Eagles Rumors & News

  • Pivotal third year coming up for Eagles' Cox

    Philly.com "Drafted NFL players have only so many opportunities to get a second long-term contract. For a mid-to-late-round pick such as cornerback Brandon Boykin, a lot is at stake in his third season if he wants the Eagles to extend his contract next offseason, a year before it expires. The Eagles did..." July 28

  • LeSean in middle of fight in Eagles camp

    Pro Football Talk "As players grow weary of hitting the same teammates in training camp, fights break out. And everyone loves a blurb about a training-camp fight. In Philadelphia, multiple reports via Twitter indicate that running back LeSean McCoy got into a scuffle with one or more defensive teammates in only..." July 28

  • LeSean McCoy responds to Michael Vick saying he would race him, but not Chris Johnson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles running back LeSean McCoy and quarterback Michael Vick made headlines last season when they raced each other in front of the whole team, with Vick coming out on top. Now with the New York Jets, Vick said on Saturday that he would not race his current running back, Chris Johnson, but..." July 28

  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly calls the draft the worst thing about the NFL

    CBSSports.com "Chip Kelly is entering his second season as the Eagles coach and one of the biggest surprises of Year 1 wasn't the speed of the game, or how different the NFL is from college, but ... the draft. Specifically, all the hype leading up to an event that pretty much involves middle-aged men reading..." July 28

  • Vick not interested in racing Johnson but will take on McCoy again

    CBSSports.com "A year ago, when Michael Vick was still with the Eagles, he beat the fleet-footed LeSean McCoy in the 40-yard dash. Pretty impressive for the then 33-year-old. Earlier this month, Jets running back Chris Johnson said that he'd take Vick, now Johnson's teammate in New York, in a race. Over the..." July 28

  • McCoy, Cole fracas precursor to padded practices

    CSN Philly "Skirmish? What skirmish? “I don’t even know what you’re talking about,” Trent Cole said Sunday, about two hours after an entanglement between he and LeSean McCoy in 7-on-7 drills kicked up a pile of humanity that swirled like a cyclone along the left sideline at the NovaCare Complex. An..." July 27

  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly, quarterback Nick Foles have high praise for new right tackle Allen Barbre

    LehighValleyLive.com "Allen Barbre sees being a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles pretty much the same way as being a reserve. "I guess I don't really feel any different," he said. "I come out and work hard every day. Whether I'm a backup or whether I'm a starter, I want my team to trust me and I want to go out..." July 27

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Mark Sanchez the second team QB ahead of Matt Barkley as he was in the spring. #EaglesCamp

  • Nick Foles dismisses Philly Mag story

    Philly.com "Nick Foles shuffled to the microphone in flip-flops and a black baseball cap. A crowd of reporters and cameras formed a semicircle around the Eagles quarterback and each time he was asked a question by someone on the outer edges, Foles would turn and face him. It had been over a month since..." July 26

  • New Eagle Jenkins knows thrill of victory

    Philly.com "OF THE 32 NFL teams, 19 have won the Super Bowl. That's 59 percent. The Eagles, of course, live among the 41 percent that have not. Their last title was in 1960, against Green Bay, when Vince Lombardi was the coach of the Packers and not the namesake of the trophy they are chasing. Safety..." July 24

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    For those wondering, Evan Mathis has already reported to Navy Yard Courtyard where the #Eagles will be staying for camp. He wont hold out.

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson suspended four games by NFL

    NFL.com "The No. 4 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft will not be available for the first four games of the 2014 season. The Philadelphia Eagles announced that tackle Lane Johnson was suspended for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances. "We're very disappointed to learn of his..." July 23

  • Eagles safety Keelan Johnson reportedly arrested for assaulting a police officer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles backup safety Keelan Johnson was arrested early this past Friday morning, according to a report from KTAR news in Arizona. Per the report, Johnson has been charged with "assaulting a police officer, passively resisting arrest and disorderly conduct." The report cites court documents,..." July 22

  • Chip Kelly expects to improve on last year’s “just OK” season

    Pro Football Talk "In his first year as an NFL coach, Chip Kelly led the Eagles to an NFC East title. That wasn’t good enough. “We were just OK,” Kelly told the Delaware County Daily Times. Kelly said he’d be disappointed if any of his players are satisfied with what they accomplished last season. “You’ve..." July 20

  • LeSean McCoy: Nick Foles jumped to 'being a star'

