Found May 14, 2012 on Eagles Addict:
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images The NFL never used to be known for player trades.  Over recent years, though, player trades have become increasingly more common.  Even still, this was a tough assignment to figure out the right angle for. Most sports fans think of trades in the days leading up to the league trading deadlines.  That rule doesn’t hold true for the NFL.  In the NFL most trades seem to take place in the run-up to the draft as well as on draft day itself. Whether anyone realizes it or not, training camp trades aren’t unheard of or even uncommon.  The thing with those trades is that usually it involves a team trying to patch a hole caused by an unfortunate injury, similar to the trade the Eagles made for offensive tackle Ryan Harris. In looking at the Philadelphia roster there is only one name that has any likelihood at all of being dealt.  That would be backup quarterback Mike Kafka. Before you run to the comments to call me an idiot, understand that I don’t believe Kafka is li...

Eagles Briefs: Observations from Philadelphia’s Rookie Camp, Day 1

The Novacare Complex was abuzz on Saturday as the rookies currently on the roster of the Philadelphia Eagles another invited participants  took part in the first day of rookie camp. It’s a crash course in all-things NFL and all-things Eagles, including terminology, so this weekend will only begin to scratch the surface of determining the talent who will best help the Eagles in...

Philadelphia Eagles LT Jason Peters Re-Tears Achilles, Has Second Surgery

The sense of security the Philadelphia Eagles felt about their offensive line was shaken up earlier this year when Pro Bowl LT Jason Peters tore his Achilles tendon. Peters had surgery to repair the injury and begin the long recovery process, which would likely take all of the 2012 season. Now comes word that Peters re-tore his Achilles recently and required a second surgery. The...

LB Kendricks, Eagles rookies get to work

It didn't take Mychal Kendricks long into his first practice to figure out exactly what his new coaches were trying to do. ''I think the whole thing here is to make us feel uncomfortable,'' the new Eagles linebacker said, ''to see how much we can handle in a short amount of time.'' Welcome to the NFL, rookie. Kendricks and 33 other rookies are...

Eagles OL tears Achilles again

Jason Peters tore his Achilles tendon for the second time this offseason after an accident in his home when a walker called a “roll-a-bout” broke due to his immense size.

Jason Peters: Eagles Tackle Ruptures Achilles Tendon Again

Some guys have all the luck and others, well, they hate those guys. Jason Peters fits firmly into the latter category right about now. Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters ruptured his right Achilles tendon a second time in a few weeks, but this time he was in his own home when it happened. The five-time Pro Bowler was using a Roll-A-Bout – which is essentially crutches...

Andy Reid says talks with LeSean McCoy are “heading in the right direction”

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid made an appearance on  97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia with The Mike Missanelli Show (via and was asked about running back LeSean McCoy’s contract situation. Reid made it clear that they’ll take care of McCoy and that he believes something good will happen in the end. “I take...

Report: Jason Peters ruptures his Achilles for a second time

Express-Times Photo MATT SMITH According to Derrick Gunn of, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters have ruptured his Achilles tendon for the second time this offseason. Peters ruptured his Achilles back in March and now after doing it for a second time, this will likely end his 2012 season before it even began. Peters ruptured it a second time while while...

Negotiations between Eagles, LeSean McCoy “still very productive”

Photo from According to Jeff McLane Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Eagles and the representatives for running back LeSean McCoy are “still very productive” in their dicussions towards getting a long-term deal done,  according to a source of his. “No one is frustrated at this point,” said McLane’s source. “It’s not like either side has stomped...

Jason Peters Suffers Setback; Will Require Another Surgery

Jason Peters of the Philadelphia Eagles has ruptured his Achilles' tendon for the 2nd time and will require another surgery to repair it. According to CSNPhilly‘s Derrick Gunn and other outlets, Jason Peters, who was recovering from surgery to repair his Achilles’ tendon has re-injured himself. The Pro Bowl Offensive tackle ruptured his Achilles in March while working out...

Giants Osi Umenyiora wishes Eagles RB LeSean McCoy “Happy Mother’s Day”

You aren’t officially apart of Twitter until you’re involved in some Twitter beef. Giants DE Osi Umenyiora joined the social networking site almost two weeks ago. He threw a shot at Eagles RB LeSean McCoy. This continues an ongoing beef that started months ago with McCoy calling Umenyiora “soft” and Umenyiora responded by referring to McCoy as [...]

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Tight End Depth Concerns & DeCastro Contract Episode

Season 2, Episode 108 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start by discussing what the hold up is in getting first round draft pick David DeCastro signed and wonder how long it will be until all first round draft picks get fully guaranteed contracts. Philadelphia Eagles lineman Jason Peters re-injured his surgically repaired Achilles tendon when the device he was...

TMZ Reports DeSean Jackson was Pulled Over on His Way to a Charity Event

TMZ has reported that on Saturday afternoon, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was pulled over on his way to his own charity event Friday morning. Sources told TMZ that Jackson was going to a Philadelphia church when a state trooper pulled him over. Apparently, Jackson was rudely treated by the trooper who may have recognized Jackson. The TMZ story states that Jackson...
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