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Philadelphia Eagles Hire New Quarterbacks Coach
January 23rd, 2015 at 1:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced that Ryan Day has been hired to coach the quarterbacks. Day replaces Bill Musgrave, who is now the offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders. Day, 35 years-old, was a three year starting quarterback at New Hampshire while Chip Kelly was the offensive coordinator. While at...

Reports Indicate Philadelphia Eagles Will Try to Get Marcus Mariota in the Draft.
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Chip Kelly now being in charge of the Philadelphia Eagles personnel decisions it is easy to come to the conclusion that he will go after Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota in the upcoming draft. Kelly recruited the quarterback while he was the head coach at Oregon and has...

Three Philadelphia Eagles Will not Be Playing in the Pro Bowl
January 20th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** At the end of last week the Philadelphia Eagles had nine players that were selected to play in the Pro Bowl. Out of those nine players, three are officially not going to participate in this Sunday's exhibition; LeSean McCoy, Jason Peters, and Jeremy Maclin. The other six Eagles' are still...

Philadelphia Eagles Announce “Structural Change,” Chip Kelly Stays as Head Coach.
January 2nd, 2015 at 7:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Well, that was an exciting and tense afternoon in Philadelphia. Two days after the Philadelphia Eagles and Tom Gamble parted ways there was wild speculation that Chip Kelly, who hired and got along with Gamble, had had it with general manager Howie Roseman and was on his way out in Philadelphia. ESPN...

Chip Kelly May Be Out as Head Coach of Philadelphia Eagles: Report
January 2nd, 2015 at 5:03 PM
When Chip Kelly was hired to coach the Philadelphia Eagles he brought on one of "his guys" to become the vice president of football operations, Tom Gamble. Gamble and Kelly have been friends for years, going back to when Kelly was at New Hampshire, and are very similar in terms...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Stick with Mark Sanchez Against the New York Giants.
December 22nd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday with the Dallas Cowboys beating the Indianapolis Colts to clinch the NFC East title. This is the first time Chip Kelly has missed any sort of postseason game since his days as offensive coordinator with New Hampshire 11...

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...

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...

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...

Former Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Freddie Mitchell Sentenced to Prison
October 30th, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Former Philadelphia Eagle Freddie Mitchell has had his day in court and has been sentenced to serve 37 months in prison on tax fraud charges. ***PHOTO1*** Mitchell, a wide receiver for the Eagles from 2001 to 2004, plead guilty for conspiring to file a false tax return.  Prosecutors said two other people...

Car Attendant Stole $225,000 from Todd Herremans
October 23rd, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Philadelphia Eagles lineman Todd Herremans had roughly $225,000 stolen from his bank account.  The person who stole the money was a car attendant for the Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** During games, the Eagles have an attendant to look after the cars of the players.  No one in the organization expected a car attendant to...

Philadelphia Eagles Perform Community Service, Plant Trees with SCA Americas
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Employees of the Philadelphia Eagles were out in the park today as they helped plant some trees with SCA Americas. ***PHOTO1*** The SCA homepage describes them as: "A leading global hygiene and forest products company that develops and produces personal care products, tissue and forest products sold in about 100 countries." They make recycled paper...

Former MMA Fighter Wants to Fight Michael Vick
September 22nd, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Who saw this one coming?  A good guess would be that no one saw this coming, especially Michael Vick.  In a Huffington Post report, retired Mixed Martial Artist Gordon Shell recently said he wants to fight Vick in the cage. ***PHOTO1*** Shell retired from MMA last year after fighting in the cage...

Running Back Felix Jones Traded to Pittsburgh Steelers
August 23rd, 2013 at 9:50 PM
When the Philadelphia Eagles signed former Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones during the offseason, it came as a surprise to many.  However, the ex-Cowboy is no longer an Eagle as the team traded Jones to the Pittsburgh Steelers early Friday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, a six-year veteran running back, was traded to...

The Injury Bug Hits Again, Linebacker Phillip Hunt Tears ACL
August 16th, 2013 at 9:34 PM
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Phillip Hunt is another player to be hit by the injury bug as he tore his ACL. ***PHOTO1*** Hunt injured his left knee during the preseason opener.  After sitting our three days of practice following the game against the New England Patriots, the news came that he had a...

Philadelphia Eagles Listed Seventh in Most Valuable NFL Franchises
August 14th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Forbes recently released its list of the most valuable NFL franchises and, according to Forbes, the Philadelphia Eagles are the seventh most valuable franchise. ***PHOTO1*** Forbes lists the Eagles current value at $1.31 billion, which puts them dead last in the NFC East.  The New York Giants are valued at $1.55 billion...

Bryce Brown’s Dogs Seized and Returned
June 29th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown had his pitbull and seven puppies seized in Wisconsin as part of an investigation into a suspected dog fighting operation. ***PHOTO1*** A pitbull breeding kennel, Northland Pits, had 27 dogs seized from it on May 21 as reported by the Leader-Telegram.  The owner of the kennel,...

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp is Just Around the Corner
June 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles will begin training camp in just a few short weeks. ***PHOTO1*** For the first time since 1996, training camp will not be held at Lehigh University.  Training camp will instead be held at the teams NovaCare practice facility.  However, there will be five open practices at Lincoln Financial Field. ...

LeSean McCoy to Host Second Annual Charity Softball Game Tonight
June 22nd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
After a successful inaugural charity softball game last year, LeSean McCoy and the LeSean McCoy Foundation are hitting the softball diamond again.  The celebrity softball game is tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, PA. ***PHOTO1*** The softball game will be Eagles players against the NFL All-Stars.  According to...

BREAKING: Jason Peters Arrested in Louisiana
June 12th, 2013 at 11:29 PM
Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters was arrested early Wednesday morning for illegal street racing and resisting arrest by flight, according to an arrest affidavit obtained and reported by USA Today.  The arrest was made in Monroe, Louisiana. ***PHOTO1*** The arrest affidavit cited that Peters was seen in a white Chevrolet Camaro...