Eagles Rumors & News

  • Eagles exec: 'We saw a great deal of improvement' in Tim Tebow

    CBSSports.com "Tim Tebow, you may have heard, signed with the Eagles this week. He joins quarterbacks Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley -- and possibly Marcus Mariota if the team trades up in next week's draft and lands the former Oregon standout. Whatever happens in the coming months, the Eagles made..." April 24

  • Eagles' latest Marcus Mariota rumor involves Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks and Sam Bradford

    Newark Star-Ledger "If Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is going to somehow turn his 20th overall pick into acquiring Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the NFL Draft, it's going to take a lot. How about quarterback Sam Bradford, defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, linebacker Mychal Kendricks and that 20th pick? Is that..." April 24

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    According to a source close to the team, #Eagles rescinded the RFA tender to RB Chris Polk. He will become a free agent, can sign anywhere.

  • Ray Farmer says 'it's not true' that Browns tried to trade Johnny Manziel to Eagles

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns general manager Ray Farmer said Thursday that reports that the Browns tried to trade Johnny Manziel to the Eagles are false. Two reports in early April stated that the Browns offered Manziel and picks to the Eagles in a trade for quarterback Sam Bradford . The reports were from Mack..." April 24

  • Eagles see improvement in Tim Tebow... as a quarterback

    Newark Star-Ledger "Forget the talk about newly signed Tim Tebow doing anything but playing quarterback. Speaking to the media for the first time since being named head coach Chip Kelly's top personnel executive, Ed Marynowitz said that the team views Tebow as a quarterback, not anything else. "He will compete..." April 23

  • No meaningful Bradford contract talks, yet

    Pro Football Talk "When the Eagles traded last month for quarterback Sam Bradford, it was believed that efforts promptly would be made to extend a contract that pays him $12.985 million in 2015, the final year of his rookie deal. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, no meaningful talks have..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • Tim Tebow's Eagles contract has $0 guaranteed

    USA Today "No surprise here: Tim Tebow's contract with the Philadelphia Eagles includes no guarantees. It's a typical, one-year, $660,000 deal that comes without a signing bonus or other guaranteed money, according to contract details obtained by USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday. The $660,000 base salary..." April 22

  • Could a three-way trade get Mariota to Philly?

    Pro Football Talk "On the surface, it seems impossible for the Eagles to get from No. 20 into the top five, if they remain interested in reuniting quarterback Marcus Mariota with coach Chip Kelly, the man who recruited Mariota to Oregon. Three years ago, Washington gave up a total of three first-round picks and a..." April 22

  • Jay Feely on Tim Tebow: 'Worst QB I ever saw in my career in the NFL'

    Fox Sports "Every person involved with sports seemingly has an opinion on Tim Tebow. Former NFL kicker Jay Feely, who played for the Falcons, Giants, Dolphins, Chiefs, Jets, Cardinals and Bears during his 14-year career, has particularly strong and definitive feelings about the Eagles' newest..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    LB Mychal Kendricks and RB Chris Polk, who hasn't signed RFA sheet, were also not present for start of #Eagles spring workouts, per sources.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Eagles announced they officially signed Tim Tebow to a one-year contract.

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Eagles will reportedly sign Tim Tebow

    SB Nation "The Philadelphia Eagles will sign Tim Tebow on Monday, according to a report from Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the two sides began working on the framework of the deal when Tebow worked out for the Eagles in March. The deal was then finalized on Sunday allowing Tebow to..." April 20

  • Eagles weren't offered No. 19 overall pick for Sam Bradford

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from last month, the Cleveland Browns once offered the No. 19 overall pick in exchange for Sam Bradford. According to ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, however, the Browns didn't make that offer to the Philadelphia Eagles. It was the St. Louis Rams who originally received that offer..." April 19

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    Reuben Frank @RoobCSN

    DeMeco Ryans said his rehab from Achilles surgery is "going great" and said he will "definitely be back for the start of training camp."

