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Offseason Free Agent Targets for Pittsburgh Steelers

Like most teams that are eliminated from the playoffs, much of the attention immediately shifts to the offseason ahead – namely the NFL Draft. But for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the focus should first be on who they should sign in free agency starting on March 10 at 4 p.m.Watching the Steelers this past season it’s clear to see which areas of the football team they need to upgrade...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Report Card: Turnovers, penalties haunt Eagles again

  View image | gettyimages.com Another game filled with mistakes may have cost the Eagles the playoffs. A team that was 9-3 just three weeks ago dropped their third straight game on Saturday to the lowly Redskins. To make the playoffs, the Eagles would now need a miracle. Here is this week's report card. Pass offense: Overall, it wasn't a horrible game for Mark Sanchez...
Via Eagledelphia
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles fail to sweep season series with loss to Dallas

View image | gettyimages.com The Eagles fell to the Cowboys 38-27 in a game that was a total rollercoaster ride. The Eagles started out by not picking up the opening kickoff leading to a Dallas recovery, and eventually a score. Two more 3 & outs ensued leading to Dallas touchdowns. Philly was looking at a 21-0 deficit early in the 2nd quarter. Following Dallas’ 3rd score...
Via TopSportsReport
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Play hard and make a wish—Eagles at Redskins Livefyre tailgate…

You’re 9-5 and your back is against the wall— what is wrong with this picture? It’s just the NFL— maybe the regular season is too long—otherwise you could have 4 extra playoff teams in the mix, and the playoffs would begin this week. But here it is. The Eagles would want to beat the Redskins (3-11) regardless of the playoff implications. The Eagles are as healthy as could...
Via Eagles Eye
December 20, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Eagles
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Polk Taking Over Goal-Line Duties For Eagles

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy admitted to CSN Philadelphia that backup running back Chris Polk is taking over as the team's goal-line runner.Fantasy Spin:Polk played just three snaps versus the Cowboys in Week 15, but he scored on two of them. Another goal-line carry went to Darren Sproles who scored. McCoy will continue to lead the team in rushing, but the emergence of Polk and...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Confirms Chris Polk Getting Goal-Line Carries

Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Confirms Chris Polk Getting Goal-Line Carries Philadelphia Eagles’ running back LeSean McCoy hasn’t exactly panned out as your overall No. 1 draft pick this season. One more factor to add into the woes of McCoy owners is fellow running back Chris Polk, who will now be getting … The post Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Confirms Chris Polk Getting Goal-Line Carries...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is 3rd string Eagles running back Chris Polk taking carries away from LeSean McCoy?

Things are getting a little “shady” in the back field with the Philadelphia Eagles.  A late season move has people wondering what is going on with LeSean McCoy.  The last couple of games, McCoy has carried the ball 33 times for 114 yards, averaging 3.0 yards a touch.  But in practice on Wednesday, it was third-string running back Chris Polk getting reps with the first team...
Via cover32
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Eagles, Panthers, Ravens, & Texans

Draft Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (knee) has a $3 million loss of value insurance policy, which has been paid for by the University of Oregon. (Chantel Jennings) Eagles RB LeSean McCoy confirmed that RB Chris Polk will be the teams primary goal-line back. (Rueben Frank) “Some of the short-yardage stuff, Polk’s obviously a little bit more powerful back, so they’ve been...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Polk Vultures Two TDs From McCoy

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy saw 17 touches and produced just 65 yards.Fantasy Spin:McCoy just isn't producing and with Darren Sproles catching more passes and Chris Polk the goal line back, McCoy's fantasy value has taken a significant hit.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Report Card: Eagles falter again in loss to Cowboys

  View image | gettyimages.com The Eagles struggles continued in familiar areas on Sunday night, and this time, it hurt. The Eagles now sit in second place in the NFC East and have to hope for a lot of luck to save their playoff hopes this season. And they can thank their own flaws for being in that position. Here is this week's report card. Pass offense: The Eagles unleashed...
Via Eagledelphia
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Playoffs - Running Backs

Matt Forte owners will be following Monday Night Football closely, as the Bears host the Saints.  Forte scored a TD last week against the Cowboys, and gained 100 yards from the line of scrimmage, but just 26 of them came via rushing yards.  Forte picked up 74 yards on 8 receptions, something PPR guys love! RBs have been so up and down this season, and Jeremy Hill was the lone...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys get revenge, defeat Eagles to move atop NFC East

