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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Evan Mathis got released by the Eagles because Chip Kelly didn't want to give the two-time Pro Bowl guard a raise. Kurt Coleman got dumped by Kelly a year earlier. Things turned out super for both guys. Mathis is blocking for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Coleman led Carolina with seven interceptions and picked two more passes in the NFC championship...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Mathis has no regrets on how things went down with the Philadelphia Eagles

Before the season began, the Philadelphia Eagles and offensive guard Evan Mathis were at odds over his contract. To make a long story short, head coach Chip Kelly released Mathis adding to the many mistakes the former Eagles coach made during his tenure. Now Mathis will be playing in the Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos, but many still wondered how he felt about the situation in...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three free agent targets for the Seahawks

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Seahawks have built their perpetual Super Bowl contender mostly through late...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Mathis is Twitter’s version of Beetlejuice

If there’s one professional athlete you absolutely need to be following on Twitter, it’s Evan Mathis. The Denver Broncos’ All-Pro guard goes against all conventional wisdom when it comes to how athletes, or any “celebrity” for that matter, interact on social media. Instead of lying low, staying out of his mentions and only posting safe, politically-correct opinions on his...
Via Mile High Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Mathis May Have Hinted Toward Signing With Seattle Seahawks

Evan Mathis has been one of the most sought-after free agents in the NFL ever since the Philadelphia Eagles let him go to save money. Mathis offers veteran leadership and the ability to help change the course of an offensive line — something plenty of teams are in need of right now. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the latest team to join the market for an offensive lineman now that...
Via Gamedayr
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mathis would solve Broncos’ biggest unknown

J.D. and The Pro, as heard on The Press Box Insider on Mile High Sports AM 1340, think this could be one of the best Broncos teams in history, if they address the weaknesses at nose tackle and, most importantly, offensive line. The Pro says the o-line can be sufficient if it plays as a unit, but J.D. says the team should go after free agent guard Evan Mathis, who met with Seattle...
Via Mile High Sports
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Mathis savages report of contract offer from Chiefs, visits Seahawks today

Last night on twitter Benjamin Allbright reported that free agent guard Evan Mathis was offered a massive deal by the Kansas City Chiefs, who happened to be beating the Seattle Seahawks at the time: #Chiefs "definitely in play" for Evan Mathis. Offer qppears to be multi-year deal, bulk guaranteed (ballpark of $20 mil). — Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL) August 22, 2015 Allbright...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Eagles released Mathis to honor agent's request

By Jason Rowan The Philadelphia Eagles released talented but unhappy guard Evan Mathis last week in a surprising roster move, even in light of the fact that the player and the team have been embroiled in a contract dispute that spread over the past two offseasons. Eagles head coach Chip Kelly on Tuesday insisted the team’s decision to cut ties with the player was done to comply...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Evan Mathis could wind up with the Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have made upgrading their offensive line a priority in 2015. Thanks to that mad man over in Philadelphia, one of the best in the league just hit the market. Yesterday the Philadelphia Eagles released Pro-Bowler left guard Evan Mathis. Mathis had been refusing to show up for OTAs over a contract dispute. Now fans of teams all over the league are eager to see...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles release Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis

The strained relationship between the Philadelphia Eagles and Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis has reportedly come to an abrupt end. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Philadelphia has released the 10-year veteran . Eagles released Evan Mathis, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 11, 2015   Over the course of the past couple seasons, it became apparent that Mathis...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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