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Philadelphia Eagles Place Three Players on IR, Evan Mathis Designated to Return
September 9th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a number of significant injuries in their 34-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the season opener. The team announced right tackle Allen Barbre and linebacker Najee Goode are headed to the injured reserve which ends their season. The team also announced guard Evan Mathis will...

Philadelphia Eagles Guard Evan Mathis Seeks New Contract After Breakout Season
March 27th, 2014 at 2:51 PM
It is becoming more and more common that we see today's players seek a new contract after having a breakout season.  We have seen it twice with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson and the most recent time came within two days after being knocked out of the postseason.  The...

Philadelphia Eagles Release Guard Danny Watkins, 2011 First Round Pick Wasted
August 31st, 2013 at 11:30 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles first round pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, offensive guard Danny Watkins, was released earlier today as the team trimmed the roster down to the final 53 players. Watkins struggled with both Andy Reid and Chip Kelly's systems.  His release shows just how big that struggle was with...

Mathis Davis Turns Down the Baltimore Ravens and Returns to the Philadelphia Eagles
March 19th, 2012 at 6:20 PM
On Friday, current Eagles free-agent guard Evan Mathis decided to re-sign with the Eagles instead of taking a deal with the Ravens.  ***PHOTO1*** According to his twitter account, Mathis decided to re-sign with the Eagles because of his dedicated fans saying, “To the Eagles fans who offered me various food and incentives...

Philadelphia Eagles’ LeSean McCoy, Jason Babin and Jason Peters Make Pro Bowl
December 28th, 2011 at 12:41 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles will be sending three of their players to the Pro Bowl this year in Hawaii including running back LeSean McCoy, defensive end Jason Babin, and offensive lineman Jason Peters. The three guys were very bright spots on a team that was expected to shine much brighter in...

Danny Watkins Benched for Kyle DeVan
September 7th, 2011 at 10:55 PM
Danny Watkins, who has been the Philadelphia Eagles' starting right guard ever since arriving to training camp this preseason, has been benched and Kyle DeVan, who the Eagles just recently signed, will be taking over for the rookie Watkins. The Eagles' offensive line was very shaky this off-season, but the...

Philadelphia Eagles Claim Offensive Lineman Kyle DeVan Off Waivers
September 4th, 2011 at 10:06 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles claimed offensive lineman Kyle DeVan off of the waiver wire on Sunday in order to add depth to a shaky offensive line. DeVan, who is a guard, could put pressure on the Eagles' first-round pick Danny Watkins if Watkins were to struggle once the season gets underway. Watkins...

Expect Danny Watkins to Start Final Preseason Game Against the New York Jets
August 31st, 2011 at 1:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the lockout that occurred this summer did not affect fans in the sense of missing any valuable games, the lockout had an adverse affect on players, especially rookies. Rookies have had even less time than usual to get use to the increased speed of a game at the...

Jason Kelce is Officially Your Starting Center
August 29th, 2011 at 6:29 PM
Marty Mornhenwig made it official on Monday morning when he announced that rookie Jason Kelce would be the Philadelphia Eagles starting center headed into the 2011 season. Since last Thursday's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns, the Eagles' offensive line has gone through a couple of shakeups, but with the...

Todd Herremans Moves to the Right Tackle Position
August 28th, 2011 at 3:12 PM
It might not be too much of a shock, but yesterday the Philadelphia Eagles announced that they would be moving Todd Herremans from the left guard position to the right tackle position. The right side of the Eagles' offensive line has looked very, very shaky so far throughout the preseason and...

Todd Herremans Dislocates Finger, not Expected to Miss Any Time
August 24th, 2011 at 2:09 PM
Philadelphia Eagles' offensive lineman Todd Herremans left Monday's practice at the Novacare Complex with a dislocated finger. The injury is not at all serious and Herremans expects to be in good enough shape to play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.

What Can We Expect with Brent Celek in 2011?
August 24th, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Philadelphia Eagles' tight end Brent Celek is coming off a down season in 2010 after having a career year in 2009. Part of the reason for some of the regression of course can be credited to the Eagles' abysmal offensive line last season. Since the line was in such bad...

Danny Watkins and the Philadelphia Eagles Still Have No Deal in Place
July 31st, 2011 at 7:24 PM
***PHOTO1***The Philadelphia Eagles still have not come to terms on a deal with their first-round draft pick Danny Watkins, who was taken 23rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Watkins has now missed six practices so far at Lehigh University, and without OTAs or minicamps this off-season due to the NFL...

DeSean Jackson Number 29 On NFL Network’s Top 100 Countdown
June 21st, 2011 at 3:07 PM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Network has been releasing their top 100 active players in the NFL today and Philadelphia Eagles' wide receiver DeSean Jackson fell at number 29 on the list. The 24-year-old Jackson is coming off of one of his most explosive seasons yet in which he averaged 22.5 (tops in...

Philadelphia Eagles 2011 NFL Draft Recap: Danny Watkins, OL
May 17th, 2011 at 12:49 AM
Roger Goodell stepped up to the podium in prime time last month and announced the name of the newest player who would be wearing Midnight Green for the Philadelphia Eagles this upcoming autumn. With the 23rd pick in this year's NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive guard Danny Watkins,...

For Philadelphia Eagles Fans, the Season Can Not Arrive Soon Enough
April 29th, 2011 at 5:39 PM
Most people who know me would say that I am an all around sports fan. There is not much better than a day at the ballpark, the Stanley Cup playoffs, or day 1 of March Madness. I love watching the Olympics, because it is a combination of various sports, some...