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EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Weekend web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Projecting the Eagles' starters on offense ► Here is how the Eagles' first team offense will likely look when the team lines up in ... The believe is that Murray is now in Philadelphia because he fits Kelly's ... Eagles' wide receiver competition is one to watch ► PHILADELPHIA -- Now that we've looked at the Philadelphia Eagles position by position, let's try to make sense...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

How will the new PAT rules affect the Philadelphia Eagles?

The Philadelphia Eagles did not get their wish with the new proposed PAT rule. Extra points will be moved from the two-yard line to the 15-yard line, the defense can now return a turnover on a PAT or two-point conversion attempt, but if a team is attempting a two point conversion, it’s still from the two-yard line rather than the one like the Eagles wanted. No worries, the Eagles...
Via cover32
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson ready to join the 'elite' level of NFL offensive linemen

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson was drafted by the Eagles fourth overall in the 2013 NFL Draft with the expectations he would develop into an 'elite' NFL lineman. However, after a disappointing rookie season, Johnson made considerable progress in his sophomore campaign to suggest that 'elite' is that far away now. "I want to be elite at my position in the...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Marcus Smith takes advantage of offseason

Philadelphia Eagles OLB Marcus Smith Before the 2014 NFL regular season the Philadelphia Eagles drafted Marcus Smith in the first round of the NFL draft with the 26th pick. Smith was expected to compete immediately with fellow outside linebacker Brandon Graham for snaps behind Trent Cole and Connor Barwin. Instead of doing that, Smith rode the bench and barely played any snaps at...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles fans savage Sam Bradford’s knees on Twitter

Today we finally got our first look at the Philadelphia Eagles’ new franchise quarterback Sam Bradford wearing midnight green. The Eagles’ twitter account shared these photos earlier this morning: AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that need to relocate QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality of their jersey A number of fans took the opportunity...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Testing the comfort zone of the Eagles O-Line…

I get the sense that Chip Kelly feels pretty comfortable about his offensive line heading into the next stage of the 2015 preseason. Sure, the prospect of losing the somewhat disgruntled Pro Bowl left guard Evan Mathis (money matters) doesn’t sit well with many fans— but Kelly seems okay with that possibility. Kelly relies on the evaluation and development of O-Line talent by...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LB Connor Barwin says Marcus Smith needs to step up in wake of Trent Cole's departure

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin knows Trent Cole's departure to Indianapolis left a huge void in the Eagles' outside linebacker rotation — and Marcus Smith is the player the team is looking to step up. "At outside linebacker, we lost Trent and we haven't really gained anyone yet, so someone in our room needs to step up," Barwin said, CSN Philly. "Whether it's...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Chip Kelly and the Eagles May Not Attempt Many Two-Point Conversions

The Philadelphia Eagles attempted but failed to change the NFL rule and make two-point conversions easier by performing them at the one-yard line. However, even before we knew the fate of their proposed rule, rumors have been circulating wild that the Eagles would be planning many two-point attempts due to the signing of quarterback Tim Tebow. This really may not be the case in 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: rookies that need to develop quickly

In the 2014 NFL Draft, it was a shock when the Philadelphia Eagles selected Louisville lineman Marcus Smith II with the 26th overall pick. Most fans were frustrated with the pick, hoping that the Eagles would take a well-known receiver or safety. Howie Roseman, at that time the team’s General Manager, saw something in Smith, and had the final say on the first round selection. I’m...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: New kicking distance for Cody Parkey

The NFL has changed its rules to try making those 30 seconds following a touchdown a time other than to grab more chips, suds, or both. Attempting an extra point from the 15-yard line means gaining that extra point on the frozen concrete of northerly stadiums in the middle of November just got harder. Kinda. There was no debate over whether or not the rule should have been changed...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Eagles Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Eagles gonna do?—when too many wide receivers rumble all over you?

Focus on Jordan Matthews this season—his numbers will likely be more meaningful than Nelson Agholor’s… Chip Kelly said he wanted more competition at wide receiver in 2015— well, he got his wish. Check out the competition going into the next phase of OTA action: Name POS HT WT Age Year College Agholor, Nelson WR 6-1 198 21 R USC Austin, Miles WR 6-2 215 30 10 Monmouth Ajirotutu...
Via Eagles Eye
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In Chip We Trust: These Chip Kelly Eagles t-shirts are so cool it’s blasphemous

Fans and analysts can question his decision-making all they want, but inside the Philadelphia Eagles’ organization, Chip Kelly is only a step and half or so below God. In his role as head coach and personnel boss, Kelly makes the final say over who plays on his team, why and when. Now that LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin and Nick Foles are all gone, Chip is truly the face of the Eagles...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Eagles early NFC East favorites?

