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Chip Kelly Press Conference: Barkley and Tebow competing for roster spot, other players on the bubble

  View image | The Philadelphia Eagles practiced at the NovaCare Complex today in preparation for week four of the preseason against the New York Jets. Prior to practice, head coach Chip Kelly addressed the media.  The last game of the preseason this Thursday night will be critical for players that are fighting for a spot on the Eagles roster.  Kelly confirmed...
Via Eagledelphia
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets should consider acquiring QB Matt Barkley

The New York Jets are without question one of the teams in need of an upgrade at the quarterback position. Geno Smith is out for the foreseeable future due to a broken jaw, and Ryan Fitzpatrick simply isn’t going to get the job done. Bryce petty is a solid player, but he isn’t ready to step onto an NFL field as a starting quarterback yet. Making a trade to acquire another quarterback...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles still aggressively trying to trade QB Matt Barkley

Matt Barkley showed quite a bit of improvement for the Eagles throughout the first two preseason games that he has played, but Chip Kelly may not decide to keep him around. According to a report from Dianna Marie Russini, the Eagles are still looking to trade the second-year quarterback out of USC. Look for the Eagles to be showing off QB Matt Barkley. Eagles sources tell me Barkley...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles showcasing Matt Barkley for a trade?

The Philadelphia Eagles might be looking for a trade partner to move Matt Barkley. According to a report by ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini, the Eagles may be showing off the second-year quarterback for this very reason. Look for the Eagles to be showing off QB Matt Barkley. Eagles sources tell me Barkley can be had for the right deal. So its showcase time! — Dianna Marie...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Tebow in good shape to earn roster spot

    It may be Tebow Time in Philadelphia after all. ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini reports that Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is “excited” by Tebow. She also indicates that the quarterback is in good shape to earn a spot on the team. Source says Chip Kelly is increasingly excited by Tim Tebow. If Tebow doesn't make major errors, he will earn spot on team. #eagles ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget Tebowmania: Matt Barkley makes a statement

There has perhaps never been a more discussed nor more interesting third-string quarterback competition in NFL history than the one taking place for the Philadelphia Eagles this preseason. That’s what happens when a once-heralded recruit out of high school, considered the best at his position in his class, is trying to resurrect his professional football career after seeing his...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley Not Ready To Concede Job To Tim Tebow Just Yet

The Philadelphia Eagles have had many of the great stories this offseason. One of them was the unexpected signing of the most popular back-up quarterback ever, Tim Tebow. Rumor has it that his throwing motion has greatly improved, and that the team is trying to trade Matt Barkley in order to free up a roster spot for him.These rumors can't make Barkley happy. When Tebow was signed...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow is last on four-man QB depth chart

By Eddy Almaguer Pre-season depth charts make for a lot of fun speculation, and on Friday the Philadelphia Eagles revealed in their media guide that quarterback Tim Tebow is fourth in a four-man depth chart. Could it be that Tebow really hasn’t impressed and is really behind Matt Barkley? Or could it be a bit of a ploy to spark the latter’s trade value? At this point, it’s...
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  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 to...
Via FatManWriting
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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