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President Joe Banner Steps Down as Eagles President

Eagles team president Joe Banner is stepping aside from the team’s day-to-day operations and taking on an advisory role. Banner will be succeeded as president by chief operating officer Don Smolenski. Both Banner and owner Jeffery Lurie said it was a mutual decision, disputing any suggestion that Banner was pushed out in a power struggle […]

Do You Care Who Runs the Show for the Eagles?

There has been a lot of talk the past week about the decision making in the Eagles organization. Guys like Andy Reid, Jeff Lurie, Joe Banner, and Howie Roseman all have decision making power, but there has been some question as to who gets to make the final calls. I’m sure they would all love […]

Eagles President Banner Says Team Has Best Roster in the League

There’s no question about the pressure being put on the Eagles this season in terms of expectations, but Joe Banner, Eagles president, is throwing it out there in today’s Philly Inquirer that the Eagles have from top to bottom the best roster in the ENTIRE LEAGUE: “I feel this year we have the best roster […]

Restructured Deal for McNabb Done

The rumored raise for QB Donovan McNabb is finally done. McNabb and the Eagles have agreed to restructure the final two years of his contract. McNabb’s new deal is worth $24.5 million over the next two seasons, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The report says that a “significant” portion of […]

The Great Eagles Irony

IRON-Y EAGLES The numbers are serious: 97 wins, 10 playoff victories, 61% winning percentage, 7 trips to the post-season, 5 division titles, 5 NFC Championship Game appearances, 1 trip to the Super Bowl. These are the attributes of your Philadelphia Eagles under the current 10-year regime of Jeffrey Lurie, Joe Banner and Andy Reid. Conversely, […]

McNabb Feels a Significant Guarantee Would Make Sure He’s the Starter

Today’s Philadelphia Daily News talks about the team and Donovan McNabb’s status. Word is McNabb seems to think that a “significant guarantee” would make sure that he’s the starter for the future. Here is the story from today’s paper: Joe Banner would not discuss Donovan McNabb’s situation, even to confirm or deny that he might […]

Reid Likely to Be Back with Eagles in 09

From: Philadelphia Daily News All available evidence suggests that Philaldephia Eagles president Joe Banner and team owner Jeffrey Lurie have no intention of replacing Andy Reid, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. If you are industrious enough, you can still dig up enough stats from earlier in the decade to layer in with what’s happening […]

Andrews Return To Camp Probable

Philadelphia Eagles guard Shawn Andrews, who has missed training camp due to suffering from depression, according to Bob Brookover and Tim Panaccio of, is expected to make his first appearance at camp Sunday; however, head coach Andy Reid isn’t going to automatically insert Andrews into the Eagles’ starting lineup.  As previously mentioned, Andrews missed all […]