Eagles Rumors & News

  • How many games will Wentz start this year?

    Philly.com "In the Agenda, the Daily News examines a major issue of the day in Philadelphia sports. We frame the question and look at it from multiple angles, bringing you opinions from a sports staff unmatched in its experience. The Agenda runs every other week, only in the Daily News. Les Bowen What the..." May 04

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Art of the Deals: How QBs Goff, Wentz and Lynch got drafted

    SI "It was as if Paxton Lynch knew something. The genial and power-forward-sized quarterback out of Memphis politely declined the NFL’s invitation to spend the first night of the draft in the Green Room at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, choosing instead to throw a draft/bowling party for himself..." May 03

  • DeMarco Murray tells Titans’ coaches he’ll mentor Derrick Henry

    Titansonline.com "Some Titans fans wondered about the selection of Alabama running back Derrick Henry. Veteran running back DeMarco Murray didn’t have to. Coach Mike Mularkey called Murray after the team selected the Heisman Trophy winner in the second round on Friday night. “You don’t do it for everybody,..." May 02

  • Carson Wentz booed at Philly airport by Eagles fans seeking autographs

    Philly.com "During an interview with 94.1 WIP’s Angelo Cataldi Friday morning, new Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz joked about not knowing what it was like to be booed by his own fans. Now he does. Fresh from being drafted by the Eagles with the number two pick in the NFL Draft, Wentz arrived at..." May 02

  • Doug Pederson: Sam Bradford missing valuable time in offense

    CSN Philly "The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone and Sam Bradford is still on the Eagles’ roster. And he’s still the starting quarterback. For now. Bradford, who signed a two-year, $35 million deal this offseason, wasn’t happy when the Eagles decided to trade up to No. 2 to take Carson Wentz. He..." May 01

  • Carson Wentz kicks off Eagles QB battle with some shade for Sam Bradford

    USA Today "The Eagles’ quarterback situation was always going to be awkward with the team taking Carson Wentz with the second-overall pick after signing QB Sam Bradford to a new contract in the offseason. Wentz didn’t help matters at his introductory press conference. " May 01

  • Eagles not worried about Wendell Smallwood's checkered past, homophobic tweets

    Newark Star-Ledger "Apparently, the days of "culture beats scheme" are officially over at the NovaCare Complex. In their first draft since firing former head coach Chip Kelly, who placed a heavy emphasis on off-the-field character, the Eagles drafted West Virginia's Wendell Smallwood in the fifth round on..." May 01

  • Eagles Player Ryan Mathews Called Out on Instagram by His Girlfriend for Cheating

    Complex "Not to be outdone by the drama of his fellow Philly backfield mate Sam Bradford, Eagles running back Ryan Mathews was accused of cheating this week by Instagram user bunnikay, who (based upon some posts on her page) appears to be his girlfriend. The post relevant to the headline, which was put up..." April 29

  • Report: Sam Bradford won’t take calls or texts from Eagles

    The Sports Daily "Sam Bradford is so mad. Presumably, at least, but let’s paint the picture: Bradford has a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles and wants to be the starter, yet had to watch Thursday in the NFL draft as the team traded up and got Carson Wentz. A No. 2 pick isn’t going to sit long on..." April 29

  • Pederson says Eagles told Bradford they’d draft a QB

    The Score "Sam Bradford and his agent have not been happy campers since the Philadelphia Eagles made their trade up to select quarterback Carson Wentz. The quarterback's agent stated he was angry that the Eagles did not share their draft plans with Bradford and his camp prior to making their move, but..." April 29

  • Philadelphia Eagles draft Carson Wentz with No. 2 pick

    NFL.com "After engineering a blockbuster trade with the Cleveland Browns for the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday landed their quarterback of the future in North Dakota State's Carson Wentz. Snatched up minutes after the Los Angeles Rams chose Cal's Jared Goff, Wentz..." April 28

  • Broncos Fans Start Petition to Bring Tim Tebow Back to Denver

    Complex "After losing Brock Osweiler to the Houston Texans, striking out on acquiring Colin Kaepernick and passing on Johnny Manziel, the Denver Broncos cannot go into training camp with just Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian at the quarterback position. They need to get a fierce competitor who knows what..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Broncos don’t think Eagles are trading Sam Bradford at all

    Pro Football Talk "For the moment at least, it appears Sam Bradford is not going to get his wish. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos have checked with the Eagles about their wantaway quarterback, but are convinced they’re not going to trade him at all. While it remains to be seen how willing the..." April 28

  • Philadelphia leading candidate to host 2017 NFL draft

    CSN Philly "The Eagles won't have a first-round pick in next year's draft, but there still might be some intrigue for those in the city. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Philadelphia "has emerged as (the) leading candidate" to host the 2017 NFL draft. "They're one of the cities bidding," NFL..." April 28

