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Signed, sealed, delivered: Matt Barkley signs his contract with the Eagles. Photo via Barkley’s Instagram account.
The Philadelphia Eagles has come to terms on a four-year agreement with QB Matt Barkley, the team announced on Thursday. Details of Barkley’s contract are not yet known.
Barkley was the Eagles’ fourth-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft (98th overall pick). The 22-year old player was the all-time leading passer in both Pac-12 Conference and USC history. A four-year starter for the Trojans, Barkley finished his career with over 12,000 passing yards and became the only player in conference history to throw for over 100 touchdowns (116) in a career.
Barkley fell to the 4th-round in this year’s draft when, had he decided to go pro last year, he would likely have been a 1st-round pick. Chip Kelly and the Eagles believed in the USC player’s talent and believed that they obtained the quarterback for tremendous value when he fell to the fourth round. Since the selection, th...
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“Our goal is to have a fun atmosphere for fans as they get an up-close look at the team,” Eagles president Don Smolenski said. “There will be special events surrounding every practice including an opportunity for all kids 14 and under to catch a pass from...
Quarterback Matt Barkley and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a four-year contract.
Barkley was selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft after a standout career at Southern California. The move announced Thursday leaves only one draft pick unsigned.
Barkley rewrote the conference record book during a USC-record 47 starts over four seasons, becoming the Pac-12's leader...
One year ago, Matt Barkley probably would have been inking a multi-year deal worth millions more than the 4-year deal he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Many expected him to be not only a first-round pick, but to challenge Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III as the first QB taken in the NFL Draft. But, that’t not what happened, as Barkley returned for a his senior...
Five-time Pro Bowler Jason Peters of the Philadelphia Eagles was arrested in north Louisiana early Wednesday for allegedly drag racing and trying to flee from police, authorities said.
The Monroe (La.) News-Star reports (http://tnsne.ws/11gxete ) that Peters was released on bond Wednesday after his early morning arrest. An arrest affidavit obtained by the newspaper says an Ouachita...