JAMAR CHANEY NEWS

Falcons Sign LB Thomas Howard

Due to injuries, Thomas Howard could have a role in the Falcons defense. (John Grieshop) The Atlanta Falcons made a couple of moves on Tuesday, signing veteran linebacker Thomas Howard and releasing linebacker Jamar Chaney. He was selected in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He spent the first five years of his career in Oakland before signing with...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Filling the Roster Spots: Falcons Sign LBs Chaney and Gaither, FB DiMarco

He has experience at all three linebacker spots, but Chaney will likely play on the outside with the Falcons. (Elizabeth Robertson) The Atlanta Falcons were forced to fill three roster spots after injuries ended the seasons of two players (Kroy Biermann and Bradie Ewing) and forced Sean Weatherspoon to be placed on injured reserve-designated to return. To offset the blows to the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New Falcons Chaney, Gaither adjusting to new setting

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- During his three-plus seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, linebacker Jamar Chaney, signed by the Falcons on Tuesday, passed through a dizzying number of defensive coordinators and positional coaches -- so much so that he had trouble remembering all of their names.Along with eight-year veteran Omar Gaither, Chaney was signed to provide linebacker depth at...
Via Fox Sports South
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons sign replacement LBs Chaney and Gaither

The Falcons have begun the process of back-filling the holes left in their defense by signing a pair of experienced linebackers. The team announced they signed former Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney and journeyman Omar Gaither filling the roster spots created when linebacker Sean Weatherspoon was placed on short-term IR and defensive end Kroy Biermann the season-long version. Chaney...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Upon further wee-view, Eagles looking better...

I had the pleasure to re-watch the NFLN delayed broadcast of the Eagles vs. Jaguars PS3 game last night in the company of the Great JB-Sage-Qwest, Don Pardo, and the impeccably dressed Dr. Funt... I can't speak for that entire brain trust, but I can tell you I walked away from the show with a renewed appreciation for what the Kelly regime is trying to accomplish. Despite...
Via Eagles Eye
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Make First Cuts; Phillips, Chaney Released

The Philadelphia Eagles have begun the process of releasing players to reach the NFL mandatory 75-player limit by 4 pm on Tuesday. Among the surprise cuts were linebacker Jamar Chaney and cornerback Eddie Whitley. Free agent safety Kenny Phillips was also released. Phillips, signed from the New York Giants on a one-year deal, was expected to compete for a starting safety spot. The...
Via Eagles Faithful
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

The Eagles should draft Jarvis Jones with the 4th pick

At 6’3″ 240lbs, Jarvis Jones is the best linebacker in the country hands down. In fact, he might be the best defensive player in the country. With the 4th pick in this years draft, the Eagles should give strong consideration to drafting Jones, who would undoubtedly make an impact from day one. If the speculation that the Eagles are going to hire Todd Grantham and move to a 3...
Via The Broad Street Journal
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No love lost between the Philadelphia Eagles linebackers and the departure of the Wide-9

It was no illusion. The Philadelphia Eagles defense played better than they had in weeks in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It couldn’t have all been because the death knell had been blown to the Wide 9 with the firing of Jim Washburn, could it? Not all, but it certainly didn’t hurt. The linebackers  felt that new d-line coach Tommy Brasher’s more traditional...
Via Philly Sports Muse
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles deactivate punt returner Damaris Johnson

Punt returner Damaris Johnson and linebacker Jamar Chaney are among the inactives for the Eagles against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Johnson will either be replaced by Mardy Gilyard or former Pro Bowl returner DeSean Jackson. Johnson averaged just 6.0 yards on eight returns and had nine fair catches. Chaney had started the last two games for the injured Akeem Jordan, who returned...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Aftermath of a tough loss in Pittsburgh...

All things considered, I think the Eagles come out of the woulda-coulda-shoulda 16-14 loss to the Steelers in pretty good shape... Yeah, we should have beat 'em... I know we let them off the hook. Physicality was not the issue. And maybe that's the good news. We matched up pretty well against the supposedly "more physical" team. Maybe we failed to get off...
Via Eagles Eye
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

The task of bringing down Big Ben looms large for the Eagles defense

I really don't like having a photo of this man on my site. Image via jimrome.com The Philadelphia Eagles face a notoriously tough Pittsburgh Steelers team at Heinz Field this Sunday. The Steelers are coming off of their bye week and a disappointing 1-2 record. They’ll be rested and ready to push towards a winning record. Add to that the return of some of Pittsburgh’s best...
Via Philly Sports Muse
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: Welcome back, real refs!

The NFL and NFLRA came to terms on an eight-year agreement late on Wednesday night, meaning that “regular” officiating crews will be back on the field for tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup. After Week 3′s shenanigans it was clear that things couldn’t get much crazier–or much worse–with the replacement officials. Thank goodness that this ridiculous chapter...
Via Philly Sports Muse
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

"Hot in Bethlehem"--- Brizer's official TC notes on Eagles, circa 2012...

