Eagles head coach has mighty high praise for Carson Wentz

Second-year quarterback Carson Wentz has his Philadelphia Eagles at 5-1 on the season. Wentz himself is turning in a brilliant sophomore season, having thrown 13 touchdowns compared to just three interceptions thus far.It’s led to renewed optimism in Philadelphia that the Eagles might very well be able to earn a playoff appearance after a three-year hiatus. More than that, it gives...
Via Sportsnaut
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Chris Thompson: Philly fans ‘some of the meanest I’ve ever experienced’

Chris Thompson knows full and well that he will be entering hostile territory on Monday at Lincoln Financial Field.In an appearance this week on ESPN 980, the Washington Redskins running back sounded off on Philadelphia fans before Week 7’s game with the Eagles.“Philly fans are some of the meanest fans I’ve ever experienced,” Thompson said, according to Dan Steinberg of the Washington...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Redskins RB Chris Thompson won’t allow family to attend Eagles game because fans are ‘mean’

Redskins running back Chris Thompson is playing in his fourth season in the NFL, and he knows all about the “brotherly love” at Lincoln Financial Field.That’s why he’s already made it clear to his family that he doesn’t want them attending Monday night’s game at the raucous venue.Thompson appeared on ESPN 980 Wednesday, and revealed to the radio station’s listeners that he believes...
Via The Sports Daily
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Week 7 fantasy football rankings, with Philadelphia Eagles implications

Let’s take a look at fantasy football rankings for Week 7 of the NFL 2017 season, with Philadelphia Eagles implications as well. Week 7 of the NFL 2017 season is officially upon us, and in standard fantasy football leagues, that means we are halfway to the fantasy playoffs. With the...
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9 hours ago

Chris Long plans to donate remainder of game checks

By: Jesse Larch, Sports Talk Philly editor  Chris Long was absent from Eagles' practice on Tuesday as he joined teammate Malcolm Jenkins in New York City to meet with the NFL and its owners to discuss how the league can reach a resolution amidst ongoing player protests about social justice.  Long has been outspoken about these issues and supportive of his teammates who engage in...
Via Flyerdelphia
12 hours ago

Chris Long donating 10 more game checks to charity

At a time when some are wondering what NFL players who protest care about, Chris Long is showing the world what matters to him through his actions. The Eagles defensive end, who already pledged six game checks to fund scholarships in his hometown of Charlottesville, Va., is now playing for free this season. Via Dave Zangaro [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
12 hours ago

As practice resumes, injured players return for Eagles

By: Jesse Larch, Sports Talk Philly editor  The Eagles had to deal with a short week in before facing the Carolina Panthers last Thursday night, but the extended time off that comes with a short week has seemed to benefit the Eagles.  On Tuesday both Lane Johnson and Wendell Smallwood returned to practice for the Eagles, bringing with them a big boost to the offense. The offense...
Via Flyerdelphia
13 hours ago

The Philadelphia Eagles MVP’s through Week 6

The Eagles have been one of the best teams in the NFL through six weeks. Although it has been a team effort in this phenomenal 5-1 start, there have been three players that have absolutely shown out for the Eagles. Offensive: Carson Wentz Going into the season, the Eagles were projected to go as far as Carson Wentz’s young arm could take them. With Wentz playing like one of the...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Philadelphia Eagles’ biggest opponent?

The 2017 NFL season has been hard to watch. Week five had two teams win with their quarterback throwing for fewer than 100 yards. The Bears’ longest pass play this season is by their punter. Big names like Andrew Luck and Teddy Bridgewater have yet to see the field, while Brock Osweiler and Ryan Fitzpatrick are out there slinging it. One of the saving graces in Aaron Rodgers is now...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Kuechly avoided concussion against Eagles

Luke Kuechly entered the concussion protocol after leaving Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles with an injury, but fortunately the star linebacker has been cleared to this point.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Kuechly did not suffer a concussion and is expected to play in Week 7 after sustaining a shoulder/neck injury. Those close to Kuechly say he was at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz has to be in the discussion for the NFL’s top QBs

Going into the year, the Eagles success hinged on the development of the quarterback out of North Dakota State. The Eagles season seemed to be a mystery, but now sitting at 5-1 there is more clarity for the team going forward. Carson Wentz has been nothing but consistent, and has been a big time playmaker for Philly. Wentz started out last year as hot as any rookie quarterback could...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL long snapper Jon Dorenbos shares story of his emergency open heart surgery

The talented NFL long snapper and musician Jon Dorenbos had a serious health scare last month. After the Eagles traded him to the Saints, Dorenbos had a physical with his new team. Doctors discovered the 37-year-old had an aortic aneurysm.Thursday, Dorenbos shared details of his emergency open heart surgery. “Life is crazy,” Dorenbos wrote. “One min I was a professional athlete,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Panthers fan punches, beats up on older Eagles fan during game

A disturbing video has surfaced, and it shows what a Panthers fan did to a fan of the visiting team during Thursday night’s game.Apparently, the Panthers fan and his lady friend were standing during the entire game, lobbing insults at the older Eagles fan sitting behind them. Eventually, for some reason, they snapped, and the Panthers fan punched the Eagles fan multiple times.The...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Troubling video surfaces of Panthers fan raining blows on another fan

A video has surfaced that shows a Carolina Panthers fan sucker-punching another fan during Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. A game the Panthers would lose by five points, 28-23.According to Instagram user odubco, who posted the disturbing video, the man who threw the punches, and a woman who was with him, would not sit down throughout the game. The man who was...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton confounds Eagles with latest TD run

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is on quite the hot streak passing, having thrown six touchdowns over the past two games.But Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, the former MVP used his legs for the Panthers’ first touchdown of the game. And it was a thing of beauty. Two jukes and seven points later, Carolina found itself up by the score of 10-3 in the second...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Mills shows off 'Green Goblin' cleats before Panthers game

Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills is doing all he can to ensure he gets into character for Thursday night’s game against the Panthers.Mills is one of the young players in the Eagles’ recently-rebuilt secondary, and he’ll have a tough task covering either Devin Funchess or Kelvin Benjamin in the game.But at least he’ll be out there looking fly, which could help his confidence.Mills’ nickname...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz game check promised to kicker going to charity

It sounds like Carson Wentz and Jake Elliott have figured out a perfect way to resolve the issue involving how the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback last Sunday promised his game check to his kicker teammate: Donating said check to charity.It all started when Wentz was overheard on the sideline telling teammate Kamu Grugier-Hill that he would give Elliott his game check should the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wentz on giving Elliott game check: ‘I got this worked out’

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz took to Twitter Wednesday morning and appeared to confirm that he will indeed give his Week 3 check to kicker Jake Elliott, as promised.Elliott drilled a 61-yard field goal at the end of regulation to give the Eagles a thrilling 27-24 victory Sunday over the New York Giants. Just before Elliott made the attempt, Wentz was picked up on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Mara ‘very unhappy’ with Odell Beckham’s TD celebration

New York Giants co-owner John Mara indicated in an email to the New York Post Tuesday morning that he was not impressed with Odell Beckham Jr.’s crude touchdown celebration during Sunday’s 27-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.The enigmatic Giants wideout mimicked a dog urinating after scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the loss. Beckham was penalized 15 yards for the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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