Eagles need duo behind McCoy to step up in 2014

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy had a fantastic year in 2013. He’s in the prime of his career, and it’s hard to argue that he isn’t the best running back in the game. But what about the two guys behind him on the roster? Chris Polk and Bryce Brown are obviously working with limited carries behind McCoy. But in today’s NFL, injuries can happen at the drop of...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be LeSean McCoy's Primary Backup?

Chirs Polk and Bryce Brown are in for a long battle to see who will backup All-Pro LeSean McCoy (Image Courtesy of Chris Polk and Bryce Brown are in for an interesting offseason. The need to give star running back LeSean McCoy more rest is imperative.  McCoy was not just the NFL’s leading rusher, but he also led the league in attempts with 314, while playing 890 snaps...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Starts Early For Chris Polk

Chris Polk’s offseason has already begun. The second-year running back recently underwent surgery on his shoulder. The injury, which occurred during week six against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, held the back out of action for their week seven tilt against the Dallas Cowboys. With his most recent shoulder surgery now in the past, Polk can now focus on rehabbing and battling Bryce...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Polk has successful surgery

Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk has successful surgery this week on his injured shoulder, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan: #Eagles RB Chris Polk had shoulder surgery earlier this week, per source. Stems from injury during Week 6 game at #Buccaneers. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 23, 2014 Polk injured the shoulder earlier in the year, and battled the...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Polk already has 2 TDs for Philly - on 9 carries

Chris Polk heard of the player, he just didn't know about the stat. When the Philadelphia Eagles second-year running back scored on a 38-yard touchdown run in a 34-20 win over the Detroit Lions last Sunday, it was his second touchdown on his ninth career carry. The last Eagles running back to score twice that quickly was Charlie Garner, who scored two touchdowns on his first...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Faulty Friday Photoshop: Chris Polka

Eagles running back Chris Polk finally saw some action on Sunday, rushing 4 times for 50 yards in the team’s win over the Detroit Lions. His name also sounds like Polka, so, uhhh, Chris Polka. And who is that playing with Polk? Why, it’s none other than EF Managing Editor Hal Greenblatt! The post Faulty Friday Photoshop: Chris Polka appeared first on Eagles Faithful.
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles activate running back from practice squad, and cut former draft pick Jordan Poyer

With Chris Polk injured, the Philadelphia Eagles promoted practice squad running back Matthew Tucker. Tucker, an undrafted rookie free agent out of TCU, impressed the Eagles enough in training camp and preseason to earn a job on the team’s practice squad. Tucker will fill Polk’s role for now by mostly contributing on special teams. To […]
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown, Polk provide Eagles strong backfield depth

PHILADELPHIA - With the additions of rookies Bryce Brown and Chris Polk, the Eagles have their deepest running back corps in several years. Brown, a seventh-round pick who only played nine college games, and Polk, an undrafted free agent, both made the Eagles' season-opening 53-man roster, joining All-Pro LeSean McCoy and backup Dion Lewis. The Eagles usually only keep three...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Polk Makes the Eagles Roster, Willing to Do Whatever It Takes to Contribute

Four months ago, Chris Polk was believed to be one of the top running backs in the 2012 NFL draft coming out of the University of Washington. By the end of day three of the draft, however, Polk found himself unselected and with an uncertain future standing before him. Photo Credit: Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE Polk spent this summer trying to prove to the Philadelphia Eagles—who...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Short Film Chronicles Part of Eagles RB Chris Polk’s Path to the NFL

While the sport of football is itself great, it’s the stories of the men who play the game that intensify our connection to the game. “Before the Beginning with Chris Polk” is a 20-minute film from Athlete Interactive that chronicles the University of Washington running back’s preparation for the Combine, both physically and emotionally. Another short film should be made...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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