Posts Tagged ‘Jason Kelce’

Michael Vick’s thumb injury shouldn’t worry Eagles

When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick jogged off the field in Thursday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, shaking his hand after hitting it on teammate Jason Kelce‘s helmet, a collective groan echoed from Eagles Nation.

NFL.com and NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones later reported that X-rays taken on Vick’s thumb were negative.  The question this week on radio shows and in the blogosphere will be if Vick should sit out next Monday’s matchup with the New England Patriots and how much he should play the rest of the preseason.

Rookie Richter: Which OL newcomers can rumble?

In our first installment of the “Rookie Richter,” we grade the guys who really pound the earth when they move — offensive linemen. After hunkering over hours of coaching tape, closely evaluating their debut performances, here are the blockers who made the greatest — and weakest — impacts for their teams.

Eagles strike deals with eight draft picks

The Eagles got the bulk of their draft choices under contract Wednesday, agreeing to terms with eight picks, according to a league source.

Sure-handed Binns shines at Cincinnati pro day

Armon Binns took part in Cincinnati’s pro day on March 28, one of nine Bearcats on display in front of representatives for 27 NFL teams. The event was held indoors on FieldTurf.

Forget the 40: Splits are where it’s at for scouts

It’s an odd (and occasionally unpleasant) sight to see linemen legging out 40-yard dashes, and most NFL talent evaluators feel the same way. While a 40 time offers a window into a prospect’s athleticism, it really has no bearing on his overall evaluation.

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