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Philadelphia Eagles Look to Extend Contract of Brandon Graham
December 17th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day that Philadelphia Eagles' Head Coach Chip Kelly announced that Trent Cole would be missing Saturday's game at outside linebacker, there are reports that the Eagles are trying to extend Brandon Graham's contract. Graham is in the last year of his five year, $15,935,185 contract he signed...

Former Defensive End Hugh Douglas Arrested
September 25th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
As reported by WFSB Eyewitness News, Hugh Douglas, a former defensive end with the Philadelphia Eagles, was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. ***PHOTO1*** Douglas appeared in Hartford Superior Court in Connecticut Tuesday after he was arrested at a hotel.  Police were called to the hotel after Douglas attacked a woman he was...

Philadelphia Eagles Draft Breakdown – David King, Defensive End
June 13th, 2013 at 7:34 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles drafted defensive end David King out of Oklahoma with their final pick in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  It is going to be interesting to see where King fits in head coach Chip Kelly's defensive system. ***PHOTO1*** King is a six-foot-five-inch lineman weighing in at 286...

Philadelphia Eagles Draft Breakdown – Joe Kruger, Defensive End
May 29th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles drafted defensive end Joe Kruger out of Utah in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  Kruger adds even more depth to a defense that has seen an overhaul this off-season. ***PHOTO1*** Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and the front office are making their mark by drafting and...

Philadelphia Eagles’ 5 Worst Draft Picks of All-Time
April 11th, 2013 at 6:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Eagles are always an interesting team when draft day rolls around, for better or worse. In a two-part series, today we start with Philadelphia's worst draft picks in the franchise's history. For Eagles haters, some of these picks will allow you to revel in our collective pain once more. For...

Philadelphia Eagles Cut Jason Babin Following Monday Night Loss to the Carolina Panthers
November 27th, 2012 at 4:05 PM
The defensive line has been a major weakness for the Philadelphia Eagles throughout the 2012 season. One of the players who has been severely underperforming is defense end Jason Babin, and on Tuesday the team announced that Babin has been cut. Despite Babin's struggles this season and the fact that...

A Tale of Two Halves, Philadelphia Eagles Win Late in Dramatic Fashion Against Pittsburgh Steelers
August 9th, 2012 at 10:56 PM
  Despite a 24-23 victory over the Steelers, the evening could not have started worse for the Eagles.  The defense struggled on third down and stopping the run.  The offense was inept and could not sustain a drive.  Michael Vick injured his throwing hand, though the injury is not serious.  Luckily...

Friday August 3, 2012… Training Camp Notes/Highlights
August 3rd, 2012 at 4:55 PM
***PHOTO1***Overall it was an energetic uptempo practice for the Eagles today.  They went longer than scheduled in their live work.  Coach Reid has really been working them hard in the Pennsylvania afternoon heat.   DeSean Jackson ran an out and up against Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie during one on one drills.  DRC was badly beat on the...

Philadelphia Eagles Finalize Contract with Fletcher Cox; Fill 90-Man Roster by Claiming Monte Taylor Off Waivers
June 19th, 2012 at 1:12 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have finalized a contract with the 12th-overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, Fletcher Cox. The terms of the agreement were not released, but it is expected to be worth just over $10.2 million, all guaranteed. Cox praised the new collective bargaining agreement for ensuring that rookies...

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...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Defensive End Trent Cole Fined for Hit on Russell Okung
December 7th, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Trent Cole has been fined by the NFL for a hit he made on Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Russell Okung in last Thursday night's game. Jeff McClane of the Philadelphia Inquirer tweeted Wednesday that Cole told him the fine was worth $7500. ***PHOTO1*** "Trent Cole said he was fined...

Andy Reid May Have Lost the Fans, but not the Locker Room
November 16th, 2011 at 6:17 PM
It is no secret that people are tired of Andy Reid and are more than ready to see him ousted as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, but Andy Reid's players seem to be rallying behind him despite the Eagles' 3-6 start to the 2011 season. Reid has been on...

Philadelphia Eagles’ DE Jason Babin Upset with a Cheap Shot from the Chicago Bears
November 12th, 2011 at 2:43 PM
Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Jason Babin believes that he was the victim of a cheap shot from the Chicago Bears' offense in the Eagles' Monday night loss. Babin claimed that he was blindsided by a tight end that was put in motion and that while the play is not illegal,...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Defensive End Brandon Graham Nears Return
November 4th, 2011 at 8:11 PM
Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Brandon Graham is getting closer to making his return to the field. Graham, who started the season on the PUP list after undergoing knee surgery this past off-season, returned to practice for with the Eagles after they came back from their bye week and has been...

Defensive End Brandon Graham Set to Return to Practice
October 17th, 2011 at 8:38 PM
Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Brandon Graham is eligible to return off of the PUP list and Andy Reid has said that he will return to practice next Monday when the Eagles come back from their week off. As you may remember, Graham tweeted a couple of weeks ago that he...

Philadelphia Eagles’ DE Brandon Graham Likely to Start Season on PUP List
July 28th, 2011 at 1:55 PM
Reports say that Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Brandon Graham is most likely going to start the 2011 season on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, due to the fact that he is still recovering from his ACL injury last December against the Dallas Cowboys. Graham underwent microfracture surgery on...

Free Agent Jason Babin Would Not Be Against Returning to the Philadelphia Eagles
June 25th, 2011 at 8:58 PM
Defensive end Jason Babin, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009, was recently interviewed at Pro Football Focus and a couple of questions concerning him and the Eagles came up. Among the things mentioned were Babin's season here in 2009, his interactions with Andy Reid, and his interest in...

LeSean McCoy Calls Out New York Giants’ Lineman Osi Umenyiora
June 17th, 2011 at 5:44 PM
As we all know, Twitter has taken off over the past couple of years, especially within the sports world. Philadelphia Eagles' running back LeSean McCoy used his Twitter account to let everybody know how he feels about New York Giants' defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora who is unhappy with the Giants...