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Jenkins says Washburn spoke highly of coaches

Jenkins says Washburn spoke highly of coaches

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
In the wake of the abrupt termination of Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn, reports surfaced that Washburn openly disrespected former defensive coordinator Juan Castillo by calling him “Juanita” in front of players. Eagles defensive lineman Cul
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  • What they're saying about the Eagles: Week 14

    What they're saying about the Eagles: Week 14

    philly.com ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    We are at the point in the Andy Reid saga that fans and media members are talking themselves into the possibility that Reid will actually be back next season.
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  • Bucs avoid blackout, thanks to 10th anniversary of Super Bowl t…

    Bucs avoid blackout, thanks to 10th anniversary of Super Bowl team

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Often, when a team that struggles to sell out its home stadium does, it’s because the fans of the visiting team plan to put their butts in the seats. With the Eagles coming to Tampa on Sunday, that’s definitely not the case. Instead, the Bucs have sol
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  • Twins trade Revere to Phillies for Worley and May

    Twins trade Revere to Phillies for Worley and May

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies have acquired outfielder Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins for right-handers Vance Worley and Trevor May.
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  • Andrew Bynum is pictured by fans in public working at his new, …

    Andrew Bynum is pictured by fans in public working at his new, safer, hobby: Pop-a-Shot basketball

    yahoo.com Dec 6, 2012
    Philadelphia 76ers center (technically, we suppose, as he's yet to play a minute with the team) Andrew Bynum has been roundly criticized of late for deciding to subject his oft-injured and surgically-beaten knees to the slicked-up hardwood of local bowl…
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  • Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a p…

    Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a potential dynasty

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    Whether you love or hate the Miami Heat, you ought to appreciate their runs at the championship over the next two seasons. Because owner Micky Arison may not be able to afford his team by 2014-15.
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  • Inciarte selected by Phillies in Rule 5 Draft

    Inciarte selected by Phillies in Rule 5 Draft

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Phillies found at least one potential center fielder Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings. They selected Ender Inciarte from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Rule 5 Draft.
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  • Keeping Score: Early Contenders for Most Improved Player

    Keeping Score: Early Contenders for Most Improved Player

    nytimes.com Dec 6, 2012
    Besides Jrue Holiday of the 76ers, Eric Bledsoe of the Clippers and Larry Sanders of the Bucks, in their third years, have made larger contributions to their teams this season.
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  • Sources: Rangers, Phils talking Young deal

    Sources: Rangers, Phils talking Young deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies are talking about a trade involving Michael Young, sources confirmed on Thursday.
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  • Final vote: Who is Eagles' weakest link?

    Final vote: Who is Eagles' weakest link?

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    No doubt about it - the secondary is the primary focus of the wrath of Eagles fans.
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  • Phillies' wish list: Third baseman, rightfielder

    Phillies' wish list: Third baseman, rightfielder

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ruben Amaro Jr. insisted he was not frustrated. Tired? Sure. But not frustrated. Same goes for Charlie Manuel, who spent part of the afternoon hunkered down with the front office decision-makers in the Phillies suite on the sixth floo…
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  • Bob Costas explains position on guns

    Bob Costas explains position on guns

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    LAST SUNDAY, during halftime of the Eagles-Cowboys game, Bob Costas seemed to advocate gun control. In the segment, Costas referenced an article by Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock concerning the recent murder/suicide of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and gi…
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  • Eagles quietly usher in a new era at quarterback

    Eagles quietly usher in a new era at quarterback

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    The last time the Eagles demoted one quarterback and promoted another, the locker room at the NovaCare Complex was as crowded with reporters as it has ever been.
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  • Eagles Notebook: Schiano on difference of coaching college, pro…

    Eagles Notebook: Schiano on difference of coaching college, pros

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    THE TRICKIEST part of the transition from college coaching to the NFL isn't Xs and Os, Tampa Bay Bucs coach Greg Schiano told Philadelphia-area reporters in a conference call Wednesday.
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  • Eagles' defensive line getting on-the-job training on new schem…

    Eagles' defensive line getting on-the-job training on new scheme

    philly.com Dec 6, 2012
    'ENORMOUS Changes at the Last Minute" is the title of a very fine short story collection by the late author Grace Paley.
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  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 02:38

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Winter Meetings Afternoon Report 09:55

    Winter Meetings Afternoon Report

    Dec 6
    ESPN's Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian on the chances Michael Young gets traded and what teams have the best chance to land Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Buccaneers 01:10

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Buccaneers

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Tampa Bay
  • Video - Winter Meetings Morning Report 03:15

    Winter Meetings Morning Report

    Dec 6
    Jon Sciambi and Buster Olney on where Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke may land, and the chances that Philadelphia acquires Michael Young.

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