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The Philadelphia Eagles Trade Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals, According to Report
September 4th, 2015 at 4:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles have traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals, according to FOXSports Jay Glazer. The Eagles will receive a 7th round pick if Barkley is on the roster for six games this season, according to reports. Barkley had been in a quarterback competition with Tim Tebow throughout training...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Open to Trading Kenjon Barner, According to Report
September 4th, 2015 at 1:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kenjon Barner had an impressive preseason for the Philadelphia Eagles. He became a player to watch for Eagles' fans when he returned punts back for a touchdown in back-to-back games. There is just one problem: He's a running back. The Eagles' already have three of those that would clearly play over...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Reportedly Looking to Trade Linebacker Najee Goode
September 4th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Philly.com's Jeff McLane, the Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade linebacker Najee Goode. ***PHOTO2*** The news is not surprising. With Kiko Alonso, DeMeco Ryans, Mychal Kendircks, Jordan Hicks, and Brad Jones all locks to make the roster, there is just no room left for Goode. If the team...

Position Battles to Watch for Tonight
September 3rd, 2015 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will be playing their final preseason game Thursday night against the New York Jets in Northern New Jersey. Everyone knows that the third string quarterback spot will more than likely be determined tonight, depending on how Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow play. However, there are other...

Will Marcus Smith Make the Final Roster?
September 2nd, 2015 at 4:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Marcus Smith was thought to have had needed a strong training camp in order to make the Philadelphia Eagles' final roster. To put it lightly, the Eagles' first round pick from a year ago, had a disappointing rookie season. One in which he did not record a single tackle and was...

The Philadelphia Eagles Waive Running Back Kevin Monangai
September 1st, 2015 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles' roster is now down to 75 after waiving Kevin Monangai, according to Jeff McLane. All NFL teams have to cut their rosters down to 75 players before Tuesday's 4pm deadline. Monangai was signed before training camp as an undrafted free agent and never really had a chance...

Kiko Alonso Thinks He Will Play Thursday Night
September 1st, 2015 at 2:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kiko Alonso says he thinks he will finally make his Philadelphia Eagles' debut on Thursday night. Alonso has been held out of all the preseason games so far while he recovers from a torn ACL and knee tendonitis. Assuming that Alonso actually plays on Thursday --he said he was going to...

Chip Kelly Says You Shouldn’t Read into Matt Barkley Starting on Thursday
September 1st, 2015 at 1:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Barkley broke the news to reporters on Monday that he would be starting Thursday's game over Tim Tebow. Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly confirmed Barkley's statement on Tuesday, but also said that does not mean Barkley is ahead of Tebow in the quarterback competition. Kelly has said...

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...