Eagles clearly intend to win now

Asomugha and other high-profile acquisitions show the organization means business

Originally Published: July 29, 2011
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The news about the Philadelphia Eagles having signed the biggest free agent on the market was not two hours old Friday evening, and Joe Banner's phone rang yet again.

"Put me down for five Super Bowl tickets, can you?" a friend and former Eagles employee asked Banner, the team's longtime president.

"I've had 10 calls like that," Banner said after he hung up. "It is sort of tongue-in-cheek. Nonetheless."

Indeed. In a matter of two days, Philadelphia ...

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