The Miami Dolphins have signed offensive guard, Danny
Watkins, to a one-year contract, reports Armando
Salguero of the Miami Herald.
Watkins, who was selected 23rd overall by the Philadelphia
Eagles in the 2011 NFL draft, did not see eye-to-eye with new Boo-Bird’s head
coach, Chip Kelly. There have been
rumors that Watkins has lost the desire to play football.
Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins says he's grateful for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles.
Watkins signed a $555,000, one-year contract with Miami and joined the team Tuesday.
''It's the most exciting time in my life again,'' he said after practice. ''I've had a grin on my face since this...
Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins has signed a $555,000, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles.
Watkins, a guard, spent two seasons with the Eagles and started 18 games before losing his job early last year. He was a surprise choice with the 23rd overall selection at age 26 when the Eagles made him the oldest first-round pick...
The Dolphins might have a deal in place to sign recently cut Eagles Guard Danny Watkins. Watkins is a former 1st round pick who will provide the Dolphins with some depth on their o-line and some insurance for guard John Jerry.
Jason La Canfora tweeted the former 1st round pick will sign with the Dolphins however Dolphins beat writer Adam Beasley tweeted per Joe Panos, Watkins...
The Philadelphia Eagles are releasing offensive lineman Danny Watkins.
Source: #Eagles OL Danny Watkins, former 1st round pick, is being released.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2013
The Eagles took Watkins with the 23rd overall pick back in 2011. He never seemed to get on the same page with new head coach Chip Kelly.
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The Philadelphia Eagles has parted ways with 2011 first round draft pick Danny Watkins.
Watkins will go down as one of the biggest busts of the Andy Reid era, with his inability to stay healthy and learn the complexity of Howard Mudd’s system.
The release of Watkins did not come as a surprise, as the 28-year old Watkins will look to find new life in the NFL.
It’s no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive line was decimated by injuries in the 2012 season. Could those woes be spreading into the 2013 season already?
Not so fast. Guard Evan Mathis confirmed that he has undergone an ankle “cleanout” (I believe that is the technical term) that will keep him out of spring workouts. However, he expects to be ready to go in time...
After the Eagles selected offensive lineman Danny Watkins in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft, it looks like there’s a chance he could end up in the CFL with the BC Lions.
2012 first rounder OL Kirby Fabien could arrive this season, while somewhere well down the road, current Philadelphia Eagles OL Danny Watkins could also wind up with the Leos.
Watkins will have to fight...
If there were any doubt among us, NFL football is far from a glamorous sport...
It is about a small window of opportunity... and that window is framed by heavy lifting, a lot of running up hills with weights attached, severe diet control, and incredible confrontation with heat and physical abuse... and that's just the entry point of qualification for training camp.
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Philadelphia Eagles running back LaSean McCoy has been
dealing with an illness that has kept him from practicing the past two days,
but he still expects to play against the Dallas Cowboys this weekend, reports
Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com.
McCoy missed practice again
on Thursday. A source with knowledge of the situation has confirmed the
various reports that McCoy will...