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2009-12-18 08:00:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards was named the 23rd winner of the Walter Payton Award Thursday night at The Sports Network's Football Championship Subdivision Awards Banquet, held at the Chattanooga Convention Center on the eve of the NCAA Division I Football Championship title game. Edwards became the first player to capture the award in back-to-back seasons and the first two-time winner of the Payton Award. Appalachian State...

2009-12-14 11:32:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards, Elon wide receiver Terrrell Hudgins and Southern Illinois running back Deji Karim were announced last week as the three finalists for the 23rd annual Walter Payton Award. The Payton Award, which is voted on by an elite panel of sports information directors, writers and broadcasters covering FCS football, goes to the top player in the sub-classification. The winner will be named on Dec. 17 in...

2009-09-23 17:33:03

The Philadelphia Eagles went through practice Wednesday without quarterback Donovan McNabb and running back Brian Westbrook. The team's top offensive players continue to recover from injuries -- McNabb a broken rib and Westbrook a slightly sprained ankle. McNabb was hurt in Philadelphia's season-opening 38-10 win over Carolina on Sept. 13, and was inactive last Sunday when the Eagles were trounced 48-22 by the New Orleans Saints. Coach Andy Reid told the Philadelphia News Wednesday he would...

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2009-09-17 14:00:00

Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid says the health of injured quarterback Donovan McNabb is improving, but his status for Sunday's game is unknown. McNabb has not practiced this week after suffering a cracked rib in Philadelphia's season-opening 38-10 rout of the Carolina Panthers. He is making progress, Reid said. We'll just see how he does over the next couple of days. The Eagles play their 2009 home opener against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, and if McNabb's cracked rib prevents him...

2009-09-13 16:17:39

Donovan McNabb passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third before he was injured Sunday in a 38-10 Philadelphia Eagles rout of the Carolina Panthers. McNabb completed 4-yard TD tosses to Brent Celek and Brian Westbrook and scored on a 3-yard third-quarter run, which left him lying in the end zone with an apparent rib injury. The veteran quarterback was able to walk off the field but didn't play after that. DeSean Jackson returned a punt 85 yards for another touchdown for Philadelphia...

2009-08-15 16:59:04

Quarterback Michael Vick went through his first practice session Saturday since his career was disrupted by prison time for a federal dogfighting conviction. Vick, having completed his sentence and given the go-ahead by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to seek employment within the league, signed a one-year contract this week with the Philadelphia Eagles, who hold an option for a second year. Donovan McNabb is the team's starting quarterback. The one-time Atlanta quarterback, a three-time...

2009-01-07 19:32:17

Running back Brian Westbrook and three other Philadelphia starters missed practice Wednesday for the Eagles' upcoming playoff game with the New York Giants. Cornerback Asante Samuel, fullback Dan Klecko and offensive tackle John Runyan also were sidelined. The Eagles visit the Giants Sunday in an NFC divisional playoff. Westbrook has been bothered by various injuries, including a knee injury. It has been tough every week to get ready to play, just dealing with the different injuries that I...

2009-01-04 19:41:06

Brian Westbrook's 71-yard touchdown reception broke up a close game Sunday and helped Philadelphia notch a 26-14 NFC wild-card win over Minnesota. The versatile running back had been held in check before his pivotal touchdown with 6:37 remaining in the contest gave the Eagles some breathing room at 23-14. Westbrook finished with 121 all-purpose yards (83 receiving, 38 rushing). Donovan McNabb, who rose to 5-0 lifetime against the Vikings, completed 23-of-34 passes for 300 yards, one...

2008-12-03 13:23:48

Philadelphia's Bryant Westbrook is the NFC offensive player of the week. The versatile running back, in his seventh season from Villanova, became the fourth player in NFL history to accumulate two rushing touchdowns and two receiving touchdowns in the same contest when the Eagles beat the Arizona Cardinals, 48-20, on Thanksgiving night. Westbrook is one of only seven players in NFL history with at least 25 rushing and 25 receiving touchdowns. Joining him in the NFC are Minnesota end Jared...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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