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Philadelphia Eagles Sign RB Darren Sproles to Two-Year Extension One Day After Trading for Him
March 15th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles have been making mostly defensive signings in free agency this offseason.  However, one of their biggest acquisitions came on Thursday when they traded for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles.  To make things even better, the Eagles signed Sproles to a contract extension on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles...

Philadelphia Eagles Punter Donnie Jones Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Second Time
December 5th, 2013 at 10:12 PM
It seems like the Philadelphia Eagles like to win in every possibly way.  They've not only been winning games, but they have been winning awards a few times each month now.  Nick Foles has won five awards this season with him winning NFC Offensive Player of the Month, NFC Offensive...

Philadelphia Eagles Have Another Player Honored with a Player of the Week Award
November 20th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have had a few Player of the Week awards come their way this season.  Quarterback Nick Foles already has four awards.  He has two FedEx Air Player of the Week awards and two NFC Offensive Player of the Week awards.  This week, punter Donnie Jones won the...

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Wide Receiver and Kick Returner Brad Smith
November 12th, 2013 at 4:57 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver and kick returner Brad Smith today.  Smith was drafted by the New York Jets in 2006 and was with them until 2010.  Smith was recently with the Buffalo Bills for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. ***PHOTO1*** The Eagles signed Smith to be one of their...

Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson Fined for Facemask Penalty
November 9th, 2013 at 6:28 PM
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was fined by the league for a facemask penalty that occurred during the Oakland Raiders game.  The facemask came on a punt return. ***PHOTO1*** It's not often you see a punt returner get penalized or even fined for a facemask, but Jackson was one of the...

Philadelphia Eagles Fantasy Football Preview – Tight End, Kicker, Defense/Special Teams
September 8th, 2013 at 10:59 PM
The 2013 NFL season is underway and the Philadelphia Eagles are less than 24 hours away from kicking off the season against the Washington Redskins.  Even though the season has started, fans continue their fantasy drafts.  In this edition of the Philadelphia Eagles Fantasy Football Preview, the tight ends, kicker...

Philadelphia Eagles Release Cornerback Brandon Hughes
September 7th, 2013 at 7:44 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Brandon Hughes earlier today.  The Eagles signed Hughes in 2010 off of the New York Giants practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Hughes was going to miss the teams season opener Monday night against the Washington Redskins anyway because of a hand injury.  However, the release comes as a...

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Acquisitions (Part Nine) – Donnie Jones, Punter
July 10th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
With the Philadelphia Eagles not re-signing Mat McBriar, they were looking to add a punter either through free agency or through the draft.  Opting for the free agency route, the Eagles signed punter Donnie Jones, an unrestricted free agent from the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Jones was drafted in the seventh round of...