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MATT BARKLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tim Tebow might beat out Matt Barkley for Eagles third quarterback spot

The Philadelphia Eagles’ backfield has a whole lot of battles going on right now after all that roster turnover this spring. One of the more interesting ones is the battle between Tim Tebow and Matt Barkley for the Eagles’ third quarterback spot behind Mark Sanchez and Sam Bradford. As of right now, it sounds like Tebow has a leg up. Barkley has been typical so far this offseason...
Via cover32
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles insider: Tebow 'has a ways to go' after Tuesday OTA

Tim Tebow's Tuesday practice for Philadelphia didn't go well according to one Eagles insider.
Via Gamedayr
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Barkley on Tebow: He's not taking my reps on the field

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Matt Barkley isn’t holding back when it comes to speaking out about the competition for the team’s No. 3 quarterback position. Barkley, a fourth-round pick back in 2013, isn’t too keen on the idea that Tim Tebow might have the upper-hand in the quarterback competition: “He’s not taking my reps on the field,” Barkley said following Thursday’s...
Via Sportsnaut
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles reportedly trying to trade Matt Barkley, may sign Tim Tebow

The Philadelphia Eagles are trying to trade Matt Barkley according to a report, and that might be part of a larger plan to make room for Tim Tebow. NBC Washington’s Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Eagles are 80 percent likely to sign Tebow if they are able to find a taker for Barkley, whom...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Matt Barkley the key to Tim Tebow joining the Eagles?

Sometimes the headline just writes itself. Shortly after the world found out that Tim Tebow was visiting with the Philadelphia Eagles, it nearly stopped spinning on its axis. Luckily for the cosmos, Tebow left Philadelphia without a contract. However, Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole is now indicating that Philadelphia will look at Tebow should Chip Kelly and company find a trade...
Via Sportsnaut
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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
September 05, 2014  |  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
August 30, 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 in front of the intended...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley went on Reddit to take issue with a column

In this Philadelphia Eagles notebook by Jimmy Kempski, Kempski notes first note is about Barkley’s arm strength (or lack thereof). Kempski is vicious towards Barkley based on one throw in practice, and no matter how true his comments may have been, they seemed a little harsh. One of the people that took issue Kempski’s column was…Matt Barkley himself. A user posted a link to...
Via Awful Announcing
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 to...
Via FatManWriting
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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