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Driving home from work this past evening I was mesmerized by a radio rant from Qadry Ismail, "The Missile" from Brizer's hometown of Wilkes-Barre...
Ismail said basically that the difference between making a 53-man roster in the NFL or not is BRAINS...
Paraphrasing, Qadry's rant went like this: "You get to the level of rookie minicamp, and then full-team OTA's, you discover that 80 or 90 guys have essentially the same physical talents... Now they hand you a playbook (or an iPad) with over a thousand different combinations of plays and maybe 55 different keys to each play you've got to memorize...I tell you, man, it is intimidating..."
NFL players are often cited as impressive physical specimens, but it's not their tree trunk-like legs or bulging biceps that are most impressive. It's their brains. That much is made clear by learning about the most mundane of tasks required of every NFL player: memorizing the pla...
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It’s no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive line was decimated by injuries in the 2012 season. Could those woes be spreading into the 2013 season already?
Not so fast. Guard Evan Mathis confirmed that he has undergone an ankle “cleanout” (I believe that is the technical term) that will keep him out of spring workouts. However, he expects to be ready to go in time...
USC coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the LA Times about his former quarterback Matt Barkley and his new employer the Philadelphia Eagles.
Kiffin indicated that Eagles coach Chip Kelly had sent scouts to the USC campus to check out Barkley and it was no smokescreen as soon proved by Barkley being drafted by the Eagles in the NFL Draft.
Kiffin also feels it’s a good fit for both...
Former Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick, running back Felix Jones has a second team interested in his services.
Jones visited the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, according to Chris Wessling of NFL.com.
Jones never lived up to his 1st status, but is an effective back when not used as lead back.
Jones is exceptionally explosive on screens and is very good in the passing...
After the Eagles selected offensive lineman Danny Watkins in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft, it looks like there’s a chance he could end up in the CFL with the BC Lions.
2012 first rounder OL Kirby Fabien could arrive this season, while somewhere well down the road, current Philadelphia Eagles OL Danny Watkins could also wind up with the Leos.
Watkins will have to fight...
According to CSNPhilly.com, Eagles left guard Evan Mathis will miss OTA’s and possibly all of their mini camps, after undergoing ankle surgery. Eagles left guard Evan Mathis will miss the upcoming OTAs and possibly the rest of the summer minicamps after undergoing a minor surgical procedure on his ankle, two league sources said. The sources said Mathis is expected to be 100 percent...
Matt Barkley took a risk his returning his senior year, if he had chosen to come out of USC as a junior he would have been in the Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin III conversation.
The Philadelphia Eagles may have gotten the best draft day steal of any team. Barkley is a natural leader, while most players would have left after his school was hit by NCAA penalties; He stayed and led the...
Instead of packing up a bunch of stuff related to his extended stint as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles into a U-Haul for the long trip from Philly to Kansas City, where Andy Reid took a job as the Chiefs head coach after his dismissal from the Eagles, he and his wife are holding a “Moving Sale” and there are sure to be some items that will interest many Eagles diehards...
The Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive lineman Danny
Watkins in the first round two years ago. Now, after taking another offensive lineman
with their first pick, the Eagles’ are getting crowded up front. This means
that Watkins could become a roster casualty, according to Vaughn Johnson of The
Lane Johnson – recently selected by the Eagles with the...
Vaughn Johnson of Philadelphia Inquirer writes that Eagles G Danny Watkins could end up being released at some point in the coming months now that their offensive line offers a good amount of depth.
The Eagles drafted Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson at No. 4 overall, which basically guarantees him a starting job this season. Johnson expects Jason Peters to return and reclaim the starting...
Yesterday it appeared that the Philadelphia Eagles would potentially be parting ways with former first-overall pick Danny Watkins. Now,
it appears Watkins may have a new opportunity following injury news on another
Eagles guard Evan Mathis will miss the team’s upcoming OTAs
and possibly all of the summer minicamps after undergoing a minor surgical
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Philadelphia Eagles brought in former Cowboys RB Felix Jones for a workout on Tuesday.
Jones, a former first-round pick, has found almost no interest on the open market this offseason. He did visit with the Bengals back in April, but they chose to draft Giovanni Bernard out of North Carolina in the second-round of the recent draft.
Despite Michael Vick’s dog-fighting charades being nearly six years old now, animal cruelty is still alive and kicking in Atlanta. On Sunday during Bark in the Park Day at Turner Field, Betty Braves Fan thought it would be a great idea to dress up her poor pup as a hot dog and take him to the game. As if that wasn’t embarrassing enough for the little guy, she took a picture...
The former Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick finally has a second suitor. Jones worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, a source informed of the visit told NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the workout. Jones showed his usual flashes of playmaking ability last season, but his effectiveness waned when [...]
A few weeks ago, quarterback Kyle Allen of Scottsdale (Desert Mountain), Ariz., and his family traveled to Stillwater to tour the Boone Pickens Stadium facilities, meet with head coach Mike Gundy and offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich. Allen was in Chicago this weekend to further enhance his résumé and recruiting portfolio with a ticket given to him by Elite 11 master coach Trent Dilfer.