Dec 172010
Eagles Runaround: 12.17.10; DeSean, Harbor, Graham, more...

December 17: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… DeSean Jackson scoffs at critics, says he’s an entertainer   December 17 Philadelphia Daily News: DeSean Jackson practiced yesterday depends on how you define “practice.” Officially, Jackson didn’t work 11-on-11, so he went down on the Eagles’ report to the NFL as not having [More…]

Nov 282010
Eagles Runaround: 11.28.10; Samuel OUT, Graham, Hobbs, more...

November 28: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Eagles’ Samuel out for Bears game November 28 Philadelphia Inquirer: “To no one’s surprise, Asante Samuel did not make the trip here for the Eagles‘ game against the Bears on Sunday. The cornerback was listed as questionable on Friday’s official injury report with a [More…]

Nov 032010
Eagles Runaround: 11.03.10; DeSean, Justice, Graham, more...

November 3: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… DeSean Jackson to practice after visit to neurologist November 3 Philadelphia Daily News: “Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he saw independent neurologist Dr. William Welch yesterday and that he will practice today. Jackson did not say whether Welch gave him final clearance to [More…]

Oct 212010
Eagles' Graham proves effective in tight-end coverage

October 21 Philadelphia Daily News: “The Eagles unveiled a new, secret weapon last Sunday in their never-ending quest to cover opposing tight ends: Brandon Graham. The first-round rookie defensive end confirmed yesterday that he had short-range responsibility on Atlanta’s Tony Gonzalez “with help over the top.” Gonzalez, targeted seven times, caught just three passes for [More…]

Oct 092010
Reid reveals 3 lineup changes on defense; Graham out, Parker in

October 9 Camden Courier-Post: “The Eagles defense you’ll see Sunday night on national television against the 49ers isn’t the one you’ve seen for the first four games. Asante Samuel didn’t travel with the team Friday on its flight to the Bay Area after a setback in his concussion recovery forced the team to nix the [More…]

Oct 022010
Parker hardly playing like a man demoted

October 2 Camden Courier-Post: “The demotion that didn’t become a hot topic among bar patrons and sports-talk radio callers when the announcement came down four weeks ago is suddenly worth reflection. Time didn’t stand still when the Eagles bumped left defensive end Juqua Parker down the depth chart and replaced him with rookie Brandon Graham, [More…]

Eagles eager to fix defense woes

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Sep 262010
Eagles eager to fix defense woes

September 26 Camden Courier-Post: “Not even two months ago, when the Eagles were still in building mode on the steamy fields at Lehigh, the remade defense seemed to steal the daily headline away from quarterback Kevin Kolb and the “Generation Next” offense. Observed was the quick burst off scrimmage from defensive end Brandon Graham and [More…]

Sep 232010
First sack, first injury for Eagles' rookie Graham

September 23 Philadelphia Daily News: “Brandon Graham was running down a screen (didn’t Tom Petty sing about that?) when he landed funny, hitting the ground just under his shoulder and above the back of his ribcage. “It spasmed all my muscles up here,” he said, pointing to his upper back and shoulder. Until that moment, [More…]