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Former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer told 97.5 The Fanatic in Philly that rookie Matt Barkley reminds him of Eli Manning. “I thought he was a first round talent,” Dilfer said, per Black Sports Online. “But when you look at his film, I was really intrigued because of what he does as a player, are really graduate level things. Line of scrimmage control, controlling the run game, Pre-snap reads, adjustments, anticipating blitz packages and it really reminded me of Eli Manning. I took out Eli’s tape from Ole Miss and it was amazing the comparisons between the two. The more tools you give them to control the game at the line of scrimmage to help their teams, where they can use their cognitive skills and talents as well as their physical talents, that’s where you really see the wholeness of them as a quarterback come out.” “There is not a lot of difference between Matt Barkley and Eli Manning in their senior film,” said Dilfer. “In fact, I would argue that Matt’s college
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When the Eagles scooped up Matt Barkley in the fourth-round of last month's draft, the prevailing thought was he'd hold a clipboard for a few seasons.
However, the former Trojan's time could be coming sooner than later.
Jeff McClane of the Philadelphia Inquirer thinks there's "no reason" why Barkley can't win the Eagles' starting quarterback job...
Even though the Philadelphia Eagles drafted quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth round of this year’s draft, there’s a chance he could end up as their starter this coming season.
Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer made a solid argument as to why Barkley could win the Eagles starting job.
There are some pertinent reasons to support Barkley’s candidacy, among them his...
Rookie Matt Barkley told CSNPhilly.com that he plans on competing for the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback job.
“Well, they’ve both done great things, and Michael has had an unbelievable career,” Barkley said referring to Michael Vick and Nck Foles
“I’ll get to know them those guys, and I’m sure from what I’ve heard they are outstanding men, but you come in...
A Philadelphia Inquirer report indicates that Matt Barkley could be the Eagles' Week 1 starter at quarterback.Fantasy Spin:The other candidates are Mike Vick and Nick Foles. Barkley fell all the way to the fourth round at the draft last month after entering the 2012 season as a possible No. 1 pick. This report sounds a little ambitious but anything's possible with the Eagles.
The Philadelphia Inquirer bizarrely contends rookie Matt Barkley could “get the nod” over Michael Vick to start under center for the Eagles against the Washington Redskins in Landover on September 9. Unlike Vick, the 22-year-old Barkley was personally chosen out of USC by new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly with the 98th pick in April’s draft. With the sullied Trojan fully recovered...
It’s still early in the New York Giants offseason, but Giants fans have a lot of time to waste until training camp finally gets here. So let’s make an early starting lineup prediction to get a snapshot of what the team will look like in 2013.
Quarterback: Eli Manning
No brainer here, but Curtis Painter will have to find a new job with Ryan Nassib in town. David Carr may be...
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning continues to hold out hope that he’ll see Victor Cruz very soon.
“We get into some real practices next week so hopefully as we get into those live going-against-the-defense practices he’ll get back in so we can get back to work,” Manning said, per Tom Rock of Newsday.
I’m sure the Giants are also hoping to see Cruz very soon.
The NFC East made the two most surprising draft day quarterback selections when the Giants grabbed Ryan Nassib and the Philadelphia Eagles snagged Matt Barkley. Nassib isn’t in any immediate plans for the Giants, but Barkley certainly has a chance to show up on Sunday in 2013, if not within a couple of years. There is a misconception that Chip Kelly’s offense requires a QB that...
Matt Barkley and the rookies spent Friday installing offensive plays. Barkley will likely begin fourth on the depth chart behind Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Dennis Dixon come Monday when the veterans join the rookies for Organized Team Activities (OTAs).
And finally, for the first time under Chip Kelly, Monday's practices will be open to the media.
Barkley already has...
Former USC quarterback and now Philadelphia Eagles member Matt Barkley has had quite the interesting past two years. A quarterback thought to have been an assured top 10 pick back in the 2012 draft decided to come back to school for his senior year and pursue a national championship. Things didn’t exactly go as planned [...]
The Eagles may want to invest in name tags with all the money they’ve saved from canceling “taco Tuesday” and “fast food Friday.”
LeSean McCoy was calling rookie quarterback Matt Barkley “Mark” at practice on Monday. And it wasn’t some lame hazing attempt, the All-Pro running back really thought that was the rookie quarterback’s name.
If McCoy is calling one of...
Either somebody in this story is lying, or this is just ridiculous. The Eagles finally got together as a full team today to start their OTA’s as a full unit.
Fourth round pick and former USC star Matt Barkley got the chance to meet all of his new teammates. Something hilarious happened throughout the day according to Les Bowens of the Philadelphia Daily News.
According to Bowens...
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Jon Geiselman, Paul Guyardo, Hannah Davis, Eli Manning, Keith Kazerman, Hakeem Nicks and Nick Mangold attend DIRECTV’s 2013 National Ad Sales Upfront in New York City. Jeter’s girl seems real nice.
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Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy thinks that Matt Barkley's real name is Mark.