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This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here.
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Who is the biggest bird in Philadelphia Eagles history?
The franchise has been around since the early 1930’s, with the remnants of the old Frankfurt Yellow Jackets being bought out of bankruptcy. Since the Frankfurt club suspended operations, their records are not included in those of the Eagles.
The team was horrible throughout the 1930s and early 40s, had some glory just after World War II, struggled again for most of the 1950s, but then won the 1960 NFL Championship and contended again the following year.
From 1962 through 197...
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It’s going to be fun in Philadelphia for the 2013 season, coach Chip Kelly has his own way of explaining what he wants on defense, and it’s basic straight to the point. Kelly, ever the sophisticated offensive mind has a brutally simple philosophy on defense. There is two ways to go when building a defense, small based on speed or big dependent on strength. Kelly is prescribing...
There have been some rumors buzzing around that the Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade wide receiver Jeremy Maclin.
According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, the Eagles aren’t looking to trade Maclin.
There’s some buzz out there that #Eagles are shopping Jeremy Maclin, some of it created by Colts owner Jim Irsay. It’s not true, I’m told.
— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN...
Philadelphia…beautiful place, but possible Super Bowl host?
The NFL Owners Meetings are currently under way outside of Phoenix and a wide range of league-related concerns will be discussed. Philadelphia Eagles’ Jeffrey Lurie discussed a more specific matter on Monday: the possibility of his city serving one day as host to the biggest sporting event of the year.
Should the New...
There has been speculation that the Philadelphia Eagles are attempting
to trade Jeremy Maclin, but Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly reports the team isn’t
actively shopping the wide receiver.
Despite the fact that Maclin is entering the final year of
his rookie contract, a team source told Mosher that the Eagles intend to hang
on to the fifth-year pro.
Philadelphia made Maclin...
NewsTags: Chip KellyPhiladelphia EaglesFor about a decade and a half, former Eagles head coach Andy Reid built the Birds with the thought that he wanted to assemble an undersized, fast and quick football team.
Yesterday new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly made it clear that he doesn’t want to go that route and I think that’s a...
Chiefs new head coach Andy Reid mentioned on Tuesday that they’ve been in contract with a few teams regarding their No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming draft.
“They’re been a couple of teams that have talked to us,” said Reid, via USA Today. ”We’re going to keep all the options open.”
Reid added that they’re currently considering ”about eight to 10 guys” if they...
I wanted this piece to be a history of the best tradebacks in Eagles draft lore. Trading back is when you deal an earlier pick to another team for two or more of their later picks...or some other valuable consideration.
It seems to me the way to go if you want the most bang for your draft buck.
We’re one week into free agency, and while many of the top players like Mike Wallace, Aqib Talib and Paul Kruger are off the market, there are still plenty of top players out there who could pay immediate dividends for their new team.
The market for cornerbacks has been brutal. That may be why players like Brent Grimes, Nnamdi Asomugha and Antoine Winfield are fighting for the...