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Philadelphia Eagles LB Jake Knott Suspended for First Four Games of 2014 Season
April 4th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
For the first four games of the 2014 season, the Philadelphia Eagles will be without linebacker Jake Knott.  The linebacker was handed a four game suspension by the NFL for violation of the performance-enhancing substances policy that the league has in place. ***PHOTO1*** With all of these policies in place, players need...

Free Agent Frenzy: Philadelphia Eagles Bolstering Their Secondary
March 13th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
After going on a free agent signing spree over the past few off-seasons, the Philadelphia Eagles are taking the slow and quiet approach to the free agent market this year.  Free agents that were supposed to make the defense better turned out to be a bust (ex. Nnamdi Asomugha, Patrick...

Looking to the Future: Philadelphia Eagles Sign 11 Players to Futures Contracts
January 9th, 2014 at 11:49 PM
The season may be over for the Philadelphia Eagles, but it is still business as usual when it comes to looking toward next season.  Two days after the Eagles lost to the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Wild Card game, they signed seven players to futures contracts.  Just a...

Crashing the Party: Philadelphia Eagles Take on the New Orleans Saints in First Post-Season Appearance Since 2010
January 4th, 2014 at 7:29 PM
After missing the playoffs during the 2011 and 2012 seasons, firing then-head coach Andy Reid and hiring current head coach Chip Kelly prior to this season, the Philadelphia Eagles were being counted out in the NFC East when it came to the playoff picture.  That lasted through the first eight...

It All Comes Down to This: Philadelphia Eagles Vs. Dallas Cowboys, NFC East Title up for Grabs
December 29th, 2013 at 6:34 PM
It's the final game of the regular season and both teams are going for the same prize: the NFC East title.  Tonight, the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys in AT&T Stadium with the hopes of securing their first trip to the post-season since the 2010 season. ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: texas_mustang...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Safety Keelan Johnson to 53-man Roster, Emmanuel Acho to Practice Squad
December 18th, 2013 at 7:22 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are making moves due to injuries in their secondary.  The Eagles signed safety Keelan Johnson to the 53-man roster on Tuesday after releasing linebacker Emmanuel Acho to make room on the roster for Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: Axel.Foley / Foter / CC BY-NC The signing is a promotion for Johnson...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Report: Safety Earl Wolff Doubtful, Practiced for First Time in Weeks
December 14th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
It's been weeks since Philadelphia Eagles safety Earl Wolff has practiced due to a knee injury.  Wolff practiced for the first time this week as the team prepared to head out on the road to take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.  ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles have been battling injuries, some major ones,...

The Snow Bowl: Philadelphia Eagles Plowed Through the Detroit Lions in 34-20 Victory
December 10th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
Snow.  Lot's of snow.  The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a second half comeback Sunday afternoon en route to their 34-20 victory over the Detroit Lions in the "Snow Bowl" at Lincoln Financial Field.  ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: Jake Slagle / Foter.com / CC BY-NC THE WEATHER The original weather forecast for today was an inch...

Injury Update: Philadelphia Eagles Expecting Two Defensive Starters to Return After Bye Week
November 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are in healing mode as they have been bit by the injury bug multiple times since training camp.  However, the Eagles finally have some good news for the defense as they expect two of their starters to be back and ready for action after the bye week. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign CB Curtis Marsh; Team Preparing for a QB not Named Aaron Rodgers
November 6th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles had an open roster spot after the team made a trade with the New England Patriots that sent defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga up north.  They have finally filled that position with the signing of cornerback Curtis Marsh who will bring much needed depth at an already thin...

Defensive Tackle Isaac Sopoaga Traded to New England Patriots
November 1st, 2013 at 12:20 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles traded their off-season signing, Isaac Sopoaga, to the New England Patriots on Tuesday.  It looks like Sopoaga will "shock the world" with the Patriots instead of the Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Sopoaga made a comment when he signed with the Eagles back in March that the team would "shock the world"...

Injury Update: Michael Vick Still Limited, Shoulder Injuries Sideline Three Other Players
October 16th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with injuries to a couple key players in the Eagles offense.  Quarterback Michael Vick is still recovering from his hamstring injury and now Jason Peters was sidelined from practice. ***PHOTO1*** Since the New York Giants game, Vick has been sidelined with a pulled hamstring.  He has been...

Philadelphia Eagles Release Trenton Robinson, Sign Marcus Burley
October 9th, 2013 at 11:56 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles released practice squad safety Trenton Robinson Tuesday and signed his replacement, cornerback Marcus Burley Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** Robinson was signed by the Eagles before the Washington Redskins season opener.  He was a victim of roster cuts by the San Francisco 49ers.  The Niners drafted Robinson in 2012 in the sixth...

Keys to a Philadelphia Eagles Victory Over the New York Giants
October 5th, 2013 at 9:18 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have been struggling lately as they have lost their past three games.  The New York Giants are in the same boat as they haven't won a game yet this season.  This will be a "turnaround" game for both teas.  But, what do the Eagles need to do...

Injury Report: Philadelphia Eagles Secondary Hurting
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:20 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles secondary is hurting, both physically and on the field.  They are only four games into the season, and besides the overall poor play from the secondary, injuries have been a contributing factor. ***PHOTO1*** Free safety Patrick Chung and cornerback Brandon Boykin have been sidelined at practice with shoulder injuries. ...

What Do the Philadelphia Eagles Have to Do to Turn the Season Around?
September 29th, 2013 at 10:37 PM
With a 52-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, the Denver Broncos handed the Eagles their third straight loss this season.  The Eagles have been downright hard to watch over the past few weeks and the thrashing the Broncos handed them made it even worse.  With that in mind, what do...

Kicker Alex Henery Fined, Injury Updates
September 27th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery was fined by the NFL today for an illegal tackle on Kansas City Chiefs safety Quintin Demps. ***PHOTO1*** Henery took Demps down with a horse-collar tackle on a kick return in the third quarter of the Eagles 26-16 loss to the Chiefs last Thursday.  Demps caught Henery's...

Former Defensive End Hugh Douglas Arrested
September 25th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
As reported by WFSB Eyewitness News, Hugh Douglas, a former defensive end with the Philadelphia Eagles, was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. ***PHOTO1*** Douglas appeared in Hartford Superior Court in Connecticut Tuesday after he was arrested at a hotel.  Police were called to the hotel after Douglas attacked a woman he was...

As Expected, Cornerback Brandon Hughes Released
September 24th, 2013 at 10:05 PM
As reported by CSNPhilly.com, the Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Brandon Hughes on Monday.  Hughes was on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. ***PHOTO1*** The move doesn't come as a surprise as he was released once already this season and then ended up on injured reserve in the second week.  The first time...

DeMeco Ryans Fined for Hit on San Diego Charger Malcom Floyd
September 20th, 2013 at 8:56 PM
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans was fined $21,000 by the NFL today for his hit on San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd. ***PHOTO1*** Floyd was carted off of the field in the third quarter of the Eagles-Chargers game and was immobilized by a backboard.  Video of the hit showed Floyd's neck...