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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 think Celek can get going

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Coming off a career 2009 season, Eagles TE Brent Celek was expected to remain a viable target, but he slumped instead. The Eagles think he'll bounce back.

Reid says Eagles have agressive offseason plan

Posted May 18, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said his team will be agressive this offseason, whenever it begins.

Mikell could be out on Eagles' defense

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Top pick Danny Watkins might not be the only rookie who is in line for a starting position right away. Second-round S Jaiquawn Jarrett could replace Quintin Mikell at strong safety.

Former Eagles OL Gossage dies

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Former Eagles lineman Gene Gossage died Sunday at the age of 76. He was a member of the 1960 NFL championship team and played in 40 games with the Eagles from 1960-62.

Eagles' Akers on notice with Henery pick

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles made four draft picks and were well into the fourth round when they made perhaps their most controversial choice: Nebraska PK-P Alex Henery.

Watkins makes sense to Eagles

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Danny Watkins, a former firefighter, landing in Philadelphia is just perfect. He fits the need of an offensive linemen and the temperament that Andy Reid seeks in his players.

Cardinals might be targeting Eagles' Kolb

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
With the Cardinals passing on a quarterback with their first pick in the draft, they now can turn towards their biggest need. And the way we hear it, it could be Eagles QB Kevin Kolb.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

A simple request

Posted April 17, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Thanks to the Philadelphia Eagles, one mother has something to remember the son she lost more than 30 years ago.

Eagles want more from 2010 draft picks

Posted April 16, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
By all accounts, the Eagles' 13-man draft class last year was a fine bounty, but those players will be counted on to take strides in their second seasons.

Draft Dose: Who needs an interior lineman?

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In the 26th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at six teams that could consider drafting an interior lineman, like Florida's Mike Pouncey.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 23

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 23rd pick in the NFL draft, including RB Willis McGahee by the Bills in a surprise in 2003.

Drafted players' rights could be for sale

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
There's a rumor floating around NFL circles that if the union wins its courtroom battle, free agency could start May 1. Would teams, like the Eagles and Andy Reid, consider trading drafted players' rights? Maybe.

Eagles' Peters arrested following concert

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 11 a.m. ET
Eagles OLT Jason Peters was arrested in Shreveport, La. on Saturday for playing loud music, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest, according to multiple reports.

Hall of Famer Bednarik hospitalized

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Eagles Hall of Fame linebacker/center Chuck Bednarik was rushed to a hospital Tuesday after experienceing a shortness of breath.

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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