Found July 16, 2012 on Eagles Addict:
Philadelphia Eagles training camp begins Sunday, July 22nd, with rookies and selected veterans as the first to arrive by 5:00pm.  They will be joined by the rest of the team on July 25th and the first full-squad practice that is open to the fans is on July 27th. To be honest, I’ve never really given it much thought before, but, have you ever wondered what “selected veterans” means or who this list includes? Someone asked me this question over the weekend and I found myself not really knowing the answer.  Well, since the person who asked me the question is close to me, my answer was logical with just a hint of sarcasm: they are the players whom the coaches “select” to come in…duh! I followed that up by saying things like they’re the players who need the extra work and are able to get extra attention from the coaches, along with players who are “on the roster bubble.” Sounds logical, right? Furthermore, I thought these players would be made up of long-shots, first or second-year guys,...

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Depending on who you ask, Michael Vick is either an athlete who carries a tremendous comeback story around with him or nothing more than a multimillionaire who abuses animals. Some people feel that Vick did his time in prison and learned something from his experiences, while others feel that he can never be forgiven. Vick talks about all that and more...

2012 Training Camp Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

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In order for the Philadelphia Eagles to be successful in 2012 they will need their dual-threat gunslinger Michael Vick behind center for all 16 games of the regular season. Unfortunately, that is something that has been a rare occurrence in Vick’s nine-year NFL career. Vick has played in 16 games just once in that time, his final season in Atlanta. In fact, Vick is currently...

Michael Vick on his past: “I became better at reading dogs than reading defenses”

Getty Images Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is coming out with a book entitled Finally Free, and in it he talks about where his mind was at during his dog fighting days. “Back when I was involved in those activities, I may have become more dedicated to the deep study of dogs than I was to my Falcons playbook,” Vick said via the USA Today. “I became better at reading...

First thing we do is work on Eagles return game...

Even though the rookies report to Lehigh TC a few days earlier than the veterans, the Eagles can still begin work on one of the more vulnerable aspects of their offensive game--- the kick return and punt return."We were bad there," special teams coordinator Bobby April understated during minicamp last month. "No question about it."Not since Brian Mitchell in 2002...

McNabb’s possible return to the NFL does not include Eagles on the short-list

Would the Eagles be interested in signing Donovan McNabb? This question has popped up and immediately should be followed with why?McNabb, believes he has a 80-90% chance of playing this season in the NFL. The short-list of teams, ARIZONA, OAKLAND and GREEN BAY, no Eagles. For that I am grateful! The Eagles had some good seasons with McNabb under center. I say good, because as we...

Vince Young vid shown during Vick interview

Philadelphia Eagles: Training Camp Preview

Philadelphia Eagles training camp will be starting shortly. The excitement for the season continues to swell with optimism about this finally being the year the Eagles bring home the Lombardi Trophy. But there are still questions and several key position battles to be determined this training camp and preseason that will go a long way to determine whether or not this will be the...

Asante Samuel, Philadelphia Eagles fans argue on Twitter

Asante Samuel was traded to the Atlanta Falcons in March after playing four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. Today, after a follower wondered why the Eagles traded him, Samuel snapped back. Last time I played against the Eagles I had two interceptions and 1 for a TD. #justsaying What was they thinking! — Asante Samuel (@pick_six22) July 17, 2012   Who wins in a bird fight...

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