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Thursday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles 4 downs: Darren Sproles opens up about DrewBrees, facing ... PHILADELPHIA -- Darren Sproles effectively ended the Eagles' 2013 season with a 39-yard kickoff return that set up  Brees and New Orleans ... Eagles Analysis: Criticizing Chip Kelly and the sporadic offense The Philadelphia Eagles offense has been an enigma. Chip Kelly's once high ... Chip Kelly is the...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brief And Obvious Points About Chip Kelly Thinking His Team Could Be 3-1

You hit two kicks and we are sitting here 3-1 and everybody's happy. - Chip Kelly, seriously, no, not making this up, on 10/6/15 Hoo boy. Well, before we get into the bedrock insanity that's far more disturbing than the gist of this throwaway lie, a few points of order. If Cody Parkey hits the field goal in Atlanta -- oh, and Parkey was hurt during preseason, and never right,...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Huddle: Offensive Line Hurting Eagles Most

  View image | Patrick Causey, on Twitter @InsdeTheHuddle There has been an avalanche of criticism coming at the Philadelphia Eagles since they started the season 1-3. It's like a powder keg exploded, and every person with an ax to grind is coming out of the wood works yelling "I told you so" with righteous indignation.  But a lot of that criticism has focused...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injuries making DC Billy Davis' job more difficult

Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis admitted that his unit is still trying to come together, but injuries are making the process even more difficult. Injuries to defensive end Brandon Bair, linebacker Mychal Kendricks and cornerback Byron Maxwell, who exited Sunday's game early and forced Davis to move his lineup around and change his game plan for the rest of the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford is who we thought he was

Sam Bradford has been “OK”. Despite being 1-3 at the first quarter point of the 2015 NFL season, the Philadelphia Eagles should take some solace in knowing they’ve lost their three games by 15 points combined. The Philadelphia faithful will not take too kindly to  this notion, but Bradford has shown flashes of why he was selected first overall  in the 2010 NFL Draft by the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Outstanding Player of the Game - Week 4: Sam Bradford

 Sam Bradford’s Stats:Passing Attempts/Percentage: 15/28; 53.4%Passing Yards: 270Passing Average: 12.1 yards/attemptPassing Touchdowns: 3Fantasy Scoring (NFL): 24.20 pointsThe Philadelphia Eagles offense is nowhere near to where it was a year ago and maybe head coach Chip Kelly is being blinded by his power.  Quarterback Sam Bradford aired it out against the Washington Redskins...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: ‘There’s not a bunch of O-linemen on the street’

The Philadelphia Eagles offensive line is a serious problem, but head coach Chip Kelly knows no suitable reinforcements are on the market. According to Reuben Frank of CSN Philly, Kelly said since no offensive linemen are readily available, the Eagles must stick with what they have. “At this point in time, you have to (go with who you have). There’s not a bunch of O-linemen...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did McConaughey speech inspire Redskins to beat Eagles?

Oscar-winning actor and longtime Washington Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey gave a motivational speech to his favorite NFL squad ahead of their game Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. The question is, what role did it play in inspiring the Redskins to a 23-20 victory? Head coach Jay Gruden was asked about McConaughey’s appearance at a charity event on Saturday and if he...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins got a pregame pep talk from...Matthew McConaughey?

Academy award winning actor Matthew McConaughey is apparently capable of providing inspiration to others off camera as well.McConaughey, an avid Washington Redskins fan, gave his team a pregame speech this past weekend before they went on to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles in thrilling fashion Sunday afternoon.In fact, the speech from McConaughey went over so well that Redskins head...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Kirk comes up clutch in 4th quarter against Eagles

The Redskins worked themselves back to .500 yesterday afternoon in dramatic fashion. The Redskins bumped there record to 2-2 with a game winning drive lead by Kirk Cousins. After dwindling a double digit lead out of halftime the Redskins relied on Alfred Morris and Kirk Cousins to beat the hated Philadelphia Eagles. The game winning drive doesn’t happen without the defensive line...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles C Jason Kelce: Offensive line is ‘a disgrace right now’

The Philadelphia Eagles are maybe the most disappointing team in the NFL right now, and a failing offense has everything to do with the team’s 1-3 record. Center Jason Kelce is embarrassed by the poor showing and knows the offensive line is a huge reason for it. The Eagles allowed Sam Bradford to be sacked five times in Week 4 and once again the running game never got on track...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles DE Fletcher Cox Yanks Redskins RB Matt Jones Down By His Dreads

If you have ever wondered why some guys in the NFL have long hair because it gives the opponent something to grab on to and sling you down you are not alone. Many fans wonder that every time they see that happen to a guy. Sunday during the Redskins-Eagles game it happened to Washington rookie running back Matt Jones.Fletcher Cox was trying to make a tackle so he grabbed what he could...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Week 4 Notes & Observations: Frustration

