Aug 112010
 
Eagles Training Camp Report and Game Preview: Wed. AM practice, 08.11.10

by Mike Prince Eagles rookies prepare for first preseason game Bethlehem, Pa — Several weeks ago, Nate Allen couldn’t wait to get to Lehigh for training camp. And now, after nearly three full weeks of proving that Andy Reid made the right decision in drafting the safety out of South Florida with the 37th overall [More…]

Aug 112010
 
Bastardo's detoured path winds back to Phillies

August 11 Philadelphia Daily News “At the onset of the season, the Phillies thought Antonio Bastardo had the potential to work his way toward the back of their bullpen, his explosive fastball and improving slider the type of pitches that coaches look for in late-innings relievers. Well, they still feel that way, as evidenced by [More…]

Brown could be sent down

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Aug 112010
 
Brown could be sent down

August 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “When the Phillies brought Domonic Brown to the majors on July 28, the top prospect arrived with great expectations, not temporary ones. Charlie Manuel said he would ease Brown into the regular lineup with hopes of helping his development into an everyday player, a role Brown will likely fill in 2011. [More…]

Aug 112010
 
Good situation for Eagles backup QB Kafka

August 11 Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood “If Mike Kafka really wants to understand the benefits of being the backup quarterback for the Eagles, he should call Koy Detmer and A.J. Feeley. Detmer was drafted in 1997 by the Eagles and lasted with the team through the 2006 preseason. Despite having a primary role as [More…]

Aug 112010
 
Eagles' Maclin on Jackson: 'We're still cool'

August 11 Philadelphia Daily News “Wideouts are pro football’s divas, and Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson seemed to be having some sort of minor spat toward the end of yesterday’s morning practice. Maclin was speaking animatedly and Jackson was shaking his head. They walked off the field together, apparently having patched it up. Jackson still [More…]

Aug 112010
 
Eagles' Tapp making presence felt on D-line

August 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “When the Eagles acquired Darryl Tapp in a March trade, the former Seahawk was seen as a quick and versatile defensive end who could harass quarterbacks. But the rapid rise of Brandon Graham and strong training camp showing by Trevor Laws has made Tapp something of an afterthought so far in [More…]

Avant draws praise with deft moves

 Posted by at 11:14 am
Aug 112010
 
Avant draws praise with deft moves

August 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “When you’re a retired wide receiver, it’s the little things that sometimes count most. Mike Quick and Harold Carmichael, one an Eagles radio broadcaster and the other the team’s director of player development and alumni, are regular observers of practice. Carmichael, in fact, is at almost every one, helping out with [More…]