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Eagles linebackers may need to adapt

Eagles linebackers may need to adapt

philly.com Updated Feb 12, 2013
Here is the seventh in a series of looks at the Eagles roster:
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  • Get into spring training mood with Phillies workout set to stee…

    Get into spring training mood with Phillies workout set to steel drums (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. As The 700 Level points out, the best part of this video might be the glimpse we get of Carlos Ruiz wearing a "Fake Tough" T-shirt, which references the Cole Hamels diatribe Nationals GM Mike Rizzo made l…
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  • Vick’s contract could pinch Nnamdi, too

    Vick’s contract could pinch Nnamdi, too

    During Monday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network, we pointed out that the new contract signed by Eagles quarterback Mike Vick could provide the template for a contract that could be offered to Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer. It also
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  • Course Correction: After posting their worst record in the Rex …

    Course Correction: After posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan …

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    After posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan era, the Jets appear in need of an overhaul. Andrew Perloff examines what needs to be done and if the Jets are willing to do it.
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  • Offseason previews: Eagles

    Offseason previews: Eagles

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    New coach Chip Kelly faces a tricky rebuilding task with the Philadelphia Eagles as he incorporates his up-temp attack into the NFL.
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  • How about some non-Vick Eagles stuff?

    How about some non-Vick Eagles stuff?

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Right? Michael Vick has dominated the news coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles over the past 24 hours, and for good reason, but there's a lot more going on with the Eagles than the quarterback situation. There's the defense, to name one incredibly signi…
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  • Position battles hold some answers for Phillies

    Position battles hold some answers for Phillies

    MLB.com Feb 12, 2013
    Phillies pitchers and catchers hold their first official workout Wednesday at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Fla., and the club hopes to start answering some of the lingering questions from the offseason.
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  • Eagles don’t want to label themselves 3-4 or 4-3

    Eagles don’t want to label themselves 3-4 or 4-3

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    It might walk like a duck and talk like a duck, but the Eagles new head coach refuses to call it a duck. When Chip Kelly introduced his coaching staff yesterday, the biggest crowd flocked to defensive coordinator Billy Davis, who was asked the fairly ba…
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  • Expect Phillies' Roy Halladay to be strikingly optimistic

    Expect Phillies' Roy Halladay to be strikingly optimistic

    philly.com Feb 12, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Wednesday, the most important man on the Phillies' roster will sit behind a microphone and answer questions for the first time since the regular season ended 5 months ago. He will be asked about his shoulder, about his latissimus dors…
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  • Last Night on 'Blake Griffin Dunks on Your Life ...'

    Last Night on 'Blake Griffin Dunks on Your Life ...'

    grantland.com Feb 12, 2013
    The life and death of Spencer Hawes! Blake Griffin (sorta) switched hands in midair against the Sixers last night. According to the announcers, the cr...
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Cowboys Aim To Keep Romo 03:00

    NFL32OT: Cowboys Aim To Keep Romo

    Feb 12
    Episode 267: Kevin Connors and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys aim of signing Tony Romo to a long-term deal. Packers Greg Jennings breaks down what he looks for in a quarterback. The NFL32 crew discuss Michael Vick fitting in Chip Kelly's offense
  • Video - State of the Franchise 04:05

    State of the Franchise

    Feb 12
    Willie McGinest and Heath Evans break down the state of the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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    Feb 13
    Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"
  • Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 12
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
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    Feb 12
    Our experts discuss whether LeBron James can reach or surpass Michael Jordan's level of greatness.