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The Linc - Eagles Front 7 Among Most Improved NFC Units

HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 11:  DeMeco Ryan #59 of the Houston Texans waives the American flag during  player introductions during the season-opening game at Reliant Stadium on September 11, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 11: DeMeco Ryan #59 of the Houston Texans waives the American flag during player introductions during the season-opening game at Reliant Stadium on September 11, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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McNabb, Kolb trades shape 'D'
For both quarterbacks, here's the total: Nate Allen, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Casey Matthews, Vinny Curry, Brandon Boykin and to some degree, DeMeco Ryans.

After Vick, Eagles' QB situation cloudy
The Eagles have always valued their backup quarterbacks but going into 2012, they have three guys, Mike Kafka, Trent Edwards and draft pick Nick Foles fighting for jobs behind Mike Vick.

Eagles Front 7 among offseason's most improved units - NFL - ESPN
In 2011, this defense really struggled up front as it slowly adjusted to its new wide-nine defensive scheme out of its former 4-3 front, but it did play better late in the season. The biggest problem was a young group of linebackers who just couldn't play with any consistency. The coaches tried every combination of players available, but nothing seemed to work. The Eagles finally upgraded the linebacker corps by making a dramatic trade, adding MLB DeMeco Ryans from Houston this offseason. He will be the stabilizing force of this defense and a tremendous upgrade.

Goodell's suspension of Saints players proves this is a new NFL - NFL - CBSSports.com
Roger Goodell's punishment for Saints players is harsh, but Mike Freeman says the commissioner had no other choice. Not if he wanted to end bounties for good, or put a Saints organization living above NFL law back in line.

Sources -- Forensic pathologist credited with identifying CTE involved in Junior Seau's autopsy - ESPN
The forensic pathologist who first identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew to San Diego on Thursday to participate in the autopsy of former All-Pro linebacker Junior Seau, two sources with knowledge of the case told ESPN.com.

Twitter / @BrandonBoykin2: FYI.. ima be rockin #22 in ...
FYI.. ima be rockin #22 in Philly. lol u gotta get a jersey fam!

Paul Domowitch: Price is right if Bryce is right
Bryce Brown's agent made it clear to him that if he wants to be the next rags-to-riches NFL story, he's going to have to work his tail off when he reports to the Eagles.