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Category: ‘2011 NFL Draft’

Philadelphia Eagles Release Guard Danny Watkins, 2011 First Round Pick Wasted
August 31st, 2013 at 11:30 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles first round pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, offensive guard Danny Watkins, was released earlier today as the team trimmed the roster down to the final 53 players. Watkins struggled with both Andy Reid and Chip Kelly's systems.  His release shows just how big that struggle was with...

Safety Nate Allen Injures Hamstring, May Miss Monday Nights’s Game
November 3rd, 2012 at 1:29 PM
Third year safety Nate Allen injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday.  Allen then did not participate in practice on Friday, leaving his status for Monday night's Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints showdown in jeopardy.  He has not been ruled out yet for the game, but playing in the...

Philadelphia Eagles Release S Jaiquawn Jarrett and Sign WR Mardy Gilyard
September 11th, 2012 at 5:17 PM
News has come out of Philadelphia today that the Eagles have released 2011 second round draft pick Jaiquawn Jarrett.  The release of Jarrett makes room for the Eagles to sign wide receiver Mardy Gilyard.  Gilyard played well for the Eagles throughout the preseason, but was released during final cuts.   ***PHOTO1*** After...

Philadelphia Eagles Name Akeem Jordan Starting Weakside Linebacker
August 29th, 2012 at 12:12 PM
***PHOTO1***Earlier this week the Philadelphia Eagles named Akeem Jordan the starting "Will" or weakside linebacker.  Jordan had not been getting much attention from the media throughout the position battle, but he must have gotten the attention of the coaching staff.  Akeem was in competition with Brian Rolle for the position....

LeSean McCoy and Dion Lewis Ready to Be Next Dynamic Duo
August 17th, 2012 at 5:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** LeSean "Shady" McCoy carried the load for the Eagles in 2011.  Despite the Eagles offensive woes, LeSean played consistently and established himself as a premiere running back in the NFL.  McCoy carried the ball 273 times last year.  In 2011 Eagles backup running back Dion Lewis was a 5'8" rookie running back...

Eagles DB Curtis Marsh Heading into Second Training Camp
July 25th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1***With Eagles’ veterans reporting today it is an exciting time for the organization and its committed fans.  Now is the time when starters refine their technique and work the rust off, while younger players look to prove themselves and gain valuable experience.           Second year Utah State cornerback...

What Positions Do the Philadelphia Eagles Need to Target in the 2012 NFL Draft?
April 21st, 2012 at 6:38 PM
The NFL Draft is just under a week away as the first round will begin on Thursday evening. The Philadelphia Eagles will select 15th overall, pending any trades involving the team. With a 4-8 start to the season, there are clearly many holes this team needs to fill in order...

Are the Philadelphia Eagles’ Rookie Kickers Ready?
August 10th, 2011 at 3:20 PM
Despite all of the hype coming out of the Philadelphia Eagles' camp this off-season after some of their high-profile moves, there still are question marks heading into the season. In 2011, the Eagles will enter the season with two rookies holding down their kicking game. With David Akers leaving Philadelphia...

Three Reasons to Be Excited for the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles
August 7th, 2011 at 5:51 PM
The 2011 season is quickly becoming one of the most highly-anticipated seasons in recent Philadelphia Eagles history. This off-season has the feel of the 2004 off-season when the Eagles went out and brought in Jevon Kearse and Terrell Owens. It's only the first week of August and no pre-season games...

Danny Watkins on His Unusual First Day at Training Camp
August 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 PM
***PHOTO1***The Philadelphia Eagles' first-round pick Danny Watkins might have signed with the team and arrived at Training Camp in Lehigh just in time. As Eagles 101 reported earlier, defensive tackle Mike Patterson collapsed to the ground due to a seizure during practice today, and Watkins did what he has been...

One Holdout Down as Danny Watkins Comes to Terms with the Philadelphia Eagles
August 1st, 2011 at 8:23 PM
***PHOTO1***One holdout down and one more to go as first-round pick Danny Watkins came to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles today. 610 WIP's Howard Eskin reports that the deal, which is worth $7.9 million dollars, is a four-year deal with three years of guaranteed money. The fourth year was the...

Danny Watkins and the Philadelphia Eagles Still Have No Deal in Place
July 31st, 2011 at 7:24 PM
***PHOTO1***The Philadelphia Eagles still have not come to terms on a deal with their first-round draft pick Danny Watkins, who was taken 23rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Watkins has now missed six practices so far at Lehigh University, and without OTAs or minicamps this off-season due to the NFL...

Not Surprisingly, David Akers’ Career as a Philadelphia Eagle is Now Over
July 25th, 2011 at 11:54 PM
After the Philadelphia Eagles went out and selected kicker Alex Henery in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, it really should not come as a surprise to anybody that one of the Eagles are going to now part ways with their kicker of the last 12 seasons, David...

NFL Lockout Ends; Philadelphia Eagles Will Start Training Camp Wednesday at Lehigh
July 25th, 2011 at 4:47 PM
Finally. The NFL Lockout, after a long, very annoying process (to say the least) for us as fans, has come to an official close as the NFLPA and NFL owners have come to a ten year deal with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Philadelphia Eagles are due to report to...

What Can We Expect From Fourth Round Pick Casey Matthews?
June 22nd, 2011 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1***The Philadelphia Eagles selected Green Bay Packers star linebacker Clay Matthews' little brother Casey Matthews in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The Eagles were fairly high on Matthews and were very excited at getting a chance to take him in the draft, but what can we really...

David Akers Prepares for Life Without the Philadelphia Eagles
June 16th, 2011 at 7:29 PM
***PHOTO1***David Akers, who spent 12 seasons as the Philadelphia Eagles kicker, is another one of the players who are unsure of what they are facing heading into next season. Akers, who is now 36-years-old, is a free agent this off-season and all signs point to him leaving the nest of...

Quintin Mikell Says He Would Be Interested In Returning to the Philadelphia Eagles
June 13th, 2011 at 2:01 PM
Safety Quintin Mikell is one of the unlucky free agents this off-season who are stuck in an unknown area with very few answers. The free agents this off-season have not been able to talk to any teams since there is no collective bargaining agreement in place, so Mikell, like many...

Philadelphia Eagles Position Update – Fullback
May 29th, 2011 at 11:00 AM
Going into the (expected) 2011 season, one of the hottest position battles will be on the offensive side of the ball.  No, not quarterback, fullback.  At the start of the 2010 campaign, the Philadelphia Eagles had one of the best fullbacks in the league in Leonard Weaver.  Weaver had just...

Philadelphia Eagles’ 2011 NFL Draft Recap: Casey Matthews, LB
May 24th, 2011 at 12:31 PM
We've been bringing you a recap of each of the Philadelphia Eagles' draft picks in the 2011 NFL Draft, and here comes the Casey Matthews installment. With their fourth pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles took linebacker Casey Matthews from the Oregon Ducks. If the name sounds familiar,...

Philadelphia Eagles 2011 NFL Draft Recap: Curtis Marsh, CB
May 23rd, 2011 at 11:13 PM
Continuing with our NFL Draft recap for the Philadelphia Eagles we turn our focus to the third round selection made by the team, cornerback Curtis Marsh out of Utah State. Marsh is listed at a height of 6'1'' 197 pounds. When he first came to Utah State, Marsh was actually...