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And believe me, making the statement that “Only Andy Reid can rock a Hawaiian shirt like this one for NFL Draft” does not necessarily make it a compliment. It does, however, indicate that the new Kansas City Chiefs head coach is comfortable in his own skin, has a quirky fashion sense and enjoys the comfortable airiness free-flowing Hawaiian shirts provide. Not only that, it’s worth noting that Reid has been rocking Hawaiian shirts for a long time now. In fact, it appears to be his stylistic shirt of choice, as evidenced by the abundance of photos of him wearing them down through the years.
Video of Reid’s press conference discussing the Chiefs drafting of Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft on Thursday evening can be viewed here, but here’s a screengrab from the presser:
And here’s some looks of Andy Reid rocking the island vibe during his long stint with the Philadelphia Eagles:
I don’t care what anyone says, that last photo of...
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Former Oklahoma offensive tackle Lane Johnson was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the third overall pick in the NFL Draft less than 24 hours ago, but he has already given the Philly media a glimpse into the type of guy that he is. Most rookies focus on trying to say and do the right things when they first come into the NFL, but Johnson felt the urge to screw with Jeff McLane...
Day 2 of the 2013 NFL Draft offers several possibilities for Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles. There are numerous players still on the board that could be potential targets and trading down is still an option as well.
First, let’s go though some of the top targets the Eagles should and/or will likely consider…
My first choice is Florida International safety Jonathan Cyprien...
The First-Round of the 2013 NFL draft is finally over, and it’s time to compare what the teams in the 2013 NFC East draft class did to become the division winner in 2013. The Philadelphia Eagles kicked off the East with the 4th overall pick.
4. Philadelphia Eagles select: Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
Lane Johnson proves uncertainty with Jason Peters. Peters’ ruptured Achilles...
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly stated during his press conference after selecting OT Lane Johnson with his first round pick that Oklahoma’s strength and conditioning coach said it would take “a cheeseburger and a week” to transition Johnson from DE to OT…
Kelly was asked if Johnson’s versatility and up-tempo experience was a factor in the pick when he stated...
In Day Two of the NFL Draft, Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles did proceed as some anticipated in the second round by drafting a quarterback. Instead, in the 2nd round (35th overall pick) they drafted Stanford tight end Zach Ertz, and in the third (67th overall) added LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan to their ranks.
Zach Ertz. Image via the Stanford Daily.
Kelly is all too...
In the whirlwind that was Thursday night for new Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson, words of welcome and congratulations flooded in from everyone, including his new teammates.
As we all know by now, OG Evan Mathis has quite a way with words on Twitter, and he had a short but simple way of welcoming and introducing himself to his fellow offensive lineman:
Welcome to Philly ...
Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson is the newest bird in the Philadelphia Eagles’ nest. Chip Kelly’s first draft pick as Eagles head coach should be a staple on the offensive line for the next decade.
Hopefully, there will be some pro bowls in his future as well.
Johnson, 6′ 6″ 303 lbs, is the most athletic OT in the draft and was the third ranked tackle by virtually all...
NewsTags: Earl WolffPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles added some depth to the safety position in the fifth round, selecting safety Earl Wolff from N.C. Sate.
This is the first pick that the Eagles have made that won’t be a lock to make the 53-man roster. Wolff will need to compete with Nate Allen, Kurt Coleman, and Colt Anderson for one of [...](Read more...)
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wants an explosive 100 miles a minute football team. West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is the epitome of explosion.
The Star Ledger via a report and Tweet from L.A. Times columnist Sam Farmer is reporting that the Eagles may be seriously interested in Austin.
According to Farmer, the Eagles recently had a half hour video Skype session...
Well, the sexy part of the draft is over, and not just because we already got a glimpse of Andy Reid’s sumptuous drafting muumuu. But don’t you worry, there’s still plenty of talent available after the jump.
Oh, and yes, we’ll have open threads for rounds 2-3 later on today. As always, fapping first.
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