The Linc - No Progress On DeSean Jackson Contract

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 11: DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before playing against the Baltimore Ravens during their pre season game on August 11, 2011 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

"Silence" On DeSean Jackson Contract Front
News of Larry Fitzgerald’s eight-year, $120 million contract extension led many to wonder, "How is this affecting the DeSean Jackson contract talks?" A good question, if there were talks going on. But, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, there is "silence" between the Eagles and DeSean Jackson’s camp when it comes to negotiations.

Eagles safety Allen not 100 percent | Philadelphia Daily News | 08/23/2011
WHEN THE Eagles broke camp at Lehigh a week ago, second-year safety Nate Allen was convinced his repaired right knee was back to normal, a little less than 8 months after surgery. Last Thursday night's preseason game in Pittsburgh didn't go real well for anybody on the Eagles, and it especially didn't go well for Allen, who looked slow in coverage, as the Birds fell behind 21-0 by halftime. Yesterday, Allen and the team acknowledged he isn't all the way back yet, and that veteran free-agent signee Jarrad Page might get at least some of the first-team reps this Thursday against the Browns.

Didinger: Eagles need to help Matthews succeed
Eagles rookie linebacker Casey Matthews didn't play well against the Steelers on Thursday, but Ray Didinger says the Eagles have put him in a really tough spot to succeed.

Vince Young Sticks By ‘Dream Team’ Comment
When asked if his comment was taken out of context, Young replied: "That’s pretty much how it goes with Vince Young. My words always get taken out of context. This is basically what I mean: We do have some real talented guys, and I really feel if we keep working and taking care of our responsibilities, and finish like we want to finish as a team, that’s pretty much how I called it.

Rookie Specialists- Will The Hen(e)rys Hold The Eagles Back?
One of the major concerns for the Philadelphia Eagles heading into the season is their special teams situation. The Eagles are heading into the season with a rookie kicker (Alex Henery) and a rookie punter (Chas Henry).

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