Wookin’ pa Nub in all the wrong places… that’s what the Eagles intend to do with the “seam route”…

Hehe, that last photo up there is the Iggles secondary’s getting beat bad by a “seam route”… We bring you this preseason Training Camp infomercial on the “seam route” courtesy of “Dutch Rubb” in Berks County, Pa., who says “if you’re not happy with our job on fitting you with that perfect custom auto part, then our job’s not done”… Which brings us to the...
Via Eagles Eye
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad news for Eagles fans— eaglescap.com has called it a day…

I will miss Bryce Johnston‘s 10-year-old column devoted to following the Eagles’ salary cap. The guy is as close to a Casey Kasem of the Eagles’ salary-cap watch as we’ve ever seen. An accountant with the attention to detail that you want in your home-team cap analyst— you won’t easily replace this guy in the realm of Eagles bloggers. What’s more, he knows and understands...
Via Eagles Eye
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Philadelphia Eagles draft Teddy Bridgewater if he’s available at No. 22?

For those who are unaware, the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft strategy is to select the best player available when the Birds’ pick is up. This couldn’t be more evident than during the second round last year, when the Eagles took tight end Zach Ertz months after signing James Casey to a lucrative deal. Could the Eagles be in a similar situation this year? Quite possibly. Louisville...
Via cover32 - Eagles
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles play the "Price Is Right" game with UFA's...

General manager Howie Roseman is on record as saying he will make big-spending exceptions for exceptional players in free agent bidding wars, which officially begin today (Tuesday) at 4:00 P.M. EST. The trick, of course, is like the merchandise bid on "The Price Is Right"--- get as close to the actual value of the merchandise without going over the retail price. ...
Via Eagles Eye
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Eagles: Part 4, Tight Ends

This is part 4 of an 11 part series, this part will focus specifically on the tight ends on the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles and how the team can improve heading into the 2014 season. Each part will focus on a specific positional group with 11 in all (QB, RB, WR, TE, OL, DL, ILB, OLB, CB, S and ST [K, P, KR and PR]). Now let's talk Eagles' tight ends.2013 Eagles' Tight Ends...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 best free agent tight ends of this offseason

The Eagles don’t need a tight end right now, and are actually pretty set at the moment. Brent Celek and Zach Ertz immediately factor into their plans, while James Casey may is a special teams wizard. Casey’s situation could be one to monitor, however. His cap hit is just south of $4 million dollars in 2014, a good chunk of money for a third-string tight end. When the Eagles signed...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent Tight End Preview

Zach Ertz is expected to take the "next step" next year for the Eagles, but who will be joining the tight end ranks? (Image Courtesy of BetAmerica.com). Over the next couple of weeks, Eagledelphia will be addressing the Eagles free agents needs while evaluating producing a position-by-position analysis. The today’s area to be addressed: Tight End. It was an interesting...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens solidify coaching at tight end and wide receiver...

Two player positions on the hot seat in Baltimore right now for do-or-die improvement are Tight End and Wide Receiver. But at least the Ravens went out and recruited two of the best assistant coaches in the business at those respective positions. Brian Pariani is the Ravens' new tight ends coach, replacing Wade Harman, who went on to take an assistant line coach job with...
Via Ravens Football Machine
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Eagles’ 2015 Super Bowl odds are a bit surprising

Who says it’s too early to start thinking about next year already? Because it isn’t. While the Super Bowl was winding down, sports betting expert R.J. Bell tweeted out some early odds for the 2015 Super Bowl: 2015 Super Bowl odds: Sea 7/1; Den, SF 8/1; NE 12/1; GB, NO 20/1; Atl, Cin, Car 25/1; Ind, KC, Phil, Chic, Ari 30/1 — RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) February 3, 2014 The Eagles...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles' tight-end depth could lead to changes

Last March, after the Eagles signed fullback/tight end James Casey to a three-year deal, coach Chip Kelly discussed the NFL’s trend of two-tight end offenses and suggested that the tandem of Casey and Brent Celek could be the foundation of his first-year offense. And then came Zach Ertz. Kelly plucked the Stanford tight end in the second round last April, 35th overall, and further...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles 2013 Free Agency Review: James Casey

Eagles tight end James Casey took on a much different role in 2013 than many anticipated when he was signed away from the Houston Texans as a Free Agent last spring.  Over the course of the next two weeks we will examine each of the Philadelphia Eagles 2013 free-agent signings and off-season additions and look at how they contributed to this year's NFC East championship team...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles offseason 2014 is officially ON...

