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Russell Shepard says he “signed” with Eagles during draft

Russell Shepard says he “signed” with Eagles during draft

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 30, 2013
Every year, at least one player admits that a team engaged in shenanigans near the end of the draft, striking a deal with the player as a free agent before the draft was over. Last year, it was quarterback Chandler Harnish, who said he had a deal with t…
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  • Kelly: Scouting of Geno Smith wasn't a smoke screen

    Kelly: Scouting of Geno Smith wasn't a smoke screen

    philly.com Apr 30, 2013
    The Eagles twice passed on Geno Smith, and it's reasonable to wonder whether their interest in the West Virginia quarterback was ever that significant. This topic was debated leading up to the draft, and intrigue was added when owner Jeffrey Lurie accom…
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  • Draft review: Philadelphia Eagles

    Draft review: Philadelphia Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Philadelphia Eagles. What they needed: Offensive tackle, quarterback, outside linebacker, cornerback, wide receiver. Who they got: Ro…
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  • Bennie Logan Scouting Report

    Bennie Logan Scouting Report

    eaglesgab.com Apr 30, 2013
    LSU awarded DL Bennie Logan with its storied #18 jersey Previous scouting reports: Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz Entering the draft, defensive line was a pressing concern for the Eagles, who will transition to a base 3-4 system in 2013. The team did not addre…
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  • Brent Celek, restaurateur

    Brent Celek, restaurateur

    philly.com Apr 30, 2013
    The Eagles tight end owns the new Prime Stache in Old City.
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  • Reid laughs off the notion he wanted Matt Barkley

    Reid laughs off the notion he wanted Matt Barkley

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    Even if Chiefs coach Andy Reid was ever interested in Matt Barkley, he has absolutely no reason to admit it now. The story was going around during the draft that the Eagles traded in front of the Chiefs in the fourth round because they thought Reid migh…
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  • Chip Kelly blames the offensive line for Michael Vick’s down ye…

    Chip Kelly blames the offensive line for Michael Vick’s down year

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    Michael Vick had a disappointing season in 2012, but new Eagles coach Chip Kelly doesn’t think that’s Vick’s fault. Kelly told WIP in Philadelphia that injuries along the Eagles’ offensive line were the biggest problem Vick had in 2012, and thereâ
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  • As strange as it sounds, Eagles looking long-term

    As strange as it sounds, Eagles looking long-term

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    It’s not as if the Eagles stood pat in free agency, and they got high marks for adding players such as Lane Johnson and Zach Ertz in the draft. But they’re still coming off a 4-12 season, and still have thin spots on defense, and general manager Howie
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  • One draft won't solve all the Eagles' ills

    One draft won't solve all the Eagles' ills

    philly.com Apr 30, 2013
    If you look at the Eagles' roster right now, some positions appear to have only short-term solutions..
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  • Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…

    Apr 30
    In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.