Eagles Can’t Count On Special Teams and Defensive Touchdowns in 2015

AP Photo/Matt Rourke In 2014, the Eagles ranked third in points per game with an average of 29.6.  The only two teams who averaged more points per game were those with the high-powered offenses of Denver and Green Bay. That may lead casual NFL betting fans to think that the Eagles must have a high powered offense of their own, right? Well, sort of, but not really. Chip Kelly’s...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft History – 2006

The second installment of our ten part series examining the last ten New York Jets drafts, with a look at the 2006 — Mike Tannenbaum’s first as the team’s GM. (Here is 2005) 1st Round, 4th overall pick — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, T, Virginia With Brooks Bollinger under center and the help of a Justin Miller kick return touchdown, the Jets beat the Bills 30-26 in the final...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles special teams coordinator Dave Fipp is some kind of prophet

We knew that last week’s matchup with the Dallas Cowboys wasn’t going to be pretty from the very beginning. In the opening moments the Cowboys kicked off to the Eagles and the ball dropped short. Josh Huff failed to communciate with Brad Smith and let the ball fall in front of him. Dallas was able to recover in the ensuing scramble. They took over in Philadelphia’s red zone...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys get revenge, defeat Eagles to move atop NFC East

  View image | It couldn't have started any worse. But somehow, the Eagles climbed out of a hole and were in position to claim a victory. And just when the momentum shifted, the Eagles let the Cowboys jump right back in. The Eagles erased a 21-point deficit only to let the Cowboys storm back with a 17 more points in a 38-27 loss to Dallas on Sunday night at Lincoln...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 15 wrap-up: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

In a Sunday Night Football thriller with the NFC East on the line, the Philadelphia Eagles came up short as they lost to the Dallas Cowboys by the final score of 38-27. Unlike the Thanksgiving day game, tonight started as a disaster for the Eagles. On the opening kickoff, a miscommunication between Josh Huff and Brad Smith left a live ball that was recovered by Dallas deep in Eagles...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Injury Report: Jason Kelce, Evan Mathis, Brad Smith

The Philadelphia Eagles are leading the NFC East with an impressive 6 – 2 record. Unfortunately, the Cowboys are also having a great year, which means Philadelphia has to continue its winning ways or they could be fighting for a playoff spot come January while Mr. Romo enjoys the bye: #458508602 / The Eagles final Week 10 Injury Report has only one blemish...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

4 Eagles miss practice, including Ryans, Kendricks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Four Eagles missed practice Thursday, including both starting inside linebackers and wide receiver Brad Smith, who had surgery this week. Starting linebackers DeMeco Ryans (groin) and Mychal Kendricks (calf) sat out practice for the third straight day as the Eagles prepared to take on an NFC East rival, the New York Giants, on Sunday night. Also sitting out for...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Dolphins, Eagles, Saints, & Titans

Chiefs Chiefs tried out TE Brandon Barden, LB Brandon Copeland, LB Carlos Fields, TE Mike Flacco, WR Jamar Howard, LS Jorgen Huus, RB Deji Olatoye, and LS Tyler Ott. (Aaron Wilson) Colts Owner Jim Irsay’s suspension officially ends at noon on Friday. (Bob Kravitz) Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (arm) is practicing for the third time this week Thursday. (James Walker) Eagles...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Special teams doing big things for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Placing heavy emphasis on special teams in the offseason and in practice has paid off for the Philadelphia Eagles. Their special teams have already scored four touchdowns - all in the last three games. They've returned blocked punts for touchdowns two weeks in a row and they have TDs on kickoff and punt returns. Those scores made a difference in a 3-point win over...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Late Game Magic Runs Out in Loss to Niners

#456468420 / In recent weeks the Eagles saw late game heroics from a number of players to help secure wins in games in which they found themselves trailing by double digits at some point. It was the opposite in this one as they were up 21-10 in the 2nd quarter but allowed 16 straight points and lost 26-21 in Santa Clara. They started off the right way after Trey...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Total failing by the Philadelphia Eagles’offense costs game against the San Francisco 49ers (VIDEO)

Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles offense could get nothing going against the San Francisco 49ers. With the many  questions surrounding what this Philadelphia Eagles team is and what it isn’t heading into the fourth game of the season, there was never a question about the offense. The 3-0 start showed that, regardless of the start, the Birds would and could generate points...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers score 13 in 2nd half, Eagles late rally falls short in loss

The Eagles were one yard away from a potential 4-0 start and had two plays to get it. But inside the redzone, the plays simply weren't there again. That summed up a horrible day for the Eagles offense, who didn't manage a single point as the Eagles fell for the first time this season, losing to the San Francisco 49ers, 26-21, on Sunday at Levi's Stadium. The Eagles got on the board...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 4 wrap-up: Philadelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers

In what many called the first real test for the team who has soared on second-half comebacks, the Eagles dropped their first game of the season as the San Francisco 49ers came out with the victory by the final score of 26-21. It was all defense and special teams in the first half to get the Eagles going. After an unsuccessful opening drive by Nick Foles and the Eagles offense, Trent...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Block Punt In End Zone, Recover For TD

The San Francisco 49ers got off to a really bad start on the first possession. A huge Colin Kaepernick sack forced the 49ers to punt from their own end zone and the Eagles were able to push the blockers back into Andy Lee, which blocked the punt. Brad Smith then recovered the loose ball for […] The post Philadelphia Eagles Block Punt In End Zone, Recover For TD appeared first on Diehardsport.
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Time For Eagles to Play the Roster Numbers Game

Surprise keeper? Photo: Ron Tarver/ Chip Kelly and the Eagles have some tough decisions to make by tomorrow at 4pm.  A total of 22 players will have to be cut in order to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Many of them will be relatively easy decisions, but the tough ones will come down to how many players Chip will want to keep at a certain position.  In other words...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Battles

#470774411 / The most intriguing training camp battle for the Philadelphia Eagles would be at the safety position. Nate Allen had a terrific season. He had 82 tackles, one INT, and a sack. His numbers improved from previous seasons. But, he will have to fend off Earl Wolff, a player who the Philadelphia Eagles are very excited about. He did bang up his knee, but showed...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles look to upgrade special teams in 2014

In 2014 the Philadelphia Eagles kickoff and punt return game will see new faces, while the punt and kickoff coverage unit will see plenty of competition with the addition of new players in the offseason. One of the positions that will see pressure coming into training camp will be at kicker. Alex Henery has been with the team since 2011 but his stats have been going down since his...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Eagles: Part 11, Special Teams

This is the final part of an 11 part series, this part will focus specifically on the special teams' players on the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles and how the team can improve heading into the 2014 season. Each part will focus on a specific positional group with 11 in all (QB, RB, WR, TE, OL, DL, ILB, OLB, CB, S and ST [K, P, KR and PR]). Now let's talk Eagles' special teams.2013 Eagles...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Today’s clicks; Jackson to the Pro Bowl

TODAY’S CLICKS Brad Smith has a unique hobby outside of football (READ) Behind Enemy Lines: A look at the Giants’ 2013 season (READ) JACKSON HEADED TO HAWAII Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is headed to the Pro Bowl. #Eagles WR DeSean Jackson has been officially added to the Pro Bowl. He is replacing Texans WR Andre Johnson. — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) January...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Smith has a unique hobby outside of football

The NFL season isn’t officially over, and the Philadelphia Eagles probably wish they were practicing right now. Instead, coaches and front office personnel are evaluating the team and player performances from 2013, and are already getting a start on next season by scouting of college film. The players, meanwhile, are taking time away from the game. This includes wide receiver Brad...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Funny but fruitful, Chip's signs working in Philly

Anyone unfamiliar with Chip Kelly's unique way of disguising play calls might confuse the Philadelphia Eagles' sideline for a commercial promoting the City of Brotherly Love. There's the Liberty Bell, Rocky Balboa, the Phillie Phanatic, Benjamin Franklin, Will Smith as the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ... and even a cheesesteak. Kelly has chosen some iconic Philadelphia figures - and...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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