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Wanting to avoid overkill on Draft coverage but still open to new angles... that's the main message here as we near the MACH 10 finish line...An old Simon and Garfunkel album cover? Nope, it's Howie Roseman and Andy Reid in a recent presser shot...but just like every songwriting duo in the biz, Howie and Andy are looking for hits this week.First thought is--- the Draft format has changed this year. Sheil Kapadia of philly.com reminded us of that last week, but here is a quick review:
Round 1: The Colts go on the clock with the first pick Thursday night at 8 p.m. Teams have 10 minutes to make their picks.
Rounds 2 & 3: The second round gets started Friday night at 7 p.m. Teams have 7 minutes to make their picks in the second round and 5 minutes in the third.
Rounds 4-7: The fourth round begins Saturday at noon. Teams have 5 minutes to make their picks.Second thoughts--- the "draft experts" are coming on board with their stories of projection and they're ...
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You can never have enough guys on your offense who have the ability to make big plays. I think the Eagles were have the opportunity to add a few more of these guys through the draft. One possibility is Arkansas wide receiver Joe Adams.
At 5-11 and 180 pounds, he’s a little bit bigger than DeSean Jackson but basically has the same frame. He has the same kind of speed as Jackson...
The 2012 NFL Draft is upon us, which means that thousands of people will be tuned into hours and hours of speculation and only minutes of actual drafting. For example: “With the first pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select Andrew Luck, quarterback from Stanford University.” It probably took you about four seconds to read that and will take about eight seconds...
In Dawk we trust. Image via nj.com
Legendary safety and former Philadephia Eagle Brian Dawkins announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday after 16 seasons in the league.
Dawk made the announcement via Twitter, saying
“The lord has blessed me to play in the NFL for 16 years. I would like to thank the Eagles & the Broncos 4 believing in me. I would like 2 thank all my teammates...
This time next week, the NFL draft will be over. We will know who will make up the 2012 draft class for the Philadelphia Eagles. But until then, speculation reaches a frenzy as experts, casual fans, and everyone in between tries to predict the Eagles moves.
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford wonders if there is credence to the rumors about the Eagles seeking to move up in the draft, specifically...
ATLANTA- The Falcons are no longer satisfied with making due with what they have when it comes to their secondary.
It is becoming more than a possibility that could acquire CB Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles have been trying to move the disgruntled corner for almost a year now and now their asking priced has dropped dramatically.
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“Can you feel that? Can you feel this that dog-gone beating in your chest? Can you feel what is about to happen out here on this field man?”
That Brian Dawkins pre-game speech given in the huddle to his then Eagles team mates has been recited by my kid to his teammates before just about every game he has played since 2008.
Brian Dawkins inspired him like so many others to...
According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the reason Asante Samuel hasn’t been traded to the Atlanta Falcons has nothing to do with compensation, but rather his contract.
Samuel has agreed to redo his current deal, but he’s looking to keep most of the $10 million he’s set to earn for the 2012 season.
The Eagles want to unload Samuel before Thursday’s draft, but...
Former Washington Redskins general manager Vinny Cerrato made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Sunday night, per The Washington Post. He talked about what it was like in the war room on draft day.
One story that Cerrato brought up, was back in 2009 when the Redskins didn’t have a second round pick because of the Jason Taylor trade. He talked about how he almost traded...
The calendar says Howie Roseman will preside over his third NFL draft as general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles.
It's the first one he can really put his stamp on.
Roseman replaced Tom Heckert in January 2010, just a few months before the draft - when most of the scouting and grading of players already was complete. Last year, the lockout changed much of the landscape,...