Eagles Rumors & News

  • Evan Mathis returns to practice

    Courier-Post "Evan Mathis had waited more than six weeks to return to practice after spraining the MCL in his knee. So the Eagles left guard wasn’t about to take it slowly when he went through his first practice Wednesday. Mathis is on injured reserve with a designation to return. That meant he had to wait..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Jason Kelce returns to practice, downplays return date

    CSN Philly "Evan Mathis is an All-Pro left guard for the Eagles but Jason Kelce thinks Mathis should press pause on playing doctor. Mathis, who will return to practice Wednesday for the first time since his Week 1 knee injury, had said Monday that center Jason Kelce, who’s been out since Week 3 after..." October 22

  • Sproles, who feared torn ACL, thinks he'll play Sunday

    CSN Philly "It looked bad. Really bad. Like season-ending bad. Did you fear the worst, Darren Sproles was asked Tuesday? Did you fear a torn ACL? "I don't like saying that word,” the electrifying running back and returner said with a smile. "But yeah. ... I thought it was bad." No..." October 21

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    Chip says Sproles is full to go, will practice

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights: pic.twitter.com/QhJOHpj9sn

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles sign C Julian Vandervelde and release OL Wade Smith. Bringing Julian back has been in works for a few weeks.

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Chip not sure if Sproles will be able to play against Arizona.

  • Much-maligned Fletcher, Williams rise to the occasion

    Philly.com "THE FUTURES of cornerbacks Bradley Fletcher and Cary Williams are uncertain. Fletcher will be an unrestricted free agent after the season. Williams’ salary- cap number balloons to $8.1 million next year. After their fourth-quarter struggles in last week’s closer-than-it-should’ve been, 34-28..." October 13

  • Philly radio host apologizes for Victor Cruz tweet

    Pro Football Talk "After Giants receiver Victor Cruz suffered a serious knee injury while trying to make a fourth-down touchdown catch that would have cut the Eagles’ lead to 20-7 in the third quarter, a Philly radio host took to Twitter, aggressively. “Hey Giants fans,” Mike Misanelli of 97.5 The Fan said...." October 13

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Chip just said on WIP that Sproles told him after the game he was OK, but we'll see. Could be a sprain. RT @crenshaw99: Any speculation?

  • Eagles' D makes statement in shutout of Giants

    CSN Philly "They knew early. They knew just a few plays after kickoff they’d be able to dominate. On the Giants’ fourth snap of the game Sunday night, Connor Barwin sacked Eli Manning, forcing a fumble. The Giants recovered the ball, but they never recovered. “We knew after that first sack,” Fletcher..." October 13

  • Eagles center Jason Kelce takes a Giant shot at Jason Pierre-Paul’s intelligence

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul was in no mood to discuss math. On Thursday, Pierre-Paul made one of the stranger statistical statements when he said the 4-1 Eagles could “easily” be 0-4. But he didn’t want to talk about that on Friday. Nor was he in the frame of mind to respond to comments from Eagles..." October 11

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Brad Smith had a core muscle injury and had surgery and will be out for a couple of weeks, Chip Kelly said.

  • Embattled Eagles DBs confident they can handle the Giants

    New York Post "The Eagles’ secondary couldn’t handle the Rams’ trio of Austin Davis, Kenny Britt and Brian Quick. Eli Manning, Victor Cruz and Odell Beckham Jr. must be frothing at the mouth in anticipation of the Giants’ showdown in Philadelphia on Sunday night. Despite a 4-1 record, the Eagles’ defensive..." October 08

  • The Giants-Eagles smack talk is really heating up

    New York Post "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara received the equivalent of a trip to the principal’s office Wednesday morning. Only this wasn’t an understanding educator waiting for them — but an annoyed football coach demanding answers. After making the mistake of being photographed..." October 08

  • Eagles skate by again after shaky finish vs. Rams

    CSN Philly "Most times, a win can feel like the greatest accomplishment in the world. Sometimes, it can feel like something’s still missing. And there are times it can feel equal parts satisfying and unfulfilling, like the Eagles’ 34-28 win over the Rams on Sunday at the Linc. The win helped the Eagles..." October 06

  • He's winning, but something's not right with Foles

    Philly.com "Nick Foles is 12-3 as a starting quarterback under Chip Kelly, and yet, something is still missing. The Eagles won again with Foles at the wheel - a sloppy, 34-28 effort over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday - but they survived in spite of his two turnovers. A second-quarter interception was..." October 06

