Three reasons the Philadelphia Eagles will glide into the playoffs

I can sit here and spout off the Philadelphia Eagles’ preseason offensive statistics to make a fan optimistic, such as league bests in offensive yards (455.5) and passing yards (299.8), and second best in rushing yards (155.8). I can look at the defensive stats, last in passing yards allowed (269.8) and second to last in total defense (394), but point to a 2-2 record and claim...
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Chris Polk Questionable For Week 1

Eagles backup running back Chris Polk is questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville due to a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:The Eagles are carrying only three running backs to start the season - LeSean McCoy, Darren Sproles and Polk. Polk has no fantasy value unless there is an injury.
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The Mullen Files: Top 5 2014 NFL Fantasy Football Running Backs

LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles – McCoy is entering the second season of Chip Kelly’s fast paced offense. He is also coming off a season in which he amassed over 2,100 all-purpose yards and 11 touchdowns. The entire Eagles offensive line will be back except for Lane Johnson in the first four games. McCoy, dare I say it, will only get better entering his sixth season. Matt Forte...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville at Philadelphia: 5 Things to Know

If you are a person who believes in all statistics being equal, here are a few you should read about your Jacksonville Jaguars.Over the preseason, the Jaguars (with a 1-3 record) scored 61 points, which if you go the math, averages 15.25 points per contest. Last season, the team averaged 15.3 points. Take that for what it is worth. It was the preseason.The defense allowed 16.75 points...
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Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Coming off a season that saw the Eagles win the NFC East and host a playoff game, this is a season where the team could be better than last season. MUCH BETTER.Nick Foles is coming off a magical season. LeSean McCoy is poised to be the best running back in the NFL. The defense is fast and we all know speed kills. Darren Sproles was added when the team let DeSean Jackson go to Washington...
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McCoy has sights set on 2,000 yards rushing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) LeSean McCoy holds eight Philadelphia Eagles team records, is a two-time All-Pro, and already declared to the world that he's the best running back in the NFL. He thinks he can do more. ''There's different things that I can get better at,'' McCoy said. ''A lot of players, they hide it because they get to a certain level where they...
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Boy Do I Hope The Broncos & Redskins Score A Lot Of Points This Year

Last night I took part in my 14 man money league and I randomly got the 13th pick (yay!). I went with bit of a gamble, pretty much banking on both the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins to have amazing offensive years.#454041086 / gettyimages.comMy teamQB - Peyton ManningWR - Pierre GarconWR - DeSean JacksonWR - Wes WelkerRB - Montee BallRB - Bishop SankeyTE - Martellus...
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Four observations on the Philadelphia Eagles final roster

The Philadelphia Eagles trimmed their roster down to the mandatory 53 players on Saturday, and there are number of implications to note about the moves they made. Let’s get right to it. 1. The Eagles are depending heavily on the health of LeSean McCoy.  By only carrying three running backs in McCoy, Darren Sproles, and the currently injured Chris Polk, the Eagles better hope...
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Philadelphia Eagles get to 53-player limit

The Philadelphia Eagles announced 22 roster moves on Saturday to get to the league-mandated 53-player limit before the 4 PM deadline. From the team’s official website: EAGLES GET TO 53-PLAYER LIMIT PLAYER NOTE LB Emmanuel Acho Team’s leading tackler in the preseason. Casey Matthews’ ability to play both OLB and ILB saved roster spot. G Josh Andrews Rookie free...
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Top 5 Fantasy Running Backs for 2014

With preseason games teasing us before we finally get some real football, the next best thing to turn our attention to is fantasy football. Draft lobbies everywhere are opening up as we speak and soon everyone will be wheeling and dealing for the best players available that they can add to their squad. With that said, some players are simply more valuable than others at their respective...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles see Sproles as viable backup for McCoy

He’s indispensable but not invincible. How well the Eagles do this season, whether they repeat as NFC East champions and go deep into the postseason, has quite a bit to do with LeSean McCoy. More specifically, it has quite a bit to do with McCoy’s health. A year ago, McCoy led the NFL in rushing. He carried the ball 314 times for 1,607 yards. That works out to a robust 5.1 yards...
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2014 Draft is in the Books

The 2014 draft party was a success. About a dozen managers were in attendance at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill in Bricktown, Oklahoma City. Philadelphia Eagles RB Lesean McCoy went first overall, and Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was the final pick of the first round. You can see the full draft results here and here (although the OIL2 is considering a redraft due...
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Eagles Injury Update: LeSean McCoy not held back in practice

