Tagged: ‘Football’

What they’re saying about the Eagles: Derek Barnett drawing rave reviews
August 16th, 2017 at 12:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** After what felt like a quiet training camp, Derek Barnett was excellent in the Eagles' preseason debut against Green Bay last week. Barnett finished with a couple of sacks and flashed the type of talent that made him a handful for his three seasons at the University of Tennessee. Nobody...

Eagles injury report: Jeffery, Darby likely to debut against Bills on Thursday
August 15th, 2017 at 12:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the Eagles set to play their second preseason game on Thursday at The Linc against the Buffalo Bills, Birds fans will likely get to see the debut of two very important players on the outside. Alshon Jeffery missed the preseason opener in Green Bay as the Eagles brought him...

Eagles’ Chris Long speaks out against white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, his hometown
August 14th, 2017 at 3:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** For most of his life, Eagles defensive end Chris Long has made his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that has been featured heavily in the news over the past few days after a white nationalist/neo-Nazi rally and its counterprotests turned violent. There have been three recorded deaths (one from...

Ronald Darby trying to make quick transition into Eagles’ top cornerback
August 13th, 2017 at 4:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Only two days after being traded by the Buffalo Bills for a third-round pick and Jordan Matthews, Ronald Darby made his on-field debut at Eagles practice on Sunday. And Jim Schwartz wasted little time inserting the team's newest cornerback into the starting lineup. Howie Roseman and the front office knew...

Report: Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games by NFL
August 11th, 2017 at 1:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** There was a report that a "definite suspension" was coming star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's way, and that turned out to be the case. According to ESPN, Elliott has been suspended six games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy: Elliott is expected to appeal the suspension,...