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Has the Philadelphia Eagles’ Offense Been Figured Out?
December 19th, 2014 at 7:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season it seemed that the Philadelphia Eagles' offense was unstoppable. LeSean McCoy was leading the league in rushing. Nick Foles was looking like he was the next franchise quarterback (he still might be). The Eagles finished the season with the second best offense in the NFL. This season, at times,...

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 Fail to Take Control of NFC East, Lose to Cowboys 38-27
December 15th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night 38-27 in what may be the most frustrating game of the season for the Birds. Whoever won the game would take a one game lead in the NFC East with just two weeks remaining in the season. With the...

Philadelphia Eagles Need to Give LeSean McCoy the Ball to Beat the Dallas Cowboys
December 14th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has said numerous times throughout the year that most defenses have been playing the Eagles with a single high safety. When the defense aligns themselves this way, it is easy to understand why teams would pass the ball more; there are favorable numbers and...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Because…
December 9th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night. A game that has turned into a must win game for both teams after the Eagles lost to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, and the Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last Thursday. ...

Philadelphia Eagles Fall to the Seattle Seahawks 24-14.
December 8th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
There was a feeling all week in Philadelphia that the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles meant so much more than just a Week 14 game. Both teams are in the playoff picture late in the season and it was a battle for positioning. The Seahawks needed...

Philadelphia Eagles Learned How Far They Have to Go in Blowout Loss to Green Bay Packers
November 17th, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles learned a valuable lesson on Sunday in their 53-20 blowout loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Eagles now know how far away they are from the best of the best in the NFC. The Packers were able to impose their will on the Eagles and out-execute...

Philadelphia Eagles Dominate All Phases in 45-21 Win Against Carolina Panthers
November 11th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles did not miss a beat without starting quarterback Nick Foles Monday night in their 45-21 win against the Carolina Panthers. The Eagles relied on all three phases to comfortably roll over the Panthers. Philadelphia scored on offense, defense, and special teams to improve to 7-2 on the...

Blown Coverage Costs Philadelphia Eagles in 24-20 Loss to Arizona Cardinals
October 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It all came down to one play for the Philadelphia Eagles' defense. The team had a three point lead with 1:33 left on the clock. The Arizona Cardinals were facing a third down and five from their own 25 yard line. Quarterback Carson Palmer took the snap, stepped up in...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Dominates in 27-0 Win Over New York Giants
October 13th, 2014 at 10:24 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense has taken their fair share of criticism over the course of the season. On Sunday night against the New York Giants, the Eagles defense put together their finest effort of the year. They dominated the game and totally shut down a Giants offense that had been...

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 Preseason Finale Against New York Jets: Players to Watch
August 28th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
For the Philadelphia Eagles, the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets is all about evaluating the players who are on the roster bubble. The starters are expected to play very little, if at all, so the coaching staff can give the opportunity to other players fighting to be...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Convincing Win Over Pittsburgh Steelers in Third Preseason Game
August 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
If the third preseason game is the dress rehearsal for the regular season, then the Philadelphia Eagles are ready to raise the curtain. The Eagles first team offense and defense dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night, cruising to a convincing win. This will be the last time the Eagles starters...

Philadelphia Eagles Against Pittsburgh Steelers Third Preseason Game: Players to Watch
August 21st, 2014 at 12:13 PM
With the third preseason game considered the dress rehearsal for the regular season, the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. It will be important for the first team offense and defense to get extended reps as well as the players vying for a roster spot to make an...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Week 2 Loss to New England Patriots
August 16th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles dropped their second preseason game to the New England Patriots in a 42-35 shootout. After the two teams practiced against each other earlier in the week, the game was a penalty fest and sloppy at times. Despite those issues, there were plenty of positives and negatives to...

Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Week Two Against New England Patriots: Players to Watch
August 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles play their second preseason game tonight against the New England Patriots. The two team practiced together this week in joint sessions and now see each other on the field. Here are the players to watch for the Eagles. ***VIDEO1*** Quarterbacks Nick Foles got off to a rocky start in the...

Takeaways from the Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Opening Loss to Chicago Bears
August 9th, 2014 at 9:56 AM
The first preseason game is really about knocking off the rust and starting the evaluation process of players. In the Philadelphia Eagles preseason opening 34-28 loss against the Chicago Bears, the team has several ups and downs. That's how it goes in the preseason. ***VIDEO1*** Quarterback Nick Foles struggled in his first...

Home of Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson Burglarized
January 11th, 2014 at 11:43 PM
First reported by Fox 29, the house of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was broken into and burglarized this weekend.  Jackson's home is in South Philadelphia. ***PHOTO1*** The star Eagles receiver was not home at the time of the burglary and his mother had called the police Saturday morning.  It appeared...

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...