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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

Hobbs 'very likely' to retire

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs is 'very likely' to retire, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Eagles CB Samuel out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled CB Asante Samuel out with a sprained MCL, and he will not make the trip to Chicago. CB Joselio Hanson will start in Samuel's place.

Eagles' McDermott responds to critics

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
There was speculation around midseason that defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was feeling the heat in his position, but the Eagles' improvement has quashed that talk.

Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bears OLT Frank Omiyale is serviceable and moves his feet well, but DE Trent Cole has the speed to beat him.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Report: Hobbs done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs will miss the rest of the season after a scary neck injury suffered in Sunday night's win over the Giants.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Vick transformation has familiar look

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:08 a.m. ET
Michael Vick's transformation is very similar to a Super Bowl-winning, Hall of Fame quarterback and has put the Eagles on a fast track in a wide-open NFC race.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Eagles CB Patterson must prove himself

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson will continue to see a lot of passes thrown in his direction until he proves he can defend the pass as well as teammate Asante Samuel, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles' offensive line could hold season's key

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Even with QB Michael Vick playing so well, a simple point has been overlooked: The Eagles' offensive line remains a unit with something to prove.

Scout's Notebook: Eagles TE Brent Celek

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Eagles TE Brent Celek from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

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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