Jun 082011

Philadelphia Eagles news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Asomugha not high on Eagles’ wish list June 7 CBSSports.com: When the NFL lifts its lockout, one of the first free agents off the shelf will be Oakland cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha — with the expectation that the Philadelphia Eagles are [More…]

Sep 072010
Eagles boast a deep and dangerous receiving corps

September 7 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the first play of his first drive as the Eagles starter, Kevin Kolb hit DeSean Jackson in stride for 21 yards. On his second throw in that preseason game, he found Jeremy Maclin for 29. Welcome to the Eagles air attack, 2010 edition. Two plays after hitting Maclin, Kolb targeted [More…]

Avant streak ends, but not to worry

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Aug 162010
Avant streak ends, but not to worry

August 16 Camden Courier-Post “Sure-handed wideout Jason Avant made a most unusual request after Sunday morning’s practice. He tried to convince reporters that cornerback Joselio Hanson had stripped the ball away from him during a full-team, red-zone drill even though it appeared Avant dropped the pass. In essence, Avant asked for an incomplete pass to [More…]

Avant draws praise with deft moves

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Aug 112010
Avant draws praise with deft moves

August 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “When you’re a retired wide receiver, it’s the little things that sometimes count most. Mike Quick and Harold Carmichael, one an Eagles radio broadcaster and the other the team’s director of player development and alumni, are regular observers of practice. Carmichael, in fact, is at almost every one, helping out with [More…]

Avant gets punt-return opportunity

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Aug 092010
Avant gets punt-return opportunity

August 9 Camden Courier-Post “Jason Avant was returning punts during Sunday’s practices, which led to speculation that DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin would be limited in punt-returning duties this season. Special teams coordinator Bobby April said that’s not necessarily the case, even though protecting Jackson and Maclin is a concern for the Eagles. Jackson, of [More…]