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EYE on OTAs and why the Eagles released Kendricks

By: jaxsportsmedia | May 24, 2018 The Eagles cut veteran LB Mychal Kendricks and therefore got nothing in return in the way of trade value or free agent compensation down the road. At first look ’tis a puzzlement…but here’s the rationale. According to Tim McManus of ESPN.com, “Kendricks’ departure does not come as a great surprise despite his quality of play for the Super Bowl champions in 2017. He was scheduled to make $7.6 million this year, another likely factor in the team deciding to move on from him. “With his playing time dwindling, the 27-year-old Kendricks asked to...

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OTAs preview and doin' the Dougie with Eagles offense

By: jaxsportsmedia | May 20, 2018 OTAs begin this week, with the focus more on staying in shape and avoiding freak injuries than upon competition for starting jobs. Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com highlights what he thinks will be the “backup job” positions to key on: Sidney Jones at cornerback— he may be coming on as a challenge to join the “starting” nickel package in which Kempski thinks either Jones or Rasul Douglas could be moved to the outside whenever Jalen Mills drops inside to the slot. The 4th Running Back—that looks to Kempski like a toss-up decision among Matt...

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