Sunday, August 15, 2010

Sunday update

“I have no problems putting (Vick) in there in the Wildcat. You remember last year where I kind of had to juggle things with three quarterbacks. I’m not worried about it.”
Andy Reid on the role of backup quarterback Michael Vick

“It’s a small step and we still have a long way to go and we’re trying every day. It’s better than giving up two touchdowns, so we’re headed in the right direction.”
Stewart Bradley on the starting defense last Friday

Wide receiver Jason Avant disputed what sure looked like his first dropped pass of training camp. “I didn’t drop it,” he said after the morning practice. “I caught it and it was poked out.” Avant made a solid catch in front of Asante Samuel.
Sitting out the Sunday morning practice were center Nick Cole (knee), running backs
Mike Bell (calf) and J.J. Arrington (foot strain), and safety Quintin Demps (knee bone contusion). Cole returned for the afternoon practice.

A downpour resulted in the afternoon practice being moved inside Rausch Field House.
With safety Antoine Harris on injured reserve with a Lisfranc sprain, the Eagles worked out safeties Terrell Skinner and Jamal Fudge.

Defensive end Victor Abiamiri (knee) remains on the PUP list.

Those three TD bombs Luke McCown dropped on the Eagles’ reserves looked worse on film. “One was an assignment and the other two we were beat,” Reid said. “They did a good job with it and they got us.”

The Eagles Radiothon on WIP and WYSP runs Tuesday and Wednesday. Bid on lunch with Reid and a game of catch with Kolb at the NovaCare complex, among other auction items. Proceeds benefit City Year Greater Philadelphia and Eagles Youth Partnership.

The Eagles practice here Monday at 8:15 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. It’s also the last day for autographs, with the defensive linemen signing. The Lehigh U. phase of camp concludes with two practices Tuesday (8:15 a.m., 2 p.m.) and a brief one Wednesday (8:15 a.m.). Camp hotline: 215-320-5160.


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