Ugh, this is getting really frustrating. Somehow, someway, the Philadelphia Eagles are finding different ways to lose every week. They fall now to 1-3 after a tough 23-20 loss today at Washington. Andy Reid never lost consecutive games in Washington. Chip Kelly now has. Notes & Observations below compiled from online sources: Reuben Frank, CSN Philly,, ESPN, and Bleeding...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray unhappy with role in Eagles' offense

After the Philadelphia Eagles suffered a last-second crushing 23-20 loss to the Washington Redskins, Eagles running back DeMarco Murray decided to be blunt about his role with his new team. Is DeMarco Murray getting enough touches? Murray: "No, I'm not. I don't think I am."…Said he knew what he signed up for, but expected more — Zach Berman (@ZBerm) October 4, 2015  ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from Eagles' loss in Washington

Cousins was clutch, throwing the game-winning touchdown pass against the Eagles Earlier today, the Philadelphia Eagles gave up a late touchdown pass to Washington Redskins’ receiver Pierre Garcon, propelling the Redskins to their second victory of the season. Kai Forbath’s extra point left an exclamation point on the Redskins 23-20 victory. Offensive line needs to vastly...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nelson Agholor makes incredible one-handed catch

Eagles rookie receiver Nelson Agholor made what is unquestionably the best catch of his young pro career on Sunday. The former USC man nonchalantly reached up for Sam Bradford’s deep pass and pulled it in with one hand, bringing it in and controlling it impressively. Agholor fumbled the ball away on the very next play,...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Eagles safeties are among the best in the league

There is no doubt that, through three games, the Eagles look to have found a very good duo of safeties in Malcolm Jenkins and Walter Thurmond. The Eagles gambled in the offseason when they signed Thurmond and decided to try him out at safety. The gamble has paid off big time and Walter Thurmond has become a ball-hawking safety who is tied for the league lead in interceptions. We...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Two girls every Philadelphia Eagles fan needs to see

It’s Friday and I think we all need a nice sendoff into this awesome weekend. And as we all know, if there’s one thing that beats a gorgeous woman, it’s a gorgeous woman in a Eagles jersey. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Four outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 4 Fantasy Sleepers: Five steals you need to pick up in daily fantasy for Week 4 First and 10: The NFL’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles have best run defense in the NFL

The 1-2 Philadelphia Eagles may be lagging in some areas, however the team currently has the best rush defense in the NFL, according to a report by Reuben Frank of Opposing teams are averaging only 3.1 yards per attempt against the Eagles who have allowed only 222 yards and zero touchdowns to opposing running backs. This is Philly’s best start in defending the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly avoids saying ‘Redskins’ during press conference

A day after it was learned that the Philadelphia Eagles removed any mention of the Redskins name from the team’s weekly media guide ahead of Sunday’s showdown between the NFC East rivals, head coach Chip Kelly avoided using the Washington NFL team’s moniker and then spoke cryptically about his personal opinion on the controversial subject. “I have a lot of personal beliefs...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray ‘limited’ in practice, status still in doubt

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly provided an update on DeMarco Murray before Wednesday morning’s practice session, but even though the running back took part in activities Tuesday, his status for Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins remains in doubt. “DeMarco made it through (Tuesday),” Kelly said, via “He was limited. So we’ll see how he...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Aftermath of a big Eagles win…Eric Rowe talks technique…

Defense was working hard and swarming to the ball… Rookie ILB Jordan Hicks had a nice debut as starter…whiffed on a few tackles at the end, but otherwise outstanding performance… I really should be focusing on the Eagles’ next opponent— the Washington Redskins.  But I’d like to bask in the afterglow of the victory over the Jets just a little longer. First we will...
Via Eagles Eye
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Darren Sproles dodges five tackles on punt return TD

    Philadelphia Eagles return man Darren Sproles sprinted his way to his sixth career punt return touchdown on Sunday in impressive fashion. Sproles caught the New York Jets’ punt near the sideline at his own ten yard line, and it looked like the special teams would at least be able to keep him from picking up too much yardage on the return. Sproles had other ideas. With...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray inactive vs. Jets with hamstring injury

    If the Philadelphia Eagles are going to pick up their first win of the season on Sunday, they are going to do it without their starting running back. DeMarco Murray has officially been declared inactive for Philly’s game against the New York Jets. While Murray was limited in practice all week with a hamstring injury, all reports indicated he was good to go. He may have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles offense has a major first down problem

The Philadelphia Eagles rank 28th in points scored and 25th in total yards after two weeks in the 2015 season. The offense’s inability to run on first down represents at least one of the reasons why. Pail Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News provided this illuminating stat Wednesday: How’s this for an astounding stat — in their first 2 games, the Eagles have run...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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