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NFL and Referees Reportedly Have an Agreement in Principle
September 26th, 2012 at 5:19 PM
***PHOTO1***The four hour games, blown calls, constant fighting, and coaches berating replacement officials may have come to an end as the NFL and referees have reached an agreement in principle according to ESPNs Chris Mortensen.  Though the final details are still being hammered out between the referees and the desperate...

Numbers Prove NFL Support Did not Waver After the Lockout
January 12th, 2012 at 11:50 PM
The future of the 2011 NFL season was unknown once the NFL Draft wrapped up last spring. The league was beginning a lockout of its players as the league and the NFL Players' Association could not agree on a new contract for both sides. About six months ago, a new...

NFL Lockout Ends; Philadelphia Eagles Will Start Training Camp Wednesday at Lehigh
July 25th, 2011 at 4:47 PM
Finally. The NFL Lockout, after a long, very annoying process (to say the least) for us as fans, has come to an official close as the NFLPA and NFL owners have come to a ten year deal with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Philadelphia Eagles are due to report to...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Setting up Lehigh for Training Camp
July 18th, 2011 at 12:09 AM
If you need another indication that the NFL Lockout is almost done with, we found it for you. While the NFL Lockout was underway and everybody was unsure on what was going to happen with NFL Training Camp, the people at Lehigh University told the Philadelphia Eagles that they had...

NFL Lockout is Quickly Coming to a Close
July 14th, 2011 at 10:41 PM
***PHOTO1***For the first time since the NFL Lockout began over 100 days ago, it looks as if the end is near. This time it does not seem to be a tease either. The final obstacle has been hurdled and the NFL Lockout is quickly approaching an end as both sides...

Mike Kafka Prepares to Be The Philadelphia Eagles’ Backup Quarterback
July 12th, 2011 at 6:33 PM
It is no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles' current backup quarterback Kevin Kolb is on the trade market. Rumors have been swirling around Kolb and his future. Kolb has the potential to go to a team that needs a quarterback and make a serious impact. Michael Vick came in to...

Anonymous NFL Player Says Deal is not Close
July 12th, 2011 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1***Despite all of the rumors swirling around that a new deal could be in place to bring the NFL Lockout to an end as early as July 21, it seems as if not everybody is so sure. The news out of the lockout camp as of late has been all...

Plaxico Burress Yet Again Drops a Philadelphia Eagles Reference
July 9th, 2011 at 12:50 AM
Since his release from prison in late June, NFL free agent Plaxico Burress has made many hints about coming and playing with the Eagles in Philadelphia. As has been well documented over the last month or so, the Philadelphia Eagles plan on coming out of the NFL Lockout with an...

Conference Call Updates NFL Players on Latest Labor News
July 8th, 2011 at 11:00 AM
A conference call for the NFL Lockout was held Thursday night in order to update the plaintiffs on the latest talk in the NFL labor dispute.  Some of the calls' attendees were Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Logan Mankins, Osi Umenyiora, and Von Miller.  The call was set up with...

NFL Lockout Update: are Negotiations “at The Five-yard Line” as The Mediator is Set to Begin Vacation?
July 7th, 2011 at 10:23 AM
Over the past few weeks, we have heard conflicting reports as to how close the league and its owners are to ending the current lockout with a new collective bargaining agreement. For two weeks we have heard how close both sides are to a deal, but there is currently nothing...

Sean McDermott Told Philadelphia Eagles Defense “Nothing Changes” After Watching Concussion Video
July 3rd, 2011 at 11:30 AM
It is no secret that the NFL is making a strong push to prevent concussions are to raise awareness of the damage that concussions can cause to players. There have been new rule changes and the NFL is now making players watch a mandatory video that has players who have...

Seattle Seahawks are Interested in Kevin Kolb
July 3rd, 2011 at 12:48 AM
It turns out that the Arizona Cardinals are not the only team from the NFC West that have serious interest in the Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Kevin Kolb. Kolb's name may be the one name that has been thrown around the most so far this off-season, but since the NFL...

NFL Lockout Update: Deal Reportedly not Close
June 30th, 2011 at 4:17 PM
Over the past couple of weeks, optimism has been high across the sporting world after hearing news that the NFL lockout could be ending sooner than most of us earlier believed. Now, it appears that may not be the case. While many reporters have said a deal is just a...

The Philadelphia Eagles 2011 Campaign Begins in 75 Days…Hopefully
June 28th, 2011 at 11:49 AM
The Eagles kick off their season on September 11 in St Louis against the Rams, 75 days from today. Despite rumblings from insiders close to the situation, the NFL lockout is still in place with no definite resolution agreed upon by both sides. As the calendar changes from June to...

Free Agent Jason Babin Would Not Be Against Returning to the Philadelphia Eagles
June 25th, 2011 at 8:58 PM
Defensive end Jason Babin, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009, was recently interviewed at Pro Football Focus and a couple of questions concerning him and the Eagles came up. Among the things mentioned were Babin's season here in 2009, his interactions with Andy Reid, and his interest in...

Details of New Collective Bargaining Agreement Come to Light
June 22nd, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Last week we said to circle June 21 on your calendars for new information regarding the lockout between NFL owners and players. June 21 came yesterday and while a deal is not signed yet, an outline of a new collective bargaining agreement has been released. Players receiving 48 percent of...

Philadelphia Eagles Could Lose Stewart Bradley to UFA Thanks to New CBA
June 21st, 2011 at 6:13 PM
Well it seems as if a new CBA is all but agreed upon.  This is great news right?  Well, not so fast.  According to multiple sources, Unrestricted Free Agency (UFA) will begin after four years of NFL service with the new CBA agreement.  The previous CBA required six years of...

David Akers Prepares for Life Without the Philadelphia Eagles
June 16th, 2011 at 7:29 PM
***PHOTO1***David Akers, who spent 12 seasons as the Philadelphia Eagles kicker, is another one of the players who are unsure of what they are facing heading into next season. Akers, who is now 36-years-old, is a free agent this off-season and all signs point to him leaving the nest of...

Philadelphia Eagles Are Ready to Make Moves When Lockout Ends
June 15th, 2011 at 10:51 PM
Owners and players of the NFL are actively working on a new collective bargaining agreement in hopes of ending the lockout in the next few weeks while fans sit at home eagerly waiting to hear the good news of the league being open for business once again. Philadelphia Eagles general...

Is the NFL Lockout Almost Over?
June 13th, 2011 at 11:50 AM
As the NFL Lockout is nearing day 100, there appears to be some optimism among those close to the league. Those who have followed the lockout closely since its beginning are beginning to say the owners and players have made strides recently in regards to working towards a new collective...