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MATT BARKLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Texans reportedly tried to trade for Eagles backup Matt Barkley

Lance Zierlein of the TheSidelineView, citing two sources, reports that the Houston Texans actually targeted Eagles backup QB Matt Barkley before they traded for Ryan Mallett.  Jimmy Kempski reported last week that the Eagles are open to trading Barkley and “not just in that “open to trading anyone for right offer” way.” The Eagles used a fourth-round pick on Barkley...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Philadelphia Eagles Final 53 Man Roster and Practice Squad

The Philadelphia Eagles 53 man roster and 10 man practice squad is finally set. They didn’t make any changed once they finished their final cuts on Saturday, which is a little surprising, but they did take about two days to finalize their practice squad. They did reportedly shop Matt Barkley and Damaris Johnson, but it’s […] The post Analyzing the Philadelphia Eagles Final...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles open to trading for Matt Barkley and anyone else for the right price

According to Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com,  the Eagles are open to trading Matt Barkley and any other player for the right price. Hearing from multiple sources that Eagles are open to trading Matt Barkley, & not just in that "open to trading anyone for right offer" way. — Jimmy Kempski (@JimmyKempski) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles Open To Trading QB Matt Barkley

  Jimmy Kempski, citing multiple sources, is reporting that the Eagles are open to trading backup QB Matt Barkley and “not just in that “open to trading anyone for right offer” way.” The Eagles used a fourth-round pick on Barkley last year after he wound up going much later than some draft experts expected him to. Since entering the NFL, Barkley hasn’t done much to convince skepti...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley solidifies himself as the third quarterback

If there were any doubts about Matt Barkley making the Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster, he silenced his critics on Thursday night. Barkley, the product out of USC, played very well against the New York Jets. It was his best performance of the preseason as he put to rest any conversation about a competition between him and G.J. Kinne. Last night, Barkley threw for 253 yards, one...
Via Total Sports Live
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles close preseason with victory over Jets

Thursday night's preseason finale for the Eagles didn't feature any starters. That was known well before kickoff. But the depth of the Eagles potential roster showed in the final audition. Headed by Matt Barkley starting at quarterback and powered by players on the lower end of the depth chart, the Eagles cruised to a 37-7 victory over the New York Jets in Week 4 of the preseason...
Via Eagledelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley is back…and he will start for someone (maybe not the Eagles) in 2015…

Matt Barkley’s surgically repaired throwing shoulder is finally completely healed… The result is Matt is showing the dart-throwing expertise again which made him a top QB draft prospect to begin with… It finally comes full circle— Matt was basically on a “pitch count”, to borrow a baseball term applied to pitchers, after the 2013 surgery to his right shoulder. It’s...
Via Eagles Eye
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley went “ham” on Philly writer after he talked trash on Reddit

Matt Barkley was pissed when he logged on to Reddit.com to personally respond to a thread titled, “Barkley’s arm strength a concern” to say that his arm strength is no concern at all. Barkley went all in on Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, who wrote that Barkley may “struggle to stay in the league” if he […] The post Matt Barkley went “ham” on Philly writer after he...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley responds on Reddit to reporter’s criticism

From the moment he entered the NFL, Matt Barkley has been knocked for his arm strength -- or lack thereof. The most recent criticism came via Philly.com reporter Jimmy Kempski, who wrote on Wednesday that Barkley's arm strength is "a major concern" after he tossed an interception in practice. "It had far too much air under it, and Curtis Marsh was able to jump...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley calls out reporter who questions his arm strength

Part of being a professional athlete is having to listen to people that have never picked up a football/basketball/hockey stick/etc. criticize their talent. They don't have to like it, but they do have to accept that it is going to happen. What they do when it does is up to them.Some just ignore it; others lash back. On occasion they do like Matt Barkley and invite the writer...
Via FatManWriting
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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