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Chip Kelly explains why he kept DeMarco Murray out of Monday's practice

When DeMarco Murray was held out of Monday's practice, the reasons for his absence were a mystery to everyone--Murray included. On Tuesday, head coach Chip Kelly explained that the team checks players’ hydration levels and they didn’t want to put Murray on the field because they felt there was an increased chance of further problems.“It was a training staff decision,” Kelly...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Season Preview: Game-by-Game Predictions Pt. 1

The Philadelphia Eagles come into the 2015 season with a lot to prove. Following an up and down offseason that featured severe changes, the Eagles will look to improve the defensive side of the ball in the hope of getting back to the playoffs. Look for the defense to be much improved all around, where they could easily transform into a top-10 defense. On the other side of the ball...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray clueless on why he didn't practice the first day of training camp: 'You've got to get good work in instead of just crazy work'

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly does things his own way as shown by his myriad of offseason moves that left many scratching their heads, but this time it was running back DeMarco Murray who was left wondering what is going on. According to Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Murray stated that he wasn’t injured, and not practicing was the coach’s decision. Murray...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson vs DeMarco Murray: Who has the bigger season?

With each of the 2015 training camps under way, there are many questions that are on football fans minds like who is going to have the most passing yards or who is going to end up with the most rushing yards? Or maybe, people are wondering who will be the bounce back Player of the Year? Well, I might just have that answer for you. There are few running backs that stand out and have...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ladies, Make Your Fantasy Football Team More Than Just a Dream

So ladies, you want to be in your neighborhood, friendly fantasy football league? There are some things to consider before accepting the invite, and then attending the draft. In some instances, women have the unfortunate circumstances of their knowledge being discounted right off the bat. If they think you don’t know what you are doing, you are viewed as a layup. Some guys will...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Position Preview: Running Backs

The 2015 Philadelphia Eagles somehow managed to bolster their backfield to be even more volatile than last season when they had LeSean McCoy. But with the free agent signings of Ryan Mathews and last season’s NFL leading rusher, DeMarco Murray, the Eagles find themselves with not only the most talented backfield in football, but also the deepest. The three-headed monster may end...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray isn't thrilled Eagles limited reps in practice

DeMarco Murray chose his words rather cautiously, but they still couldn’t hide the displeasure in the meaning. According to Corey Seidman of CSN Philly, the Philadelphia Eagles running back didn’t know why the team limited his reps during the opening day of training camp. Murray shook off any rumors off an injury, saying: “No, I’m fine, I’m fine. That’s how it goes...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray was upset Eagles coaches sat him yesterday

Incoming Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray was held back at practice yesterday thanks to a coaching decision, and he wasn’t happy about it. We haven’t had much of a chance to see Murray at work in midnight green yet, so I thought you might enjoy this clip from Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Here you’ll see Murray going through individual drills on...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Leave America’s Team and this happens….

It wasn’t long ago that DeMarco Murray was apart of the Dallas Cowboys and everyone knew his name.  Now that he has left, the media has even forgotten.  Look at this tweet:   DeMarco Murray is a whole new man in Philly, a new team, a new position, even a new name (via @SilverAndBlue92) pic.twitter.com/KTymR8xgjc — Someone’s An Idiot (@SomeonesAnIdiot) August 3, 2015 You...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Observations

  View image | gettyimages.com  Patrick Causey, on Twitter @PhillySportsPMC The Philadelphia Eagles had their first practice of training camp yesterday. Chip Kelly's drastically rebuilt team was finally taken from the abstract and put on full display. Here are 10 points you need to know following Day One: 1. Sam Bradford is Healthy and Ready to Go Sam Bradford said that if...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Running Game Could be the Best in Football

DeMarco Murray and Ryan Matthews splitting reps at Eagles training camp to prepare for the upcoming season (Getty Images) Chip Kelly doesn’t like dancers. He made that very clear this offseason when he traded Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills in favor of tackling machine Kiko Alonso. Although trading McCoy seemed like a head scratcher at first, it has opened...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RB DeMarco Murray limited during Sunday's practice

Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray was held out of all team drills during Sunday's practice, according to ESPN, but as far as anyone knows, he's not injured. Head coach Chip Kelly and the team were mum about whether anything is wrong with the 27-year-old. Murray participated in the early portion of practice, but watched the rest of the day from the sidelines. Phil...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

If Eagles were to sign a mainland Chinese player, jersey sales would increase by a million…

