Desean Jackson & his father Joe on draft day.
In spirit, father of Eagles WR DeSean Jackson continues to inspire
Offseason is a time to renew and rebuild. But for DeSean Jackson, it's been a time to reflect. And grieve. Only a month has passed since he lost his dad, Bill, to pancreatic cancer. In losing his dad, he also lost his lifelong coach and No. 1 fan.
Hank Baskett Hoping For a Boy This Christmas | Baby Chums
Hank Baskett told E! that he hopes that the little baby on the way for him and his fiancee Kendra is a boy, so that he can look out for the baby girl that is coming next. Hank and Kendra have made it known that they want several children and this baby-to-be is only going to the first of many for their family.
Fan-Demonium: Tight End Revolution - Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles are undergoing serious change at the tight end position. From 1999-2004, Chad Lewis was the main guy. He gave Donovan McNabb a reliable target over the middle. L.J. Smith came along in 2003, but really became "the guy" in 2005 when he caught 61 passes, tying him for the team lead. Lewis is long since gone and now Smith has traveled down I-95 to Charm City.
Ray Didinger's Mail Bag for June 18
"I said this in one of my Monday chats, but I’ll repeat it: I think Bradley will be the best middle linebacker in the NFC East this season. Antonio Pierce (Giants) and London Fletcher (Redskins) are both on the down side. It will be hard for Bradley to make a Pro Bowl team – the NFC is loaded at the position with Brian Urlacher (Bears), Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) and Patrick Willis (49ers) – but I really believe Bradley will be in the discussion with those players by the end of the year. "
Browns WR Stallworth suspended indefinitely by NFL | AP | 06/18/2009
"The conduct reflected in your guilty plea resulted in the tragic loss of life and was inexcusable," Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a letter to Donte Stallworth. "While the criminal justice system has determined the legal consequences of this incident, it is my responsibility as NFL commissioner to determine appropriate league discipline for your actions, which have caused irreparable harm to the victim and his family, your club, your fellow players and the NFL," Goodell said.