Found March 06, 2012 on Buzz On Broad:

The Eagles need linebacker help. That's not a secret. Geoff Mosher of The News Journal has learned that the Eagles may be targeting someone that many Philly fans are familiar with.

The list should feature some high-profile names, such as Atlanta’s Curtis Lofton and Washington’s London Fletcher, but The News Journal has learned that Panthers free-agent linebacker Dan Connor is on the Eagles’ radar.

Several league sources confirmed the team’s interest in the former Penn State All-American, who just finished his fourth season in Carolina, although the degree of interest remains unclear.


There are options at LB, and that's a positive for an Eagles team that has struggled at the position for years.


Eagles Linebacker News: Philadelphia Reportedly Interested in Dan Connor

How much interest do the Eagles have in LB Dan Connor? It’s a refrain you have heard–and likely said–many, many times. In order for the Eagles defensive to have a chance in 2012, the team must make some major improvements at the linebacker position. Whether it be through the draft, free agency, or both, the Birds cannot ignore this need. It is screaming for attention. Thankfully...

Panthers sign K Medlock to three-year deal

The Carolina Panthers signed kicker Justin Medlock to a three-year contract Wednesday.Medlock will earn $390,000 in 2012 with base salaries of $480,000 and $570,000 for 2013 and 2014.Medlock has spent the last three years in the Canadian Football League. He made 49 of 55 field goal attempts for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats last season.The 28-year-old is a former fifth-round draft choice...

Nittany Minute: On Adam Breneman's Decision

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Recruiting update: Mike McGlinchey

It has been rumored lately that OL Mike McGlinchey from William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia is a strong Penn State lean. recently caught up with the 6’9, 280-pound prospect to hear his view on Penn State and the recruiting process. “Things have been going really well,” he said, referring to the recruiting process. “It has definitely been crazy...

2012 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament: Penn State in familiar underdog role

Penn State opens the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament on Thursday afternoon against the Indiana Hoosiers. For the Nittany Lions it will be a Big Ten record eighth time in Big Ten tournament history as the bottom seed (Northwestern is second with three bottom seeds). A tiebreaker with new member Nebraska gave the Cornhuskers the 11-seed, dropping Penn State to the 12-seed...

Penn State QB Commit Born to Compete

Fork Union (Va.) High quarterback Christian Hackenberg comes from a family of stellar athletes, and he is constantly being pushed by younger siblings. Last week he committed to Penn State, and he went in-depth with about his desire to compete, why he committed to Penn State, and how he fits into coach Bill O'Brien's offensive system.

Frazier Hits it Big

Penn State's junior guard is named first-team All-Big Ten despite the Nittany Lions' last-place finish during the regular season.

Icers stunned by Oakland

The No. 1 Penn State Icers were upset by the No. 13 Oakland Grizzlies, 5-3, on Tuesday evening at Kent State’s Hoover Arena in the semifinals of the 2012 ACHA Men’s Division I National Championships. Penn State falls one game short of playing for a national championship in their final season before making the transition to NCAA Division I. Just like in the first two games of...

Big Target Talks PSU

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Video: Crean previews Penn State, Big Ten Tournament

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Penn State DB Had Injury At Combine

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Audio: UW Prepares for Second Season

Preparing for either No.5 Indiana or No.12 Penn State in Friday's Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan addresses the media Monday about the Big Ten Tournament, the Big Ten regular season and his case on Jordan Taylor being a first-team All-Big Ten selection


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