The NFL tournament is down to the Final Four----  San Francisco and Seattle in the NFC, and Denver and New England in the AFC---   which is the EYE's cue to officially begin looking at the 2014 season for the Eagles. Jay Gruden is the new head coach in Washington, DC. The Dallas Cowboys have decided to retain offensive coordinator Bill Callahan. No big changes in the...
Via Eagles Eye
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Eagles’ 2013 free agent acquisitions

The Eagles added a number of key pieces via free agency last season, and it was general manager Howie Roseman’s first opportunity to go after the Chip Kelly-type player. In this space, we’ll take a look at the free agent signings that were on the 53-man roster at some point this year, evaluate their season and speculate on their chances of having an impact in 2014. CB Bradley...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Tight Ends Continue To Make Big Impact For Eagles?

Nick Foles threw 34 passes in Sunday’s win against the Cardinals. Over one-third of those passes were intended for either Brent Celek or Zach Ertz. The two tight ends combined for nine receptions for 97 yards and all three Eagles touchdowns. The combination also contributed to the offense in ways that don’t appear on the stat sheet. Both tight ends contributed as blockers as...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Best side effect of a blow-out win---everyone gets to play more snaps...

Yes I know we have to move on to the next big game coming up in Green Bay. But a few final thoughts on the massive effort by the Eagles against Oakland... It is such an overall advantage for a team to run out there and grab a big early lead as the Eagles did against the Raiders this past Sunday. The reasoning is it sets you up to rest your starters at the end and to get valuable...
Via Eagles Eye
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Friday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Friday’s quick hits: 1. Michael Vick has officially ruled himself OUT for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. 2. Despite Foles’ success and the talks of a QB controversy, both QB’s don’t want this to get...
Via Eagles Faithful
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Foles to Start at Quarterback for Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles tight end James Casey is inactive today against the Buccaneers with a groin injury. Photo Courtesy PhiladelphiaEagles.com As expected, despite a week of Michael Vick being a limited participant at Philadelphia Eagles practice, Nick Foles will make his first start of the season today against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Foles threw for 381 yards and two touchdowns...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Eagles Roster

The Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster is, umm, interesting. Since cut down day Saturday, the Eagles have 21 new faces from a year ago. That is almost a turnover rate of fifty percent! The only other team that had as much turnover are Andy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs. Before cut down, Chip Kelly said he would have final say. Seeing that Casey Matthews not only survived being cut on...
Via Eagles Faithful
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles’ James Casey exits with hamstring injury

Philadelphia Eagles tight end James Casey exited last night’s preseason finale against the New York Jets after suffering a hamstring injury, according to Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Casey sustained the injury during the first quarter of the game, after which he didn’t return. It concluded a disappointing preseason for Casey, who has battled injuries throughout...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles' Celek rejuvenated by Kelly's offense

To borrow a line from Mark Twain reports of Brent Celek's football death have been greatly exaggerated. A subpar season and the offseason arrival of two heralded tight ends - free agent James Casey and second-round pick Zach Ertz - had a lot of people in these parts ready to put the 6-year veteran out to pasture. But when the Eagles open the season in less than 2 weeks against...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Team Previews: Philadelphia Eagles

Key Additions QB Dennis Dixon, RB Felix Jones, WR Arrelious Benn, TE James Casey, DE/DT Clifton Geathers, NT Isaac Sopoaga, DE/OLB Connor Barwin, DE/OLB Emmanuel Acho, ILB Jason Phillips, CB Bradley Fletcher, CB Cary Williams, S Kenny Phillips, S Patrick Chung, P Donnie Jones, OT Lane Johnson (draft), TE Zach Ertz (draft), DT Bennie Logan (draft), QB Matt Barkley (draft),...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Two is Better Than One for the Texans

Former Texans Fullback, James Casey Much was said when the Houston Texans let James Casey sign this off-season with the Philadelphia Eagles. Critics were quick to say the Texans did not use Casey right in the offense and he could have been used to create more mismatches for the offense to exploit. No matter the case that was made for Casey, the Texans will actually be a better...
Via State of the Texans
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Death of an Eagles Salesman...

I got "the Talk" yesterday... you know, the Willy Loman "talk" you get when they think you're ready to be put out to pasture...or you need a very long rest. I guess my blurbs on the Eagles have been running a little long lately... but you know THERE'S SO MUCH TO TAKE IN!! But when the super arch-enemies--- the Great Brizer and the Ultimate Curmudgeon...
Via Eagles Eye
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles TE James Casey Undergoes Surgery On His Knee

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News Tight EndsTags: James CaseyPhiladelphia EaglesEagles tight end James Casey had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee earlier this week and will miss the rest of the OTA workouts. Casey wrote this morning on his Twitter account the following message:  ”I had a minor scope done on my right knee. I’ll be back to full speed in two weeks...
Via GCobb.com
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles’ James Casey underwent a knee scope

Philadelphia Eagles fullback James Casey announced on Twitter that he underwent a knee scope and will be out for a couple of weeks. I had a minor scope done on my right knee. I’ll be back to full speed in two weeks. Better to get it taken care of now. #GoEagles — James Casey (@jamescasey85) May 23, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? The post Eagles’ James Casey underwent a knee...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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