The Linc - Alabama Pitts and Michael Vick

via www.philadelphiaathletics.org

LOVERRO: Criminal record belongs to Eagles - Washington Times
This story takes place seventy-four years ago, and involves people named Alabama Pitts & Kenesaw Mountain Landis... and relates very much to the position the Eagles find themselves in today.

The700Level.com - Philly Sports & Minutiae: Jerry Jones Builds His Stadiums Like He Builds His Teams
It really is the perfect metaphor. Jerry Jones sees a player he wants, and logic and common sense be damned, he trades half his draft or uses up all his cap space to get him. This time it wasn't a player, but a gigantic HD television.

Winston Justice steps up for Eagles | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/23/2009
"Right now, Winston Justice is doing a good job, so right now Winston Justice is the guy," Eagles coach Andy Reid said when asked if he was preparing for the start of the season without Shawn Andrews, the projected starter at right tackle. "That's how I look at it until [Andrews] gets back in there."

PhillyBurbs.com:  Reid, Andrews have difference of opinion
Andy Reid sounded more discouraged than ever talking about Shawn Andrews' back. Andrews sounded more optimistic than ever. Good luck sorting this one out.

Stacy Andrews ready; Shawn remains a question mark | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/22/2009
It remains a mystery when Shawn Andrews will return to the field, but his brother Stacy is preparing for Thursday night's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Much more after the jump including Alec Baldwin chiming in on Vick, disagreeing with Didinger, and a local pastor makes a very bold(crazy?) statement on Vick.

Vick as a parable of forgiveness | Philadelphia Daily News | 08/22/2009
"In taking on Vick, I believe that the Eagles are being as bold as the Brooklyn Dodgers were over 60 years ago when they took on Jackie Robinson in the midst of much opposition." A local pastor made that bold statement...

Alec Baldwin: Michael Vick: Black Sheep or Scapegoat on Animal Rights?
If you're interested in what Alec Baldwin has to say about Michael Vick... go ahead and click the link. Yup, Alec Baldwin has chimed in.

Iggles Blog - Philadelphia Eagles Blog: Disagreeing With Ray Didinger?
It does appear that Ray Diddy is allowing some of his pals at WIP to rub off on him.

Reid planning to play Vick on Thursday | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal
If all goes according to coach Andy Reid's plan during practice this week, Michael Vick will make his first appearance as the Eagles' quarterback when they host the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night.

Bob Ford: Eagles' preseason has been anything but ordinary | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/23/2009
Three weeks of full roster work down and three weeks to go before the opening of the regular season, and your very own Philadelphia Eagles lead the NFL in the dangerous category of having had the most interesting training camp so far.

Shawn Andrews Itching for Return to Field
Injured Eagles offensive tackle Shawn Andrews said Saturday that there is "a great chance" he will be ready for the team’s season opener at Carolina on Sept. 13. "That itch is big, man," he told a throng of reporters. "I’ve gone through about 20 bottles of calamine lotion. I’m so ready to get back, man. It’s really killing me. But at the same time I’ve got to be smart about it. ... I want to be healthy for life, but I want to be right for football as well."

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