Sep 172010
 
Why not to start Halladay in NLDS Game 1

September 17 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen: “If Charlie Manuel is reading this, he might want to stop right now. After all, the Phillies‘ manager rightly doesn’t like to look ahead, preferring to simply focus on the game at hand. But what the hell? We’re going to look all the way ahead to setting up [More…]

Sep 172010
 
Source: Eagles, Cowboys approve NFLPA move to decertify as union

September 17 ESPN.com: “Two more teams have voted unanimously to authorize the NFL Players Association to decertify as a union, if it is deemed necessary next March when the current labor agreement expires, according to a union source. The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys joined the New Orleans Saints in the approval process, according to [More…]

Sep 172010
 
Eagles tackling ways to improve kickoff coverage

September 17 Philadelphia Daily News: “The thing about kick coverage is, you can’t really practice it. Well, you can, sort of, by having guys jog toward one another and then directing one guy this way or that, but in the NFL, nobody lines up players and runs them into one another at full speed in [More…]

Sep 172010
 
Eagles' Graham still looking for first sack, tackle

September 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Brandon Graham is going home this week, but he might be playing in an unfamiliar place. Graham expects to have more than 100 family members and friends inside Ford Field on Sunday when the Eagles play the Lions in Detroit, Graham’s hometown. Hoping to rack up his first NFL sack in [More…]

Sep 172010
 
Eagles' Sims fired up to face old team

September 17 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford: “Motivation is not a problem for Eagles linebacker Ernie Sims. He can whip himself into a dangerous, speeding projectile during any given practice for the slightest of reason. It doesn’t take much. In training camp, Sims had difficulty sorting out the difference between the contact and the noncontact drills, [More…]

Sep 172010
 
Kolb, Bradley Officially Out; Vicks Says He's Ready

September 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Quarterback Kevin Kolb and linebacker Stewart Bradley did not practice Friday and are both listed as out for Sunday’s game against Detroit, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Both players had left the facility before practice began. “They feel really great,” Reid said of Bradley and Kolb. Reid said they have shown [More…]

Sep 172010
 
76ers are a perfect fit in deal that could send Melo to the Nets

76ers forward Andre Iguodala September 16 CBSSports.com: “One month after Carmelo Anthony’s high-powered team of advisers first began pressuring the Denver Nuggets to trade him, the superstar scorer has not wavered in his desire to be dealt, multiple sources told CBSSports.com. “There’s no sign of reconsideration on Carmelo’s part, despite what [Denver] has publicly said,” [More…]