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The New York Giants continued to beef up their defensive front by signing free-agent defensive tackle Mike Patterson, sources confirmed.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 3, 2013The Eagles will host Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher on Wednesday night and will have Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel in for a visit next week, NFL Network’s Albert Breer reported. The Eagles select No. 4 overall in Round One of the draft, wShare TweetNick Foles said Wednesday he's confident he can win the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job and run coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo offense.Share TweetThe Eagles have shown a willingness to discuss dealing running back Dion Lewis, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday. Lewis, a fifth-round pick in the 2011 draft, has been a reserve throughout his two seasons in Philadelphia. He has just 36 regu…Share Tweet
Real, live ostriches joining the Philadelphia Phillies’ Double-A team this seasonyahoo.com Apr 3, 2013The Philadelphia Phillies' Triple-A team, you might remember, is debuting urine-powered video games this season. What about the Phillies' Double-A team, the Reading Fightin Phils? Snot-powered ketchup dispensers? No, actually they're getting two ostrich…Share Tweet
Weight presents double-edged sword for linemen prospectsCNNSI.com Apr 3, 2013Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and for NFL linemen, being thin is not in. For many players, though, there's a fine line. So, Austin Murphy asks: just how big is too big?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 3, 2013Either the Eagles are genuinely interested in West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith or they’ve hatched one hell of a smokescreen. Several weeks after a group including coach Chip Kelly, G.M. Howie Roseman, and even owner Jeffrey Lurie made the trek to MoShare TweetEagles defensive end Brandon Graham hasn’t necessarily been told he’s playing outside linebacker, but he’s certainly preparing that way. Graham said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer, that he hadn’t been told what position he’d playShare TweetHistory reveals that reading too much into the first week or month of the season often can be a mistake.Share Tweet
Phillies should focus on winning Wild CardThe Phillies best shot of making postseason likely is as a wild-card participant.Share TweetEagles tackle Jason Peters is eager to return to his All Pro form after sitting out last season due to a torn Achilles tendon.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Bills Look To Rebuild At QBApr 3Episode 299: Wendi Nix and Chris Mortensen discuss whether Kevin Kolb will start for the Bills. Brian Dawkins breaks down Nnamdi Asomugha's impact on the 49ers defense.The NFL32 crew discuss what type of running back they prefer.
PTI Big Finish April 3Apr 3PTI runs down Wednesday's top stories.
Are Eagles showing interest in Geno Smith?Apr 3Could West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith be the Philadelphia Eagles' future signal-caller? Albert Breer has the latest on the Eagles' 2013 NFL Draft philosophy.
Roy Halladay Hit HardApr 3Baseball Tonight on concerns for Roy Halladay after not lasting past the fourth inning in the Phillies' loss to the Braves.