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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Eagles Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin: Marcus Smith gained 15 pounds, put on a lot of muscle

You can't judge an NFL player by his rookie season alone, but it's safe to put the Philadelphia Eagles' 2014 first-round pick, outside linebacker Marcus Smith, on bust watch. Despite the investment, Smith managed to make the field for just 74 total defensive snaps in 2014. At one point, the Eagles tried converting him to inside linebacker just to get him on the field. That transition...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Barwin on Marcus Smith: Physically, he looks different

Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel underwhelmed as rookies, but Marcus Smith's first season in Philly was an equal mess. Fellow Eagles LB Connor Barwin says fans are in for a surprise in 2015.
Via Philly Sports Live
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez, Connor Barwin visit Amtrak crash victims, hospital staff (pics)

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez and linebacker Connor Barwin dropped by Temple University Hospital on Wednesday to visit with victims of Tuesday’s tragic derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, per a CSN Philly report. The hospital is one of four area hospitals that treated victims of the crash, an accident that left eight people...Read More The post Mark...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles picture book on a sunny May day…

Not much breaking news football-wise on the Philadelphia Eagles today— but it is good to see many of the players led by Connor Barwin assisting in the emergency relief efforts at the Amtrak derailment disaster scene just outside the city. Linebacker Jordan Hicks, the Eagles’ third-round pick out of Texas, agreed to terms with the Eagles on a four-year rookie deal today (Thursday...
Via Eagles Eye
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Barwin hopes Brady's suspension is reduced to two games

Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin is hoping that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension gets reduced after the appeal process. However, Barwin's preference has nothing to do with whether or not he believes Brady deserves to see it reduced. Barwin looks at the situation strictly as how it will affect the Eagles.When told that Brady is currently...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin receives hand-signed letter from Bill Clinton

It's fair to say that Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin has made a strong impression on former President Bill Clinton. After the two met for the first time last October, Clinton immediately went out on bought his own Connor Barwin Eagles jersey. That wasn't all: Clinton went out of his way to thank Barwin for personally signing Clinton's new jersey. Barwin posted...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Eagles Roster: Linebackers

The Eagles linebacker corp last year was better than it has been in years. However, an injured DeMeco Ryans has distorted this vision, leaving his responsibilities late in the season to the below-average Casey Matthews.Since then, the position has undergone some changes, such as trading for Kiko Alonso and releasing veteran Trent Cole. With all moves considered, here's a look at...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Guard Evan Mathis Joins the Box Jump Club

The NFL has two trends going on right now--one-handed catches and box jumps. It seems like everytime we turn on our computers we see another football player going nuts making some sort of crazy one-handed catch or jumping higher than any normal person should be able to jump from a standing position. Than again, we are not talking about normal people when it comes to professional...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin Looking to Challenge J.J. Watt's Box Jump Mark

For some reason it seems that NFL players just love to post videos of themselves doing one of two things--dunking and doing box jumps. Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin decided recently that he wanted to post a video of himself completing a pretty impressive box jump, but he wanted to do a little more than just that. He decided to let a former teammate, J.J. Watt, know...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin disproves white men can’t jump theory

For decades scientists, physicians and philosophers have debated whether or not white men can jump. Up until this point the dominant theory is that they in fact can not. Today Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin disproved that theory once and for all… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin disproves theory that white men can’t jump

For decades, scientists, physicians and philosophers have debated whether or not white men can jump. Up until this point the dominant theory is that they in fact can not. Today Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin disproved that theory once and for all… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Three things we have learned about the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason

The Philadelphia Eagles’ offseason has been nothing short of ridiculous so far, with all the trades and flurry of moves in free agency. As we inch closer towards the draft, let’s take a step back and make some observations about what the team has done and make some predictions about what they will do in the coming weeks… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 cornerbacks...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Life goes on in Philly— Shady McCoy spews sour grapes…

It makes no sense… Shady McCoy winds up in Buffalo with $16 million guaranteed in his first year there— and he’s STILL pissed off about getting traded by the Eagles… “Time it was and what a time it was…preserve your memories…they’re all that’s left you…” That little philosophic-tid-bit stolen from Simon & Garfunkel (“Bookends”) should be applied like...
Via Eagles Eye
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin: Eagles have improved since last year

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Connor Barwin, who just had his entire 2015 salary guaranteed, thinks the Philadelphia Eagles offseason moves have improved the team. The Eagles have moved Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and let Jeremy Maclin and Trent Cole go.  But they have added Sam Bradford, Kiko Alonso, Byron Maxwell, DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews. “Right now, it looks like...
Via Sports-Glory
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Barwin's contract restructured by Eagles

  View image | gettyimages.com The Eagles have made many moves this offseason that present creative contract situations and require some tweaking of contracts already in place. One of the players taking on a new contract of sorts is Connor Barwin. Barwin's contract was restructured by the Eagles on Wednesday and confirmed in a tweet by Barwin. I'm not going anywhere! Thanks...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Restructure OLB Connor Barwin’s Contract

Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly reports that the Eagles and OLB Connor Barwin reached an agreement on a restructured contract on Wednesday. According to Mosher, this move is not designed to free up cap room, but instead to reward Barwin for his performance in 2014 that led to him being a Pro Bowl selection. Barwin ... The post Eagles Restructure OLB Connor Barwin’s Contract appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barwin announces he has re-signed with the Philadelphia Eagles

If you were worried that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was trying to get rid of every single player who was around before he arrived, you can rest easy… AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock Draft: Version 1.0 of how the first round will unfold QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power According to linebacker Connor Barwin‘s twitter account...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Linebacker Connor Barwin has signed an extension with the Philadelphia Eagles

If you were worried that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was trying to get rid of every single player who was around before he arrived, you can rest easy… AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock Draft: Version 1.0 of how the first round will unfold QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power According to linebacker Connor Barwin‘s twitter account...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars get a billboard to support local college team in NCAA Tourney

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going out of there way to support the local college hoops team. Go get 'em today, @OspreyMBB! #SWOOPLife (h/t @JAXbillboards) pic.twitter.com/9EogQo6ZYN — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) March 18, 2015 Now how nice is that? AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock Draft: Version 1.0 of how the first round will unfold QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Linemen Engage In Epic Pushup Battle

Philadelphia Eagles linemen Jason Kelce and Beau Allen went head-to-head in an epic pushup battle, with Connor Barwin on their back.
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

After Early Free Agency, Do the Philadelphia Eagles Have a Top 20 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Alum Connor Barwin Gives Back

Former Bearcat tight end, defensive end and even forward on the basketball team, Connor Barwin, was back in the Queen City recently to host a football clinic for kids with hearing issues. UC football spoke with Barwin about his experience being involved in the community along with his time at Cincinnati and what the university means to him. Barwin has had a highly successful NFL...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report Card: Grading the Philadelphia Eagles linebackers for the 2014 season

The Philadelphia Eagles linebacker core was solid for much of the 2014 season. Connor Barwin had a career year, DeMeco Ryans was making plays in the middle until falling to injury, Trent Cole and Brandon Graham had quiet solid seasons and first round pick Marcus Smith II barely saw the field which has a lot of folks calling him a bust. Today I am going to take a look at the linebacker...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Diminutive Eagles RB Darren Sproles proves he belongs with the NFL’s giants

If you’re like me, you completely forgot about last night’s Pro Bowl game between Team Irvin and whoever they beat. No matter. Here’s what you need to know about the Philadelphia Eagles who participated. At one point linebacker Connor Barwin had to tackle teammate Darren Sproles, and he didn’t hesitate to wrap him up. Here’s how Les Bowen of Philly.com tells it: “For...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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