Eagles only winning team losing turnover battle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Through 14 games the Philadelphia Eagles have committed a league-high 34 turnovers, three more than the next highest team, and 11 more than any other NFC team with a winning record. Yet the Eagles still have nine wins, despite 19 interceptions from quarterbacks Nick Foles (10) and Mark Sanchez (nine) and 15 fumbles, five of which have come from the quarterbacks...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Reportedly Discussing A Contract Extension With OLB Brandon Graham

Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly reports that the Eagles have approached OLB Brandon Graham about a contract extension. According to Mosher, contract talks began several weeks ago and the Eagles have reportedly extended him a  four-year offer. However, Mosher adds that the two sides are still “far apart” at this point in time. One of the main issues is that Graham could end up...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

No time for belly-achin’— Eagles prepare for Redskins…

RG3 has been named the starting QB for Redskins against Eagles in Week 16 rematch… Okay, no more grumpy talk from me for the remainder of the season. I had my little rant about the Chippah’s methodology on offense. I appreciate the spirited debate and the insightful comments that arose from the Bored on the subject. Now it’s time to buckle my fan chinstrap and quit flapping...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles linebacker Cole to miss Redskins game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles will likely be without veteran outside linebacker Trent Cole when they face a must-win game against the Redskins on Saturday. Cole suffered a broken hand in the Eagles' 38-27 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday night. Defensive coordinator Bill Davis said it doesn't look good for the veteran to play Saturday. ''There's some things he has...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles OLB Trent Cole Breaks Hand Casting Doubt On Availability

  Citing an NFL source, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Enquirer reports that Eagles OLB Trent Cole suffered a broken hand, casting doubt on his availability for the rest of the season. Cole left the game against Dallas in the third quarter, and did not return. Cole, 32, has spent his entire career with Philadelphia.  While his numbers have slightly regressed from his peak years...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: What the Eagles learned vs. Seattle, position power rankings & more

Eagles Columns - Turnover trouble: Are the Eagles as good as their record indicates? (READ) - Five reasons the Eagles will beat the Cowboys and clinch the division (READ) - Tony Romo says Fletcher Cox should be in the Pro Bowl (READ) - Five takeaways from the Eagles’ home loss to Seattle (READ) - Kicker power rankings: Is Cody Parkey number one in the NFL? (READ) - Linebacker...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Linebacker power rankings: Did Brandon Graham of the Eagles make the top 10?

The last time we ranked the league’s best linebackers, Von Miller of the Denver Broncos was tearing up opponents like nobody’s business. A lot has changed around the NFL since then, but Miller is still kicking far too many asses to remember any names. Is he still on top of our list? There’s only one way to find out. Here are the top ten linebackers playing in the NFL right...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles front 4 boasting big numbers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Not since their front four boasted the likes of Reggie White, Clyde Simmons, Jerome Brown and Mike Pitts has the Philadelphia Eagles been as good on the pass rush as this season. Going into Sunday's game against Seattle, the Eagles are second in the league in sacks with 42, on pace for 56. That would be the most the team has had since 1989, when Simmons, White...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three connections between the Seahawks & Eagles that might surprise you

This week the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field in what promises to be a great game and perhaps an NFC Championship preview. On the surface these teams have a lot in common. Both like to run the ball, both are coached by former Pac-12 geniuses. But if you look deeper you’ll find there are many connections between them you didn’t know...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three connections between the Eagles and Seahawks that might surprise you

This week the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field in what promises to be a great game and perhaps an NFC Championship preview. On the surface these teams have a lot in common. Both like to run the ball, both are coached by former Pac-12 geniuses. But if you look deeper you’ll find there are many connections between them you didn’t know...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Brandon Graham on Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas: 'I can be where he is, even better'

PHILADELPHIA — For the first several years of Eagles outside linebacker Brandon Graham's career, any mention of his name was immediately followed by an unflattering comparison to Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. "But he isn't Earl Thomas" was the familiar chorus that followed Graham ... CONTINUE READING: Eagles' Brandon Graham on Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas: 'I can be...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles players take to Twitter to celebrate Thanksgiving beat down of the Dallas Cowboys

This is what we were most thankful for on Thanksgiving Day: A total beatdown of the Dallas Cowboys by the Philadelphia Eagles. The defense was unstoppable. The offense was on fire. Tony Romo and his team were in meltdown mode. And the Eagles fought their way to #1 in the NFC East. All right in Jerry’s World. And thankfully, the revolution was televised across the land for all...
Via Philly Sports Muse
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Brandon Graham says game vs. Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving is 'Super Bowl to us'