    CSN Philly "LeSean McCoy on Saturday hosted a celebrity charity basketball game at Neumann University as part of his first Shadyfest, a series of events supporting his foundation, The Shades of Greatness. The game featured his Eagles teammate Jeremy Maclin, former teammate DeSean Jackson (Redskins), rapper..." July 14

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • LeSean McCoy: This is the year Nick Foles “blows ‘em out”

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has lofty goals for himself following a record breaking 2013 campaign where he finished as the league's leading rusher. "I'm wondering if I get 2,000 yards," McCoy said via Philly.com Monday upon winning the John Wanamaker Athletic Award for being the athlete..." July 03

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    Paul Domowitch @pdomo

    League sources tell me Eagles starting RT Lane Johnson has tested positive for PEDs and will miss first 4 games.

  • DeSean Jackson: I don’t flash gang signs

    ESPN.com "DeSEAN JACKSON HAS an interesting linguistic tic that surfaces whenever he talks about things of the "illegal" or "unsavory" or "criminal" variety. After parking his lengthy two-tone Rolls-Royce outside an East Hollywood café one day in late May, Jackson ambles in and begins speaking about his..." June 29

  • Donnie Jones and Brandon Boykin affected the outcome of games on special teams last year

    Philly.com "The Eagles' special teams units last season, on the whole, were a below average group. However, they did have a few standout contributors, most notably punter Donnie Jones and gunner Brandon Boykin. When asked if Jones and Boykin were among the best in the NFL at pinning opponents deep in their..." June 28

  • Mark Sanchez understands new role

    ESPN.com "There is no debate: Nick Foles is the No. 1 quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Mark Sanchez knew that when he chose to sign with the Eagles in the offseason. Once a longtime starter for the New York Jets, Sanchez is competing with Matt Barkley and G.J. Kinne to be the backup for..." June 28

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Like DeSean Jackson, Jason Avant couldn’t get along with Chip Kelly

    Pro Football Talk "DeSean Jackson has received most of the attention, but he wasn’t the only wide receiver who was sent packing this offseason by Eagles coach Chip Kelly. Jason Avant, who was cut by the Eagles in March, told the Charlotte Observer that he knew for most of the season that it would be his last in..." June 25

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • Eagles Barkley's arm strength a concern

    Philly.com "Matt Barkley's arm strength is a major concern. He attempted to throw an out route that needed to be driven in there, and his pass lacked any kind of velocity at all. It had far too much air under it, and Curtis Marsh was able to jump in front of the intended receiver for an INT. I don't want to..." June 21

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Jeremy Maclin: "I've done everything since April 21st"

    Philly.com "The Eagles have now had 11 practices this spring, and Jeremy Maclin has apparently gone through each one without an issue. The Eagles’ top wide receiver tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last July, but he has been a full participant this spring and does not believe has..." June 18

  • Radical diet change propels Vinny Curry

    CSN Philly "Sometime in March, Vinny Curry made perhaps the most wholesale change of his life. He stopped eating hamburgers, gave up on milk and made sure that nothing that entered his body could be categorized as red meat or dairy. This from a guy who couldn’t drive by McDonald’s without pulling in for..." June 15

  • Radical diet change propels Vinny Curry

    CSN Philly "Sometime in March, Vinny Curry made perhaps the most wholesale change of his life. He stopped eating hamburgers, gave up on milk and made sure that nothing that entered his body could be categorized as red meat or dairy. This from a guy who couldn’t drive by McDonald’s without pulling in for..." June 14

  • Sanchez not fully healthy, looks to be top backup

    CSN Philly "It’s always an amusing exchange, even if you already know the setups and the deliveries and the punchlines. It’s been going on for a year now. You can see it coming. Last season, most of the questions about who was winning what job -- the player handicapping that becomes all consuming during..." June 12

  • Eagles sign first-round pick LB Marcus Smith

    CBSSports.com "The Eagles 2014 draft class is officially under contract. The seventh and final player to sign was first-rounder Marcus Smith, who signed his deal on Monday. The 26th overall pick signed a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth year. Although the terms haven't been announced, the deal is..." June 09

  • Nick Foles: 'There's no dollar sign on me'

    CSN Philly "The unique six-year contract extension signed by Colin Kaepernick made Nick Foles happy to see another colleague rewarded. It didn’t make Foles jealous, envious or even disappointed. Foles on Monday said Kaepernick’s deal, first reported at $126 million with $61 guaranteed but with several..." June 09

