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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 acquire S Sims in trade with Browns

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles acquired first-year FS David Sims from the Browns in a trade Friday.

Eagles cuts include CB Hanson, DT Dixon

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles released veteran CB Joselio Hanson, DT Antonio Dixon and P Mat McBriar on Friday.

Eagles cut QB Kafka

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
After not finding a trading partner, the Eagles have cut third-year QB Mike Kafka.

Eagles sign DT Cohen, cut LB Simmons

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Landon Cohen on Thursday and cut LB Monte Simmons.

Westbrook retires as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowl RB Brian Westbrook announced his retirement on Wednesday with the Eagles.

Eagles place OT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
In getting their roster down to 75 players, the Eagles placed OLT Jason Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list.

Eagles trim roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut their roster down to 80 on Saturday by waiving 10 players.

Mornhinweg likes Eagles rookie Foles more and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg likes what he sees in rookie QB Nick Foles and can dispel a few myths about him.

Hall of Fame Eagles RB Van Buren dies

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Former Eagles Hall of Fame RB Steve Van Buren died at the age of 91, the team announced Thursday evening. 

Eagles QB Foles to start Friday

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid confirmed Wednesday that rookie QB Nick Foles will start Friday’s preseason game.

X-rays on Eagles' Vick negative

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
X-rays on Eagles QB Michael Vick's ribs were negative, the club said Monday night.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Jimmy Carr, former Eagle, dies at 79

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.

Eagles CB Asomugha being evaluated for concussion

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha was involved in a collision during practice Monday and is being evaluated for a concussion.

Thomas to retire as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that OT Tra Thomas will officially retire Thursday.

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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