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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

Saints assistant Allen to interview with Eagles

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen will interview for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Mornhinweg earns praise for rebuilding Vick, Eagles' offense

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
For his work in fine-tuning the offense of the surprising Eagles, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Redskins trying to build value of McNabb, Haynesworth

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Many were surprised when Redskins GM Bruce Allen hinted that QB Donovan McNabb and DT Albert Haynesworth possibly could return in 2011. Don't buy it.

Washburn will be big boon to Eagles

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question isn't whether new DL coach Jim Washburn will help the Eagles but by how much, one Washburn colleague tells PFW.

Eagles hire Washburn to coach defensive line

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have hired Jim Washburn as their defensive line coach. He previously held the same position with the Titans.

Vick is Comeback Player of the Year

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick put controversy behind him and turned in a season for the ages.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Eagles fire defensive coordinator McDermott

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed an earlier report that they have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. McDermott had spent 12 seasons with the Eagles and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2009.

Eagles mull Vick contract, Kolb trade options

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles might say they want both Michael Vick and Kevin Kolb back, but they would be crazy not to investigate how much Kolb would return in a trade.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Eagles sign two to futures contracts

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed a pair of players to a futures contract on Thursday, with OL Fenuki Tupou and S Jamar Wall agreeing to deals.

Reid on Eagles' 2011 QB: 'We'll see'

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid would not commit to either Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb following the 21-16 loss to the Packers in the playoffs.

Eagles sign three, including WR Moss

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
One day following their elimination from the playoffs, the Eagles signed WR Sinorice Moss, WR Rod Harper and OL Dallas Reynolds.

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Packers-Eagles second-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the second half of the Packers' Wild-Card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

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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