Like the trouper he is, our beloved GateKeeper Emeritus Brizer traveled to Lehigh University on Friday and filed his observations... And as he told us, he would comment on specific targets of concentration, and not necessarily on the entire experience...GK Brizer represented at Eagles TC on Friday in his traditional "State of The Eagles Union" garb... Somehow he stayed...
Via Eagles Eye
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: How Penalties on 3rd Down Impacted the 2011 Season

As a supplement to my previous article about the Philadelphia Eagles getting back to the basics, I wanted to throw in some penalty statistics that may be of interest…or concern. A reader brought up a point about getting killed with penalties on third-down last year that either kept the opponent’s drive alive, or thwarted our own drive.  Since I can remember that penalties...
Via Eagles Addict
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Time out from OTAs: Philadelphia Eagles build a playground

After participating in the first day of the second set of OTAs of the 2012 offseason, members of the Philadelphia Eagles were off to have a little fun on Wednesday afternoon. They took part, along with every other member of the organization, in the 16th annual playground build of the Eagles Youth Partnership. This year’s build took place at Comegys Elementary School in Southwest...
Via Philly Sports Muse
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Early Look at Philadelphia Eagles LB Depth Chart

One of the most intriguing roster battles on the entire Eagles roster this offseason is the competition for the starting three linebacker positions. Last year the Eagle linebacker situation was something of a train wreck. So far the Eagles have used this offseason to trade for 7 year veteran Demeco Ryans and drafted Mychael Kendricks in the 2nd round of the NFL draft. These additions...
Via Eagles Addict
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles voluntary OTA is fun to follow...

I had forgotten how much fun OTA coverage can be for Eagles fans. We didn't get any OTA's or minicamps last year either...and we missed out on a lot. The NFL should realize by now it must at all reasonable cost avoid interruption of year-round events and coverage. There's too much fan interest to risk alienating it. For now, the league is getting a pass from fans on...
Via Eagles Eye
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Sign DB Wade Bonner

I think we know at least one person who performed well at rookie mincamp this weekend. The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Monday that they signed DB Wade Bonner to their 90-man roster. Bonner participated in the camp on a tryout basis. As the team was already at the 90 person limit, Philadelphia released WR Darnell Williams in order to make room for Bonner. Bonner (5-10, 195),...
Via Philly Sports Muse
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston College Linebacker Luke Kuechly Should Be The Eagles 15th Pick

Should be is the key phrase here. We all know how Andy Reid loves to out-think himself when it comes to drafting talent.It’s clear the Eagles have glaring holes at the linebacker position. Except for Jamar Chaney, I could live without the rest of them. People that don’t know the Eagles, or don’t know their tendencies are always so confused why the Eagles don’t ever draft...
Via The Broad Street Journal
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Philadelphia Eagles

The “Dream Team” was far from anything to dream about in 2011. There certainly was plenty of star power on the Eagles’ roster, but there were certain gaps in said roster that dragged down the team as a whole, and those will need to be addressed this offseason for the Eagles to advance to the postseason in 2012.    Most Eagles’ fans were quick to point fingers at defensive...
Via Football Nation
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Heartbreak…In Their Own Words

I don’t have much to say about what happened in Super Bowl 46 at the moment. Nor do many members of the Philadelphia Eagles. In the last moments of hope and desperation, a bit of humor from Jamar Chaney: And then…well, I don’t have to tell you what came next. I mean honestly. I thought the Patriots were supposed to be good? Want more Philly Sports Muse? You can find me...
Via Philly Sports Muse
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamar Chaney Undergoes Surgery, Eagles Work Out Trent Edwards

According to Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. In addition, the Eagles worked out former Bills quarterback Trent Edwards. Possible Vince Young replacement?
Via Buzz On Broad
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Who Should Be Their Top Free Agent or Draft Day Target?

The Eagles certainly won’t be able to go on the type of spending spree this year as they did last offseason, but should use some of their available cap room on upgrading at middle linebacker. Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, who may not be asked to return next season, played around with the position all year long but never seemed to make up his mind on who he wanted to stick...
Via Football Nation
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Could Washburn Be On His Way Out?

This season, the Eagles defense lived and died by the coaching of defensive line coach Jim Washburn and his Wide 9 system. The big risk, big reward style of coaching Washburn preaches is a big reason why rumors are now surficing that he might not be back for a 2nd season with the Eagles. Whether or not Washburn comes back will be revealed in time. Until then, it is fair to question...
Via Buzz On Broad
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Final Cut: Eagles-Cowboys Rewind Notes

One of the unheralded stories of 2011 is the regression of Michael Vick. After borrowing Superman’s cape last season, Vick returned to mere mortal status once again. Just as a simple measurement, in 2010 he had quarterback passer rating above 90 in 10 out of his 12 games. This year, he’s only had 5 out of 12. However, things seem to be picking back up for Vick as he and the...
Via NBC Philadelphia
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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