Eagles Rumors & News

  • Trent Cole having hand surgery, out for Saturday

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray had surgery on a broken bone in his hand after suffering the injury in Sunday night’s game against the Eagles. It turned out to be a popular sequence of events. Eagles linebacker Trent Cole also broke a bone in his hand in that game and..." December 17

  • Sources: Graham, Eagles engage in extension talks

    CSN Philly "Months ago, this would have seemed inconceivable. Eagles outside linebacker Brandon Graham is not only gearing up for his first start in more than two years Saturday against Washington but also, according to multiple league sources, has been approached by the team about a contract..." December 17

  • Kelly will remain in Fletcher's corner

    Philly.com "What should you take from Chip Kelly's declaration yesterday that Bradley Fletcher will remain a starting cornerback? Seemingly, the Eagles have resigned themselves to not having any better options, 14 games into the season. If they thought there was a move to make, they would have made it..." December 16

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    Howard Eskin @howardeskin

    Sources tell me @eagles QB Nick Foles fractured collarbone only 70% healed. So obviously no way Foles plays in reg season games.

  • Trent Cole may be out for season with hand fracture

    CSN Philly "According to multiple sources, Eagles outside linebacker Trent Cole's season could be over after the veteran fractured his hand Sunday night against Dallas. Cole, the team's longest tenured defensive player, is weighing options and deciding whether or not to undergo surgery and hasn’t ruled out..." December 16

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Trent Cole has a broken hand, according to an NFL source. #Eagles OLB status for rest of the season uncertain.

  • Nick Foles won't return Saturday

    ESPN.com "Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will not be available to play in Saturday's game at Washington, coach Chip Kelly said Monday. Foles' collarbone was examined early Monday. While it is healing, Foles cannot be subject to football contact until the bone has completely healed. "The bone is not..." December 15

  • Sanchez after Eagles' loss: 'I'm better than that'

    CSN Philly "Mark Sanchez knew exactly where to point the blame for this loss. Directly at himself. “I’m better than that,” he said after the Eagles lost their second straight home game to fall to 9-5 (see Instant Replay). “I can only be accountable for myself, and I know all the guys feel the same way I..." December 15

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Eagles release Roc Carmichael

    Bleeding Green Nation "Roc Carmichael's second stint with the Philadelphia Eagles has come to an end before it ever really got started. The team announced his release on Tuesday afternoon. Carmichael re-signed with the team in mid-November following Philadelphia's decision to place second-year safety Earl Wolff on..." December 09

  • Eagles release Roc Carmichael

    Bleeding Green Nation "Roc Carmichael's second stint with the Philadelphia Eagles has come to an end before it ever really got started. The team announced his release on Tuesday afternoon. Carmichael re-signed with the team in mid-November following Philadelphia's decision to place second-year safety Earl Wolff on..." December 09

  • Seahawks continue to control NFC West destiny with 24-14 win over Eagles

    Field Gulls "December football is upon us, and this one had the feeling of a playoff game. The Seattle Seahawks shut down the high-flying Philadelphia Eagles offense on Sunday afternoon in a big 24-14 road win to improve to 9-4 on the year. Russell Wilson had another masterful performance, completing..." December 08

  • Michael Bennett: Mark Sanchez trying to impersonate good QB

    NFL.com "The Seattle Seahawks were unimpressed by the Eagles and Chip Kelly's offense in a 24-14 victory Sunday in Philadelphia. Richard Sherman dismissed the current group of Eagles wide receivers. Michael Bennett took aim at quarterback Mark Sanchez. "Tell the Philadelphia police to put an ABP out...." December 08

  • McCoy sets Eagles rushing record but is haunted by key fumble

    Philly.com "It should have been one of his greatest moments as an Eagle. But LeSean McCoy will remember the day he became the franchise's all-time leading rusher in a much different way. "I didn't play well at all," McCoy said. "It was probably one of my worst games . . . since being here." McCoy..." December 08

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles inactives: QB Foles, CB Carmichael, DB Watkins, TE Burton, OL Vandervelde, OL Kelly, DE Hart. Maehl active for first time in weeks.

  • Protest planned in Philadelphia

    ESPN.com "A protest called a "die-in" is planned outside Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday following the Eagles' game against Seattle Seahawks. A Philadelphia clergy group called POWER (Philadelphia Organized to Witness Empower & Rebuild) is organizing the protest, which is taking place across the..." December 07

  • Sanchez-Carroll: Disagreement on draft decision in past

    CSN Philly "Pete Carroll questioned Mark Sanchez. Mark Sanchez ignored Pete Carroll. Five years later, both are successful, both are happy, and both speak in glowing terms about the other. The relationship between Carroll and Sanchez has survived a very public disagreement back in 2009, when Sanchez..." December 06

  • LeSean McCoy poised to break Eagles' all-time rushing record

    CSN Philly "He talks to Wilbert Montgomery. He texts with Brian Westbrook all the time. Duce Staley is his position coach. He’s already passed two of them in the record books. This weekend, he could very well move ahead of the third. LeSean McCoy is close. He needs only 48 more yards to become the Eagles'..." December 04

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Chip said Florida never contacted him and he "laughs" at "rumors" that are untrue.