  • Eagles extend offensive lineman Dennis Kelly’s deal for a year

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles under Howie Roseman aren’t afraid to make big deals, and they’re also deliberate about extending smaller ones when they can. Via Field Yates of ESPN, the Eagles have extended reserve offensive lineman Dennis Kelly’s deal through the 2017 season. It adds $880,000 to Kelly’s deal." April 27

  • Carson Wentz says he hasn’t heard from Eagles since trade

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams said this week that they won’t be letting the player they surrendered several draft picks to draft know that they are drafting him until Thursday night, which fits with reports that the league has asked the Rams to keep their pick secret in order to enhance suspense (and ratings) for the..." April 27

  • Philadelphia could host 2017 NFL Draft

    Philly Voice "After a long tradition of holding the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the NFL moved the draft to Chicago in 2015, where it will once again be held this weekend. In 2017, the NFL Draft might be held in Philadelphia, per Adam Schefter of ESPN, who says that Philly is..." April 27

  • Sam Bradford doesn't want trade to 49ers because of Chip Kelly

    Bleeding Green Nation "Sam Bradford wants the Philadelphia Eagles to trade him. But where does he actually expect to land? There just doesn't seem to be much interest in the injury-prone quarterback who turns 29 in November. If there was heavy interest out there, Bradford probably would have tested free agency in the..." April 27

  • Eagles sign Mike Martin

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have added another defensive lineman to the roster ahead of this week’s draft. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed defensive tackle Mike Martin to a one-year deal. Martin visited with the Eagles on Monday." April 26

  • Report: Eagles want more than second-round pick for Bradford

    Larry Brown Sports "If an NFL team wants to grant Sam Bradford’s wish by prying him away from the Philadelphia Eagles, that team is going to have to pay a steep price. ESPN’s Adam Schefter told 97.5 The Fanatic on Tuesday that the Eagles would be looking for more than a second-round pick in any potential trade for..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Dolphins' Byron Maxwell: 'I'm definitely a No. 1 cornerback'

    The Score "After receivers like Julio Jones and Brandon Marshall torched Byron Maxwell in his first year removed from the Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom," the Miami Dolphins cornerback believes he's ready for another shot. Maxwell was traded from Philadelphia to Miami after a disappointing season as..." April 26

  • Report: Broncos called about Sam Bradford, but price was too high

    Pro Football Talk "At one level, Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford going public (through his agent) with a desire to be traded could make it harder to force a deal, since it reduces Philly’s leverage by making the whole thing a mess. At a deeper level, perhaps Bradford’s agent has decided that taking a public stand is..." April 26

  • Chase Daniel would like you to know he’s happy in Philadelphia

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles had one quarterback at work today who was excited to be there, and he wants everyone to know it. Chase Daniel just tweeted out word that he was excited about Monday’s workout in Philadelphia, not long after Sam Bradford said he wasn’t showing up for work and wanted to be traded." April 25

  • Lane Johnson: Eagles taking “better approach” to offseason work

    Pro Football Talk "After the Eagles fired Chip Kelly late last season, right tackle Lane Johnson talked about the physical toll that Kelly’s intense practices and up-tempo offense took on the team’s players over the course of a season. Johnson said he felt like he was “gonna fall apart” at the end of the season..." April 25

  • Howie Roseman: Eagles have to have a franchise quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles Executive V.P. of Football Operations Howie Roseman says the decision to trade up to the No. 2 overall pick in the draft was all about a belief that the way to win in the NFL is to get a long-term franchise quarterback. “You have to have a winning franchise quarterback to compete over a..." April 25

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Eagles 'blindsided' by Bradford's trade request, still consider him starter

    NFL.com "Sam Bradford wants out of Philadelphia, and he wants everyone to know about it. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Bradford will skip the Eagles' offseason training program from now on in an effort to get traded. The requested to be traded "blindsided" the Eagles, according to..." April 25

  • Sam Bradford wants Eagles to trade him and won't show up to offseason workouts

    Bleeding Green Nation "Remember how it was reported just hours ago that Sam Bradford didn't ask for a trade and wasn't going to? Yeah, well, about that. From NFL insider Adam Schefter: "Eagles have been informed Sam Bradford wants to be traded and he will not be showing up for their off-season program any longer, per..." April 25

  • Sources: Sam Bradford won't ask for deal to get out of Philly

    Yahoo! Sports "Sam Bradford has not asked for a trade from the Philadelphia Eagles and has no plans to do so, two sources close to the quarterback have told Yahoo Sports. While Philadelphia could still deal Bradford during the draft or ensuing offseason, the sources said Bradford is prepared to prove to the..." April 25

  • How the 2016 NFL Draft could impact Eagles' 53-man roster

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles are less than a week away from the 2016 NFL Draft, which they enter with seven picks after their trade with the Cleveland Browns. For fans, seeing who they will select is one of the more exciting parts of the NFL calendar. For current players, however, the draft means seven new..." April 24

