Eagles Rumors & News

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Could Rams be interested in Mark Sanchez as replacement for Sam Bradford?

    New York Daily News "Sam Bradford’s torn ACL prompted immediate speculation about whether the Rams might seek a replacement option other than backup Shaun Hill. Of particular interest to Jets fans: Could a reunion between former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and former quarterback Mark Sanchez be in the..." August 26

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Matt Barkley will start against the Jets. Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez won't play. #Eagles

  • 3d
    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    Polk is back this week. McCoy, Williams, Boykin are all practicing.

  • 3d
    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Eagles are cutting B.J. Cunningham today, according to a source

  • Barner joins a crowded Eagles backfield

    Philly.com "The addition of Kenjon Barner only complicates the Eagles' running back situation, which will require difficult choices when the roster is cut to 53 on Aug. 30. Barner, a former Oregon standout acquired from the Panthers on Wednesday, is one of six running backs on the roster. LeSean McCoy and..." August 23

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    Reuben Frank @RoobCSN

    Alejandro Villaneuva and Carey Spear have left the NovaCare Complex with their stuff in garbage bags. Looks like first cuts of the day.

  • Eagles' LeSean McCoy: Thumb hurts

    ESPN.com "Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's 31-21 preseason win against the Steelers in the first quarter with a right thumb injury. X-rays on McCoy's thumb were negative, but he didn't return after his 22-yard touchdown catch gave Philadelphia a 7-0 lead. Eagles coach..." August 22

  • Henery on missed FG: 'It will probably ruin my night'

    Philly.com "Alex Henery’s days with the Eagles could be waning after he missed a field goal for the second straight week. This time it was from gimme range. “Just didn’t get all the way though the ball,” Henery said after he missed a 31-yard attempt in the Eagles’ 31-21 preseason win over the Steelers. “I..." August 22

  • Jeremy Maclin fine after scary moment

    CSN Philly "People gasped and recoiled -- in the stands, in the press box, on Twitter. The reaction was almost universal, a sad mashup of oh no and not again. Early in the second quarter of Thursday’s game against Pittsburgh at Lincoln Financial Field (see Instant Replay), Jeremy Maclin sprinted hard up..." August 22

  • Steelers struggle in 31-21 loss to Eagles

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Anyone think the Steelers had a bad day Wednesday when two players were stopped for marijuana possession? It only got worse Thursday night. If the third game is the most telling of the preseason, the Steelers would seem to be in a heap of trouble based on their performance against the..." August 22

  • X-rays on LeSean McCoy's thumb come back negative

    NFL.com "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was sent for X-rays on his thumb in the first quarter of Thursday's 31-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. McCoy called for the trainer after his first touch on the opening series. He came back out for the next drive, which was capped off by his..." August 22

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    LeSean McCoy has a sprained thumb, source said. No fractures or torn ligaments but out for the rest of the game. #Eagles

  • 5d
    Philadelphia Eagles @Eagles

    #Eagles injury update: LeSean McCoy went in for an X-ray on his right thumb. #PITvsPHI return is unknown.

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Eagles acquire former Oregon RB Kenjon Barner from Panthers

    Philly.com "The Eagles traded for Panthers running back/returner Kenjon Barner, a former Oregon standout who played for coach Chip Kelly. They surrendered a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015. Barner, who is 5-foot-9 and 185 pounds, was a 2013 sixth-round pick. The 25-year old had only six carries and..." August 20

  • Eagles counting on LeSean McCoy to be 'Barry Sanders-esque'

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy was upset when he missed a practice this week due to a painful big toe. Last season's NFL rushing champ wants every repetition he can get as heads into the season hoping to raise the bar he set in 2013. "Any time I'm not capable of going out there and practicing — missing — is..." August 19

  • Chip Kelly open to trade offers for Mark Sanchez

    CSN Philly "Chip Kelly doesn’t generally answer hypothetical questions. Not usually. But before Sunday’s training camp practice at the NovaCare Complex, he indulged one reporter who wondered what might happen if another team inquired about Mark Sanchez’s availability. The question: “What happens if..." August 18

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Didn't see Josh Huff (shoulder) at practice or in locker room. Chip said X-rays were negative, but under impression he could be out awhile.