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Draft Picks, Not Kiko Alonso, Were Eagles’ True Target in LeSean McCoy Trade with Bills

    Sportsnaut "In a recent profile of new Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan by the MMQB.com’s Jenny Vrentas, an interesting nugget of information emerged: The Philadelphia Eagles were actually after draft picks in their trade of running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo, not linebacker Kiko Alonso. The Bills’..." April 15

  • Browns no longer interested in Sam Bradford

    Bleeding Green Nation "Rumors emerged last week that the Eagles and Browns were discussing a trade. The deal supposedly involved Philadelphia sending Sam Bradford to Cleveland in exchange for Johnny Manziel and a first round draft pick. That rumor was later clarified by a report from Jason Cole who said that the Eagles..." April 13

  • Eagles re-sign DL Cedric Thornton to one-year deal

    Philly.com "The Eagles signed starting defensive lineman Cedric Thornton to a one-year deal on Monday. Thornton was a restricted free agent and the team placed a second-round tender on him. By signing the tender, Thornton will make $2.356 million in 2015 and become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Eagles restricted free agents Cedric Thornton, Chris Polk have yet to sign tenders

    Newark Star-Ledger "With the April 23 deadline looming in less than two weeks, both of the Eagles restricted free agents, defensive end Cedric Thornton and running back Chris Polk, remain unsigned. Thornton, who has started every game the past two years and has been a key run stopper in coordinator Billy Davis'..." April 11

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Bills RB LeSean McCoy: 'I'm finished with Philadelphia'

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week, LeSean McCoy offered up a theory for why Chip Kelly is so willing to move on from his big-name players. "I don't think he likes or respects the stars. I'm being honest," McCoy told the Philadelphia Inquirer. "I think he likes the fact that it's 'Chip Kelly and the..." April 09

  • Eagles, E.J. Biggers sign one-year contract

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent defensive back E.J. Biggers to a one-year contract. The team has since officially confirmed the deal. This news hardly comes as a surprise. Earlier reports on Tuesday indicated Biggers was..." April 07

  • Eagles, Seyi Ajirotutu agree on one-year contract

    Bleeding Green Nation "Free agent defensive back E.J. Biggers isn't the only player the Eagles signed on Tuesday. The team also announced a one-year contract for free agent wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu. Ajirotutu, whose full name is pronounced Shay-EE Ah-JEER-uh-too-too, is a 27-year-old pass catcher with five years..." April 07

  • Eagles Trying to Trade Bradford for Manziel and Picks in Effort to Draft Mariota

    Complex "Depending on if you're LeSean McCoy or Complex Sports' Deputy Editor, this NFL offseason has convinced you of one of two things: Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is either a no-good troll who views his players with some sort of Darren Rovell-esque anti-humanity, or he's a brilliant man with a real..." April 07

  • LeSean McCoy: Chip Kelly doesn’t like or respect star players

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly got rid of running back LeSean McCoy so that Kelly himself would get more of the credit for the offense in Philadelphia. At least, that’s how McCoy sees it. McCoy, now a Buffalo Bill, said at the first day of his new team’s offseason program that Kelly would rather have..." April 07

  • E.J. Biggers to visit Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "As the Eagles attempt to revamp their secondary, they’ll be bringing in a guy who has spent the last two years in the division for a look-see. Per a league source, free-agent defensive back E.J. Biggers will visit Philadelphia on Tuesday. He has played both cornerback and safety during a..." April 07

  • Eagles worked out USC wideout Nelson Agholor

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles signed veteran wide receiver Miles Austin to go with Jordan Matthews, Riley Cooper and Josh Huff recently, but the departure of Jeremy Maclin as a free agent earlier this offseason may still lead them to select a wideout early in the draft. Coach Chip Kelly went to Tampa last week to..." April 05

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Miles Austin one-yr Eagles deal: $2.3M, $1.5M base ($500K gtd) $18,750 per game roster bonus, $500K sign bonus $700K incentive catches, yds

  • Chip Kelly’s decisions have gear merchants losing their shirts

    Pro Football Talk "It’s not just the players in the locker room who have to be on their toes around Chip Kelly. The people who sell the jerseys of those players are confounded by the Eagles coach, primarily because they can’t make big inventory decisions until Kelly makes roster decisions. Via Sam Donnellon of..." April 03

  • Jordan Matthews doesn’t want to be Eagles’ No. 1 receiver

    Philly.com "Jordan Matthews spoke to teammates Riley Cooper and Josh Huff, and the message he delivered was to disregard the perception that the Eagles need a No. 1 wide receiver after Jeremy Maclin left for Kansas City. "People ask me about being the No. 1 wide receiver; Forget it," Matthews said in a..." April 03

