Drafting a guard in the first round is usually a pretty sure bet. When the Eagles selected Danny Watkins out of Baylor in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, they thought they were getting a player who could be an important part of the Eagles offensive line for years to come.
Watkins signed a $555,000, one-year contract with Miami and joined the team Tuesday.
General Manager Howie Roseman says the team may not be done making roster moves before the season opener.
Former first-round pick Danny Watkins, a firefighter before the Philadelphia Eagles drafted him 23rd overall in 2011, has been released.
Eagles offensive lineman Danny Watkins says he’s not sure where it all went wrong for the team.
Rookie quarterback Nick Foles will make his first career start, filling in for Mike Vick as he recovers from a concussion.
Despite battling flue-like symptoms all week LeSean McCoy expects to be available Sunday afternoon against the Dallas Cowboys.
The fate of the Eagles offensive line this season might be summed up the way the whole team has been so far.
With Danny Watkins likely unavailable this weekend, the Eagles are hoping to see a strong performance from 22-year old rookie Dennis Kelly, who will be in line to make his first career start.
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Five things to watch for in tonight’s Eagles game.
When the season began, the only constant on the Eagles offensive line was Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters. Seven weeks in, a makeshift unit is helping the Eagles put up record numbers.
I understand the Eagles’ problems. They outwitted the league by stock piling salary cap millions to take advantage of a wild free agency frenzy.
Andy Reid confirms that rookie first-round pick Danny Watkins is taking first team reps at right guard with an eye towards starting Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.
Until Todd Herremans and Michael Vick banged helmets on Sunday night in Atlanta, it looked like college football around here.