watch vs. Patriots

The Philadelphia Eagles started off their 2012 campaign with a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not the prettiest performance ever, but a win nonetheless. It was a game that was vital for both the team and head coach Andy Reid, who had buried his son only one day earlier. Reid was ecstatic at the end, after Alex Henery booted a 51-yarder that essentially ended the game. Coach...

Offensive Line Fantasy Value of the Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles had all the makings of a Super Bowl contender in 2011 but for many reasons finished a nondescript 8-8.  They blew five fourth quarter leads, had a turnover ratio of -14, had a hard time adapting to Defensive Coordinator Juan Castillo’s defensive scheme, and had very important WR DeSean Jackson acting like a primadonna when he didn’t get a new contract...

Rodgers-Cromartie on $21,000 fine: “I ain’t even got that!”

Eagles corner back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie received a $21,000 fine for leaving his feet and striking Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich in the head/neck area “unnecessarily.” When asked about the fine, Rodgers-Cromartie responded: “I ain’t even got that!” It’s safe to say he was probably joking, and had this to say about the hit: “I won’t hit him no more, I...

Mike Kakfa’s fractured left hand could open doors

There are two ways to look at Mike Kakfa’s fractured left hand. His absence allows rookie Nick Foles and veteran Trent Edwards to get more playing time and to compete for a job that Kafka has not look capable of filling. Vick will play at least the first half when the Eagles travel to New England on Monday for their second preseason game. Foles will replace Vick under center, followed...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21k for hit on Leftwich, says he doesn’t have the money

AP Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was fined $21,000 by the NFL today for launching himself into Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich and delivering a helmet to helmet hit last week. Rodgers-Cromartie repsonded to the news of his fine by saying he doesn’t have the money. “Twenty-one thousand. I ain’t even got that,” Rodgers-Cromartie said, hopefully...

Mike Adams & Jonathan Dwyer Back In Pads Thursday

Some good news to finally pass along on Thursday as Bob Labriola is reporting via Twitter that rookie left tackle Mike Adams is back in pads today after suffering a sprained knee Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. The speculation was that Adams might not work at all this week, but according to Mark Kaboly on Twitter, Adams is working as the second team left tackle today...

Plenty of Tix under $50!! New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Plenty of Tix under $50!! New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM
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