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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

Key matchup: Eagles CBs vs. Cardinals WRs

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Eagles' CBs vs. the Cardinals' WRs in the Week Three duel in the desert.

Eagles place C Kelce on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Eagles placed starting C Jason Kelce on the season-ending injured reserve list and signed C Steve Vallos.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Eagles C Kelce tears MCL, partially tears ACL

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles won their second straight close game Sunday but suffered a big loss in the process.

Vick's late TD gives Eagles win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Michael Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left, helping the Eagles overcome a slew of turnovers to beat the Ravens 24-23 on Sunday.

Eagles sign WR Gilyard, release S Jarrett

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed WR Mardy Gilyard and released 2011 second-round pick S Jaiquawn Jarrett.

Eagles' Jackson to make $50K donation to charity

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson will donate $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Eagles sneak past Browns despite four Vick INTs

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Michael Vick overcame four interceptions as the Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Browns.

Pressure mounting on Eagles' Watkins

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles say second-year OG Danny Watkins is better, but he has to prove it on the field.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Former Eagles OL Savitsky passes away

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Former Eagles OL George Savitsky passed away on Sept. 4 because of complications stemming from pneumonia.

Jaguars waive TE Miller injured, claim TE Brackett

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have waived TE Zach Miller injured and claimed former Eagles TE Brett Brackett off waivers.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Reid faces win-or-else directive from Eagles

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Andy Reid enters his 14th season as head coach of the Eagles with no promises he'll be back for No. 15 unless he wins big in 2012.

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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