Why keeping Asante makes sense | Philly | 07/31/2011
* The Eagles had to cover three or more receivers 47 percent of the time in 2010, per Football Outsiders. * Teams like the Packers played offensively with three or more receivers 60 percent of the time.
Eagles' contract talks with Watkins at standstill
Rookie Danny Watkins missed his third day of practice while contract talks between his agent and the Eagles remain at a standstill. By Reuben Frank
NFL.com news: No pipe dream, Eagles knew exactly what they were doing
So, how'd they do it? That's what everyone wants to know about the Philadelphia Eagles, right? How did a team that already spends a fair amount on players come out of an uncapped year and into a fairly tightly capped year (the $123 million 2011 cap is roughly the same as the last capped year, in 2009), and then make a tremendous splash by landing top-of-the-market talent across various positions?
Farewell Kevin Kolb, We Hardly Knew You — McNabb or Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles Blog
Perhaps the strangest thing about the Kevin Kolb era was that it never came to pass.
The Seahawks cut MLB Lofa Tatupu when he refused to take a pay cut. I watched a couple of game tapes to check him out as a potential Eagles target. I was not impressed. I went back and looked at his numbers out of curiosity. You can see a huge drop off after his first 3 years to the next 3.