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Four observations on the Philadelphia Eagles final roster

The Philadelphia Eagles trimmed their roster down to the mandatory 53 players on Saturday, and there are number of implications to note about the moves they made. Let’s get right to it. 1. The Eagles are depending heavily on the health of LeSean McCoy.  By only carrying three running backs in McCoy, Darren Sproles, and the currently injured Chris Polk, the Eagles better hope...
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Philadelphia Eagles GM defends choice to keep Chris Polk on roster

In my opinion the most perplexing move for the Philadelphia Eagles this week came when they decided to keep running back Chris Polk on the final 53 man roster, even after he did not play a single snap this preseason and several other backs made quite an impression. Matthew Tucker scored four touchdowns in August and that only earned him a spot on the team’s practice squad. Henry...
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Eagles announce eight to their practice squad

The Eagles did not waste too much time to sign their practice squad guys. The team was able to keep Mattgew Tucker who led the NFL in preseason with four touchdowns. OL Josh Andrews T Kevin Graf DT Wade Keliikipi S Ed Reynolds LB Emmanuel Acho WR Will Murphy WR Quron Pratt RB Matthew Tucker. The post Eagles announce eight to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Roseman explains cutting Henery, rolling with Parkey

The Eagles lost their only playoff game last year by two points. Their kicker, maligned by the public but generally accurate throughout his career, missed a 47-yarder in the loss. As Andy Reid once famously said, you can do the math. But as they enter Year 2 under Chip Kelly and have expectations of going beyond the first round -- way, way beyond -- it’s significant to note that...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Philadelphia Eagles

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: RB Henry Josey LB Emmanuel Acho OL Josh Andrews RB Kenjon Barner CB Roc Carmichael OL Kevin Graf K Alex Henery WR Damaris Johnson S Keelan Johnson LB Josh Kaddu DT Wade Keliikipi QB G.J. Kinne CB Curtis Marsh WR Ifeanyi...
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A look at the Philadelphia Eagles final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Philadelphia Eagles made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in black and midnight green next Sunday. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterbacks: Nick Foles, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkley Running backs: LeSean McCoy, Darren Sproles...
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Alex Henery, Damaris Johnson among players cut as Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster set

Alex Henery’s misses cost him his roster spot on the Eagles The Philadelphia Eagles disclosed their “cut day” moves hours ahead of the NFL’s 4 pm deadline on Saturday, and the names of the players waived by the team held little surprise, though the biggest news was the ousting of struggling kicker Alex Henery. The following players were waived: LB Emmanuel Acho OL Josh Andrews...
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Report: Eagles open to trading for Matt Barkley and anyone else for the right price

According to Jimmy Kempski of,  the Eagles are open to trading Matt Barkley and any other player for the right price. Hearing from multiple sources that Eagles are open to trading Matt Barkley, & not just in that "open to trading anyone for right offer" way. — Jimmy Kempski (@JimmyKempski) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
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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...
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Eagles release Kenjon Barner after trading for him

The Eagles have released running back Kenjon Barner after acquiring him from the Panthers over a week ago. Eagles release 19: LB Acho, OL Andrews, RB Barner (waived/injured), CB Carmichael, OL Graf, K Henery, WR D. Johnson, S K. Johnson, RB Josey — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 30, 2014 The Eagles only gave up a conditional 7th round pick. So I’ll assume they won...
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Philadelphia Eagles get to 53-player limit

The Philadelphia Eagles announced 22 roster moves on Saturday to get to the league-mandated 53-player limit before the 4 PM deadline. From the team’s official website: EAGLES GET TO 53-PLAYER LIMIT PLAYER NOTE LB Emmanuel Acho Team’s leading tackler in the preseason. Casey Matthews’ ability to play both OLB and ILB saved roster spot. G Josh Andrews Rookie free...
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Eagles announce final 53-man roster

The deadline to make cuts for the final 53-man roster isn't until 4 p.m. But the Eagles made their final decisions early. With a few hours remaining before the deadline, the Eagles officially announced the 53 players that would make up the team. Several cuts were announced on Friday, with players like GJ Kinne and Henry Josey being among the first group of cuts. The following...
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Eagles Cut K Alex Henery, Waive/Injured RB Kenjon Barner

  The Philadelphia Eagles officially announced 19 roster cuts on Saturday and two of the more notable names among this group include K Alex Henery and RB Kenjon Barner. Henery’s release isn’t all that shocking given that Eliot Shorr-Parks of reported last night that that rookie Cody Parkey has beaten him out for the Eagles’ kicking job. Henery, 27, converted 1...
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Weekly Rewind: Philadelphia Eagles finally find a kicker, move up in power rankings

The preseason is finally over and real football is just one week away for the Philadelphia Eagles. After closing out the preseason with two impressive wins, the Eagles appear ready to defend their NFC North title and take the next step. Here’s all the latest you need to know. Eagles Columns - Alex Henery’s face when Parkey hits from 53 is priceless (READ) - Riley Cooper disrespected...
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20 bold predictions for 2014 NFL season

The preseason is over and soon we’ll actually recognize most of the players we’re watching. Let’s go out on a limb with 20 bold predictions for the 2014 NFL season. The 2014 WR Class Will Be As Successful As the Crop of QBs Drafted in 1983 The 1983 NFL draft is remembered for Dan Marino, John Elway and Jim Kelly. 2014 will be remembered in a similar way for Jordan Matthews...
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