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The first game of the Philadelphia Eagles 2013 preseason is against the New England Patriots, and it’s a perfect opponent to kick off the Eagles’ preseason. The Patriots are the type of defense and offense to truly give a challenge to the Eagles. And while preseason games are always chalked up as meaningless to football pundits, there is more going on in these games than what meets the causal eye. Preseason is a snapshot of what the team can become in 2013, and it’s in that snapshot where you can see the weaknesses on the roster, and if they are fixable... Read more
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Is Michael Vick fighting for more than just his starting job?
According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, the battle between veteran Vick and Nick Foles for the starting quarterback job goes much further - it could also be a fight for a spot on the Phildelphia Eagles roster.
According to the report, the Eagles are prepared to have Matt Barkley as the backup and Dennis Dixon as...
Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com was a guest on PFT Live and indicated that the Eagles might get rid of the loser of the Michael Vick-Nick Foles quarterback compeittion.
Mosher also believes there’s a chance rookie Matt Barkley could win the job and then the Eagles would make Foles the back up and Vick would be gone. It looks like no matter what, Barkley and Dennis Dixon will be...
The quarterback battle between Michael Vick and Nick Foles has career ramifications to it, with the winner probably taking all.
Pro Football Talk via CSN Philly, is reporting that the loser of the quarterback battle between Vick and Foles could be cut by the Eagles.
In this scenario, the winner would be the starter, with rookie Matt Barkley being the backup, and Dennis Dixon as the...
As reported in our training camp report, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback battle is far from over.
Neither Nick Foles nor incumbent Michael Vick has stepped up and claimed the spot as their own thus far.
One name that is simmering and watching in the background is rookie Matt Barkley who has the upside of an NFL starter.
When Players View spoke with Foles on Saturday,he praised...
The Eagles are moving forward with training camp, as are the other 31 teams in the NFL, but the Eagles still aren’t sure who will be taking snaps at the beginning of the season.
According to John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.com, Michael Vick and Nick Foles split first-team reps again. Vick completed, unofficially, 9 of 14 passes while Foles completed 9 of 16. Gonzalez notes that neither...
The Philadelphia Eagles are moving into the advanced stages of their new offensive system.
Saturday was the last day without pads to iron out the details. Players View was at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia to examine how things are shaping up.
Pros: Head Coach Chip Kelly’s new offense is fast.
Throughout the entire afternoon there was never a huddle.
From the sideline...
My how the times have changed and the mighty, if they ever were, have fallen. Back in 2011 Vince Young called the Philadelphia Eagles a “Dream Team”. In 2012, Michael Vick said the Eagles were set to become a “dynasty”. On Friday, Jason Peters made his own comment about this years Eagles team. His guarantee was that they’ll win four games.
“I guarantee we win more...
There is actually a guy out there that thinks college football should be banned. To illustrate his point he compares the game to dog-fighting (I'm sure Michael Vick's past had nothing to do with that) in that the game is just as brutal (just not to the death).
A writer for the New Yorker has bee trying to make the case. Call it a hunch, but I do't think he'll get...
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie announced on Monday that the team will retire Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey at a game on Sept. 19.
Hard to believe we're just over a month away from the 2013 regular season beginning. It's also hard to believe, that we've already made 40 bold predictions for the AFC.With that, this article will switch sides and move to the NFC, where will be first breaking down the East-- and it promises to be a good one.Will Michael Vick claim the quarterback job in Philadelphia...
In the first practice at Lincoln Financial Field and in front of a couple thousand fans, the Eagles quarterbacks didn’t relish in the opportunity to take control of a competition that likely will linger for some time.
With Nick Foles aiming to beat out Michael Vick, rookie Matt Barkley getting serious reps in the now three way battle, and the option-reads and footwork being...