April 28, 1994 |
The sale of the Philadelphia Eagles to movie producer Jeffrey Lurie moved a step closer to completion when the NFL's finance committee unanimously approved the deal.
November 27, 2012 |
Going into his 14th season as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Andy Reid got what has been perceived as an ultimatum by team owner Jeffrey Lurie, who said a second straight 8-8 season would be "unacceptable. " Well, here we are, the day after the Eagles fell to the Carolina Panthers, 30-22, to drop to 3-8 this season. For those of you who might struggle a bit with math, that means now the best-case scenario for the Eagles is 8-8. In other words, things aren't looking good for Reid.
August 5, 2012 |
Eagles Coach Andy Reid's eldest son, Garrett Reid, has been found dead in his room at the team's training camp at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Reid's son, who had a history of personal problems including drug addiction, had been working as a member of the team's training and conditioning staff. Lehigh University police said a 911 call was made at 7:20 a.m., and that when police found him, there were no unusual or suspicious circumstances at the dormitory. No cause of death has been given.
April 24, 2012 |
Brian Dawkins has decided to retire after 16 seasons in the NFL, he announced Monday on Twitter. But the eight-time all-pro safety still has another decision to make: Does he want to be remembered as an Eagle or a Bronco? Dawkins remains undecided about whether he should retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, the team with which he spent the first 13 years of his career, or the Denver Broncos, the team that showed him love when he felt spurned by the Eagles. The Eagles reportedly have told Dawkins they want him to retire as member of their team.
April 7, 1994 |
Movie producer Jeffrey Lurie said Wednesday he will buy the Philadelphia Eagles for a reported $185 million, believed to be the highest price ever paid for a sports franchise. Lurie, who intends to keep the team in Philadelphia, bought the club from Norman Braman after weeks of negotiations. The Eagles did not disclose a selling price. However, reports have put the price tag at $185 million, which would eclipse the $173 million that Peter Angelos paid for the Baltimore Orioles last year.
October 30, 2012 |
Michael Vick did not receive an endorsement from his coach following the Philadelphia Eagles' third straight loss, 30-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. It apparently took Andy Reid more than 24 hours to decide that Vick will remain his team's starting quarterback, at least for Monday night's against the New Orleans Saints. There has been no official announcement since the Eageles' headquarters were closed Monday due to Sandy, the massive storm that has lashed the East Coast, but three sources told the Associated Press of Reid's decision.