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Philadelphia Eagles Extend Bryan Braman’s Contract.
March 17th, 2015 at 6:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles extended linebacker Bryan Braman's contract on Tuesday. Braman has not played much, if at all, on defense since singing with the Eagles during the 2013 offseason. However, he has been a key contributor on one of the NFL's best special teams unit, ranking in the top five in...

Philadelphia Eagles and Brandon Graham Agree to Deal, According to Reports.
March 9th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles and Brandon Graham have agreed to a deal, according to multiple reports. The contract is for four years, $6.5 million per season, $14 million guaranteed. The news of Graham staying with the Eagles was first reported by Tim McManus. Graham, 26, can be penciled in as the...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade LeSean McCoy, per Reports.
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles are going to trade LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso. McCoy, 26, was drafted by the Eagles in the second round in the 2009 draft. During his six seasons with the Eagles McCoy became the...

Reports Say the Philadelphia Eagles Will Release Trent Cole
March 3rd, 2015 at 5:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to reports, the Philadelphia Eagles will release its second all-time leader in sacks Trent Cole. Cole, 32, has spent ten seasons in Philadelphia after being drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2005 draft. During the ten years playing for the Eagles, Cole recorded 436 tackles, 85.5...

The Philadelphia Eagles Bring in Linebacker Brad Jones for a Visit.
March 2nd, 2015 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Update: The Philadelphia Eagles have announced the signing of Brad Jones. The deal is for two years. The Philadelphia Eagles have linebacker Brad Jones is visiting the Eagles on Monday, according to CSNPhilly's Geoff Mosher. Jones, 28, was drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 draft by the Green Bay Packers....

Philadelphia Eagles Hire New Assistant Linebackers Coach
February 18th, 2015 at 1:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced the hiring of Brian Smith as an assistant linebackers coach on Wednesday morning. Smith, 35, started his coaching career at the University of Massachusetts in 2004. He spent the '04 season coaching the linebackers, and then moved to the offensive side of the ball where he...

Five Philadelphia Eagles Voted to Pro Bowl
December 24th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL announced the fan voting results for the Pro Bowl that takes place on January 25th this year in Arizona. Five Philadelphia Eagles have been voted in: LeSean McCoy, Connor Barwin, Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, and Darren Sproles as a return specialist. McCoy is going to this...

Philadelphia Eagles Look to Extend Contract of Brandon Graham
December 17th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day that Philadelphia Eagles' Head Coach Chip Kelly announced that Trent Cole would be missing Saturday's game at outside linebacker, there are reports that the Eagles are trying to extend Brandon Graham's contract. Graham is in the last year of his five year, $15,935,185 contract he signed...

Philadelphia Eagles Place LB DeMeco Ryans on Injured Reserve, Sign S Chris Prosinski
November 3rd, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The injury to Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans is serious enough for the team to place him on injured reserve, which in effect ends his season. The fear was that Ryans tore his Achilles on a play in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' game against the Houston Texans. Those...

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks Out, CB Brandon Boykin Questionable for Sunday
October 3rd, 2014 at 3:03 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with two key injuries on defense in preparation for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. The Eagles will be without the services of linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who missed the last two games with a calf injury and will miss the Rams game as well....

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks Ruled Out Sunday Against Washington Redskins
September 19th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were dealt a blow today, when linebacker Mychal Kendricks was ruled out for their game Sunday against the Washington Redskins. It does not come as a surprise with Kendricks being unable to practice at all this week, but the team was holding out hope until today. Kendricks left...

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 Sign LB Colton Underwood to Practice Squad
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed linebacker Colton Underwood to their practice squad. The signing has filled all 10 spots on the practice squad heading into the Eagles week one match-up against the Jacksonville Jaguars. ***PHOTO1*** Underwood played his college football at Illinois State and was signed as an undrafted free agent by...

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...

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...

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...

Roster Deadline Passes, Philadelphia Eagles Waive Linebacker Phillip Hunt to Trim Roster to 75
August 28th, 2013 at 9:04 AM
All NFL teams had to trim their roster down to 75 players by 4 p.m. Tuesday.  As the deadline approached, the Philadelphia Eagles were still sitting at 76 players.  To get down to 75, the Eagles waived linebacker Phillip Hunt. ***PHOTO1*** Hunt was placed on injured reserve in training camp after he...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Acquisitions (Part Eight) – Connor Barwin, Linebacker
July 9th, 2013 at 10:40 PM
While the secondary had a complete overhaul, the Philadelphia Eagles added linebacker Connor Barwin for their new 3-4 defense as the fourth starting linebacker. ***PHOTO1*** Barwin was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.  He played college football for the University of Cincinnati. While at Cincinnati,...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Acquisitions (Part Six) – Jason Phillips, Linebacker
July 6th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles continued to add to their defense through the 2013 free agent market with the signing of another Phillips... linebacker Jason Phillips. ***PHOTO1*** Phillips was a fifth round draft pick by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 draft.  Phillips played linebacker for Texas Christian University. Going into his college career, Phillips...

Eagles’ 5 Best Draft Picks of All-Time
April 14th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** The other day we discussed the Eagles' worst five draft picks of all-time. So today we wrap up this two-part series on a lighter note with the Eagles' five best draft picks of all-time. Let's get to it.    Honorable Mention: DE Reggie White (1984) - 4th Overall (Supplemental Draft)   "The Minister of...