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A few weeks ago, we discovered that Ron Jaworksi would no longer be part of ESPN’s Monday Football Lineup. Instead, Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico will man the MNF booth as a duo.
While the news initially seemed to be a smack in the face to Jaws, he was given a 5-year contract extension by the sports network. And now we have some idea of what some of his new responsibilities will be with ESPN.
In an interview with the Courier-Post, Jaworkski revealed some of what ESPN has in mind for him moving forward, saying that “It is all based rather than one game a week, but 16 games a week.”
He will work on shows like NFL Countdown as well as a Monday Night Football preview. And most interestingly, he’ll do a version of Gruden’s quarterback camp, but with current players in the NFL.
“I will sit with Michael Vick, Cam Newton, Matt Ryan and put the tape on and just talk to those guys; that is one of the elements I am really excited about. People will get a better understandi...
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News out of Philadelphia this morning is that the Eagles are going to try and move pro bowl cornerback Asante Samuel to another team to free up cap space and make some changes in their defensive scheme. Moving Samuel will be difficult because he is an aging veteran (31) who did not have a very good 2011 season and is due $9.4 million dollars in 2012.
A few weeks ago, Samuel hinted...
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This was originally slated to be about five free agents, but in all honesty, the Philadelphia Eagles don’t need to sign free agents like that. Not this year. Not after last year.
Free agency is fun to talk about and the rumors provide a lot of entertaining conversation, but it is just not the way to truly build a strong football team. Free agency...
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.
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The Philadelphia Eagles have used the franchise tag on disgruntled wide receiver DeSean Jackson—but don’t be fooled, he will be out of Philly faster than he can run a 40-yard-dash.
Conventional wisdom shows us when a team tags a player, it means the organization wants them to stick around and usually has intentions of working on a long-term deal...
Remember Michael Vick’s epic 30th birthday party two years ago? Of course you do. That was the one that resulted in a parking lot shootout and one of Vick’s co-defendants in his dog fighting case being shot in the leg after birthday cake was allegedly smashed in someone’s face. According to a report Saturday by the Daily Press, that wasn’t the only fun that went down at the...
Over the weekend, the Philadelphia Eagles used their franchise tag on DeSean Jackson
Days after Plaxico Burress publicly stated he wanted to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, the team placed the franchise tag on DeSean Jackson. They issued the following statement:
“We want DeSean to be an Eagle for the long haul and this is a step in the right direction to accomplish that. DeSean...
The Philadelphia Eagles today announced they have signed LB Monte Simmons.
An undrafted free agent signing of San Francisco in 2011, Simmons (6-3, 226) spent his entire rookie campaign on the 49ers practice squad. A four-year defensive end at Kent State, the 23-year-old finished his collegiate career with 21.5 sacks, three shy of the school record. He earned second-team All-MAC...
Crazy thought for the day: If Houston defensive end Mario Williams becomes a free agent, would the Philadelphia Eagles go after him?
I’ve been watching the Texans and how they handle the situation with Arian Foster and Mario Williams. My thinking was that there wouldn’t be any chance that either would hit the free agent market, especially Foster.
"Never eliminate Andy Reid in the quest for a quarterback. He loved RG3 @ the combine."
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DeSean Jackson, wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles holds his future and possible the future of this Eagles incarnation in his hands this season if he winds up signing and playing out his franchise tender.
So the Philadelphia Eagles have finally made the move that everyone expected, and franchise tagged DeSean Jackson. So the big question is what will the Eagles do with him...
On the whole, the NFL runs itself in quite a professional manner. There are the odd black marks on the league, such as the Michael Vick dog fighting scandal, but most unwanted publicity is caused by the actions of individual players not the league in general. Last year’s brief lockout didn’t help though, but the latest uproar involves a bounty system that was implemented by the...