June 28, 2012 |
THE EAGLES announced the schedule Tuesday for their new-look training camp at Lehigh. Unlike past years, the walkthrough practice will be in the morning with the main practice in the afternoon to better simulate the way the Eagles operate in the regular season. Rookies and selected veterans report to training camp on July 22, and will practice for the first time the following day. The remainder of the team reports on July 25 with the first full practice the following day. That practice is closed to the public.
August 4, 2009 |
To hit or not to hit? At NFL training camps, that's always a big question. The Eagles are one of the few teams that have live hitting sessions during training camp, and the reality is that means there is greater risk for injury. For years, the Eagles have had players go down with varying degrees of injuries during the full-contact sessions, with the latest being middle linebacker Stewart Bradley, who suffered a season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament to his right knee during the team's Flight Night practice Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
July 22, 2010
The Eagles training-camp site is at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus in Bethlehem. Rookies, free agents and selected veterans report Monday. Everyone else is scheduled to report Thursday. Players will practice for the first time in full pads on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. All practices are open to the public except for Friday, July 30, Friday, Aug. 12 and Aug. 18, the day camp breaks. There is no charge for admission and parking. The Play 60 Zone, a collection of interactive games and activities where kids can test their football skills, is free and open to the public during the morning and afternoon sessions.
September 15, 2011
1 BRAYDEN SCHENN , center: Schenn, 20, has by far been the most impressive player in the 3-day rookie camp this week. Schenn hung for 23 games on the Los Angeles Kings' roster to start last season - and played in eight - but an injury derailed his season and he was sent back to junior hockey. 2 MATT READ, center: Scott Hartnell's quote about the former Bemidji State captain says it all: "I didn't know much about him, but skating with him over the past few weeks, it looks like he's going to be a good player in this league.
July 22, 1988 |
When the Eagles conclude today's "voluntary" workout, the next time they will be getting together will be on Tuesday at West Chester University for their opening meeting of official training camp. But as many as 12 Eagles who answered coach Buddy Ryan's call for volunteers over the last three weeks may be AWOL. With yesterday's signing of rookie draft picks Eric Everett, a fifth-round cornerback, and Joe Schuster, a 10th-round defensive tackle, the Eagles now have two draft picks and 10 veteran free agents unsigned.
February 23, 2000 |
Bobby Abreu, the Phillies' rising star in right field, will miss today's first full-squad workout of the spring. Abreu, who signed a three-year, $14.25 million contract last month, has been delayed traveling to Florida from Venezuela because his mother has been ill. Abreu is expected to arrive at camp sometime tomorrow, but possibly not in time to work out. He is expected to take part in the full workout Friday. No one else is expected to arrive late. In fact, most position players have been in camp for several days, taking batting practice and lifting weights.
July 23, 2010
Eagles training camp is set to start Monday and run through Aug. 18 at Lehigh University, and the Birds have several positions up for grabs. Here is a look at a few: Thursday: Free safety Friday: Center Saturday: Strong-side linebacker Sunday: Right cornerback - and fan's guide to training camp. Monday: Overview: It's a youth movement for the Birds.
June 19, 2008 |
The Oakland Raiders expect receiver Javon Walker to be ready for training camp when he recovers from injuries suffered in a robbery in Las Vegas last weekend. Raiders coach Lane Kiffin finally spoke to Walker by phone yesterday morning, more than 2 days after Walker was discovered unconscious and beaten on a back street near the Las Vegas Strip following a night of partying. Walker was released from a hospital after treatment for a concussion and facial injuries. "The info that I have is he's going to be fine," Kiffin said.
July 25, 2013
Here is what insiders saw at Eagles training camp : Laugh track In a hallway after practice Tuesday, rookie quarterback Matt Barkley watched wide receiver DeSean Jackson's new rap video, "Diamonds on My Neck," featuring Snoop Dogg and Yung Chris. His reaction: He chuckled. You can check the music out, too, on youtube.com. No stripes When asked if he noticed any difference in passes thrown by NFL-caliber quarterbacks and college quarterbacks, free agent wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah jokingly mentioned the absence of the two white stripes on the balls used in college games.