This is just a short break from the usual “da da da” coverage of Eagles training camp…oh, Bradford overthrew Agholor on a crossing pattern…oh, DeMarco Murray sat out the afternoon session… You know what would be really cool? If we could recruit a Chinese mainland athlete who had a shot to make this team… My immediate thoughts go to Yao Ming. He’s 35 and retired now...
Via Eagles Eye
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Randle dismisses Steven Jackson’s plea to Cowboys

With DeMarco Murray now in Philadelphia with the Eagles, Joseph Randle is firmly in the mix to be the lead running back for the Cowboys this season. It’s a cherished spot to have, considering Dallas has among the best offensive lines in the NFL. Heck, Steven Jackson went as far as using Twitter to let...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray: fantasy football’s riskiest pick

The month is August. The NFL is getting prepared for training camp and preseason football. Meanwhile, Fantasy Football lovers around the country are doing extensive research to gain an edge and take home their league’s respective trophy. If you are an avid Fantasy Football competitor like myself, then I have no doubt you are looking for the sleepers this upcoming season and also...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles getting the started early with signage

The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles are going to play each other on September 20th and again November 8th during the regular season to renew a rivalry that has dated back to the Cowboys inception in 1960.  The Cowboys lead the series 63-49-0.  There have been countless games that have been “of the ages” including the “Bounty Bowls” and many more.  This years games...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Randle: The Next Cowboys Leading Rusher

Joseph Randle is currently heading into his third year in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys.  Following the departure of DeMarco Murray, he and Darren McFadden must attempt to take over the former league-leading rusher’s workload.  Last year Murray racked up 1,845 yards, averaging 4.7 yards per carry, and ran it in 13 times.  This was an impressive feat, but his stats are undermined...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Philadelphia Eagles are turning around their secondary

This was an offseason that won’t be soon forgotten for Philadelphia Eagles fans. Lots of moves were made by head coach Chip Kelly, most notably trading away running back LeSean McCoy, swapping quarterback Nick Foles for injury prone Sam Bradford, and the signing of running back DeMarco Murray and quarterback Tim Tebow. There are plenty of question marks for this squad heading into...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones supports Joseph Randle as Cowboys’ starting RB

The Dallas Cowboys lost star running back DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency this offseason, and are hoping that one of the running backs on their roster can replace him. Unfortunately, those running backs are Joseph Randle and Darren McFadden. There has been speculation that Jerry Jones could look to add another running back before the season, but he seems...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray: Cowboys and I made best decision

New Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray believes the Dallas Cowboys made the best decision for themselves in allowing the 2014 rushing champion to leave the team. On March 12, Murray inked a five-year, $42 million deal with the NFC East rivals replacing star running back LeSean McCoy who had been dealt to the Buffalo Bills earlier in the off-season. "It was nothing personal...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three fantastic fantasy matchups for the Philadelphia Eagles in September

The new season is almost here and fantasy football fanatics are excited as anybody. Last year I fell in the playoffs to our eventual cover32 league champion. This time around I’m putting a greater emphasis on individual matchups and tight end streaming. With that in mind, here are three great fantasy matchups for the Philadelphia Eagles during the first month of 2015… AROUND...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Where will Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles Fit in Behind DeMarco Murray for Philadelphia Eagles?

LANDOVER, MD – DECEMBER 20: Running back Darren Sproles #43 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes in the second quarter as strong safety Phillip Thomas #41 of the Washington Redskins gives chase at FedExField on December 20, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The Philadelphia Eagles revamped their running back corps this offseason with the addition of DeMarco...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly talks running back rotation

  View image | gettyimages.com Since Chip Kelly took over in 2013, the Eagles' running game has been one of the best in the NFL. With the departure of LeSean McCoy and the additions of DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews, the team now has a committee of backs to run the ball. Under Kelly's system, McCoy carried the ball more times than any other running back in the NFL the last...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Eagles' RB snap distribution remains uncertain entering training camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have completely revamped their running back depth chart since when Chip Kelly took over in 2013. Last offseason, they added Darren Sproles, and this offseason they added DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews. Over that same time span, they said goodbye to LeSean McCoy, Bryce Brown and Chris Polk.With a new group of talented backs on the roster, predicting the Eagles...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys officially release RB Ryan Williams

So much for that theory. According to Nick Eatman of the Dallas Cowboys official website, the team has released running back Ryan Williams, who was considered an under-the-radar candidate to replace DeMarco Murray. Cowboys have officially cut RB Ryan Williams and LB Cam Lawrence — Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) July 28, 2015   According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Williams underwent...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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