  View image | gettyimages.com It has been a whirlwind offseason that has recently quieted down as the draft came complete and the roster has taken a little bit more shape. As the focus turns toward the upcoming season, which will begin in less than three months with the Eagles first preseason game on Aug. 16, it also turns to early looks at what the finalized roster will be...
Via Eagledelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tebow opens Philippines hospital where mother rejected abortion

This is a fantastic story. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow has opened up The Tebow CURE Hospital in Davao City, Philippines. The Philippines is where Tebow’s mom, Pam, and father were traveling when she suddenly became sick with dysentery. Doctors told her that an abortion would be the only way to save her life. Tebow reports that his mom’s doctors described him as...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

More On Eric Rowe, the Eagles Versatile 2nd Round Pick

View image | gettyimages.com Eric Rowe had been on the Eagles radar for quite some time.  They wanted him and he wanted to be an Eagle. He is not just a talented football player. He has impressive character, is extremely intelligent, well spoken and is incredibly athletic. This is the perfectly crafted “Chip Kelly guy.” Eric brings exactly what Chip has for his vision and...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Have No Ace Running Back? Duce is wild

  View image | gettyimages.com Eagles Have No Ace Running Back?  Duce is wildDuce Staley is the Philadelphia Eagles running back coach, and has been since head coach Chip Kelly promoted him from special teams quality control coach.  And if you haven't talked about "the Deuce" recently, don't feel bad.   It's difficult to acknowledge the coaching staff assembled by the Philadelphia...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Tebow could have role in Eagles' offense

Tim Tebow could have a prominent role for Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles in 2015. No, this isn’t a joke, nor have you been transported back to the future. This is really a real thing. Tebow really could be an impact player for Kelly. This year. Consider this, from Tim McManus of Phillymag.com, who was asked if Tebow is really part of Kelly’s plan: “It’s looking...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 starters: Philadelphia Eagles

With rookie mini camp underway, it’s fun to make educated guesses at who will become each team’s week-one starters. For teams will better records, it’s generally easier to correctly answer who their opening day starters will be, given as how they have less to improve. However, there are some teams that may suffer injuries during camp, or a player might standout above the rest...
Via EndZoneScore
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A healthy Kiko and a devastating DeMarco are special keys to Eagles success…

The passing of American blues artist B.B. King today at age 89 reminds me how similar music and sports are as professions, in the sense that the great talents rise and endure adversity and then rise some more. Trying to get better and religiously practicing their craft is how the good ones became great. They constantly seek learning from new ideas and new technique. They are rarely...
Via Eagles Eye
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez, Connor Barwin visit Amtrak crash victims, hospital staff (pics)

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez and linebacker Connor Barwin dropped by Temple University Hospital on Wednesday to visit with victims of Tuesday’s tragic derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, per a CSN Philly report. The hospital is one of four area hospitals that treated victims of the crash, an accident that left eight people...Read More The post Mark...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper sent touching video to ill highscooler

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper teamed up to send a touching video to a kid diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles sign sixth-round pick cornerback JaCorey Shepherd

Today, the Philadelphia Eagles announced that they agreed to terms on a four-year deal with sixth-round draft pick cornerback JaCorey Shepherd out of Kansas. Many analysts are calling Shepherd a steal as the Eagles got him with the 191st pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The 5-foot-11, 199 lb. corner possess a lot strong qualities such as good anticipation skills, solid footwork, and shutdown...
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Players Set for Increased Roles With the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles are still making waves even after the draft. With new players joining the team, there’s going to be stiff competition for starting spots. But there are many veterans that have a chance to make a bigger impact. Sam Bradford, if he stays healthy, could be the quarterback that the team desperately needs. The receiver core has plenty of veterans that could see...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: How NOT to handle being traded in the NFL

After hearing running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson claim why they were let go from the Philadelphia Eagles only confirms that head coach Chip Kelly made the right choice.  “The relationship was never really great,” McCoy said. “I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that’s the way he runs his team. He wants the full control. You see...
Via Football By Football
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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