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Philadelphia Eagles links for 7/27/13.

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Just another day of Eagles training camp practice today. Don't forget to follow the BGN writers covering Eagles TC on Twitter:

Jimmy "Hack" Kempski - @JimmyKempski

Brandon Lee Gowton - @BrandonLeeSBN

Let's get to the links:

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp 2013 Notes & Quotes - Friday 7/26/2013 - Brandon Lee Gowton, BGN
My practice notes from yesterday along with some quotes from Chip Kelly, Trent Cole, and Danny Watkins. Find out how Trent is adjusting to the 3-4 OLB position.

Eagles training camp 2013: First full practice recap - Jimmy Kempski,
Jimmy's practice notes. Mine are probably better, but read his anyway for the extra perspective.

Brandon Graham Embraces Change Again - Danta Klaus,
Graham worked on improving his agility and explosion in the offseason, "speed stuff, just so I can lose the weight and make sure I'll be able to run (with receivers)." He put in the necessary work, and the results are evident. Graham looks trim, his physique muscular yet sleek, and his ultimate goal is to get to 260 pounds by the time the regular season starts. He said he "feels good" and is in the best shape of his career. As for the diet itself: "Yeah, it was hard at first because I like McDonald's and all that type of stuff," Graham said. "Now I just pass by and be like, nah, I can't do that because I definitely love how my figure is. My girl likes it, too."

Chip and the Eagles: Attack Like Navy Seals - Mark Saltveit,
For Kelly, conditioning is mental as much as physical. Winning the Day begins in practice, with the mentality that every minute of practice is just as important as a game, and every game is the Super Bowl. By the transitive property, then, every minute of practice is also the Super Bowl, and you win by attacking it with that same intensity and focus.

Washington Redskins LB Keenan Robinson out for season -
Second-year Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson tore his pectoral muscle at Thursday's practice and is out for the season,'s Ian Rapoport reported, citing a source. It's an especially tough break for the former University of Texas star, who also tore a pectoral muscle last season. This time, he injured the other pec.

What It's Like to Get Whacked | The MMQB with Peter King
Austen Lane’s first-person account of the pain, self-doubt and uncertainty that comes with losing your job in the NFL

The Pop Warner Offense That Confounded Sean Payton, and What It Says About Offensive Innovation in the NFL - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
Much of the talk this offseason has been about stopping the read-option, but in Sean Payton's year away from the NFL, he had trouble with a much different offensive attack: the single wing.

Why you may not know who really made Madden NFL | Polygon
After more than two years of court battles, Robin Antonick — one of the original, now-forgotten developers behind Electronic Arts' seminal Madden NFL franchise — is still hoping to be awarded tens of millions of dollars, and credit for the use of his innovative work, in a breach-of-contract lawsuit with the company.

More NFL teams opting for the comforts of home over going away for training camp - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
Better facilities, technology and greater access to fans are just a few of the reasons why more NFL teams are opting to remain at home for training camps, as opposed to roughing it on college campuses. More NFL teams opting for the comforts of home over going away for training camp

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