The assumption of innocence until guilt is proven is often overlooked in the court of public opinion. That is why Nate Allen is working hard to clear his name after his arrest in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday night.
Allen, who will soon become an unrestricted free agent, was detained by police in Fort Myers after being accused of exposing himself to a 16-year old girl. After the accuser’s story shifted a number of times, he was ultimately released. Continue reading ‘Nate Allen on arrest: ‘Having my name associated with something like this disgusts me’’
Happy Monday! Or, fine, just…Monday. Here’s a look at some of the Philadelphia Eagles news and headlines from the weekend:
Chip Kelly spoke to Philadelphia media last week and reiterated the fact that he is in no rush to name a starting quarterback. In fact he said that there is “nothing to gain” from naming one now. So stop wishing and hoping that one will be named sooner, will you? – CSNPhilly Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Waiting on an Eagles starting quarterback’
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The first Chip Kelly-led practice with the Philadelphia Eagles held under the watchful eye of the media is in the books, and the sentiment was unanimous: it didn’t disappointment.
It was a sensory experience. The loud music and the playlists (featuring the likes of Duran Duran, Tupac, Flo Rida, Ozzy Osbourne and the Dropkick Murphys, to name a few). The speed at which plays were conducted, with only 10 seconds “down” time. Where to look? What to watch for?
The Daily News’ Les Bowen, like many in attendance, went to where much ink already has been and will continue to focus in the next several months: the quarterbacks. Continue reading ‘A sensory experience: Speed, music and energy the new norms at Philadelphia Eagles practice’
A lot has changed since the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins first met in Week 11. That game was Nick Foles’ first career start in that NFL. Both teams were 3-6.
But that’s where the fortunes of the teams took divergent paths. Continue reading ‘Washington Redskins v. Philadelphia Eagles: Birds relishing the role of spoiler?’
Defensive tackle Mike Patterson is back on the 53-man roster of the Philadelphia Eagles. The move to activate him was made on Saturday.
Patterson has shown that he had made a full recovery following his brain surgery for AVM, a condition that caused him to collapse in seizures at training camp in the summer of 2011. To make room for Patterson, the Eagles released linebacker Jason Williams.
Patterson is thrilled at his progress and the chance to once again be a healthy member of the Eagles.
“More than anything, I am excited to get back out here…I am just hoping to stay with the speed and just keep on working. That’s the only thing I have a concern with, just staying with the speed of the game.” Continue reading ‘Eagles Briefs: DT Mike Patterson activated to roster’