  • Eagles plan for receivers needs Maclin to deliver

    Allentown Morning Call "No doubt the plan to move on without their top receiver a year after setting franchise records for yardage and points was carefully constructed by Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly. No doubt it also could blow up in his face if Jeremy Maclin cannot deliver this season. For 20 seconds or..." June 09

  • Ertz helping absent Reynolds

    CSN Philly "When OTAs began last year in Philadelphia, tight end Zach Ertz was back in California finishing his degree at Stanford. Now he’s helping a fellow Cardinal-turned-Eagle, safety Ed Reynolds, make the same transition. Stanford University graduates on June 15 and is on the quarter system instead..." June 08

  • Malcolm Jenkins: Chip Kelly has us working harder than anyone

    Pro Football Talk "After five years with the Saints, Malcolm Jenkins signed with the Eagles this offseason. And he says coach Chip Kelly has the players in Philadelphia working harder than he worked in New Orleans — and harder than anyone works anywhere. Jenkins said on the Jim Rome Show that the Eagles are..." June 07

  • Eagles' Logan gets a little bigger

    Philly.com "The 10 pounds Bennie Logan added this offseason beefed the Eagles' starting nose tackle to around 317-319 pounds, depending on the day. Even though that is a little shy of the prototypical nose tackle's weight, the team is confident in Logan, a second-year lineman, and has pledged its support..." June 07

  • Eagles hopeful of a medical miracle

    Philly.com "THERE WERE 32 team doctors at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, and every one of them examined Henry Josey's left knee. Thirty-two times, Josey hopped up on a table and offered up his scars from three surgeries. At an average of 10 minutes per exam, Josey would have spent 5 hours and 20..." June 07

  • Eagles’ Lane Johnson tweets receipt of $17,747 rookie dinner

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL may want to ban Richie Incognito-style bullying in locker rooms, but rookie hazing is alive and well. The latest example comes from Philadelphia, where second-year offensive tackle Lane Johnson has tweeted a picture of a receipt from a rookie dinner. The total bill came in at..." June 07

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Eagles sign offensive lineman Allen Barbre to 3-year extension

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Eagles have made a move to lock up one of their own. The team has announced that they have signed offensive lineman Allen Barbre to a three-year extension that will keep him on the roster until 2017. Barbre initially signed with the Eagles as a free agent journeyman in Jan. 2013. Prior to..." June 03

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

  • Barkley, Sanchez have some adjusting to do with the Eagles

    Philly.com "Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley have a lot in common; chief among their similarities is a love-hate relationship with being an NFL backup quarterback. But at the moment, that job is the best the Eagles have to offer. Sanchez and Barkley, though, enter the competition to be Nick Foles' backup..." June 01

  • Former Eagles coach Andy Reid returns to Philadelphia with advice for prospective coaches, general managers

    LehighValleyLive.com "Andy Reid's secret to success in the NFL is honesty. Seventeen months after he was fired by the Eagles, Reid was in Philadelphia on Saturday to speak at the NFL's career development symposium at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Reid, who led the Kansas City Chiefs..." June 01

  • Marcus Smith gets started on the third string

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterbacks aren’t the only first-round picks to be buried on the depth chart. In Philly, linebacker Marcus Smith started his career on the third string. As explained by Matt Allibone of CSNPhilly.com, Smith has been given a low rung as he tries to make the adjustment to life in the..." May 31

  • Graham confident he will make impact with Eagles this season

    Allentown Morning Call "He knew what was coming, so he politely declined interviews at first. But around 20 minutes later, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham was cornered again by a relentless media horde and succumbed, smiling. Always smiling. Standing just outside the NovaCare Complex after Thursday's..." May 31

  • Kelly happy to have Maclin at full go

    ESPN.com "All Jeremy Maclin could do was watch, wait and work. But he couldn’t play. For an ultra-competitive player such as Maclin, it was quite difficult. After suffering a torn ACL in training camp last year, Maclin was unable to be part of the new-look Philadelphia Eagles, who finished 10-6 and..." May 31

  • Eagles agree to terms with Jordan Matthews

    Pro Football Talk "The Philadelphia Eagles need to replace DeSean Jackson. They’ll do it in part with a second-round draft pick who officially is under contract. The Eagles have announced that Matthews has signed the perfunctory four-year deal. The former Vanderbilt product, who measures six-feet, three..." May 27

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