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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 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 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 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 QB Mark Sanchez and WR Jordan Matthews Formed Connection in Training Camp
November 12th, 2014 at 1:14 PM
What Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez and wide receiver Jordan Matthews did on Monday night against the Carolina Panthers was formed in training camp. The two players were both working with the second team at that time and were able to form a connection through those reps. Fast forward months...

Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receivers Have Coming Out Party in Win Against Washington Redskins
September 22nd, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Coming into the Philadelphia Eagles week three match-up with the Washington Redskins, there was some concern about the Eagles having problems getting production from their wide receivers. That was put to bed this week as the Philadelphia wide receivers had a coming out party against Washington in a 37-34 win. ***PHOTO1*** Prior...

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...