Eagles Rumors & News

  • 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

  • NFL's Super Bowl decision not a good sign for Eagles

    Philly.com "The NFL announced on Tuesday that Minneapolis and the Minnesota Vikings' as-yet-unfinished football stadium would host Super Bowl LII in 2018, and this created two potential problems, one of which affects the Eagles. The first problem is that, with hundreds of thousands of people flocking to..." May 24

  • Eagles' Spear gets kick out of 'Murderleg' persona

    Philly.com "WHEN CAREY SPEAR kicked at Vanderbilt, he would lift weights alongside the wide receivers and running backs. According to receiver Jordan Matthews, his teammate in college and now as a professional, Spear put up as many as 16 or 17 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. "He's not your regular..." May 23

  • Eagles sign fifth-round pick Ed Reynolds

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have signed five of their seven draft picks. Safety Ed Reynolds is the latest member of the draft class to agree to a contract. The fifth-rounder signed a four-year deal with the team, leaving first-round linebacker Marcus Smith and second-round wide receiver Jordan Matthews as the..." May 22

  • DeSean Jackson says his teammates love him

    Pro Football Talk "DeSean Jackson has heard the talk that he was cut by the Eagles because he’s a locker-room trouble maker, and he doesn’t appreciate it. Jackson said in an interview with DJ Skee that in reality, his teammates in Philadelphia were sorry to see him go. “The funniest thing, man: all this stuff..." May 22

  • Peterson on McCoy’s comments: “He didn’t really mean it”

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says Eagles running back LeSean McCoy doesn’t really consider himself the best running back in the NFL. Peterson said on FOX Sports Radio that he found it funny when he saw McCoy make that claim on ESPN. “I definitely started laughing,” Peterson said. “It..." May 22

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Eagles and 5th round pick Ed Reynolds agree to terms on a four-year contract

  • Ten NFL marquee matchups and odds every football fan must bet

    Covers.com "Las Vegas sports book CG Technologies, formerly known as Cantor Gaming, made a big splash in the NFL betting market last Friday night with their release of pointspreads for every NFL game from Week 1 through Week 16. Here, we take a look at 10 marquee matchups that, based on our numbers,..." May 21

  • Before safety digs in with Eagles, he's getting his degree

    Philly.com "Ed Reynolds worked with Eagles coaches during the rookie minicamp last weekend, marking his last time with the team until the second week of June. That's when Reynolds, the safety the Eagles picked in the fifth round of the NFL draft, will complete his final exams to graduate with a political..." May 21

  • LeSean McCoy Says He’s A “Johnny Manziel Guy”

    CBS Philly "Everyone has an opinion on Johnny Manziel and no athlete is more willing to give his honest opinion than Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. On Monday on ESPN, that’s exactly what McCoy did when he was asked about Manziel. “I’m a Johnny-guy, I really am, since college,” McCoy said on ESPN. “He’s..." May 20

  • Eagles sign CB Jaylen Watkins, DE Taylor Hart

    Pro Football Talk "he Eagles have reached deals with two more draft picks. The club announced the signings of Florida cornerback Jaylen Watkins (fourth round) and Oregon defensive end Taylor Hart (fifth round) on its website Monday. The 5-foot-11, 194-pound Watkins notched 133 tackles, broke up 21 passes and..." May 19

  • Eagles bring back Arrelious Benn after cutting him last week

    Pro Football Talk "Call it a weekend off for Arrelious Benn. The Eagles announced this morning they had re-signed the wide receiver, who was cut Friday. Benn was scheduled to make $1.1 million under his old deal, and will likely make less than that with the new one. He didn’t play a snap for the Eagles last..." May 19

  • Ex-Ducks feel at home in Kelly's system with Eagles

    Philly.com "For two Eagles draft picks at rookie minicamp, getting used to Chip Kelly's demands did not take much time. Wide receiver Josh Huff, a third-round pick, and defensive end Taylor Hart, a fifth-round selection, are both former Oregon standouts who played three seasons for Kelly. They are used to..." May 19

  • New Eagles wideouts dismiss comparisons to Jackson

    Delaware Online "The newest Eagles wide receivers know everyone will be watching to see if they can replace DeSean Jackson's production and justify the team's decision to release their leading receiver from last season. It doesn't matter that second-round pick Jordan Matthews, at 6-foot-3, 212 pounds, will..." May 18

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