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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

Eagles go three straight on 'D'

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles came into Friday’s portion of the draft with options, and they left it with more depth on what looks like a monster front seven.

Eagles' Patterson still in the picture

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
Eagles DT Mike Patterson still should be a big contributor despite the team drafting DT Fletcher Cox in Round One.

Eagles rightfully pounce on DT Cox

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles had problems maintaining leads and stopping the run, and Fletcher Cox helps solve both of these issues.

Falcons acquire CB Samuel for seventh-round pick

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Philadelphia has traded veteran CB Asante Samuel to the Falcons for a seventh-round pick. Samuel has agreed to a restructured contract.

Dawkins announces retirement

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Brian Dawkins, one of the most feared defensive players in football over the past 16 seasons, announced on Monday he has retired.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Eagles re-sign DT Landri

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with DT Derek Landri on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not announced.

Eagles' Asomugha, Avant see greener pastures ahead

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Eagles teammates Nnamdi Asomugha and Jason Avant took time out from a service project to talk about their excitement for next season.

Philadelphia Eagles

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Here are the Philadelphia Eagles top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Eagles sign former Bills OLT Bell

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Eagles found a potential replacement for OLT Jason Peters, signing Demetress Bell to a five-year deal.

NFC East draft needs

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
With the Redskins set to draft QB Robert Griffin III, Eric Edholm identifies the top three draft needs for all four teams in the NFC East.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

Samuel willing to re-do deal to help trade

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel reportedly has taken a key step to help him leave Philadelphia's crowded CB corps.

Eagles OLT Peters ruptures Achilles tendon

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that OLT Jason Peters ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg.

Eagles re-sign OT Dunlap

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with OT King Dunlap on a one-year contract.

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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