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DeMarco Murray is Ready to Play on Saturday… If Chip Kelly Lets Him.
August 19th, 2015 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** DeMarco Murray has not done a whole lot during his first training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has been held out of a few practices by Chip Kelly and did not play in the team's first preseason game on Sunday. Kelly admitted earlier this week that the only one...

Peter King Gives His Opinion of the Philadelphia Eagles
August 13th, 2015 at 7:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Peter King of MMQB.com visited the Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Thursday. He spent time talking to Josh Paunil of Phillymag.com. It's interesting to see what someone as respected as King thinks of the Eagles heading into the 2015 season. King had some interesting things to say about the quarterbacks and...

DeMarco Murray Inactivity During Training Camp is a Mystery
August 12th, 2015 at 9:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** DeMarco Murray is becoming a major storyline so far for the Philadelphia Eagles. Murray started off training camp --just ten days ago-- by being held out of the team portion of the first practice. Chip Kelly said his hydration levels were off and they were preventing a possible injury from occurring. He...

Darren Sproles Expected to Have Expanded Role This Season
August 8th, 2015 at 2:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, Darren Sproles was arguably the Philadelphia Eagles' MVP in the first half of the season. As the season progressed it seemed his role was reduced, leaving many wondering why he was not being used more in the offense. With the additions of DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews, Sproles...

Kiko Alonso and DeMarco Murray Miss Practice on Thursday.
August 6th, 2015 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles were missing two potential starters during practice on Thursday. Kiko Alonso has a concussion according to the team. Alonso likely sustained the injury during practice on Tuesday. It is not known when the injury occurred during practice. Even though head coach Chip Kelly does not allow any...

Chip Kelly Explains Why DeMarco Murray was Held Out of Practice on Sunday
August 4th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Philadelphia Eagles held their first practice of training camp on Sunday DeMarco Murray was suited up, but did not take any reps in the team portion of practice. When asked about why he was held out, Murray said that he was unsure and to ask the coaches. He...

DeMarco Murray Does not Know Why He was Held Out of First Practice.
August 3rd, 2015 at 5:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles held their first practice of training camp on Sunday. However, their first string running back DeMarco Murray was left on the sideline for the majority of the practice. Murray was back in the first group of 11-on-11 during the team's second practice on Monday. Murray's noticeable...

Philadelphia Eagles Waive Running Back Matthew Tucker
July 28th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that they have waived running back Matthew Tucker due to a "non-football injury". Tim McManus, of the Philadelphia Inquire reported that Tucker underwent surgery to repair a torn quad and that it would take 8-9 months to recover. Tucker was signed by the Eagles in 2013 as...

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,...