The Linc - Let's All Thank Stump Mitchell!

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 03: LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs the ball past Rocky McIntosh #52 of the Washington Redskins on October 3 2010 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Former Redskins VP Vinny Cerrato Says He Nearly Traded Up For LeSean McCoy - DC Sports Bog
I remember one time we had a trade, we were in the second round and had a trade done. I called Stump Mitchell the running back coach, I said ‘Stump, I can trade right now, I can get the second-round pick. We can take Shady McCoy. Do you want him? I can get it done. We’re on the clock. I’m on the phone.’ He said, ‘No, I don’t want him.’ I said okay. I said I’m not trading for a guy if my position coach does not want the guy."

Dawkins will overcome HOF safety stigma
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DRAFT 2012: Philadelphia Eagles GM Howie Roseman eager to make his mark in his third draft - The Washington Post
The calendar says Howie Roseman will preside over his third NFL draft as general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. It’s the first one he can really put his stamp on.

Around the NFL: LB Bradley takes pay cut
The Cardinals’ decision to sign former Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley last July to a five-year, $25 million deal (with a $5 million signing bonus) backfired, but Arizona was able to recoup at least some of that money.

The Rush Of Battle: From Hunger Games to NFL Bountygate | ChicagoSide
Former NFL linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer writes about violence in the NFL, "Maybe I’m the biggest hypocrite of all. I love the game. Football made me great friends, a degree of fame, and a lifetime of financial security. I still tune in on Sundays and I still cheer. And yet I would do anything in my power, should I ever have a son, to keep him from playing."

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