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EAGLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chip Kelly: We can always continue to improve

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly isn't about to start showering his team with praise, but their performance this preseason has been downright dominant. After a 39-26 victory against the Packers in their first preseason away game, Kelly set the tone going forward. “We got a couple of things on tape and we can take a look at them. I don’t know what the breakdown was on...
Via 60 Max Power O
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Eagles starters complete solid preseason

  If the third game of the preseason is the final test for many of the Eagles starters, then they passed with flying colors. It started with Sam Bradford, but realistically, it was an offensive juggernaut that looks ready to tackle the regular season. Bradford's early success set the tone for a huge first half for the Eagles, who rolled to a 39-26 win over the Packers. Bradford...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Philadelphia Eagles questions that could be answered against the Green Bay Packers

The Philadelphia Eagles will be squaring off against the Green Bay Packers Saturday night at Lambeau Field. The last time the Eagles played the Packers they left cold and defeated after a 53-20 beating that was even worse than the score indicated. Now, nine months later, the Eagles will be rehearsing for the 2015 season against the Packers. Green Bay will be holding out 2014 MVP...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Analysis: Three storylines to watch for vs. Green Bay With the Philadelphia Eagles highly anticipated “dress rehearsal” game just one day away, there is an abundance of storylines to track. Here's what to watch for ... Eagles have NFL's second-best backfield, PFF says The Eagles added two Pro Bowlers to their backfield over the offseason, but that ... Seattle nabbed...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles quarterbacks have high praise for wide receiver Jordan Matthews

One of the Philadelphia Eagles with the highest expectations in 2015 is second-year receiver Jordan Matthews. Matthews had a good rookie year in which he caught 67 passes for 872 yards and eight touchdowns. Matthews began the year as the third receiver, behind Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper, in the slot. In 2015, it seems as though he will remain in the slot but is undoubtedly the...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly reveals thought process behind Bradford trade

Nick Saban’s attempted leap from college to the NFL was largely unsuccessfully because of a move the Miami Dolphins didn’t make, and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly didn’t want to follow the same path. Back in 2006, the Dolphins had a chance to sign Drew Brees, who had recently undergone shoulder surgery, but team doctors suggested Miami pass on the quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: A different side of Chip

Josh Huff returned to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday after being afforded a leave of absence by head coach Chip Kelly to mourn his Godbrother’s death, 22-year old Anthony Wayne II. Huff, like Wayne, grew up in Houston, Texas and had a rough upbringing that included his mother swinging a 2×4 at his head on his 18th birthday. Huff was desolate in interviews Thursday, but noted...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray says there will be no RB by committee

The Philadelphia Eagles are loaded at the running back position with DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles on the roster, however, there is only one ball and apparently will be one main rusher as well. Murray signed a five-year contract worth $42 million in the offseason, was asked about how the ball will be distributed. "I don't think it will be alternating series...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford is proving himself to be the answer for Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles breathed a sigh of relief following the legal-but-not ethical hit that was laid on quarterback Sam Bradford by Baltimore Raven linebacker Terrell Suggs.  While the hit was legal, many will argue that Bradford was not a factor in the play by the time Suggs had hit the knees of the quarterback. The Eagles coaching staff are continuing to monitor Bradford. ...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Acho waived/injured by Eagles

  View image | gettyimages.com Linebacker Emmanuel Acho has been waived/injured by the Eagles after undergoing thumb surgery, according to numerous reports.  Acho has been waived/injured due to a thumb injury, per source #Eagles — Eliot Shorr-Parks (@EliotShorrParks) August 27, 2015 Acho has been waived/injured after thumb surgery, according to a league source — Zach...
Via Eagledelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones: Falcons offense will be “explosive”

Julio Jones shredded defenses with regularity last season, and the fifth-year wide receiver is expecting more of the same for the Atlanta Falcons offense in 2015. In an interview of The Rich Eisen Show, Jones said the Falcons’ attack will be explosive under new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. “It’s definitely gonna be different from the previous years, but I think...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh upset over Eagles questioning Suggs' character

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh took extreme issue with members of the Philadelphia Eagles calling into question the character of Terrell Suggs, calling the linebacker a dirty player because of his hit on Sam Bradford during Saturday night’s preseason game. “When you start popping off about somebody’s character, you cross the line,” Harbaugh said Monday, via...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Eagles rookie to watch closely this year is first round WR Nelson Agholor.  Agholor is a smooth route runner with sure hands.  He’s lived up to the billing so far in camp and the early preseason, and has already locked down the Eagles no. 2 receiving job.  Agholor had a solid preseason debut catching three balls for 57 yards and a score against the Colts.  If the Eagles...
Via DraftSeason
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper get flashback to Florida days

