April 2, 2012
He came, he saw, he left without a contract. Demetrius Bell was still a free agent when he departed Philadelphia after visiting with the Eagles over the weekend. The left tackle has met with four teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals, and Green Bay Packers, since the start of free agency last month. But he remains on the market even though the Eagles were scrambling to find a starting left tackle after Jason Peters suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon last week.
August 17, 2012
THE FIRST current player to filter into the NovaCare auditorium to pay tribute to Tra Thomas, as the Eagles' all-time games-played leader among offensive linemen officially retired, was Todd Herremans. These days Herremans is the right tackle, but for four seasons he played next to left tackle Thomas at left guard, after arriving as a fourth-round draftee from Saginaw Valley State. Herremans posed for photos with Thomas and former offensive line coach Juan Castillo, now the defensive coordinator.
September 8, 2011 |
The Eagles are making another change on the offensive line, this one just four days before the team's season opener Sunday in St. Louis. Guard Kyle DeVan, whose first practice with the Eagles was Monday, practiced with the starters Wednesday, ahead of rookie Danny Watkins, who has struggled at right guard. Neither coach Andy Reid, DeVan, nor Watkins would confirm the move, or say if it is permanent, but a team source said the change has been made. Wednesday practice lineups generally reflect Sunday's starters.
October 26, 2011 |
EAGLES LEFT TACKLE Jason Peters said he is ready to return and expects to play Sunday night against Dallas. Peters missed the last two games with a hamstring injury. He was back on the practice field Monday for the Eagles' abbreviated session. "I'm going to rock," Peters said on the team website yesterday. "Sunday, I'll be out there. " Peters was not available Monday when reporters were allowed access to the locker room. Fellow linemen said Monday the first-team o-line was Peters, left guard Evan Mathis, center Jason Kelce, right guard Danny Watkins and right tackle Todd Herremans.
October 11, 2010 |
What we're talking about after the Eagles' 27-24 victory over the San Francisco 49ers last night: Who's the starting QB? Kevin Kolb turned in an impressive performance against the Niners, completing 21 of 31 passes for 253 yards. If Michael Vick can play next week, will he start? Another big day for Shady: Playing with a fractured rib, LeSean McCoy rushed for 92 yards and had a 29-yard touchdown run. He also had five catches for 46 yards. Better against the run: After giving up 169 rushing yards to the Redskins last week, Sean McDermott's defense did a much better job against the run last night, holding Frank Gore to 2.9 yards per carry.
November 4, 2014
With 4 minutes, 4 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Eagles, with Mark Sanchez, above, at quarterback for the injured Nick Foles , led by 17-14. Their starting right guard, Todd Herremans , had left the game with an ankle injury. To that point, they had run the ball just 19 times in 50 offensive plays. Here is what happened next: The Eagles ran the ball 20 times in their final 24 plays (not including two kneel-downs), with one of the four pass plays becoming a Sanchez scramble.
July 27, 2013 |
Here is what insiders saw at Eagles training camp: A Philly Viking You won't see it while he's on the field - that darn helmet will cover it - but check out Todd Herremans ' new haircut when he's on the sideline. It's a two-tone mohawk. Wearing kelly green shorts; a plaid, short-sleeve, button-down shirt; and sunglasses to complement his new 'do, Herremans strolled into the NovaCare Complex on Thursday as if he was, well, in Minnesota. "I got really into the History Channel, that show Vikings, and that's where I got it from," Herremans said of the shaved look.
November 6, 2014 |
The Eagles went on a 70-yard scoring drive Sunday that lasted only four plays. Mark Sanchez did not even need to pass the ball. The Eagles ran twice with LeSean McCoy and twice with Chris Polk. The offensive line opened holes and the rushers dashed forward with only productive movement. It was a style that eluded the Eagles in the first month of the season, but was part of their identity in coach Chip Kelly's first season. "We just played smash-mouth," McCoy said after the Eagles' 31-21 win. "Just ran at them.
September 14, 2009 |
UP NEXT Who: New Orleans at Eagles When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: Lincoln Financial Field TV: Fox Radio: WYSP (94.1-FM), WIP (610-AM) Series history: Eagles lead, 16-10 (8-2 in Philadelphia) Last meeting: Eagles won, 38-23, on Dec. 23, 2007, in New Orleans INJURY REPORT -- Donovan McNabb, cracked rib. Injured after he scored a third-quarter touchdown on what appeared to be a late hit. Andy Reid would not rule out McNabb being available for next Sunday's game.