Found May 29, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
Image via Former Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Jeff Garcia dreams of a return to the Birds. Garcia served as backup quarterback for the Eagles in 2006,  stepping in for an injured Donovan McNabb and making an improbable run to win the division with a 10-6 record, beating the Giants in the first round of the playoffs before eventually losing to the Saints. Now at 42-years old, Garcia’s memories of that run, the city of Philadelphia and how Eagles fans embraced him have the quarterback wanting more.Garcia returned to the Eagles in 2009 and played in one game, but it’s the 2006 season that will forever link Garcia to Philadelphia. It’s fun to remember. Especially for Garcia, who spoke about that experience in a recent radio interview on 94 WIP with Anthony Gargano and Glen Macnow, saying that he  would love another opportunity to play for the team. “Our experience there in 2006, for me as a player one of the best experiences I’ve had as a player. We had some ups and...

How popular are the Philadelphia Eagles?

The popularity of the Philadelphia Eagles locally is off the charts. But how does the team’s following compare with those of other teams in the National Football League? via ESPN’s Sports Poll of fans’ favorite teams  finds that the Eagles are the 9th most popular team in the country. But the passion commitment and of Philadelphia’s fanbase and string of playoff...

Report: Dwight Jones Quits Texans

Per Evan Silva of and, 2012 Texans Undrafted Free Agent wide receiver Dwight Jones of University of North Carolina has quit the team. Jones was once a promising prospect whom many draft analysts had rated as high as a 3rd or 4th round pick in the draft.  As the 2011 season continued, his stock fell considerably as many questioned his work ethic...

A New Week: Texans OTAs

Here are some notes from Tuesday Houston Texans OTAs.   - The big news was that UDFA Dwight Jones left the team because he doesn’t want to play anymore football. The Texans still have yet to confirm that Jones has left the team, and Head Coach Gary Kubiak said they were still going to talk to Jones about the situation. With all of the news flying around it seems like Jones has...

Texans WR Dwight Jones quits team, football

Coming out of college, wide receiver Dwight Jones, though talented, had some scouts concerned over his character, with some labeling him "lazy" and others questioning his work ethic. Well, the former UNC standout did nothing to disprove those negative notions. On Tuesday, Jones, who laughably lauded himself as the "next Andre Johnson," informed team officials...

Houston Texans Undrafted Rookie Receiver Dwight Jones Quits Football

It didn’t take long for undrafted rookie wide receiver Dwight Jones to make an impression with the Houston Texans. Jones’ draft stock dropped following a less-than-impressive performance in the Senior Bowl, but in an interview on SportsRadio 610, the big-bodied receiver boldly compared himself to the best player to ever wear a Texans uniform. “I’m telling you right now...

Jones reportedly leaves Texans

HOUSTON (AP) -- Undrafted rookie wide receiver Dwight Jones missed Tuesday's organized team activity with the Houston Texans. Jones' absence came amid online reports that he had quit the team. Texans head coach Gary Kubiak did not provide details on Jones' status with the team after Tuesday's practice. Kubiak says Jones is "a young man with a lot of information...

Houston Texans: J.J. Watt Wants To Be Top-Tier DE, Go To Super Bowl

The decision by the Houston Texans to take Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft was a questionable call in the eyes of some, since other star players that addressed bigger needs were still on the board. However, those who were uncertain about the prospects of Watt in his first season were smiling from ear to ear by the end of the year. “Last...

Does Mike Sims-Walker Have a Shot at the Texans Final Roster?

With organized team activities starting last week, and the Houston Texans getting their first look at their new additions in the receiving game for the first time, a familiar concern has already popped up in regards to depth after Andre Johnson. With the news coming down that Johnson is to miss all of OTA’s after having his knee scoped and undergoing arthroscopic surgery a couple...

Texans to Workout Mike Sims-Walker

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Houston Texans are scheduled to bring in former Jacksonville Jaguars and St. Louis Rams wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker for a workout on Wednesday. Sims-Walker split time in 2011 with the Rams and Jaguars and is currently an unrestricted free agent, and only appeared in 6 games in 2011. He has battled injuries throughout his career mainly...

Texans Top 5 Rivals

Thinking about the upcoming Houston Texans season made me think of the teams that seem to bring the best out of the Texans. The list has the names we all expect to see but the order might be up for debate. Entering the 10th full season of play, the rivalry between the Texans and their opponents are still putting chapters to their histories. The list will evolve in the coming...

Mike Sims-Walker to work out for the Texans

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker is scheduled to visit the Houston Texans on Wednesday. The Texans are looking to add depth at the receiver position after releasing veteran Jacoby Jones earlier in the offseason. Sims-Walker had a rough year in 2011 after begining  the season with the Rams and then signing with the Jaguars...

Mike Sims-Walker could resurface with the Houston Texans

Both Mike Sims-Walker and Justin Forsett were set to make big splashes in the NFL. But things don’t always turn out as they seem and now as training camps are approaching, both the WR and RB are still looking for a 2012-2013 home. To read this article, please click the link below.
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