  • Chip Kelly: we yell at one another all the time

    Philly.com "ONE OF Chip Kelly's favorite sayings is "play with emotion, but don't let emotion play with you," so observers frequently wonder what the coach's take is going to be when TV catches something like Mark Sanchez and Riley Cooper yelling at one another before a red-zone snap last Thursday against..." December 02

  • Eagles' Matthews: 'My best-kept secret'

    Philly.com "FRED BARNETT, Roy Green and Charles Barkley turned around Jordan Matthews' season without ever speaking to him. They left that to someone better qualified. Barkley played for the Sixers during Barnett's time as an Eagle (1990-95). Barkley ran into Jackie Barnett, Fred's ex-wife, in August...." December 01

  • Source: Foles' broken collarbone healing normally

    Philly.com "NICK FOLES went shopping for some good medical news on Black Friday, and he got it. Foles' 4-week followup CT scan showed the quarterback's left collarbone is healing normally, a source close to the situation said. The source said Foles can't take a hit yet, but he can step up strengthening..." November 29

  • Nothing special about them: Cowboys offensive line 'whipped' by Eagles

    Dallas Morning News "Bennie Logan might be right. This Cowboys offensive line might be just OK. Early in the week, the Philadelphia nose tackle said he didn’t “see anything spectacular” about the Cowboys’ offensive line and he didn’t know what was “great about them.” Before the game, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones..." November 28

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    Eagles Insider @EaglesInsider

    Emmanuel Acho is active, but the question is how many snaps will he play as the #Eagles must contend with TE Witten: http://t.co/3iPRgvWfsP

  • Jeremy Maclin's role diminishing with Sanchez at QB

    CSN Philly "The numbers began to drop as soon as Nick Foles got hurt. And Jeremy Maclin knows it’s not a coincidence. Maclin is still putting up decent numbers, but the monster season he was having with Foles at quarterback hasn’t continued with Sanchez behind center. In just over seven games with..." November 27

  • Foles' return may be later than expected

    Philly.com "Those hoping that St. Nick will arrive in late December may be disappointed. No, not that guy. Nick Foles hasn't yet been scheduled for a follow-up exam on his broken collarbone, although it is likely to happen next week, and the original prognosis that he would be out for six to eight weeks..." November 27

  • Mark Sanchez out to show he’s no turkey

    New York Post "Mark Sanchez and Thanksgiving go together like “butt” and “fumble.” The ex-Jets quarterback gets a golden chance to make that sentence hurt a lot less here Thursday afternoon. After spending the past two years trying — and failing — to live down his infamous Thanksgiving night butt-fumble..." November 27

  • The unstoppable Darren Sproles

    SB Nation "The NFL's scouting combine is a coronation for some college players and a declaration for others. It also can serve as utter humiliation. In the 2005 version when Darren Sproles arrived from Kansas State and whizzed through the running back drills and compiled impressive test scores, he stood..." November 26

  • Riley Cooper talks about his decreasing playing time

    Philly.com "Riley Cooper's snaps have been decreasing over the last six games. The Eagles wide receiver played 91 percent of snaps in the first five games and has played 76 percent in the last six. He played 58 of 87 snaps (67 percent) in the Eagles' 43-24 win over the Titans on Sunday. While it would..." November 25

  • Eagles take care of business against overwhelmed Titans

    CSN Philly "So much for a supposed trap game. From the opening kickoff to the final gun, the Philadelphia Eagles controlled an inferior opponent, improving their record to 8-3 on Sunday with a 43-24 victory. Versus the 2-9 Tennessee Titans at Lincoln Financial Field, nothing less was expected. It wasn’t..." November 24

  • Ertz frustrated by reduction in playing time

    Courier-Post "Zach Ertz admitted the frustration had gotten to him. Many expected Ertz to have a breakout season after coming on strong last season as a rookie tight end. Ertz also expected it. And it certainly appeared like the Eagles’ second-round pick in 2013 was on the verge when he had seven catches for..." November 20

  • Another rout puts Packers 5-0 at home

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As long as the Green Bay Packers aren't peaking early, their brethren in the NFC should be very, very worried. The Packers still must prove they can beat the top teams on the road. Their chances to do that might not come until the playoffs. However, they certainly have the look of..." November 17

  • Casey Matthews a survivor with the Eagles

    Philly.com "Casey Matthews arrived at Lehigh University for the Eagles' 2011 training camp atop the depth chart at middle linebacker. A rookie fourth-round pick who entered the league during the NFL's work stoppage, Matthews did not yet know the defense, his teammates, or his coaches. Amid a frenzied..." November 16

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Eagles worked out QB Terrelle Pryor and QB Thad Lewis, per league source.

