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One of the nine undrafted players who agreed to terms with the Eagles is Louisiana State's Russell Shepard, a dynamic athlete who never played to his reputation with the Tigers.
Share TweetThe Eagles had no trouble defending their approach to the 2013 draft: It was consistent, and it was according to plan.
Eagles draftee Logan doesn't crave attentionUpdated May 1 Share TweetIf third-round pick Bennie Logan is already overshadowed as a member of the Eagles' 2013 draft class, because quarterback Matt Barkley was drafted one round later, it would not be the first time Logan has been snubbed.Share TweetNobody expected QB Matt Barkley to fall to the 4th round Previous scouting reports: Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz, Bennie Logan The Eagles traded up to the first pick of the fourth round to ensure that they ended Matt Barkley’s unforeseen draft day slide. GenSource: eaglesgab.com
Newest Eagles Pick Jersey NumbersUpdated May 1 Share TweetThe Eagles were 4-12 last season and will take the field with plenty of new faces in 2013. Some rookies will make an instant impact, and they have now chosen jersey numbers. Make sure you recognize these newest Eagles when they make plays on Sundays! OT…Source: eaglesgab.comShare TweetIn 2012, the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders traveled to the Bahamas to shoot photos for their annual calendar. In 2013 photography will be done at the Jersey Shore to help storm victims.Share TweetThe draft has finished and free agency has cooled off, so Don Banks takes advantage of the rare quiet to analyze the best, worst and most bizarre moments of the NFL offseason.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetPrior to the draft, there was talk that the Eagles liked Geno Smith so much that they could take him with the No. 4 overall pick. As it turned out, not only did the Eagles pass on Smith at No. 4, but they passed on him with their second-round pick, No. …Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetWe had our weekly chat Tuesday, and if your morning meeting is running late you can read the whole thing here. If not, here are a few highlights: Ken (Pa): Dan, realistically, what are the odds that Michael Vick is even on the Eagles roster come opening…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetClearly, I recognize that there is a huge difference between the physicality and rigors of an NBA game and, say, Flamenco dancing … but still, as a Sixers fan this is tough to swallow. Just a few weeks after the close of an Andrew Bynum/Sixers season thSource: dimemag.com
Breakfast links: Eagles still need secondaryUpdated May 1 Share TweetGood morning. It's Wednesday. It's May. Minicamps are around the corner. Links are hot and ready. Philadelphia Eagles The Eagles worked to overhaul their secondary early in the offseason. This was expected, since it was their most significant area of we…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Phillies activated Delmon Young from the disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Indians at Progressive Field, designating outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment to make room for him on the 25-man roster. Young proceeded to homer in his …Source: MLB.com
NFC East draft gradesMay 1Andrew Siciliano and Daniel Jeremiah hand out draft grades for the NFC East and discuss if it was a mistake for the Cowboys to trade the 18th overall pick.
2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5May 1James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…May 1The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…