MRI reveals mild strain for Rollins

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Sep 132010
 
MRI reveals mild strain for Rollins

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “An MRI exam has revealed a mild hamstring strain for Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. He remains day-to-day and is expected to rejoin the team in Florida tomorrow. Rollins was hurt Wednesday night against Florida running between first and second and has not played since. He was with the Phillies in New [More…]

Sep 132010
 
Valdez has been valuable for Phillies

September 13 Philadelphia Daily News: “The less Jimmy Rollins plays, the more Charlie Manuel appreciates utility man Wilson Valdez. “Valdez might be our MVP,” Manuel said. Hyperbolic, sure, what with an 18-game winner in his rotation and an RBI-and-home run-machine hitting cleanup, but, without Valdez, Manuel would have found himself without a viable option at [More…]

Oswalt hurls a gem; Phils blank Mets

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Sep 132010
 
Oswalt hurls a gem; Phils blank Mets

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Whether it’s sports-talk radio or blogs or tweets or even those quaint old things called newspapers, there hasn’t been much griping from Phillies fans lately about the loss of Cliff Lee. It seems Bob from Bridesburg has been quieted by Roy from Houston. Each time Roy Oswalt takes the mound for [More…]

Sep 132010
 
Eagles Sign FB Schmitt, Promote Mills

September 13 philadelphiaeagles.com: With All-Pro fullback Leonard Weaver lost for the season due to a torn ACL, the Eagles have signed free agent fullback Owen Schmitt to a contract, according to head coach Andy Reid on his radio show Monday night. The Eagles also promoted practice squad tight end Garrett Mills to the active roster [More…]

Sep 132010
 
Reid says Kolb is still the number one quarterback but Vick may start Sunday

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Andy Reid moved to squash any quarterback controversy Monday, saying “Kevin Kolb’s the number one quarterback.” Reid said Michael Vick’s comments about perhaps having a chance to win if he had played four quarters, were not meant as a slight of Kolb. “He was really saying that he kind of ran [More…]

Sep 132010
 
NFLPA: Eagles acted "appropriately" with Kolb, Bradley

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Eagles acted appropriately when it came to evaluating quarterback Kevin Kolb and linebacker Stewart Bradley and their concussions Sunday, according to the top doctor for the players’ union. Thom Mayer, the NFL Players Association’s medical director, said he came to that conclusion after an NFL doctor spoke to the Eagles [More…]

Sep 132010
 
Eagles should have their heads examined for allowing Bradley back on field

September 13 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Rich Hofmann: “WHEN STEWART BRADLEY got to his feet after going headfirst into teammate Ernie Sims’ knee, he immediately staggered and fell back to the turf at Lincoln Financial Field. Who on the Eagles‘ sideline saw this happen? The Eagles would not answer the question yesterday afternoon, hours after both [More…]

Offensive linemen make no excuses

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Sep 132010
 
Offensive linemen make no excuses

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer “After that last offensive play, when the Eagles were driving and somehow still had a shot – fourth and one, Michael Vick at the controls – there were no alibis from the offensive line. “That definitely wasn’t Vick’s fault,” offensive tackle Winston Justice said after the 27-20 loss to Green Bay [More…]