January 7, 2005 |
Three Eagles were selected to the Associated Press All-Pro first team, announced yesterday. Wide receiver Terrell Owens represents the Eagles' offense. It is the fifth time Owens has been selected to the All-Pro team, which is selected by a nationwide panel of writers and broadcasters. On defense, safety Brian Dawkins was selected for the third time and third-year cornerback Lito Sheppard for the first time. Placekicker David Akers made the second team.
January 28, 2006 |
Tight end Mike Bartrum was named yesterday to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as the long snapper, joining two other Eagles on the squad. "I feel honored to be representing my team at the Pro Bowl," Bartrum said. "It will be a very special experience for me and my family. Honors like this don't come along very often, and I plan to make the most of it. " Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter was the lone Eagle voted to the Pro Bowl, and safety Brian Dawkins was named this week as an injury replacement.
September 30, 2012
Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins will have his No. 20 retired by the team at halftime of Sunday night's game against the visiting New York Giants. Dawkins is expected to address the fans from the field. Dawkins, who ended his career with 37 interceptions and eight Pro Bowl selections , is in his first year of retirement after playing for the Eagles from 1996 to 2008 and the last three seasons with the Denver Broncos. "It's going to be electric," Dawkins said of the ceremony.
April 23, 2012 |
Here is a sampling of reaction to Brian Dawkins' announcement that he is retiring after 16 seasons in the NFL. NFL comissioner Roger Goodell: "Congrats Brian Dawkins on a successful 16-year career. Great player, great family. More importantly, great man in community and locker room. " Broncos head coach John Fox: "Brian Dawkins is one of the best to ever play the game, a future Hall of Famer who changed the way his position is played. In many ways, he helped my job as a coach with his great leadership and preparation.
July 25, 2012 |
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Vinny Curry talks to his right forearm. Etched on the underside of the limb, just below the bend in his arm, is a tattoo of his mother. Linda "Cissy" Jackson died last Oct. 10 at the age of 50 after a battle with liver cancer, and Curry said that he talks to the tattoo of his mother when he needs soothing. "I talked to it last night," the Eagles defensive end said Tuesday. "Yesterday I felt like I could have had a better day, and I just read the Bible, prayed, and talked to my mom. 'Just watch over me and let me come out here and have a better day.' And I believe I took a step forward.
May 13, 2010
After visiting with the Washington Redskins, former Eagles running back Brian Westbrook is scheduled to visit the Denver Broncos, according to reports. In Washington, Westbrook would join former teammate Donovan McNabb and his brother, Byron. In Denver, he would reunite with Correll Buckhalter and Brian Dawkins. The Broncos already have Knowshon Moreno, Buckhalter and J.J. Arrington on the roster. According to ESPN.com, Westbrook met with Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as well as others.
April 17, 2009 |
New Denver Broncos safety Brian Dawkins has won the 43rd annual Byron "Whizzer" White award honoring the 13-year veteran's community work while with the Eagles. Dawkins received the award as the NFL player who best served his team, community and country in the spirit of White, who was a Supreme Court justice, pro football player and humanitarian. Dawkins, who joined the Broncos this spring as a free agent, served as regional spokesman for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation while in Philadelphia.
January 25, 2004 |
For the second time in two days, the NFC East champion Eagles watched a rebuilding Chicago Bears team raid Andy Reid's coaching staff. The latest foray landed the Bears a special-teams coach in Dave Toub, who had been an assistant to Eagles special-teams coach John Harbaugh the last three seasons. Toub, 41, also helped coach the Eagles' defensive line and assisted with quality control. Toub's hiring came one day after Eagles linebackers coach Ron Rivera was named the Bears' defensive coordinator.
September 17, 2007
David Aldridge The Eagles own the Redskins. The back of Washington's jerseys should read "Property of Lurie". Bob Brookover The Eagles know they gave away a game on opening day in Green Bay. Bob Ford Reno Mahe doesn't break a punt return for a score, but everything else goes better. Ashley Fox Brian Dawkins said he's "jacked up" for this one. Let's hope so. Ray Parrillo McNabb continues his pattern of rebounding after poor performances in season openers.
January 9, 2009
The Eagles are hosting a "Believe in Green" playoff party tonight beginning at 6 o'clock at Chickie's and Pete's on Packer Avenue. Running back Correll Buckhalter, cornerback Sheldon Brown, linebacker Akeem Jordan, cornerback Joselio Hanson, defensive tackle Trevor Laws and quarterback A.J. Feeley will greet fans and sign autographs. A limited number of autograph tickets will be given to fans on a first-come, first-served basis. Brown and Hanson will sign from 6 to 7, with Jordan and Buckhalter from 7 to 8, and Laws and Feeley from 8 to 9. The Eagles cheerleaders, Swoop and the Eagles Pep Band also will be in attendance.