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Isaac Sopoaga

Isaac Sopoaga - #97 - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 330 lbs.
Birthday 09/04/1981
Birthplace Pago Pago, Am
College Hawaii
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 4th round, 8th pick by 49ers

Saints assistant Allen to interview with Eagles

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen will interview for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Mornhinweg earns praise for rebuilding Vick, Eagles' offense

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
For his work in fine-tuning the offense of the surprising Eagles, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Redskins trying to build value of McNabb, Haynesworth

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Many were surprised when Redskins GM Bruce Allen hinted that QB Donovan McNabb and DT Albert Haynesworth possibly could return in 2011. Don't buy it.

Washburn will be big boon to Eagles

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question isn't whether new DL coach Jim Washburn will help the Eagles but by how much, one Washburn colleague tells PFW.

Eagles hire Washburn to coach defensive line

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have hired Jim Washburn as their defensive line coach. He previously held the same position with the Titans.

Vick is Comeback Player of the Year

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick put controversy behind him and turned in a season for the ages.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Eagles fire defensive coordinator McDermott

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed an earlier report that they have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. McDermott had spent 12 seasons with the Eagles and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2009.

Eagles mull Vick contract, Kolb trade options

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles might say they want both Michael Vick and Kevin Kolb back, but they would be crazy not to investigate how much Kolb would return in a trade.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Eagles sign two to futures contracts

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed a pair of players to a futures contract on Thursday, with OL Fenuki Tupou and S Jamar Wall agreeing to deals.

Reid on Eagles' 2011 QB: 'We'll see'

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid would not commit to either Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb following the 21-16 loss to the Packers in the playoffs.

Eagles sign three, including WR Moss

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
One day following their elimination from the playoffs, the Eagles signed WR Sinorice Moss, WR Rod Harper and OL Dallas Reynolds.

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Packers-Eagles second-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the second half of the Packers' Wild-Card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 27, 2008
Sopoaga re-signed with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, agreeing to a five-year deal to remain at the center of the club's 3-4 defense.||||||| Sopoaga, a fourth-round draft pick from Hawaii in 2004, had a breakthrough season in 2007. When the 49ers converted to a full-time 3-4 scheme, Sopoaga made a career-high 58 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks while starting five games and sharing playing time with Aubrayo Franklin.

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