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was able to participate in practice yesterday. There was a little concern about McCoy after he left Thursday's preseason game Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He injured his thumb on a play and came out of the game, but he seems fine. #453926574 / gettyimages.comAccording to Philly.com's Zach Berman, McCoy&...
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LeSean McCoy's nicks and bruises no concern; still the first overall fantasy pick

LeSean McCoy sits atop my rankings and should be your 1st overall pick for the 2014 NFL season. Fantasy Football owners or hopeful owners received a bit of a scare Thursday night against the Steelers when he left with a thumb injury. But, he is OK and looked better than that piling up 50 yards and a touchdown on six touches before exiting in the first quarter. If you haven’t...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Eagles – First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. On the third play of the Eagles’ opening drive, Jason Worilds was turned inside, providing a clean lane for LeSean McCoy. While Ryan Shazier nearly got to the play, he couldn’t put forth […] Steelers vs Eagles – First Half Notes And...
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Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown Part Of Eagles Packaged Plays

When Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has his offense firing on all cylinders, it really is fun to watch. Kelly is a master of doing a lot out of one formation with very interchangeable personnel. Packaged plays. Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Eagles first touchdown to running back LeSean McCoy was not […] Steelers Film Room: LeSean McCoy Touchdown...
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X-rays on LeSean McCoy's thumb come back negative

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was sent for X-rays on his thumb in the first quarter of Thursday's 31-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. McCoy called for the trainer after his first touch on the opening series. He came back out for the next drive, which was capped off by his own 22-yard touchdown on a beautifully executed screen play.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

X-Rays Negative On LeSean McCoy's Thumb

Eagles fans and a lot of fantasy owners were sweating when running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday's game with a thumb injury, but X-rays were negative.Fantasy Spin:Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane says there are no fractures or torn ligaments. This an example of why its best to draft just before the season begins. Now that he appears fine and has two weeks to heal, he...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles exit unscathed after brief injury scares to McCoy, Maclin

The Philadelphia Eagles may have spent all of their good fortune on Thursday night, coming away unscathed in a 31-21 preseason win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. With the third preseason game acting as the “dress rehearsal” for starters, both first-team units were given more snaps than the previous two weeks. More repetitions lead to a higher chance of injury and the Philly...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Starters shine as Eagles claim first preseason win against Steelers

The Eagles first two preseason games featured some highs and some lows. Both ended with the same result. There was very little negative in the team's first home game of the preseason. The Eagles dominated on offense and turned in a much-improved defensive performance to claim their first win of the preseason in convincing fashion, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-21, on Thursday...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy has a sprained thumb

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ended up suffering a thumb injury during tonight’s preseason game against the Steelers. The good news is that McCoy didn’t suffer a serious injury. LeSean McCoy has a sprained thumb, source said. No fractures or torn ligaments but out for the rest of the game. #Eagles — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) August 22, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
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LeSean McCoy undergoing X-rays on his thumb

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was sent to the locker room to undergo X-rays on his thumb. The #Eagles announce LeSean McCoy went in for an X-ray on his right thumb & his return in tonight's game is unknown. #eaglesvssteelers — Jesse Peel (@JPSportsRuckus) August 22, 2014 McCoy just scored a touchdown on a screen pass. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
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LeSean McCoy Leaves Game for X-Rays on Thumb

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy abruptly left their preseason game tonight against the Steelers with an apparent thumb injury. Cameras showed the stud fantasy back leaving the field without his helmet following a touchdown: CBS Sports is reporting that the Eagles sent McCoy to the locker room for x-rays on his thumb. While the news is far from an ACL tear, those who have already...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lesean McCoy leaves the game with unknown injury

Philadelphia Eagles running back Lesean McCoy’s been suffering from a turf toe, injury but tonight’s game proved interesting when he started the game perfectly fine. After a few good plays McCoy was taken into the locker room. This will probably end his night against the Steelers. @BobLabriola: LeSean McCoy being taken to the locker room. […] The post Lesean McCoy leaves the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Injury Update: Chris Polk struggling with torn hamstring

LeSean McCoy is clearly the No. 1 running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, and Darren Sproles is in line for a significant role after being acquired from the New Orleans Saints this offseason. Chris Polk seemed to be locked into a roster spot, but he has not practiced since early in training camp and is still not fully recovered from what Polk himself said is a Grade 2 partial...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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