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NFL Trade Rumors:
Tim McManus of Philly Mag writes that the Eagles were reportedly approached by at least one NFL team regarding a possible trade for QB Nick Foles.
The Eagles “weren’t all that interested in engaging in talks” and McManus adds that GM Howie Roseman personally called Foles amid all the trade speculation to reiterate that he’s still a part of their plans moving forward.
Philadelphia surprisingly traded up and selected QB Matt Barkley with the first pick of the fourth-round, which is interesting considering that they already have Michael Vick and Foles on their roster. Keeping Foles does make some sense, especially when you consider that Vick has missed a number of games due to injuries in the past few seasons, and the fact that new HC Chip Kelly appears to be very high Foles’ ability.
I’m sure we’ll be hearing plenty about the Eagles quarterback position in the coming months.
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick may not have lost a step after all.
Over the years, it has been speculated that Vick may not be as shifty as used to be.
Eagles safety Colt Anderson let it be known that Vick still has it after practice on Thursday morning.
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LSU wide receiver Russell Shepard may have gotten Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles in a bit of trouble.
He's claiming that Kelly called him during the sixth round to let him know that they could not draft him due to lost picks in trading up to grab QB Matt Barkley.
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The Philadelphia Eagles 2013 draft class has just passed an important hurdle in their careers–they know what numbers they will don for the midnight green.
T Lane Johnson, #65
TE Zach Ertz, #86
DT Bennie Logan, #96
QB Matt Barkley, #2
S Earl Wolff, #28
DE Joe Kruger, #73
CB Jordan Poyer, #33
DE David King, #78
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Michael Vick still has some gas left in his tank. The electric QB still knows how to put younger folk in their place. Here’s the scoop via In Flex we Trust, “McCoy had been riding Vick for weeks, calling him “old man” and challenging Vick to a footrace. Vick had been laughing it off, until today. Today, Vick had enough. So he asked coach Chip Kelly...
People questioning how Michael Vick will fit into Chip Kelly’s uptempo read option scheme need not worry about whether or not Vick can still scare defenses with his legs.
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Tweet People have been highly critical of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick over the past few seasons, questioning his ability and the injury-risk that he brings because of his style of play. However, one thing that people have never been able to call into question is Vick’s elite speed. Apparently he put that speed on [...]
I am being dead serious, Reid might have chosen the Chiefs job just for the food. I would like to think Reid is exaggerating, but something tells me he might not be.
Andy Reid during his interview with @adamschein: “I’ve eaten at about 50 Kansas City BBQ places and I haven’t found one I don’t like.” #nice
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The Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks have been in the news a lot over the past two days.
On Thursday, Michael Vick smoked running back LeSean McCoy in the 40-yard dash heard round the world.
On Friday rookie Matt Barkley spoke up on a much more serious note and cast a vote of confidence for himself.
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LeSean McCoy challenged Michael Vick to a race in the 40-yard dash, which didn't turn out too well for the youngster. Vick beat him down on the field and then again on Twitter.
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