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Free Agent Frenzy: Philadelphia Eagles Bolstering Their Secondary
March 13th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
After going on a free agent signing spree over the past few off-seasons, the Philadelphia Eagles are taking the slow and quiet approach to the free agent market this year.  Free agents that were supposed to make the defense better turned out to be a bust (ex. Nnamdi Asomugha, Patrick...

Injury Report: Philadelphia Eagles Secondary Hurting
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:20 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles secondary is hurting, both physically and on the field.  They are only four games into the season, and besides the overall poor play from the secondary, injuries have been a contributing factor. ***PHOTO1*** Free safety Patrick Chung and cornerback Brandon Boykin have been sidelined at practice with shoulder injuries. ...

Kicker Alex Henery Fined, Injury Updates
September 27th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery was fined by the NFL today for an illegal tackle on Kansas City Chiefs safety Quintin Demps. ***PHOTO1*** Henery took Demps down with a horse-collar tackle on a kick return in the third quarter of the Eagles 26-16 loss to the Chiefs last Thursday.  Demps caught Henery's...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Acquisitions (Part Five) – Kenny Phillips, Safety
July 5th, 2013 at 6:26 PM
In addition to safety Patrick Chung, the Philadelphia Eagles singed New York Giants free agent safety Kenny Phillips during the 2013 free agency period as an addition to the revamped defense. ***PHOTO1*** Phillips is a former first round pick from the Miami Hurricanes by the New York Giants in the 2008 NFL...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Acquisitions (Part Four) – Patrick Chung, Safety
July 3rd, 2013 at 10:21 PM
As the Philadelphia Eagles free agency signings continued just days after 2013 free agency period began, the Eagles made another addition to the defense with safety Patrick Chung. ***PHOTO1*** Chung, a former second round pick by the New England Patriots in 2009, also played for the Oregon Ducks when Chip Kelly was...

Philadelphia Eagles Draft Breakdown – Safety Earl Wolff
May 22nd, 2013 at 10:31 PM
After an off-season of mostly defensive signings, specifically in the secondary, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted safety Earl Wolff out of North Carolina State University in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft to bolster an already deep secondary.  As it stands right now, Wolff sits behind Patrick Chung and...

Eagles’ 5 Best Draft Picks of All-Time
April 14th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** The other day we discussed the Eagles' worst five draft picks of all-time. So today we wrap up this two-part series on a lighter note with the Eagles' five best draft picks of all-time. Let's get to it.    Honorable Mention: DE Reggie White (1984) - 4th Overall (Supplemental Draft)   "The Minister of...

Eagles Injury Report; Thursday Vs. Cincinnati Bengals
December 11th, 2012 at 5:08 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off of a dramatic come from behind victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  With the Bengals coming into Philly for a Thursday night game, the Eagles players won't have much time to recover.   Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy have returned to practice after passing...

Safety Nate Allen Injures Hamstring, May Miss Monday Nights’s Game
November 3rd, 2012 at 1:29 PM
Third year safety Nate Allen injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday.  Allen then did not participate in practice on Friday, leaving his status for Monday night's Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints showdown in jeopardy.  He has not been ruled out yet for the game, but playing in the...

Todd Bowles Replaces Juan Castillo as the Eagles Defensive Coordinator
October 17th, 2012 at 9:59 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** After two straight losses with the defense giving up the lead in the fourth quarter, the Philadelphia Eagles and Andy Reid decided to end the Juan Castillo defensive coordinator experiment for good. In a somewhat surprising decision to start last season, Reid not only moved the 13 year offensive line...

With Calvin “Megatron” Johnson Looming, How Will the Philadelphia Eagles Defense Prepare?
October 9th, 2012 at 2:54 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have a tough task this upcoming Sunday with the Detroit Lions coming to town.  The close loss against the Steelers is behind the team as they begin preparations for the high powered Lions.  The 1-3 Lions were preseason favorites to make the playoffs, but they have gotten...

Philadelphia Eagles Release S Jaiquawn Jarrett and Sign WR Mardy Gilyard
September 11th, 2012 at 5:17 PM
News has come out of Philadelphia today that the Eagles have released 2011 second round draft pick Jaiquawn Jarrett.  The release of Jarrett makes room for the Eagles to sign wide receiver Mardy Gilyard.  Gilyard played well for the Eagles throughout the preseason, but was released during final cuts.   ***PHOTO1*** After...

Defense Saves the Day for the Philadelphia Eagles
September 10th, 2012 at 12:58 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles escaped with a win against the Cleveland Browns 17-16 yesterday.  Most of the discussion following the game has been about Michael Vick.  Vick threw four interceptions, but did lead the Eagles on a last minute drive to get the W.  The unsung hero of the game was...

Philadelphia Eagles: Three Key Weaknesses for 2012
August 11th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
The 2012 preseason of the Philadelphia Eagles is underway and a new season is quickly approaching. This is the time of year to examine the strengths and weaknesses of a team as we look forward to a new season. Here is a look at the three biggest weaknesses of the...

Philadelphia Eagles Potential Position Battles for 2012
May 22nd, 2012 at 3:48 AM
  With camps starting to get under way around the league, I thought this would be a great time to explore some of the position battles we might see play out during the Philadelphia Eagles preseason – since, as we all know, it’s about the only exciting part of the preseason. Number...

Ex-Philadelphia Eagle Brian Dawkins Retires from the NFL
April 23rd, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Former Philadelphia Eagles' safety and future Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins announced his retirement today via Twitter. Dawkins spent the last three seasons of his career on the west coast with the Denver Broncos after leaving the Eagles after the 2008 season, much to the dismay of many fans. The...

Jaiquawn Jarret Could Start on Sunday for the Philadelphia Eagles
November 10th, 2011 at 5:40 PM
During the game on Monday night against the Chicago Bears, safety Nate Allen left the game with a concussion. Because he has not yet done testing for the concussion this week, his availability Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals is in doubt. Jeff McLane from Philly.com believes rookie safety Jaiquawn Jarret...

Kurt Coleman Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
October 19th, 2011 at 9:10 AM
Philadelphia Eagles' safety Kurt Coleman has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week Six after his three interception game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Coleman was not even scheduled to start the game against the Redskins this week, as he had been benched earlier in the...

Jarrad Page Looks to Be the Philadelphia Eagles’ Starting Safety
August 29th, 2011 at 4:50 PM
Nate Allen, who is still dealing with tendonitis in his ailing knee, does not look like he will be ready to go for the Philadelphia Eagles' season opener against the St. Louis Rams. Jarrad Page will be taking on the starting safety role in Allen's absence, which might be a...

Eight Months After Surgery, Nate Allen Still not Completely Healthy
August 24th, 2011 at 2:33 PM
Perhaps one of the most brutal things to watch in last week's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers was the play of safety Nate Allen who is eight months off of a knee surgery. Allen had thought that his surgically repaired knee was ready to go when the Philadelphia Eagles...