  • Chip Kelly Says LeSean McCoy ‘Took Himself Out’ Late

    CBS Philly "With under three minutes left in the game the Eagles were staring at a new set of downs after a 25-yard Darren Sroles run. It was 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 48-yard line. The Eagles held a six point lead. LeSean McCoy, their most explosive offensive weapon and an elite fourth-quarter closing..." October 06

  • Peters faces the mighty Quinn

    Philly.com "THERE WAS a LeSean McCoy action figure propped up on a shelf, on the right side of Jason Peters' locker stall yesterday. Why was it there? Peters never appeared for us to ask. Maybe he just didn't want to forget how McCoy looks standing upright. As the Eagles prepare for Sunday's visit from the..." October 03

  • Still bitter, Eagles RB Darren Sproles says, 'I felt disrespected' by Saints

    Newark Star-Ledger "His old team is 1-3 and coming off a blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Just don't expect Eagles running back Darren Sproles to be shedding any tears for the struggling New Orleans Saints, who traded him to Philadelphia in the offseason. “I felt disrespected there,’’ said Sproles, who has..." October 03

  • Mending Jason Kelce eyes quick recovery

    CSN Philly "The groin that Jason Kelce recently had surgically repaired feels pretty good these days, the Eagles' center said Wednesday. Watching his fellow Eagles offensive linemen struggle to open running lanes and keep defenses off Nick Foles is much more painful. “Yeah, it's not fun anytime you're..." October 02

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Chip says Riley Cooper doing a good job and Jordan Matthews not gonna see reps outside soon. Says he wants that big, physical slot presence.

  • Healthy Josh Huff disappointed with lack of playing time

    CSN Philly "Josh Huff watched that 49ers game like we all did, and just like everybody else he found it agonizing seeing how unproductive and inefficient the Eagles’ offense was. The only difference is that Huff knows he could have made a difference. Huff, the Eagles’ rookie third-round wide receiver,..." October 01

  • Lane Johnson returns to injury-riddled Eagles' O-line

    NFL.com "After leading the league in rushing last season, this year's Eagles have fizzled out on the ground behind a makeshift line that will turn to its tenth different blocker when Lane Johnson returns to the field on Sunday against the Rams. Back from his four-game suspension, last year's first-round..." October 01

  • Gore bounces back, 49ers defeat Eagles

    CSN Bay Area "Running back Frank Gore was back to being the main man in the 49ers’ offense. On a day in which he rushed for more than 100 yards for the 36th time in his NFL career, the play that made the biggest impact was the longest reception of his 10-year career. And the 49ers needed everything they..." September 29

  • Eagles get late-night wake up call

    Pro Football Talk "As the 49ers move closer toward sounding the alarm on the 2014 season, someone who apparently wants to see the home team beat the Eagles pulled an alarm at the Philadelphia team hotel. Per multiple reports, the Eagles received a rude awakening at 1:25 a.m. PT, when the fire alarm went..." September 28

  • Why isn't Brandon Boykin starting for the Eagles?

    Philly.com "If the Eagles were anything less than 3-0, or 10-1 in their last 11 regular season games, the cries for more Brandon Boykin would probably be at a deafening roar rather than the steady drumbeat that has building since last year. The slot cornerback can't help but hear it. He wants to start and..." September 27

  • Jason Peters fined $10K for fight; Chris Baker $8,268

    Philly.com "Jason Peters was fined $10,000 for his involvement in the fight that followed Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker blocking Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to the ground in Sunday's game." September 27

  • Eagles’ Boykin sees playing time decrease

    Courier-Post "Brandon Boykin might be the Eagles’ best cornerback. And yet he’s only on the field a fraction of the time. Boykin stars at the nickel corner spot for the Eagles, where he finished second in the NFL with six interceptions last season despite playing in roughly 52 percent of the defensive..." September 26

  • Hit on Nick Foles was clean, NFL says

    Sporting News "So hitting a quarterback who isn't looking and is out of the play is legal in the NFL. Got it. The league isn't going to fine or suspend Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker for laying out Eagles QB Nick Foles during the runback of an interception that wasn't an interception. “Baker didn’t..." September 24

  • Eagles center undergoes surgery, out 6 to 8 weeks

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Eagles starting center Jason Kelce underwent successful surgery on a sports injury Kelce suffered during the Eagles' 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins. Kelce is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Six weeks from today is..." September 23

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    Howard Eskin @howardeskin

    Starting to hear that @eagles C Jason Kelce likely to have surgery for some form of hernia. Could miss up to 2 months. Eag looking 4 player

