Philadelphia Eagles Roster Cuts: 9 More Coming, But Who?

By 6:00pm EST, Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles have to cut nine players to get down to the 53-man roster limit.  Yesterday they released 12 and placed one on the injured reserve list. Here are the 12 released on Friday: LB Everette Brown DT Antonio Dixon QB Dennis Dixon DE David King QB G.J. Kinne OL Matt Kopa CB Trevard Lindley WR Ifeanyi Momah WR Will Murphy OL Dallas...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The Cuts... part 1 and part 2... Eagles update...

We will update this blurger with the final round of Saturday's cuts as they happen... But as of Friday night, here is the second of three waves of final cuts:  According to Jordan Raanan of, here's the scorecard so far: The Eagles trimmed their roster to 62 on Friday when they released 12 players and placed rookie defensive end Joe Kruger on injured reserve...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles make difficult cuts as roster takes shape

So much for Dennis Dixon having a leg up because he knows Chip Kelly's offense. Dixon was one of 12 players cut by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday as they moved closer to the 53-player roster limit. He had a standout career at Oregon when Kelly was the Ducks' offensive coordinator there, and signed with the Eagles in February, not long after Kelly took the job. But Dixon...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Release 12 Players, Joe Kruger to IR

The Philadelphia Eagles have begun their final cuts by releasing 12 players and preserving seventh round DE Joe Kruger on injured reserve. Released players, courtesy of the Eagles’ press release: LB Everette Brown DT Antonio Dixon QB Dennis Dixon DE David King QB G.J. Kinne OL Matt Kopa CB Trevard Lindley (waived with injury settlement) WR Ifeanyi Momah WR Will Murphy OL Dallas...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Mocking the Eagles with Mayock and Machiavelli...

Our special guests on the eve of Draftmas are NFL analyst and home-grown talent Mike Mayock...and the scheming prince himself, Machiavelli. For those last-minute MACH 10 ballots, you're going to need the inspiration and strategy of both our guests.                                          ...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles put QB Foles on injured reserve

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Foles broke his hand in last Sunday's loss to Washington. Michael Vick will start the final game of the season against the New York Giants on Sunday. Dixon played in two games for Indianapolis Colts this season. He spent three seasons...
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December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts Release NT Dixon and RB Moore, Elevate CB Green and FB Hughes from Practice Squad

In preparation to host the Miami Dolphins this Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium the Colts have made some roster moves. First, they released veteran RB Mewelde Moore and waived ex-Philadelphia Eagle NT Antonio Dixon. To take their spots on the 53-man roster, the Colts signed CB Marshay Green and FB Robert Hughes who were on the practice squad. They also have signed speedy CB Teddy Williams for...
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October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Analysis of Week 6 Roster Moves – Defense

Second in this week’s look at the roster churning, we’ll take a look at the defensive side of the ball. Due to significant injury questions in the defense’s front seven, the Colts, this week, have released CB Justin King while signing free agent NT Antonio Dixon and elevating both DE Clifton Geathers and OLB Jerry Brown from the practice squad to the active roster. It...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Things to Watch for in Their Final Preseason Game vs. the New York Jets

It’s the final night of preseason football and for many, that is a sigh of relief. For others, however, it is the last opportunity they will have to prove their worth on their respective team’s roster. Photo Credit: As is the case in Thursday night’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets, where many of the names most would come to...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Cedric Thornton or Antonio Dixon, Who Gets Final Spot on Eagles DL?

The defensive line is the deepest position on the Philadelphia Eagles and could prove to be one of the NFL’s best in 2012.  They usually keep 10 DL on the final roster and the 10th and final spot could very well be a battle between DTs Cedric Thornton and Antonio Dixon. First, here are all of the defensive lineman on the current roster: Trent Cole Jason Babin Brandon Graham Vinny...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles' first serious TC injury--- Riley Cooper...

I hate writing about injuries.  Don't wanna see 'em, don't wanna strategize around them...But you have to report the truth.Riley Cooper is escorted off practice field by Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder after suffering a broken left collarbone in a passing drill on Saturday... Wide receiver Riley Cooper suffered a fractured left collarbone while trying to catch...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Encouraged Eagles add depth to defensive line

The Eagles led the NFL with 50 sacks last year. Then they spent the offseason trying to make their defensive line even better. Take last year's NFL-best group and add rookie Fletcher Cox, a first-round tackle from Mississippi State, second-round pick Vinny Curry, a tackle from Marshall, and then add yet another tackle, Antonio Dixon, who missed all of last year with an injury...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: DL Rotation Could Be Best in the NFL in 2012

The defensive line rotation for the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles has a legitimate chance of being down-right scary.  This is because the secondary line could be just as strong as the first unit.   Photo: Last season, the Eagles’ defensive line accounted for 46 of the team’s 50 sacks.  37 of the line’s 46 sacks were from the four starters: Trent Cole, Jason Babin,...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Overview of the Eagles Key Draft Acquisitions

Overview of the Eagles Key Draft Acquisitions  Written by Leslie Branch The 2012 draft is complete, and everyone agrees that the Eagles did a great job this year. Here are a few of the Eagles’ top picks.  Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State (6-4, 298). This pick alone solidified the Eagles’ 2012 draft as a a success in the minds of fans and critics alike. The 12th overall...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

DT Derek Landri Extends Stay with Philadelphia Eagles by One Year

It’s not the long-term deal he had hoped for, but DT Derek Landri will be extending his stay in Philadelphia by one year. The Inquirer says the deal is worth a “possible $1.8 million.” Derek Landri The 6-2, 290 Landri made his presence known on the line in the 2011 season, despite being cut by the Eagles just before the start of the season. He was brought back to help the team...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

DT Antonio Dixon Tendered One-Year Offer by Philadelphia Eagles

Antonio Dixon. Image via It was expected that the Eagles would make an offer to their sole restricted free agent, DT Antonio Dixon. And on Monday they did just that. Other teams have until April 20 to make Dixon an offer, if they are interested. Should that occur, the Eagles have 7 days to match it. If they do not, then Philadelphia will receive a 2nd round draft...
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March 13, 2012  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Eagles Free Agency Priorities

Which team will make the biggest splash in free agency this year? You an be sure it won’t be the Philadelphia Eagles, who learned a tough lesson in 2011 after going on a free agency spending spree. No, the Eagles will be happy to have a quiet free agency period in 2012 and fly under the radar. The team should have the following priorities: 1) Hang on to these guys: OG Evan Mathis...
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March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

5 Mistakes Philadelphia Eagles Must Avoid in 2012 NFL Free Agency

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Heading into free agency, the Eaglesdon’t have many holes to fill, especially for an 8-8 team. They have a significant level of talent on both sides of the ball along with great punt and kick coverage units.Offensively, they were one of the most productive units in the league. Outside of reducing turnovers, there’s really not much of an improvement...
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Free Agent Watch: Who’s Returning and Who’s Not

Teams have from February 20 to March 5 to apply the franchise tag to players, if they so choose. Full on-free agency begins on March 13th. The Eagles have 11 unrestricted agents, and 1 restricted free agent on which they must make important decisions in the coming days. We all remember the team’s free agent frenzy last summer. This year calls for more calm, pragmatic decisions...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Questions And Answers About The Eagles Defense

What kind of defense lets a team begin the game by getting the ball run down their throats? I think the Eagles need to draft some big tackles. I think they miss Antonio Dixon because he’s the only big tackle they have. Why were those holes big enough to drive a tractor trailer [...]
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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