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Tweet Per a report from Philly.com, an attendant responsible for watching Philadelphia Eagles players’ cars has been accused of stealing over $225,000 from offensive lineman Todd Herremans personal bank account. Robert Von Ryan, 37, of Philadelphia, was charged with bank fraud. According to federal prosecutors, Von Ryan entered the vehicle of an Eagle identified as “T.H.” From the car, he took documents that contained the player’s checking account number. Using the number, Von Ryan transfered $225,034.52 from Herremans’ UBS checking account to his own, said U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger. The transfers occured between 2009 and 2012. According to the report, Von Ryan was a subcontractor and not a direct employee of the team. If convicted, he faces up to a 30 year sentence and a fine of $1 million. Moral of the story? Never leave banking information laying around in your car, whether you’re a multi-millionaire or rolling around with just hundreds in your bank account. This could happen to anyone. -ALR
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Michael Vick will announce his status for Sunday’s Giants game when Vick speaks with reporters following practice today, a source close to Vick said. That announcement is expected to be that Vick feels his left hamstring has healed enough for him to play. There have been several reports saying that Vick is still not 100 […]
Despite some reports that Michael Vick will start this week for the Eagles matchup with the Giants, head coach Chip Kelly still hasn’t committed to him yet.
Eagles coach Chip Kelly, on conference call with NY/NJ reporters this morning, did not commit to Michael Vick as starting QB. #NYG
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 23, 2013
Vick and rookie Matt Barkley split...
After missing the past two games due to a hamstring injury, Michael Vick appears poised to return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Giants at Lincoln Financial Field.
It seems all systems are go for Starship Seven to liftoff once again for the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday against the New York Giants.
Michael Vick took all of the first-team reps for the Eagles at practice...
Buoyed by improved secondary play and a stronger grasp of the scheme, the Eagles defense has shown signs of growth in recent weeks. Photo Courtesy: TheState.com
Just shy of four weeks ago the Philadelphia Eagles defense was shredded by Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to the tune of 52 points, 472 yards and 35 first downs.
Who'd have thought that in less than a month it...
According to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick is expected to be named the starter for next week's matchup against the New York Giants on Tuesday.
Drake the kind of guy who could be surrounded by a room full of chicks and make that facial expression.
Drake was in Philly Saturday night, and ran into Laura Roberts, the fiance of Eagles safety Kurt Coleman. Roberts was celebrating her bacherlotte party when Drake just happened to walk on by.
The rest is all in his expression.
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A man hired to look after the cars of Philadelphia Eagles players during games is charged with stealing $225,000 from one player's bank account.
Federal officials said Wednesday that 37-year-old Robert Von Ryan of Philadelphia is charged with bank fraud.
U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger says Von Ryan went into Eagles guard Todd Herremans' car and took documents containing...
Forbes has released its latest poll of the most disliked players in the NFL once again. While you might think that time would heal some wounds for people when it comes to Michael Vick--it hasn't. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is still the most hated man in the NFL (than again he did bank roll a dog fighting ring so I understand).
What may be surprising is who came in...
Eagles Photos Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will take the first-team reps in practice on Tuesday, says offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur. “Mike will be out here taking the first-team reps,” Shurmur said. “He’ll be out there practicing and taking the reps. I wouldn’t encourage you to assume anything. Coach (Kelly) has talked about it —
The performance by Nick Foles and the offense in the loss to the Cowboys was disappointing to say the least. The thing that may be the most disappointing is that they performed that way and the defense played very well. Dallas had the second highest scoring offense coming into Sunday and the Eagles defense only allowed 17 points.
After allowing nearly 35 points a game through their...
They are never going to forgive Vick for killing Scooby Doo.
It's a tough dilemma for Chip Kelly and owner Jeff Lurie, if you ask me...
You are hosting the 1-6 Giants in your own backyard (albeit no home-field advantage based upon recent history), your two most proven QB's are gimpy at best, and you are headed into a Bye week after the game...
Do you play your relatively healthy QB #3 and hope for the best?---and I say "...
Oh noes! Another Eagles home game!
How is it again that the Linc came to be cursed? Anyone got a theory?
I’m thinking it’s time to take drastic measures, like maybe sacrificing a goat or something. Plus, then, tasty goat (well, depending on your religious persuasion).
You know what the LAST home win was?
Yep – over the Giants, on the night the Eagles retired Wolverine’s...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s quick hits:
1. Michael Vick and the Eagles are optimistic that the quarterback will start on Sunday against the Giants.
2. Pat Shurmur says he is not discouraged by Nick Foles’ offense.
3. DeSean Jackson...
Last week: 22 (+0)
This week, Nick Foles struggled and got hurt and Matt Barkley absolutely sucked. And just like that, Michael Vick’s hamstring is magically better. Foles was awful before his injury, completing 11 of 29 for 80 yards, but Barkley was somehow even worse. He completed 11 of 20 for 129 yards, but he also threw 3 picks. Vick isn’t great either so this...