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Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Roster Breakdown: Running Back
July 14th, 2015 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Philadelphia Eagles open up training camp on August 2nd there will be several position battles going on. Some position competitions will be closer than others, but everyone will competing to be in the starting line-up against the Atlanta Falcons on September 14th. When LeSean McCoy was traded...

What Chip Kelly Wants in a Running Back
June 2nd, 2015 at 1:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly has made major changes to the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. The most surprising move was trading away the franchise's all-time leading rusher LeSean McCoy, who is still in the prime of his career. Jeffrey Lurie, the owner of the team, told reporters at the owners meeting that McCoy...

Former Philadelphia Eagles Running Back LeSean McCoy Speaks About Chip Kelly
April 7th, 2015 at 11:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy may have watched Terrell Owens say, "I love me some me!" one too many times growing up. McCoy spoke to Philadelphia Inquire's Jeff McLane recently. The first time he has talked to Philadelphia reporters since being traded to the Buffalo Bills last month....

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Former Dallas Cowboys Running Back DeMarco Murray
March 12th, 2015 at 7:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have signed running back DeMarco Murray on Thursday. Murray led the NFL in rushing during the 2014 season with 1,845 yards, averaging 115 yards per game on the ground. He finished tied for first in the NFL with 13 rushing touchdowns. It is being reported that Murray's deal with...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign Running Back Ryan Mathews
March 12th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have officially signed running back Ryan Mathews on Thursday. The deal is for three-years, $11.5 million. Mathews, 27, was a first round selection by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 draft. During his five years with the Chargers, Mathews ran the ball 923 times for 4,061 yards...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Sign Running Back Frank Gore on Tuesday.
March 8th, 2015 at 5:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly agreed to a deal with free-agent running back Frank Gore. ESPN's Adam Schefter and Adam Caplan were told by league sources that Gore, who will turn 32 in May, has already told people he intends to sign with the Eagles. Gore is a five time...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade LeSean McCoy, per Reports.
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles are going to trade LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso. McCoy, 26, was drafted by the Eagles in the second round in the 2009 draft. During his six seasons with the Eagles McCoy became the...

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 Beat the New York Giants in Season Finale, 34-26.
December 28th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon, 34-26, in the season finale in the Meadowlands. The Eagles finish the season with the same record they had last year, 10-6, but will not make the playoffs this season. Eli Manning led the Giants down the field on...

Five Philadelphia Eagles Voted to Pro Bowl
December 24th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL announced the fan voting results for the Pro Bowl that takes place on January 25th this year in Arizona. Five Philadelphia Eagles have been voted in: LeSean McCoy, Connor Barwin, Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, and Darren Sproles as a return specialist. McCoy is going to this...

Philadelphia Eagles Lose a Heartbreaking Game to the Washington Redskins, 27-24
December 20th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles lost a critical game to the Washington Redskins, 27-24, on Saturday afternoon in Landover, MD. The Eagles showed a lack of discipline throughout the game and it is even fair to say they lost the game, the Redskins did not beat them. The opening drive came...

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 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 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 Have Prime Opportunity to Get RB LeSean McCoy Going Against Tennessee Titans
November 20th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
It has been tough sledding for Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy in 2014. A season after leading the NFL in rushing, McCoy has been less successful this season. Despite the issues in the run game, the Eagles are committed to sticking with it. Philadelphia has a chance to get...

Contrary to Popular Belief, There is Nothing Wrong with Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy
November 18th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
Last year LeSean McCoy was one of the most feared players in the NFL. During the off-season McCoy said that he was going to rush for 2,000 yards this season. With Chip Kelly’s offense and coming off the season he had, it seemed realistic. He might even get to that...

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce and RB Darren Sproles Expected to Play Sunday
November 1st, 2014 at 10:52 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles list center Jason Kelce and running back Darren Sproles as probable for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. Both Kelce and Sproles missed the Eagles' heartbreaking loss to the Arizona Cardinals last week. The return of both players is a huge boost to the offense. ***PHOTO1*** Kelce has been...

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...