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Former Eagles WR Terrell Owens Pathetic on Dr. Phil

So, I watched T.O.’s appearance on Dr. Phil on Tuesday. And it was just sad. It was sad seeing a man with little maturity and no sense of responsibility in the midst of ruining the lives four innocent children. Four children by four different women. You have to ask questions about the decision-making abilities of all involved, especially baby mamas 3 and 4, but in the end, it...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Thursday that they had come to terms with DE Vinny Curry, OT Dennis Kelly and WR Marvin McNutt. All 3 signed 4-year deals. The Philadelphia Eagles have now signed four of their nine 2012 draft picks., with LB Mychal Kendricks signing with the team on Tuesday.
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Spotlight: CB Brandon Boykin

In the 4th round of the 2012 draft, with the 123rd overall selection the Philadelphia Eagles picked Brandon Boykin, a 5-9, 182 corner from Georgia. Boykin is a tremendously versatile athlete and the Eagles were widely hailed for the selection, including the fact that the pickup was a tremendous value. NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks calls Boykin a “multidimensional weapon,” an intriguing...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Rookie LB Mychal Kendricks to 4-Year Deal

The signing of the 2012 draft picks began on Tuesday for the Philadelphia Eagles. LB Mychal Kendricks (5’11, 239) became the first member the Eagles 2012 rookie class to come to terms with the team. On Tuesday, the he signed a 4-year deal with the team. Kendricks was the 46th overall pick in last month’s draft. Head coach Andy Reid says that Kendricks will play as strongside...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Philadelphia Eagles WR T.O. to Face Baby Mama Drama on Dr. Phil

Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens is going to take his child support woes to a professional on Tuesday when he appears on the “Dr. Phil” show. The episode, billed “A Football Star’s Daddy Drama,” is described as follows on the show’s website: Terrell Owens is a six-time NFL pro-bowler and arguably one of the best wide receivers to play the game, but...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Short Film Chronicles Part of Eagles RB Chris Polk’s Path to the NFL

While the sport of football is itself great, it’s the stories of the men who play the game that intensify our connection to the game. “Before the Beginning with Chris Polk” is a 20-minute film from Athlete Interactive that chronicles the University of Washington running back’s preparation for the Combine, both physically and emotionally. Another short film should be made...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Philly Sports Muse Takes The Broad Street Line: Talking Philadelphia Eagles Offseason, the Draft, and the 2012 Season

So much to talk about about the Philadelphia Eagles draft selections in 2012, it’s hard to keep it to just writing. On Tuesday, I visited my friends Roy Burton and Kris Dominigo on The Broad Street Line podcast to talk all things Eagles. We discussed the Asante Samuel trade, spoke extensively about the draft, and talked about what it all means for the Eagles season in 2012. In...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign OT Thomas Welch

Thomas Welch The injury of Pro Bowl LT Jason Peters highlighted just how little wiggle room the Eagles had on their offensive line. After making additions via the draft and the signing of undrafted free agents, Philadelphia made yet another move on Friday by claiming OT Thomas Welch off of waivers from the St. Louis Rams. The 24-year old Welch (6-6, 300) played in 8 games in the...
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May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

“I Love Watching Film and I Love Getting Better”: Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Spotlight on QB Nick Foles

Nick Foles Nick Foles, quarterback from Arizona, as heir apparent to Mike Vick? As a 3rd round selection for the Philadelphia Eagles, it’s not likely. And according to Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, it’s not the plan at all. Reid calls Mike Vick a “young” 32 due his time out of the game, so is more committed than ever to his starting quarterback. With the selection...
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May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Save the Date: 2012 Eagles Training Camp Dates Announced

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...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Received Cap Room Credit from Eagles QB Mike Vick

Here’s an interesting nugget of information. The Atlanta Falcons cap numbers in 2012 included $3 million in cap room credit  from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Vick’s settling of debt with the team.Vick owed the Falcons money from a signing bonus received in 2007. The credit ends a salary cap grievance by the Falcons against Vick. Atlanta was his biggest creditor in the...
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

“It’s Going to be Fun”: Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Spotlight on LB Mychal Kendricks

Mychal Kendricks being interviewed by 6 ABC's Jamie Apody California LB Mychal Kendricks was the 2nd pickup by the Eagles in the 2012 draft, the 46th overall selection. By all accounts, he should have an immediate impact on Philadelphia’s defense. Head coach Andy Reid said the following about Kendricks: Mychal Kendricks is an outside linebacker from Cal. We took him with our...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Vince Young Heads to Buffalo in Search of a J-O-B

Free agent Vince Young is looking for a job after not being re-signed by the Philadelphia Eagles after spending the 2011 season with the team. As far as Young is concerned, it’s because Andy Reid feels he’s too talented to be just a backup. Bless his heart. Young has received his first call from a potential suitor via the Buffalo Bills, who Young will work out for on Wednesday...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Fan Turned Eagles Player: Rookie Spotlight on DE Vinny Curry

