July 26, 2012;Bethlehem, PA. USA; Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen (29) warms up prior to training camp at Lehigh University. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE
Eagles training camp recap: Day 9, August 1, 2012: Brett Brackett continues to impress, as does Bryce Brown – Blogging the bEast
Got my first chance to see Brett Brackett in pass protection. Abused by Brandon Graham. Not pretty. However, Brackett caught a couple TDs today, and continues to be a very effective receiver. If you were to ask me if he’s in or out at this point, my guess would be that he makes the team as a 3rd TE.
Philadelphia Eagles Practice Observations
When asked if he could see himself helping the Eagles in short yardage or goal-line situations, Bryce Brown didn’t hesitate to deliver a clear answer. "I can see myself doing anything the coaches ask me to do," he said. "It doesn’t matter what it is, I can see myself doing it."
Will Asante's Departure Improve Red Zone D? | Iggles Blitz
It will be very interesting to see how Asante and the Falcons do compared to the Eagles and the new focus on press coverage. One stat I’ll definitely check on is if their Red Zone defense gets worse and ours gets much better. Asante’s gambling can be very beneficial to a team, but I fervently believe that he is a major weakness in the RZ.
Training Camp: Highlights and lowlights
We give you a look at some of the best and worst plays from Wednesday afternoon, from hard hits and catches over the middle to Jason Avant beating Nnamdi Asomugha deep.
Who will step up with Babin and Cole out?
Jason Babin pointed out that the younger players -- like Brandon Graham, Phillip Hunt and rookie Vinny Curry -- could benefit from his absence by getting to play against better competition. He was asked who he thought would benefit the most. "I think that person will probably emerge at the end of this week," Babin said. "It will be obvious to everyone … I got a guy in mind."