The Linc - Casey Matthews Bulks Up, Hits Reset

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 11: Reggie Bush #22 of the Miami Dolphins runs away from Casey Matthews #50 of the Philadelphia Eagles during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A Year Later, Matthews Looks to Learn
Early in the 2012 offseason, Eagles strength coach Barry Rubin started working to get the 2011 fourth-round pick from Oregon up to 250 pounds, from 232, to give him more strength for grappling with linemen.

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"I think it's huge," he said. "I think the comfort level is huge just knowing who your teammates are, just going into practice as opposed to going into games and not really knowing - obviously you know a guy's name, but not really knowing how they play. So I know these guys now, I know them much better, they know me, so we know what works and what doesn't work."

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Michael Vick couldn't believe DeSean Jackson said the diva days are behind him. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback did a double take, started laughing and then asked if he actually used the word "diva."

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Former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback William James has admitted to not filing his federal income tax returns, according to attorney Paul Fishman.

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