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Chip Kelly wants to 'supersize' wide receiver corps

If there was one thing that could be taken away with hindsight from the DeSean Jackson drama, is that the receiver may not been big enough for what the team expects to happen this upcoming season. Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly has insisted that letting go of the big play threat wasn't personal, and maybe on some level it was, however, the personnel the coach has added dictates...
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Philadelphia Eagles training camp outlook

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp At the moment, the sports world is at a lull. The hype of the World Cup and Germany’s victory is beginning to pass, unless you are from Germany. Free agency in the NBA has calmed down after “The King’s” departure from Miami and Carmelo’s anti-climatic resigning with the Knicks. But have no fear, football training camp is here. The 2014...
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DeMeco Ryans has emerged as a real leader for Eagles defense…

I hope you don’t mind my homage to the unsung hero of the Eagles’ current defensive system— DeMeco Ryans. DeMeco as you know is the 9th year inside linebacker who wears the radio-helmet that gets the last-second calls from the sideline and who basically captains the Eagles’ front-seven defense. In recent weeks DeMeco has been quoted by many sources as saying, to paraphrase...
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Eagles Rookie WR Matthews Earning Shot At 1st Team

Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews has been dominating the second-team defense, and beat reporter Sheil Kapadia thinks he's ready for a test against the first team.Fantasy Spin:Matthews reportedly looked like the best receiver on the team during spring practices and has continued to impress during camp. He may surpass Jeremy Maclin as the team's No. 1 receiver even if...
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Eagles Camp 2014, Day 5: Secondary has banner day

  #450277401 / In the first few days of Eagles camp, there was one noticeable missing part to secondary drills: no interceptions. On Wednesday, there were plenty of them. The secondary picked up four interceptions in Wednesday’s practice, two by new safety Malcolm Jenkins. "That was great to see," DeMeco Ryans said. "It was great to see people...
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Chip Kelly takes subtle jab at ex-Eagle DeSean Jackson

(Credit: There are questions surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles in regards to how they plan to replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released then subsequently signed by division rival Washington Redskins. Head coach Chip Kelly pulled no punches when answering those questions: “I think most people played us in single high (safety) coverage and they...
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Vick: I didn’t lose my job to Foles

Jets quarterback Michael Vick claims he didn’t lose his starting job to Nick Foles last year. “I didn’t lose the job to Foles. I got hurt and Nick took advantage of that,” Vick told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. I guess it’s all about perception. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ...
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Chip Kelly says DeSean Jackson 'was getting man on his side' and didn't open up offense

When Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, many believed their offense would suffer in 2014 due to the absence of Jackson's speed. The train of thought was Jackson’s speed would be hard to replace and that he opened things up for the receiving corps. Kelly said with confidence that the passing game can continue to run smoothly without...
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Wednesday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly: DeSean Jackson wasn't double covered > Jackson on Eagles fans: 'They booed their own players' > Eagles should add veteran running back > Kadron Boone stating a case in camp > Quron Pratt goes camping > Cary Williams: Receiving corps is going to be a problem to deal with > Wolf: Mark Sanchez key to Birds' season? > Get...
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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...
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DeSean Jackson: 'Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans'

Newly-acquired Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson really needed a change of scenery. He didn’t get along well with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, and was referred to as a locker room distraction by the media as well as some of his former teammates. So you’d think he’d take the high road—hitting the practice field and focusing on learning the Redskins playbook, right? Wrong...
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Eagles raving about Mark Sanchez

The Philadelphia Eagles sound thrilled with how well Mark Sanchez has looked so far in training camp as he continues to learn Chip Kelly’s offense. “He looks great,” Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmer said, via the NY Post. “I’m thrilled he’s here. He’s picked up our offense, he’s making a lot of plays, he’s athletic. “It’s no mystery watching him here...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly ranked 11th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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Philadelphia Eagles: What impact will Jordan Matthews have?

Football season is officially in full swing as teams begin their training camp prior to the start of the preseason. The Philadelphia Eagles are coming into the season with a little more hype, because of their surprising run to a division title last year. With that hype and the additions of Darren Sproles and Jordan Matthews, many have been keeping a close eye on what they bring...
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2 Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowlers fight at training camp

A fight broke out today during the second day of the Philadelphia Eagles training camp between two Pro Bowlers, running back LeSean McCoy and linebacker Trent Cole. Here’s how it went down. During a seven on seven drill between the first team squads, McCoy and Cole got tangled up in a pile alone the sideline. According to Geoff Mosher of, once McCoy got to his feet...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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