The Linc - Can the Eagles pass rush get an instant impact?

Getting a fast rush from Eagles' Graham | Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/29/2010
Recent history, shows that even top-rated linemen can struggle when they first face NFL pass blocking.

Owens Brings Power To D-Line - Philadelphia Eagles
On his way to becoming one of the newest Eagles, seventh-round draft pick defensive tackle Jeff Owens got a little help from a familiar face to Eagles fans. In preparation for the NFL draft following his senior season at Georgia, Owens spent a lot of time working closely with Pete Jenkins, the Eagles defensive line coach for three seasons from 2006-2008. Jenkins, who retired following the 2008 season, prepared Owens for the jump from college football to the NFL.

Drawing a line | CSNPhilly.com
Winston Justice discusses the team's decision not to select an offensive lineman and the current line coming together.

Paul Domowitch: Reinforcements energize Eagles defensive coordinator McDermott | Philadelphia Daily News | 04/29/2010
"I come from an aggressive upbringing footballwise being around coach Johnson," he said. "That focus and that philosophy is not going to change. But, at the same time, if you look back to the year we went to the Super Bowl, we had [Derrick] Burgess on one side and Jevon [Kearse] on the other. Not that that was our best defense over the years. But it's nice when you can get pressure from your front. It takes a lot of pressure off the back end and also the playcaller as well."

New pass-rushers give Eagles options - NFC East Blog - ESPN
While Philadelphia may have gone a little bit overboard with their recent acquisitions of smaller defensive end types, it is hard to be overly critical of having an abundance of young pass-rushers with the potential to develop. And this is a team that has shown that it knows how to use such defenders quite well. The Eagles’ run defense was stellar last season, but now this heavy-blitz scheme needs to get back to wreaking havoc on opposing quarterbacks. The late Jim Johnson would be proud of what Philadelphia has done with its roster to make that happen and it surely was done very much in his lasting image.

Scout.com: Post-Draft Review: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles came into last week's draft with about four needs. They did a good job of address most of them, but a key defensive position remains an issue.

McShay projects BYU OL as a first rounder in 2011 - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
McShay projects that BYU offensive lineman Matt Reynolds will be selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 20th pick.

Scout.com: Post-Draft Review: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles came into last week's draft with about four needs. They did a good job of address most of them, but a key defensive position remains an issue.

Redskins Insider - Report: Joey Galloway signed by Redskins
The Redskins have agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Joey Galloway, according to a league source. Galloway, 38, is a 15-year veteran who would provide leadership for a mostly young receiving corps if he makes the roster. He signed a one-year deal with the team, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Giants P Feagles to hold news conference Friday, expected to retire
The NFL seemingly is going to lose its oldest player to retirement. The New York Giants announced Wednesday that 44-year-old punter Jeff Feagles is going to hold a news conference on Friday, the first day of a minicamp for rookies and free agents.

Darryl Tapp, Final - Field Gulls
Seattle blogger looks back on the trade of Daryl Tapp

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