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Preseason Wk 3 matchup Browns vs. Eagles

By Chris DeSantis Well here we are in week three of the preseason. It’s a week that could be crucial for most teams. Last week the Philadelphia Eagles took a beating, so this week is especially critical for them. In comes the Cleveland Browns, who I like to refer to as “The Philadelphia Eagles of […]

Eagles to Visit with Draft Prospect Monroe Monday

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the team is going to have a visit with one of the biggest and best players on Monday that will be coming into the league via the 2009 NFL Draft: Virginia offensive tackle Eugene Monroe will make a pre-draft visit with the Eagles on Monday at the NovaCare Complex, a […]

Heckert Says Eagles Will Keep WR Reggie Brown

According to Eagles GM Tom Heckert, WR Reggie Brown will be on the team for 2009. Brown’s cheap $644,000 salary is really the only reason why he will still be an Eagle. He has dropped to No. 6 on the depth chart and won’t see many receptions this year compared to previous years as he […]

Heckert Says Team Likely Won’t Add a WR in Free Agency

Eagles general manager Tom Heckert tells Fox 29 the team likely won’t be adding a free agent receiver to Donovan McNabb’s arsenal. Heckert sat down with Anthony Gargano for an extensive interview on Thursday about the team’s plans. “It’s an easy out for everyone to say we need a wide receiver but we did get […]

Heckert Staying Put; Not Headed To Atlanta

Eagles general manager Tom Heckert will not be heading to Atlanta.  Heckert interviewed for the Falcons’ GM position last Monday, but owner Arthur Blank decided to hire Tom Dimitroff, who was the director of scouting for the New England Patriots.  At one point last week, the 40-year-old Heckert had been considered the front-runner for the […]

GM Heckert To Interview With Falcons

Eagles general manager Tom Heckert will interview for the same position with the Atlanta Falcons.  The 40-year-old Heckert will talk with Falcons owner Arthur Blanks on Monday.  Heckert has been with the Eagles since 2001 and became the GM in July 2006.  While he holds the title of general manager, all personnel decisions within the […]

Long Snapper Dorenbos Gets a Five-Year Deal

Long snapper Jon Dorenbos has been handed a new five-year extension.  He would have been an unrestricted free agent after the season, which concludes with the Bills matchup at home tomorrow.  “Jon has been a very good long snapper for us over the last year and a half,” Eagles general manager Tom Heckert said. “Good, […]