Image via CSNPhilly I’m a sucker for a good story. Who isn’t? So did you hear about the one about the Jersey boy who grew up a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, only to ultimately get drafted by his favorite team? That’s the story of Eagles 2nd draft pick DE Vinny Curry (6’3, 266) from Marshall. How can you not love it? Part of the wonder of the draft is the fact that...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Get Back to Basics in 2012 Draft

The 2012 NFL Draft is over and done with and Eagles fans can finally exhale and say something we haven’t been able to say in quite a while: “That was a good draft.” Here is a recap of the picks: 1  (12th overall): DT Fletcher Cox – 6-4, 298 – Mississippi State 2 (46th overall) : LB Mychal Kendricks – 5-11, 240 – Cal 2 (59th overall) : DE Vinny Curry – 6-3, 266 ...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Add 13 Undrafted Free Agents

It was a busy week for the Philadelphia Eagles, to say the very least. After selecting 9 players via the NFL draft, which concluded on Saturday, the team assessed the field of undrafted talented and added 13 additional players to its roster on Sunday. The additions include a punter, long snapper, a tight end, a corner, a safety, two full backs, one running back, and five wideouts...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Follow the Newest Members of the Philadelphia Eagles on Twitter

One of the first things I do upon learning of each draft pick by the Eagles is to find them on Twitter and add them to my “Eagles Team” list. Loving both football and Twitter comes in quite handy sometimes. The social media component may not be the first thought for everyone, so for those who are catching up, I’m going to make it very easy for you. Below is a list of the Twitter...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

It’s In the Books: Philadelphia Eagles Day 3 Draft Recap

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the 2012 NFL Draft is in the books. The Philadelphia Eagles continued to make smart moves on Day 3, more heavily addressing needs on the offensive side of the ball than on days 1 and 2. Here’s look at the newest additions to the Eagles squad. Brandon Boykin, CB, Georgia (5’9, 182) -  4th round, 123rd overall pick A lot of excitement with this pack–great...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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Eagles to retire Dawkins' number

The Eagles have announced that they will retire Brian Dawkins' No. 20 jersey during a home game next season. Dawkins will be the eighth Eagle to have his number retired.

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April 28, 2012  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Eagles Continue to Load Up on Defense, Add a QB in Day 2 of Draft

Image via Examiner.com The Philadelphia Eagles continued to add to ammunition to their defense in Day 2 of the NFL draft, and in Round 3 began to think about life after Vick by after drafting a QB. After selecting ILB Mychal Kendricks with the 46th overall pick, Philadelphia continued to stack the defense by picking up Marshall  DE Vinny Curry with the 59th overall selection. Curry...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Take Mychal Kendricks with 46th Overall Pick

The Philadelphia Eagles further addressed the need for help up the middle by selecting California ILB Mychal Kendricks (5’11, 239)  with the 14th pick in the 2nd round (46th overall). In the analysis of Kendricks on NFL.com, he is described as He is a very solid tackler who punishes running backs when he fills the gap on inside runs. National Football Post outlined Kendricks as...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Day Two: Possible Targets for the Philadelphia Eagles

After a successful Round One of the NFL Draft with picking up DT Fletcher Cox, the Philadelphia Eagles have 3 picks in Day 2 of the Draft. Round       Overall         Notes 2                  46                   own selection 2                  51                   from Arizona 3                 ...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Tweet of the Week: How’s About A Follow, Mike Vick?

Time for something that’s been on a bit of a hiatus–the Eagles Tweet of the Week. What better time to highlight tweets of Eagles players then when they have the opportunity to welcome a new member to their team? The Twitter arms were outstretched to welcome new teammate Fletcher Cox, the  21-year old DT acquired by the Eagles in the 1st round of the 2012 draft. Evan Mathis served...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Reid and Jim Washburn Have High Praise for Eagles’ #12 Pick Fletcher Cox

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger said that of all of the defensive linemen in this year’s draft, DT Fletcher Cox was the best. That’s high praise. And there was a lot more of it from inside of the Eagles organization. In the lead up to the draft, Cox was described universally as a tremendous athlete. At 6’4, 298 lbs, he ran the 40 in 4.79, amazing speed for a player...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox: “I Play at 100 Miles an Hour”

Fletcher Cox with his new Eagles jersey. Photo via the Clarion Ledger Fletcher Cox is waking up to his first morning as a Philadelphia Eagle. And he couldn’t be more excited about his new team and new life as a player in the National Football League. The 21-year old Yazoo City, Mississippi native rejoins Jamar Chaney in Philadelphia, with whom Cox played his freshman year at Mississippi...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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