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Coach Kelly, Let The Man Dance
NFL free agent season has begun, and my Philadelphia Eagles laundry has gone back to their historical record of small beer signings. After the way the last few years went, this is all fine by me and most of the rest of Eagle Nation; besides, after a 4-12 season, anything that seems like Quick Fix is inherently suspect.
But having said that, there's this not very small consideration... the Eagles are a ton of money under the cap. They almost always are, and on some level, that's OK too; they never get into the situation where they wind up losing up and coming players for not having the bankroll to lock them down. But that's a hollow comfort when you (a) don't have a ton of those guys, due to a period of weak drafts, and (b) see other teams seemingly getting better, while (c) not trusting the ownership to just keep the cash.
Of course, this is the hollow comfort of paying attention to football out of season, especially when it comes to...
BEST OF MAXIM
It wasn’t a full-on frenzy for the Philadelphia Eagles in the first day of free agency, but they certainly made a splash by signing five players. CB Bradley Fletcher and LB Jason Phillips signed 2-year deals with the team, while TE James Casey, S Patrick Chung and DL Isaac Sopoaga struck 3-year deals.
The fact that four of the five deals made were with the defensive players reflects...
With just a few hours until NFL Free Agency beginning the Philadelphia Eagles have over $30 million in cap space and many needs to fill. Chip Kelly will most likely fill more needs in the draft, but count on Eagles GM Howie Roseman making a splash with all the cap space available. The Eagles needs are abundant, but the most glaring are easily recognizable. WIth the likelihood of...
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed cornerback Bradley Fletcher, tight end James Casey, safety Patrick Chung, linebacker Jason Phillips and defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga.
The moves were announced Tuesday night, hours after the Eagles released cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on the first day of the NFL free agency period.
Casey, formerly with Houston, Chung, formerly with New England...
No more summer commutes for Eagles players to Bethlehem.
The team announced Friday that this year's training camp will take place in its NovaCare Complex and Lincoln Financial Field after 17 years on the campus of Lehigh University.
Team president Don Smolenski says the decision was made, in part, because of the ready access to its equipment and facilities at its home base...
NewsTags: Cary WilliamsIsaac SopoagaJames CaseyKenny PhillipsPhiladelphia EaglesBack in that infamous offseason of 2011 when Nnamdi Asomugha, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Vince Young and Jason Babin stole the headlines, there was a problem that no one noticed right away.
It wasn’t until in hindsight, that among those four guys, there was a 25...
Eagles fan reaction was exciting to witness as Chip and Howie got busy on Thursday, finalizing deals to land some top-notch help on defense.
For the first time since last September, I smelled what the Eagles are cooking...
The Eagles defensive overhaul now includes Connor Barwin, the outside linebacker from the Houston Texans. Also signed were cornerback Cary Williams (former...
NFL Free AgencyTags: Isaac SopoagaPhiladelphia EaglesEverybody knows the Eagles were going to sign a defensive linemen or two during free agency after they sent veterans Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson on their way. Today they signed veteran San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga.
He’s not a spring chicken at 31 years of age, but...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos have reached a one-year agreement with former Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
Rodgers-Cromartie arrived for a visit earlier in the day and there were rumors circulating that an agreement was close.
The Broncos needed another corner and this should be a great fit Rodgers-Cromartie, as he’ll gets the to play opposite of Champ...
(via Bleacher Report)
The Eagles hit the ground running today as they kick started free agency. The Eagles started off by freeing up $11 million dollars by cutting Nnamdi Asomugha, then they went bananas.
First off, the Eagles cut the fan favorite Nnamdi Asomugha. The team released him right before free agency began. (Total Sports Live)
After releasing Nnamdi and his $11 million...
According to CSN’s Matt Maiocco, both the Niners and the free agent cornerback have a “mutual interest” in each other: The 49ers are among three teams that have shown interest in Asomugha, a source said. Pro Football Talk reports there are four teams, including the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals. The 49ers also