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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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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles, Chip Kelly looking worse as season unfolds

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly got the benefit of the doubt when he took over as general manager; however, after four weeks the confidence that was afforded him is now dissolving quickly. According to Jarrett Bell of USA Today, the Eagles are a mess and Kelly is the main reason why. Bell writes: 'On Sunday, the defense gave up a game-winning, 90-yard touchdown drive that was...
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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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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 Things That Annoy Me About the Eagles So Far

Photo: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports The Eagles are now 1-3 on the season, 0-2 against the division and 0-3 in the conference.  The only thing that has been consistent has been their inconsistency.  However, they’ve mostly been a disgrace overall. The funny thing is, they are two missed field goals, a missed extra point and a couple of untimely penalties away from being 3-1...
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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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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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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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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...
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Postgame Perspective: Season over? It's starting to look that way for Eagles

Week 4: More of the same. A slow start offensively. A lack of fundamentals. The inability to run. The inability to block. Injuries. It's starting to become worse than the "Dream Team" season. The Eagles third loss of the 2015 season, in a nutshell, summed up the Eagles lack of ability and failure to live up to enormous expectations, making you wonder why there were even such expectations...
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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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Eagles run defense best in NFL

The Philadelphia Eagles have not allowed 100-yard rusher for 15 straight games and given up just one once over the last 27, despite their struggles against the pass, they are tops for stopping opposing ground games. "It's really just a pride thing," nose tackle Bennie Logan said, via "We feel like nobody can handle us up front. Even if one guy gets blocked or slips or...
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Eagles favored in foul weather— Philly at Redskins Livefyre pre-game and in-game commentary…

The problem with the AccuScore computer simulation of this game to be played in Landover, Maryland at 1 P.M. EST today is that the mainframe program has no metrics to account for crappy weather conditions. Hurricane Joaquin thankfully made a right turn into the Atlantic Ocean late Friday which allowed this game to be played as scheduled at FedEx Field, but lingering damp, chilly...
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2 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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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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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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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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles remove ‘Redskins’ from media guide this week

The Philadelphia Eagles will travel to the D.C. area for a showdown with the NFC East rival Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field and it was noticed by one seasoned scribe that the appearance of the team’s media guide for the game has an interesting difference from guides for other games this season. Instead of the cover touting the Eagles vs. Falcons match-up or an Eagles...
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5 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...
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5 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly after first win: ‘I thought it was gritty’

The Philadelphia Eagles walked away with their first win of the season 24-17, but in wasn’t exactly an attractive overall performance against the New York Jets. Entering Sunday’s game, the Eagles weren’t viewed as favorites to beat an undefeated Jets team that had only allowed 17 total points and already forced 10 turnovers. So, in order for the Eagles to win, they couldn’t afford...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Eagles Win, And It's Incredibly Depressing

Drink every checkdownSo in the aftermath of today's Eagles - Jets game, the first win of the 2015 season, I took my dog for a long walk. It's a good way to unwind and just think, because it's a time without screens, without anyone else's analysis, without noise.And when my dog squats and relieves himself, and I scoop up his leavings, it reminds me of what I've watched. Especially...
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8 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...
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8 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
8 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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles receiver says Cowboys were calling their plays

Chip Kelly’s coaching stock took another dip Tuesday afternoon. According to 97.5 Eagles reporter Tim McManus via Pro Football Talk, Eagles receiver Josh Huff could hear the Cowboys calling out the Eagles’ plays from the sideline during Dallas’ 20-10 win at Philadelphia on Sunday. Josh Huff said that when he lined up near Dallas sideline, there were times when he heard Cowboys...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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