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Danny Watkins

Danny Watkins - #63 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 11/06/1984
Birthplace Kelowna, BC
College Baylor
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 23rd pick by Eagles

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles QB Vick injures hand

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick left the Eagles’ preseason opener after injuring his left (throwing) hand. Vick hit teammate Jason Kelce’s helmet on his follow through.

Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Andy Reid has returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral.

More than 900 people attend Garrett Reid's funeral

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
More than 900 people packed a Pennsylvania church for the funeral service of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid.

Reid releases statement after son's passing

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday on behalf of his family one day after the death of his son, Garrett.

Eagles owner says Reid will be coaching again later this week

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said he believes Andy Reid will be back coaching later this week.

Oldest son of Eagles' Reid found dead

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the site of Eagles training camp Sunday morning.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Report: Eagles' Babin out 2-3 weeks

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:02 a.m. ET
Eagles DE Jason Babin is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a calf injury, Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported Tuesday.

Eagles WR Cooper fractures collarbone

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Eagles WR Riley Cooper suffered a left collarbone fracture in Saturday’s practice, the team confirmed.

Notebook: Pondering the NFL rushing-title race

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening handicaps the contenders for the NFL rushing title, a subject which can be wagered upon in Las Vegas.

Eagles hire six coaching interns

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced the hiring of six interns for the 2012 coaching staff, including Correll Buckhalter and Greg Lewis.

Eagles sign P McBriar

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed former Cowboys P Mat McBriar to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles place DT Patterson on non-football injury list

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports that the Eagles have placed DT Mike Patterson on the non-football injury list.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 11, 2011
Watkins is inactive for Sunday's season opener at St. Louis.||||||| Watkins was the 23rd pick but had lost his starting job to recently signed Kyle DeVan.
Posted Aug. 01, 2011
The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Watkins, their projected opening-day starting right guard.||||||| Terms of the deal announced Monday night were not available. Watkins, the 23rd pick in this year's draft, missed the first five days of training camp at Lehigh University.
Posted April 29, 2011
Watkins, an offensive lineman from Baylor, was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 23rd pick of the NFL draft on Thursday night.||||||| The 26-year-old Watkins is a former firefighter who took an unconventional route to the pros. The Canadian has more experience as a firefighter (five years) than a football player (four) and played hockey and rugby in high school. Watkins, listed at 6-foot-4 and 312 pounds, played left tackle in college, but projects as a guard in the pros. He could help an offensive line that allowed 49 sacks last season, despite the presence of Michael Vick.

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