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Philadelphia Eagles Defense Focusing on Containing Houston Texans RB Arian Foster
October 31st, 2014 at 12:39 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense will face a huge challenge Sunday trying to contain Houston Texans running back Arian Foster. Foster is the focal point of the Texans offensive attack and presents a number of problems for the Eagles. The key to a victory against Houston will be containing Foster. ***PHOTO1*** “He's got...

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin Thriving in Return from ACL Injury
October 29th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
One of the most pleasant surprises the Philadelphia Eagles have received this season is the play of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The issue is not that Maclin is short on talent, but that he is returning from an ACL tear in his knee. Maclin missed all of last season with...

Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly not Putting Much Weight into Trade Rumors
October 28th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is not putting much weight into reports and rumors that the team could potentially be active at the NFL's trade deadline, which ends today at 4 p.m. eastern time. Kelly squashed the rumblings reported by Pro Football Talk that suggested the Eagles are in...

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles and C Jason Kelce Inactive for Arizona Cardinals Game
October 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Despite returning to practice after the bye week, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are inactive for the game against the Arizona Cardinals. Both Sproles and Kelce were able to practice this week in a limited fashion, but neither made enough progress to play Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Sproles sprained...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Look to Continue Rushing Success Against Stout Arizona Cardinals Defense
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have not run the football as well as they would have liked to this season. That changed against the New York Giants, when Philly put together their best rushing game of the year, racking up 203 yards on the ground. Now, the Eagles have had the bye...

Philadelphia Eagles Bring Back Former Draft Pick C Julian Vandervelde
October 14th, 2014 at 5:09 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles brought back a familiar face with the signing of center Julian Vandervelde. Vandervelde is a former fifth-round pick of the Eagles who was let go this summer because of a back injury. The injury has healed and the Eagles struck a deal to get Vandervelde back into...

Philadelphia Eagles Activate T Lane Johnson from Suspension
September 29th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles received a much needed boost along the offensive line when they activated right tackle Lane Johnson from his four game NFL suspension. The 2013 first-round pick will be back with the team and is expected to practice Tuesday. His status for the game Sunday against the St....

Philadelphia Eagles G Matt Tobin Healthy and Ready to Help Injury Depleted Offensive Line
September 26th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have been decimated along the offensive line by injuries. In the opening week of the season they lost two starters in right tackle Allen Barbre and guard Evan Mathis. Then, last week, the Eagles lost center Jason Kelce with a sports hernia injury. With all of those...

Philadelphia Eagles Chip Kelly on Jason Kelce Injury and Cary Williams’ Comments
September 23rd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have had an eventful couple of days since they defeated the Washington Redskins 37-34 to improve to 3-0 on the 2014 season. During the game, the Eagles lost center Jason Kelce to an abdominal injury, which will cost him significant time. Head coach Chip Kelly also had...

Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receivers Have Coming Out Party in Win Against Washington Redskins
September 22nd, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Coming into the Philadelphia Eagles week three match-up with the Washington Redskins, there was some concern about the Eagles having problems getting production from their wide receivers. That was put to bed this week as the Philadelphia wide receivers had a coming out party against Washington in a 37-34 win. ***PHOTO1*** Prior...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Head Coach Chip Kelly Talks Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson
September 18th, 2014 at 8:32 PM
There was much made about the Philadelphia Eagles' decision to release wide receiver DeSean Jackson this offseason. Jackson was coming off a career season with 82 receptions for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns. There was speculation that it was Jackson's off field issues that led to the release. Eagles head...

Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday Injury Report: LB Mychal Kendricks Day to Day
September 17th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles sent out their injury report for Wednesday in preparation for their game Sunday with the Washington Redskins. The most significant name on the list is linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who left Monday night's game with a calf injury. Eagles' defensive coordinator Bill Davis said Kendricks was “day to...

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles Shines in 30-27 Comeback Win Against Indianapolis Colts
September 16th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are a second half team. They erased a 17 point deficit in week one against the Jacksonville Jaguars and a 14 deficit against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 on the season in part because of an outstanding performance by running back Darren...

Philadelphia Eagles at Indianapolis Monday Night Game Preview
September 15th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles will look to get off to a 2-0 start against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Colts come into the game after losing to the Denver Broncos in the first week of the season. The teams meet on Monday Night Football in front of a national audience. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Set for Serious Test Against QB Andrew Luck
September 12th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense will face a significant challenge Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts, specifically quarterback Andrew Luck. Luck is one of the best young signal callers in the league so the Eagles defense and especially the secondary must be prepared. ***PHOTO1*** Luck threw the ball 53 times last week in...

Philadelphia Eagles Thursday Injury Report for Match-up with Indianapolis Colts
September 11th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles listed their Thursday injury report with wide receiver Josh Huff and offensive lineman Matt Tobin not participating in practice. Running back Chris Polk, wide receiver Brad Smith, and cornerback Jaylen Watkins were all full participants as the team prepares for the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles did...

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles Focused on Getting the Ball Out Faster Going Forward
September 10th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles dug themselves into a 17-0 hole in the first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars, partly because of the turnovers by quarterback Nick Foles. Foles had a brutal first half which included two lost fumbles and an interception. One of the biggest issues Foles faced was hesitating on...

Philadelphia Eagles Place Three Players on IR, Evan Mathis Designated to Return
September 9th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a number of significant injuries in their 34-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the season opener. The team announced right tackle Allen Barbre and linebacker Najee Goode are headed to the injured reserve which ends their season. The team also announced guard Evan Mathis will...

Philadelphia Eagles Offense Set for Test Against Improved Jacksonville Jaguars Defense
September 4th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
When you think of the Jacksonville Jaguars, defense is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, since the team hired Gus Bradley to be their head coach last season, the Jaguars' defense is on the rise. As a result, the Philadelphia Eagles are ready for a test from...

Philadelphia Eagles Cody Parkey Takes Leg up in Kicking Competition
August 29th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles entered the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets with their kicker competition still up in the air. The team has been searching for competition to push Alex Henery after he struggled last season and in the preseason this year. They may have finally found the...