  • 9d
    Martin Frank @Mfranknfl

    Cooper full practice today, Maclin probably tomorrow; RBs Tucker, Fluellen back today. #Eagles

  • 9d
    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    Marcus Smith played 70 total D+ST plays. Chip on Smith: "If you’re going to play that many plays, we need more production out of you.”

  • Henery's miss comes after solid camp

    Philly.com "Despite the improvements that Alex Henery displayed during training camp, the Eagles kicker hooked a 47-yard field goal wide in the 42-35 preseason loss to the Patriots on Friday night. It was his first field goal attempt of the preseason, and the kick was not even close off his foot. "You've..." August 17

  • Injuries continue to mount for Eagles

    Philly.com "Cary Williams' first time in New England with the Eagles ended with an interception off Tom Brady that he returned 77 yards for a touchdown. It occurred on the 10th play of the game, which became Williams' last. He left the game with a hamstring injury. It's unknown whether he injured the..." August 16

  • Kelly on getting Curry with the starters: It was a big thing

    Philly.com "Vinny Curry has been arguably the Eagles’ most consistent pass rusher this preseason, and yet, he has spent most of his time with the second team defense. That changed on Friday night when the defensive end was awarded some snaps with the starters. The Eagles have been reluctant to play Curry..." August 16

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Nick Foles played with Gronk at Arizona. Foles said Ertz is similar in ability to stretch defense, make tough catches, thrive on athleticism

  • Magic, not football, saved Jon Dorenbos

    Pro Football Talk "You’ve probably heard of Jon Dorenbos. The veteran long snapper recently made a headline here for suffering an injury in the Eagles’ preseason opener at Chicago. (Carted off eight days ago, he played Friday night in New England.) But you probably don’t know his story. You should. At the..." August 16

  • Jordan Matthews settles down, catches everything

    Pro Football Talk "In his first preseason game, Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews dropped three passes and was labeled inconsistent by Eagles coach Chip Kelly. But there was nothing inconsistent about Matthews in his second preseason game. Matthews caught every pass thrown to him on Friday night against the..." August 16

  • Cary Williams picks Tom Brady for a TD, leaves with hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles cornerback Cary Williams generated an unusual amount of attention for a preseason game when he said that he didn’t want to take part in joint practices with the Patriots because the Patriots are cheaters. The practices seemed to serve him pretty well, though, because Williams ended the..." August 16

  • Kelly gets pragmatic about penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly sees things for what they are, and he usually has a flair for explaining it. For the NFL, things currently are being called tight, with a renewed point of emphasis on illegal contact and defensive holding. Seven such penalties were called on Friday night during the..." August 16

  • Patriots beat Eagles in preseason matchup, 42-35

    CSN New England "Apparently three days of practice with referees closely watching over their every move was not enough for the Patriots and Eagles to get a feel for how the games will be called. Friday night's matchup between New England and Philadelphia, a 42-35 win for the hosts, may have been a precursor for..." August 16

  • Cary Williams apologizes to Belichick

    ESPN.com "The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles had just concluded Friday night's preseason game and coach Bill Belichick stayed on the field to shake hands with several Philadelphia players. Soon enough, in a flurry of black Eagles jerseys, Belichick somehow wound up across from cornerback..." August 16

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    Dave Spadaro @davespadaro

    I think he plays 20 snaps on offense each game RT @EthanfromNJ: Will Darren Sproles be utilized in 2 back sets out of backfield and how ...

  • Eagles' backup receivers will get to make case

    Philly.com "The Eagles started stretching Thursday morning in the shadow of Gillette Stadium, and Jeremy Maclin stood a few yards away wearing a baseball cap. Those who wore helmets were going to practice. Those without helmets would not. Considering that the Eagles were getting ready for a game Friday..." August 15

  • Terrell Owens: Can I still play? Absolutely

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been nearly four years since Terrell Owens last played in an NFL regular-season game. He still thinks he can play. Maybe he can. Still, but for a short stay with the Seahawks in 2012, no one has given him a chance. Owens visited Cowboys training camp on Thursday, and he told reporters..." August 15