  • Nick Foles hit sparks brawl, ejections

    ESPN.com "Two players were ejected following a hockey-style, benches-clearing incident during Sunday's game between the rival Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw an apparent interception to Bashaud Breeland when he overthrew tight end Brent Celek on a..." September 22

  • Chip Kelly Responds To Cary Williams: ‘We’ll Sit Down Tomorrow’

    CBS Philly "You would think it would be all unicorns and rainbows after the Eagles beat the Redskins in dramatic fashion to improve to 3-0 on the season. Think again. After the Eagles 37-34 win on Sunday, cornerback Cary Williams criticized Chip Kelly’s practice regiment saying “he’s burnt out.” On Monday..." September 22

  • LeSean McCoy helped off after blow to head, cleared to return

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles defense hasn’t been able to stop the Redskins on either of Washington’s first two drives, leaving them in a 14-7 hole. They may not have running back LeSean McCoy’s help in their effort to come back. McCoy took a shot to the head from Redskins cornerback David Amerson during a..." September 21

  • No suspension for Baker or Peters, but a “ton of fines” coming

    Pro Football Talk "Despite being ejected during Sunday’s game at Philadelphia following a cheap shot that sparked a melee, Washington defensive lineman Chris Baker and Eagles tackle Jason Peters face no further missed time. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, neither player will be suspended for his..." September 21

  • Williams not worried about his reputation for 'jaw-jabbing'

    TeamTalk "ANYONE WHO has witnessed a hockey fight and asked about it afterward knows what an exercise in futility such an effort is. It's embarrassing, the antagonists will tell you afterward, whether they are recurring combatants or occasional ones. Not the fight itself. They might even be proud of that..." September 20

  • Underappreciated Darren Sproles glad to show “I still have it”

    Pro Football Talk "Darren Sproles has been underappreciated throughout his football career. Maybe that changed after his fantastic performance on Monday night, but probably not. Sproles, who in leading the Eagles to a win over the Colts on Monday night became the first player ever to top 150 receiving yards, 25..." September 20

  • Eagles' Riley Cooper needs to get open

    Philly.com "Riley Cooper took a razor to the tape around both his ankles and proceeded to slice off the bandages. A gaggle of print reporters approached his locker, and the wide receiver dropped the cutter that hangs from every stall in the Eagles locker room. "This ought to be interesting," Cooper said..." September 20

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    Eagles Insider @EaglesInsider

    #Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks has been ruled OUT for Sunday's game

  • Chip Kelly finally reveals why he cut DeSean Jackson

    CSN Washington "Eagles coach Chip Kelly shocked the NFL world when he decided to cut DeSean Jackson during the offseason. Kelly claimed that Jackson wasn't the right fit for his offense. As the wide receiver prepares to meet his former team for the first time on Sunday, Philly.com asked Kelly how much he was..." September 18

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Eagles’ Jason Kelce says NFL is lying about Ray Rice case

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles center Jason Kelce has offered perhaps the strongest criticism yet from an NFL player about the league’s handling of the Ray Rice case. “If they would have just came out and said, ‘You know what we had a wrong—we made a wrong decision. We should have suspended him for longer. This is..." September 14

  • Eagles' Cox and Kendricks growing into defensive cornerstones

    Philly.com "Fletcher Cox and Mychal Kendricks first met in April 2012 during a predraft visit to Tennessee. They took a limousine together to the Nashville airport. They were not the most compatible pair of 21-year-olds to share a 20-minute ride. Cox is from Yazoo City, Miss.; went to college at..." September 14

  • Eagles' McCoy left 20-cent tip as 'statement'

    ESPN.com "LeSean McCoy did in fact leave a 20-cent tip for a waiter at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday. The Eagles running back said it was a deliberate statement on the quality of service. "I tip on my service," McCoy said Thursday. "There's a difference between good service and bad service and just..." September 12

  • Marcus Smith's a 1st-round pick? Doesn't matter to Eagles

    CSN Philly "Marcus Smith's draft position won't affect his chances of getting on the field. Smith's performance in practice and the production of those ahead of him will. In fact, to the Eagles, he's no longer the 26th player taken in this year's draft; he's just an outside linebacker who wears No...." September 11

  • Restaurant owner says LeSean McCoy was 'verbally abusive to our staff' before leaving 20-cent tip

    USA Today "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ate at PYT burger restaurant this weekend, and the restaurant caused a stir after posting McCoy’s receipt on its Facebook page. The receipt showed that McCoy tipped just 20 cents on a $61.56 tab, which PYT says is a “new record.” When asked about the..." September 11

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Veterans RT Eric Winston and G Wade Smith are expected to visit the #Eagles today, league sources said.