PHILADELPHIA — it's no secret that theEagles vs. Cowboys showdown on Thanksgiving is a big game. Both teams enter Thursday with matching 8-3 records with all three blemishes being conference losses, which gives the winner a huge leg up in the tiebreaker department in an air-tight race for the NFC East division championship. Eagles outside linebacker Brandon Graham ... CONTINUE...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: A defensive stat needed to defeat the Cowboys in week 13

Philadelphia Eagles (8-3) @ Dallas Cowboys (8-3) Thursday, November 27th 4:30, FOX, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX Before the season, this Thursday’s game looked to be another step for the Eagles to dominate the division and for the Cowboys to settle in to another 8-8 (or worse) season. Instead, the day has as much importance in giving thanks as it does deciding the NFC playoff...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles - Titans Takeaways

Trap Games Are Bullsquat> Every time a good team plays a bad one, every pre-game analysis has to involve the words Trap Game, by Congressional rule> This, of course, pre-supposes the idea that in a league where double-digit upsets are a weekly occurrence, that there is such a thing as truly good and truly bad teams> The Titans win the toss and defer, KR Josh Huff continues...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles players were not happy with Aaron Rodgers laughing at them

The Green Bay Packers and QB Aaron Rodgers put on a show against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. During the Packers 59-20 blowout of the Eagles last Sunday, Rodgers threw for 321 yards and three touchdowns with a passer rating of  120.1. Throughout the game, Rodgers was shown smiling and laughing as his team went up and down the field Sunday. That didn’t go unnoticed...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Brandon Graham on ‘smirking’ Aaron Rodgers: ‘That s— pissed me off’

The Green Bay Packers continued its red-hot offensive onslaught on yet another victim with a 50-23 throttling of the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday at Lambeau Field. While the Packers could slap each other on the back on the sideline and enjoy an easy victory as the game got out of hand in their favor, Eagles players...Read More The post Eagles’ Brandon Graham on ‘smirking’ Aaron...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles LB Brandon Graham ‘pissed off’ by Aaron Rodgers

The Philadelphia Eagles did not at all enjoy the feeling of being embarrassed on Sunday Night Football while the Green Bay Packers were out there laughing it up and enjoying themselves throughout the blowout. In fact, linebacker Brandon Graham was particularly peeved at Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers’ smiles and smirks during his 341-yard, 3-touchdown performance were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles 'pissed off' about Aaron Rodgers laughing at them

The Eagles defense put together its worst showing of the season in Sunday's 53-20 loss to the Packers. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers completed 22-of-36 passes for 341 yards (3 TDs). He was spotted laughing and smirking numerous times during the game. It looked like Rodgers was joking at the Eagles' expense, especially after the Packers produced a big play. And numerous players that...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Didn’t Like Aaron Rodgers Laughing at Them

The Packers whipped the Eagles on all sides of the ball on Sunday, so much so that Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was laughing. The Eagles didn’t care for Rodgers’ jovial nature too much. “Hell, yeah.  That sh-t pissed me off,” linebacker Brandon Graham said, via Geoff Mosher of  “I wanted to get him.  But at the end of the day, shoot, he was doing his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
29 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons the Philadelphia Eagles defense has improved in 2014

Before the season, the NFC East favorite Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to have one of the most potent offenses in the NFL, but question marks all along the defense. After finishing near to last in almost every defensive category in the 2013-14 season–29th in yards allowed, 32nd in passing yards allowed, 17th in points allowed– and minimal personnel change (only one new starter...
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuesday Review: Defense keys latest Eagles win

  It was understandable that all eyes were on Mark Sanchez for Monday night's game against the Panthers. But the game was won by the Eagles defense. Pick any player. They all contributed.  There were standouts. Connor Barwin was a stud once again with 3 1/2 sacks. Brandon Graham was all over the place, even if he didn't supply the numbers. Overall, the defense's performance...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles flying high after total shutout of New York Giants

The Philadelphia Eagles head into their bye week flying on the highest note possible: On the heels of total shutout of those New York football Giants 27-0. 27-zip. 27-to-nada. However you say it, the score is beautiful. This is the game when LeSean McCoy finally got going, notching 149 rushing yards. The tight ends got into the act, with Zach Ertz and James Casey both getting in...
Via Philly Sports Muse
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The question marks: 3 players with cloudy futures for the Philadelphia Eagles

It is still a transitional time for the Philadelphia Eagles in their second season under head coach Chip Kelly. Just because the time is considered a contender this season does not mean there is a finished product on the field. The offense may not yet have a franchise quarterback and the defense still lacks a full roster of 3-4 players. Some of these are obvious: outside linebacker...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Brandon Graham make his mark in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham heard the same rumors everyone else did all offseason. ''That I was going to be traded, yeah I heard those, too,'' Graham said after Friday's practice. Graham wasn't traded before or during the May draft, as expected. It probably didn't soothe his feelings any when the Eagles spent their first-round pick on a pass-rushing...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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