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Bird Droppings 6/1/09

Bird Droppings
Bird Droppings

Competition at safety shaping up to be most interesting battle in Philadelphia Eagles starting lineup -

With the departure of Brian Dawkins to free agency, the starting safety opposite Quintin Mikell is one of the few, and maybe only, positions up for grabs when training camp begins in July. Eagles Insiders : What do Donovan McNabb, Colin Powell and Rudy Giuliani have in common?

Donovan McNabb, along with Charlie Manuel and Cole Hamels, will be speaking at a "get motivated" seminar.

Eagles have intrigue at safety, punter and running back positions --

Things learned and discerned while following the Eagles this offseason

With rookie camp now behind him, Jeremy Maclin can say with some degree of certainty that he's ready for the
professional level.


The Eagles have the ninth most difficult schedule in the league based on the 2008 winning percentage of their opponents.

New Punter Ken Parrish was impressive in his first practice with the Eagles. He could be more than just a "camp leg."

The Eagles may have snagged the best rookie WR of the draft -- for the second year in a row.




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