Found May 04, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
The draft is over, and it’s time for the Philadelphia Eagles to start working hard together to make sure all of the pieces of the puzzle–rookies and veterans alike–are ready to take on the 2012 season with far better results than what we saw in 2011. The work will begin next weekend with a rookie mini-camp from May12th through the 14th. The full team will convene for full team OTAs on May 22-24th. Other OTAs will take place from May 30 to June 1, and then again on June 4-7. A mandatory full-team minicamp is scheduled for June 12 through 14th. And then, before you know it it will be time for training camp. It will all begin on Sunday, July 22 when rookies, quarterbacks and injured players report to camp. Remaining veteran players will report on Wednesday, July 25. Camp will break on Wednesday, August 15. That’s not so long from now, is it? Okay, yes, yes it is. Want more Philly Sports Muse You can find me on Twitter at @sports_muse and on Facebook at

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