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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 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 Sign QB Mark Sanchez to One-Year Deal
March 28th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
After much speculation, the Philadelphia Eagles have officially signed free-agent quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year deal.  Sanchez was released by the New York Jets just prior to their announcement of signing former Eagles quarterback Michael Vick. ***PHOTO1*** Including a $750,000 signing bonus, Sanchez's one-year deal is worth $2.25 million.  However, incentives...

Former Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick Signs with New York Jets
March 21st, 2014 at 9:29 PM
Michael Vick said he was open to the idea of returning to the Philadelphia Eagles as their backup quarterback next season.  However, everyone knew he wanted another chance to be a starting quarterback and the Eagles decided to go in a different direction with the backup position.  Vick is going...

Philadelphia Eagles Going in a Different Direction, Will not Bring Michael Vick Back Next Season
March 5th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles gave Michael Vick a second chance at his NFL career.  After five seasons with the Eagles, Vick will head to free agency in search of a new team. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported that the Eagles have decided to not bring Vick back as the...

Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowlers: Jason Peters Out, Nick Foles In
January 13th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles only had two players, running back LeSean McCoy and left tackle Jason Peters, selecting to play in this years Pro Bowl.  Quarterback Nick Foles was voted as the first alternate and due to the remaining Pro Bowl quarterbacks in the playoffs, Foles is on his away to...

NFL Fines Nick Foles for Illegal Block in the Minnesota Vikings Game
December 20th, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles became the latest Eagles player to be fined by the NFL.  Foles was fined $10,000 for an illegal hit on Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson. ***PHOTO1*** Foles' illegal hit was a "peel-back clip."  A peel-back clip is a block where a player goes low towards the legs. ...

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...

Chip Kelly Confident in Nick Foles as Long-Term Starting Quarterback; 1,000 Yards for DeSean Jackson
December 3rd, 2013 at 11:16 PM
It's been one week since Chip Kelly announced that Nick Foles would be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback for the rest of the season.  After Nick Foles led the Eagles to another win on Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals, Chip Kelly expressed his confidence in Foles as the starting quarterback...

Nick Foles Honored Again, Wins NFC Offensive Player of the Month
November 30th, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Nick Foles has been honored multiple times this season for his performances.  He's been named the FedEx Air Player of the Week twice.  He's been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week twice.  He had his jersey, cleats and a football from his record-tying performance against the Oakland Raiders...

It’s Official: Chip Kelly Names Nick Foles as Starting QB for the Remainder of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Season
November 26th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
It took him long enough, but Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has finally announced that Nick Foles will be the Eagles' starting quarterback for the remainder of the season.  Michael Vick, who is still sidelined with his re-injured hamstring, will be the backup quarterback for the remainder of the...

With Michael Vick Possibly Returning After Bye Week, What Should Chip Kelly Do with QB Situation?
November 18th, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Arizona Cardinals.  Detroit Lions.  Minnesota Vikings.  Chicago Bears.  Dallas Cowboys.  Those are the last five games on the Philadelphia Eagles schedule in that order following their bye week.  They have already played five of their six divisional games with their final one being against the Cowboys.  With only five games...

Chip Kelly Named Nick Foles as the Starting QB for Remainder of Season? Yes and No.
November 14th, 2013 at 10:03 PM
During the preseason, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly saw that he had two quarterbacks that were capable of running his offense: Michael Vick and Nick Foles.  It was a close competition between the two, but Kelly chose Vick as the starting quarterback for the season.  Ten games into the...

Nick Foles Named FedEx Air Player of the Week for Second Time in Three Starts
November 9th, 2013 at 12:31 AM
Nick Foles was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time earlier this week.  Foles also had some of his gear from his record-tying performance against the Oakland Raiders placed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  The honors just keep coming for Foles this season. ***PHOTO1*** Photo...

Nick Foles Named NFC Player of the Week, Has Jersey Put in Hall of Fame
November 8th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
Nick Foles has earned himself two more honors this week after his record-tying performance against the Oakland Raiders this past Sunday.  Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 49-20 victory over the Raiders in his first start since sustaining a concussion against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** Throwing seven touchdowns with no interceptions...

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...

Nick Foles Leads Philadelphia Eagles to 49-20 Victory Over the Oakland Raiders, Has Best Game of Career
November 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 PM
Two weeks ago, Nick Foles was irrelevant in the Philadelphia Eagles loss to the Dallas Cowboys.  Two weeks ago, Foles suffered a concussion which kept him sidelined last week as the Eagles played their second game against the New York Giants.  Fast forward to today when Foles led the Eagles...

The Starting QB Job is a Revolving Door for the Philadelphia Eagles, Nick Foles to Start on Sunday
October 30th, 2013 at 10:26 PM
It was looking like rookie quarterback Matt Barkley was going to be the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles when the offense took the field this Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.  Before practice on Wednesday, head coach Chip Kelly announced that Nick Foles, not Barkley, would be the starting quarterback...

Michael Vick is not the Answer at Quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Michael Vick has been with the Philadelphia Eagles since 2009 when they signed him after his release from prison.  Originally a backup, Vick became the starting quarterback for the Eagles in 2010.  It's been downhill for Vick ever since. ***PHOTO1*** Vick had missed a combined 13 games due to injuries between the...

Nick Foles Officially Ruled Out for Sunday’s Game, Michael Vick Preparing for Start
October 25th, 2013 at 11:06 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles were trying to figure out who their starting quarterback will be when they face the New York Giants for the second time on Sunday.  After a week of practices, the Eagles may finally have an answer to their question. ***PHOTO1*** Throughout the week, many were thinking that rookie Matt...