  • Trade rumor links Eagles CB Brandon Boykin to Dolphins

    CSN Philly "Brandon Boykin is an excellent nickel cornerback, but as far as the Philadelphia Eagles have been concerned, at least through the first three seasons of his NFL career, that’s all he is. Perhaps another team sees more in Boykin. That team could be the Miami Dolphins, according to Armando..." April 02

  • DeMeco Ryans staying with Philadelphia Eagles on new 2-year contract

    Alabama.com "At the end of the 2014 season, Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly said the Eagles needed inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans to bounce back from the torn Achilles tendon that caused him to miss eight games. "We need DeMeco," Kelly said. "I'm a big DeMeco fan. As a group, he really sets the tone for..." March 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    WR Miles Austin and the #Eagles have agreed on a one-year deal worth $2.3M base with another $700K available in incentives, source said.

  • DeMeco Ryans' extension preserves roster spot

    CSN Philly "The Eagles clearly believe DeMeco Ryans will make a successful return from his second Achilles rupture and be able to start this season. On Monday, the team announced a one-year extension for the veteran inside linebacker who probably won’t be medically cleared for practice until training camp..." March 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Free agent receiver Miles Austin is set to visit the #Eagles this week, source said. Another former #Cowboys player to Philly?

  • Report: Sam Bradford wouldn’t sign extension with the Browns

    Waiting For Next Year "Another day, another member of the media confirming that it was in fact the Cleveland Browns who offered a first-round draft pick for former St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was ultimately sent to the Philadelphia Eagles in a deal for quarterback Nick Foles. According to Sports..." March 30

  • Ex-coach Heupel talked Sam Bradford out of quitting

    Philly.com "Josh Heupel had watched the surreal scene on TV last August - the quarterback he'd helped coach to a Heisman Trophy hopping on his right leg, leaving his left leg to dangle in the air at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Sam Bradford had locked his left knee as Browns defensive end Armonty..." March 30

  • Report: Eagles to bring in WR Miles Austin for a visit, sign him if he passes physical

    Philly.com "The Eagles will bring in veteran Miles Austin for a visit this week and plan on signing him if he passes the physical, according to the NFL Network. Austin, 30, spent last season with the Cleveland Browns after eight years with the Dallas Cowboys. Austin made the Pro Bowl in 2009 and 2010,..." March 30

  • Pete Carroll: Chip Kelly has proven 'he knows what he's doing'

    CSN Philly "No one really knows what Chip Kelly is doing. He plays everything close to the vest. He sees no value in letting the other 31 teams — or you — know what he's planning. But Kelly, Seahwaks head coach Pete Carroll says, has a plan (or does he?). Trading LeSean McCoy and Nick Foles were part of..." March 29

  • Jeremy Maclin: 'I still believe in Chip'

    Philly.com "There were more ex-Eagles than current Eagles at Todd Herremans' third annual Hoops 4 Hope fund raiser Thursday night at Vie Restaurant. A month ago, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Trent Cole and Herremans were four of the more notable Eagles and accounted for a combined 32 seasons in..." March 28

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Chip Kelly: Eagles didn’t add DeMarco Murray to weaken Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Philadelphia is the first team to poach the NFL’s leading rusher away from another franchise in 68 years. Even better: the Eagles took DeMarco Murray away from a Cowboys team that beat them for the NFC East title. “We never look at it that way,’’ Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly said. “We’re..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • Chip Kelly on Eagles' holes at safety, guard, and wide receiver

    Philly.com "With the Eagles' big free-agent splashes likely behind them, they probably will need to rely on internal options and the draft to replace departed veterans at safety, wide receiver, and right guard. "You're trying to see what the market is," Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Wednesday at the NFL..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie says LeSean McCoy wasn't the style of runner Chip Kelly prefers

    The Score "The LeSean McCoy trade caught many people off guard, but Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is standing firmly behind Chip Kelly. Lurie revealed Tuesday that he and Kelly had been discussing McCoy for quite a while. "We’ve been talking about the asset value of LeSean for a long time..." March 24