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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

Vick 'feels great' after Eagles practice

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick completed his first full practice since suffering a rib cartilage injury in Week Four and says he "feels great."

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

No double QB jeopardy in Philly

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
Although many league observers believe that Eagles head coach Andy Reid's gear-switching at quarterback may end up being more trouble than it's worth, the consensus is that his twin-pack under center is much more of a blessing than ...

Dixon unlikely to give up Eagles' DT job

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Although Brodrick Bunkley is expected back from injury soon, don't expect him to regain the starting DT job from Antonio Dixon, who has impressed the Eagles, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles not making change at defensive coordinator

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Despite a report from ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that largely can be chalked up to speculation, the Eagles are not planning to make a move with defensive coordinator Sean McDermott.

Eagles WR Jackson expects to play in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson passed the Eagles' post-concussion test on Monday and spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday about the hit that knocked him out in Week Six.

Reid says Jackson could return in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said on his radio show Monday evening that WR DeSean Jackson has passed his concussion tests and could play in the team's next game, a Week Nine contest vs. the Colts.

Britt's performance not all on Hobbs, Allen

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles had no answers for Titans WR Kenny Britt, who scored three touchdowns against them in Sunday's loss at Nashville.

Vick will return as Eagles' starter in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will return to the starting lineup in Week Nine following the Eagles' bye week, according to head coach Andy Reid.

Britt doesn't start, gains 225 yards in Titans win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins threw three touchdowns to Kenny Britt, who had the best game of his career two days after being involved in a bar fight, and the Tennessee Titans scored 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat the ...

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for games played in Week Six.

Titans QB Young does not practice; listed as questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young did not practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Eagles rule WR Jackson (concussion) and OLT Peters (knee) out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles released their injury report on Friday and WR DeSean Jackson (concussion), DT Brodrick Bunkley (elbow) and OT Jason Peters (knee) are ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans.

Dunlap stands up well for Eagles

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
King Dunlap was a player Eagles' coaches have been intrigued by for more than a year now, but there was some concern prior to his recent strong effort against the Falcons.

Will NFL's hitting video scare players straight?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
In the NFL's new getting-tough-on-headhunters video campaign, league football operations head Ray Anderson dictates the difference between clean and dirty. Warning: The distinction is slight.

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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