Eagles Rumors & News

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Bradford throws two TD passes in Eagles' 33-23 win

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Sam Bradford completed 17 of 20 passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns, and the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Indianapolis Colts 33-23 on Saturday night, improving to 3-0 in NFL exhibition action. Bradford played deep into the third quarter, giving Philadelphia a 24-3..." August 27

  • Zach Ertz fires back at Josh Norman

    Sportsnaut "Washington’s Josh Norman has been very vocal since inking a deal as the NFL’s richest cornerback. Besides the ongoing dispute between Norman and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., the corner recently made it known that he doesn’t think that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam..." August 25

  • How DeMarco Murray compared playing for Titans to Eagles

    Tennessean "DeMarco Murray says he’s in a different place now than he was at this time a year ago. And he’s not just talking about moving from Philadelphia to Nashville. “I feel great. My body feels great. Mentally, emotionally I feel great and the team looks well,” the Titans’ starting running back..." August 25

  • Report: Carson Wentz unlikely to see any playing time this season

    Larry Brown Sports "We all know how Sam Bradford felt about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft Carson Wentz, but it sounds like the veteran does not have to worry about losing his job to the rookie this year. In his lengthy report from Eagles training camp, Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com predicted that..." August 23

  • WR Turner making strong case with Eagles

    Philly.com "Football is about so much more than measurables. It's about what you do with the chances you get. This is a trite lesson by now, but it's driven home every preseason. For the Eagles this summer, the wide receiver who has made the biggest splash is undrafted rookie Paul Turner, an unimposing..." August 23

  • Will Carson Wentz play in Eagles preseason final vs. Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Will Eagles' fans, and Jets' fans for that matter, get one more glimpse of quarterback Carson Wentz, the No. 2 overall pick of the NFL Draft? Eagles head coach Doug Pederson left the door slightly ajar that Wentz, out with a hairline fracture in his rib, could come back and play the preseason..." August 22

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Ex-Lions LB Stephen Tulloch agrees with Eagles

    ESPN "Former Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch has reached an agreement with the Philadelphia Eagles pending a physical, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Tulloch, 31, was released by the Lions on July 5 after five seasons with the team. He had been the team's starting middle linebacker..." August 21

  • Eagles expect Jordan Matthews back by Week 1

    The Score "Jordan Matthews doesn't appear to be at risk of missing time to start the regular season. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver is considered day-to-day with a knee injury suffered during training camp, and head coach Doug Pederson said Saturday that he expects him to return in time for Week..." August 20

  • Eagles' Wentz to resume throwing at practice

    The Score "Quarterback Carson Wentz is starting to take some positive steps in his recovery from a rib injury suffered during the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason opener. Head coach Doug Pederson told reporters Saturday that the first-round rookie will begin some throwing work at practice over the weekend. " August 20

  • Undrafted rookie WR Paul Turner should make the Eagles' 53-man roster

    Philly Voice "Every offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles (and every other team, for that matter) will bring in about a half-dozen undrafted wide receivers into training camp. Typically, those receivers amount to little more than camp bodies who may make an occasional nice play. The odds of undrafted free agent..." August 20

  • Eagles rookie linebacker Joe Walker tears ACL

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have some problems to address after last night’s game, but they failed the first requirement of the preseason, which is to get through the game healthy. According to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News, rookie linebacker Joe Walker suffered a torn ACL in last night’s game..." August 19

  • Dorial Green-Beckham plans a lot of TDs with his “fresh start” in Philly

    Philly.com "Dorial Green-Beckham is “not necessarily sure” why the Tennessee Titans traded him after one season, but he welcomed a change of scenery in Philadelphia even at this point in young career. “I think this will be a fresh start, new start, new teammates, new family, great family atmosphere,” said..." August 19

  • Caleb Sturgis suffers concussion from getting hit in head by punt

    Larry Brown Sports "The Eagles have a position battle on their hands at kicker with Caleb Sturgis and Cody Parkey vying for the No. 1 spot. Prior to Thursday’s preseason game against the Steelers, one suffered an unfortunate injury that prevented him from helping his case. During pregame warmups, Sturgis was hit..." August 19

  • Dorial Green-Beckham might actually play in the Eagles-Steelers game

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out the following eight players in advance of their preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Most of these inactives are expected since Doug Pederson announced them during his Tuesday press conference. QB Carson Wentz RB Wendell Smallwood WR Jordan..." August 18

  • Eagles dominate mistake-prone Steelers 17-0

    The Sports Xchange "Nolan Carroll returned one of Philadelphia's four interceptions of Pittsburgh backup quarterback Landry Jones in the first half for a 38-yard touchdown and the Eagles dominated the host Steelers 17-0 in a preseason game Thursday night. Jones, who saw his first NFL playing time last season,..." August 18

  • DA who cleared LeSean McCoy, Nelson Agholor has received Eagles sideline passes for years

