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The Philadelphia Eagles Reportedly Release Emmanuel Acho
August 27th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to several reports, the Philadelphia Eagles have released inside linebacker Emmanuel Acho due to a thumb injury that requires surgery. The team has yet to confirm or deny the reports, but his locker was reportedly empty on Thursday. Acho was acquired by the Eagles in a 2013 trade that...

The Philadelphia Eagles Extend Mychal Kendricks’ Contract
August 25th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles and linebacker Mychal Kendricks agreed to a four year contract extension on Monday. The deal is reportedly worth $29 million over the four years with $16.4 million guaranteed. Kendricks', who was entering his final year of his rookie contract, name had come up several times over the...

Marcus Smith to Get MRI on Hamstring.
August 20th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are getting uncomfortably thin at outside linebacker. Marcus Smith was carted off the field on Thursday with a hamstring injury. The injury occurred during the special team's portion of Thursday's joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. He was said to be locked up with a member of...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Update for Tuesday.
August 18th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso returned to practice on Tuesday being sidelined since suffering a concussion on August 9th. Chip Kelly said during his morning press conference that although Alonso has been cleared to return to practice, the coaching staff will ease him back into things. "I think mentally he's good," Kelly...

Philadelphia Eagles List Tim Tebow as 4th Quarterback on Unofficial Depth Chart
August 14th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released their first unofficial depth chart on Friday. Tim Tebow is listed as the fourth quarterback. Apparently they also have four starting right guards. The Eagles have their four quarterbacks listed as Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley, and Tim Tebow. Of course, this could change at any...

Kiko Alonso and DeMarco Murray Miss Practice on Thursday.
August 6th, 2015 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were missing two potential starters during practice on Thursday. Kiko Alonso has a concussion according to the team. Alonso likely sustained the injury during practice on Tuesday. It is not known when the injury occurred during practice. Even though head coach Chip Kelly does not allow any...

Outside Linebacker Travis Long Suffers ACL Tear on Monday
August 3rd, 2015 at 6:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Travis Long tore his ACL during Monday's practice. He is out of the season. He missed last season due to an ACL tear. It is his third ACL tear in three years, and the second to his left knee. It is unclear how the...

The Philadelphia Eagles Select Linebacker Jordan Hicks in the Third Round.
May 1st, 2015 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles selected linebacker Jordan Hicks from Texas with their third round pick. Hicks, 6'1", 234 lbs, played at Texas from 2010-2014. He appeared in 42 games at Texas, recording 231 tackles, 20.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, and two interceptions. He tore his Achilles during the 2012 season,...

Could the Philadelphia Eagles Trade an Outside Linebacker at the Draft?
April 27th, 2015 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are thin at the outside linebacker position. Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham are obviously penciled in as week one starters. After that the talent drops off. According to Mark Eckel of NJ.Com the Eagles could end up trading an outside linebacker at some point during this weekend's...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Getting Ready to Trade Mychal Kendricks?
April 21st, 2015 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles starting middle linebacker Mychal Kendricks missed the first day of offseason workouts on Monday. There has been a lot of speculation that the Eagles could try to trade Kendricks and picks to move up in the draft to get Marcus Mariota. After the signing of Tim Tebow on Monday,...

Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker DeMeco Ryans Will Be Ready for Training Camp.
March 27th, 2015 at 7:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly told the media that there will be competition at cornerback and safety once the Philadelphia Eagles. However, he did not discuss one important competition that will be going on this summer: Inside Linebacker. DeMeco Ryans, who will turn 31 in July, was the unquestioned leader of the Eagles...

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...