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Trey Burton turning heads at tight end position

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Trey Burton an undrafted free agent in 2014, was expected to fill the same role James Casey filled last season, but he's showing more than being a core special teams player. The Eagles see Burton as a long-term solution as the No. 2 behind Zach Ertz. "I think he's ready to make a jump and help the team, not just on special teams, but as an offensive...
Via 60 Max Power O
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Tebow getting biggest chance with Eagles in last exhibition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tim Tebow is getting his last chance this offseason to prove he should stay with the Eagles as their third-string quarterback. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner is expected to see a lot of playing time in Philadelphia's final exhibition game on Thursday against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. ''It's been an awesome journey,'' Tebow said after Monday's practice...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly praises Tim Tebow: ‘He’s had a good camp’

Tim Tebow has made a good impression on Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly this summer. With just one preseason game left, it appears the most popular backup quarterback in the league has a legitimate shot to remain on the team’s final roster heading into the 2015 NFL season. Kelly spoke about Tebow on Monday, specifically pointing out his improved throwing motion and...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles release 12 players

The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that 12 players have been released. The players are: Cornerback Marc Anthony, Safety Brandan Bishop Center Mike Coccia Offensive lineman Kevin Graf Offensive lineman Jared Wheeler Defensive end Alfy Hill Defensive end Jeremy Towns Wide receiver G.J. Kinne Wide receiver  Mike Johnson Wide receiver Josh Reese...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly was Mic'd Up for Practice

Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly was miked up for practice recently. [Kyle Scott]Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Preseason Dominance Inspires Cautious Optimism

Photo via csnphilly.com The Eagles have steamrolled over their first 3 preseason opponents by outscoring them a total of 115 – 53.  There have been big plays from the offense, defense and special teams.  They look like a team with years of cohesion rather than one that projects 9 new starting players and several different backups and role players. How can you not be excited...
Via Eagles Addict
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Sam Bradford’s perfect game in under one minute

Sam Bradford showed everyone why Eagles head coach Chip Kelly traded for him in the offseason on Saturday night. He was a perfect 10-for-10 passing with 121 yards and three touchdowns, all in just one quarter of play against the Green Bay Packers first team defense. Anthony DiBona (@Anthony_DiBona) from InsidetheIggles.com uploaded a video of each of Bradford’s ten passes. Here’s...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles DB Walter Thurmond Shows Deion Sanders Some Love During Interception Return For A Touchdown

Last season the Philadelphia Eagles set a new standard for scoring on defense and off of special teams. So far, from what fans have seen during the preseason there is no reason to believe this season is going to be any different. Saturday night against the Green Bay Packers they failed to return a punt for a touchdown for the first time during the preseason, but they did get an interception...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cuts begin for Eagles, 6 players released

  The Eagles have until Tuesday to trim the roster from 90 to 75. The first round of cuts has begun as six players were released from the roster. Mike Coccia, Jared Wheeler, Alfy Hill, Mike Johnson, Jeremy Towns and Kevin Graf were cut by the team, bringing the roster to 84, according to NJ.com's Matt Lombardo. Towns had been signed last week after a waiver claim. Graf was on...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: We can always continue to improve

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly isn't about to start showering his team with praise, but their performance this preseason has been downright dominant. After a 39-26 victory against the Packers in their first preseason away game, Kelly set the tone going forward. “We got a couple of things on tape and we can take a look at them. I don’t know what the breakdown was on...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Eagles starters complete solid preseason

  If the third game of the preseason is the final test for many of the Eagles starters, then they passed with flying colors. It started with Sam Bradford, but realistically, it was an offensive juggernaut that looks ready to tackle the regular season. Bradford's early success set the tone for a huge first half for the Eagles, who rolled to a 39-26 win over the Packers. Bradford...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Philadelphia Eagles questions that could be answered against the Green Bay Packers

The Philadelphia Eagles will be squaring off against the Green Bay Packers Saturday night at Lambeau Field. The last time the Eagles played the Packers they left cold and defeated after a 53-20 beating that was even worse than the score indicated. Now, nine months later, the Eagles will be rehearsing for the 2015 season against the Packers. Green Bay will be holding out 2014 MVP...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles quarterbacks have high praise for wide receiver Jordan Matthews

One of the Philadelphia Eagles with the highest expectations in 2015 is second-year receiver Jordan Matthews. Matthews had a good rookie year in which he caught 67 passes for 872 yards and eight touchdowns. Matthews began the year as the third receiver, behind Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper, in the slot. In 2015, it seems as though he will remain in the slot but is undoubtedly the...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly reveals thought process behind Bradford trade

Nick Saban’s attempted leap from college to the NFL was largely unsuccessfully because of a move the Miami Dolphins didn’t make, and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly didn’t want to follow the same path. Back in 2006, the Dolphins had a chance to sign Drew Brees, who had recently undergone shoulder surgery, but team doctors suggested Miami pass on the quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: A different side of Chip

Josh Huff returned to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday after being afforded a leave of absence by head coach Chip Kelly to mourn his Godbrother’s death, 22-year old Anthony Wayne II. Huff, like Wayne, grew up in Houston, Texas and had a rough upbringing that included his mother swinging a 2×4 at his head on his 18th birthday. Huff was desolate in interviews Thursday, but noted...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh upset over Eagles questioning Suggs' character

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh took extreme issue with members of the Philadelphia Eagles calling into question the character of Terrell Suggs, calling the linebacker a dirty player because of his hit on Sam Bradford during Saturday night’s preseason game. “When you start popping off about somebody’s character, you cross the line,” Harbaugh said Monday, via...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper get flashback to Florida days

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper are together again. The quarterback and wide receiver — who were once roommates during their playing days at the University of Florida — are now teammates with the Philadelphia Eagles. As it turns out, the two players are able to get up close and personal for yet another step in their careers. On Monday, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer shared...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Keeping Kenjon Barner as a 4th RB is a tough decision for Eagles…

Kenjon Barner, RB, age 25, 5-9, 195, 6th round pick out of Oregon by Carolina in 2013. It’s great to see a young tailback actually making splash plays as a punt returner in preseason, to the point where he’s seriously in the conversation for being kept on the final roster as a 4th RB. Kenjon Barner is doing just that. “He’s making a huge case,” coach Chip Kelly said after...
Via Eagles Eye
6 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
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Terrell Suggs criticized for low hit on Sam Bradford

    Terrell Suggs is being criticized for tackling Sam Bradford on his lower body on Saturday. Suggs’ Ravens faced Bradford’s Eagles in a preseason game, and Suggs came in hard off the edge during the play in question. Bradford handed the ball off inside, but Suggs, who was coming hard, tackled the quarterback and hit him low. The timing and placement of the hit led to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka on Tim Tebow: ‘Good for football, good for our country’

Mike Ditka was overly effusive with his praise of Tim Tebow and said the Philadelphia Eagles would be making a huge mistake not keeping him on the roster. With Tebow currently embroiled in a training camp battle with Matt Barkley for the team’s third-string quarterback spot. If it were up to Ditka, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly would have already penciled him in and Tebow’s spot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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
11 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow rushes for touchdown in Eagles debut

Welcome back, Tim Tebow. Football has missed you.  The former Florida Gator has returned to the NFL as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tebow is currently playing a preseason game against the Colts. He scored a touchdown on a seven-yard scramble.  Tebow is playing fairly well, throwing for 69 yards and completing 6 of 12 passes.
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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