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Eagles signed wide receiver T.J. Graham

    Pro Football Talk "Since the Eagles are determined to have all the quarterbacks, they’re going to need extra people for them to throw to. The team announced Friday they had signed journeyman wide receiver T.J. Graham." April 22

  • Jon Gruden likes Wentz, but says Eagles may have a problem at QB

    Philly.com "For the next week, the Eagles can revel in the excitement of moving up to the No. 2 pick to draft a potential franchise quarterback. But once presumptive selection Carson Wentz arrives in Philadelphia, it will be up to coach Doug Pederson to figure out how the crowded depth chart will work. The..." April 22

  • Sam Bradford "likely" to ask out of Philadelphia

    Bleeding Green Nation "Shortly after the Eagles traded up for the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Wednesday, a report emerged that Sam Bradford was unhappy with the move. ESPN's Adam Schefter specifically said Bradford is "hot" (as in angry, not attractive) and "wants to show everyone who’s best.’’ Now..." April 22

  • Report: Sam Bradford mad about Eagles’ trade for No. 2

    Sportsnaut "Sam Bradford recently signed a big two-year contract to be the starting quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles. So it’s natural for him to be a bit bothered that the Eagles just gave up the farm to move up in the 2016 NFL Draft, presumably to select a top rookie passer. However, according to..." April 21

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  • Eagles-Browns trade would include 1st, 3rd-round picks in '16-'17

    CBS Sports "The days leading up to the NFL Draft are as much about subterfuge and obfuscation as they are about teams setting their final draft boards. But if there's any truth to the rumors, the Browns have little to no interest in taking a quarterback with the second-overall pick, especially if the Rams..." April 20

  • Eagles now have No. 2 pick after blockbuster trade with Browns

    CBS Sports "It's official: The Eagles have agreed to a trade with the Browns to move up to the No. 2 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The expectation is that they'll take one of the top two quarterbacks, either Jared Goff or Carson Wentz. The details: The Eagles get: The No. 2 pick 2016 and a 2017..." April 20

  • Bradford not focusing on Eagles' QB draft plans

    Philly.com "Heaven knows, Sam Bradford has lived with uncertainty before. Bradford and uncertainty are longtime roommates. He has arm-wrestled it, split a pizza with it, demanded it pay its share of the utilities, picked up the dirty socks it draped over his Heisman Trophy. Uncertainty might have driven..." April 20

  • Eagles brass: We won't be reckless with No. 8 draft pick

    Philly.com "THE STAKES are high, and they could get even higher for the Eagles, as they approach their first draft with Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson running the show, April 28-30. As Roseman noted Monday, this is only the second time the Birds have drafted in the top 10 during his 15-plus years with the..." April 19

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Eagles don’t expect Fletcher Cox at voluntary minicamp this week

    Pro Football Talk "There’s been a lot of talk about the Eagles signing defensive tackle Fletcher Cox to a contract extension this offseason, but the two sides haven’t agreed on a new deal ahead of the start of the team’s voluntary minicamp this week. In what may be a related development, Cox wasn’t at last week’s..." April 18

  • Mark Sanchez calls chance with Broncos: 'A gift-wrapped opportunity'

    Denver Post "On a warm April day, Mark Sanchez walks into ProSport Performance & Therapy, his local gym, and straight into conversation. He talks with employees before heading to an open training table in the back of the room. Sanchez begins his preworkout routine, sticking four small circular pads across his..." April 17

  • Tanner Hawkinson retires, less than two weeks after joining Jaguars

    CSN Philly "Offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson has retired from the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 25-year-old Hawkinson did not specify why he is leaving pro football after parts of three seasons in the NFL. The Jaguars said the retirement was not injury-related. He was placed on the team's reserve/retired..." April 17

  • Report: Ex-NFL Star Vince Young Sues Woman For Allegedly Faking Assault

    Bossip "Former NFL’er Demands Damages For Ruining His Reputation Ex-NFL star Vince Young has headed to court to sue the woman accusing him of assaulting her back in 2013 … saying the entire story is a complete lie and he wants the court to order her to pay damages for the harm to his reputation and job..." April 16

  • Ezekiel Elliott says Eagles are showing most interest ahead of draft

    The Score "One of the most complete running back prospects in recent memory, Ezekiel Elliott appears likely to hear his name called at some point in the top half of the 2016 NFL Draft. While there are a number of teams that can and will be targeting him in that range, the Ohio State standout told James..." April 15

  • Eagles will face three straight opponents coming off bye weeks

    Pro Football Talk "The unveiling of the 2016 NFL schedule Thursday night gave football fans something to talk about. Come October, Eagles fans might have something schedule related to complain about. Starting in Week Seven, the Eagles play three straight opponents who are coming off bye weeks. That means those..." April 15