Found May 21, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Monday that they had come to terms on a 4-year deal with rookie QB Nick Foles. Foles was selected by the Birds in the 3rd round of the draft (88th overall selection) from the University of Arizona, where he was the all-time leading passer in terms of yards (10,011), touchdowns (67), attempts (1,369) and completions (933) The rookie will compete against Trent Edwards, Mike Kafka, and recently signed Jacory Harris for a backup spot on the team. Philadelphia still needs to sign Fletcher Cox, the team’s 1st-round draft pick. Want more Philly Sports Muse? You can find me on Twitter at @sports_muse and on Facebook at

Casey Matthews bulks up... does it matter?

Casey Matthews has bulked up from 232 pounds to 250 under the tutelage of his brother Clay (Green Bay Packers)... the idea is to become bigger so it's easier to shed those medium-downfield blocks by the 300-pound OL behemoths of the NFL.  Some folks worry that the extra weight will slow Casey down in nickel coverage of pass receivers... Does that really matter in this stage...

An Eagles Eye Tribute to T-Boner...and a look at 6 unsung players who are key to the Birds' ...

First, the mandatory headlines: the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday signed quarterback Nick Foles to a four-year contract. The Eagles drafted Foles, who played at Arizona, in the third round. They also released QB Jacory Harris (Miami), who we knew was rookie minicamp cannon fodder, but at least Jacory got some time and attention in the NFL spotlight...and may yet catch on with...

Eagles’ Brandon Graham: “Right now I’m a bust”

Getty Images Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham told the media on Tuesday that he’s a “bust,” and the criticism that he’s received has motivated him to prove people wrong. At least Graham isn’t in denial that he’s completely under achieved after being drafted in the first round of the 2010 draft. The 24 year-old Graham only played in three games this past...

10 Greatest Undrafted Philadelphia Eagles in Franchise History

The Philadelphia Eagles have been an NFL franchise since 1933 and over the course of the past 79 years, many great players have donned the winged helmet (or leather helmet). However, most of the great Philadelphia Eagles players we remember were drafted, either by the Eagles themselves or by another team before they came to Philly. So while we all pay tribute to greatest of Eagles...

Set to erase 2011, eager Eagles get back to work

Vince Young, Ronnie Brown and Steve Smith are gone. Indeed, the Dream Team is now simply the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles. Coming off a disappointing 8-8 season, the Eagles reconvened as a full team Tuesday for the first time since missing the playoffs last year. It was a season that was defined when Young deemed the Eagles a ''Dream Team'' in training camp after the...

10 Reasons the Philadelphia Eagles will Be Better Than Critics Think

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Eagles voluntary OTA is fun to follow...

I had forgotten how much fun OTA coverage can be for Eagles fans. We didn't get any OTA's or minicamps last year either...and we missed out on a lot. The NFL should realize by now it must at all reasonable cost avoid interruption of year-round events and coverage. There's too much fan interest to risk alienating it. For now, the league is getting a pass from fans on...

LeSean McCoy one ups Osi Umenyiora Again

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Michael Vick Says Andy Reid Won’t Get Fired on His Watch

That is a nice thing to say, but the reality of the situation is if the Eagles aren’t Championship contenders this year, they both will be gone. Won’t be anything to watch since they will both be fishing with Donovan McNabb. Asked by ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio about talk that Reid is on the hot seat entering the season, and may lose his job if the Eagles miss the playoffs...
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