Jun 302011
Vince Young

Could the Eagles add another turd QB in Vince Young?

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Report: Eagles will show “strong interest” in Ike Taylor

June 30 Pro Football Talk:

The Eagles are popularly linked to Nnamdi Asomugha in free agency speculation, but they may be eyeballing an in-state cornerback option instead.  Citing multiple sources, Adam Caplan of FOXSports.com reports that the Eagles “will show strong interest” in free agent Ike Taylor when the lockout ends. Taylor, of course, has spent the first eight years of his career with Pittsburgh.

Could Vince Young be the Birds’ backup?

June 30 CSN Philly:

If Kevin Kolb is traded before the NFL season begins (whenever that may be), the Eagles will be in need of another backup alongside Mike Kafka.  And if Andy Reid and co. want to make another splash like they did with Michael Vick, NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan suggested they sign a player similar to Vick: former Titans first-round pick Vince Young.”

NFL owners, players will rejoin Goodell, Smith in labor talks

June 30 NFL.com:

Legal teams for the NFL and players have met for three days at a Minneapolis-area law firm under the auspices of U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan, marking the first time that owners and players haven’t been involved in the clandestine talks.  But owners and players will return to the proceedings Thursday.

Secret phone call dampens CBA hopes

June 30 Foxsports.com columnist Jay Glazer:

The night before delivering a joint message to NFL rookies with commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith held an under-the-radar conference call Tuesday to update many of the league’s most prolific stars on the status of labor negotiations, FOXSports.com has learned.  Perhaps the most important thing to emerge from the talks so far was this: While saying he was optimistic because the two sides were continuing to negotiate, Smith painted a different picture than that of a collective bargaining agreement being reached as soon as this weekend.

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