Found May 30, 2013 on Eagles Eye:
A lot of PR juice out there about Eagles' WR Jason Avant being challenged to step up and take over a leadership role not just on the offense but on the team... That's a lot of pressure to put on a guy who's simply trying to make the team. It sure doesn't help when your new head coach says, "Hey buddy! How's about taking some reps at cornerback?" That would be a "Yikes!" moment for me if I were Avant.         Jason Avant (# 81) is in his 8th year now out of Michigan...6-0, 212, he was drafted in the 4th round by the Eagles in 2006... He's nearing the end of a fairly lucrative contact extension, and may be considered expendable if Chip Kelly doesn't "feel" him as a leader of the offense at the slot-receiver position... He’s not flashy, he’s not even a full-time starter — and under the new regime of head coach Chip Kelly, it’s not even a certainty that he’ll be with the Birds come Septemb...

DeSean Jackson's gal cooks him breakfast

This just in: Being DeSean Jackson? It’s a good gig if you can get it. Has anyone ever mentioned that it must be pretty damn awesome to enjoy the many fringe benefits that go along with being an NFL player? And that’s on top of the absurd amount of money that tumbles into a pro [...]The post DeSean Jackson posts photo of model girlfriend cooking him breakfast (pic) appeared first...

Chip Kelly’s offense might lead to more touches for DeSean Jackson

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Chip Kell’t uptempo offense should present more oppurtunites for wide receiver DeSean Jackson to get the ball in his hands more this coming season. One fact that Clayton brought up is that Jackson has never caught more than 62 passes in a single season. It also sounds like Jackson might get some carries out of the back field. Need NFL Tickets...

Why did the Eagles draft Matt Barkley?

A move that surprised many, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted quarterback Matt Barkley out of the University of Southern California in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  The Eagles were originally linked to having interest in Geno Smith and E.J. Manuel, but they ended up passing on both of them as they filled other important positions before making the plunge at quarterback.... Read more

Eagles Jason Kelce says he’ll be 100 percent by training camp

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce told the media on Tuesday that his knee will be 100 percent healthy in time for training camp. Center Jason Kelce (knee) said he will be 100 pct. cleared the day before the start of training camp. — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) May 28, 2013 As we all saw last year, the Eagles clearly missed having Kelce on the field last season. Need NFL Tickets...

Eagles’ Kenny Phillips to return to practice next week

Free agent acquisition Kenny Phillips has sat out for Philadelphia Eagles’ OTAs, as he continues to rest his left knee, according to Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly. Phillips’ knees have given him extensive issues during his time in the NFL. He underwent microfracture surgery on his ailing left knee in 2009. While Phillips isn’t expected to return to practice today, he is expected...

Chip Kelly in no hurry to name a starting quarterback

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly says he is not in a rush to name a starting quarterback (Credit: AP Photo) If you are hoping to know the Philadelphia Eagles week one starter anytime soon, you are in for a long wait. Today, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly says he is in no hurry to name a starting quarterback. While Michael Vick should have the inside track for the starting...

Don't count on Kenny Phillips... at least for now...

It's an all too familiar scenario for the Eagles secondary coaches in recent years... a once-great but now injured veteran safety is signed on a low-risk high-reward contract ...and it ends up going nowhere. It's too early to throw Kenny Phillips under the bus... but it's not looking real good right now. The former New York Giant did not practice for the Eagles...
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