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The Linc - Poor Kevin Kolb

Philadelphia Eagles links for 8/3/2013.

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Eagles training camp practice is back today. Don't forget to follow the BGN writers covering Eagles TC on Twitter:

Jimmy "Not a hack" Kempski - @JimmyKempski

Brandon Lee Gowton - @BrandonLeeSBN

Let's get to the links:

DeSean Jackson and Damaris Johnson are very short and very light - JimmyK,
Very important pictures and data inside. Must click.

Tough Ask: Defending the Run from Safety in the Wide 9 - John Breitenbach, PFF/BGN
A couple examples of the difficult situations the Eagles' safeties were put in last year because of the Wide 9.

Tom Gamble Opens Up On Personnel - Danta Klaus,
Tom Gamble admitted there was not another situation for which he would have made a lateral move. Gamble left his position as vice president of player personnel for the San Francisco 49ers because the pull of coming back home to Philadelphia and being part of this new era of Eagles football proved too enticing, too exciting an opportunity.

Bills training camp: Kevin Kolb injures left knee - Brian Galliford, Buffalo Rumblings
Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb left training camp practice on Saturday with a left knee injury - which he suffered after slipping on a rubber mat walking between practice fields. (Yes, seriously.)

Secondary Thoughts - Tommy Lawlor, Iggles Blitz
Tommy talks about the Eagles secondary, including Kenny Phillips and Curtis Marsh.

In crowded backfield, Polk makes big impression - Geoff Mosher, CSN Philly
Chris Polk has had himself a nice training camp. Can he make an impact during the season?

Inside the Eagles: Kelly's decisions could have locker room implications - Jeff McLane, Inquirer
When the Eagles treated Riley Cooper's racial slur as a public relations matter rather than a football one, it undermined the new coach and his evolving relationship with his players.

Chip Kelly Update: Torn ACLs and Racial Incidents - Mark Saltveit,
Training camp finally opened for the entire Eagles team, and Chip Kelly faced adversity almost immediately

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