Found December 07, 2011 on For The Record Sports:
People can call him disrespectful for missing practice, they can label him a trouble-maker for celebrating too much on the field, they can even say he's afraid to take a hit, but the truth of the matter is he shouldn't have even suited up for the Eagles.

The Philadelphia Eagles sign safety Tom Nelson

The Eagles have signed 25-year old safety Tom Nelson.  Nelson played in 8 games for the Bengals last year and he had 9 tackles.  He has now played in 20 games in his first two years in the NFL and he has 34 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception.  Nelson will likely replace Colt Anderson on special teams.  Unlike Anderson, Nelson could be able to help on defense if he’s...

Week 13 Fantasy Football Recap: Eagles vs. Seahawks

Philadelphia Eagles – 14, Seattle Seahawks – 31 So much for any post-season hope the Eagles were clinging to, as the Eagles players can now start making plans for January that don’t include football.  Vince Young (240 total yards, 1 TD, 4 INTs) was terrible, throwing four picks including a pick six that he had no business throwing in the first place.  Vick will probably be...

Trent Cole Fined by NFL for Okung Flip (With Video)

Eagles defensive end Trent Cole has been fined a cool $7,500 after intentionally flipping Seattle offensive tackle Russell Okung during last Thursday’s loss to the Seahawks. The play, which occurred with under two minutes to go in the fourth quarter, resulted in a season-ending triceps injury to Okung.Cole, for his part, was feeling rather unapologetic when he spoke to reporters...

Vick expects to start against Dolphins

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick took part in a light practice Monday and said he intends to make his first start in nearly a month on Sunday at Miami.

Trent Cole’s light fine furthers inconsistencies of NFL’s disciplinary arm

The NFL's fine structure can be capricious at best, and ridiculous at worst. Players can be fined $10,000 for wearing the wrong color clothing or shoe, and less for obvious violations of the league's on-field player safety policies. Because, as much as the NFL's head office claims to care about player safety, the governing body run by Ray Anderson and Merton Hanks, and...

Eagles DE Cole fined $7,500, says he's 'not a dirty player'

The NFL levied a fine against Eagles defensive end Trent Cole on Wednesday that resulted in a season-ending injury to Seahwks left tackle Russell Okung.

Exclusive: Dream Team Soundtrack, Starring Andy Reid

After reading several of your tweets on Twitter, it was time to compile the best songs for the "Dream Team Soundtrack." We compiled many of your tweets and emails, but the majority of the tracks, as well as the original idea is courtesy of @PhillyTheKid7 and @PHSportsGoddess. Enjoy. 1. Intro - Fire Andy Chants 2. We're Fine There 3. Kevin Kolb Is Our Starting QB....

Trent Cole fined $7,500 for hit that ended Russell Okung’s season

Philadelphia defensive end Trent Cole knocked Seattle tackle Russel Okung to the ground on Thursday night with a hit that the Seahawks felt was unnecessary. That hit caused a pectoral injury that ended Okung’s season, and now Cole has heard from the league office about it. Cole told Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer that…
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