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Philadelphia Eagles Cody Parkey Takes Leg up in Kicking Competition
August 29th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles entered the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets with their kicker competition still up in the air. The team has been searching for competition to push Alex Henery after he struggled last season and in the preseason this year. They may have finally found the...

Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Finale Against New York Jets: Players to Watch
August 28th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
For the Philadelphia Eagles, the fourth preseason game against the New York Jets is all about evaluating the players who are on the roster bubble. The starters are expected to play very little, if at all, so the coaching staff can give the opportunity to other players fighting to be...

Philadelphia Eagles Should Return Key Players from Injury for Third Preseason Game
August 19th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles received some good news on the injury front as wide receiver Riley Cooper and cornerback Nolan Carroll are back at practice. Both players have not seen any preseason action due to injury, but will have a chance to play in the regular season dress rehearsal Thursday against...

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 Set for Joint Practices with New England Patriots
August 12th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
In a change of pace from the usual training camp practice routine, the Philadelphia Eagles traveled to Foxborough, Massachusetts for two joint practice sessions with the New England Patriots. The teams did the same last season, but that was in Philadelphia. After the joint practice sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz Begins 2014 with Impressive Preseason Performance
August 11th, 2014 at 2:18 PM
One of the most impressive performances in the Philadelphia Eagles preseason opener against the Chicago Bears came from second year tight end Zach Ertz. Ertz led the team in receptions and made a few big plays that were instrumental in the Eagles finding the endzone. Ertz made an impact 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...

You’re Hired: Philadelphia Eagles Hire Two New Coaches, Promote One
January 29th, 2014 at 11:52 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles are making additions to the team as their offseason gets started.  Right now, those additions are on the sideline.  With the departure of two coaches, the Eagles and Chip Kelly have hired two new coaches while promoting another. ***PHOTO1*** THE COACHES WHO LEFT Bill Lazor -- Quarterbacks Coach Erik Chinander --...

Impressive First Season Earns Chip Kelly Maxwell Club NFL Coach of the Year
January 16th, 2014 at 7:29 PM
Exactly one year ago, the Philadelphia Eagles hired a college football head coach to be the next head coach of the Eagles.  The man for the job: Chip Kelly of the Oregon Ducks.  What he and the Eagles would do for the 2013 season, no one expected.  That is why...

Chip Kelly Confident in Nick Foles as Long-Term Starting Quarterback; 1,000 Yards for DeSean Jackson
December 3rd, 2013 at 11:16 PM
It's been one week since Chip Kelly announced that Nick Foles would be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback for the rest of the season.  After Nick Foles led the Eagles to another win on Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals, Chip Kelly expressed his confidence in Foles as the starting quarterback...

It’s Official: Chip Kelly Names Nick Foles as Starting QB for the Remainder of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Season
November 26th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
It took him long enough, but Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has finally announced that Nick Foles will be the Eagles' starting quarterback for the remainder of the season.  Michael Vick, who is still sidelined with his re-injured hamstring, will be the backup quarterback for the remainder of the...

With Michael Vick Possibly Returning After Bye Week, What Should Chip Kelly Do with QB Situation?
November 18th, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Arizona Cardinals.  Detroit Lions.  Minnesota Vikings.  Chicago Bears.  Dallas Cowboys.  Those are the last five games on the Philadelphia Eagles schedule in that order following their bye week.  They have already played five of their six divisional games with their final one being against the Cowboys.  With only five games...

Chip Kelly Named Nick Foles as the Starting QB for Remainder of Season? Yes and No.
November 14th, 2013 at 10:03 PM
During the preseason, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly saw that he had two quarterbacks that were capable of running his offense: Michael Vick and Nick Foles.  It was a close competition between the two, but Kelly chose Vick as the starting quarterback for the season.  Ten games into the...

Do the Philadelphia Eagles Have a QB Controversy Brewing?
October 6th, 2013 at 11:05 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants 36-21 Sunday afternoon.  However, that win came with a loss for the Eagles as Michael Vick left the game with a hamstring injury.  Nick Foles came in to replace Vick and he put on a display that Eagles fans enjoyed. ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: Matthew...

Donovan McNabb to Be Honored During Tonight’s Eagles-Chiefs Game
September 19th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles will be playing the Kansas City Chiefs tonight and Eagles fans will see their former head coach standing on the opposing teams sideline in his first visit to Lincoln Financial Field since being fired by the Eagles earlier this year.  The return of former Eagles head coach...

Week Three: History in the Making and the Return of “Big Red”
September 17th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles now have two games under their belt.  As the team prepares for their third game of the season, they are about to make history as well as see the return of their former head coach. ***PHOTO1*** The thought crossing your mind probably is "what have the...

Philadelphia Eagles Offense Too Slow? Chip Kelly Thinks So
September 11th, 2013 at 10:39 PM
When watching the Philadelphia Eagles offense during the preseason, many were expecting a fast-paced offense.  However, it seemed as if they were going at an average speed, increasing the tempo here and there.  In the first game of the season against the Washington Redskins on Monday, we saw a completely...

Who Will Make the Final Cut for the Philadelphia Eagles? — Offensive Roster Projections
August 29th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
All across the NFL, teams are preparing to make their final roster cuts by the 6:00 p.m. Saturday deadline.  The preseason finale for each team will greatly help coaches with the decision of who makes the 53-man roster and who goes.  For Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, some roster...

Starters Will Sit Out Final Preseason Game Against the New York Jets
August 26th, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly announced his decision Monday to sit all of the starters in the Eagles' preseason finale against the New York Jets on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** With the first-team offense basically set, the decision was not a hard one for Kelly.  It is a smart decision to sit them...

Chip Kelly Names Michael Vick as Starting Quarterback for the 2013 Season
August 20th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
It only took two preseason games for Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to decide who the starting quarterback for the season will be.  Kelly announced earlier today that Michael Vick will be at the helm when the Eagles offense takes the field against the Washington Redskins on September 9. ***PHOTO1*** Between...