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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 eying more toughness at linebacker

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Moise Fokou has taken the first-team SLB reps from Akeem Jordan in a move that will sacrifice speed for strength at the point of attack.

Eagles CB Samuel, WR Cooper out; RB McCoy questionable

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Concussions will keep Eagles CB Asante Samuel and WR Riley Cooper out of Philadelphia's Sunday-night game with the 49ers.

Vick needs to repent to earn forgiveness

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
What are NFL fans to do about Michael Vick? Do we cheer him on, object to his presence on the field, or pretend the dilemma doesn't exist while doing our best to ignore him?

Vick out "Maybe a week, maybe two weeks"

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick told a Virginia radio station he will not miss much time due to the rib injury he sustained in Week Four.

Injuries to Vick, McCoy cloud picture in Philly

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like everything in the Eagles' offense was going swimmingly, rib injuries to QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy in Week Four have drastically changed the outlook.

Eagles dealing with rib injuries for Vick, McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles continue to suffer crucial offensive injuries as QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy both suffered rib-related ailments in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, leaving their availability up in the air.

Rib injuries for Eagles' Vick and McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has a rib cartilage injury and RB LeSean McCoy has a rib fracture, head coach Andy Reid told reporters on Monday.

With Vick out, Redskins win McNabb Bowl

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb threw for 125 yards and one touchdown, leading the Washington Redskins to a 17-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in his first game against his former team.

Vick injured vs. Redskins

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick left the team's Week Four game vs. the Redskins at the end of the first quarter with an apparent injury to his rib cage or collarbone.

Eagles' McCoy picking up pass responsibilities

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
The biggest question by far about Eagles RB LeSean McCoy last season was his ability to handle pass protection, but he has come a long way in his second year.

Suddenly valuable Vick breathing life into Philly offense

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb was supposed to be the guy to keep the Eagles' offense moving with Donovan McNabb off to Washington. Instead, Michael Vick has been that man.

Vick's four TDs lead Eagles past Jags

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-3 Sunday.

Rookie Allen making positive impression on Eagles

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Eagles were hoping for good things from Nate Allen when they drafted the free safety in the second round of April's draft, and he hasn't disappointing, according to our NFC East Whispers.

McCoy in key position to help Eagles

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Entering the season, there were questions about how Eagles RB LeSean McCoy might handle being the starter, but he has answered many of them so far.

Vikings sign WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
While Vincent Jackson’s name continues to swirl in trade rumors, the Vikings signed WR Hank Baskett, who was cut by the Eagles this week.

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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