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Report: Peters clear of drag-racing charges

Report: Peters clear of drag-racing charges

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Jul 17, 2013
Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters paid a $656.50 fine after drag-racing charges were reduced to driving with improper equipment, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report.
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  • SportsNation: Eagles a surprise in 2013?

    SportsNation: Eagles a surprise in 2013?

    ESPN.com Jul 17, 2013
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson talked at length Wednesday with ESPN about his team's tumultuous 2012 season, which ended in a 4-12 record and coach Andy Reid's firing. Will things turn around in 2013 for a team that not long ago was on…
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  • Sprow: Defense will define Dallas

    Sprow: Defense will define Dallas

    ESPN.com Jul 17, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys last went to the playoffs in 2009. That 2009 season wasn't the last time we've seen a steady run of peak by quarterback Tony Romo. No, it was the last time Dallas has fielded an above-average defense. That 2009 defense finished second…
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  • DeSean Jackson predicts Michael Vick will beat out Nick Foles

    DeSean Jackson predicts Michael Vick will beat out Nick Foles

    profootballtalk.com Jul 17, 2013
    Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson said last month that he thinks the team’s quarterback competition is “kind of even.” But Jackson said today that if he has to predict, he thinks Michael Vick will beat out Nick Foles and be Philadelphia’s Week One starter.…
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  • Jackson: 2012 was 'reality check' for Eagles

    Jackson: 2012 was 'reality check' for Eagles

    ESPN.com Jul 17, 2013
    Receiver DeSean Jackson said Wednesday on ESPN's "First Take" that the 2012 season was a wake-up call for he and other Eagles veterans but he's confident new coach Chip Kelly's high-octane offense will help the team rebound.
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  • Video - Should Eagles have quarterback competition? 05:03

    Should Eagles have quarterback competition?

    Jul 17
    Willie McGinest and Warren Sapp discuss on "NFL Total Access" whether there should be an open quarterback competition for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - Bucs Sign Lawrence Tynes 02:24

    Bucs Sign Lawrence Tynes

    Jul 17
    Pat Yasinskas discusses the injury that has sidelined Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth for the season and led to their signing of Lawrence Tynes.
  • Video - DeSean Jackson Joins Debate Desk 06:53

    DeSean Jackson Joins Debate Desk

    Jul 17
    DeSean Jackson discusses Chip Kelly's tenure with the Eagles and the quarterback competition between Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Matt Barkley.

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    Jul 17
    On July 20, in his team meeting room a few long spirals from the Pacific Ocean, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett stepped to the front and laid out his hopes, plans, expectations and rules for the new season to kick off Cowboys training camp. To the best of m…