  View image | gettyimages.com 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...
Via Eagledelphia
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...
Via Total Sports Live
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles' DL need to be stingy again vs Seahawks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Their last challenge was the NFL's leading rusher, Dallas running back DeMarco Murray. This week it's the NFL's leading rushing team, the Seattle Seahawks. The Philadelphia Eagles' run defense, which has gotten better each week, faces another tough test when it hosts the Seahawks and Marshawn Lynch on Sunday. ''That just motivates us,'' Eagles defensive end Cedric...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Report Card: Team effort leads Eagles past Cowboys

  Happy Thanksgiving, Philadelphia! The Eagles delivered another classic game against the Cowboys to add to the holiday festivities on Thursday. In addition, they helped solidify their place atop the NFC East, setting the stage for another meeting between the two teams in just 17 days. But that was not before controlling the game in every aspect. Here is this week's report card...
Via Eagledelphia
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Josh Huff With Spectacular 107 Yard Kickoff Return For TD (Video)

http://fat.gfycat.com/EminentWebbedFossa.webm For the second time this season, the Philadelphia Eagles have returned a kickoff for touchdown. The first time Chris Polk did it, and Josh Huff opened up the game against the Titans with a record breaking 107 yard return for a score. h/t Fansided  
Via Thacover2
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

All eyes on Mark Sanchez as Philadelphia Eagles face Carolina Panthers

As with any game, there are many important aspects of the Philadelphia Eagles on which to focus this Monday night. But who are we kidding: Tonight’s game against the Carolina Panthers is all about Mark Sanchez. Every step he takes, every move he makes, we’ll be watching him. Every throw. Every decision. Can Sanchez ably lead the Birds for the six to eight weeks that Nick Foles...
Via Philly Sports Muse
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Krystal Rankin: The woman behind the camera

Screenshot/GIFDSports Earlier this week, we posted an article hypothesizing what went through the mind of a Houston Texans fan when Chris Polk, of the Philadelphia Eagles, tossed a ball into the stands. We assumed that the Texans fan was unhappy that the opposing team had scored and was trying to prevent the Eagles fan from getting a special souvenir. According to Fox Sports Lacesout...
Via Down and Distance
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Eagles setting up a return of the three-headed monster?

Back in 2003, the Philadelphia Eagles went to the NFC Championship game on the heels of one of the most balanced and versatile rushing attacks in the NFL. They called it the three-headed monster. Duce Staley, Brian Westbrook and Correll Buckhalter. The three runners combined for over 1600 yards on the ground, 20 rushing touchdowns, and another seven receiving touchdowns.   They...
Via cover32 - Eagles
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Report Card: Another not so pretty win for Eagles

  This Eagles season seems to follow a traditional trend. The Eagles are 6-2 and a win is a win. But many of these wins haven’t been pretty. Sunday was another example for the Eagles surviving mistakes and somehow coming out on top, this time against the Texans. Here is this week’s report card. Pass offense: It’s an interesting grade because the pass offense wasn’t...
Via Eagledelphia
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texans fan blocks Chris Polk’s toss to Eagles fan

The Houston Texans lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 31-21 Sunday, and apparently when Texans fans are unhappy, they want all others to be unhappy as well. After scoring a touchdown, Chris Polk tried to throw the ball to an Eagles fan, but his pass was deflected by what appears to be an angry Texans fan. According to Fox Sports Lacesout, they claim that the man was protecting a fellow...
Via Down and Distance
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Polk tries to gift a ball to fan, but toss hits another woman

Sometimes, it doesn't pay to be nice. Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk pulled off a nifty run for a touchdown on Sunday against the Houston Texans. And when he reached the end zone, he thought he would do a favor for some Eagles fans sitting in the end zone seats, by tossing them the ball. But there's a reason why Polk doesn't play quarterback: His toss veered right instead...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Loss to Cardinals a sobering reminder of the Philadelphia Eagles’ weaknesses

The bye week lasts a long time in the NFL. And considering the fact that two weeks ago the Philadelphia Eagles romped a division rival at home in the team’s first shutout in 18 years, it became a little too easy for fans to forget the struggles the team had in the early going, even as it was winnings most of its games. But all those memories returned in Sunday’s 24-20 loss to...
Via cover32 - Eagles
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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