Aug 212010
Phils prospect Gillies faces cocaine charge

August 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies, one of the three players acquired in the Cliff Lee trade this past off-season, was arrested early Friday for cocaine possession stemming from a June incident in Clearwater, Fla. Gillies, 21, was arrested by Pinellas County Sheriff’s Officers at 1:48 a.m. Friday, according to a spokeswoman. The [More…]

Aug 212010
Rollins return a boost on the bases for Phillies

August 21 Wilmington News Journal “More than one-third of Jimmy Rollins’ season total of stolen bases have come in his last eight games. That’s both a good thing and a bad thing for the Phillies. The downside is that Rollins has just 14 steals through Thursday. That’s well below his career average of 38 per [More…]

Aug 212010
Pencil in undrafted Austin Howard as one of Eagles' offensive linemen

August 21 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch “Very few NFL teams buy their offensive tackles at Kmart anymore. Peruse the league’s depth charts and you’ll find that most of the starters at that position are high-round blue bloods. Of the 32 Week 1 starting tackles in the NFC last season, 25 were selected in the [More…]

Aug 212010
Former Eagle Shawn Andrews joins the Giants

August 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “Shawn Andrews became the second former Pro Bowl Eagle in five months to move on to a team within the division when the offensive lineman signed a six-year contract with the New York Giants early Friday morning. This time, however, the move was not of the Eagles‘ doing – or at [More…]

Aug 212010
Eagles offense sputters in a 22-9 loss

August 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “The Red Zone derailed the Eagles yet again Friday night. The first-team offense moved the ball well for the second straight week – until it got inside the Bengals’ 30-yard line – and the Bengals beat the Eagles, 22-9. The loss evened the Eagles’ preseason record to 1-1. “If you have [More…]

Eagles’ Defense earning its stripes

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Aug 212010
Eagles' Defense earning its stripes

August 21 Camden Courier-Post “The Eagles’ best pass catchers played on the wrong side of scrimmage in Friday night’s 22-9 preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Interceptions by defensive backs Dimitri Patterson and Quintin Mikell set up two David Akers field goals and helped the Eagles overcome Jeremy Maclin’s fumble, a slew of penalties and [More…]