Eagles Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Casey Matthews checks in with Vikings

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Free agent linebacker Casey Matthews visited the Vikings on Tuesday, according to nfl.com’s Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet). Matthews, the brother of Packers All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews, was taken by the Eagles in the fourth round of the NFL draft in 2011 out of Oregon." March 24

  • Source: Eagles could release Evan Mathis if they can't trade him

    CSN Philly "If the Eagles can’t find a trade partner for left guard Evan Mathis, they could be just as willing to show him the door as they were two years ago for DeSean Jackson. Mathis, who was on the trade block last offseason and is back there again, might be cast off into the free-agent waters if the..." March 24

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    Caldwell said #Jaguars final offer to Murray "exceeded" their original limit. "If we were his first choice, we would have made it happen."

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • Chip Kelly on Tim Tebow's Eagles tryout: 'I've always been a big fan'

    CBSSports.com "Tim Tebow, who last played in an NFL regular-season game in 2012, tried out with the Eagles last week. If, like us, you figured that was just coach Chip Kelly's passive-aggressive way of sticking it to critics of his offseason moves ... you'd be wrong. At least to hear Kelly tell it. "I've..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • LeSean McCoy: Eagles panicked

    CBSSports.com "The running back carousel has been a weird one this offseason. Guys are bouncing all over the place, with the musical chairs kicking off when LeSean McCoy was traded to the Bills. The shock factor of Shady going to Buffalo was only topped by Chip Kelly and the Eagles promptly signing DeMarco..." March 23

  • Former Eagles Safety Nate Allen Suing Police Over Mistaken Masturbation Arrest

    TMZ.com "Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen isn't satisfied with having his name cleared after being accused of masturbating in public ... he plans on suing the cops that arrested him in the first place. Allen's lawyer, Sawyer Smith, tells TMZ Sports ... Allen wants to make sure no other..." March 22

  • Chuck Bednarik dies at age of 89

    ESPN.com "Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles said. He was 89. Bednarik, known as "Concrete Charlie," epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Eagles from 1949 to..." March 21

  • There will be trades: 5 teams poised to draft Marcus Mariota at No. 2

    CBSSports.com "As teams transition from free-agency mode, they begin focusing more organizational means on the upcoming NFL Draft. That's because the veterans have been picked through and weeded out, and by and large, most teams will wait until June to sign guys to prove-it contracts that don't count against the..." March 20

  • Chip Kelly gets delayed start on rebuild

    ESPN.com "What Chip Kelly has been doing isn’t that unusual. When he is doing it is very unusual. Kelly became head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles two years ago. At that time, it would have been standard-operating-procedure for him to do a few basic things: root out some highly-paid veterans who were..." March 20

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • Eagles restructure Connor Barwin's contract

    CSN Philly "Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, who led the NFC last year with 14½ sacks, restructured his contract, a league source said. The team hasn’t made an official announcement, but Barwin thanked team management on his Twitter timeline Wednesday and wrote he’s “not going anywhere.” Barwin signed a..." March 18

  • Bradley Fletcher to sign with New England Patriots

    NFL.com "The New England Patriots have replaced Darrelle Revis with Bradley Fletcher. The cornerback will sign with the Pats on a one-year deal after visiting the team on Tuesday his agent, Andy Simms, confirmed to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. ESPN first reported the news. The contract is worth up..." March 18

  • Eagles sign Bryan Braman to contract extension, save cap space

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Eagles have extended the contract of linebacker and special teams ace Bryan Braman. Here are the details: "Eagles have reworked contract of LB Bryan Braman. He gets a 1-year extension through 2016, reduces salary in '15 from $1.2M to $745K." The Eagles..." March 17

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Sources with the Eagles say they are trying to trade Matt Barkley. If he is traded, I'm told there's an "80% chance" they'll sign Tim Tebow

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • Eagles pass for now on Tebow pact

    ESPN.com "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, but the team is not planning to sign him at this time. Tebow, who has been working for ESPN and as an analyst for the SEC Network, last played in an NFL..." March 17

  • Is Sam Bradford just trade bait for Eagles to move up in draft?

    Larry Brown Sports "Chip Kelly may insist that his Philadelphia Eagles really like Sam Bradford and are prepared to move forward next season with him as their quarterback, but not everyone is buying that talk. There has long been speculation that the Eagles would do “whatever it takes” to trade up for Marcus..." March 17

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Eagles working out QBs - such as Tebow - should never be connected to Bradford rumors. Matt Barkley can be had for late draft pick, though.

