Jason Kelce inspires Phillies during visit to spring training

Super Bowl champion Jason Kelce paid a visit on Monday to the site of spring training for the Philadelphia Phillies, and not surprisingly the team was left inspired by the Philadelphia Eagles center’s appearance. New Phillies skipper Gabe Kapler raved about what Kelce had to say to his players.“I think there were 8 to 10 (things) to take away, but the No. 1 was it is OK to fall down...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Report: Eagles won't tender Jaylen Watkins

The Eagles do not plan to tender defensive back Jaylen Watkins as a restricted free agent, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter) hears. Watkins was a candidate for the original round tender, but instead it sounds like he’ll be allowed to explore the open market in March.  Watkins first joined the Eagles a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. The Florida product didn’t see a ton of...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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Bill Polian places incredibly high trade value on Nick Foles

The Philadelphia Eagles have likely already received some trade inquiries regarding Nick Foles, but one Hall of Fame NFL executive does not think the team should deal its backup quarterback unless it is blown away by an offer.How blown away are we talking? In a segment on ESPN’s “NFL Live” Monday, Polian said he thinks the starting negotiation in trade talks for Foles should be two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles to interview Duce Staley, Mike Groh for OC

The Eagles will interview running backs coach Duce Staley and wide receivers coach Mike Groh for their offensive coordinator vacancy today, according to Tim McManus of ESPN.com (Twitter links), who adds there are no “immediate plans” to meet with any other candidates. Philadelphia head coach Doug Pederson is seeking to replace Frank Reich, who was named head coach of the Colts last...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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Eagles once turned down Josh Gordon for Nick Foles swap

Imagine if this had taken place some five years ago. According to a report from ESPN’s Phil Sheridan the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles once turned down a Cleveland Browns trade offer that would have sent Josh Gordon further east in exchange for Super Bowl LII MVP Nick Foles.“The Philadelphia Eagles turned down a trade that would have brought them Cleveland Browns wide receiver...
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Pennsylvania brewery magnificently trolls Patriots with newest beer

Those in Philadelphia and its surrounding areas are not soon going to let others forget that their Eagles defeated the mighty New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII earlier this month. It was the Eagles’ first ever Super Bowl title. It came against a fellow east coast powerhouse with Philadelphia itself being major underdogs. Already a boisterous sports town, the hype is not going...
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Lane Johnson still reveling in hate from Patriots fans

The ever-outspoken Lane Johnson is definitely not backing down from his criticism of the New England Patriots, even now that it’s been nearly two weeks since the Super Bowl.The Eagles’ offensive tackle has been talking about the Patriots for weeks now, famously calling them a “fear-based organization” and hinted that playing for New England was “miserable.” Johnson isn’t backing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Eagles’ Brandon Graham looking for huge contract extension

Fresh off helping his Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl title, defensive end Brandon Graham is now out here looking to get paid the big bucks.The 29-year-old former first-round pick is coming off a career-best 2017 campaign that saw him record 47 tackles, 9.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. He’s also now openly talking about looking for an extension.“For me, it’s all about...
Via Sportsnaut
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Nick Foles noncommittal about future with Eagles

One of the biggest questions for the world champion Eagles is what the team will do with quarterback Nick Foles.Carson Wentz is coming off major surgery to repair a torn ACL, as well as a partially-torn iliotibial band. Not only that, he also had some meniscus damage that was cleaned up, so it’s unclear if he’ll be able to return in time for Week 1 of the 2018 regular season.As for...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz won't change his playing style

The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions. And while quarterback Carson Wentz would carry them a long way, he didn’t get to see it out. But that’s what 2018 is all about. Coming off a season-ending ACL injury isn’t going to make him change things up, however.“I definitely won’t change, so to speak. That has what made me successful this last season and my whole career. It is...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Clement gets amazing Super Bowl LII tattoo

Eagles running back Corey Clement was the X-factor in Super Bowl LII.The Patriots clearly were not prepared for his pass-catching abilities, as he hauled in four catches for 100 yards (one touchdown) in the game.It was Clement’s best performance of the season, and he made sure to get something to remember it.Check out this amazing Super Bowl LII tattoo he got on his forearm. That...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles may not hire offensive coordinator

Even with the departures of offensive coordinator Frank Reich and quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo, the Eagles aren’t immediately looking to bring in a new offensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter). Rapoport points to running backs coach Duce Staley and wide receivers coach Mike Groh taking bigger roles within the team’s offense. Head coach Doug Pederson...
Via Pro Football Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira: Eagles were in illegal formation on trick play

One of the controversies to arise from the Super Bowl had to do with whether or not the Philadelphia Eagles were lined up in illegal formation on the “Philly Special” trick play that resulted in a touchdown pass to Nick Foles. One former official thinks they were in illegal formation.NFL rules expert Mike Pereira, who serves as a TV analyst for FOX, said in an interview with Talk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Eagles have a very cap-friendly backfield

It’s never easy to repeat in the NFL, but the Philadelphia Eagles have plenty to like ahead of the 2018 season. However, everybody knows about the Eagles now. There aren’t going to be any surprises. That said, moves have to be made to improve the team to ensure they stay competitive. Well, except in one particular department: running back.Obvious moves the Eagles could make, according...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Tom Brady enjoying this Sunday much more than last Sunday

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t sulking around the house in his pajamas after watching his team lose to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII last Sunday.What else would we expect from a five-time Super Bowl champion who has a wife that most men would literally give their left arm for? Well, Brady has decided to hit up the legendary Costa Rica coast with his...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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