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July 22 Foxsports.com
July 21 Arizona Republic
Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie might be the fastest player on the Arizona Cardinals roster, but he can’t out-run reports and speculation that he’ll be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for quarterback Kevin Kolb whenever a new collective bargaining agreement is reached. Finding a starting quarterback is the Cardinals top priority this off-season, and team officials know they will pay a premium if that quarterback is acquired via trade. Rodgers-Cromartie might be part of that premium.
July 22 Camden Courier-Post
Offensive guard Danny Watkins, the Eagles’ first-round pick, suspected earlier this week that NFL owners and their locked-out players were on the brink of an agreement. “I felt it was time to come out here,” said Watkins, who arrived at his suburban New Jersey home Wednesday after more than 48 hours of navigating a moving van from Texas along with his girlfriend and two golden retrievers. After a series of grueling workouts Thursday, the rookie looked ahead to working with new offensive line coach Howard Mudd and the rest of the Eagles’ coaching staff.
July 21 CSN Philly columnist Ray Didinger
July 21 CSN Philly
Juqua Parker has an extra motivator this season: an old familiar face. The Eagles’ defensive end has spent the last six years in Philadelphia, but for the first four years of his career, he was a Tennessee Titan. When the Eagles hired Jim Washburn, his former position coach with the Titans, Parker was pretty happy. “I’m very excited,” Parker said. “He used to be an old coach of mine for four years in Tennessee before I came here so I’m really looking forward to playing for him again.”
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