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EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chip Kelly: We got rid of DeSean Jackson because he’s short

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told reporters on Thursday that they released DeSean Jackson because he’s not tall enough for them. “Yeah, just trying to build the overall team in terms of what we’re looking for offensively and how we wanted to get bigger at the wideout spot and that’s what we did,” the Eagles coach told the Washington media. It’s sad that Kelly had to lie...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Eagles: Five Keys to defeating the Redskins in week three

Washington Redskins (1-1) @ Philadelphia Eagles (2-0) Sunday, September 21, 1:00 PM on FOX Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA The Redskins and Eagles open interdivisional play in the NFC East this upcoming Sunday. Coming off of a short week and an impressive road win against the Indianapolis Colts, the Eagles will need to prepare quickly for a different offensive attack...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly had ‘zero’ issues with DeSean Jackson, cut him because of his size

It seems fairly obvious at this point that Chip Kelly and DeSean Jackson did not get along when the star wide receiver was still a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the last reports we heard about Jackson’s time in Philly indicated that he threw temper tantrums and cussed out Kelly on several occasions. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly gives status update on Mychal Kendricks’ condition

The Philadelphia Eagles may have escaped Lucas Oil Stadium with a win over the Colts on Monday night, but they did not leave unscathed. Linebacker Mychal Kendricks had to leave the game in the second half and limped off the field very gingerly as he was helped to the sidelines by the Eagles’ training staff. It turned out that he has a strained calf. Today we got an update on his...
Via cover32 - Eagles
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 reasons why Darren Sproles make the offense elite

Going into the season, the Philadelphia Eagles weren’t considered to be a favorite to get to the Super Bowl, but in just two weeks, more and more people are jumping on the bandwagon. After Chip Kelly’s first year in the NFL and Nick Foles’ breakout season, the Eagles jumped to the top of the NFC championship contenders. But after they severed ties with DeSean Jackson, many...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Previewing The Top Three Games on the Eagles Home Schedule

The Philadelphia Eagles overcame a 17-0 halftime hole to shock the Jaguars with a 34-17 win in week one. That pretty much sums up their offense. Even when Nick Foles and company seemed battered by an inferior team, they proved to be too explosive to keep down for good. A solid retort would have been to just come back and win by a field goal, but that’s just not how a Chip Kelly...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bettor loses $100,000 on Colts' late-game choke

A Delaware bettor put down $5 for a 15-team parlay, looking for a shot to win $100,000. In order to win, the gambler would need to pick all 15 games correctly against the spread. And the odds are long.But things looked pretty good for this person after Indianapolis rolled to a 14-point third quarter lead and the individual had correctly picked the first 14 games.All that was needed...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Was Nick Foles’ 2013 season a fluke?

When you look at Nick Foles’ 2013 numbers, it doesn’t seem like they should be a real thing. And if there was any logic at all in this world, they wouldn’t exist. Yet there they are at any place which displays such numbers. Staring at you and beaming, telling you to call them a liar. Numbers don’t lie, but they sure can lead to wild, unrealistic expectations. Just as they...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After big Week 2, Philaelphia Eagles’ Nick Foles moves up in QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Eagles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper ranked worst in the entire NFL

It’s only been two games but Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper is not having a good season. In fact, when compared with his counterparts at the position, he’s actually been the worst in the entire league so far. This according to the number crunchers at Pro Football Focus. On Monday night Cooper caught just one of three passes thrown his way – the other two were...
Via cover32 - Eagles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Colts mascot attempts to rattle Cody Parkey before game-winning kick

Eagles K Cody Parkey drilled the game-winning kick on Monday Night Football and was one of the unlikely stars on the evening. And as he was preparing to attempt one particular 36-yarder with just seconds remaining in the game, the Colts' mascot, Blue, decided to take matters into his own hands. He flashed Parkey multiple times and did all he could to rattle the young kicker and...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy’s 20-Cent Tip Receipt Being Auctioned On eBay For $100K

Tucked away behind two other running backs with much more serious scandals is LeSean McCoy, whose 20-cent tip at a Philadelphia burger joint called PYT has initiated a minor controversy that seemingly won’t go away. Why? Because a friend of the restaurant owner Tommy Up has put the receipt on eBay for auction. Think that’s crazy? After 142 bids as of Monday night, the bidding...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Even Mathis makes a trade offer to Gerald McCoy

Eagles offensive lineman Evan Mathis made an interesting trade offer to Bucs defensive lineman Gerald McCoy on Twitter. @Geraldini93 Hey bro, I'll trade you a hand for an MCL. — Evan Mathis (@EvanMathis69) September 15, 2014 Mathis is nursing an MCL injury and McCoy broke his hand on Sunday, so this makes sense. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy's 20-cent tip receipt is for sale on eBay

The receipt signed by LeSean McCoy last week at the restaurant PYT, in which the Eagles running back stiffed a waiter with a tip of 20-cents, is up for sale on eBay and the bids are soaring.After being posted on Saturday, the receipt has gone up from a starting bid of 20-cents all the way up to  a staggering $760.00 as of Monday morning.Call it the lousy tip that keeps on giving...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoy finally addresses 20-cent tip he left at Philly burger joint

At long last while allowing the other side to state their case, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy finally fired back, speaking publicly about the now-infamous $0.20 tip he left on a $61.56 tab at a Philly burger and booze joint on Monday. Talking with reporters, McCoy said that the measly 20-cent tip had everything […] The post LeSean McCoy finally weighs in on ’20...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  1 Comment
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