  • McCoy sets lofty goal, but just wants to succeed

    Courier-Post "LeSean McCoy’s prediction of 2,000 rushing yards this season started as a promotional ploy for a drying machine cloth, whose campaign slogan was that the cloth would give him a bounce in his step. But McCoy has never been afraid to state his goals publicly, while most players often keep theirs..." August 14

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Jeremy Maclin gets better of Darrelle Revis, but tweaks hamstring

    CBSSports.com "All offseason long, we've had to listen to various players brag about how they're the best cornerback in the game. Patrick Peterson has said it. So has Richard Sherman and DeAngelo Hall and Brandon Flowers and probably scores more I'm forgetting. Oh, and Darrelle Revis most likely thinks the..." August 13

  • Finally healthy, Sanchez can 'let it rip' again

    Philly.com "In July, as he does every July, Mark Sanchez went home. He flew back to the West Coast to spend a few days at Camp Quarterback, a passing clinic run by Bob Johnson, Sanchez's old coach at Mission Viejo High School in Southern California, and Bob's son Bret. The two Johnsons have tutored..." August 11

  • Jordan Matthews on drops: Those were catches I should have had

    Philly.com "Jordan Matthews' debut didn't go quite like he imagined. The rookie wide receiver dropped two passes, could have had another, and managed only 14 yards on four catches in the Eagles' preseason opening loss to the Bears on Friday night. “Those were catches I should have definitely had,"..." August 10

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Chip Kelly said Riley Cooper, Jeff Maehl and Bennie Logan were back practicing. Polk, Carroll, Tucker, Vandervelde, Knott, Matthews are out.

  • Jordan Matthews “inconsistent” in debut

    Pro Football Talk "He plays for the Eagles and wears No. 81. But those comparisons of rookie Jordan Matthews to Terrell Owens may be slightly premature. “He was inconsistent,” coach Chip Kelly told reporters regarding the second-round wideouts preseason debut. “There was a ball on the sideline he could have..." August 09

  • Eagles not worried about Nick Foles’ pair of picks

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday night, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles matched his total interceptions for all of the 2013 regular season. After the preseason contest at Chicago, coach Chip Kelly didn’t seem to be worried about Foles throwing two interceptions. “We’re not concerned,” Kelly told reporters. “It’s one..." August 09

  • Nick Foles matches his 2013 interception total in less than a quarter

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw 317 passes. Two were intercepted. This year, Foles has thrown nine passes. Two have been intercepted by the Bears. One was snagged by safety Ryan Mundy, and the other pick came from cornerback Sherrick McManis in the first quarter of Friday..." August 09

  • Defensive line fine in Bears' 34-28 exhibition victory over Eagles

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears' top priority during the offseason was to revive their defensive line. They signed five free-agent defensive ends, re-signed a veteran three technique and drafted two defensive tackles, all with the hope of restoring its fierce, disruptive presence. So the most important takeaway,..." August 09

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    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Not playing tonight (injury): Polk, Cooper, Carroll, Knott, Maehl, Vandervelde, Logan.

  • For Matt Barkley, preseason a potential showcase

    CSN Philly "When he first arrived in Philly, brash former USC quarterback Matt Barkley conceded nothing to anyone about the starting job. Not Dennis Dixon, not Nick Foles, not even Mike Vick. And when he came back to the NovaCare Complex this spring and took third-team reps behind Foles and Mark Sanchez,..." August 08

  • Eagles will test-drive Sproles in preseason opener

    Philly.com "Of the 32 new players wearing an Eagles uniform, no player comes with more intrigue into Friday's preseason opener in Chicago than Darren Sproles. Other newcomers might have bigger roles or brighter futures, but curiosity remains about how coach Chip Kelly will use the versatile, 31-year-old..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Eagles CB stands by Pats 'cheaters' opinion

    ESPN.com "Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams said Tuesday he stands by his opinion that the New England Patriots are "cheaters" and said he isn't afraid he will be targeted for retribution by New England when the teams hold joint practices next week. Williams first made his opinion on the..." August 07

  • Prepare yourself for Donovan McNabb broadcasting NFL games this fall

    USA Today "If you’ve ever watched an NFL broadcast and thought the booth should feature more talking, self-references and confusion about overtime rules, the news that Donovan McNabb will call some games for Fox this fall will greatly please you. For everyone else, get your mute button ready. It’s not..." August 07