Eagles Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 1d
    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

  • 12d
    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

  • 23d
    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

  • 25d
    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

  • Eagles offense won't change with Mark Sanchez playing quarterback instead of Nick Foles

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two early receptions by Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin in the first half of Sunday's 31-21 victory over the Houston Texans said all there is to say about how Chip Kelly's offense will change with Mark Sanchez at quarterback in place of the injured Nick Foles. Foles dropped back on the 13th..." November 03

  • Eagles' run game fuels 31-21 win over Texans

    CSN Philly "With his offense against the ropes, Eagles coach Chip Kelly came out swinging. First he hit the Texans with some LeSean McCoy. Then he delivered the roundhouse right with Chris Polk. The jab-uppercut combination knocked out the Texans on Sunday in their home stadium, with McCoy and Polk..." November 03

  • Source: Nick Foles has broken collarbone

    CSN Philly "Nick Foles' injury suffered in the Eagles' 31-21 win over the Texans is a broken collarbone, a league source confirmed to Comcast SportsNet's Derrick Gunn Sunday night. Per Gunn, an MRI on Monday will determine how long Foles will be sidelined. Foles was sacked twice in a three-play span to..." November 03

  • DeMeco Ryans suffers Achilles injury

    Pro Football Talk "It was announced by the Eagles as an ankle injury, but it’s a lot worse. Per a league source, Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans suffered an Achilles tendon injury on Sunday in Houston. The team announced that it was an ankle injury." November 02

  • Jason Kelce, Darren Sproles return for Eagles today

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans will be missing a pair of their top defensive players, but the Eagles are getting healthier up front. Eagles center Jason Kelce will return to the starting lineup today. He’s been out since suffering a sports hernia in Week 3. The Eagles are getting closer to having their..." November 02

  • Foles has a clavicle injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have lost the quarterback of their defense for the year. They may have lost the quarterback of their offense for at least a month. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports, and PFT has confirmed, that Foles has suffered a clavicle injury. The extent of the injury, including..." November 02

  • 26d
    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    And Eagles tried to trade for Vincent Jackson but Tampa wouldn't do it

  • Darren Sproles, Todd Herremans and Jason Kelce all probable for Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles are set to get a couple of key offensive players back in the lineup this weekend. The team released their final injury report of the week on Friday and running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are both probable to play against the Texans. Sproles missed last week’s loss to..." October 31

  • 30d
    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Also hearing that it is pretty much a certainty that Jason Kelce will start at center for the #Eagles on Sunday.

  • Chip Kelly downplays talk about trading for safety

    Philly.com "Eagles safety Nate Allen took responsibility Sunday for the error in coverage on the 75-yard touchdown that decided a 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Before the game, Pro Football Talk reported that the Eagles were trying to upgrade Allen's spot at safety with the trade deadline..." October 28

  • How does Michael Vick feel about facing Andy Reid in his first start for Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is of no consequence for the Jets, who have a quarterback mess of their own to deal with. But as they start Michael Vick over Geno Smith in Sunday’s game at the Chiefs, Vick will face one of his favorite people in the NFL. That would be Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, in his second year in..." October 28

  • Kendricks admits calf muscle not fully healed

    Philly.com "Mychal Kendricks didn't look much like the dominant inside linebacker who began the season for the Eagles, and afterward, Kendricks acknowledged the calf muscle he strained in Week 2 against the Colts is not fully healed. "I'm not 100 percent, no," Kendricks said after playing mainly in dime..." October 27

  • 32d
    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    As for trade reports that the #Eagles are interested in Vincent Jackson, upgrading at safety, Kelly said, "I listen to them and chuckle."

  • Darren Sproles, Jason Kelce questionable for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles center Jason Kelce has been targeting Week 10 for his return from sports hernia surgery, but things appear to be progressing more quickly. Kelce returned to practice this week and has been listed as questionable for the team’s trip to Arizona to face the Cardinals. Several Eagles beat..." October 24

  • Arizona Cardinals' Sam Acho, brother on opposite sides

    Arizona Republic "Other than informal games in yards and parks, brothers Sam and Emmanuel Acho have never played football against each other. That will change on Sunday when Sam's team, the Cardinals, plays Emmanuel's, the Eagles, at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mom, Dad and the boys' two sisters will be among..." October 24

  • Eagles' offense dropping ball in red-zone situations

    Philly.com "THERE ARE a ton of statistical reasons why the Eagles shouldn't be 5-1 right now. Start with a quarterback who is 28th in the league in passing, 29th in interception percentage, 29th in completion percentage and 27th in yards per attempt. Move on to a defense that is 23rd against the run and..." October 24

  • 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

  • 38d
    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    Chip says Sproles is full to go, will practice

  • 39d
    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

  • 44d
    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.