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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...

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles and C Jason Kelce Inactive for Arizona Cardinals Game
October 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Despite returning to practice after the bye week, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are inactive for the game against the Arizona Cardinals. Both Sproles and Kelce were able to practice this week in a limited fashion, but neither made enough progress to play Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Sproles sprained...

Philadelphia Eagles Will Look to Continue Rushing Success Against Stout Arizona Cardinals Defense
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have not run the football as well as they would have liked to this season. That changed against the New York Giants, when Philly put together their best rushing game of the year, racking up 203 yards on the ground. Now, the Eagles have had the bye...

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles Shines in 30-27 Comeback Win Against Indianapolis Colts
September 16th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles are a second half team. They erased a 17 point deficit in week one against the Jacksonville Jaguars and a 14 deficit against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 on the season in part because of an outstanding performance by running back Darren...

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 Newly Acquired Kenjon Barner Adds Competition to Running Back Position
August 20th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
With the Philadelphia Eagles adding running back Kenjon Barner via trade with the Carolina Panthers yesterday for a conditional 2015 seventh-round draft pick, he will get an opportunity to win the third running back spot. The Barner trade has already shaken up the position as the Eagles announced the release...

Philadelphia Eagles Trade 2015 Conditional 7th Round Pick for RB Kenjon Barner
August 19th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced a trade that acquires Carolina Panthers running back Kenjon Barner for a 2015 conditional seventh-round draft pick. Barner has ties to Eagles' head coach Chip Kelly from his days at Oregon. Now, he is a member of the Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Barner was drafted in the sixth-round of...

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 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...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and Citi Thank You Program Host Football Clinic
April 12th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy and Citi Thank You Program put on a great football clinic at Camden Catholic High School Saturday. The event, presented by Pro Camps, allowed more than 70 children the opportunity to meet and participate in various drills with McCoy and certified high school and...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign RB Darren Sproles to Two-Year Extension One Day After Trading for Him
March 15th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have been making mostly defensive signings in free agency this offseason.  However, one of their biggest acquisitions came on Thursday when they traded for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles.  To make things even better, the Eagles signed Sproles to a contract extension on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles...

LeSean McCoy Becomes First Philadelphia Eagles Running Back to Win NFC Offensive Player of the Month
January 3rd, 2014 at 9:16 PM
With the league rushing title in his hands, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy added another award to his impressive season.  After being named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week last week, McCoy was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month for his performances throughout December.  It's the...

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy Caps Off Season with Rushing Title, Franchise Records
December 30th, 2013 at 1:15 PM
It's been a wild season for the Philadelphia Eagles, but there was one player who was consistently the shining star of the offense since Week One.  That player would be running back LeSean McCoy.  His performance against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night capped off a career season for McCoy. ***PHOTO1*** LEAGUE RUSHING...