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper are together again. The quarterback and wide receiver — who were once roommates during their playing days at the University of Florida — are now teammates with the Philadelphia Eagles. As it turns out, the two players are able to get up close and personal for yet another step in their careers. On Monday, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer shared...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles agree to four-year, $29 million extension with Mychal Kendricks

The Philadelphia Eagles were rumored to be interested in trading linebacker Mychal Kendricks throughout the majority of the offseason, That didn’t end up being true, and the Eagles have made a move to keep him around long-term. According to a report from Jay Glazer, the Eagles have agreed to a four-year, $29 million extension with Kendricks. Eagles said they weren’t trading...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Keeping Kenjon Barner as a 4th RB is a tough decision for Eagles…

Kenjon Barner, RB, age 25, 5-9, 195, 6th round pick out of Oregon by Carolina in 2013. It’s great to see a young tailback actually making splash plays as a punt returner in preseason, to the point where he’s seriously in the conversation for being kept on the final roster as a 4th RB. Kenjon Barner is doing just that. “He’s making a huge case,” coach Chip Kelly said after...
Via Eagles Eye
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ex-UF Roommates Tim Tebow And Riley Cooper’s Lockers Are Next To Each Other At Eagles’ Camp

Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper were roommates and teammates at the University of Florida. Together, they helped lead the Gators to the 2008 BCS National Championship. They’re reunited, for the time being, with the Philadelphia Eagles, and the two ex-Gators have been placed next to each other in the Philly locker room.  Old Florida roommates, Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper, next to each...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles still aggressively trying to trade QB Matt Barkley

Matt Barkley showed quite a bit of improvement for the Eagles throughout the first two preseason games that he has played, but Chip Kelly may not decide to keep him around. According to a report from Dianna Marie Russini, the Eagles are still looking to trade the second-year quarterback out of USC. Look for the Eagles to be showing off QB Matt Barkley. Eagles sources tell me Barkley...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles showcasing Matt Barkley for a trade?

The Philadelphia Eagles might be looking for a trade partner to move Matt Barkley. According to a report by ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini, the Eagles may be showing off the second-year quarterback for this very reason. Look for the Eagles to be showing off QB Matt Barkley. Eagles sources tell me Barkley can be had for the right deal. So its showcase time! — Dianna Marie...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Terrell Suggs criticized for low hit on Sam Bradford

    Terrell Suggs is being criticized for tackling Sam Bradford on his lower body on Saturday. Suggs’ Ravens faced Bradford’s Eagles in a preseason game, and Suggs came in hard off the edge during the play in question. Bradford handed the ball off inside, but Suggs, who was coming hard, tackled the quarterback and hit him low. The timing and placement of the hit led to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka on Tim Tebow: ‘Good for football, good for our country’

Mike Ditka was overly effusive with his praise of Tim Tebow and said the Philadelphia Eagles would be making a huge mistake not keeping him on the roster. With Tebow currently embroiled in a training camp battle with Matt Barkley for the team’s third-string quarterback spot. If it were up to Ditka, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly would have already penciled him in and Tebow’s spot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Tebow in good shape to earn roster spot

    It may be Tebow Time in Philadelphia after all. ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini reports that Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is “excited” by Tebow. She also indicates that the quarterback is in good shape to earn a spot on the team. Source says Chip Kelly is increasingly excited by Tim Tebow. If Tebow doesn't make major errors, he will earn spot on team. #eagles ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith drops scatalogical smack talk on Eagles rookie

Steve Smith, the brazenly notorious trash talker that he is, dropped some serious smack on rookie cornerback Eric Rowe during a joint practice on Wednesday between the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles. With the Ravens and Eagles in the midst of several days of joint practices, Smith was his usual mouthy self, and Rowe, a fan of the wide receiver who like Smith played his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget Tebowmania: Matt Barkley makes a statement

There has perhaps never been a more discussed nor more interesting third-string quarterback competition in NFL history than the one taking place for the Philadelphia Eagles this preseason. That’s what happens when a once-heralded recruit out of high school, considered the best at his position in his class, is trying to resurrect his professional football career after seeing his...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow rushes for touchdown in Eagles debut

Welcome back, Tim Tebow. Football has missed you.  The former Florida Gator has returned to the NFL as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tebow is currently playing a preseason game against the Colts. He scored a touchdown on a seven-yard scramble.  Tebow is playing fairly well, throwing for 69 yards and completing 6 of 12 passes.
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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