Rookie QB draws highest praise

 Posted by at 4:52 pm
Jul 302010
 
Rookie QB draws highest praise

July 29 delawareonline.com BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick were given the morning off, leaving rookie quarterback Mike Kafka with all the snaps Thursday morning for the fifth and final practice of rookie/selected veteran camp. Afterward, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg showered the rookie from Northwestern with the highest praise possible, specifically regarding Kafka’s [More…]

Phils should have just kept Cliff Lee

 Posted by at 11:21 am
Jul 302010
 
Phils should have just kept Cliff Lee

July 30 Philadelphia Daily Newscolumnist Paul Hagen “IT’S ALL RIGHT to be unhappy with the trade that sent Cliff Lee packing last December. There were good, sound arguments for pairing him with Roy Halladay at the top of the Phillies rotation and going all in to try to win a second world championship in 3 [More…]

Jul 302010
 
Moyer's season is over, but he says not his career

July 30 Philadelphia Daily News “Jamie Moyer admits his 2010 season is pretty much over. But if you think he is calling it a career, you haven’t paid attention to his first 24 seasons in the big leagues. A visit to renowned surgeon Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles on Wednesday confirmed what the veteran [More…]

A tough day for departing Happ

 Posted by at 11:12 am
Jul 302010
 
A tough day for departing Happ

 July 30 Philadelphia Inquirer  “Early in the afternoon, J.A. Happ walked out of the Phillies‘ dugout in his red shirt and blue shorts. He started running sprints on the right-field warning track until Rich Dubee came up and put his arm around Happ. He had a feeling when he drove into the players’ parking lot [More…]

Jul 302010
 
Phillies' Domonic Brown rides the bench a day after sparkling debut

July 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “As he sat in the dugout before Thursday’s game against Arizona, Phillies rookie Domonic Brown was still riding the high he got from Wednesday’s impressive major-league debut. But he had plenty of time to come back to earth, because he was not in the starting lineup. With the Phillies facing lefthander [More…]

Eagles veterans report to camp

 Posted by at 11:03 am
Jul 302010
 
Eagles veterans report to camp

July 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “Donovan McNabb said it. Brian Dawkins said it. Year after year, decade after decade, NFL players land at training camp and make bold proclamations about winning a Super Bowl or bust. Of course, only one team will make good on such a declaration. But there was tight end Brent Celek, the [More…]

Eagles expect great things

 Posted by at 10:58 am
Jul 302010
 
Eagles expect great things

July 30 Camden Courier-Post “The average age of the Eagles’ roster has tumbled into the lower 20s, but expectations haven’t changed. At least not for tight end Brent Celek, who reported to camp Thursday with the rest of the “veterans” and insisted the mission hadn’t changed with the men. “If I didn’t think we could [More…]