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“They like me, they really like me!” That’s what LeSean McCoy can say after hearing the well-deserved accolades from his NFL brothers about his speed and skill. On the NFL Network’s continuing series of the “Top 100 best players of 2013,” nary an Eagles player had been mentioned in the bottom half of the countdown. Sure, the Birds are coming off of a terrible season. No players had been selected for the Pro Bowl. Would the team collectively be slighted of this offseason accolade as well? It certainly seemed that way until Thursday’s selections of numbers 50-41 were revealed. The lone Eagle so far represented in the countdown? Running back LeSean McCoy, very often was the single bright spot in games in the 2012 season, was featured as the 45th player in the league as voted by his peers. The segment opened with Steelers corner Ike Taylor saying of Shady, “Man, that boy’s got some Allen Iverson feet, but he’s playing football.” Very high and appropriate praise for one of Philadelphia’s fa
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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...
Seems like an eternity since the whistle blew on the last play of the 2012 season for the Eagles... but here we are, contemplating the completion of Chip Kelly's third full week of "voluntary" full-team OTA;s...
I think the guy is on to something big in the way he conducted the pace and rhythm of his practices... not to mention the installation of both a set...
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.
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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
While Phillips isn’t expected to return to practice today,
he is expected...
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...
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?"...
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...