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Just when you think you have earned the heir apparent job at QB for the Eagles, they change the script on you...As of 1:30 p.m. on August 28, 2012, rookie Nick Foles was the Eagles' backup quarterback. And Mike Kafka was revealed by Andy Reid to be on the trading block.
Coach Reid didn't say it definitively, though, leaving the door open for a change of heart and/or mind before the regular-season opener. All Reid actually revealed after Tuesday's practice was that Foles would start over Trent Edwards in Thursday's preseason finale against the New York Jets.
On the surface that could be because the fractured left hand of Mike Kafka, who was limited to shotgun snaps on Tuesday, hasn't healed enough to allow him to play in this game. Kafka opened training camp as the backup, only to be knocked into limbo with that injury in the preseason opener.But the plot thickens.Mike Kafka, 6-3, 225, 3rd year out of Northwestern, was drafted by the Eagles in the 4th round in ...
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Will Trent Edwards' smile grow even bigger on Friday?
The Philadelphia Eagles have some tough decisions to make in the next 48 hours. By Friday, their roster, currently standing at 75, must be reduced to 53 players. There are battles happening at virtually every position on the team and pure talent is only part of the equation.
One of the biggest decisions the coaches have in...
Earlier this week the Philadelphia Eagles named Akeem Jordan the starting "Will" or weakside linebacker. Jordan had not been getting much attention from the media throughout the position battle, but he must have gotten the attention of the coaching staff. Akeem was in competition with Brian Rolle for the position. Brian Rolle is a second year linebacker out of Ohio...
Left tackle Jason Peters was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list by the Eagles, meaning he will miss at least the first six weeks of the season as he recovers from an Achilles injury. Defensive tackle Mike Patterson was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list, guard Mike Gibson was placed on season-ending injured reserve with a minor hip flexor injury and wide...
The Eagles have their final preseason contest of the year against the New York Jets 6:30 on Thursday night.The starters will not be playing, sure, but significant players will be vying to make the cut from the 75- to 53-man roster that will occur on Friday night at 9 p.m. Here are some key players to watch. Marvin McNutt: After Andy Reid confirmed that Riley Cooper will be a...
Mike Vick‘s ribs are still bugging him, a concern for his fantasy owners as we are 11 days away from live action. The Eagles are setting their franchise QB up with an innovative flak jacket that is personalized just for Vick’s body and his injured ribs.
The good news for fantasy owners here is that the Eagles seem desperate to fix the equipment and not the style of play. The...
Do you love the Philadelphia Eagles, but can't devote inordinate amounts of time to the team because you feel the need to incessantly play Angry Birds on your smart phone?
I've got some good news for you.
The Eagles are teaming up with Rovio Entertainment to launch an all-new version of the insanely popular Angry Birds game. The game, which will be featured exclusively...
The Dream Team. A moniker that the media jumped upon after new signing Vince Young described his new team. Who could blame him? The team assembled by the Eagles in 2011 was on paper astounding.
Jason Babin, Cullen Jenkins, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and the gem of the 2011 free agent class Nmandi Asomugha all donned the Eagles green. That wasn’t even the entire list of free...
Former Eagles Pro Bowl and All Pro running back Brian Westbrook will always be an Eagle in fan’s hearts but now the team is making it official: He will retire as a Philadelphia Eagles on December 23 during halftime against the Washington Redskins.
Team owner/CEO Jeffrey Lurie said of the decision:
I will always remember Brian for the electrifying, game-changing plays he made during...
Eagles’ Head Coach Andy Reid admitted that defensive tackle Mike Patterson will be out for a while and could miss the entire season, according to CSN Philly. The Eagles have placed him on the non-football injury list, which functions the same way as the PUP, meaning Patterson can be activated after week 6, but that doesn’t seem likely.
Patterson had surgery on his brain to remove...
The new Angry Birds game featuring the Philadelphia Eagles is set to release on September 4th. You can check out the trailer below.
The founder of an organization that bought NFL star Michael Vick's former Surry County dogfighting compound is being sought on animal cruelty charges.
Dogs Deserve Better bought the 15-acre tract and five-bedroom home last year for use as a dog sanctuary for animals who have been chained and penned.
Chief Animal Control Officer Tracy Terry says numerous complaints about the...
The Irony is thick like school teachers working at Magic City.
Wonder if Ms. Thayne will get two years in jail?
The owner and founder of a group that bought Michael Vick’s former Surry County home in an effort to care for rescued dogs is being sought on animal cruelty charges.
According to Tracy Terry, Chief Animal Control officer for Surry County, Tamira Thayne is wanted for animal...