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While the majority of the players at Philadelphia Eagles training camp won’t be competing for starting positions, there is still much to be decided.
Andy Reid and staff will use training camp as a time to identify valuable reserves and backups who will earn their way onto the roster, and then, ultimately the field.
While there are plenty of established players who aren’t just living on the roster bubble, there are three players who will need to outshine their teammates to solidify a role on the team.
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When Jaiquawn Jarrett was leaving Temple to enter the NFL Draft, he sold the Philadelphia Eagles on being a big hitter and smart player. This evaluation received serious questioning when Jarrett saw the field during his rookie season, as he looked extremely tentative and lost in coverage.
Since he hasn’t had the benefit of an entire offseason, it’s a bit premature to label the former second-round selection as a “bu...
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Can you feel it? Yes, football is near! Well, the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2012 version of training camp, that is. And with that comes the excitement of the beginning of the new football season!
Since most of the Eagles’ starters are returning or are already set on paper, with the only exceptions of strong side linebacker and maybe strong safety, most...
As the twelfth pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is being counted on to contribute to the Philadelphia Eagles’ ‘wide nine’ defense fairly early in his career.
With the news today coming out of training camp concerning Mike Patterson, incumbent starter at tackle, Cox’s contributions may need to come earlier.
Patterson, the first round pick...
Michael Vick thinks the Philadelphia Eagles are going to start a dynasty. So, we've gone from Dream Team to Dynasty in two seasons. Maybe Mr. Vick should concentrate on actually winning one championship before the one, two, three talk, mmkay? After all, Lebron already tried that.Maybe Mr. Vick should recognize the Eagles haven't won a playoff game in the two seasons he'...
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson has been ruled out of training camp this summer and possibly longer because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn’t fully healed.
Patterson was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after he suffered a seizure during a training camp practice. The 28-year-old defensive tackle underwent surgery in January...
Like many members of the Eagles squad, this past week I squeezed in some last moments of relaxation before the start of training camp. For the first time ever, my laptop wasn’t opened for almost a full week. I didn’t check Google Reader for Eagles news. I was blissfully unaware of most things happening in the world.
But somehow, two bits of news still made their way to me...
Even though Michael Vick recently stated that the Philadelphia Eagles have a chance to become a dynasty, he said that the New York Giants are the team to beat this season in an interview with SI.com.
“I think any team that wins the Super Bowl is gonna be the team to beat,” Vick said. “They’re champions throughout until somebody else claims the throne.”
On Sunday, as rookies and some veterans began reporting to Bethlehem for the start training camp, the Philadelphia Eagles were making additions to their roster.
The team acquired DT Ollie Ogbu via a trade with the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for CB D.J. Johnson. The Birds also and signed free agents WR Anthony “Tiger” Jones and CB Kee-ayre Griffin.
Ogbu (6-1, 30) was signed...