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PhillyBurbs.com:  Out to prove himself
Marlin Jackson isn't quite ready to say he'll be the Eagles' starting free safety in 2010. He sure isn't saying he won't be. "I know there's an opportunity there for me, and I'm just going to do what I have to do so that it is my position," Jackson said. "I definitely plan on starting. I've been a starter (when healthy) for the past three years in the NFL. I've done a good job at being a starter, so I feel that (if) I have the opportunity, I'll take advantage of it."

NFL Notebook: Eagles Survey
This week, the Sporting News devotes an entire page to Philadelphia football issues. What makes it interesting is the magazine polled 34 former Eagles for their take on various topics so this isn’t some random man-on-the-street survey.

Should OC/DC experience be a prerequisite for a Head Coach? - Buc 'Em
Andy Reid is among several successful NFL coaches who didn't have prior NFL coordinator experience.

Titans to host Eagles' free-agent safety | Nashville City Paper: Nashville's Online Source for Daily News
Sean Jones will be the third member of the 2009 Eagles to take a look at Tennessee. Defensive end Jason Babin visited last week, followed by linebacker Will Witherspoon, who signed a three-year, $11 million contract.

Someone tell Hank Baskett to hold onto the stupid ball! - Stampede Blue
Hank Baskett acts indifferent to his screw-up in Super Bowl 44.

Iggles Blog - Philadelphia Eagles Blog: Macho Money
One of my favorite things that happens after the NFL season is the distribution of performance-based pay for the prior year. This system rewards players who have low salaries but a high amount of playing time. It doesn't come from...

Does Larry Johnson have anything left? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Johnson was brilliant for two seasons in the league. But the last time he truly helped a team was 2006. I don't see Johnson being happy about playing second-fiddle to Portis, but that's what he'll be asked to do. This will go down as the first highly questionable signing by the Redskins.

Donovan McNabb-Terrell Owens not the only sports reunion worthy of reality TV | MLive.com
Even if it’s for a show that’s less interesting than any given episode of "Yo Gabba Gabba," it’s heartening to see these two crazy kids bury the hatchet. And in this model of karmic love, here area few other people who could stand to re-connect through reality TV:

NFL panel finds some injuries more common on turf - NFL- nbcsports.msnbc.com
An NFL panel found that certain serious knee and ankle injuries happen more often in games played on the most popular brand of artificial turf than on grass.