The Linc - Who Steps Up In Babin's Absence?

July 26, 2012;Bethlehem, PA. USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Vinny Curry (75) views the play list with teammates during training camp at Lehigh University. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE

Babin Absence Creates Opportunity
One guy who so far has made the most of every opportunity is 2010 first-round pick Brandon Graham, who has been focused and relentless. Vinny Curry, this year's second-round rookie, is an imposing figure who has had his moments but seems pretty raw.

McBriar finally expected to practice with Eagles
Punter Mat McBriar has resolved a work visa issue and is finally expected to practice with the Eagles on Wednesday.

Duce Staley embraces his role as an assistant coach for Eagles
Duce Staley was many things as a running back: shifty, powerful, able to eke out an extra yard somehow with defenders hanging all over him. He was an excellent, dependable blocker and a smooth, capable receiver. One thing he was not was avuncular.

Kafka's Training Something Out of Science Fiction - Birds 24/7
Want to know where Mike Kafka’s improved arm strength is coming from? Buckle up. The search to discover the origin of the quarterback’s newfound zip led us to his trainer Jay Schroeder, who has been working with Kafka since his sophomore year at Northwestern. A simple question about Schroeder’s methods put us on a twisting path that led into an almost supernatural realm.

The Hall of Fans — Scout the Competition " Brent E
An Eagles fan's entry into ESPN's "Hall of Fans"

Jerry Jones tells Cowboys fans Dallas will rip New York Giants - ESPN Dallas
"Y'all should come to that (Cowboys) stadium and watch us beat the Giants' ass," Jones told fans during a ceremony to signal the opening of Cowboys' training camp Monday, a festival-like event that featured a few skydivers and a performance from the franchise's famous cheerleaders.


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