    Philly.com "Among dozens of gifts Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams belatedly reported this week are four family vacations at the Key West, Fla., beach house of longtime Philadelphia lawyer Richard Hoy. During the same period, Hoy represented scores of defendants facing charges brought by..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Eagles' Roseman sticks his neck out for receiver Green-Beckham

    Philly.com "Howie Roseman assured reporters several times that his eyes were "wide-open" Tuesday when he traded for the untapped, perplexing talent of Dorial Green-Beckham. Roseman's eyes must have been similarly agape last Thursday night, when the Eagles' wide receivers caught all of 52 yards' worth of..." August 17

  • Eagles acquire Dorial Green-Beckham from Titans

    NFL.com "Dorial Green-Beckham is headed to Philly. The Eagles acquired the wideout from the Titans in exchange for guard/tackle Dennis Kelly, the team announced. "Not to speak on Philly's behalf but they inquired about it," Titans general manager Robinson told the team's website. "They thought it was..." August 17

  • Eagles reportedly offered Anquan Boldin ‘a nice deal’

    Pride Of Detroit "The Detroit Lions acquisition of Anquan Boldin was huge in bolstering their weak receiving crew, but according to Ian Rapoport, the Lions weren't the only team interested in acquiring the veteran wideout As Rapoport is alluding to, the Eagles went another route to get a receiver and instead..." August 16

  • Eagles' wideouts coming off awful game

    Philly.com "They managed to tiptoe away from the scene without attracting a lot of notice, in all the hubbub over Carson Wentz breaking a rib and Lane Johnson facing a possible 10-game PED suspension, but the Eagles' wide receivers were awful in last Thursday's preseason opener. The longest reception by a..." August 16

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Eagles won't rush ailing Kendricks back, Schwartz says

    Philly.com "The Eagles continue to miss starting linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who has been out since last Monday with a hamstring injury. Coach Doug Pederson said Tuesday that he expected Kendricks back at practice by the weekend, but Kendricks was absent both Saturday and Sunday. Defensive coordinator Jim..." August 15

  • Carson Wentz has sore ribs from preseason debut

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was welcomed to the NFL by fans chanting his name. He also was welcomed by defenders hitting his torso (and, as the photo shows, flipping him onto his head). Via multiple reports, coach Doug Pederson said Saturday that Wentz has sore ribs." August 13

  • NFLPA: Lane Johnson made “factually inaccurate” statement on tainted supplement

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson is facing a 10-game suspension for taking a banned substance that he says was in a supplement that the NFL Players Association had approved for players to take. The NFLPA says that’s not the case. Johnson said the app the NFLPA has for players to get..." August 13

  • Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz has hairline fracture in ribs

    Press of Atlantic City "Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a hairline fracture in his ribs during the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason opener, the team said Saturday. "We do not know an exact timetable for his return, but we hope to have back before the end of the preseason," new coach Doug Pederson said in a..." August 13

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson lashes out at NFLPA in wake of expected suspension

    Bleeding Green Nation "Eagles starting right tackle Lane Johnson addressed media after Philadelphia's training camp practice on Saturday for the first time since news of his potential 10-game suspension emerged. Here's what we learned. The Eagles seem to be anticipating Johnson's suspension as well. Starting left..." August 13

  • Eagles' Wentz after preseason debut: 'It's going to be a heck of a ride'

    The Score "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was brimming with confidence following his first preseason victory. Wentz helped the Eagles to a 17-9 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, going 12-of-24 for 89 yards with one interception." August 12

  • Opportunistic Eagles open preseason with win vs. Bucs

    The Sports Xchange "The Philadelphia Eagles converted two Buccaneers fumbles into touchdowns in the first five minutes, opening the preseason with a 17-9 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field. Buccaneers receiver Kenny Bell fumbled the opening kickoff, which was recovered by the Eagles..." August 11

  • NFL Trade Rumors: Eagles looking for an inside linebacker

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade for an inside linebacker, according to a report from NFL insider Jason La Canfora. La Canfora didn't mention any specific names. This report isn't hard to believe. The Eagles are in need of linebacker depth. Starting middle linebacker Jordan Hicks is..." August 10

  • Lane Johnson Suspended 10 Games For PEDs

    CBS Philly "Lane Johnson will be suspended for the first 10 games of the season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs, first reported by 94WIP’s Darren DeGaetano. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Johnson is appealing the suspension. This is Johnson’s second offense. He was..." August 09

  • Doug Pederson: Hitting will stop; Carson Wentz will play second half

    ESPN "On the last day of practice before the first preseason game, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said the team will likely stop live hitting drills. Beginning Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Eagles have four preseason games to work on their blocking and tackling...." August 08

