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Eagles to Let TE Smith Walk Out the Door?

Looks like the Eagles likely won’t be bringing back TE L.J. Smith, as the team is going to take a look at TE’s in the upcoming scouting combine. Here is the tidbit from the Philadelphia Daily News: The Eagles will be scrutinizing the tight-end crop at next weekend’s scouting combine in Indianapolis. They have no […]

WR Curtis Probable; Should Play Monday Night

From: Yahoo! Sports Eagles wide receiver Kevin Curtis practiced fully on Friday and is probable for Monday night’s home game against the Cleveland Browns. Curtis had suffered a concussion in last weekend’s game against the New York Giants. Running back Brian Westbrook and tight end L.J. Smith also practiced Friday and are listed as probable […]

Eagles: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Harv is MIA so I’ve got both the O and D this week. I suspect he has elected to hide under his bed until Westbrook starts playing again. The D pulled off a wallstreet bailout with a solid plan and then the offense summarily voted it down with some unenthusiastic efforts. THE O GOOD — […]

Can the Eagles Compete in the NFC East?

Training camp is almost here and its time to take a look at the season ahead; particularly the competition in the NFC East. Several teams have made some key off-season additions. Let’s look at them team by team. Dallas Cowboys – (13-3 in 2007) The Dallas Cowboys didn’t go crazy this year, but did add […]

Five Question Marks Facing The Offense

As the July 21st opening of training camp approaches and the offseason comes to an end, we pretty much know all the major pieces that we will see lining up for our Eagles come opening day. We can now start to analyze the line up and figure out the question marks facing Big Red for […]

Eagles Officially Re-Sign Smith

The Eagles officially re-signed tight end L.J. Smith Wednesday.  Back in February, the team placed the franchise tag on Smith and yesterday he signed the one-year tender.  Smith will make about four-and-a-half-million dollars, which is the average of the top-five tight ends in the NFL.  The 27-year-old, who was hampered by injuries, had 22 catches […]

Celek Has Surgery; Birds Sign Three Others to Multi-Year Deals

Eagles tight end Brent Celek had surgery today to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.  Celek played in all 16 games this season, catching 16 passes for 178 yards and one score.  He may be called on a heck of a lot more in 2008 if L.J. Smith moves elsewhere.  There is no […]

Eagles Resume Practice for Sunday’s Finale

The Eagles begin their final week of practice today as they prepare for their season finale against the Bills Sunday at the Linc.  The team has a few injuries to deal with.  Veteran safety Brian Dawkins left last Sunday?s game against the Saints with a sprained foot, and linebacker Omar Gaither is day-to-day with a […]