Found November 07, 2013 on Eagles Eye:
I thought Rob Edwards of the South Jersey Times had a nice take on the progress of Eagles rookie offensive lineman Lane Johnson earlier today. Lane Johnson has been doing a better job of not standing out lately. "After costly mistakes during the first few weeks of the season — giving up multiple sacks in a September loss to Kansas City and nullifying a DeSean Jackson TD with an illegal formation penalty against San Diego — Johnson has settled in nicely on the Philadelphia Eagles front line." Chip Kelly agrees with Rob Edwards' take... “I think Lane has really come along,” Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said. “He probably played his best game to date against Oakland, and I think with all rookies, it’s the experience factor. The one thing I’ve said about Lane before is he very rarely makes the same mistakes twice, and that’s the mark of a really good football player.” Offensive line play doesn’t attract the casual observer, but production generated from...

Play Calling Shows Eagles Coach Chip Kelly Adapting to NFL Philosophy

“Adaptability” was one of the catch-phrases used to describe Chip Kelly after he was hired as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.  In essence, it meant that he had the ability to adapt his scheme to best fit the personnel running his offense. Over the course of his first eight games, we’ve seen Kelly roll out several different formations.  We’ve seen the unbalanced...

Few Surprises On Eagles Wednesday Injury Report

Michael Vick continues to be limited at Eagles practice as he recovers from a hamstring pull. Almost as expected, Michael Vick was limited in practice on Wednesday.  Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was coy as ever Wednesday when it comes to naming his starting quarterback for Sunday's matchup on the not so frozen tundra of Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers...

LeSean McCoy Due For a Breakout Game vs. Packers

  LeSean McCoy is hands down one of the most electrifying running backs in the NFL today and in Philadelphia Eagles history. He has an instinctual knack at finding the open holes and a cunning ability to change his course in the blink of an eye, making him very dangerous […]The post LeSean McCoy Due For a Breakout Game vs. Packers appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Rookie LT Lane Johnson is improving steadily on the offensive line: 'sometimes you have bad games, but it's just how you recover from it'

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly said on Wednesday about rookie LT Lane Johnson's progress and he replied: "A great group of older guys to learn from, they've really kind of taken him under their wings and kind of fostered that," via Les Bowen of Johnson added along with working a good group, it has bee fun hanging with a 'bunch of goofballs.'

Fantasy football: Best performances of the year

  This past Sunday, nick Foles threw for seven touchdowns, an impressive fantasy football day to say the least. In most leagues he was a free agent, so few took advantage of his great day. Foles had a total of 406 passing yards and went 22-of-28. Pulled in the fourth quarter, he still managed to put up 45 fantasy points. With that being said let’s look at the top fantasy performances...

WHAT IF: The Philadelphia Eagles Never Signed Michael Vick?

In the second edition of "What If?" we'll be taking a look at what the Philadelphia Eagles, and the league for that matter, could have looked like had they not signed Michael Vick.First, as always, let me take you back. It's 2009, and the Eagles are coming off their latest NFC Championship loss, but the future seems bright. In reality, Andy Reid signed Michael...

Eagles fan has quite the Rocky tattoo (Photo)

Looks like this guy has a Rocky timeline on his back. [ Deadspin ] Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Eagles fan has quite the Rocky tattoo (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Friday Twitter Mailbag: Secret To Defense's Turnaround

The Eagles Defense has had a resurgance in recent weeks thanks in large part to defensive coordinator Bill Davis' scheme taking root. Each Friday morning we will select some of the top questions we receive on Twitter and give them the kind of insight and analysis that can't fit within 140 characters. To have your question asked simply tweet it to @MattLombardo975 or@EagledelphiaPA and...

Nick Foles Gets Jersey Hung in Hall of Fame Next to Peyton Manning’s After Throwing Seven Touchdowns

Peyton Manning is playing over his head this year, which is saying something, but even his crazy numbers aren’t enough to separate himself from the likes of Nick Foles in the Hall of Fame race. That’s right — Manning and Foles now share a memorabilia display case in Canton that commemorates Manning’s otherworldly Week 1 performance against the Ravens, when he popped the bottle...

Nick Foles' success is pushing Michael Vick out of Philadelphia

Nick Foles is off to an unbelievably quick start as the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback. After watching the Eagles in preseason play, it’s hard to believe the same Nick Foles that looked completely out of his depth when compared to Michael Vick has now staked a claim on Vick’s job. Statistics don’t often tell the whole story, and Nick Foles’ case is no different...

ESPN Vote: Eagles Have Best Chance of Sub-.500 Teams to Make Playoffs

According to a fan-vote conducted by ESPN, NFL fans believe that the Eagles have the best chance of all teams with a sub-.500 record to righten the ship and make it into postseason play. Here are the results of the Top 4 teams: Eagles — 37% Redskins — 25% Ravens — 24% Browns — 14% The top 2 teams coming from the NFC East is no surprise — it’s easily the worst and most...

Philadelphia Eagles: Foles’ Record Setting Day Lifts the Eagles Over the Raiders in Oakland

Nick Foles rocks Oakland as he shreds the Raiders for seven touchdown passes and 406 yards in the Eagles 49-20 victory on Sunday.  Just how good was the second year quarterback for Philly?   Well, for starters, he threw more touchdowns than incompletions (as he was 22/28 passing the ball).  He took only one sack and just about every one of his passes were on target.  Three of...

Will The Real Nick Foles Please Stand Up

Photo courtesy By now I am sure you have heard about Nick Foles huge record tying day on Sunday.  Foles had seven touchdown passes for the Philadelphia Eagles against the Oakland Raiders.  This was Foles first game back after suffering a head injury against Dallas a couple of weeks ago.  There were some funny internet jokes about him being concussed and waking up thinking...

Podcast Ep 10: Nick Foles’ Big Day

On this edition of the Eagles Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal recap the Philadelphia Eagles win over the Oakland Raiders, Nick Foles’ record performance, and look ahead at the matchup against the Green Bay Packers. Note that this was recorded on Sunday night, before Aaron Rodgers’ injury. Eagles Faithful Podcast Episode 10: Nick Foles’ Big Day You can listen to the episode...

Friday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Friday’s  quick hits: 1.Despite the circumstances, Chip Kelly refuses to admit his starting quarterback for Sunday’s game.  2. The Eagles had a couple of bad drafts, but their past two have given the Eagles...
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