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Matt Barkley Says He Will Start Against the New York Jets on Thursday
August 31st, 2015 at 3:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Barkley told reporters on Monday that he will start the preseason finale on Thursday at MetLife Stadium against the New York Jets. It will be Barkley's first start in an NFL game. Barkley and Tim Tebow have been competing for the third quarterback spot during training camp, and will...

Philadelphia Eagles Trim Roster Down to 78 on Sunday
August 30th, 2015 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles officially released 12 players on Sunday, cutting their roster down to 78. All NFL teams must get their rosters down to 75 players before Tuesday's 4pm deadline. Chip Kelly says the reason for announcing the cuts earlier is so that it gives those players a chance to...

The Philadelphia Eagles Reportedly Release Emmanuel Acho
August 27th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to several reports, the Philadelphia Eagles have released inside linebacker Emmanuel Acho due to a thumb injury that requires surgery. The team has yet to confirm or deny the reports, but his locker was reportedly empty on Thursday. Acho was acquired by the Eagles in a 2013 trade that...

Chip Kelly No Longer Worries About Sam Bradford’s Knee
August 27th, 2015 at 1:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Bradford's knee was arguably the biggest cause for concern heading into training camp. Now, Chip Kelly says that the Philadelphia Eagles' coaching staff does not worry about Bradford from a physical standpoint. Kelly was asked on Thursday if being cautious with Bradford in preseason games outweighs wanting to see...

Zach Ertz’ Status for Season Opener Still Unknown
August 26th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles could be without Zach Ertz when they open the season against the Atlanta Falcons on September 14th. Ertz is still recovering from core muscle surgery that took place on August 14th. He has already been ruled out for the rest of the preseason and is slowly...

The Philadelphia Eagles Extend Mychal Kendricks’ Contract
August 25th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles and linebacker Mychal Kendricks agreed to a four year contract extension on Monday. The deal is reportedly worth $29 million over the four years with $16.4 million guaranteed. Kendricks', who was entering his final year of his rookie contract, name had come up several times over the...

NFL and Chip Kelly Don’t See Eye-to-Eye on Suggs’ Hit
August 24th, 2015 at 1:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Monday morning the NFL's head of officiating, Dean Blandino, was on the NFL Network and said that Terrell Suggs' low hit on Sam Bradford was, "not a foul". If the quarterback has an option, he's considered a runner until he either clearly doesn't have the football, or he re-establishes...

The Philadelphia Eagles Sign Safety Brandan Bishop
August 24th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have announced on Monday the signing of safety Brandan Bishop. The signing of Bishop fills the void left when the team released Earl Wolff on Friday. The Eagles currently have 90 players on their roster. Bishop is a 6-1, 208 pound safety who went undrafted in the 2013...

Sam Bradford Got Hit Low Early in His First Preseason Game
August 23rd, 2015 at 2:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The biggest question on everyone's mind, including Sam Bradford's, was how would the quarterback respond to getting hit for the first time in a year. It didn't take long to find out. Early in the first quarter, Bradford ran a read-option play and handed the ball off to Darren Sproles....

The Philadelphia Eagles Release Earl Wolff
August 21st, 2015 at 5:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an unsurprising move, the Philadelphia Eagles have released safety Earl Wolff on Friday. News of the release was first reported by Philly Mag's Tim McManus. Wolff had missed all of the team's OTAs in the spring and the majority of training camp while recovering from microfracture surgery that took...

Chip Kelly is Getting ‘increasingly Excited’ About Tim Tebow, According to Report.
August 21st, 2015 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** A question that Chip Kelly seems to get asked every press conference is how he feels Tim Tebow is doing in practice. His answer is always the same, but how it is reported is always different. According to a tweet from ESPN's Dianna Maria Russni, Chip Kelly is getting "increasingly...

Marcus Smith to Get MRI on Hamstring.
August 20th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles are getting uncomfortably thin at outside linebacker. Marcus Smith was carted off the field on Thursday with a hamstring injury. The injury occurred during the special team's portion of Thursday's joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. He was said to be locked up with a member of...

DeMarco Murray is Ready to Play on Saturday… If Chip Kelly Lets Him.
August 19th, 2015 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** DeMarco Murray has not done a whole lot during his first training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has been held out of a few practices by Chip Kelly and did not play in the team's first preseason game on Sunday. Kelly admitted earlier this week that the only one...

Sam Bradford Had a Solid Practice Against the Baltimore Ravens
August 19th, 2015 at 4:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sam Bradford faced an opposing defense for the first time in nearly a year on Wednesday. He showed some encouraging signs for the Eagles' coaching staff and fans. Bradford finished the day going 20/25 in the team portions of practice, according to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com. He threw back-to-back red zone...

Chip Kelly is not Concerned with Cody Parkey’s Misses on Sunday.
August 18th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles kicker Cody Parkey looked shaky on Sunday, but Chip Kelly says there is no reason to worry. This offseason, the NFL approved a new rule to move the ball back from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line on PAT attempts. Parkey missed one of the extra point...

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Update for Tuesday.
August 18th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso returned to practice on Tuesday being sidelined since suffering a concussion on August 9th. Chip Kelly said during his morning press conference that although Alonso has been cleared to return to practice, the coaching staff will ease him back into things. "I think mentally he's good," Kelly...

Matt Barkley Impresses, Mark Sanchez Disappoints, Tim Tebow Shows Signs of Improvement in First Preseason Game
August 17th, 2015 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The biggest storyline for the Philadelphia Eagles this training camp has been the ongoing quarterback competition. Chip Kelly has said that the Eagles will only have three quarterbacks on the roster once the regular season starts. To nobody's surprise, Kelly announced on Friday that Sam Bradford would not be playing...

Nelson Agholor Shows His Speed in Preseason Opener
August 17th, 2015 at 3:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nelson Agholor's first reception in an NFL game went for a touchdown, it also showed just why the Philadelphia Eagles thought so highly of the receiver out of USC. In the first quarter, Mark Sanchez threw the ball out to Agholor who ran a quick hitch. The ball looked like it...

Philadelphia Eagles List Tim Tebow as 4th Quarterback on Unofficial Depth Chart
August 14th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles released their first unofficial depth chart on Friday. Tim Tebow is listed as the fourth quarterback. Apparently they also have four starting right guards. The Eagles have their four quarterbacks listed as Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley, and Tim Tebow. Of course, this could change at any...

Zach Ertz Will not Play in the Preseason
August 14th, 2015 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chip Kelly informed the media that Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz will be playing during the preseason. Ertz will be sidelined for the next couple weeks with a "core muscle" injury. Kelly said that Ertz will be ready to go week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. Ertz was reportedly...