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Adam Caplan who was a guest of the Sports Bash this week, believes the Eagles will shop DeSean Jackson around the league after placing the franchise tag on the free agent later this month. If the Eagles can find a trade partner for Jackson, they would likely to turn free agent market or the draft to find a replacement.
Here is a list of FA wide receivers (click here)
Speaking of FA wide-outs, an NBC Philadelphia report suggests that free agent Plaxico Burress “badly” wants to sign with the Eagles. Entering his age-35 season, Plax can still score touchdowns, scoring 8 TD’s in New York this season with the Jets.
A source told Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald that there is “no sense of progress” between the Red Sox front office and free agent right-hander Roy Oswalt.
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. acknowledged Wednesday that he’s had discussions with Roy Oswalt’s agent. ESPN’s Jayson Stark reports that the Phillies have been shopping right-hander Joe Blanton to make room for Oswalt. Unless the Phillies can move Blanton, Amaro says that a reunion with the free agent Oswalt is “not feasible.”
Here are the contract details on the Juan Pierre deal, who signed a minor league deal with the Phillies last week. Pierre will earn $800K on the Major League roster and he could earn additional incentives based on plate appearances, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets.
Elton Brand returned from an injured thumb to recorded a double-double, scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Brand had sat out the previous two games is dealing with some swelling still. The Sixers fell to the Spurs 100-90.
Up Next: Friday vs LA Clippers
Chris Pronger surprised the team by showing up today to the teams practice at the Skate Zone. Pronger remains out for the season with post-concussion syndrome.
The Flyers loaned Harry Zolnierczyk to their AHL affiliate in Adirondack.
Up Next: Thursday vs Toronto Maple Leafs
|Temple 79, George Washington 72||Box Score | Recap|
|Delaware 71, North Carolina-Wilmington 53||Box Score | Recap|
|Drexel 63, James Madison 56||Box Score|
|Richmond 78, La Salle 76||Box Score|
|Saint Louis 72, Saint Joseph’s 60||Box Score | Recap|
|Seton Hall 59, Rutgers 54||Box Score | Recap|
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