It’s another slow news day in Eagles Nation. No breaking news or rumors not involving Anquan Boldin or Jason Peters.
Although, now that Jay Cutler is officially on the trading block, I imagine the gossip guys will start speculating he might land in Philly. Uh… not gonna happen. I still find it hard to fathom that the Broncos are open to dealing a 25-year-old franchise quarterback. Cutler is behaving like a whiny toddler, but what would you expect? He’s a quarterback!
I blame wunderkind Josh McDaniels for this whole mess. As I’ve stated before, if you’re going to trade your quarterback a month after arriving in town, TRADE HIM! Don’t flirt with a couple teams without ensuring a concrete deal is in place. Now, Joshy boy has managed to miss out on the guy he wanted and totally piss off the guy he had. Good job. Yet another Belichick disciple who thinks he has all the answers. You know, like Charlie Weis, Romeo Crennel and Eric Mangini. Maybe the Broncos can ship Cutler to Detroit, draft Matt Stafford and cross their fingers he’s another Matt Ryan. Either that or they roll with Chris Simms, trade for someone not as talented as Cutler or sign a stopgap like Jeff Garcia. Ugh.
The Nick Cole re-signing yesterday went largely unnoticed. He was a RFA, so he was coming back once he inked his tender. However, his return is important to the Eagles’ O-line plans. Lest we forget, prior to being thrust into the starting right guard spot last season, Cole was the back-up center. Reid has insinuated Cole will “compete” with Jamaal Jackson come training camp. Hmm? We already know the guy is capable, so what of he wins the starting center job? Combine that with a potential shift of either Herremans or Andrews to left tackle and the Birds will need some help at guard. With all the tackle talk surrounding the upcoming draft, it could be that the Eagles are focusing their attention on the guard position instead.
Here’s some breaking news: Golden Boy Tom Brady’s model wife Gisele considered booting her lover-boy out the door when she found out he knocked-up Bridget Moynahan. Then she came to her senses and realized she was about to dump Tom Brady and his millions. Whew! I’m so glad those two kids were able to keep it together. I mean if a Super Bowl winning quarterback and a gorgeous supermodel can find true love, it gives hope to us all.