  • Source: QB Tebow working out for Eagles

    ESPN.com "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is working out for the Philadelphia Eagles, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Monday. Tebow, who has been an analyst for the SEC Network, last played for the New York Jets in 2012 after playing two seasons with the Denver Broncos. He..." March 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Well, how about this: Former Broncos and Patriots QB Tim Tebow is working out today for the Philadelphia Eagles, a source confirmed.

  • Browns offered first-rounder for Sam Bradford

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Eagles coach Chip Kelly and Rams coach Jeff Fisher both said that a team offered a first-round draft pick for quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was traded from the Rams to the Eagles for quarterback Nick Foles last week. Neither coach identified the mystery team, but in an appearance on the..." March 16

  • Even after their busy week, Eagles still have work to do

    Philly.com "During a six-day span last week, the Eagles added eight new contracts and about $40 million of salary against their 2015 cap. On the seventh day, the Eagles rested. Friday offered the first quiet 24 hours of the free-agency period. That doesn't even include moves from the previous weeks,..." March 15

  • Talk persists that Eagles won’t keep Sam Bradford

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles surprised the NFL and all of Philadelphia by trading quarterback Nick Foles, a fourth-round pick in 2015, and a second-round pick in 2016 to the Rams for quarterback Sam Bradford and a fifth-round pick in 2015. Many think that coach Chip Kelly has another surprise or two up his..." March 15

  • Murray deal has base value of $40 million, with $18 million fully guaranteed at signing

    Pro Football Talk "The details of the DeMarco Murray contract have made their way to PFT headquarters. And now they’ll be making their way to your desktop, laptop, tablet, and/or cell phone device. Per a source with knowledge of the deal, here are the elements of the deal. 1. Contrary to widespread reports,..." March 14

  • Why Mariota thinks he still could be an Eagle

    Philly.com "Marcus Mariota has not ruled the Eagles out yet. The Oregon quarterback has been linked to the Eagles throughout the last two months because of his connection with Eagles coach Chip Kelly and how he'd fit in the team's offense. But it seemed more unlikely that the Eagles would make a big trade..." March 14

  • Byron Maxwell: Seahawks Should Have Ran Ball In Super Bowl

    CBS Philly "Falling one-yard short of your second straight Super Bowl victory must be tough to swallow. Former Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell, now a Philadelphia Eagle, explained that on Friday morning. Maxwell admitted the Seahawks should have ran the ball with Marshawn Lynch at the end of Super Bowl..." March 14

  • Marcus Mariota can envision himself with Jets or Eagles

    USA Today "Marcus Mariota didn't plan on using his quick trip to New Jersey to explore real estate in New York or Philadelphia, but it seemed fitting that Friday he was squeezed between those markets. Seven weeks from the NFL draft, the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles are among the teams most..." March 13

  • LeSean McCoy snubs Chip Kelly in Philly farewell message

    New York Post "It looks like there’s no love lost between LeSean McCoy and Chip Kelly. The former Philadelphia Eagles running back, who was shipped up to the Buffalo in a blockbuster trade last week, turned to social media to thank his supporters Thursday. While McCoy made it a point to thank the organization..." March 13

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    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    Marcus Mariota still thinks the Eagles are a possibility even after the Bradford trade. Said Chip will do what's best for the team.

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    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    In crowded #Eagles backfield, Philly could still rescind the $1.6 mil tender on restricted free agent RB Chris Polk. It's an option.

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    #Eagles czar Chip Kelly makes clear he doesn't envision DeMarco Murray being a workhorse back. Plan is to spread it around.

  • Eagles agree to deal with Ryan Mathews

    CSN Philly "The Eagles still signed Ryan Mathews after all. The team announced Mathews' three-year deal Thursday afternoon, just under two hours after DeMarco Murray arrived at the NovaCare Complex. Mathews is set to join Murray, Darren Sproles and Chris Polk in a crowded Birds backfield. The terms of..." March 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Ryan Mathews is going to sign with the #Eagles, source said. Incredible duo of Murray and Mathews

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    DeMarco Murray's deal with Eagles is expected to be 5 years, $42 million, including $21 million guaranteed, per @mortreport and I.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Raiders signing former Eagles S Nate Allen, per league source.

  • DeMarco Murray plans to sign with the Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "If all goes as planned, DeMarco Murray will be an Eagle by the end of the day. That’s the word from Adam Schefter of ESPN, who says that not only is Murray visiting Philadelphia today, but he is expecting to sign a contract with the Eagles. The Cowboys and Murray have been in talks, and..." March 12