  • Eagles WR Jordan Matthews sidelined by knee injury

    Philly.com "Jordan Matthews will miss "a couple weeks" with a left knee injury suffered last Friday, coach Doug Pederson said Monday. Pederson said the tentative plan is for Matthews to return for the third preseason game on Aug. 27. If Matthews is not back by then, Pederson said he'll return for Week 1...." August 08

  • Eagles expected to make tight ends major part of offense

    Philly.com "The Eagles’ running backs and wide receivers won’t be near any lists for the top groups in the NFL, but their offensive hopes go beyond those skill positions. Look for the tight ends to fill a major role in the offense, with Zach Ertz, Brent Celek, and Trey Burton all a part of the passing..." August 08

  • Eagles need a healthy dose of RB Mathews

    Philly.com "The thing is, Ryan Mathews is really good. That was vividly apparent in the Eagles' Saturday and Sunday training camp practices. There was no tackling, but Mathews looked smooth and swift, gliding effortlessly around end, making sharp cuts up the gut. When did the team last boast a physical,..." August 08

  • LB Stephen Tulloch talking with Eagles

    Philly.com "Free agent linebacker Stephen Tulloch is in contract discussions with the Eagles, a league source confirmed. ESPN first reported the news, saying there were "heavy negotiations." Tulloch, 31, was released by the Detroit Lions in July. He played for Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz in..." August 07

  • Carson Wentz ‘well ahead’ of Jared Goff in grasping offense

    Larry Brown Sports "If you thought Jared Goff may end up being the most pro-ready quarterback coming out of the NFL Draft, you may be wrong. According to Conor Myles of EaglesWire, while neither are ready to start, Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is reportedly ahead of Los Angeles’s Jared Goff in terms of..." August 06

  • Zach Ertz would like Eagles rookies to stop hitting low

    Philly.com "There was concern when the Eagles walked off the field at practice Friday because tight end Zach Ertz and wide receiver Jordan Matthews were not with them. Both players were escorted to the locker room by the medical staff before practice ended. The Eagles' top two pass catchers were victims of..." August 06

  • Eagles' Mathews makes training camp debut after ankle injury

    The Score "Philadelphia Eagles running back Ryan Mathews was back in action at Friday's team practice after sitting out the first nine days of training camp with an ankle injury. Reports from beat writers on hand indicated Mathews saw reps with the second-team offense upon making his healthy return,..." August 05

  • Jordan Matthews avoids injury scare at Eagles camp

    The Score "Jordan Matthews gave the Philadelphia Eagles a brief scare at Friday's training camp practice when a low hit left him down on the field and favoring his left knee. The third-year wideout was forced to the sidelines for the rest of the day as a result of the collision, but head coach Doug..." August 05

  • Eagles tackle at training camp for first time in 4 years

    CSN Philly "Beau Allen was on a mission. Just after practice was over, the 330-pound veteran defensive lineman stopped to answer a few reporters’ questions, sign autographs and take some photos for fans. But all he really wanted to do was to plop his sweaty body into an ice bath. “I can’t wait,” he..." August 04

  • Donovan McNabb trashes Eagles' quarterback moves this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is not impressed with the way his old team handled this offseason. McNabb told Dan Levy of BillyPenn.com that the Eagles shouldn’t have re-signed Sam Bradford and then moved up to the second overall pick in the draft to select Carson Wentz. “And now..." August 04

  • Eagles center Jason Kelce takes a shot at DeMarco Murray

    Philly Voice "Monday afternoon, Eagles center Jason Kelce was a guest on 94.1 WIP, and he couldn't help but take a shot at former teammate DeMarco Murray, who was traded this offseason to the Tennessee Titans. Speaking about the declining production in the Eagles' run game last season, Kelce put blame on..." August 02

  • Emmanuel Acho working out for Cowboys

    247 Sports "Former Texas Longhorns star Emmanuel Acho is getting another shot at making an NFL roster, this time with his hometown Dallas Cowboys. The Eagles cut Acho in November after spending the last couple seasons going on and off Philadeplhia's active roster. The Browns picked Acho in the sixth round..." August 02

  • Carroll leaves Eagles practice with sore ankle

    Philly.com "Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll left practice early on Saturday with a sore ankle, a notable departure not just because Carroll is competing for a starting job but also because his season ended last November with a fractured fibula. Carroll received full clearance to return in time for June's..." July 31

  • Eagles add legend Brian Dawkins to scouting department

    Philly.com "Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins has joined the Eagles scouting department, the team announced Saturday morning. The iconic Eagle is the the inaugural recipient of the Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship, a new program the NFL started to introduce former players to scouting. Dawkins will study..." July 30

  • Jason Peters: Eagles practiced too much under Chip Kelly

    CSN Philly "Heading into his 13th season, Jason Peters has experienced a lot during his exceptional NFL career. So when the eight-time Pro Bowler says head coach Doug Pederson is more respectful of veteran players than the previous regime under Chip Kelly, you take notice. "I think so," Peters stated..." July 29