Sep 032010
 
Eagles cut 10, put DE Victor Abiamiri on PUP list

by Justin Adkins The Eagles have begun shaping their roster as the deadline for getting down to the final 53 approaches this Saturday. Today the Eagles released 10 players:  cornerback Geoff Pope, recently acquired defensive end Pannell Egboh, defensive tackle Boo Robinson, cornerback David Pender, wide receiver Dobson Collins, tight end Nate Lawrie, offensive tackle [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Eagles trade 6th round pick for Cardinals OG Reggie Wells

by Justin Adkins The Stacy Andrews Era is probably over. The Eagles have acquired veteran guard Reggie Wells from the Arizona Cardinals in exchance for a 2011 sixth round draft pick. The Eagles have been unhappy with the right guard situation all camp long, with Andrews never stepping up to claim the job (nor live [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Phillies have playoff pieces in place

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen “YEARS AGO, somebody suggested that the San Francisco Giants should replace the playing surface at Candlestick Park with paper. Punch line: Because the Giants always look better on paper. Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has been preaching all year that nothing happens automatically, that all the talent in the [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Phillies weighing options for second starter in Monday's doubleheader

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News “The Phillies face a predicament in choosing their second starter for Monday’s doubleheader against the Marlins. The recently signed Nate Robertson, a veteran with 187 big-league starts, tossed six scoreless innings for Triple A Lehigh Valley against Pawtucket Tuesday night and is in position to face his old teammates from [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Phillies erupt for nine runs in seventh inning in wild win over Rockies

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News “Shortly after the credits rolled, leaving the audience staring in stunned contemplation at the 4-hour epic they had just witnessed, Ben Francisco dressed quietly at his locker in preparation for the late-night flight back to Philadelphia. On a night when the stars took center stage, where the Chase Utleys and [More…]

Sep 032010
 
For some Eagles, final preseason game was chance to show they belong

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood “IF I WERE a fan, I don’t think I would’ve paid $10 to attend last night’s preseason finale between the Eagles and the New York Jets. But the generally held belief that this game is meaningless is probably the farthest thing from the truth. Yes, the starters were [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Coleman's two touchdowns the only highlight from Eagles preseason loss to Jets

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News “TWICE, KURT COLEMAN was just kinda standing there, minding his own business, and, hey – a football! Coleman is a seventh-round rookie from Ohio State whose hard-hitting style and special-teams savvy probably had earned him an Eagles roster spot even before his scintillating two-touchdown first half in last night’s preseason [More…]

Sep 032010
 
Eagles running backs benefit from Staley's expertise

September 3 Philadelphia Inquirer “On a scorching-hot weekday morning at Eagles training camp, retired running back Duce Staley was flanked by a half-dozen active running backs at Lehigh University. The temperature was boiling over into the low 90s – humid enough to warrant a lighter workout in the second of two-a-day practices that afternoon. But [More…]