Found April 13, 2012 on BirdsFan.com - A Philadelphia Eagles...:
PLAYERS: Chad Hall
TEAMS: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles have tried to use Chad Hall as a hybrid type of player in their offense. University of Florida running back Chris Rainey projects to have the same type of role in the NFL and the Eagles seem to think he could be an option for them, bringing Rainey in for a private workout. At 5-8 and 180 pounds, Rainey is by no means a big guy. Chad Hall actually has seven pounds on him as he’s listed on the Eagles official website (of course that may or may not be accurate). Despite his small stature, Rainey seems to be a very tough player. On film, you can see him really get beat up. However, he never seemed to miss a beat or slow down. Rainey has big play ability every time he touches the ball. He is shifty and has very good straight line speed, being clocked in the 4.3s in the 40-yard dash. One thing I tried to watch closely when looking at Rainey was how he ran between the tackles and I was actually impressed. His bread and butter is running off tackle, but he was successful ...
1 Comment:
  • running back is fine in later rounds,they need a big physcal wide recve,with maclin and djax--either in draft or free agency
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Eagles Head Coach Andy Reid Tells Vince Young, “It’s Not You, It’s Me” and VY Totally Buys It

This probably wound up being an interception. Photo via SB Nation. Vince Young will not return to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012. This reality is a surprise to no one, and it makes me happy to no end. Young is on the job market, and he spoke with Houston radio station KILT about why things didn’t work with the Eagles and his search for a new team, among other topics. Philadelphia’s...

2012 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Trading Up? Track Record Not So Hot

Mary Kay Cabot, of the Plain Dealer in Cleveland, reported that the Philadelphia Eagles are one of four teams interested in trading up to the No. 4 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Not to discredit Cabot, who’s reputation is solid, but it seems awfully convenient that the report comes out of Cleveland.  The Browns, as you may know, are the holders of the No. 4 pick. Someone...

Eagles going after Ryan Tannehill?

With the rumor floating around that the Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade up and acquire the fourth overall pick from the Cleveland Browns, it only makes sense that they would be targeting Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. If the Eagles want to move on from Michael Vick after the 2012 season, they can do so, since they gave themselves a way out of his deal after the...

Best Case Scenario For the Philadelphia Eagles In the 2012 NFL Draft

There are several good scenarios that could befall the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2012 NFL draft.  However, today I wanted to express what I consider to be the best scenario that would benefit the Eagles the most in 2012 and beyond. Recently, I wrote about some Eagles draft tendencies followed by an exercise in reasonable deduction to narrow down who they actually might select in...

Philadelphia Eagles 2012 Draft: Pot Smoking Baby Daddy Visiting Eagles Monday

Troubled 2012 NFL draft prospect CB Janoris Jenkins is scheduled to meet with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, according to Ralph Vacchiano or the New York Daily News. Photo: articles.orlandosentinel.com Based on just his skill level, most draft scouts have Jenkins rated as a first-round caliber cornerback in this year’s draft.  However, it’s his off-the-field issues that...

Stephen Hill visits Eagles

Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill told Sirius XM NFL Radio he has held a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles. Originally projected as a third or fourth round draft pick, Hill has rocketed up some analysts’ draft boards, following his magnificent combine workout where he ran a 4.36 40-yard dash and wowed observers with his pure athleticism. NFL.com went as far as comparing...

Report: “Little Chance” Eagles Will Trade Up to #4 in the Draft

Speculation about the intentions of the Philadelphia Eagles in this year’s draft have been running amok for months. And the team knows just how to keep us all guessing. Meeting with Robert Griffin III at the NFL Combine. Hosting a number of quarterbacks for pre-draft visits. And per a report on Saturday, making an inquiry with the Cleveland Browns about trading up to the number...

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Course Correction May Yield Huge Results

Last year was supposed to be the year for the Philadelphia Eagles. You had to feel good about it. After watching other teams scoop free agents and add big name talent for years, the Eagles organization stepped out of character and went on a spending free, seemingly gobbling up every big name available. Then something went horribly awry. A team that was already facing a lookout shortened...

Andy Reid Tells Vince Young He’s “Too Good” to Return to Philly

Vince Young was most known last season for his “Dream Team” comments and for looking incredibly lost in the Eagles West Coast Offense. A report from Bleeding Green Nation says that Vince Young recently asked Andy Reid about returning to the Eagles in 2012 and the answer may surprise you… “One of the biggest things [...]

5 Late Round Draft Prospects That Would Look Great on the Philadelphia Eagles

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles are in a different position than they have ever really been in under Andy Reid.  The team is coming off a failure of a season, but interestingly they don’t exactly have many needs to fill and possess a wealth of talent. Even more interesting, that talent is spread around on both sides of the ball. The Eagles have a good offensive...

Young would like to play at home for the Texans

One year after Vince Young arguably jinxed his new team, The Philadelphia Eagles, by proclaiming them “The Dream Team”, Young is talking again. But this time it’s a totally different issue. Vince Young wants to play for the Texans. ” I would love to play at home. That would be a dream come true and anything I can do to help out with the team,” Young told KILT in Houston...

NFL Draft Rumor: Cold water for Eagles trade with Browns

We all know that the air is filled with lies this time of year as teams posture and pose to try and create scenarios for draft day. If a Philly report is true, the thoughts of trading the Browns fourth pick to the Eagles is just another in a long line of misinformed nuggets. Citing a high-level Eagles source, CSN Philly’s Reuben Frank reports that the report of Philly’s interest...

The Qadry Ismail factor in pre-Draft team visits...and Eagles say goodbye to Trevor Laws...

Listening to my buddy and former NFL star wide receiver Qadry ("The Missile") Ismail last night on WBAL-AM radio, and he was talking about his experience as a pre-draftee prospect coming out of Syracuse back in 1993... This story is also pertinent because Qadry hails from the same hometown as our esteemed GK Emeritus Brizer... (i.e., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)...Qadry...
Eagles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.