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Philadelphia Eagles Preparing for Aggressive Tennessee Titans Defense
November 21st, 2014 at 3:11 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles understand that the Tennessee Titans want to bring pressure. Tennessee is one of the most aggressive defenses in the NFL in terms of bringing the blitz and loading the box. The Titans use a Cover 0 defensive scheme to maximize their ability to send extra players on...

Philadelphia Eagles Emphasis on Turning Turnovers into Points is Paying Off
November 13th, 2014 at 8:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have focused on creating turnovers and turning them into points. That emphasis is really paying off so far this season. The Eagles have taken two fumbles and two interceptions back for touchdowns in 2014, which is a big reason for their 7-2 record. ***PHOTO1*** “We work our returns after...

Philadelphia Eagles Activate G Evan Mathis, Place G Todd Herremans on Injured Reserve
November 5th, 2014 at 10:34 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles continue to move around pieces of their offensive line due to injuries. Just when the team activated guard Evan Mathis from the injured reserve, guard Todd Herremans injured his bicep. He will be placed on the injured reserve list, which ends his 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mathis suffered a sprained...

Philadelphia Eagles Defense Focusing on Containing Houston Texans RB Arian Foster
October 31st, 2014 at 12:39 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles defense will face a huge challenge Sunday trying to contain Houston Texans running back Arian Foster. Foster is the focal point of the Texans offensive attack and presents a number of problems for the Eagles. The key to a victory against Houston will be containing Foster. ***PHOTO1*** “He's got...

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin Thriving in Return from ACL Injury
October 29th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
One of the most pleasant surprises the Philadelphia Eagles have received this season is the play of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The issue is not that Maclin is short on talent, but that he is returning from an ACL tear in his knee. Maclin missed all of last season with...

Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly not Putting Much Weight into Trade Rumors
October 28th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is not putting much weight into reports and rumors that the team could potentially be active at the NFL's trade deadline, which ends today at 4 p.m. eastern time. Kelly squashed the rumblings reported by Pro Football Talk that suggested the Eagles are in...

Philadelphia Eagles Chip Kelly on Jason Kelce Injury and Cary Williams’ Comments
September 23rd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have had an eventful couple of days since they defeated the Washington Redskins 37-34 to improve to 3-0 on the 2014 season. During the game, the Eagles lost center Jason Kelce to an abdominal injury, which will cost him significant time. Head coach Chip Kelly also had...

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’ Head Coach Chip Kelly Talks Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson
September 18th, 2014 at 8:32 PM
There was much made about the Philadelphia Eagles' decision to release wide receiver DeSean Jackson this offseason. Jackson was coming off a career season with 82 receptions for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns. There was speculation that it was Jackson's off field issues that led to the release. Eagles head...

Philadelphia Eagles Thursday Injury Report for Match-up with Indianapolis Colts
September 11th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles listed their Thursday injury report with wide receiver Josh Huff and offensive lineman Matt Tobin not participating in practice. Running back Chris Polk, wide receiver Brad Smith, and cornerback Jaylen Watkins were all full participants as the team prepares for the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles did...

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 Offense Set for Test Against Improved Jacksonville Jaguars Defense
September 4th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
When you think of the Jacksonville Jaguars, defense is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, since the team hired Gus Bradley to be their head coach last season, the Jaguars' defense is on the rise. As a result, the Philadelphia Eagles are ready for a test from...

Philadelphia Eagles Cody Parkey Takes Leg up in Kicking Competition
August 29th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles entered the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets with their kicker competition still up in the air. The team has been searching for competition to push Alex Henery after he struggled last season and in the preseason this year. They may have finally found 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...

Philadelphia Eagles Should Return Key Players from Injury for Third Preseason Game
August 19th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles received some good news on the injury front as wide receiver Riley Cooper and cornerback Nolan Carroll are back at practice. Both players have not seen any preseason action due to injury, but will have a chance to play in the regular season dress rehearsal Thursday against...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy Becoming a Better Receiver with Help from Darren Sproles
August 13th, 2014 at 6:18 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has stated on several occasions the benefit of having Darren Sproles as part of the organization. In the short time the two running backs have been working together, Eagles' head coach Chip Kelly is already seeing the progress. ***VIDEO1*** “He can do a better job as...

Philadelphia Eagles Set for Joint Practices with New England Patriots
August 12th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
In a change of pace from the usual training camp practice routine, the Philadelphia Eagles traveled to Foxborough, Massachusetts for two joint practice sessions with the New England Patriots. The teams did the same last season, but that was in Philadelphia. After the joint practice sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz Begins 2014 with Impressive Preseason Performance
August 11th, 2014 at 2:18 PM
One of the most impressive performances in the Philadelphia Eagles preseason opener against the Chicago Bears came from second year tight end Zach Ertz. Ertz led the team in receptions and made a few big plays that were instrumental in the Eagles finding the endzone. Ertz made an impact as...

Philadelphia Eagles LeSean McCoy Talks DeSean Jackson Departure, Chip Kelly and Darren Sproles
April 13th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles made one of the more surprising moves of the offseason when they released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Since then a CBS-3 report surfaced saying Jackson was a problem for head coach Chip Kelly and not well liked by his teammates. Eagles running back LeSean McCoy...

You’re Hired: Philadelphia Eagles Hire Two New Coaches, Promote One
January 29th, 2014 at 11:52 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are making additions to the team as their offseason gets started.  Right now, those additions are on the sideline.  With the departure of two coaches, the Eagles and Chip Kelly have hired two new coaches while promoting another. ***PHOTO1*** THE COACHES WHO LEFT Bill Lazor -- Quarterbacks Coach Erik Chinander --...