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Why the Philadelphia Eagles need more creativity at inside linebacker

I’ve been vocal since the early parts of the offseason that the Philadelphia Eagles were doing the right thing by spending most of their resources on building depth as opposed to finding a “superstar safety” like Jairus Byrd, now of the New Orleans Saints. The allocation of resources is a major part of team building, and the team was very thin at a lot of positions. With the...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Work Out Veteran LB Jason Phillips

  Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys brought in veteran LB Jason Phillips for a workout on Thursday. This news comes just a few hours after HC Jason Garrett told reporters that doctors have advised 2013 sixth-round pick LB DeVonte Holloman to retire from the NFL because of a neck injury. Phillips, 28, is a former fifth-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens back...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Dress Rehearsal Preview

Before I dig into the upcoming Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers preseason match-up and dress rehearsal for the upcoming regular season, I want to take a moment to discuss two Eagles trade that transpired over the last 24 hours. On Tuesday, the Eagles started the day off by releasing veteran inside linebacker Jason Phillips. He looked really […] The post Philadelphia Eagles...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The first cut is the deepest for Jason Phillips— and Eagles trade for Kenjon Barber…

Aw man, I saw this coming for Jason Phillips…it really sucks for him, but at least by the mercy of being the first cut for the Eagles he gets an early shot at catching on with another team desperate for a special teams guy who is a backup linebacker. We should be talking about our regulars facing off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the upcoming preseason Game 3 on Thursday night…...
Via Eagles Eye
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles release linebacker Jason Phillips

Today the Philadelphia Eagles released linebacker Jason Phillips. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Christian University (TCU). @RavensInsider: Eagles cut former Panthers and Ravens linebacker Jason Phillips Phillips will now try to clear the waivers. The post Eagles release linebacker Jason Phillips...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Release LB Jason Phillips

  The Philadelphia Eagles announced Tuesday that they have released LB Jason Phillips, per Adam Caplan. Phillips, 28, is a former fifth-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens back in 2009. He later signed a two-year contract with the Eagles as an unrestricted free agent in March of last year. Phillips had a base salary of $730,000 coming his for the 2014 season. Last year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Training Camp Wish: No Significant Injuries Please!

AP Photo/Rich Schultz The 2014 Philadelphia Eagles season truly begins today as players report for Training Camp.  Yes, football is back baby!  I’m looking forward to the intense position battles and see how the team comes together. However, looming in the background of all the excitement of getting back to football is the one thing I dread most during camp and preseason… Injuries...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Must Feel Good About Their Backup Inside Linebackers

The NFL Draft has come and gone and if there was one surprise, it was that the Eagles didn’t select an Inside Linebacker to potentially be DeMeco Ryans’ heir apparent. Hell, they didn’t even sign a rookie free agent at that position. That speaks volumes about how they must feel about Najee Goode, Jake Knott, Jason Phillips and Emmanuel Acho. To me, the defining moment in the...
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May 20, 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

Scooped by Spadaro on my Eagles IR Comeback Guys story...

I had this story set up for weeks in advance... I knew the Eagles had these guys stockpiled on Injured Reserve, and as of February 5th they would be set free...So slowly I turned, step by step, and gathered notes on which one of them might still be viable candidates to contribute to the 2014 campaign... We are talking about veteran receiver Arrelious Benn.... Speed rusher Phil...
Via Eagles Eye
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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