  • Kelly not happy with Eagles offense

    Courier-Post "Maybe it was a psychological ploy to make the Eagles understand how well they will have to play offensively in order to beat the Green Bay Packers this Sunday at Lambeau Field, especially after quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes in the first half alone against the Chicago..." November 13

  • Eagles' D batters Newton, Panthers in blowout win

    CSN Philly "They built their game plan on keeping Cam Newton from beating them with his rush, then went out and beat up Newton with their own rush. The Eagles on Monday night contained, battered, bruised and humiliated on national television one of the NFL’s most athletic, most elusive, most versatile..." November 11

  • Earl Wolff not surprised about being inactive vs. Panthers

    CSN Philly "A lively locker room had one sour spot: Earl Wolff's locker. Just one week after making his first start of the season, Wolff was inactive for the Eagles' 45-21 pounding of the Panthers on Monday night, and he didn't say why. "I really don't know. All I do is work every day. I don't complain...." November 11

  • Eagles' Marcus Smith doesn't know where his future is

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just a year ago he was battling with Stanford's Trent Murphy to lead the nation in sacks. Just six months ago he was a first-round draft pick selected there because of those 14 1/2 sacks. Nine games into his rookie season, Marcus Smith doesn't know what he is, or where his future in the NFL..." November 08

  • Chip Kelly has “no idea” if Nick Foles comes back as Eagles starter

    Pro Football Talk "Well, we know that when a quarterback decision is made in Philadelphia, coach Chip Kelly’s going to be the one to make it. He made sure to remind everyone of that earlier this week. But Kelly wasn’t about to get into what-ifs Friday, when asked whether injured incumbent Nick Foles would return..." November 07

  • Barkley suddenly thrust into backup role for Eagles

    CSN Philly "Matt Barkley is dying to show everybody how far he’s come in the past year, since a couple ill-fated relief outings last year as a rookie. He hopes he doesn’t get the chance. Barkley, a fourth-round pick from USC last year, moves up from the Eagles’ No. 3 quarterback to No. 2 now that Nick..." November 06

  • Jeremy Maclin: 'Sky's the limit' for Mark Sanchez

    NFL.com "Mark Sanchez told scribes this week that he's become a "better version" of himself on the field. At least one of his Eagles teammates agrees. "The Mark Sanchez I knew when he got here was the quarterback that led (the Jets) to two straight AFC Championship Games," wideout Jeremy Maclin said..." November 06

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Mathis will be back in the lineup Monday night vs. the visiting #Panthers.

  • Is Nick Foles done with Eagles? Team soured on quarterback before the injury, sources say

    Newark Star-Ledger "Nick Foles' immediate future with the Eagles is on hold after the quarterback suffered a broken collarbone Sunday in Houston. According to people with knowledge of the Eagles' plans, Foles' long-term future was in doubt even before the injury. Foles' play during the first half of this 2014..." November 04

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Foles out for at least 6-8 weeks, but won't need surgery

    Philly.com "Nick Foles won't need surgery to correct a broken collarbone, but the Eagles quarterback is expected to be sidelined for at least 6-8 weeks, according to an NFL source. Eagles coach Chip Kelly said today that Foles had a "crack" in his clavicle, but that he had no further details. Foles' MRI..." November 04

  • Former Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe supports Mark Sanchez, says playing for NY Jets like being sacrificial virgin

    New York Daily News "Drew Bledsoe hasn’t played for the Jets’ greatest rival since 2001, but that didn’t stop him from taking a shot at Gang Green on Monday when asked about Mark Sanchez now starting in Philly. “Going to play quarterback for the Jets ... it’s kind of like, you know when they used to take the pretty..." November 04

  • Eagles sign safety Chris Prosinski, place Ryans on IR

    CSN Philly "The Eagles have placed linebacker DeMeco Ryans on Injured Reserve, officially ending his season, and replaced him on the 53-man roster with special teams specialist Chris Prosinski. Ryans suffered a ruptured Achilles during the Eagles’ 31-21 win over the Texans Sunday in Houston, where Ryans..." November 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Eagles coach Chip Kelly tells reporters there is a “crack in the clavicle” of Nick Foles. He had an MRI about an hour ago.

  • LeSean McCoy rolling after early-season struggles

    CSN Philly "At some point in the last few weeks, LeSean McCoy started being LeSean McCoy again. If there were any question before, there aren’t anymore. McCoy’s early-season struggles are a distant memory. The Redskin and 49er games — when the two-time Pro Bowl back had a combined 29 carries for 39 yards —..." November 03